A typical range IQ is 100 to 110. Albert Einstein had an IQ of 160.
Numerous research studies have actually found that success in an occupation or even a fantastic discovery in science can and is frequently made by individuals who have IQ in the 120s and up.
130 or 135 is usually considered the "genius" degree and there are organizations like MENSA that will only accept individuals with IQs in this range or above. When you think of Mensa, the high IQ society, you probably think about Steven Hawking or Marilyn Savant. There are, however, some unlikely celebrity names connected with Mensa, which requires that members have an IQ within the top two per cent of the population. Assuming that these IQ ratings are "for real" and did not originated from the celebrities themselves or their promotion machines.
Quentin Tarantino: Despite leaving of senior high school at the age of 16, this director is said to have an IQ of 160. A prolific filmmaker at an early age, he had actually a breakout struck with "Reservoir Dogs" in 1992 and has been composing, directing, and starring in movies ever since. In 1995, he was nominated for an Academy Award for best director for "Pulp Fiction," and succeeded for finest writing for the exact same film.
Sharon Stone: Actress and former model has actually a stated IQ of 154. The "Basic Instinct" celebrity started college in her native Pennsylvania when she was just 16.
Asia Carrera: Star of over 250 hardcore grownup motion pictures, Carrera has an IQ of 156. Prior to her successful adult profession, at the age of 13 she played piano at Carnegie Hall and later went to Rutgers University.
Laura Shields: An English model and starlet, she made an honors degree in chemical engineering from Leeds University. Her stated IQ is 158.
Geena Davis: Davis visited Sweden on a pupil exchange program and is now fluent in Swedish. Studied dramatization at Boston University, plays piano, flute, drums and organ and has an IQ of 140.
James Woods: Actor, producer and supervisor James Woods has actually a stated IQ of 180. His bio say he aced his SATs and got into MIT however dropped out to pursue acting.
Jodie Foster: Reportedly has an IQ of 132. She was senior high school valedictorian and finished cum laude from Yale University.
Steve Martin: He could be a crazy and wild man, however Steve Martin is no fool. He majored in Philosophy at Cal. State as well as considered becoming a teacher at one time. He's a member of MENSA and his IQ is to be about 142.