Person Famous People who Majored in Psychology

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List of famous people who majored in psychology, including photos when available. This list of famous psychology majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in psychology. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in psychology you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Examples of people on this list include Natalie Portman and Lil Wayne.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were psychology majors?" and "Which famous people studied psychology?"
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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno, but mainstream success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director

Credits: V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Léon: The Professional, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

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Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Jonathan Stewart is a voice actor. ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer Film Producer, + more

Credits: The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards, The 80th Annual Academy Awards

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#1685 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Jerry Bruckheimer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Jerry Bruckheimer is a film and television producer. ...more

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Age: 72

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer

Credits: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Amazing Race, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, CSI: Miami

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New ...more

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Rapper Entrepreneur, + more

Credits: Fast & Furious 6, The Interview, The Wrestler, Magic Mike XXL

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Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990s. ...more

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Age: 65

Birthplace: Vinita, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Pilot, Television producer, Psychologist, Film Producer Author, + more

Credits: Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Late Show with David Letterman, Through Your Eyes

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Irene Rosenfeld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Irene Rosenfeld, a native New Yorker, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods in June 2006. She assumed the additional post of Chairman in March 2007, following Altria Groups spin-off of Kraft. ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Westbury, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson

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#6 on The 100 Most Powerful Women in the World 2009

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#3 on Famous People Named Irene

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Selma Blair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress. Since Blair made her professional acting debut in 1995, she has starred in a variety of film genres, including several commercial Hollywood motion pictures, indie and art house films. Blair officially started her professional acting ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Hellboy, Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde

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#1279 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Barbara Bach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Barbara Bach is an American actress and model known as the Bond girl Anya Amasova from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. She subsequently starred in Force 10 from Navarone with Robert Shaw and Harrison Ford. She is married to former Beatle Ringo Starr. ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone, The Unseen, The Great Alligator

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#1661 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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