These 5 brilliant celebrities were their high schools’ valedictorians Associated Press
Ariela Vaserman, second from left, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, rests her head on Paul Skirbee's shoulder during New York University's 173rd commencement exercises, Thursday, May 12, 2005 in New York. Vaserman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Skirbee earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Beauty and brains — some people just have it all.

These famous folks have high IQs — some are well within the genius range, which begins at 140 — and were also high school valedictorians.

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From singer Alicia Keys (IQ of 154, graduated first in her class from New York City’s Professional Performing Arts School) to talk show host Conan O’Brien (IQ of 160, valedictorian of the Class of 1981 at Brookline High School in Massachusetts), see if your favorite celeb made the list.

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