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

List of famous alumni from University of South Carolina, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of South Carolina include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of South Carolina alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of South Carolina 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 South Carolina.

List ranges from Alex English to Sterling Sharpe, plus much more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of South Carolina?” and “Which celebrities are University of South Carolina alumni?”
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Lauren Michelle Hill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Nude Glamour Model, Model, Actor
Lauren Michelle Hill is an American model and actress. Hill then returned for Fear Factor 's Tournament of Champions for season 2, but was eliminated in the second round. She was a cheerleader ...more
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Donna Rice Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Model
Donna Rice Hughes is president and CEO of Enough Is Enough. In her work with Enough is Enough, Hughes has appeared on a variety of outlets as an Internet safety expert and advocate for children ...more
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John Jenrette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Politician
John Wilson Jenrette, Jr. is an American former politician from South Carolina, best known for his involvement in the ABSCAM corruption scandal, and being the husband of Playboy model Rita ...more
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Jasper Johns is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker
Jasper Johns is an American painter and printmaker.
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Sam Irvin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Television director, Songwriter, Television producer
Sam Irvin is a film and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor, author and film teacher. Irvin's directing credits include Guilty as Charged, Oblivion, Elvira's Haunted Hills, and ...more
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Leeza Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Presenter
Leeza Kim Gibbons is an American talk show host. She is best known as a correspondent and co-host for Entertainment Tonight as well as for having her own syndicated daytime talk show, Leeza. ...more
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Darius Rucker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Darius Carlos Rucker is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in ...more
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Bob McNair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Businessperson
Robert C. "Bob" McNair is an American businessman, philanthropist, and the owner of the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
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Mark Bryan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Mark Bryan is a founding member, songwriter, and the lead guitarist for the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Hootie & the Blowfish. He has spent the last 25 years recording and ...more
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James W. Holsinger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Physician
James Wilson Holsinger, Jr., is an American physician. A former major general in the U.S. Army Reserve, he has worked primarily in public health for over thirty years. He served as the Under ...more
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Ainsley Earhardt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Newsreader
Ainsley Earhardt is a journalist who is the co-host of FOX and Friends First at 5 AM ET. Earhardt is an anchor and correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Earhardt also reports for FOX's ...more
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John Abraham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
American football player
John Antonio Abraham is an American football outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of South Carolina. ...more
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Mookie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Manager, Baseball player, Coach
William Hayward "Mookie" Wilson is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and coach best remembered as the Met that hit the ground ball that trickled through Bill Buckner's legs in ...more
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Kathryn Frost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Military Officer
Major General Kathryn G. Frost was the commander of the United States Army and Air Force Exchange Service from August 2002 to April 2005. At the time of her retirement, she was the ...more
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David Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Lawyer
David Horton Wilkins is an American attorney and a former U. S. Ambassador to Canada during the administration of President George W. Bush. Prior to the appointment, he practiced law for 30 ...more
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Darla Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Banker
Darla Dee Moore is a partner of the private investment firm Rainwater, Inc, and is married to Richard Rainwater, who founded the firm.
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William C. Preston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
William Campbell Preston was a senator from the United States and a member of the Nullifier, and later Whig Parties. He was also the cousin of William Ballard Preston, William Preston and ...more
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Jim Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Politician, Professor
Jim Green was an American-Canadian who was a longshoreman, taxicab driver, community activist, non-profit housing developer, municipal politician, university instructor and development
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Andrew Card is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Politician
Andrew Hill Card, Jr. is an American politician who was White House Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006, as well as head of Bush's White House Iraq Group. Card ...more
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Coleman Livingston Blease is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Lawyer
Coleman Livingston Blease was a South Carolina politician who served as a Democratic state legislator, 90th Governor of South Carolina, and U.S. Senator. Blease was notorious for playing on the ...more
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James Henry Hammond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Publisher, Politician, Lawyer
James Henry Hammond was an attorney, politician and planter from South Carolina. He served as a United States Representative from 1835 to 1836, the 60th Governor of South Carolina from 1842 to ...more
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Adam Everett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Baseball player
Jeffery Adam Everett, is a former American professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played college baseball for both the NC State Wolfpack and South Carolina Gamecocks. He was ...more
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Rita Cosby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Journalist, Author, Presenter
Rita Cosby is a television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling author. She is currently a Special Correspondent for the CBS syndicated program Inside Edition, ...more
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Shaun Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
American football player
Shaun Jamel Smith is a former American football defensive end. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at South Carolina. Smith was ...more
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Dries van Agt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of South Carolina Alumni
Activist, Politician, Diplomat
Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 December 1977, until 4 ...more