15 Celebrities Who Believe In Home-Schooling Their Kids

April 23, 2015  |  
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There won’t be any playground “I remember them when…” stories for these celebrities’ children. Their famous parents decided the best place for their youngins to learn the three Rs was right at home. Here are 15 celebrities who believe in home-schooling.

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Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith

The Smiths teamed up with other parents who also home-school their kids and decided to teach their children all together. The Smiths prefer to design the education of their children.

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Erykah Badu

A well-known hands-on parent who breastfed until her child was a toddler, Badu is home-schooling her son, Seven Sirius. Badu says home schooling has given her son an edge that traditional schooling would not have.

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Michael Jackson

Jackson home-schooled his children and even after he passed away, his mother (who took custody of Jackson’s children) continued to home-school them with the same tutors.

Matthew and Tina Knowles

Beyoncé’s parents pulled her out of school in the ninth grade. The girls of Destiny’s Child would record their albums during their breaks from tutoring.



Cynthia Bailey

Bailey has tried home-schooling with her daughter, Noelle. She said in the past that her daughter was having social problems in traditional school and was struggling to find herself.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

Paltrow allegedly offered a tutor almost $100,000 a year to travel with her and her family to home-school her kids. Not a bad gig, right?

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The Duggars

The famous parents from 19 Kids and Counting home-school all of their children. At this point, they have enough kids to make up the attendance of a real school classroom.

Mayim Bialik

The Big Bang Theory actress is a fan of attachment parenting. She doesn’t let her kids watch TV, she believes in natural toys, and she and her husband home-school their children.

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

The pair have a rule that if one parent will be away on a project for more than five days, the entire family goes along. Naturally, traditional school is difficult to fit in, so the kids are home-schooled.

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Kris and Bruce Jenner

The education of their children was just one of the many things this pair fought about when they were together. Kris wanted her youngest daughters to be home-schooled so they could pursue careers. Bruce didn’t want that. Guess who got their way…

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John Travolta and Kelly Preston

The pair homeschooled their late son, Jett, who had special needs and are continuing with home schooling for their daughter, Ella Bleu.

Jon and Kate Gosselin

When the couple was still together, two of their children were expelled from school so they ended up trying home schooling.

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Tom Cruise

With both of his wives, Cruise chose the home-schooling path. Cruise and Nicole Kidman turned to his sisters to home-school their two kids, and Cruise and Katie Holmes briefly home-schooled Suri.

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Lisa Whelchel

The former Facts of Life star says she enjoys teaching her children from home.

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