Some celebs just didn’t give up! Some world famous musicians, actors and TV stars, actually decided to drop out of school to pursue their dreams. Many celebrities didn’t perform too well in school, but their desire to succeed in life, and their determination to achieve, helped them get what they have today! Look at the famous who failed at school, but succeeded in life, and take inspiration from their achievements and efforts.
Rihanna signed her first record deal at 16, leaving school to make it big in the music industry! She released 8 studio albums since then, with hits like ‘Diamonds’, ‘Umbrella’, and ‘Rude Boy’, and also appeared in successful films. Rihanna made a lot more millions with her beauty brand ‘Fenty Beauty’ which was launched in 2017 and is worth about £479 million!
The supermodel didn’t even get the chance to take her exams! At 14, Moss was signed on by a modelling agency that ensured that her career grew new heights as she was one of the most well-known supermodels on the planet, modelling for fashion brands including Calvin Klein and having walked the biggest runways out there. Kate, who is still looking pretty in her 40s, has an estimated worth of around £63 million.
The American rapper (real name Shaun Carter) is a household name, but as a youngster he changed schools frequently, and never graduated but went on to become one of the world’s biggest music stars. With hard work and determination, Jay Z released his debut album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in 1996 and is the first hip-hop artist to achieve billionaire status!
This popular actress left school at 17 after securing a modeling contract. Despite this unravelling, Cameron’s determined hard work paid off, in the acting world. Since then Cameron starred in great films including, ‘There’s Something About Mary’, ‘The Other Woman’ and ‘Bad Teacher’ and is worth about £111 million.
The actor quit school after securing a guitar when 12 and his future looked dim. However, he never gave up on his dreams despite the music career flop; Johnny persisted and became one of the very successful Hollywood actors. Starring in the likes of ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’, Johnny is today worth £519 million after hard work and considerable determination.
Whoopi is a TV presenter, comedian, successful actor and author, but worked hard for her success. The actress dropped out of school and after years of hard work, landed her debut role in 1985 for her role as Celie. Whoopi is today a household name world-wide for her work, and is worth £35 million.
The Hollywood legend struggled through school with dyslexia but with hard work, he secured entry into the acting business and the rest is history! Tom starred in big screen hits like Mission Impossible and Top Gun and is worth £455 million besides doing his own stunts!
The rapper, whose real name Marshall Bruce Mathers, failed the ninth grade’ thrice, before dropping out at 17. He later admitting to lack of focus at school because he just wanted to rap. Upon leaving school, he worked hard and created his debut album in 1996. The rapper enjoyed an amazing career world-wide, with hits like ‘Not Afraid’, ‘Lose Yourself’, and ‘My Name Is’. Eminem is worth £167 million.
You achieve anything if you are determined and work hard to achieve it!