Most celebrities are known for their artistic talent, but some are also extremely intelligent. Did you know these celebrities had exceptionally high IQs?
Everyone knows James Franco for his works of comedy. But just because he sometimes has a ridiculous sense of humour, does not mean he's not smart. On the contrary! He studied at several prestigious American schools, such as New York University, Columbia University, Brooklyn College, and Warren Wilson College. He even got a Ph.D. in English from Yale University.
She got earned a psychology degree from Harvard, where she was also a research assistant. She's been published in scientific journals several times. The actress also took classes at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
She speaks six languages: English, Hebrew, German, Japanese, Spanish, and French.
The actress, who's known for her role in The Big Bang Theory, is just as brilliant as her character is. In fact, she has a doctorate in neuroscience. Enough said!
You probably didn't know this, but Shakira is one of the world's smartest celebrities. For one, she studied history at the prestigious UCLA.
She speaks seven languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Catalan, and Arabic.
The actor studied at Harvard. For one of his English homework assignments, he wrote the initial script for the cinematic masterpiece we all know as Good Will Hunting.
Ashton Kutcher is way smarter than Michael–the character he played in That '70s Show. He has an extraordinary IQ, which prompted him to start studying biochemical engineering. He eventually gave up and got into modeling and acting.
It's no secret that Madonna is a musical genius. She's become a legend in her industry, but she's also very intelligent. From an early age, her grades were exceptional. She even received a scholarship to study at the University of Michigan but chose to devote herself to music instead.
The man we all know as one of the greatest directors in film history is said to have an IQ of 160. He doesn't have a college degree, nor did he graduate from high school. He dropped out of school at 15 but clearly used his exceptional intelligence to achieve great success in film.
Sharon Stone showed extraordinary intelligence from an early age. She was just 5 years old when she got into the 2nd grade, where most kids are 7-8. She received a scholarship to attend the University of Edinburgh when she was just 15 years old.
He's said to have a very high IQ. Although he didn’t get a great education, it’s worth noting that when he got to the United States, he didn't speak a word of English, yet he managed to build an incredible career. First as a bodybuilder, then as an actor, and now, he's a politician. Note that he also has a marketing degree from the University of Wisconsin.