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Famous Wheaton College Alumni

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People on this list must have gone to Wheaton College and be of some renown.

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

A list made up of graduates like Billy Graham and Catherine Keener.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wheaton College?” and “Which celebrities are Wheaton College alumni?”
  • Billy Graham
    Evangelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter
    • Age: 103
    • Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
  • John Wesley Powell
    Soldier, Geologist, Explorer
    • Age: Dec. at 68 (1834-1902)
    • Birthplace: Mount Morris, New York
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Robert W. Lane
    Businessperson, Banker
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
  • Catherine Keener
    Film Producer, Actor
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
  • Judith Hand
    Futurist
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Cherokee, Oklahoma
  • Rob Bell
    Author, Writer, Minister of religion
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Michigan
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
  • Bill Gothard
    Author, Pastor, Teacher
    • Age: 87
    • Birthplace: Illinois
  • Wes Craven
    Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • Nate Saint
    Pilot, Missionary
    • Age: Dec. at 32 (1923-1956)
    • Birthplace: Pennsylvania
  • Dan Coats
    Politician, American football player, Lawyer
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, USA
  • Public speaker, Missionary, Author
    • Age: 95
    • Birthplace: Belgium
  • John Piper
    Theologian, Author, Pastor
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Jim Elliot
    Missionary
    • Age: Dec. at 28 (1927-1956)
    • Birthplace: Oregon, USA, Portland
  • Ed McCully
    Missionary
    • Age: Dec. at 28 (1927-1956)
    • Birthplace: Iowa
  • Pete Fleming
    Missionary
    • Age: Dec. at 27 (1928-1956)
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
  • Jim McDermott
    Politician, Physician
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Dennis Hastert
    Politician, Lobbyist, Teacher
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, United States of America
  • Josh McDowell
    Public speaker, Author, Writer
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Union City, Michigan
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
  • Newsreader, TV Journalist
    • Age: 51
  • Steve Saint
    Pilot, Writer
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
  • Bart D. Ehrman
    Professor, Author
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Lawrence, Kansas
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Mansfield, USA, Ohio