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Famous University Of South Florida Alumni

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

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like Hulk Hogan and Lauren Hutton.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of South Florida?” and “Which celebrities are University of South Florida alumni?”
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Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Wrestler, Television producer, Entrepreneur

Age: 65

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Terry Gene Bollea (, born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name as Hulk Hogan, is an American retired pro wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and musician. According ...more

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Lauren Hutton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Television producer, Model, Actor

Age: 75

Birthplace: USA, South Carolina, Charleston

Mary Laurence "Lauren" Hutton (born November 17, 1943) is an American model and actress. Raised in the southern United States, Hutton relocated to New York City in her early adulthood ...more

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Mark Consuelos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain

Mark Andrew Consuelos (born March 30, 1971) is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Mateo Santos on the ABC soap opera All My Children (1995–2001; 2010) and supporting actor ...more

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Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Comedian

Age: 72

Birthplace: Fort Bragg, USA, North Carolina

Gallagher is an American comedian and prop comic, known for smashing watermelons as part of his act.

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Kenny King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Wrestler

Age: 37

Kenny Layne (born July 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Kenny King. He is currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is a former one-time ROH ...more
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Daniel Rodimer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Daniel Rodimer Wrestler

Age: 40

Daniel Rodimer (born May 22, 1978) is an American former professional wrestler better known by the ring name Dan Rodman. He is best known for his work with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ...more
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Melissa Howard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni

Age: 42

Birthplace: Japan

Melissa Beck (born Melissa Howard) is a reality show personality and comedian known for her time as a cast member on the 2000 reality television series The Real World: New Orleans and the ...more
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Ricky Luna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 41

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ricky Luna born José Enrique Luna on June 16, 1977, in East Los Angeles, California, is an American entertainer, actor, singer, musician, record producer, DJ, flying trapeze artist, and ...more
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Amanda Evora is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Figure Skater, Coach

Age: 34

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Amanda Evora (born November 17, 1984) is an American pair skater. She competed with Mark Ladwig. They are two-time (2010, 2011) U.S. silver medalists, 2012 U.S. bronze medalists and two-time ...more
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Derrick Sharp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Derrick Sharp (Hebrew: דריק שארפ‎; born October 5, 1971) is an American-Israeli retired professional basketball player. Sharp was born in Orlando, Florida. He played college basketball with the ...more
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Joseph A Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Joseph A Knight
Joseph A. Knight is currently in his first role as part of Medtronic's Leadership Development Rotation Program (LDRP). He was a fellow in the Stanford Biodesign Program 2005-06.
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Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Manager, Baseball player, Coach

Age: 74

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Anthony La Russa, Jr. (; born October 4, 1944) is the former manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox and a former American professional baseball player. He's ...more

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Aasif Mandvi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Aasif Hakim Mandviwala (born March 5, 1966), known professionally as Aasif Mandvi (, AH-sif MAHND-vee), is a British-American actor and comedian. He began appearing as an occasional contributing ...more

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Ronda Storms is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Politician, Lawyer, Teacher

Age: 53

Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America

Ronda R. Storms (born Ronda Rehnell Newcomb on September 5, 1965) is an American politician representing her adopted home state of Florida. Affiliated with the Republican Party, she represented ...more
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Drake Hogestyn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Actor

Age: 65

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

Donald Drake Hogestyn ( (born September 29, 1953) is an American actor best known for his long running role as John Black on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives.
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Jaime Manrique is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Writer

Age: 69

Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Jaime Manrique (born 16 June 1949) is a bilingual Colombian American novelist, poet, essayist, educator, and translator.
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J. R. Reed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
American football player

Age: 33

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

Herbert Lee "J. R." Reed (born February 11, 1982) is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played ...more
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Anthony Henry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
American football player

Age: 39

Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida

Anthony Danel Henry (born November 3, 1976) is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round ...more
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George Reyes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
George Reyes is the former CFO of Google. He was formerly a director of BEA Systems, Symantec, and LifeLock. Reyes was the CFO of Google from 2003–2008, his announcement of retirement came in ...more
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Kawika Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Kawika Mitchell American football player

Age: 36

Birthplace: Winter Springs, Florida

Kawika Uilani Mitchell (born October 10, 1979) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at University of South Florida and was ...more
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Gigi Fernández is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Tennis player

Age: 55

Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Beatriz "Gigi" Fernández (born February 22, 1964) is a United States former professional tennis player. She turned professional in 1983 and is the first Puerto-Rican to be ...more
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Lobo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 75

Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

Roland Kent LaVoie (born July 31, 1943), better known by his stage name “Lobo”, is an American singer-songwriter who was successful in the early 1970s, scoring several U.S. Top 10 hits including ...more
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Mario Díaz-Balart... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Political Assistant, Politician

Age: 57

Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

Mario Rafael Caballero Díaz-Balart (; born September 25, 1961) is a Republican U.S. Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district. He was elected in 2002, and his current ...more
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John Chiang is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Politician

Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

For other people named John Chiang, see John Chiang.John Chiang (born July 31, 1962) is an American politician. A Democrat, he served as the 33rd California State Treasurer from 2014 to 2019. He ...more
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Mark Keil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of South Florida Alumni
Mark Keil Tennis player

Age: 51

Birthplace: Mountain View, California

Mark Keil (born June 3, 1967) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who won five ATP World Tour doubles tournaments and was runner up at eight more.