Not all celebrities were always popular…but these ones were. It’s just not fair. Here are 10 famous women who were homecoming queen in high school. No wonder they seem so comfortable giving acceptance speeches.
Meg Ryan’s family as a whole was very involved in school. Her mother was an English teacher and her father, a math teacher. Ryan was voted homecoming queen at Bethel High School in Fairfield, Conn.
Are you at all surprised Berry was a heartbreaker from a young age? The Academy Award-winning recipient for “Monster’s Ball,” Berry was the homecoming queen at Bedford High School in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as class president and captain of the cheerleading team. Berry was also in several beauty pageants during her younger years.
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She might seem like she wore peace signs and beads and carried around a guitar in high school, but Crow mastered the graceful hand wave too! She was homecoming queen at Kennett High School in Kennett, Missouri, as well as a track star and majorette (choreographed dancer and baton twirler.)
Considered by many as one of the greatest actresses of all time, Meryl Streep won several Academy Awards, Golden Globes and Emmys. She was also voted homecoming queen at Bernards High School in Bernardsville, New Jersey.
The “Will and Grace” star was quite a star at East Greenwhich High in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. She was the lead in the school’s production of “Annie” and “Grease” and was voted homecoming queen.
Renee Zellweger might have played an awkward lead role in “Bridget Jones’s Diary” but she wasn’t one of the awkward ones in high school! Zellweger was a homecoming queen at Katy High School in Katy, Texas and voted “Dream Date” by her 1987 class.
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Even though Jessica Simpson dropped out of J. J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, she still managed to be voted homecoming queen twice during her time there.
The actor and comedian who is today openly gay was not only voted homecoming queen but prom queen, class president and class clown at Commack High School in Commack, Long Island, New York. Yay for O’Donnell for kicking stereotypes!
Already a celebrity at the time, Fanning was voted homecoming queen twice by her classmates at North Hollywood’s Campbell Hall Episcopal High School in Los Angeles, Calif. The actress completed school there and graduated in 2011.
Paula Abdul was a triple threat as cheerleader, honor student and homecoming queen at Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles, California. Now we know she’s had those dancing moves for a long time!
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