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Celebs You Didn’t Know Went to School Together

It’s an open secret that celebrities move in the same circles, but some stars met at school before becoming famous. Stars like Adam Levine and Jonah Hill met in grade school as also Gwyneth Paltrow and Maya Rudolph, Taraji P. Henson and Anthony Anderson.

Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond

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Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand, the singer-actress are great musicians and also schoolmates at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, New York. Both stars were Golden Globe winners, besides receiving many other awards over the years.

Tommy Lee Jones and Al Gore

The former vice president and Men in Black star were pals for four years after meeting at Harvard University. They shot pool, watched Star Trek, instead of studying for exams confessed Jones in 2000.

Eddie Redmayne and Prince William

The Fantastic Beasts actor told in 2015 about being on the Eton College rugby team with the Duke of Cambridge. He’s a wonderful man and he felt slightly sorry as everyone wanted to tackle the future king of England, who took all hits, sportingly.

Prince William and Kate Middleton

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The future king met his queen Kate Middleton, when students at University of St Andrews in 2001. The couple dated since 2003, were engaged in 2010 and married the next year.

Natalie Portman and Jared Kushner

Natalie Portman is no fan of Jared Kushner though they were the same university. She admitted being friends with Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law when they attended Harvard University but now considers him a supervillain. This is not at all funny about naming a former friend as a supervillain.

Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg and Cameron Diaz went to school together at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in California. Diaz remembers him as a very tall and skinny senior with lots of ponytails. Dogg recalls Diaz being friends with his cheerleading homegirls besides being fly and hip.

Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler and Kate Hudson are both daughters of famous parents, but the stars were also classmates at California’s Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences. Liv Tyler played Arwen in the “Lord of the Rings” franchise. They remain close friends and starred in the 2000 film “Dr. T & the Women.”

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

Besides acting, Ben Affleck is also a producer and director. The natives from Massachusetts wrote the screenplay for Oscar-winning movie “Good Will Hunting” and manage high-profile careers in Hollywood.

Kelly Preston and Barack Obama

Actress Kelly Preston and former POTUS Barack Obama are both Hawaii-born, and graduated from the Punahou High School but were a year apart in age. Kelly and Barack didn’t know each other at the time. During an interview Preston explained about living in Australia when he was at school. When she reconnected with him, he mentioned seeing her around the campus.

Matthew Perry and Justin Trudeau

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Matthew Perry attended grade school with Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister. The “Friends” star admitted to beating Trudeau though Trudeau was two grades below. He excelled in a sport that they weren’t, and it was pure jealousy, Perry confessed, as he was a stupid kid, and didn’t want to beat him up. Trudeau tweeted in response to Perry’s revelation asking if we wanted a re-match.

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