There is always a sea of reasons behind dropping out of college; it could be reasons ranging from disinterest in pursuing a certain course to finding something else that they think is worth their time and effort. Most of the times, people tend to develop the instincts of dropping out of college due to the lack of funds that will help them earn that degree they hope for. And if it isn’t the lack of money to keep them going the factor for dropout, it could either be a sudden and unexpected emergency that’s behind this pitfall. But according to a survey, one of the biggest known reasons for pupils to bid farewell to their dreams of achieving a degree is because of the lack of funds to repay their student loans. Most of them leave their homelands to get a hold of that degree that could probably change their lives. But the mere costs of survival and the heavy book expenses turns out to become their greatest nightmares, ultimately leading to dropping out of college. But somehow, dropping out of college proved to be a boon in the lives of many- some even turning out to become billionaires! Though their story is motivational, solely depending on dropping out of college to become rich isn’t the way to go! Famous people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs are living proof that sometimes choosing to start something afresh by halting a college degree can turn out to be a successful plan. Here’s a detailed look into the lives of many others who turned out to be just fine even after dropping out of prestigious colleges!
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Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer
Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
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Actor

Steve JobsSteve Jobs
24 February 1955, American
Co-founder of Apple

Tom HanksTom Hanks
09 July 1956, American
Academy Award Winning Actor

Brad PittBrad Pitt
18 December 1963, American
Actor

Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958, American
Comedian

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
14 May 1984, American
Founder of Facebook

Ben AffleckBen Affleck
15 August 1972, American
Actor
Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983, Ukrainian, American
Actress

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel
17 January 1980, American
Actress
Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16 April 1889, British
 

Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt
17 February 1981, American
Actor, Director

Ashton KutcherAshton Kutcher
07 February 1978, American
Actor, Producer, Model, Investor

Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg
18 December 1946, American
Filmmaker
Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
12 November 1982, American
Actress

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975, American
Golfer

Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale
26 July 1973, British
Actress

Matt DamonMatt Damon
08 October 1970, American
Actor
Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett
14 May 1969, Australian
Actress

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959, British
Television personality
Burt ReynoldsBurt Reynolds
11 February 1936, American
Actor

Bruce WillisBruce Willis
19 March 1955, German, American
Actor

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey
29 January 1954, American
Media proprietor
Jessica BielJessica Biel
03 March 1982, American
American actress

Owen WilsonOwen Wilson
18 November 1968, American
American actor
Richard GereRichard Gere
31 August 1949, American
Actor

Michael FassbenderMichael Fassbender
02 April 1977, German, Irish
Actor

Tyler PerryTyler Perry
13 September 1969, American
Actor
Channing TatumChanning Tatum
26 April 1980, American
 

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Bill MurrayBill Murray
21 September 1950, American
American actor

Eva MendesEva Mendes
05 March 1974, American
Actress

Michael KeatonMichael Keaton
05 September 1951, American
Actor

Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933, American
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,
Ben StillerBen Stiller
30 November 1965, American
Actor
James CameronJames Cameron
16 August 1954, Canadian
Filmmaker

Claire DanesClaire Danes
12 April 1979, American
Actress

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
04 December 1964, American
Actress

John CusackJohn Cusack
28 June 1966, American
Actor
Gene HackmanGene Hackman
30 January 1930, American
Actor

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955, American
Actor

Kristen WiigKristen Wiig
22 August 1973, American
Actress

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist

Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945, American
Comedian
Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
11 August 1950, American
Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)

Kyra SedgwickKyra Sedgwick
19 August 1965, American
American Actress
Warren BeattyWarren Beatty
30 March 1937, American
Actor

Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman
08 August 1937, American
Actor

Bette MidlerBette Midler
01 December 1945, American
 
Dan AykroydDan Aykroyd
01 July 1952, American
Film actor and comedian

John MayerJohn Mayer
16 October 1977, American
Singer
Larry EllisonLarry Ellison
17 August 1944, American
Founder of Oracle

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Novelist

Kevin JamesKevin James
26 April 1965, American
 

Cindy CrawfordCindy Crawford
20 February 1966, American
 

Joel OsteenJoel Osteen
05 March 1963, American
American Preacher & Televangelist
Kevin SmithKevin Smith
02 August 1970, American
 

Jesse VenturaJesse Ventura
15 July 1951, American
 

Paul AllenPaul Allen
21 January 1953, American
Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist

Angus YoungAngus Young
31 March 1955, Australian, Scottish
Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band,
Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel
13 November 1967, American
 

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer
Ryan SeacrestRyan Seacrest
24 December 1974, American
Radio Personality

Jesse JacksonJesse Jackson
08 October 1941, American
Civil Rights Activist

Ralph LaurenRalph Lauren
14 October 1939, American
Fashion Designer
Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
04 October 1957, American
Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam

Rachael RayRachael Ray
25 August 1968, American
TV Personality, Celebrity Cook, Author
Glenn BeckGlenn Beck
10 February 1964, American
CEO of TheBlaze

Trace AdkinsTrace Adkins
13 January 1962, American
Singer, Actor

Mossimo GiannulliMossimo Giannulli
04 June 1963, American
Fashion Designer
Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882, Hungarian
American actor

Jeff FoxworthyJeff Foxworthy
06 September 1958, American
Comedian
Karl RoveKarl Rove
25 December 1950, American
Political Consultant

Jeff ProbstJeff Probst
04 November 1961, American
Host

Frank GehryFrank Gehry
28 February 1929, Canadian, American
Architect

Mike LookinlandMike Lookinland
19 December 1960, American
Actor
Reginald Claypoole VanderbiltReginald Claypoole Vanderbilt
14 January 1880, American
Millionaire, Equestrian
Stephen LewisStephen Lewis
11 November 1937, Canadian
Politician, Broadcaster and Diplomat

Don KingDon King
20 August 1931, American
 

A. J. McLeanA. J. McLean
09 January 1978, American
 

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
01 April 1901, Polish
Writer
Jesse MetcalfeJesse Metcalfe
09 December 1978, American
Actor

Rosie ORosie O'Donnell
21 March 1962, American
Comedian

Trent ReznorTrent Reznor
17 May 1965, American
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician,

Chris StapletonChris Stapleton
15 April 1978, American
Singer-songwriter

Chris MessinaChris Messina
11 August 1974, American
Actor
Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins
26 October 1942, British
Actor

John KricfalusiJohn Kricfalusi
09 September 1955, Canadian
Animator
Ken CurtisKen Curtis
02 July 1916, American
Singer

Ric OcasekRic Ocasek
23 March 1944, American
Singer
Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American
Comedian
Miles RobbinsMiles Robbins
04 May 1992, American
Musician