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10 Pinoy Celebs Who Pursued A Different Career From Their College Degrees

Did you know Alex Gonzaga majored in child development and education?

College is a time of growth and learning, but it doesn’t define you. Life doesn’t always go as planned, especially when it comes to the degrees we studied for and the careers we eventually pursued. There’s no shame in changing career paths and pursuing uncharted waters.

6 Celebs Who Had ~Normal~ Jobs Before They Became Famous

Here are 10 famous personalities whose degrees are far from the successful careers they have now.

  1. Atom Araullo

    Degree: BS in Applied Physics
    Institution: University of the Philippines Diliman
    Career: Journalist

  2. Robi Domingo

    Degree: BS in Health Sciences
    Institution: Ateneo de Manila University
    Career: Actor, model, VJ

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  3. Rico Blanco

    Degree: BA in Management Economics
    Institution: Ateneo de Manila University
    Career: Singer, songwriter, producer

  4. Pia Wurtzbach

    Degree: Culinary Arts
    Institution: Center for Asian Culinary Studies
    Career: Model, actress, beauty queen (Miss Universe 2015)

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  5. Chris Tiu

    Degree: BS in Management Engineering
    Institution: Ateneo de Manila University
    Career: Retired professional basketball player

  6. Isabelle Daza

    Degree: Early Childhood Education
    Institution: De La Salle University
    Career: Actress, model, influencer

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  7. Vice Ganda

    Degree: BA in Political Science
    Institution: Far Eastern University
    Career: Talk show host, comedian, television presenter

  8. Christian Bautista

    Degree: BA in Landscape Architecture
    Institution: University of the Philippines Diliman
    Career: Singer, actor, host

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  9. Alex Gonzaga

    Degree: BS in Child Development and Education
    Institution: University of Asia and the Pacific
    Career: Television host, vlogger, actress 

  10. Coco Martin

    Degree: BS in Hotel and Restaurant Management
    Institution: National College of Business and Arts
    Career: Actor, director, producer

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