18 Celebrities Who Dropped Out of College for Fame

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Believe it or not, a lot of your favorite celebrities had totally different dreams and aspirations before they were rich and famous. A lot of the most successful actors, singers, and entertainers actually got their entry to fame by becoming… college dropouts. It’s pretty crazy to think that people like Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey were close to pursuing a life of academia instead of heading to Hollywood.

If you’re interested in hearing about all of our fave celebrity college dropouts, we’ve found 19 crazy-successful celebs who kick-started their lives as part of the rich and the famous by dropping out of college for fame.