Successful Celebrities Who Made It Big With Education

By , UniversityHerald Reporter

Celebrities do not just get famous for their looks and acting. They are able to make it in a harsh industry because they work hard, strive for the best and achieve great things. Such celebrities have aspirations, dreams and goals in life even before they became a known actor, singer or artist.

Here are some celebrities that have created their own success paths even before their names became known in Hollywood.

Emma Watson

The actress known as Hermione in "Harry Potter" and now as Belle in "Beauty and the Beast," juggles school and acting. Even before the world knew her as the Muggle in the lovable book series, she made sure she did not give up on her education. While acting, she attends school at the Oxford University and Brown University. Ultimately, she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature.

Christy Turlington Burns

Known as one of the most popular models today, cites iTech Post In 1994, even when she is already famous for her modeling career, she went back to school in Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She yearned for more success in her career. In the end, she earned a Bachelor's degree in Eastern Philosophy and Comparative Religion as cum laude. In addition, she also went to Columbia University to work on her Master's degree in Public Health.

Mr. Bean, aka Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson has a degree in Electrical Engineering at the New Castle University before he became the classical and comical character. To top his degree, he even pursued a Master's Program at Oxford University. It was through his involvement in the Oxford University's Dramatic Society that he came up with the idea of Mr. Bean.

Natalie Portman

The star actress may be brilliant on film but she is also brilliant in her studies. This actress is fluent in different languages and she is an achiever in her own right after graduating from Harvard University. She majored in Psychology. Plus, even though she is already considered to be good at acting, she even took a course in Hebrew University in Jerusalem to hone her craft.

Which celebrity is your favorite so far?

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