Being a celebrity is a very time consuming job. Most of their time is spent on shooting schedules, appearances, concerts, red carpet premieres among others. With this kind of crammed schedule, many people would assume they have no time for education or to go to a regular school. Surprising as it may seem, there are some who managed to continue their education and even finish with honors. Check out theses Filipino celebrities who were not only able shuffled their time between work and school but also managed to come out on top.
Ate Glow is a former comedian and is known for impersonating former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. This impersonator is a graduate of Bachelors Of Arts in Film and Literature and Cum Laude at University Of The Philippines. Today Ate Glow is married to a man she met in London and now her name is Renee Hampshire.
She joined the international talent search program Asia’s Got Talent where she won as a second runner up and earned the monicker Asia’s Golden Girl. Beside her beautiful face and powerful voice, Gerphil is also an achieved acadame. She completed two Degrees at the University Of The Philippines College of Music. Flores has a diploma in Creative Performing Arts and a Bachelors Degree in Music where she graduated with Cum Laude Honors.
Tiu rose to prominence as a star basketball star and TV Host. The 34 year old professional athlete not only excelled in basketball court but in his studies as well. He took up Management Engineering at Ateneo De Manila University where he graduated as a Cum Laude. He is also a Degree holder in the Bachelors of Science Master of Applied Mathematics Major in Mathematical Finance, Minor in Chinese Studies.
Former anchor and TV Host Christine Bersola graduated as Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Audio Visual Communication at the University of the Philippines. Bersola’s impressive intelligence was already obvious even during her younger years. She graduated as valedictorian of their class at El Montessori Elementary in Greenhills.
Celebrity mom Bernadeth Allyson graduated Cum Laude at De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science Major in Pyschology. She’s still active in showbiz and typically splits her time between work and taking care of her family. She has three beautiful children Garielle, Gabby and Gianna and is married to actor Garry Estrada.
Chin Chin Gutierrez
The former actress finished top of her class at Miriam College where she graduated as Magna Cum Laude in Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts. Beside being an advocate, Environmentalist and Ecological Lay Worker, recent news told that Chin Chin is now a full pledge nun of the Carmelite Order.
Former actress and sister of Rica Peralejo graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Philosopy wih Tourism Minor at the University of the Philippines whe acquired Magna Cum Laude in 2008. Beside being a wife and a mom, Paula is now General Manager of their travel agency “Our Restless Feet Travel and Tours”.
A true achiever, Shamcey Supsup-Lee was top her class as she graduated as the class valedictorian in elementary and salutatorian in high school. She then earned her Architecture degree in the University of the Philippines and finished Magna Cum Laude. Beauty and brains personified, her charm and wit enabled her to bagged the Miss Universe Philippines title in Binibining Pilipinas. In 2011, she represented the country in the Miss Universe Pageant where she ended as the 3rd runner-up.
Anna Therese Licaros
It is pretty clear that former beauty queen turned lawyer Anna Theresa Licaros has both beauty and brains. Aside from representing the Philippines in the 2007 Miss Universe pageant and taking home the Most Photogenic award, she also graduated Summa Cum Laude in the University of the Philippines and in 2009, she became a full-fledged lawyer.
Known for her performance as Darna in the 90s. Medved graduated as Summa Cum Laude at Babson College in the U.S. The former actress according to source has an IQ of 140 and took up a course in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Today he is married to a Chinese businessman Christopher Po.