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12 Surprisingly Smart Celebrities That Make You Wow

Mensa, a group whose members must have IQs in the top 2% of the population, does have some surprising celebrity members. The following are some of the most well-known geniuses, some of whom may surprise you. We checked multiple sources to ensure that these people were members of Mensa.

However, Sharon Stone has verified that she is not and has never been a member of Mensa as is generally thought. As not all IQs were available, this list is in no particular order. Not to let you wait for more, scroll down to see the list of the 13 surprisingly smart celebrities that make you wow.

1. Asia Carrera

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Carrera, who has starred in over 250 hardcore pornographic films, has a 156 IQ. Before becoming a prominent porn star, she studied piano at Carnegie Hall and Rutgers University when she was just 13 years old.

2. Myles Jeffrey

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Jeffrey is a rising star in the voiceover industry. At six, he was given an IQ test and scored in the 99th percentile, making him an officially recognized genius.

3. Glenne Headly

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John Malkovich’s wife and fellow actor Headly attended the American College of Switzerland on a full scholarship after graduating from New York City’s School of the Arts.

4. Quentin Tarantino

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High school dropout with a taste for violence The IQ of director Quentin Tarantino is 160.

5. Steve Martin

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As a Cal State student, Martin pursued a Philosophy major and briefly pondered a career as a professor. On average, his IQ is thought to be 142.

6. Geena Davis

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Davis has become fluent in Swedish due to his time spent studying abroad in Stockholm as a university exchange student. She plays the piano, the flute, the drums, and the organ, and he has an IQ of 140 points over average.

7. Laura Shields

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She is an English model and actress who graduated with honors from Leeds University with a degree in chemical engineering. Her IQ is said to be 158.

8. Alan Rachins

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Rachins appeared on the television shows L.A. Law and Dharma and Greg as Dharma’s hippie father. While attending Wharton School of Business at Penn, he dropped out and graduated from Empire State College in 1974.

9. Natalie Portman

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Having graduated from Harvard with a degree in psychology and fluency in five different languages, Natalie Portman went on to complete her Ph.D. studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

10. Jodie Foster

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Lycee Francaise de Los Angeles’s valedictorian Foster graduated from Yale with a magna cum laude degree in literature after graduating from a French-speaking school. Her IQ is 132.

11. Dolph Lundgren

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In Stockholm, Sweden, Lundgren studied at the Royal Institute of Technology. The following year, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study chemical engineering at MIT after earning his master’s degree from the University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. The following is my IQ score: 160 out of 180.

12. James Woods

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It is estimated that Woods has an IQ of 180, which he achieved by using his SATs and being accepted into MIT.