Montessori Alumni

There are many well known or successful individuals that had a Montessori education as children.  They have moved into all types of careers.   Many others have chosen a Montessori education for their own children.  The names below are those individuals that had a Montessori education.

Montessori education tends to promote creativity and intelligence in individuals.  Dr. Steven Hughes is a pediatric neuropsychologist and has become a strong advocate of Montessori education as an appropriate method for optimal education and brain development.

Company founders, Owners, and CEO’s
Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder, AMAZON.COM
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Cofounders of GOOGLE.COM
Katherine Graham, owner/editor of the Washington Post

Writers
Anne Frank, famous diarist from world war II
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature
Peter Drucker, Management expertise writer

Doctors
T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician and author

Chef
Julia Child, famous chef, star of many TV cooking shows and author of numerous cookbook

Actors, Actresses and Singers
Kami Cotler, actress (youngest child on long-running series The Waltons)
Elizabeth Berridge, actress (Constanze in Amadeus)
Melissa and Sarah Gilbert, actors
Helen Hunt, Academy award winning actress
George Clooney, Academy award winning actor
Dakota Fanning, Actress

Politicians and Royal family members
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, editor, former first lady (John F. Kennedy
Prince William and Prince Harry, English royal family