Who’s Who?

//Who’s Who?
Who’s Who? 2017-10-11T09:45:58+00:00

Nationally and internationally, the list of famous individuals who have benefitted from a Montessori education is very long. Several websites provide information about some of them:

Here are just a few names you may recognize:

Joshua Bell, American superstar violinist

Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder of Amazon.com

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., noted pediatrician and author

Sergey Brin & Larry Page, co-founders of Google.com

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

George Clooney, Academy Award-winning actor

Kami Cotler, actress (youngest child on long-running series The Waltons)

Peter Drucker, management consultant, author, professor

Anne Frank, famous diarist from World War II

Melissa and Sarah Gilbert, actors

Katharine Graham, owner-editor of the Washington Post

Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian painter and architect

Helen Hunt, Academy Award-winning actress

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, first lady (John F. Kennedy) and editor

Lea Salonga, Filipino-American singer and Broadway actress

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

Prince William and Prince Harry Windsor, English royal family

Will Wright, designer of The Sims

In addition, here are some of the famous people who chose Montessori schools for their own children:

Patty Duke Austin, actress

Cher Bono, singer and actress

Elizabeth Berridge, actress

David Blaine, street magician

John Bradshaw, psychologist and author

Yul Brynner, actor

Stephen J. Cannell, TV writer-producer-director (The Rockford Files and many others)

Marcy Carcy, TV producer

Bill and Hillary Clinton, former U.S. president/Senator and Secretary of State

Michael Douglas, actor

Shari Lewis, puppeteer

Yo Yo Ma, world-famous cellist

Willie Nelson, musician, has a Montessori school on his ranch