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Celebrities and Their Majors

Earning a college degree is important if you want a good paying job and, more than that, if you want to have experiences that will prepare you for the rest of your life. A lot of celebrities went to college and earned degrees in a variety of fields—some apply to their field of work and some don’t … either way, a college degree was important to them and they are now making millions of dollars.

Here is a list of 15 celebrities and their majors. You be the judge if they put their degrees to good use or not…

  • Oprah Winfrey – Speech and Drama
  • Jerry Bruckheimer – Psychology
  • Steven Spielberg – Film and Electronic Arts
  • Tiger Woods – Economics
  • Howard Stern – Communications
  • Jerry Seinfeld – Theater and Communications
  • David Letterman – Broadcasting
  • Donald Trump – Economics
  • Jay Leno – Speech Therapy
  • Michael Jordan – Geography
  • Ashton Kutcher – Biochemical Engineering
  • Will Ferrell – Sports Broadcasting
  • Gwyneth Paltrow – Art History
  • Kevin Costner – Business
  • Denzel Washington – Journalism

If you were to ask them now if they would have done things any differently, chances are they would say no—you never know which events can change the course of your life. Once you make the choice to get your degree, your possibilities are endless. What is truly important are the experiences you have, the people you meet and the growth that comes with a college degree.