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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 a starring role in the romantic comedy-drama Sliding Doors, Paltrow garnered worldwide recognition through her performance in Shakespeare in Love, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, for Outstanding Lead Actress and as a member of the Outstanding Cast. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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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 acclaim for her performance in The Phantom of the Opera. She has since starred in Poseidon, Dragonball: Evolution, Dare and Beautiful Creatures. In 2007, Rossum released her debut album, Inside Out. She also released a Christmas EP the same year, titled Carol of the Bells. In 2013 she released a follow up album called Sentimental Journey. She currently stars as Fiona Gallagher, the main ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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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 musicals. She is best known for playing the wealthy, alcoholic socialite Karen Walker on the Emmy Award winning TV sitcom Will & Grace from 1998-2006. From 2006 until early 2007, Mullally hosted the short-lived talk show The Megan Mullally Show. She has since appeared in guest-starring roles in television programs such as Parks and Recreation, Happy Endings, 30 Rock, Up All Night, Boston Legal, and a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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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. Johnson II. Her father Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III remains Chairman of FMR. As of March 2013, the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the company. Johnson's wealth of approximately $14 billion makes her one of the world's wealthiest women. In 2014, she was ranked as the 34th most powerful woman in the world according to Forbes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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