Famous Students of Montessori
Montessori alumni are noted for being strong and capable persons. They model initiative, independence, dignity, selflessness, sound judgement, and ability to work well with others. From doctors to athletes, musicians, bakers, teachers, artists, politicians, entrepreneurs, clothing designers, and more, they are individuals whose education has helped them nourish their passions and hone their skills so that they may find their place in society.
With millions of Montessori alums worldwide, it would be impossible to note the achievements of all. Below are some Montessori graduates you may know of because they are in the public eye.
-Courtesy of American Montessori Society
Joshua Bell, violinist
Jeff Bezos, founder & CEO of Amazon.com
T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician
Sergey Brin & Larry Page, founders of Google
Julia Child, chef, author, TV personality
Sean “P Diddy” Combs, musician
Anthony Doerr, author, Pulitzer Prize recipient
Peter Drucker, management guru
Anne Frank, WWII diarist
Bill Gates, principal founder of Microsoft Corporation
Helen Hunt, actress
Helen Keller, author, political activist, and lecturer
HM Queen Noor of Jordan
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, former ﬁrst lady and book editor
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Prince George of Cambridge
Prince Harry of Wales
Devi Sridhar, youngest-ever American Rhodes scholar
Taylor Swift, Grammy winning musician
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, Inc.
Montessori Education Videos
Trevor Eissler "Montessori Madness!"
Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective
Montessori: Planting the Seeds of Learning Original
Inside the Infant/Toddler Montessori Classroom
Montessori: The Elementary Years
Google Founders Talk Montessori
NBA MVP Stephen Curry: “Montessori helped me become the person I am today.”
"The World Needs All Kinds of Thinkers," with Temple Grandin
Looking to Montessori to Guide Education Reform: Anna Lee at TEDxMidAtlantic
Superwoman Was Already Here!
Dr. Steve Hughes Discusses Montessori
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