Let’s admit the fact that we all at some point thought that the actors, socialites and other celebrities in our industry aren’t well educated or they don’t have the qualifications required to pursue some other career. But the reality is that there are some celebrities with extremely high IQ scores, and they are probably even brighter than most of us.
Yes, you read it right, celebs are equally bright, and it’s just that they are more interested in acting and other skills that make them a celebrity. According to the current IQ tests scores, about two-thirds of the test takers obtain a score of 85 to 115, and only 5% of the people score more than 125. So, now, let’s have a look at the IQ scores of some of the most famous celebs.
1. James Franco
The king of stoner movies and Seth Rogen of the movie world, James Franco is a genius with an IQ of 130. It might come as a shock to you that the person who has been playing dumb and funny in a lot of movies is actually a one genius with a very high IQ.
2. Lisa Kudrow
The heart of the “Friends” tv show, Phoebe, known as Lisa Kudrow is extremely talented and on top of it, she is a genius too with an IQ score of 154. She graduated from Vassar College as a Bachelor of Science.
3. David Duchovny
Graduated from Princeton University in the year 1982, David holds a degree of B.A in English Literature, and according to the reports, he has an IQ score of 147 which is a lot and on top of everything he is a great poet too.
4. Natalie Portman
A great actor but on top of it, Natalie Portman is someone who took her studies very seriously. She skipped two major premieres just because she had to study for her high school finals. As far as her IQ is concerned, well, it’s 140 and that does complete justice to how dedicated she has been to her studies all her life.
5. Steve Martin
The comedy legend Steve Martin has a major in philosophy, and it inspired him so much that he actually became a professor later. His IQ according to the reports is 142.
Who doesn’t love Shakira? The world-famous Spanish singer is great at English, Portuguese, Italian, Arabic and so many other languages. Her IQ is reported to be 142, and well, that justifies how she is able to learn so many languages and be so good at all of them.
7. Matt Damon
Interesting fact: The script of Good Will Hunting was written by Matt Damon as an assignment in his class. He has an IQ score of 160, and he even attended Harvard.
8. Ashton Kutcher
He might play all dumb and funny in the movies, but when it comes to his brain, well, it seems like Ashton Kutcher is a one genius guy with an IQ level of 160 which is the same as Stephen Hawking.
9. James Woods
An extraordinary genius, James Woods has an IQ score of 180 to 184, and he also attended MIT as he planned to become an eye surgeon first.
The one who reshaped our pop culture, Madonna is no doubt a genius with some extraordinary voice. Her IQ score has been reported to be 140, and well, she is the true definition of beauty with brains.
These are some of the best and the most famous celebrities with high IQ levels. In fact, the reality is that the Hollywood industry is full of some big-time geniuses and what they do is all about their interests and career preferences.