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Lupita Nyong'o has a bachelor's in film and theater studies from Hampshire College and a master's degree in acting from Yale School of Drama.
Natalie Portman attended Harvard University to study psychology.
Kourtney Kardashian has a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Arizona.
Princess Kate graduated from the University of St. Andrews with an undergraduate degree in art history.
Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' dramatic writing program.
Margot Robbie graduated from the drama program at Somerset College.
Lin-Manuel Miranda went to Wesleyan University and graduated from its theater studies program in 2002.
Ludacris has a B.A. in Music Management from Georgia State University.
No surprises here! Kate McKinnon went to Columbia University and majored in theater.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson played football while attending the University of Miami.
Ellen Degeneres completed the Communication Studies program at the University of New Orleans.
Kanye West briefly attended both the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University.
Kit Harington went to the Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in 2008.
Jamie Foxx received a scholarship to United States International University, where he studied classical music and composition.
Jim Parsons earned a B.A. from the University of Houston.
Sofia Vergara studied dentistry (!) at Marymount International School of Barranquilla before leaving to pursue showbiz.
Aziz Ansari graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with a major in marketing.
Ryan Reynolds attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University (then Kwantlen College) before abandoning his studies to pursue an acting career.
Adele graduated from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006.
Kerry Washington went to George Washington University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1998 with a double major in anthropology and sociology.
Channing Tatum went to Glenville State College on a football scholarship but dropped out.
Mindy Kaling graduated from Dartmouth in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in playwriting.
George Clooney attended Northern Kentucky University, majoring in broadcast journalism, but did not graduate.
Shonda Rhimes went to Dartmouth College, where she majored in English and film studies.
Meghan Markle graduated from Northwestern University in 2003 with a double major in theater and international studies.
Daisy Ridley began reading classical civilization at Birkbeck, University of London, before dropping out.
Ryan Seacrest studied journalism at the University of Georgia but left to move to Hollywood.
Daniel Kaluuya attended St. Aloysius College in London.
Samira Wiley studied drama at the Juilliard School in New York and graduated in 2010.
Reese Witherspoon went to Stanford to study English literature but left after just a year.
Asia Kate Dillon graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Lena Dunham has a degree in creative writing from Oberlin College.
Flavor Flav went to Adelphi University.
Mayim Bialik has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
Ken Jeong has an M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
James Franco has a master's in creative writing from Columbia University, a master's in filmmaking from NYU and a Ph.D in English from Yale University. Yikes.
Oprah Winfrey went to Tennessee State University and earned a bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama.
Edward Norton has a degree in history from Yale.
Adam Sandler went to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Gabrielle Union has a sociology degree from UCLA.
And finally, Ron Jeremy has a master's degree in special education from Queens College. Um... what?
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