These inspirational famous faces didn't do too well at school, yet still became hugely successful

These inspirational people all did badly at school - but became huge successes

These is a lot of pressure put on students to perform well in their school exams - but if you don't make the grades, it doesn't mean it's the end of the world.

These inspirational famous faces didn't do too well at school, with some dropping out, failing them exams, or leaving with little or no qualifications, yet still became hugely successful. Here are 15 well-known celebrities who made something of themselves, despite not having a great history with academia.

Best known as the founder of Microsoft, Gates dropped out of Harvard University after just two years and is now worth an estimated 103.8 billion USD.

1. Bill Gates

Best known as the founder of Microsoft, Gates dropped out of Harvard University after just two years and is now worth an estimated 103.8 billion USD.
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