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13 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Impressive Academic Backgrounds

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Hollywood isn’t exactly known for being book-smart. Many celebrities don’t even finish high school, let alone attend university. While some are not interested in studying, others decide to give up it to follow their paths. Pursuing an acting career often requires actors to have a flexible and busy schedule, which makes them hardly adhere to the timetable of a normal student. For some, quitting school seemingly doesn’t affect their path to success. And when they devote their time to their profession, they become famous and achieve many other remarkable things.

On the other hand, not all celebrities easily decide to drop out of school. They successfully completed their studies and achieved many remarkable academic achievements. So we examined the educational backgrounds of some famous people and the subjects they chose to study. And we’re shocked to know that a lot of our favorite celebs have a surprising academic background, some even have 2 degrees!

From psychobiology to law, these stars prove that you should never judge a book by its cover. Scroll down to see who they are!

#1 Dwayne Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in a dual criminal and physiological field

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#2 Meghan Markle earned a bachelor’s degree in theater and international studies

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#3 Adam Sandler has a bachelor’s degree in acting

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#4 Emma Watson earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Brown University

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#5 Shaquille o coward is not only a famous athlete but also has a doctorate

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#6 Comedian Rebel Wilson holds a bachelor of art degree and a bachelor of law degree

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#7 Sacha Baron Cohen has a history degree from the University of Cambridge

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#8 Kourtney Kardashian becomes an actress because she has a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts

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#9 Dolph Lundgren has a master’s degree in chemical engineering

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#10 Although Lisa Kudrow is best known for her role as Phoebe, a clueless yet funny blonde in “Friends,” the actress holds a bachelor of science in psychobiology

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#11 In addition to being an actor, Cole Sprouse is also an archaeologist. While in college, he even unearthed a Dionysus mask during an excavation in Bulgaria.

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#12 Famous fashion designer Miuccia Prada has a Ph.D. in political science

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#13 Benedict Cumberbatch obtained a Master of Arts in classical acting

 

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