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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?"
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 University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003. In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Closer. She won a Constellation Award for Best ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

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Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Psychology
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Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program on Comedy Central, from 1999 until 2015. Stewart started as a stand-up comedian, but branched into television as host of Short Attention Span Theater for Comedy Central. He went on to host his own show on MTV, The Jon Stewart Show, and then hosted You Wrote It, You Watch It, also on MTV. He has also had several film roles as an actor, but has done few cinematic projects since becoming the host of The Daily Show in 1999. He was also a writer and co-executive producer of ...more

Age: 55

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

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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

Age: 74

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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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 Orleans-based rapper Lil' Doogie. In 1996, Lil Wayne formed the Southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil' Doogie. Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live! that same year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group's major selling album Guerrilla Warfare. Along with being the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne is also the ...more

Age: 35

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

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