Gerald Butler, Rebel Wilson, and a bunch of many other stars, before they made their big break in Hollywood, had actually studied and practiced law. Isn’t it interesting and wonderful to know that some of your favourite stars had this side of them before set6y00tling down into stardom?
Scroll down a bit more and find out for yourself who among the many celebrities in Hollywood have pursued and even obtained law degrees.
Before he was King Leonidas of Sparta, Butler first earned the role of being the president of the law society at the law society at the University of Glasgow. In 1992 after he graduated with honors, Butler secured a spot for himself at one of Edinburgh’s top law firms until he finally made it clear with himself to chase his Hollywood dreams
Springer graduated from Tulane University in 1965 with a degree in political science. He then earned a law degree from Northwestern University’s School of Law three years later. Before becoming a staple of daytime talk TV in 1991, Springer’s political studies paved the way for him to complete a short stint as Cincinnati, Ohio’s mayor.- Advertisement -
Wilson graduated from the University of New South Wales with a B.A in theatre and performance studies alongside a Bachelor of Laws long before she became a beloved starlet of the big screen. In 2015, the Australian native shared that she made her pivot to acting “after she hallucinated that she won an Oscar during a bout of malaria in Africa.
The Italian opera singer’s parents wanted him to pursue the field of law while he was studying at the University of Pisa. To earn a little extra cash before graduating and becoming a court-appointed lawyer, Bocelli performed in local piano bars. In the early 1990s when he finally got his big break in the music industry, Bocelli left the world of law – and since then, never looked back.
The Crazy Rich Asians actress earned a law degree from Oxford University, and later on was shocked to learn that her meticulous studies were very helpful in her gradual transition to acting. In March 2019, the actress shared that her course then helped her quite a lot with the memorization.
Chan went on that she had to learn about 2,000 cases by heart back then, so she thinks that she is fairly good at quickly learning the scripts tasked to her. On the whole, she went on that it is quite a different part of the brain. Law is very analytical and on the other hand, acting is more instinctive and driven by emotions. She then said that it does come in handy with learning lines and reading her own contract.
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