Did you know that some of your favorite celebs have very extensive educational backgrounds? After high school, they didn’t just jump right into the entertainment industry. Instead, they furthered their education by obtaining law degrees and PhDs. We’re going to show you a few famous women who pursued advanced degrees, such as Amal Clooney, Kerry Washington, and Debra Messing. If you’d like to hear more about their college days, make sure to watch our video: 10 Women Who Have More Class Than Your Master's Degree.
For some stars, pursuing a higher level of education was a long time in the making. Actress Eva Longoria waited until she was 38 to graduate with her master's degree, and Lupita Nyong’o didn’t finish hers until one year before she appeared in the film “12 Years a Slave.” Ashley Judd is another entertainer who was already well-known in the industry when she decided to further her education. We just hope her celebrity status wasn’t a distraction to her classmates!
Kristin Chenoweth is known for appearing in major Broadway plays, and her master's degree most definitely helped her along the way. Another celeb who has earned a Ph.D. is the star of “The Big Bang Theory,” Mayim Bialik. Make sure to watch our video to see the crazy coincidence between her real life degree and the character she portrays on the hit TV show!
If you’d like hear even more stories about women who have more class than your master's degree, including Meryl Streep and Miuccia Prada, make sure to watch our video. Let us know in the comments section which of these stories inspired you the most!