We Compared the IQs of Science Luminaries VS Celebrities and Were Stunned by the Results

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“IQ” represents an intelligence quotient, indicating an individual’s intelligence level. This concept surfaced in 1904. Since then, ongoing debates have ensued regarding the true significance of these numerical values. Despite the absence of a unanimous consensus on this matter, these tests persist in their utility for assessing the IQ of diverse individuals, including those who have long departed.

We were interested in comparing the IQs of science luminaries in history with the scores of modern celebrities. And many of these results surprised us.

Lady Gaga (IQ 166) and Charles Darwin (IQ 165)

Dolph Lundgren (IQ 160) and Nicolaus Copernicus (IQ 160)

Kate Beckinsale (IQ 132) and George Washington (IQ 132)

Mark Zuckerberg (IQ 152) and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (IQ 150)

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Quentin Tarantino (IQ 160) and Benjamin Franklin (IQ 160)

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Sharon Stone (IQ 154) and Honore Balzac (IQ 155)

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Reese Witherspoon (IQ 145) and Hans Christian Andersen (IQ 145)

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Ashton Kutcher (IQ 160) and Jonathan Swift (IQ 155)

Mary Evans / Allstar / Graham Whitby Boot / East News, East News

Sylvester Stallone (IQ 160) and Stephen Hawking (IQ 160)

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Vin Diesel (IQ 140) and Napoleon Bonaparte (IQ 145)

Lisa Kudrow (IQ 154) and Bill Gates (IQ 153)

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Conan O’Brien (IQ 160) and Steve Jobs (IQ 160)

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Ben Affleck (IQ 154) and Miguel de Cervantes (IQ 155)

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Matt Damon (IQ 160) and Albert Einstein (IQ 160)

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Michael Jackson (IQ 164) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (IQ 165)

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Elon Musk (IQ 155) and Rembrandt (IQ 155)

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Meryl Streep (IQ 143) and Warren Buffet (IQ >150)

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Natalie Portman (IQ 140) and Neil Armstrong (IQ 139)

James Woods (IQ 180) and Charles Dickens (IQ 180)

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Kim Kardashian (IQ 190) and Voltaire (IQ 190)

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Are you surprised by the results? The fact is that many celebrities in the past received a good education and prepared to work at a regular job. By the way, some stars, already after they became famous, decided to leave Hollywood and lead an ordinary life. And this is also fascinating!

Preview photo credit Kyodo / East News, ladygaga / Instagram, ANGELA WEISS / AFP / East News

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How exactly do we have an IQ test for George Washington or anyone from before the 20th Century?

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