Famous Alumni of University Of Maryland - Celebrities from University Of Maryland

University of Maryland or UMD as it is popularly called is a public research university located in the city of College Park, in Maryland. UMD is the largest university in its state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area. From the time of its foundation in 1856, the University of Maryland has come a long way in positioning itself as one of the finest learning institutions in the area. Occupying an expansive 1250 acres, the campus is visually appealing with a documented approximate of 7500 trees. Driven by unparalleled excellence, the University of Maryland comprises of institutions that offer 127 undergraduate and 112 graduate degrees in several spaces of education. Programs are offered in Engineering, Agriculture, Business, Journalism, Social Sciences and so on. The esteemed faculty comprises of various scholars, researchers, academics and Nobel Prize Laureates who are well-established and notable in their respective fields of work. As per the U.S. News & World Report, admissions are classified as ‘more selective’ at the University of Maryland. The university has also been ranked 20th nationally among public universities as per the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report. It has also secured the 52nd position in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2016. Larry David, Jim Henson and Connie Chung are some of its notable alumni, who have gone on to achieve abundantly in their professional lives. Here is a list of some more famous names who studied at University of Maryland.

Check out the list of notable University Of Maryland alumni. Some of the notable University Of Maryland students are Carly Fiorina, Stephen King, Sergey Brin, Larry David and Kathleen Turner.

The Most Famous Alumni of University Of Maryland

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
David SimonFebruary 9, 1960AmericanDavid Simon is an American journalist and author
Sergey BrinAugust 21, 1973AmericanSergey Brin is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur most famous as the co-founder of Google Inc
Kathleen TurnerJune 19, 1954AmericanKathleen Turner is a film and stage actress known for her roles in ‘Body Heat’, ‘Prizzi’s Honor’ and ‘Romancing the Stone’
Travis PastranaOctober 8, 1983AmericanTravis Pastrana is a top-notch American racer renowned for his tricks performed with motorbikes as well as cars
Connie ChungAugust 20, 1946AmericanConnie Chung is a well-known American journalist of Chinese origin
Stephen KingSeptember 21, 1947AmericanStephen King is a famous American author known for his horror and suspense books
Dianne WiestMarch 28, 1948AmericanDianne Evelyn Wiest is an American actress and a two-time ‘Emmy’ and ‘Academy Award’ winner
Larry DavidJuly 2, 1947AmericanLarry David is a famous American actor, writer and television producer
Jerri MantheySeptember 5, 1970AmericanJerri Lynn Manthey is an American reality television personality
Carly FiorinaSeptember 6, 1954AmericanCarly Fiorina is the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the current Chair of the non-profit philanthropic organization Good360.
Herbert A. Hauptman

Herbert A. Hauptman

Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician who won the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina is the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the current Chair of the non-profit philanthropic organization Good360.

Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana is a top-notch American racer renowned for his tricks performed with motorbikes as well as cars

AmericanOctober 8, 1983167 views

Aaron McGruder

Aaron McGruder is an American cartoonist and producer best known for creating the comic strip ‘The Boondocks’

AmericanMay 29, 1974104 views

Stephen King

Stephen King is a famous American author known for his horror and suspense books

AmericanSeptember 21, 1947139 views

Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner is a film and stage actress known for her roles in ‘Body Heat’, ‘Prizzi’s Honor’ and ‘Romancing the Stone’

AmericanJune 19, 1954168 views

Karl Rove

Karl Rove is an American Republican political strategist and served as Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W

AmericanDecember 25, 1950111 views

Jerri Manthey

Jerri Lynn Manthey is an American reality television personality

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur most famous as the co-founder of Google Inc

AmericanAugust 21, 1973185 views