January 24 is International Day of Education, which seeks to celebrate the role of education in bringing global peace and sustainable development.

After making it big as a child, burgeoning stars often turn their backs on higher education.

But these are the stars who actually turned their backs on fame and fortune for the sake of going to college.

Originally published on celebretainment.com, part of the BLOX Digital Content Exchange.

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