BEAUTY AND BRAINS: BLACK ACTRESSES WITH COLLEGE DEGREES
These multiple award-winning actresses are proof that you can have the combo of ‘Beauty and Brains’ and live your dreams!
- Best known for her roles in Waiting to Exhale and What’s Love Got to do With It?
- Bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies from Yale University.
- Master’s degree in Drama from Yale University.
- Best known for her role on Scandal.
- Bachelor’s degree in Performing arts at George Washington University.
Taraji P. Henson
- Best known for her role as Cookie on Empire, Hidden Figures, The Karate Kid, Think like a man, I can do bad all by myself.
- Bachelor’s degree in Drama from Howard University.
- Best known for her role on The Help, How to get away with murder.
- Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Rhode Island College.
- Best known for her roles on Bring It On and Two Can Play That Game.
- Bachelor’s in Sociology from UCLA.