Famous Waldorf Alumni

***PhotoEditorsCEOs, diplomats, marathon runners, international photographers and scientists. What do they all have in common? They all received a Waldorf education. So no matter what your child hopes to become: An economist, a poet or even an opera singer. We can help them achieve that dream. All students who attend Waldorf school are special and unique. Some have risen in their life’s work to become public leaders, celebrities and innovators. Many have achieved this status in an extraordinary variety of occupations – musicians, actors, politicians, sports professionals, Olympic contenders, farmers, engineers and authors.

Famous Waldorf Alumni


Thomas Sudhof, Neuroscientist and 2013 Nobel Prize Winner
Kenneth Chenault, CEO, American Express
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
Luke Donald, professional golfer
Michael Ende, author, “The Neverending Story”
the proposal 5 020609Uma Thurman, actress
Julianna Marguiles, actress
Sandra Bullock, actress
Jennifer Aniston, actress
Stefan Behnisch, Winner of the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture
Sergio Arno, renown chef
images-1Big Sean, hip-hop artist
Georgina Earl, Olympic medalist
Aram Roston, CNN correspondent and newspaper reporter
David Blackmer, inventor, creator of DBX sound system

Waldorf Families

hfordSome years ago, an aspiring actor in Los Angeles wanted his children to attend a Waldorf school but could not afford the full tuition. The actor and the Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge, CA, reached a barter agreement where he worked as a carpenter for the school in exchange for tuition. Harrison Ford was later able to put away the hammer and saw when success in his role as “Indiana Jones” changed his financial situation.

Other Waldorf student with famous parents include:

Children of Tilda Swinton, Oscar-winning actress
Children and grandchildren of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
Children of James Taylor and Carly Simon, musicians
Daughter of Mikhail Baryshnikov, ballet master
Daughter of Lenny Kravitz, rock musician
Children of Joe Namath, NY Jets football quarterback
Grandchildren of Saul Bellow, author
Children of Gregg Allman, musician (Allman Brothers Band)
jamesDaughter of Tom Waits, rock musician
Daughter of Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange, screen stars
Children of John Paul Jones, bass player of Led Zeppelin
Children of Thomas Moore, psychologist and author of Care of the Soul
Children of Glen Frey, singer (The Eagles)
lennykravitzSon of Jean-Paul Belmondo, actor
Children of John DeLorean, automobile designer and manufacturer
Children of Russell Schweikart, astronaut