We mostly think of Hollywood’s celebrities as people with looks, glamorous lifestyles and of course stardom, but rarely with brains. It’s pleasantly amazing to know some of them possess rather impressive degrees and qualifications outside of their profession. Some among them are also members of Mensa, the high IQ society that boasts of the likes of Stephen Hawking! When it comes to IQ, age is no bar. Jeffrey is a young actor who does a lot of voiceover work. At age 6, he was given an IQ test and tested within the 99th percentile, making him a certified genius.
Natalie Portman holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and later took graduate courses at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. With an IQ of 140, she has been published twice in scientific journals. X Files and Californication star David Duchovny has not one, but two Ivy League degrees, and an IQ of 147!
Find out who’s included in Hollywood’s Smartest Celebrities!
Natalie Portman – IQ 140
Portman has a Harvard degree in psychology.
She’s also published scientific papers on enzymes and spectroscopy.
She told the New York Post “I’d rather be smart than a movie star.”
Nikole Kidman – IQ 132
Kidman studied at the Victorian College of Arts in Melbourne.
The whole Kidman family was fairly academic.
Her father was a biochemist and her mother was a nursing instructor.
David Duchovny – IQ 147
Duchovny holds a Princeton Degree and Yale Masters degree in English.
But abandoned his Ph.D. when he booked a beer commercial in 1987.
Mayim Bialik – IQ 150
Bialik Plays a doctor on TV and has a Ph.D. in neuroscience.
She speaks 5 languages and specializes in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in adolescents.
Meryl Streep – IQ 143
Meryl Streep is a talented hard worker.
She’s armed with a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama, and has earned more Oscar nominations than anyone in history.