Little-Known Facts About Celebs (That Should Be Widely-Known)

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Celebrities get a ton of attention and adulation, we're not here to dispute that. The thing is, sometimes there's an objectively interesting or amazing thing about a famous person, that gets completely missed.

So we did a little digging and found some super interesting, lesser-known facts about well-known people.

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CRACKEDGOM KOBE BRYANT spoke several Tual languages. akrs In addition to his native English, the former NBA star was fluent in Italian and Spanish. He

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CRACKEDCON JAMES FRANCO can't stay away from college. Franco has spent well over 127 hours in institutions of higher learning. He's studied arts at Co

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HEDY LAMARR made WiFi possible. Lamarr was a big-name actress in Golden Age Hollywood. She was also an amateur inventor. She came up with an idea for

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ROWDY RODDY PIPER could really play the bagpipes. It wasn't just part of his wrestling persona- Piper was a real piper from a very young age. And, b

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The Pitch Perfect actress attended law school in her native Australia, which allows her to negotiate her own movie deals. REBEL WILSON is a qualified

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MIKE ROWE is an opera singer. You've seen him work dirty jobs on Discovery Channel, but have you heard him sing? People attending the Baltimore Opera

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CRACKED co COM MAYIM BIALIK is a neuroscientist. Just like her character in The Big Bang Theory, Bialik has a doctorate on the mushy goo inside your s

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GEORGE THE ANIMAL STEELE used to be a schoolteacher. If you are into wrestling, you knew The Animal as, well, an animal. But out of the ring, he ha

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JERRY LEWIS was a filmmaking innovator. While making his first movie as a director, Lewis had the idea of mounting a video camera next to the film cam

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CRACKEDGOM DEXTER HOLLAND is a molecular biologist. The Offspring's singer put his studies on hold when band took off, but finally got his PhD in 2017

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CRACKEDcO COM ASHTON KUTCHER majored in biochemical engineering. Unlike... well, most of his characters, Kutcher had the brains to pursue a biochem de

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KEN JEONG is a doctor. The Community actor has an MD from the University of North Carolina, and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Calif

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We learned in Thelma & Louise that she can fire a gun, but did you know that she can also shoot an arrow, and tried out for the U.S. Olympic team? GEE

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NATALIE PORTMAN is a published scientist. Portman has a degree in psychology from Harvard, and has been published twice in scientific journals. She's

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CRACKED COM BRIAN MAY is an astrophysicist. Queen's lead guitarist got his PhD in 2007. He also served as chancellor of a research university in Liver

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Little-Known Facts About Celebs (That Should Be Widely-Known)

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PATRICK DEMPSEY is a racecar driver. Driving isn't exactly brain surgery, like his character used to perform in K Grey's Anatomy. Still, not every dri

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CRACKEDcO SHAQUILLE 'NEAL is a Doctor of Education. You'd better start calling him Doctor Shaq. In 2012, he got his degree at Barry University in Miam

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CRACKEDCOr SORRELL BOOKE was a true overachiever. Before becoming Boss Hogg in The Dukes of Hazzard, Booke got degrees from both Columbia and Yale. He

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Mutombo came from The Congo with a scholarship to become a doctor. It was coach John Thompson who recruited him to play basketball. He ended up becomi

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NOLAN GOULD graduated From high school at 13. While his character in Modern Family was going through school, Gould was ready to take college courses,

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KANE is a mayor in Tennessee. Glenn Jacobs, known in the ring as Kane, now wrestles in a tougher arena- -politics. In 2018, he was elected mayor of Kn

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CRACKEDcO R DOLPH LUNDGREN is a chemical engineer. Who says brains and brawn can't go together? In addition to his martial arts prowess, Lundgren got

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1000000 ABICDE F 12000000 CDEF 000000 BC dret KESHA had a SAT score of 1500. Back in school, Kesha scored a nearly-perfect 1500 on her SAT. However, s