Famous Alumni of Duke University - Celebrities from Duke University

Situated in Dunham, North Carolina is the private research institute, Duke University. The university enjoys a total campus area of 8,600 acres including its three adjoining campuses. The ever-so-popular university enjoys its consistent inclusion among the best universities in the world as per several international university rankings. According to a New York Times corporate study, Duke University’s graduates are presented as the most sought-after and valued in the world. The university also ranks fifth to have created the most Rhodes, Marshall, Truman and Goldwater Scholars, among national universities. Duke University has spread its roots across the globe with partnerships, tie-ups and expansion in various countries such as China and Singapore. Being one of the ten toughest universities to get into in the U.S., according to Huffington Post, the campus comprises of niche, handpicked students who have displayed academic excellence. Even the excellent panel of faculty is handpicked to ensure that the students have access to one of the best education opportunities that the country has to offer. Duke University was deemed 8th in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranking of undergraduate programs at doctorate granting institutions in the country. With a student body comprising of almost 15,000 students, Duke University’s diversity adds profundity and depth in enriching the life of each student. The university also boasts and impressive list of alumni’s from the likes of President Richard Nixon to Charlie Rose to Tim Cook to Ken Jeong. Presenting to you, a complete list of achievers from Duke University.

Check out the list of notable Duke University alumni. Some of the notable Duke University students are Richard Nixon, Tim Cook, Ron Paul, Paul Farmer and Ken Wilber.

The Most Famous Alumni of Duke University

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Cody KoNovember 22, 1990CanadianCody Ko is a Canadian Vine sensation and YouTube personality
Britt NicoleAugust 2, 1985AmericanBritt Nicole is a singer and songwriter known for her album ‘Gold.’
Cherry SeabornMay 6, 1992BritishCherry Seaborn is the fiancée of popular singer Ed Sheeran
Paul FarmerOctober 26, 1959AmericanPaul Farmer is an anthropologist and physician who co-founded the health organization - Partners In Health (PIH)
Matthew PatrickNovember 15, 1986AmericanMatthew Patrick, better known as MatPat, is a famous American YouTube personality
Mike PosnerFebruary 12, 1988AmericanMike Posner is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and poet
Judy WoodruffNovember 20, 1946AmericanJudy Woodruff is an American journalist who anchors the news show ‘PBS NewsHour.’
Tim CookNovember 1, 1960AmericanTim Cook is an American business executive who succeeded Steve Jobs as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Apple Inc
Ken WilberJanuary 31, 1949AmericanKen Wilber is an American writer, public speaker and philosopher
Charles H. TownesJuly 28, 1915AmericanCharles Hard Townes was an American physicist and inventor

Bob Wise

Bob Wise was the 33rd Governor of West Virginia

AmericanJanuary 6, 1948119 views

Robert Coleman Richardson

Robert Coleman Richardson was an American experimental physicist who won a share of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics

AmericanJune 26, 193789 views

Hans Georg Dehmelt

Hans Georg Dehmelt is a German born American physicist who developed the ion trap technique

Charles H. Townes

Charles Hard Townes was an American physicist and inventor

AmericanJuly 28, 1915126 views

Tim Cook

Tim Cook is an American business executive who succeeded Steve Jobs as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Apple Inc

Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was the thirty-seventh President of the United States and the only President to ever resign from office

AmericanJanuary 9, 1913123 views

Ron Paul

Ron Paul is an American physician turned politician who served as the U.S

AmericanAugust 20, 1935111 views

Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber is an American writer, public speaker and philosopher

AmericanJanuary 31, 1949147 views

Rand Paul

Rand Paul is an American politician and a medical professional

AmericanJanuary 7, 1963111 views