Showbiz from all over the world has something to offer. Talents of all sorts with skills well worth mentioning to all respect of that individual we love and follow, backing them with all our support.
Now there are some stars who quit their education to give their undivided attention to their careers, nothing wrong in that, while some kept their book smarts walk along with their fame on the red carpet. Some did it because that’s how they started off without knowing where they’d end up. Other cases are where the education was a “just in case” scenario and one could say that some of our stars felt “all things in moderation” was the way to go. Either way, we salute to all of them.
Here’s a list of 8 celebrities who not only make us love them with their amazing abilities but also add in another reason for us to appreciate them even more. So, let’s appreciate these well-educated celebrities. Let’s go:
Hamza Ali Abbasi
All of you know that Hamza Ali Abbasi. He was a theater and mini screen actor before signing ‘Mein Hoon Shahid Afridi’.
But does anyone know what he’s done before all the fame and glory and when there weren’t millions of people watching him? Well, truth be told actually he has completed CSS and joined Police Group as an occupation but left this job for his passion of filmmaking and acting. Oh boy, this guy is truly a well-educated celebrity.
Sure, it’s understandable that there was some issue regarding this as star life is unpredictable, but then what isn’t! and besides, the heart wants what the heart wants.
Most athletes keep away from classes, but this four-time NBA champion went back and got his doctorate degree from Barry University in Miami in 2012. He wrote a thesis on the value of human leadership. The reason why he did it showed how good of a son he is. Bless him for being a well-educated celebrity.
Shaquille also says that he wanted to pursue it himself and it was a way for the player to change his life.
The Big Bang Theory actress has studied neuroscience at the UCLA, getting her Ph.D. Her research focused on obsessive-compulsive disorder among people with Prader-Willi syndrome. She looked into hormones and how they come into play of child bonding.
She went on to writing several books including STEM to Story and Beyond the Sling that includes some of her research.
So, Mayim Bialik isn’t just cute, smart and funny on screen but in real time as well. Nice!
A model, an actress, and a child Psychologist too! She has completed the course of AMI (American Montessori International). She also got 3rd position in Karachi Matriculation Board 2005.
Talk about being multi-talented and the stamina to go along with it. The girl is going places and truly one of the well-educated celebrities.
Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn Jr.is better known to us by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense).
He’s an American rapper, actor, poet, and film producer. Common studied business administration at the Florida A&M University.
The legendary guitarist and founding member of Queen just didn’t find being a rock star was enough for him. So he instead got a doctorate in astrophysics at Imperial College. Well, would you just look at that…
He was actually going for his degree before going into music though this had to be put on hold due to the rising success of his band. Years later he went back and finished in two years in 2007. It took 37 years for his thesis on zodiacal dust to be approved, according to Imperial College.
He became a visiting researcher for the institution.
Fawad Afzal Khan
A very well known talented actor, model, and singer as well. So this is all of his shining star life but only a few people know that he is a telecom engineer too.
He completed his bachelors from the National University Of Computer And Emerging Sciences, Lahore and got a degree of Telecom Engineer. Whoa, this guy is simply a well-educated celebrity with amazing talent.
Natalie Portman, another well-educated celebrity enrolled at Harvard University. But she did so under her birth name, Natalie Hershlag, part of her attempt to fly under the radar while she earned her psychology degree. She was a smart cookie too, according to the Harvard Crimson.
Well, that’s our count for amazing people who know how to get all sorts of things done side by side. Hats off to them. We can take this as an inspiration for our own lives and move forward with this.