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List of famous people who majored in art history, including photos when available. This list of famous art history 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 art history. 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 art history you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List is made up of many different people, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Emmy Rossum.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were art history majors?" and "Which famous people studied art history?"
Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Art History
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Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as the psychological thriller Seven, opposite Brad Pitt and the period drama Emma, opposite Ewan McGregor. Following starring roles in the romantic comedy-drama Sliding Doors ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Comedian, Model, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: Se7en, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2, Iron Man

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Emmy Rossum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Art History
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Emmanuelle Grey "Emmy" Rossum is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She has starred in movies including Songcatcher, An American Rhapsody, and Passionada. Her role in Mystic River garnered her wider recognition. She starred in the blockbuster film The Day After Tomorrow and received critical ...more

Age: 30

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

Profession: Songwriter, Actor, Singer

Credits: The Day After Tomorrow, Shameless, The Phantom of the Opera, Mystic River

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Megan Mullally is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Art History
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Megan Mullally is an American actress and singer. After working in theatre in Chicago, Mullally moved to Los Angeles in 1985 and began to appear in supporting roles in film and television productions. She made her Broadway debut in Grease in 1994 and she has since appeared in several Broadway ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Credits: Will & Grace^! Childrens Hospital^! Bee Movie^! The Kings of Summer

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Abigail Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Art History
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Abigail Pierrepont "Abby" Johnson is an American businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of US investment firm Fidelity Investments, and chairman of its international sister company Fidelity Worldwide Investment. Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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