11 Celebrities Who You Had No Idea Went To School In Ontario
Not all celebrities and stars got to where they are today without an education.
The list includes famous authors and other icons as well. Who knows, maybe one of these celebs actually studied at your school.
Simu Liu attended Western University's Ivey School of Business in London, and worked as an accountant after graduating. It wasn't long before he pivoted to acting, where he's had huge success in roles on Kim's Convenience, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Barbie.
According to Queen's University's Gazette, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spent his freshman and sophomore years at Queen's University in Kingston from 1989 to 1991. While he didn't graduate from the university, he did meet his first wife there.
The famous actress, who has appeared in The Notebook, Mean Girls and more, studied theatre at Toronto's York University, according to Society19.
Known for her roles in Pretty Little Liars and You, Mitchell spent her early life at Toronto Metropolitan University, where she studied acting, according to the school blog.
The famous author, widely known for her novel The Handmaid's Tale, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto's Victoria College, as listed on her bio.
According to Canada's Walk Of Fame, the actor, writer, and producer studied at McMaster University in Hamilton.
The actor, known for his appearances in The Hunger Games and Pride and Prejudice, went to school at the University of Toronto's Victoria College, according to the school's website.
Lorne Michaels holding an Emmy
The SNL creator and Emmy winner is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he was a performer, writer, and director with the university's student theatre troupe. Michaels definitely encourages SNL performers to pay homage to his Canadian roots, as jokes about Canada are common on the weekly comedy show.
The Riverdale star studied philosophy at Queen's University in Kingston before pursuing her acting career.
This article has been updated since it was originally published on February 2, 2021.