Ever wonder how your ACT scores (or goal ACT scores) stack up to the scores of the rich and powerful? In this episode of TuesdACT we take a look at certain ACT scores of famous people–from rap stars to Presidents and WWE wrestlers to Supreme Court Justices–and they certainly may surprise you.
Disclaimer: It’s hard to fact-check the test scores of famous people. Even if they announced their ACT scores or SAT scores in interviews, who’s to say they didn’t inflate them just a little, or simply have a poor memory of them? Regardless, I’m going to continue to feed the internet rumor mills with these reported test scores. 🙂
Celebrity ACT Scores
(For celebs with reported SAT scores, I’ve converted them to the rough equivalent ACT scores below, and vice-versa.)
|Celebrity||ACT Score (or equivalent)||SAT Score (or equivalent)|
|Wacka Flocka Flame||34||1550*|
|John Cena||20 and 36 (whaaa???)||1050* and 1600*|
|George W. Bush||26*||1206|
|Ben Affleck||"Near perfect" (mmhmmm)||Almost 1600 (I repeat: mmhmmm)|
*ACT equivalent of SAT score or SAT equivalent of ACT score
As you can see, your dreams of becoming President of the United States or an NFL quarterback need not be inhibited by average ACT scores. And there are some pretty brainy recording artists out there: Look ma, Wacka Flocka Flame probably got his ACT scores with no hands. 😛
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About Kristin Fracchia
Dr. Kristin Fracchia makes sure Magoosh's sites are full of awesome, free resources that can be found by students prepping for standardized tests. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004 and has helped students prepare for standardized tests, as well as college and graduate school admissions, since 2007. She enjoys the agony and bliss of trail running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.
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