Top 10 Famous People Who Didn't Finish High School

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21 Christina Applegate Christina Applegate Christina Applegate is an American actress and dancer who was a child actress, playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children.  V 1 Comment
22 Coco Chanel Coco Chanel Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel was a French fashion designer of women's clothes and founder of the Chanel brand.
23 Cameron Diaz Cameron Diaz

She quit at 16 because she got a modeling contract. Interestingly, in her debut movie "The Mask", there was another dropout - Jim Carrey. - Metal_Treasure

24 Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He is well known for his roles in Raising Arizona, Moonstruck, Vampire's Kiss, Wild at Heart, Honeymoon in Vegas, Red Rock West, Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock, Con Air, Face/Off, City of Angels, 8MM, Bringing ...read more.

Born Nicolas Kim Coppola (yeah, he is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola) and the son of a professor of literature. He dropped out of Beverly Hills High School to join the family business - movie making. - Metal_Treasure

25 Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.

He is definitely one of the most talented and smartest metal singers. Tobi wanted to become a journalist but he left his Grammar School because at 14 he formed his band Edguy. He said his leaving was "inglorious".
"I wasn't anymore Tobi who wanted to learn in order to become a journalist sometime, but very soon I was the singer of a heavy metal band, who had to live, at any price, all the cliches, at least I told myself so. From a good pupil at grammar school I turned into the class clown and troublemaker very fast, and I had to leave school because of rapidly declining grades."
Fortunately Tobi became a very successful musician and he said that "My plan to be a professional musician, which I hatched in a certain phase of pubescent ignorance, seems to have worked out...thank God." - Metal_Treasure

26 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
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