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List of Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of High School, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people have been kicked out, suspended or expelled from high school. Some celebrities got into fights, while others got in trouble for drinking or smoking. Several of these famous folks went on to have “bad boy” images, but some people on this list may surprise you.

Who is the most famous person who was kicked out of high school? Salma Hayek tops our list. The From Dusk 'Till Dawn actress was expelled from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, Louisiana. She had a tendency for pulling pranks on the nuns. Other famous women who have been kicked out of high school include Courtney Love, Lily Allen, and Elizabeth Hurley. Some celebs who were even kicked out of school for fighting. 

Several famous actors were also kicked out of high school. Marlon Brando was expelled from high school for riding his motorcycle in the halls. “The Godfather” star was also expelled from military school for smoking and getting into fights. Other well-known men who were kicked out of high school include Ryan Gosling, Robert Pattinson and Owen Wilson.

Do you think that their rebellious nature helped these celebs to succeed? Share your thoughts in the comments section.


Salma Hayek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 26 Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of High School
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Actress Salma Hayek was expelled from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, LA.  She had a tendency for pulling pranks on the nuns.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Profession: Spokesperson, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, + more

Credits: Frida, Desperado, Puss in Boots, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

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Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 26 Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of High School
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Owen Wilson was expelled from school for cheating on a test.  He finished out his high school career at a military academy.

Age: 48

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Midnight in Paris, Cars, Wedding Crashers, Zoolander

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Elizabeth Hurley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 26 Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of High School
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Elizabeth Hurley was expelled from her boarding school for having poor grades.

Age: 51

Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor

Credits: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Bedazzled, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Serving Sara

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Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 26 Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of High School
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Charlie Sheen has gotten into trouble all his life.  He was expelled from Santa Monica High School for having poor attendance and bad grades.

Age: 51

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

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Two and a Half Men, Wall Street, Anger Management, Hot Shots!

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