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The Top 20 Most Famous People Who Went To The University of Texas at Austin

Anyone who attends The University of Texas knows of the immense power one possesses once they realize they bleed burnt orange. We've put together the Top 20 Most Famous People who went to our beloved alma mater, and let's just say, we've got some pretty bad ass people who roamed the dorms, classrooms, and the streets of Austin. From some famous Mad Men to a few Wedding Crashers and slackers, there's a bit of something for everyone. Alright? Alright, alright, alright! Here we go!

14.) Michael Dell

Dude, you’ve got a Dell. But, not a degree from Texas. That’s because he dropped out of enrollment from UT ’cause he had a knack for sellin’ computer stuffs out of his dorm in Dobie Center. Of course, because what starts here, changes the world and all. It was all for the better as he’s now Forbe’s 41st richest person on the planet.


13.)Richard Linklater

Enrolled for a short while at UT, Richard Linklater is the most famous slacker (well, kinda) you’ll see on this list. He’s famous for his films Dazed and Confused, School of Rock,  Academy award-winning film Before Sunset, and, for all you artsy-fartsy film students, Waking Life. Alright! Alright! Alright!


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