Montessori Graduates

Is it a coincidence that many of the mavericks on the leading edge of innovation and creativity in our culture are Montessori graduates? To the millions of Montessori students, families, and supporters around the world, the answer is obvious. Montessori offers an education for life – and with that comes the skills needed to succeed in our ever-changing global society.

Famous Montessori Graduates

Larry Page & Sergey Brin Founders of Google

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs Music Producer & Entrepreneur

David Blaine

Peter Drucker
Father of Modern Management

Melissa Gilbert
Actress & former SAG president

Will Wright
Creator “The Sims” video game

Jeff Bezos
Founder & CEO

T. Berry Brazelton
Pediatrician & Author

Katherine Graham (deceased)
Owner & Editor
Washington Post

Helen Hunt
Academy Award-winning Actress

Julia Child
Chef & Author

Prince William & Prince Harry
English Royal Family

Dakota Fanning
Academy Award-nominated

Anne Frank (deceased),
Diarist from World War II

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Nobel Prize winner for Literature

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (deceased)
Editor & former First Lady

Famous Montessori Advocates

  • Alice Waters, restaurateur, owner of Chez Panisse, author, and trained Montessori teacher
  • Thomas Edison, scientist, inventor, and founder of a Montessori school
  • Erik Erikson, noted anthropologist, author, and trained Montessori teacher
  • Mister Rogers, a children’s television personality and strong supporter of Montessori education
  • Jean Piaget, noted Swiss psychologist and head of the Swiss Montessori Society

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