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Famous University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater Alumni

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

This list contains graduates like John Belushi and Reince Priebus.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater?” and “Which celebrities are University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alumni?”
  • 1

    John Belushi

    Comedian, Musician

    AgeDec. at 33 (1949-1982)

    BirthplaceHumboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

    John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an American comedian, actor, and singer. He was one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live...  more

    #38 of 391 The 100+ Funniest People Of All Time#283 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#194 of 289 The Coolest Actors Ever

  • 2

    Matt Turk

    American football player


    BirthplaceGreenfield, Wisconsin

    Matthew Edward "Matt" Turk (born June 16, 1968) is a former American football punter. He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 1993. He played college football...  more
  • 3

    Bob Wickman

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceGreen Bay, Wisconsin

    Robert Joe Wickman (born February 6, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Wickman played for the New York Yankees (1992–1996), Milwaukee Brewers (1996–2000), Cleveland Indians...  more
  • 4

    Jim Holperin



    BirthplaceEagle River, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Jim Holperin is an American Democratic politician and administrator. Holperin served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 12th District in northern Wisconsin from 2009 to 2013....  more
  • 5

    Derek Stanley

    American football player



    Derek Stanley (born 27 August 1985 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played...  more
  • 6

    Mark Neumann



    BirthplaceEast Troy, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Mark William Neumann (born February 27, 1954) is an American businessman and politician. He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district from 1995 to 1999. In 2010, Neumann lost a bid to become...  more
  • 7
    The board of trustees of Northwestern Mutual has elected David J. Drury to serve on its board. Drury is president and owner of Poblocki Sons, LLC, a privately held firm that designs, manufactures...  more
  • 8

    Michael D. O'Halleran

    Michael D. O'Halleran is executive chairman of Aon Re Global and senior executive vice president of Aon Corporation....
  • 9


    BirthplaceAlabama, United States of America

    Henry Sanders may refer to: Henry Sanders (historian) (1727–1785), English antiquarian Henry Sanders (politician) (born 1942), Democratic member of the Alabama Senate Henry G. Sanders (born 1942),...  more
  • 10

    George A. Dickerman

    George A. Dickerman has been a Trustee of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, of NML Variable Annuity Account A since 1994. Mr. Dickerman is Retired Chairman of Spalding Sports Worldwide...
  • 11

    Jim Fitzgerald


    AgeDec. at 86 (1926-2012)

    BirthplaceJanesville, Wisconsin

    James Francis Fitzgerald (March 27, 1926 – June 4, 2012) was an American businessman and former professional sports owner. He was best known as a former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks and the Golden...  more
  • 12

    Justin Beaver

    American football player


    Justin Beaver (born October 19, 1984) is an American football running back, having played college football at UW–Whitewater. Beaver grew up in Palmyra, Wisconsin....  more
  • 13

    Robin Vos



    BirthplaceBurlington, Wisconsin

    Robin J. Vos (born July 5, 1968) is an American Republican politician and the 75th Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly. He has been a member of the Assembly since 2005, representing Racine...  more
  • 14
    Donald T. Nicolaisen was the chief accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission between 2003 and 2005. ...  more
  • 15

    Pete Schmitt

    American football player


    Pete Schmitt (born October 14, 1984) is a former American football fullback. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at...  more
  • 16

    Reince Priebus



    BirthplaceDover, New Jersey, United States of America

    Reinhold Richard "Reince" Priebus ( PREE-bəs; born March 18, 1972) is an American lawyer and politician who served as White House Chief of Staff for President Donald Trump from January 20, 2017,...  more
  • 17

    Bidal Aguero

    Activist, Publisher

    AgeDec. at 60 (1949-2009)

    BirthplaceAcuff, Texas

    Bidal Aguero, also known as Billy Aguero (July 23, 1949 – November 3, 2009), was the publisher of El Editor, the oldest-running Hispanic newspaper in Texas. He was also a leading figure in the civil...  more
  • 18

    John W. Scherer

    Video Professor, Inc. was a U.S. company that developed and marketed tutorials for a variety of computer-related subjects, such as learning to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Windows, and eBay. Video...  more
  • 19
    John A "Johnny" Lechner is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Alan Reese on the television series Girls of Sunset Place (Showtime - 2012), as well as his role as Greg...  more
  • 20


    BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin

    Eric Studesville (born May 29, 1967) is an American football running backs coach and run game coordinator for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). Studesville is known as the...  more
  • 21

    Emmy Fink



    BirthplaceYorkville, Wisconsin

    Emmeline Katherine "Emmy" Fink is an American broadcast television reporter and presenter. She hosted the tourism show Discover Wisconsin from 2011–2013, as well as other programs in that state....  more
  • 22

    Howard Marklein

    Howard Marklein (born October 3, 1954) is a Wisconsin politician and legislator. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Marklein graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater in 1976. He is a Republican...  more
  • 23

    Lance Leipold

    American Football coach, Coach


    Lance O. Leipold (born May 6, 1964) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at the University at Buffalo, following eight seasons at the University of...  more
  • 24

    Eric Baldwin

    Eric Baldwin (born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin) is a professional poker player from Henderson, Nevada who won the 2009 World Series of Poker $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event earning $521,991 and was the...  more