nullnullWhat do Natalie Portman, Hugh Hefner and Ted Bundy all have in common? No, this isn't the set up for a bad joke. What these three famous (or infamous) individuals have in common is that they all earned a bachelor's degree in psychology. I recently received an email question from a reader about whether any famous individuals had majored in psychology while in college. The following are just a few well-known individuals who were psychology majors.
•Jerry Bruckheimer (television and movie producer): B.A. in psychology from the University of Arizona
•Wes Craven (film director and writer): B.A. in psychology and education from Wheaton College
•Gloria Estefan (singer and song-writer): B.A. in psychology from the University of Miami
•Hugh Hefner (magazine publisher): B.A. in psychology from the University of Illinois
•Katherine Hepburn (actress): B.S. in psychology from Bryn Mawr College
•Guy Kawasaki (venture capitalist and blogger): B.A. in psychology from Stanford University
•Natalie Portman (actress): B.A. in psychology from Harvard University
•Ted Bundy (serial killer): B.A. in psychology from the University of Washington
•Monica Lewinsky (former White House intern): B.A. in psychology from Lewis and Clark College
•Jon Stewart (political satirist and television host): B.A. in psychology from the College of William and Mary
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