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Famous West High School Alumni

Updated May 31, 2019 3.9k views7 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to West High School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Andy Dick, Adrianne Curry and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to West High School?” and “Which celebrities are West High School alumni?”
  • James A Skinner
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    James Alan Skinner is an American business executive. He is currently the chairman of Walgreens. He was the Vice Chairman and CEO of McDonald's Corporation.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Businessperson
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Illinois
  • Michael Wesley Redd (born August 24, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player. He was drafted 43rd overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2000 NBA draft. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, where he attended West High School. He was also a member of the U.S. national basketball team. Standing 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and weighing 215 pounds (98 kg), Redd spent both his collegiate and professional career at the shooting guard position.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Basketball player
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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    Larry H. Miller

    Larry H. Miller (April 26, 1944 – February 20, 2009) was a Utah businessman and philanthropist who was well known as the owner of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Utah Jazz and of the Salt Lake Bees, a Triple-A Minor League Baseball franchise. Miller and his companies also owned more than 60 automotive dealerships throughout the Western United States, and a variety of other business ventures, including Prestige Financial Services, Inc., Jordan Commons (a restaurant and entertainment complex), Megaplex Theatres, KJZZ-TV, Miller Motorsports Park, the advertising agency Saxton Horne – named after Miller's wife's maiden name and his middle-name, and Vivint Smart Home Arena (formerly... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
    • Age: Dec. at 65 (1944-2009)
    • Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid–1950s until her retirement in the early–2010s. She was notable for her single "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" and her version of the standard "Guess Who I Saw Today". Wilson recorded more than 70 albums and won three Grammy Awards for her work. During her performing career Wilson was labeled a singer of blues, jazz, R&B, pop, and soul, a "consummate actress", and "the complete entertainer". The title she preferred, however, was "song stylist". She received many nicknames including "Sweet Nancy", "The Baby", "Fancy Miss Nancy" and "The Girl With the... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Musician, Singer
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio, USA

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