It’s easy to assume that you know how smart people are when they’re in the public eye, but appearances can be deceiving. Here are some politician and celebrity IQs that are bound to surprise you.
The sexy songstress has one of the highest celebrity IQs, clocking in at 140. She’s been a guest speaker at the prestigious University of Oxford.
Kutcher had the scholarship to attend MIT before ending up as a biochemical engineering major at the University of Iowa. His IQ reportedly measures at an impressive 160!
Arnold Schwarzenegger – IQ 135
Because of his roles in action films and thick accent, many people incorrectly assume Schwarzenegger isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer. He’s got a 135 IQ and multiple bachelor’s degrees to match, however.
The former Alaska governor’s IQ of 120 isn’t genius-level by any means, but it’s higher than most would assume due to her silly catch phrases and verbal missteps.
Like many great musicians, Keys is extremely intelligent. She has a 154 IQ.
No one’s surprised by Gates’ inclusion on this list. His 180 IQ is a lot of the reason for Microsoft’s success.
Fans of Martin’s smart and clever comedy aren’t surprised that the former philosophy major has a 142 IQ.
Her music may not be high-brow, but the pop songstress has an IQ of 140 and nearly posted a perfect SAT score in high school.
You wouldn’t guess that someone who has co-starred in the Fast & Furious franchise would be super smart, but Brewster had an IQ of 130 and graduated from Yale.
George H.W. Bush
Bush’s son was famous for his speaking gaffes, but George Sr. is a smart man with an IQ measured at 130.
Spacey graduated at the top of his high school class and has an IQ of 137.
Atkinson couldn’t be more different than Mr. Bean, as the actor boasts a 178 IQ.
Would you have pegged the sexy Stone as the owner of one of the highest celebrity IQs? She is said to have an IQ of 148.
You may not heared of Ben Stein but you have probley heard some of the speeches he wrote for U.S presidents such as Richard Noxon. His IQ is 150.
Like Schwarzenegger, Lundgren is stereotyped as a mindless action film star, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. He has multiple degrees in chemical engineering and a 160 IQ.
You probably saw him on “The King’s Speech”. He graduated from Barton Peveril College in the U.K. Firth has an amazing memory and can quote from different novels such as those writen by Thomas Hardy and Lord Byron.
The star of the classic A League of Our Own has a 140 IQ, plays several instruments, and is fluent in multiple languages.
It’s no surprise that Streep has an IQ of 143. She’s not only perhaps the greatest actress of all time, but also a Yale School of Drama graduate.
Asia Carrera is perfect combination of beauty and brains. Her reportedly IQ is 156!
Portman took a break from acting after the Star Wars prequels to get her degree at Harvard. She has a 140 IQ and speaks several languages.
Say what you want about Clinton’s politics; you can’t deny that with a 140 IQ, she’s a smart woman.
Franco often gets typecast as a silly stoner, but he has a 130 IQ and is a comparative literature Ph.D. candidate at Yale University.
Tyler is sexy, hilarious, and smart. The comedian has an IQ of 156, ensuring her rank among the highest celebrity IQs.
Before beginning her rise to stardom as a supermodel, Crawford was valedictorian at her high school. Her IQ? 154.
Ken Jeong, an actor who plays some crazy roles in movies such as “Hangover” is actually genius person. His IQ score is above 130.
Like so many performers who played dim-witted characters, Friends star Kudrow is very smart in real life, with an IQ of 154.
Like his character in Good Will Hunting, Damon is very smart, with an IQ of 160.
Emma Watson, an actress from the original cast of “Harry Potter” reportedly has an IQ of 138
Tarantino is known for his snappy, clever dialogue, which is a product of his intelligence. He owns a 160 IQ.
Tommy Lee Jones
Before reaching stardom on the silver screen, Jones roomed across the hall from Al Gore at Harvard. He has an IQ of 135.
At 148, Clinton had one of the highest estimated IQs of any president in US history.
Would you believe that the late night television host has a 160 IQ? He has a history and literature degree from Harvard University.
Woods boasts a 180 IQ and had a full scholarship offer to MIT before he decided to become an actor.
When she was cast as a smart, clever kid in Blossom, it may have been a bit of typecasting. Bialik has a 163 IQ and a Ph.D. in neuroscience.
The brilliant actor who passed away in 2016, Robin Williams had a reportedly IQ of 140.
This smart and sexy sweetie not only looks great in black leather, but she has a 160 IQ and speaks four languages.
The actress has a 132 IQ and graduated with owners from Yale University.
Obviously, the scientist Hawking has one of the highest celebrity IQs. As one of the most brilliant people in the world, he registers at an IQ of 160.
Scott Levy is a professional wrestler known as “Raven”. His IQ keeps surprising many people, scoring at 143.
Stallone is a gifted writer and unlike Rocky Balboa, is very smart and boasts a 160 IQ.
Kidman is beautiful and smart to boot, with a staggering IQ of 132.
Many people wouldn’t expect an adult film star to be smart, but Carrera destroys that stereotype with a 156 IQ.
It’s hard to succeed as an NFL quarterback if you don’t have a quick mind. Rodgers has a 130 IQ and is one of the best quarterbacks ever.
Francis Ford Coppola
Coppola is one of the most gifted directors of all time, even though his 117 IQ shows that he’s not exceptionally smart.
Kasparov is famous for his chess exploits, which include beating a supercomputer. It’s no surprise that he has a 190 IQ.
The Secretary of State and former presidential candidate sports an IQ of 123.
The multiple time NBA champion had a cunning approach on the court that was backed by his capable mind and 114 IQ.
Don’t let the sexy image of the pop icon fool you. She’s very smart, as evidenced by her 140 IQ.
George H. W. Bush
George Bush Senior is an Ivy League University graduate from the University of Yale. He also served in the U.S Navy. His IQ is 130.1.
George W. Bush
Bush’s IQ of 124 isn’t at the level of his father’s, but it isn’t as low as one might expect due to his verbal miscues, either.
According to IQ estimations by academics, President Barak Obama has an IQ of 145.
According to Intel Institute, Donald Trump scored in the 99.9 percentile on his IQ test. They estimate his IQ to be 156, making him a person that classifies as a genius.
Debbie Reynolds was an American actress and singer, a businesswoman, a film historian, and acted for human rights in different areas and locations. Although there is no proven record of her high estimated IQ, she was considered to be a very smart woman. That helped her achieve some high goals she had set for herself throughout her carier.
Actress Elisabeth Shue attended both Wellesley College and Harvard University. During her time in Harvard, she majored in government with the intention of becoming a lawyer. She didn’t graduate but later returned to earn her degree.
According to Pumpkinperson online magazine, Kelly’s estimated IQ is around 133, based on calculations ,ade on her SAT’s results.
That IQ is higher than about 99% of people in America.
The wife of president-elect Donald Trump has a very high IQ, according to one of the professors at her university. Melania attended the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, where she was born and raised. There she got a bachelor’s degree in design and architecture. Due to her busy modeling career, which required her to fly often, she gave up her design career.