It’s no secret that celebrities have a busy life, their schedules include tapings, guest appearances, concerts, and even red carpet premieres. That’s why many people think that they no longer have sufficient time to attend a regular school due to their work commitments.
However, there are some who managed to obtain college degrees and proved that they’re not just talented actors and actresses but also good students.
These famous celebrities not only studied but also showed everyone that they could pass their classes with flying colors despite having a busy schedule.
Here’s a list of Pinoy celebrities who graduated with Latin honors:
1. Yasmien Kurdi
Yasmien recently graduated magna cum laude from Arellano University with her Political Science course.
2. Benjamin Alves
The handsome actor graduated summa cum laude from the University of Guam with a bachelor of Arts in English Literature.
3. Carla Abellana
The beautiful actress graduated cum laude from De La Salle University-Manila with a bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. She is also a consistent Dean’s Lister at her school.
4. Renz Valerio
The former young star recently graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management from Our Lady of Fatima University in Antipolo City. He is also an Academic Excellence Awardee and a recipient of the Best in Marketing Research when he finished his studies.
5. Giselle Sanchez
The comedienne graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines after completing her AB Broadcast Communication degree.
6. Shamcey Supsup – Lee
Shamcey is one of the smartest beauty queens, she graduated
magna cum laude upon completing her architecture degree from the University of the Philippines. She also topped the board exams during the Philippine Licensure Exam in 2010.
7. Paula Peralejo
The former actress graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Tourism.
8. Myrtle Sarrosa
The lovely cosplayer graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines too.
9. Venus Raj
The beauty queen and host was a cum laude and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts, Major in Journalism from Bicol University. After that, she took her Master’s degree at the University of the Philippines Diliman and graduated in 2017.
10. Melanie Marquez
The former Miss International 1979 graduated cum laude from the International Academy of Management and Economics (IAME) with a degree in Business Administration in 2006.
11. Anna Theresa Licaros
Former Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2007 graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Broadcast Communication from UP Diliman. She also graduated salutatorian at the UP College of Law in 2009.
12. Chris Tiu
The talented basketball player and heartthrob graduated cum laude from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Management Engineering.
13. Agot Isidro
The Kapamilya star graduated magna cum laude from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, where she took up Fashion Buying and Merchandising.
14. Nanette Medved
The former “Darna” star graduated summa cum laude from Babson College in Boston, where she studied Finance and Entrepreneurship.
15. Chin-chin Gutierrez
Chin-chin studied from Miriam College, where she took up Mass Communication and graduated cum laude.