Not All Majors Define Careers: Surprising Majors of 12 Celebrities
The hilarious Will Ferrell is a Sports Broadcasting graduate of the University of Southern California. (Was this his inspiration for Ron Burgundy?)
Julia Stiles of film and stage graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English.
Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey originally planned to become a lawyer. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied Pre-law for two years before switching his degree to Film Production.
Country superstar Kenny Chesney graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Advertising.
Mayim Bialik doesn't just portray a brainy scientist on "The Big Bang Theory." She also has the smarts to back it up! She holds a degree in Neuroscience from UCLA. (Bonus: She also minored in Hebrew and Jewish studies!)
The "world's best boss" of "The Office," Steve Carell, earned a degree in History from Denison University.
Parody singer and songwriter "Weird Al" Yankovic holds a degree in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University.
"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart graduated from The College of William and Mary and majored in Psychology.
Ken Jeong may be a strong believer in "laughter is the best medicine." After all, this comedian obtained his M.D. at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Conan O’Brien graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with a degree in History and American Literature.
Natalie Portman also graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Psychology.
And where did Oprah Winfrey go to college? The most powerful woman in television attended Tennessee State University on a full scholarship by winning an oratory contest. She holds a degree in Speech and Performing Arts.