Celebrities Who Dropped Out of College

School may not be your thing, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be successful.  Take it from this list of celebrities, who all dropped out of college.

1.  Oprah Winfrey . . . She went to Tennessee State University, but dropped out before graduation to pursue broadcasting gigs.

2.  Tom Hanks . . . He left Sacramento State University to intern at the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland.

3.  Brad Pitt . . . He went to the University of Missouri to become a journalist, but left early to go to California.

4.  Ben Stiller . . . He studied film at UCLA, but left to go back to New York to act.

5.  Ellen DeGeneres . . . She left the University of New Orleans early for odd jobs before starting her standup career.

6.  Ashton Kutcher . . . He studied biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa, but dropped out to pursue modeling and acting.

7.  John Mayer . . . He went to Berklee College of Music, but left to move to Atlanta with Zac Brown Band member Clay Cook.

8.  Zooey Deschanel . . . She left Northwestern University to pursue acting.

9.  Ryan Seacrest . . . He dropped out of the University of Georgia to move to California.

10.  Eddie Murphy . . . He dropped out of New York’s Nassau Community College, but soon after landed a spot on “Saturday Night Live”.


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