Top10 Famous People Who Were Kicked Out of School, College or University

The Top Ten

1 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

Just give someone the ability to concentrate on their own time, and high schools wouldn't deal with bright minds dropping out. - 4Noobs

I already know the fact of how because he ask too many questions and he was displeased of what the teachers give disrespect to him he's a very gifted child indeed - Kevinsidis

Kicked out of many schools for a bad attitude and laziness. He eventually dropped out of school at 15. - Metal_Treasure

Wow, that's pretty amazing! Goes to show that anyone is capable of anything. - Mcgillacuddy

2 Marlon Brando Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor, film director, and activist. He is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.

Expelled from high school for riding his motorcycle in the halls. Expelled from military school for smoking and getting into fights. - Metal_Treasure

3 Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., (born, October 20, 1971) known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and television personality from Long Beach, California.

Expelled from elementary school for indecent exposure. - Metal_Treasure

4 Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983. He is famous for his band's hit song “Livin’ On A Prayer“ released in 1986. He more.

Expelled from elementary school for allegedly slapping a female classmate. - Metal_Treasure

5 Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles more.

Just for fighting? Well I didn't expect anything more than that from her - Ananya

Kicked out of school for fighting - she fought a fellow classmate. - Metal_Treasure

6 Lily Allen Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper, known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter.

Kicked out of 13 schools after which she dropped out of school at 15.
Expelled for smoking cigarettes, drinking, fighting and poor academic performance. - Metal_Treasure

7 Willem Dafoe William J. "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. A member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000). He is also well known for his performances as Jesus Christ in The Last more.

I'm surprised that he was expelled for doing someone everyone would do, but instead shooting it with a camera. - Mumbizz01

It is none of the school's business what the students do in their free time. - Martin_Canine

Expelled from high school for making a pornographic film. - Metal_Treasure

8 Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Expelled from high school for breaking the rule by piercing her nose. - Metal_Treasure

9 Salma Hayek Salma Hayek is a Mexican-American film actress, producer and former model. She began her career in Mexico starring in the telenovela Teresa and starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award.

Expelled for pulling pranks on the nuns. - Metal_Treasure

10 Charlie Sheen Carlos Irwin Estévez, known professionally as Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. Sheen has appeared in films including Platoon, Wall Street, Young Guns, Eight Men Out, Major League, Hot Shots!, and The Three Musketeers.

Expelled for poor attendance and bad grades. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Owen Wilson

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-Owen Wilson after leaving his school - TeamRocket747

Just for cheating in a test, Poor Wilson! - Ananya

Expelled for cheating on a test. - Metal_Treasure

12 Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.

Didn't he drop out?

13 Robert Pattinson Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is an English actor, producer, model, and musician. He started his film career by playing Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a 2005 fantasy film.

For never doing his homework. - Metal_Treasure

14 Keanu Reeves Keanu Charles Reeves (born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician. He gained fame for his starring role performances in several blockbuster films, including comedies from the Bill and Ted franchise.
15 Elizabeth Hurley Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley is an English actress and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling job at the age of 29. They have featured her as a representative and model for their products, especially perfumes such as Sensuous, more.
16 Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.
17 Courtney Love Courtney Michelle Love is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist. A notable figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love's career has spanned four decades.
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