Quentin Tarantino, Jim Carrey + 10 More Celebrities Who Dropped Out Of School To Pursue Their Dreams

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Did you know that many celebrities have never even finished high school and yet they are smart, famous and rich?

Nexter.org prepared you a list of the most surprising ones.

Robert Downey Jr

Source: Geek and Sundry

Robert Downey Jr was studying at Santa Monica High School but at the age of 16 he decided that he wants to pursue acting and went back to New York.

Robert De Niro

Source: IndieWire

De Niro dropped out of high school back in 1960. Although, he took some night classes for some time, he still never graduated.

Charlie Sheen

Source: Gazette Review

Charlie Sheen had a couple of weeks left until his graduation from Santa Monica High School, but his attendance and grades didn’t let him do that as he was expelled.

Jim Carrey

Source: Addicted 2 Success

16th birthday was a great day for Jim Carrey as he dropped out of school and pursued his comedy career.

Quentin Tarantino

Source: Addictable

Tarantino decided to take acting classes and work for community theater when he was about 15 years old, so he left school.

John Travolta

Source: Esquire

John Travolta dropped out of New Jersey High School to study at NYU. Fun thing about it is that, when he was 21, he played a high school student in “Welcome Back, Kotter.”

Walt Disney

Source: KnowledgeNuts

Many teeenagers hate school, but Walt Disney hated it so much that he even wrote a letter to the principal of his school saying how “disgusted” he is. At 16 he left school and joined the Red Cross Ambulance Corps.

Johnny Depp

Source: The Indian Express

When Johnny Depp was 15 he left school, but a couple of weeks later he changed his mind and decided to return but his dean told him to go and pursue his dreams.

Hilary Swank

Source: Entertainment Tonight

Hilary Swank studied at South Pasadena High School but received a lot of complaints of her incessant talking, so she just dropped out.

Marlon Brando

Source: Hornet

Some people claim, that Marlon Brando was expelled from Libertyville Township High because he rode a motorcycle through the halls.

Al Pacino

Source: The Talks

Al Pacino studied at NYC’s High School of the Performing Arts but dropped out at 17 to pursue his career.

Seth Rogen

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Source: Colorado Public Radio

Seth left school at the age of 16 to play a high school student in “Freaks and Geeks”.

A little note: this doesn’t mean that if you drop out of school, you’ll become famous. Pursue your dreams, but wisely.


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