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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