It is very hard to determine which actor is smart and which isn’t just by watching the characters they play. Depending on how good they are at their job, some actors might actually be perceived as smarter than they really are because of the ‘smart’ nature of their character.
There are quite a few celebrities in Hollywood however, who possess a certain flair for academia, and some of them are actually accomplished authors, scientists, or politicians. Let us then take a closer look at who the ten smartest people in Hollywood are and what are the reasons behind their accomplishments.
Fans of the Fast and Furious franchise will recognize Jordana Brewster as her on-screen alter ego, Mia Toretto. However, despite portraying a street racer in the films, Jordana Brewster actually studied at the reputable Yale University in Connecticut and graduated with a B.A. in English. Apparently, smartness runs in the family because Jordana Brewster’s grandfather Kingman Brewster was the former Yale President. Unlike Mia Toretoo, back during her college days, Jordana Brewster was actually quite a nerd, and she wishes she had joined “sorority.”