Did you know this? Here we bring you 5 celebrities who learned how to code before being famous. You might be surprised by some of the names on this list.
American former professional basketball player
He grew up in a tech-savvy family, where he learned at a very young age how the world revolves with different forces of 1 and 0. He took his studies seriously when he was studying at Georgia Institute of Technology, and has been advocating to improve the school’s computer literacy and supporting the non-profit code.org.
American actor, model, producer, and entrepreneur.
He learned to code before he became an actor while studying Biochemical Engineering at university. He invested in tech companies such as Airbnb, Spotify, and Uber. His first foray into software came when he studied biochemical engineering before he broke into acting.
American fashion model.
She is extremely passionate about programming and even posts videos of her coding projects on Instagram. Likes to write computer code when she is not dominating the catwalk. Kloss founded “Kode with Klossy,” a free, two-week summer coding camp for girls ages 13 to 18. It has since expanded to 50 coding camps in 25 U.S. cities and taught thousands of girls the basics of programming languages.
American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and actor.
He created i.am.STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics), an elementary and middle school program designed to work with Discovery Education to provide underserved students with learning and interaction opportunities outside of the classroom.
American comedian, talk show host, and writer
He learned to computer programme while studying computer science at The College of Saint Rose in New York. He was actually just 15 credits shy of earning a computer science degree when he dropped out to focus on his comedy.