These days it seems like virtually anyone can make a fortune through social media or sheer luck. But having a high IQ can go a long way towards not only success – but changing our world for the better. But it’s not always a guarantee. In fact, some of the world’s smartest people have incredibly high bank balances, while others are working normal day jobs like the average joe.
But you might be surprised to know what kind of success stories – even celebrity success stories – are backed by a massive IQ. There may be some names on this list that you didn’t expect to see, proving you should never judge a book by its cover!