Famous Alumni of Ohio State University - Celebrities from Ohio State University - page 2

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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Richard LewisJune 29, 1947AmericanRichard Lewis is an American comedian
Jeffrey DahmerMay 21, 1960AmericanJeffrey Lionel Dahmer was an American was a serial killer and a sex offender
Will SmithSeptember 25, 1968AmericanWill Smith is a famous American actor and singer, who is known for his performances in movies like ‘I am Legend’ and ‘Hancock’
Jesse OwensSeptember 12, 1913AmericanJesse Owens was a legendary track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Curtis LemayNovember 15, 1906AmericanCurtis LeMay was one of the greatest generals in the United States Air Force
Kirk HerbstreitAugust 19, 1969AmericanKirk Herbstreit is a football analyst for ESPN's College GameDay
Larry SangerJuly 16, 1968AmericanLarry Sanger is an American internet project developer who co-founded Wikipedia
James ThurberDecember 8, 1894AmericanJames Thurber was an American author, journalist and cartoonist, famously known for his short stories and cartoons in ‘The New Yorker’ magazine
Charles F. KetteringAugust 29, 1876AmericanCharles F
Meshulam RiklisDecember 2, 1923IsraeliMeshulam Riklis is a well-known Israeli businessman
Jack Buck

Jack Buck

Jack Buck was a popular American sportscaster

AmericanAugust 21, 1924133 views

Woody Hayes

Woody Hayes was a renowned American football player and coach

AmericanFebruary 14, 1913129 views

James Thurber

James Thurber was an American author, journalist and cartoonist, famously known for his short stories and cartoons in ‘The New Yorker’ magazine

Kirk Herbstreit

Kirk Herbstreit is a football analyst for ESPN's College GameDay

AmericanAugust 19, 1969247 views

Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus is an accomplished professional golfer, popularly known as ‘The Golden Bear’

AmericanJanuary 21, 1940160 views

Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott was a well-known American photographer

AmericanJuly 17, 1898113 views

Meshulam Riklis

Meshulam Riklis is a well-known Israeli businessman

IsraeliDecember 2, 1923176 views

Will Smith

Will Smith is a famous American actor and singer, who is known for his performances in movies like ‘I am Legend’ and ‘Hancock’

AmericanSeptember 25, 1968327 views

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis is an American comedian

AmericanJune 29, 1947660 views