Celebrities are mostly known for being beautiful, handsome or glamorous. It’s not often that they are famous for being intelligent. But did you know that these 12 stars are overachievers not just in life but also in school?
Check out this list:
1. Georgina Wilson
Supermodel Georgina Wilson graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) with an Economics degree (BS Economics Honors Program) and was a double major in the University of Sydney in Australia (Bachelor of Commerce – Majors in Accounting and Finance).
2. Maricar Reyes
Maricar Reyes passed her Physical Licensure Exam in February of 2008. She graduated with a BS Biology degree from ADMU and is a Doctor of Medicine from University of Santo Tomas (UST).
3. Carla Abellana
Actress Carla Abellana graduated cum laude from De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
4. Chris Tiu
Basketball player Chris Tiu is a mental powerhouse! He graduated cum laude from ADMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering. He also has a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics (major in mathematical finance and minor in Chinese studies) also from ADMU.
5. Giselle Sanchez
Comedienne Giselle Sanchez’s skill in humor may not be so surprising when you find out that she graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communication.
6. Melanie Marquez
Former beauty queen Melanie Marquez graduated cum laude from the International Academy of Management and Economics with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
7. Nikki Gil
Actress / host Nikki Gil started off her overachieving at a young age by graduating as her class valedictorian at Shekinah Christian Training Center. She then got an AB Literature degree from ADMU.
8. Lea Salonga
It’s no surprise that superstar Lea Salonga made this list. She just oozes intelligence and class. She finished high school at O.B. Montessori where she was the class valedictorian.
9. Paula Peralejo
Former actress Paula Peralejo graduated magna cum laude from UP Diliman with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy – Minor in Tourism.
10. Boy Abunda
Prolific host Boy Abunda got his Master’s degree in International Relations and Public Diplomacy and his AB Communication Arts degree from Philippine Women’s University (PWU).
11. Serena Dalrymple
Serena Dalrymple received her Master’s degree in International Business from the Hult International Business School in London. She also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from De La Salle – College of St. Benilde.
12. Agot Isidro
Agot Isidro possesses a laundry list of prestigious degrees. She graduated magna cum laude in Fashion Buying and Merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She also has a Master of Arts in Communications degree from ADMU and a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from UP Diliman.
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