Famous Alumni of Rutgers University - Celebrities from Rutgers University

The ‘Rutgers University’ also popularly addressed as, Rutgers, or RU is regarded as one of the largest institutions for ‘Higher education in New Jersey’. Being one of the eight oldest colleges in United States, the Rutgers University is one of the most sought after institutions in the world. This popular institution has 3 other beautiful campuses, the New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and the mind blowing Piscataway, the Newark campus and the really famous Camden campus. Under the guidance of nearly 9,000 faculty members, the best among the lot of students are churned out. Most of the alumni of this reputed institution have done their bit in raising the bar of excellence and setting high standards for the future batches. Some of the most notable alumni of this outstanding institution are television producer, James Gandolfini or actor Jane Krakowski or for that matter the popular politician, Elizabeth Warren. They have shown the world that with extreme hard work, determination, skills and grit anything in the world is possible. They have set targets for the future batches and set higher standards of excellence, becoming a perfect idol for all of the future graduates. Here is the list of some of the most notable alumni of the Rutgers University.

Check out the list of notable Rutgers University alumni. Some of the notable Rutgers University students are Chris Christie, Milton Friedman, Philip Roth, Kristin Davis and Paul Robeson.

The Most Famous Alumni of Rutgers University

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Frank IeroOctober 31, 1981AmericanFrank Iero is an acclaimed American musician
Amiri BarakaOctober 7, 1934AmericanPoet and political activist, Amiri Baraka was one of the most influential African-American writers
Judea PearlSeptember 4, 1936Israeli, AmericanJudea Pearl is a noted computer scientist and philosopher, who gained international reputation for his work in the field of artificial intelligence
Aaron StanfordDecember 27, 1976AmericanAaron Stanford is an American actor, known for his roles as Pyro, (a fictional super villain) in ‘X2’ and ‘X: Men: The Last Stand.’
Roy ScheiderNovember 10, 1932AmericanRoy Scheider was an American actor known for films like, ‘The French Connection’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Jaws 2’ and ‘Marathon Man’
Kristin DavisFebruary 24, 1965AmericanKristin Davis is a famous American actress
Paul RobesonApril 9, 1898AmericanPaul Robeson was a famous African-American singer, actor, and civil rights activist
Chris ChristieSeptember 6, 1962AmericanChris Christie is a Republican leader who is presently the Governor of New Jersey
James GandolfiniSeptember 18, 1961Italian, AmericanJames Gandolfini was an American actor who became popular for his role in the television series ‘The Sopranos’
Garret HobartJune 3, 1844AmericanGarret Hobart served as the 24th Vice President of the United States, under President William McKinley
Roy Scheider

Roy Scheider

Roy Scheider was an American actor known for films like, ‘The French Connection’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Jaws 2’ and ‘Marathon Man’

AmericanNovember 10, 1932147 views

Garret Hobart

Garret Hobart served as the 24th Vice President of the United States, under President William McKinley

AmericanJune 3, 1844120 views

Aaron Stanford

Aaron Stanford is an American actor, known for his roles as Pyro, (a fictional super villain) in ‘X2’ and ‘X: Men: The Last Stand.’

AmericanDecember 27, 1976148 views

Chris Christie

Chris Christie is a Republican leader who is presently the Governor of New Jersey

Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl is a noted computer scientist and philosopher, who gained international reputation for his work in the field of artificial intelligence

Philip Roth

Philip Roth is one of the acclaimed American writers of his generation

AmericanMarch 19, 1933113 views

Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson was a famous African-American singer, actor, and civil rights activist

AmericanApril 9, 1898131 views

Amiri Baraka

Poet and political activist, Amiri Baraka was one of the most influential African-American writers

AmericanOctober 7, 1934200 views

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini was an American actor who became popular for his role in the television series ‘The Sopranos’

ItalianSeptember 18, 1961120 views