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7 successful celebrities who dropped out of school



Does education equal success? Well for most people education is the gateway to making it in life but for some others, talent is all you need to excel without an education.

There could be some element of truth in that statement as we have celebrities who successfully made a name for themselves without a college degree. Some of them are billionaire CEOs while others are highest paid in their various fields.

Let us take a look at 7 successful celebrities who dropped out of school.

7. Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson revealed that she got into the Nigerian movie industry after several fruitless efforts to pass JAMB.

6. Genevieve

Nigerian celebrity crush Genevieve Nnaji, is one of the most successful actresses in Nigeria. She did not acquire a university degree to so successful. Genevieve is a secondary school dropout. 

5. Wizkid

Wizkid dropped out of Lead City University in his second year because of his music career, hoping to continue later.

4. 2Face

Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2face dropped out of Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration and Management to pursue his music career. Aside all the degrees award to him, he never really went back to school.

3. D’banj

D’banj reportedly dropped out of school when he was in Level 300 (Mechanical Engineering).

2. 9ice

9ice dropped out from his Law course at the Lagos State University to concentrate on music.

1. Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy C.E.O of Mavin Records dropped out of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in his first year.

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  1. John Onuoha

    January 15, 2020 at 6:53 am

    Education is not always a successful measure

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