What stars number among celebrities who went to Catholic school? Reality television darling Kim Kardashian went to the all-girl Catholic Marymount High School. On the east coast, Paris Hilton and Lady Gaga attended New York's Convent of the Sacred Hearts and Jennifer Lopez went to Holy Family in the Bronx. A few celebs even have funny stories about their school days – Shakira, for instance, wasn't allowed to participate in the choir at her Catholic school because the director thought she sounded "like a goat."
Several famous men also went to Catholic school. Barack Obama attended Santo Fransiskus Asisi Catholic School for first through third grade and John C. Reilly went to Brother Rice High School in Chicago.
Whether their choice of school was based on personal faith or stellar curriculum, these famous people all share a common educational background. Keep scrolling to see who else appears on this list.
Kim Kardashian went to the all-girl Catholic Marymount High School.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Model, + more
Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami, Kim Kardashian: Fit in Your Jeans by Friday - Amazing Abs Body Sculpt
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Barack Obama attended Santo Fransiskus Asisi Catholic School for first through third grade.
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer, Lawyer
Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa
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Madonna went to a Catholic high school.
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
Credits: Madonna: Truth or Dare, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, Evita
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George Clooney was an altar boy during his Catholic school days.
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
Credits: Gravity, Ocean's Eleven, Up in the Air, The Descendants
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