North Carolina Famous Private School Alumni

Use the table below to browse notable alumni from private schools around the United States.

Private School Alumni Directory:

Famous Private School Alumni (North Carolina):

School Name
Notable School Alumni (Sample)
  • Indigo De Souza -
  • Chip Thomas -
  • Amy "Bellamy" Young 1987 - Amy "Bellamy" Young is an actress best known for her role as First Lady Mellie Grant on ABC’s political drama series Scandal.
  • Pete Dye, Jr. 1944 - Dye designed world-renowned golf courses, including Oak Tree in Oklahoma City, The Johns Island Club in Vero Beach, the Harbortown Golf Course in Hilton Head, The Saw Grass Course in Ponte Vedra and the Ocean Course in Kiawah.
  • Roy Kim 2012 - In 2012, Roy Kim won Korea’s hit TV show Superstar K4. He received Mnet’s Booming Star and Hot Music Cover awards and has been at the top of Korean pop music charts.
  • Jose Gonzalez 1985 - In 2017, Gonzalez was appointed as Mexico's Minister of Finance under President Peña Nieto. He previously served as the CEO of Petróleos Mexicanos, more commonly known as PEMEX.
  • Charles Ries 1968 - Charles Ries was the U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 2004-2007. He served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from 2000-2004, overseeing U.S.-European Union economics, energy, and public diplomacy.
  • Frederick F. Wherry 1990 - Wherry is a professor of sociology at Princeton University. He serves as the department representative for the Department of Sociology, and he has served as vice-president and president of the Social Science History Association.
  • Jennifer Pharr-Davis 2001 - In 2011, Jennifer Pharr-Davis set the record for the fastest thru hike of the Appalachian Trail with a time of 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes. She has written two memoirs: Becoming Odyssa and Called Again.
  • James Hormel 1950 - James Hormel was the first openly gay person to serve as a United States Ambassador. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1999 to be the Ambassador to Luxembourg. He is the grandson of George A. Hormel, founder of Hormel Foods.
  • Levin H. Campbell 1944 - Honorable Judge Levin H. Campbell was confirmed to serve on the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in 1972. He served as Chief Judge from 1983 to 1990 and assumed senior status in 1992.
  • Perla Haney-Jardine 2015 - Perla Haney-Jardine is an actress best known for her roles in Steve Jobs (2015), Future Weather (2012), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and Kill Bill: Vol 2 (2004).
  • Steve Jarvis - NC State Senator for NC Davidson-Davie Counties, district 30. He is currently serving his second term. He is also founder and president of Jarvis Construction.
  • Charles Wright '53 - Poet Laureate of the United States (2014-15)
  • Ryan Succop 2001 - Placekicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Katharine Wilkinson - Writer, climate change activist, co-founder of The All We Can Save Project, and host of the podcast A Matter of Degrees. She is also a Senior Writer at Project Drawdown.
  • Leah Green - Author of The More Extravagant Feast, winner of the Walt Whitman award of the Academy of American Poets
  • Bevin Prince '00 - Actress, known for "One Tree Hill"
  • Alex Marshall-Brown '03 - Actress, stunt woman
  • Sara Rose Nordgren '00 - Writer, Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize-winner
  • Anne Russell '43 - Broadway star, "Hello, Dolly!"
  • Betty Ray McCain '50 - First female to lead the NC Democratic Party
  • Mary Dana Hinton '88 - Hollins University President
  • Betty Debnam Hunt '49 - Founder and creator of the Mini Pages
  • Cara Bayley Bosca '41 - Women’s Airforce Service Pilot, WWII
  • Raven McDonald '96 - Women's professional soccer player, New York Power
  • Marjorie Buckley Bryant '60 - Founder, NC Outward Bound
  • Wil Myers - San Diego Padres (2015-present) 2015 Rookie of the Year 2016 MLB All Star
  • Brandt Bronico - Charlotte Football Club (Major League Soccer) (2021-present) Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer)
  • Bryce Kenney - Monster Truck Driver (Mojawk Warrior)
  • Aaron Wiggins - Oklahoma Thunder (NBA)
  • Jake Warner - Legal Counsel, Alliance for Defending Freedom Appellate Team
  • Theo Pinson - Dallas Mavericks (NBA)

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