Stay In School? Celebrities Who Made Millions Despite Not Even Finishing High School

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Making it Rain on Them Hoes, Multi, News

Celebrities Who Didn’t Finish High School

Remember when teachers told us to stay in school? They said we’d never amount to anything if we didn’t go to some institution of higher learning. Well apparently everything our teachers told us was a lie because it’s quite possible to drop out of college and make it rain on the entire world.

Don’t believe us? Take a look at these celebrities that made it rain on the world without even having a high school diploma.

Christina Aguilera – Marshall Middle School and North Allegheny Intermediate High

Mary J. Blige performs live at the American Airlines Arena as part of 'The Liberation Tour' Miami, Florida - 30.08.12

Mary J. Blige – She dropped out of Roosevelt College but got her GED eventually.

Jay-Z – He dropped out of Trenton Central High School where Busta Rhymes and Biggie went.

Drake – He dropped out of high school in Toronto even though he was playing a high school kid in Degrassi.

Rihanna in Bikini For GQ

Rihanna – She got signed to Def Jam at 17 and never looked back.

Chris Rock

Chris Rock – He dropped out to tell jokes. Sounds like a good plan.


Eminem – He failed 9th grade a few times and just dropped out. He’s doing okay now.

Mark Wahlberg films a chase scene for the movie 'Pain and Gain'

Mark Wahlberg – He dropped out to rap and show off his drawls.

50 Cent – He got expelled in 10th grade for carrying a gun to school and never looked back. Good for him.

Tom Cruise – Who needs high school when you have the Scientology God or whoever he worships.


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