22 Celebrities With Shockingly High IQs

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Celebrities are often loved and admired for being beautiful, talented or beautiful AND talented.

But smart? It's just not an adjective most folks associate with singers, actors, athletes or actresses.

The following stars are looking to change this perception, however, as each has a high IQ that may take you by extreme surprise...

1. Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher
Yes, Ashton Kutcher has an IQ of 160. He wanted to find a cure for his brother's heart ailment before breaking into acting.

2. James Franco

James Franco
James Franco has an IQ around 130. This may explain why he holds, like, 27 jobs at one time. The guy is practically addicted to higher education.

3. Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford has an IQ of 154. Did you know that the super model was valedictorian of her high school?

4. Steve Martin

Steve Martin
Steve Martin has an IQ of 142. He's been rumored to be a member of Mensa and has excelled in acting, music and comedy.

5. Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale continued to study at Oxford, even after her film career started to take off. She has an IQ of 132.

6. James Woods

James Woods
James Woods went to MIT on a full scholarship. That's what happens when your IQ is 184.

7. Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien
We guess you do need to be smart in order to attend Harvard and write for The Simpsons. O'Brien has an IQ of 160.

8. David Duchovny

David Duchovny
David Duchovny has an IQ of 147. He graduated from Princeton University in 1982 with a B.A. in English Literature.

9. Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow
Call it irony, but the actress whi plays the dumbest friend on Friends (we love you, Phoebe) has an IQ of 154.

10. Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is another Harvard alum. She has an IQ of 140. She's been published twice in academic journals.

11. Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik
Mayim Bialik is somewhere between 150 and 163. Makes sense she hangs out with super smart nerds on The Big Bang Theory, huh?

12. Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman has an IQ of 132. So, why did she marry Tom Cruise? Good question!

13. Shakira

Shakira has an IQ of 140. She is fluent in three languages and she can speak six total. Her hips also do not know how to lie.

14. Jordana Brewster

Jordana Brewster
Jordana Brewster has an IQ between 120 and 130. Her grandfather taught at Yale and she graduated from Yale.

15. Matt Damon

Matt Damon
Matt Damon has an IQ of 160. We wonder how many equations in Good Will Hunting he could solve in real life.

16. Madonna

Madonna has big boobs AND a big brain?!? Who knew. Her IQ is reportedly 140.

17. Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster supposedly learned to read at the young age of three. She has an IQ of 132.

18. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger
We guess you have to be somewhat smart to be elected Governor of California. Arnold Schwarzenegger has an IQ between 132 and 135.

19. Geena Davis

Geena Davis
Geena Davis is a member of Mensa. Which makes sense because her IQ is 140.

20. Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino really is a mad genius. His IQ is 160.

21. Nolan Gould

Nolan Gould
Nolan Gould only plays dumb on Modern Family. He's a member of Mensa, once jumped ahead TEN grades and has an IQ of 150.

22. Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone showed her vagina in Basic Instinct. With an IQ of 154, she could easily show off her smarts at any time, too.

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