Britney Spears: High School Drop-Out
When Britney dropped out of Kentwood High School in Louisiana, she still hadn’t hit it big with …Baby One More Time — but girlfriend had a pair of lungs and a midriff that wouldn’t quit. She moved to New York to pursue her music career and went on to become one of the world's top-selling female artists ever. She's also making a comeback as a judge on The X Factor this fall, pulling in a reported $15 million for her new gig.
Here's one small bit of trivia: During her short high school stint Britney reveals to US Weekly, "I played basketball -- guard -- in high school."