Celebrities are usually surrounded in glamour; beautifully dressed, smiling, often with not too much to say for themselves. Amazingly there are many celebs who are not just beautiful or brawny, but brainy too. The ten celebs with PhDs that feature here are all hugely successful performers of one kind or another, mostly actors and musicians. And all are very well educated as their doctorates prove.
#10 Brian May PhD in Astrophysics
British musician, songwriter and record producer, Brian May got his PhD in astrophysics in 2007. Best known as the lead guitarist for rock band Queen, he studied physics and mathematics at Imperial College London, which is part of the University of London’s Hampton School. He has stated that it took him more than three decades to research his thesis: A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud. For several years after he received his PhD, from 2008 until 2013, May was chancellor at John Moores University in Liverpool.