Top Ten Smartest Celebrities

This list should only include actors, singers, reality stars, authors, athletes, comedians, hosts, interviewers, and people like that, rather than scientists, business people, or political figures.

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1Jackie Evancho

Jackie Evancho should head this list. How many other kids do you know that could memorize and sing any song in Italian, Latin, or French when she does not even speak those languages. She has been doing this since she was at lest 7 years old. Watch her on YouTube when she was on a talent show in MA at 9 years of age. She moved the female host to tears. So much so that the show had to stop taping for 10 minutes so the host could recover.

Smart can be defined in many ways. This young girl has a remarkable mind that few can match when it comes to music. I can't wait to see her when she grows up (like, to the old age of 15! ).

Is a "straight A" student.

Very smart academically, and very smart musically. The perfect combination.

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2K.S. Chithra

From her young age she learned the basics in music from her father, late Krishnan Nair who was a singer and composer of repute. The gifted singer learned music at the graduate and post-graduate levels and completed her B A in music with the third rank from the university. She went on to complete her MA in music from Kerala University

Smartness in appearence and way of talk make her top

She speaks so many different languages, and has a great academic record. she knows what she's doing and she's old enough to handle popularity, unlike so many stars that have crashed and burned before her. Really smart. She sings very clever notes in her songs, and the singles she put out, in the order she put them out, was brilliant, and very instrumental in her becoming the famous singer she is now -

No no he should not be the first it should be Robert pattinson

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She speaks so many different languages, and has a great academic record.

<3 her! She is wonderful and sweet and cool and pretty and her hips don't lie.

She is amazing! I love her always have, always will! She is so smart, and kind she should be at the top! She is truly my favorite!

She did a charity and won "best celebrity hero" on radio Disney music awards!

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4Jarvis Cocker
5Bruce Dickinson

Lead singer of Iron Maiden, songwriter, published author, world class fencer, airline pilot, businessman, invented technology for the rail industry incorporated worldwide, economics and politics aficionado. A living 5 string Polymath. A true genius.

He's the frontman of one of the biggest metal bands, pilot for British Airways, acclaimed fencer, RJ, writer and the list goes on...


Madge controls her own business; she is great songwriter, writer, not bad producer and director. Madonna is everything - Magnolia

I always like everything she does and more


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7Katy Perry

She writes very clever things in her songs, and the singles she put out, in the order she put them out, was brilliant, and very instrumental in her becoming the famous singer she is now.

she knows what she's doing and she's old enough to handle popularity, unlike so many stars that have crashed and burned before her. - Queen-aholic

because she write her own song and has a very good taste in fashion!

Ye she's smartest singer

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8Brian May

Brian studied astronomy but decided to take three decades off to be a rock star before going back to academia. He finnished his doctoral thesis in 2007 :-)

9Leonardo DiCaprio

He's a genius,truly.acting requires living the character,living the character requires real intelligence.I say that because I've always thought creativity is pure intelligence.He,tom hanks,samuel L.jackson,Christian bale,russel crowe and many other actors and actresses who may be better than these I mentioned.By the way,I'm Egyptian and Egypt is a BAD country but many Egyptians aren't that bad,guys.

10Sharon Stone

I didn't notice this glaring omission until after after I made the list. Thank you, to whoever added her. - ilovekelly75

She is nearly a genius, I'm impressed.

The Newcomers

?Mike Mangini
?Sarah Jessica Parker

I know everyone makes fun of her looks, but I think she's very intellectual. - RockFashionista

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The Contenders

11John Lennon

More witty by far than anyone on this list. He also along with the beatles invented his own genre of music. Every one above him is just popular at the moment and everyone decides that they are smart cause they can write there own songs, sad...

He's smarter than Madonna! Come on Madonna is an idiot. Her music sucks! Beatles are AWESOME and his music can range from rock n roll, to INSANE, to beautiful but Madonna. I almost had a heart attack when I saw it on this list... oh my gosh people... just terrible... ugh.

He was an arrogant, self centered, hypocritical, drug addict. His singing voice and guitar playing were mediocre at best. He would sing about money being evil, peace and love, and then get into his Rolls Royce and go physically and emotionally abuse his wife and kids.
Great role model.

12Marilyn Vos Savant

She's an author. She's in The Guiness Book Of World Records for Highest IQ. It's even higher than Einstein, Gates, and Hawking.

13Samuel L. Jackson

He proves how smart he is in interviews all the time. It amazes me every time.

A man with a great IQ will fool you if he knows what's your favorite activities are and what your name is.

14Kelly Clarkson

She's such a brilliant and clever lyricist, and the way she was able to pass her third album through proves that she knows what she's doing.

15Jennifer Lopez

You may hate her personality but look at this - she works very hard! J. Lo doesn't have a strong voice but she can sing and dance at the same time NON-STOP! I visited her shows. She's a wonderful entertainer. Her acting is not bad. She is a very good businesswoman

16Alex Trebek
17Tom Hiddleston
18Woody Allen

Think of all the Writing awards! - Gaspar


Wow. I had no idea she was that smart! - RockFashionista

It may not look like it, but kesha has a near genius IQ.

She is a feminist icon

20Beyonce Knowles

She makes all te right choices when it comes to what movies to be in, what songs to sing, what singles to put out, what products to advertise, and she makes herself seem flawless.

Beyoncé is very smart and cool - VictoriaJusticeFan

She can speak spanish fluently as she has done a whole song in spanish - irreplaceable.

she writes or co-writes all her songs, and she's had so much success from those songs. - fisto77

Name at least one song that was written 100% by her? (without additional songwriters! )

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