7. Eva Longoria
Possessing a degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Longoria began a three-year process of study at California State University, Northridge. For her master’s in Chicano Studies, Longoria wrote a thesis on the importance of visibility and involvement of Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
8. Steven Spielberg
He submitted his term paper, and finally became eligible to graduate California State University, Long Beach with a B.A. in Film and Electronic Arts. Despite having already won three Oscars, myriad other awards, and even honorary degrees, it was important to Spielberg to finish what he had started.
9. Oprah Winfrey
Fast forward to 1986. Oprah had founded her own company and headed her own nationally syndicated show, on her way to becoming the influential mogul we know today. Invited to speak at TSU commencement, she decided it was only proper to complete her degree in Mass Communication there first.