Celebrities who did not stop studying after becoming famous
Being a celebrity does not necessarily mean that you do not get to live a normal life but it does mean that things can become a little bit more difficult for you depending on how famous and popular you are at the time. Some stars just choose not to continue their before-fame lives, however, some insist on following their previous path and finish it. Probably a degree in the world of fame cannot help you earn more or anything as such but some of the celebrities insist on finishing their education. Here are some celebrities who did not stop studying after becoming famous!
Emma Watson who was born on the 15th of April 1990, despite being so young, made it to our list of the most inspiring women born in April. Instead of talking about her acting career that you all are aware of, we are going to say more about her being an activist. She has been using her voice to advocate gender equality and women’s right. she was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill ambassador.
Besides speaking fluently 5 languages, the star of "Black Swan" finished the career of Psychology at Harvard University. Since she is one of the most talented and versatile artists of her generation, it is not surprising that at the same time she studied classical and modern dance, and found time to attend numerous courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has the Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Yara Shahidi is one of the stars that Oprah believes she can do anything in this world! She is known for her role in the comedy series Black-ish and right now she is on the spin-off of Grown-ish. She is also known for being an activist, and this has brought her so much accomplishments. She got a letter of recommendation from the former first lady Michelle Obama to the Harvard University! She also interviewed Hillary Clinton for Teen Vogue!
Still not sure which one is Zack and which one is Cody but what we do know is that they both grew up to be two of the hottest and most educated celebrities of all times! these celebrities who, no matter how dar they have gone in their career and no matter how much money they have earned, they are still down to earth! Cloe was graduated from the New York University in the degree of geographical information systems and satellite imaging.
Just take a look at the picture that has together right here! Whether it is an old picture or a new picture, they still look so much like one another but what we do know is that they are both down to earth celebrities as we have just mentioned in the previous paragraph. Dylan also has graduated from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized studies. He started working as a host at a restaurant only to feed his over bountiful video game addiction!
This young actress started her career at the age of seven in the 2001 film "I Am Sam". For this role, Sean Penn's daughter, she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, which makes her the youngest nominee in this award history. She was people's beloved, Dakota appeared in Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005) and Charlotte's Web (2006). Now she is more than 20 and still acting. You could see her in movies: "Effie Gray", "Now Is Good" or "American Pastoral".
All people who know who Tyra Banks is, are conscious that the model is black, thick and proud. Unfortunately, there was a time during her career when she was thinking about going on a diet to lose some extra pounds because a curvy black woman simply wasn't a "good fit". The mother of Tyra was called in and given a list of eight brands that wanted to drop young Tyra because she was putting too much weight and she was becoming "too big". As an answer to that, Tyra's mother took her daughter to eat pizza and persuaded her to make another list, but of clients who need fuller models. She aspires many out there including us.
Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Barack Obama, the ex-president, awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom and she possesses honorary doctorate degrees from Duke and Harvard. Despite her difficult past, Oprah is now ranked as the most influential woman in the world. Not long ago, after the speech that Oprah had, everyone was talking about how she needs to go for the next election and how she is going to be the best candidate, the one people need to come out of this mess that they are in. Her influence during the presidency of Obama was so strong that it was named the Oprah effect.
Although, when thinking about the education of the stars of music and cinema, most of us get carried away by prejudices and often tend to belittle the intellectual possibilities of our idols, not all of them though deserve to be treated in this way. The "Big Bang Theory" star, Mayim Bialik, is not the only one who can boast of a successful university career! She studied at the University of California in Los Angeles, obtaining a doctorate in Neurobiology in 2008. She started from very young in the series "Blossom", which she had to leave to continue with her studies. Actually the actors who achieve fame often have studies that show their great intelligence behind them.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the best actors of all time currently. not only is he an actor but also a filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. He is also on the list of the celebrities who have decided to pursue their education even after their fame. In 2000, he enrolled at Columbia's School of General Studies. He is majored in history, literature, and French poetry.
Eva Longoria is an actress, producer, director, activist and a businesswoman. She is known for portraying the role of Gabrielle Solis in the series Desperate Housewives, for which she gained Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. She also is known as an activist. She was one of the seven Californians of Barack Obama's re-election campaign. She has always been a supporter of immigrants and their rights. And she also initiated the Latino Victory Project.
Franco is a man of many talents and, apparently, has certain superpowers. If not, how can you explain his good university results related to a lot of faculties? Not only did he achieve a degree in English Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles, but he also completed careers at Columbia University (a Masters in Fine Arts), New York University and Brooklyn College (where he excelled in Fiction Literature). As if all this were not enough, the handsome actor is currently doing his doctorate in English at Yale and works as a professor of short film production and screenwriting at UCLA.
Besides being one of Victoria's Secret's little angels, the beautiful Karlie is also one of many pretty Taylor Swift friends (in case you did not know, the young singer usually surrounds herself only with the successful, wealthy and as attractive girls as she herself). But besides being able to boast of a perfect face and a body of envy, the model is also noted for the fact of measuring 1.85 m. She has enrolled at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study as well.
Not sure where you have met Claire Danes?! She is the beautiful lady is Little Women, Romeo & Juliet and My So-Called Life. Claire is a lot more than this pretty face and perfect body. She holds a degree in psychology and fine art from one of the most prestigious universities, Yale! She, however, later mentioned that her time in college was mostly smoking pot and playing Mario Tennis with her friends!
The Olsen Twins were known for their role as Michelle Tanner on the TV show Full House. Since then they have acted in various movies together. Sadly for all of us, they stopped acting in movies to pursue their career in fashion. Now they have their clothing line together, which is quite successful. The sympathetic twins whose career began when they were only a few years old. Ashley is also one of the celebrities that went back to college!
The two are one of the most successful siblings. Seems like the twins on our list are the winners of everything! Not only do they have their perfect business going, they also have their acting career guaranteed and their education covered! She, just like her twin sister, went for the NYU but later they both decided that they wanted to leave there and never go back! We would do the same if we had all these businesses to take care of!
One of the pieces of work that deals with the life of one such "Betty, the Ugly", created for the first time on Colombian television, is the television series produced in the United States and titled simply Ugly Betty. She studied at the University of Southern California and was graduated with a bachelor degree in International Relations. Here graduation took 10 years but right now she is known as one of the most sophisticated celebrities!
Anna Paquin received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11 for her performance in The Piano. She also played in the HBO vampire drama television series True Blood for which, in 2009, she received Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. She started her study at Columbia University but later decided to leave in order to focus on her acting career!
Miranda Cosgrove is known for her role in iCarly. You may not see much of her right now but she broke the Guinness World Records for being the highest paid child actress. In her interview with Kelly and Ryan, she said that she has switched her major from film to psychology to follow in the footsteps of her dad!