Kate Beckinsale reveals her extremely high IQ has hampered her Hollywood career

Kate Beckinsale reveals her extremely high IQ has hampered her Hollywood career
Kate Beckinsale reveals her extremely high IQ has hampered her Hollywood career

Kate Beckinsale is opening up about her extremely high IQ, and how that has been a detriment to her career as an actress.

The 48-year-old actress, who studied Modern Languages at Oxford before pursuing her acting career, revealed on "Howard Stern that she had her IQ tested at an early age, and it was quite high.

She even called her mother to find out her exact IQ score - 152 - which ranks among the 'genius' levels, though said it hasn't helped her at all in Hollywood.

IQ: Kate Beckinsale is opening up about her extremely high IQ, and how that has been a detriment to her career as an actress

IQ: Kate Beckinsale is opening up about her extremely high IQ, and how that has been a detriment to her career as an actress

Oxford: The 48-year-old actress, who studied Modern Languages at Oxford before pursuing her acting career, revealed on Howard Stern that she had her IQ tested at an early age, and it was quite high

Oxford: The 48-year-old actress, who studied Modern Languages at Oxford before pursuing her acting career, revealed on Howard Stern that she had her IQ tested at an early age, and it was quite high

Stern brought up that the actress speaks fluent Russian and studied at Oxford, and asked if she ever had an IQ test.

'I did. I'll have to ask my mum. It was very high. I think she had me tested because very bright children are nearly

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