11 Celebrities Who Were Engineers Before They Became Famous

Our celebrities are famous for their outstanding talent, whether it is acting, singing, or dancing. But, just like others, they weren’t sure about their careers. Here is a list of celebrities who were engineers before they changed their tracks and entered the entertainment world!


1. Shankar Mahadevan was a Software Engineer before he decided to follow his passion. He now is one famous singer and music composer.


2. Sonu Sood pursued Electrical Engineering before he became the best villain in Bollywood.


3. Kriti Sanon is a beauty with brains, who holds a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications.


4. Akkineni Nagarjuna is an actor, producer, television presenter and also an Automobile Engineer.


5. Taapsee Pannu is a Computer Science Engineer and then an actor.


6. Sushant Singh Rajput was an engineering student in DTU, but later dropped out to make his career in acting.


7. Rowan Atkinson, famously known as Mr. Bean, is an Electrical Engineer.


8. The famous cricket personality Anil Kumble is a Mechanical Engineer too!


9. Riteish Deshmukh, famous for his comedic timing, is an architect as well as a post graduate in Civil Engineering.


10. Amol Parashar is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT Delhi, but later left his job to pursue acting.


11. Javagal Srinath is a former cricketer and current ICC match referee; he holds a bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation Technology.

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