Many celebrities don’t bother to finish their college education once they’ve been discovered. for their acting talent and/or attractive looks. It certainly seems like extra work if you choose to continue with your academics when you’re already making money to support yourself.
However, there are other celebrities who appreciate and understand the value of a good education. Indeed many Pinoy celebs actually choose to finish their education before or after they’ve become a famous star.
Some of these celebrities are actually considered geniuses in terms of academics!
In no particular order, check out this list of highly educated Pinoy celebrities – some of whom are considered geniuses!
1. Lea Salonga
-Graduated Valedictorian at the O. B. Montessori Center, studied at University of the Philippines College of Music and took two courses at the Fordham University’s Lincoln Center while in New York.
2. Melanie Marquez
-Graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in BS Business Administration from the International Academy of Management and Economics
3. Giselle Sanchez
-Graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast and Communication from the University of the Philippines Diliman
4. Agot Isidro
-Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from the University of the Philippines Diliman, graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Fashion Buying and Merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and has a master’s degree in Communication from the Ateneo de Manila University.
5. Carla Abellana
-Graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from De La Salle University
6. Maricar Reyes
-Took a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Ateneo de Manila University, studied medicine at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Maricar also passed the medical licensure exam in 2008.
7. Hero Angeles
-Graduated from the University of the Philippines
8. Atom Araullo
-Finished his high school education at the Philippine Science High School and then Graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from the University of the Philippines Diliman
9. “Kuya” Kim Atienza
-Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Audiovisual Media from the University of the Philippines
10. Angel Aquino
-Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of the Philippines Baguio.
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