It is a common school tradition to have sections in a yearbook where students guess and vote on “who is most likely” to be or do something.
One of the favorites in this section was the “Who is most likely to be famous?” Vote. ” Hollywood, write a bestselling book, find a cure for an illness, or achieve some feat that propels them to glory.
So imagine that two or more of these students became famous. This means that some of the celebrities we know today probably shared a classroom, ate in the same cafeteria, and passed each other in the halls of the school with no idea of their future.
It’s crazy to imagine, but it happened and some of these celebrities are still friends until today. Some of these couples are fun and hard to imagine, while others are meaningful.
So here are four mind-blowing sets of celebrities who went to school together.
Meghan Markle and Katharine McPhee Foster
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Broadway star Katharine McPhee Foster attended the same high school; Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
Foster shared a return photo of the two on Instagram. In the photo, the duo posed backstage at a musical they were both in in, and Foster captioned it, “Meghan and I did musicals together when we were kids. She grew up to being the Duchess of Sussex and I grew up playing in the West End so same life if you ask me.
In an interview with People, Foster said, “She was actually in my sister’s class, two years older than me. My sister did shows with her, I did two shows with her when I was in seventh or eighth. They were obscure musicals. I think one of them was called Yankee Doodle. I don’t know if there are any videos of her singing, but she is a very good singer.
Jonah Hill and Adam Levine
This unlikely couple grew up together in Los Angeles. According to Hill, “Our fathers met in the principal’s office in junior high, we grew up together, we carpooled, we lived in each other’s house.”
The two had such a strong relationship that Hill even officiated at Levine’s marriage to Behati Prinsloo, which surprised many fans of the two who were unaware of their close relationship.
When asked about Levine’s marriage, Hill said, “I was writing all of these things down and realized I didn’t have any jokes in any of this because I was just trying to be caring and respectful to these people who m ‘asked to do this main honor.
… And then the sick egocentric fool inside of me said, “Well, I have to kill a little too, you know?” And then Adam said, ‘Yeah, you should be funny, be funny, so I chose to add a joke and go, Adam and I grew up together.
… It’s so nice to see all the people we grew up with in skateboarding, like Gene and Robert Downey Jr .. ”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Kerry Washington
The two actresses first met while studying at Spence School in New York City and have been close friends ever since.
At a Goop event in 2019, they recalled their time at school, and Paltrow noted that when she was about to graduate from their school, she auditioned for the Acapella group. and Washington participated.
She said E! New, “It’s so surreal… I was in a singing group called Triple Trio… We were doing auditions because many of us were graduating and walking Kerry Washington.
… Best of all – first of all, your face hasn’t changed, no aging at all. This beautiful eighth grade student arrived so confident. She opened her mouth and the most exquisite voice came out.
Washington also spoke about their story and said, “Gwyneth has always been cool. Per junior year, absolutely.
Busta Rhymes and Jay-Z
These two award-winning rappers attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn with the late Christopher Wallace, known as Notorious BIG.
While reflecting on his high school life in an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jay-Z told the host, “Me and Busta Rhymes actually had a rap fight in the dining room.”
Asked about this during an appearance on the 85 South Show podcast, Rhymes credited Jay-Z with being one of the first rappers to delve into the art of fast rap.
The rapper said; “In the end, he won this battle. At this moment. I was just starting to figure out how to harness my fascination with speed rap and he was already on it. He was doing it at an incredible level of skill, flaunting that shit like water pouring all over the place. “