College daze! Lengthy earlier than they discovered fame, dozens of surprising celebs shared lessons — and even dorm rooms.
Prince William and Eddie Redmayne walked the halls of Eton collectively within the ’90s.
“He was a pal in school,” the Academy Award winner instructed the U.Okay.’s Loaded journal in 2015 of his friendship with the Prince of Wales, noting that the 2 performed rugby collectively. That very same yr, Redmayne admitted to Glamour that he “at all times felt barely sorry” for the prince “as a result of everybody needed to deal with the longer term king of England. He took all of the hits.”
Whereas William’s brother Prince Harry additionally attended Eton with the duo, it was at St Andrews College that William went on to satisfy the love of his life: Princess Kate.
“I went brilliant pink once I met you and form of scuttled off, feeling very shy about assembly you,” the Princess of Wales later admitted to her future husband throughout their 2010 engagement interview. William, for his half, “knew there was one thing very particular about” Kate the second he met her, he recalled.
Along with the royals, lots of the Hollywood elite additionally crossed paths earlier in life. Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg, for instance, attended Lengthy Seaside Polytechnic Excessive College in California on the similar time. Whereas the Charlie’s Angels actress instructed George Lopez in 2011 that she remembered the “Gin and Juice” artist as “tall and thin,” he later recalled to the speak present host that very same yr that Diaz “ran with … all my little cheerleading homegirls” on the time. Diaz, for her half, additionally recalled shopping for weed from the rapper.
Howard College — one of many greatest HBCUs within the nation — was as soon as house to 4 A-listers directly: Anthony Anderson,Taraji P. Henson, Diddy and Marlon Wayans all attended the traditionally Black school on the similar time. The Black-ish star graduated Howard in Might 2022, three many years after he left the college as a consequence of monetary points.
“To cite Biggie, ‘IT WAS ALL A DREAM!’” the Scary Film 3 star wrote through social media alongside a photograph of his diploma. “Phrases can’t start to explain the emotional curler coaster [sic] I’m on proper now. It’s actually been 30 years within the making. This spring I used to be lastly in a position to full the work to graduate from Howard College with a BFA diploma from the Chadwick A Boseman Faculty of Tremendous Arts! Yesterday was a full circle second. It’s by no means too late! Issues occur after they’re speculated to occur!”
His classmate Henson was the graduation speaker.
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Scroll all the way down to see these and extra well-known stars who went to highschool collectively — together with a number of pairs who ended up starring alongside one another in future initiatives: