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Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Massachusetts Boston and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Massachusetts Boston, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Massachusetts Boston include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Massachusetts Boston alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Massachusetts Boston are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Massachusetts Boston.

List includes Dana White, Joseph P. Kennedy II, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Massachusetts Boston?” and “Which celebrities are University of Massachusetts Boston alumni?”
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Dana White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Promoter

Age: 49

Birthplace: Manchester, Connecticut, United States of America

Dana Frederick White Jr. (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) ...more
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Roderick MacKinnon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Scientist

Age: 63

Birthplace: Burlington, Massachusetts

Roderick MacKinnon (born 19 February 1956) is a professor of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at Rockefeller University who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Peter Agre in 2003 ...more
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Joseph P. Kennedy II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Businessperson, Politician

Age: 66

Birthplace: Brighton, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (born September 24, 1952) is an American businessman, Democratic politician, and a member of the Kennedy family. He served as a member of the U.S. House of ...more
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D. Harlan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Professor, Novelist

Age: 47

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan

D. Harlan Wilson (born September 3, 1971) is an American novelist, short-story writer, critic, playwright and English professor. His body of work bridges the aesthetics of literary theory with ...more
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Biz Stone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Businessperson, Software Engineer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone (born March 10, 1974) is an American entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter, among other Internet-based services. Biz was the creative director at Xanga from ...more
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Thomas Menino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Politician

Age: 76

Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Thomas Michael Menino (December 27, 1942 – October 30, 2014) was an American politician who served as the 53rd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1993 to 2014. He was the city's longest-serving ...more
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William J. Bratton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Police officer

Age: 71

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

William Joseph Bratton CBE (born October 6, 1947) is an American law enforcement officer and businessman who served two terms as the New York City Police Commissioner (1994–1996 and 2014–2016). ...more
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Eileen Myles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Poet, Writer

Age: 70

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Eileen Myles (born December 9, 1949) is an American poet and writer who has produced more than twenty volumes of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, libretti, plays, and performance pieces over the ...more
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Nova Spivack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Analyst, Internet Visionary

Age: 49

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Nova Spivack (born June 5, 1969) is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author. He is the founder and CEO of the early stage science and technology incubator, Magical co-founded ...more
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Joseph Abboud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 68

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Abboud is an American menswear fashion designer and author.

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E. Denise Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
E. Denise Simmons Politician
E. Denise Simmons is the former mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, having served her first mayoral term during the 2008–2009 term and she was the first openly lesbian African-American mayor in ...more
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Phillip Brutus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni

Age: 61

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Phillip J. Brutus (born November 26, 1957 in Port-au-Prince) is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives. Brutus graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, New York. He ...more
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Joe Marengi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Mr. Marengi’s industry experience includes 10 years with Dell, Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL), where he was SVP and general manager of Dell Americas, responsible for all of Dell’s operations in the ...more
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Michael J. McGlynn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Michael J. McGlynn

Age: 65

Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael J. McGlynn is the former Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts. He began his term as Mayor in 1988. He also served from 1977- 1988 as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives ...more
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Robert L. Hedlund is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni

Age: 57

Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States of America

Robert L. Hedlund (born July 12, 1961 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is the Mayor of Weymouth, Massachusetts. He was formerly a member of the Massachusetts Senate representing the Plymouth and ...more
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Jeffrey Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Jeffrey Sanchez

Age: 49

Jeffrey Sánchez has been a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 2003. Sánchez represents the Fifteenth Suffolk/Norfolk district, which is made up ...more
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Ronald Mariano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Ronald Mariano

Age: 72

Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts

Ronald Mariano (born October 31, 1946) is the majority leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. A Democrat from Quincy, he was first elected to the House in a December 1991 special ...more
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Olekina Ledama is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Olekina Ledama

Age: 45

Birthplace: Kenya

Ledama Olekina is a Kenyan politician who serves as the Senator for Narok County. Olekina was elected on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket in the August 8, 2017, general elections in ...more
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Zhu Xiao Di is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Zhu Xiao Di

Age: 61

Birthplace: Nanjing, China

Zhu Xiao Di (Chinese: 朱小棣; pinyin: Zhū Xiǎodì; Wade–Giles: Chu Hsiao ti, born 1958) is a Chinese-American writer. He authored a novel, Tales of Judge Dee, and a biographical work, Thirty ...more
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Paul English is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Paul English

Age: 56

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Paul English is the CEO and Co-founder of Blade, LLC, a Boston-based consumer technology foundry. English was previously the CTO and cofounder of Kayak.com in Concord, Massachusetts. KAYAK ...more
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Amsale Aberra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Designer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Amsale Aberra (1 March 1954 – 1 April 2018) was an Ethiopian American fashion designer and entrepreneur. Her main field of design was in couture wedding gowns, and her flagship store is located ...more
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Emmet Hayes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Emmet Hayes

Age: 68

Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts

Robert Emmet Hayes (born February 11, 1951 in Brockton, Massachusetts) is an American lobbyist and politician who represented the 7th Plymouth District in the Massachusetts House of ...more
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Carlos Henriquez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Carlos Henriquez

Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts

Carlos Tony Henriquez is an American Democratic politician who represented the 5th Suffolk district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives prior to his expulsion from office in 2014. He ...more
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Paul Donato is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni
Paul Donato

Age: 77

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Paul J. Donato is an American politician who currently represents the 35th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He previously served as a member of the Medford, ...more