Famous Alumni of Ohio State University - Celebrities from Ohio State University
The ‘Ohio State University’ is one of the most popular institutions in the world. In 1870, it was founded as the land-grant university and was addressed as the, ‘Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College’. When the university started, it initially offered only the agriculture and mechanical subjects to the students. However under the governance of Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of United States, the institution became a full-fledged establishment offering all the courses. Ever since then, this university has only see a high in life and has been ranked as the ‘third-largest university campus’ in all of United States. Apart from academics, this institution provides its student with life programs, club and recreational sports programs, and many other extra-curricular activities. They also have an exceptional sports team, which is a part of the ‘NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision’. The entire campus is covered over an area of about 2.5 miles, built so beautifully that it is a tourist attraction for most travelers. There are some exceptionally famous and notable alumni of the ‘Ohio State University’, who have made the world proud of their achievements. Not only have they upheld the name of the institution but have also made sure that they have set high standards for the further batches. Some of the known alumnus are, the famous actress, Patricia Heaton or the C.E.O of the ‘L Brands’, Les Wexner or the popular sports legend, ‘Jesse Owens’. They have worked hard and are proud pillars of the ‘Ohio State University’.
Check out the list of notable Ohio State University alumni. Some of the notable Ohio State University students are Will Smith, Jeffrey Dahmer, R. L. Stine, Roy Lichtenstein and Jesse Owens.
The Most Famous Alumni of Ohio State University
|Richard Lewis||June 29, 1947||American||Richard Lewis is an American comedian|
|Will Smith||September 25, 1968||American||Will Smith is a famous American actor and singer, who is known for his performances in movies like ‘I am Legend’ and ‘Hancock’|
|Jesse Owens||September 12, 1913||American||Jesse Owens was a legendary track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics|
|Kirk Herbstreit||August 19, 1969||American||Kirk Herbstreit is a football analyst for ESPN's College GameDay|
|James Thurber||December 8, 1894||American||James Thurber was an American author, journalist and cartoonist, famously known for his short stories and cartoons in ‘The New Yorker’ magazine|
|Jeffrey Dahmer||May 21, 1960||American||Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer was an American was a serial killer and a sex offender|
|Charles F. Kettering||August 29, 1876||American||Charles F|
|R. L. Stine||October 8, 1943||American||R|
|Larry Sanger||July 16, 1968||American||Larry Sanger is an American internet project developer who co-founded Wikipedia|
|Jack Nicklaus||January 21, 1940||American||Jack Nicklaus is an accomplished professional golfer, popularly known as ‘The Golden Bear’|