Who is the most famous person who went to boarding school? Donald Trump tops our list of celebrity prep school alumni. The Apprentice mastermind attended the New York Military Academy in the early '60s. Trump went on to attend Fordham University and the University of Pennsylvania. He then entered the work force with his father's company before founding the Trump Organization. Other famous people who went to prep school include Laura Linney, Steve Carell, and Mark Zuckerberg.
Several U.S. Presidents also attended boarding school. John F. Kennedy attended high school at the Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut. George W. Bush attended the Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, as did his father George H.W. Bush. Other famous politicians who attended boarding school include Robert F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, and John Kerry.
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Actor Owen Wilson attended the New Mexico Military Institute.
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Credits: Midnight in Paris, Cars, Wedding Crashers, Zoolander
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Actress Uma Thurman attended the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts.
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Credits: Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Gattaca, Batman & Robin
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Steve Carell attended the Middlesex School in Concord, MA.
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America
Credits: The Office, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Despicable Me, Crazy, Stupid, + more
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