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Famous University Of Massachusetts Boston Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.4k views24 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceManchester, 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
  • 2


    BirthplaceBurlington, 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 for...  more
  • 3
    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceBrighton, 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 Representatives...  more
  • 4
    Professor, Novelist


    BirthplaceGrand 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
  • 5
    Businessperson, Software Engineer


    BirthplaceBoston, 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 1999–2001....  more
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    BirthplaceEastern United States, Boston, New England, United States of America, United States

    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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    Police officer


    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    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). He...  more
  • 8
    Poet, Writer


    BirthplaceCambridge, 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 last...  more
  • 9
    Analyst, Internet Visionary


    BirthplaceBoston, 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 The...  more
  • 10
    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Joseph Abboud is an American menswear fashion designer and author....  more

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    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 the...  more
  • 12
    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 got...  more
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    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 America’s...  more
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    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
  • 15
    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 Norfolk...  more
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    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 of the Boston...  more
  • 17
    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
  • 18
    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
  • 19
    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 Years in a...  more
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    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 in Concord, Massachusetts. KAYAK announced...  more
  • 21


    BirthplaceAddis 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 on...  more
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    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 Representatives...  more
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    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 was...  more
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    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