We all have our takes on the beauty v/s brain debate. For some, beauty is of utmost significance, while for others intelligence is the most important trait. But what happens when the two are intertwined? A unique combination, beauty with brains is quite fulfilling in its nature. There are many famous personalities who epitomize the much-desired combination.
Who says that you cannot be beautiful and brainy at the same time? The IQ of the queen of pop is said to be 140. Besides being a dancer and a cheerleader at High School, Madonna was also a straight A student and graduated from High School earlier than her fellow students. She also received a full scholarship for the dance program at the University of Michigan.
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Staying true to her character of Hermoine Granger, Watson is a perfect mixture of beauty and brains. It is reported that she used to study for hours in between her filming schedule. Watson also scored A’s on her GCSEs and went on to study English at Worcester College, Oxford University.
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The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ star is not only about good looks. Another glamorous woman with a reported IQ of 140, Shakira is quite a polyglot. She can speak English, Portuguese, French, Catalan, Arabic, and Italian. The Colombia-born star has also taken classes on History of Western Civilization. Interestingly, Shakira began with poetry writing at the young age of seven.
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Apart from her role in the legendary Star Wars, Portman is also popular for her academic genius. She is a graduate in Psychology from Harvard University and has also co-authored research papers. It is said that Portman missed her Star Wars: Episode 1 premiere to prepare for her high school exams.
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Like her character in the show Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialek is a neuroscientist in real life too. She has a doctorate degree in neurosciences while specializing in obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome. Bialek has co-authored two books with Jay Gordon and has written one book by herself.
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The Silence of the Lambs star has a bachelor’s in literature from Yale University. Foster is fluent in French and can also understand German, Spanish, and Italian. She later received her honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. Interestingly, Foster learned to read at the age of three.
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The actress and former model, Stone has a remarkable IQ of 154. She earned herself a scholarship at the tender age of 15. Being a gifted genius, Stone was able to talk while she was ten months old and started the school at the five, from second grade.
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Do you remember the paleontologist, Dr. Charlie Wheeler from season 9 of Friends? Well, she is a brainiac in real life too. Tyler has a Bachelor’s in Political Science and has minored in Environmental Science too. Tyler, being a polyglot, is fluent in Swahili, French, and Russian.
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