Famous high school dropouts

Published On: Jun 02 2011 03:25:26 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

When it came to graduating from high school, several big-name celebrities didn't make the grade. Here's a look at the stars who defied one-in-a-million odds to make it big without a diploma.

famous dropouts - Avri Lavigne
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"Complicated" singer Avril Lavigne dropped out of high school after her junior year after securing a record deal.

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