Hollywood's Most Educated Stars: Natalie Portman Graduated From Harvard, Sharon Stone IQ 148 And More!

Mina Muzumdar |Sep 30, 2019

Not only gaining huge success in the entertainment industry, these Hollywood celebrities are also the star at school.

For many people, Hollywood is the path to catapult them into global fame and where these rising stars can achieve the adulation of billion of audience. However, there are superstars who not only gaining huge success in the biggest film industry in the world, but they also star the real-life with their outstanding academic record. Check out the list of Hollywood's most educated star.

Natalie Portman


Before becoming one of the most famous Hollywood actresses, Black Swan Natalie Portman graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor degree in Psychology. The actress also pursued her studying dream in her hometown, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After that, she was invited to Columbia University as the guest lecturer.

Beside growing up speaking Hebrew, she can speak fluently 5 other languages include English, French, Spanish, Japanese and German.

James Franco


Being an undisputed talent in Hollywood, James Franco once gave up his university course and decided to give more time to acting pursuits when he was 18. Earlier, the math geniuses even had his internship at Lockheed Martin, an American global aerospace, defence, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests. But he returned to school in 2006 and graduated with a striking GPA 3.5/4.0 at the University of California.

Though James Franco was once a rebellious teenager who was arrested for underage drinking, graffiti, he underwent a lot of transformation to become the world's famous actor nowadays.

Kate Beckinsale


Kate Beckinsale enrolled at the University of Oxford as a Modern Languages student but dropped out after her third year.

Talking about her decision to quit University to concentrate on her burgeoning acting career, the actress said: "It was getting to the point where I wasn't enjoying either thing enough because both were very high pressure."

Emma Watson


The Harry Potter actress is renowned for her high education as she graduated from one of IVY LEAGUE school in USA, Brown University. 2014 was an unforgettable year for the actress as she gained her bachelor degree winning British Artist of the Year Award and became UN Women Goodwill ambassador.

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Matt Damon


Ranked as one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, Matt Damon has received various accolades from his professional. The Martian star attended Harvard University but decided to leave the school before he could receive his degree to focus on an acting career. However, the actor was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013.

“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library,” Matt Damon was quoted as saying in Good Will Hunting.

Sharon Stone


Sharon Stone is one of Hollywood actress who has the highest IQ score at 148. She enrolled in the University of Edinboro, Pennsylvania at the age of 15. Apart from that, she is also a member of MENSA, the non-profit organization for World's highest IQ people.

Jake Gyllenhaal


The Spider-man star was born in a family with a strong background in the film industry. His father is director Stephen Gyllenhaal and mother is screenwriter Naomi Foner. He again proved University is not the only way to success as the actor dropped out of Columbia University at his second year but then won numerous accolades globally include BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor...

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