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Famous University Of Tennessee Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 40.1k views476 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Tennessee and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Peyton Manning and Terrell Owens.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Tennessee?” and “Which celebrities are University of Tennessee alumni?”
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    Peyton Manning

    Athlete, American football player
    Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who...  more

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    Tina Marie Wesson is an American nurse, motivational speaker, and reality TV personality who...  more

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    Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American film, television and...  more

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    Bernard King

    Basketball player
    Bernard King (born December 4, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player at...  more

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    Jeffrey Ashby

    Jeffrey Shears "Bones" Ashby (born June 16, 1954) is an American mechanical engineer, and...  more
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    Logan Marshall-Green (born November 1, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his roles...  more
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    Min Kao

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    Albert Haynesworth

    Athlete, American football player
    Albert George Haynesworth III (born June 17, 1981) is a former American football defensive...  more

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    Candace Parker

    Basketball player, Actor
    Candace Nicole Parker (born April 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who...  more
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    Lou Albano

    Wrestler, Actor
    Louis Vincent Albano (29 July 1933 – 14 October 2009) was an Italian-American professional...  more
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    Jason Allen

    American football player
    Jason Jamar Allen (born July 5, 1983) is a former American football defensive back. He was...  more
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    Charlie Ergen

    Charles William Ergen (born March 1, 1953) is an American businessman. He is co-founder and...  more
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    Mel Tillis

    Singer-songwriter, Actor
    Lonnie Melvin Tillis (August 8, 1932 – November 19, 2017) was an American country music singer...  more

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    Clarence Brown

    Film Producer, Film Editor
    Clarence Leon Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director....  more
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    Zachary Paul Wamp (born October 28, 1957) is an American politician who was the U.S....  more
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    Benjamin "Coach" Wade is an American reality television personality best known for being a...  more

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    Christopher Bryan Moneymaker (born November 21, 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American...  more
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    Henry Cho

    Comedian, Actor
    Henry Cho (born December 30, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian. His work can be heard...  more


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    Reggie White

    Actor, American football player
    Reginald Howard White (December 19, 1961 – December 26, 2004) was an American professional...  more

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    Margaret Rhea Seddon

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    Scott Kelly

    Flight engineer, Astronaut
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    C. J. Watson

    Basketball player
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    Phil Roe

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    Heath Shuler

    Businessperson, Politician
    Joseph Heath Shuler (born December 31, 1971) is an American businessman, former NFL...  more
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    Randolph Bresnik

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot
    Randolph James "Komrade" Bresnik (born September 11, 1967) is a retired officer in the United...  more