The North East is home to some incredibly talented people, including singers, actors, comedians and reality television stars.
As students are settling into a new school year at various educational establishments, we decided to find out where our North East born celebrities studied either before or during their career.
Let’s take a look at where our favourite North East celebrities studied!
1. Sam Fender
Modern day rockstar Sam Fender, from North Shields, remained in his hometown during his education, studying at Whitley Bay High School. At the school’s sixth form, he studied Theatre and English Language at A Level, and spent a lot of time in the music department.
2. Vicky Pattison
Reality TV star and podcast presenter Vicky Pattison was born in Wallsend, and studied at the local Burnside College for both secondary school and sixth form. However, when it came to choosing a university, Vicky headed to Liverpool to study at their Liverpool John Moores University. While there, Vicky obtained a degree in Drama.
3. Ant and Dec
Ant and Dec are incredibly close friends today, but despite both growing up in Newcastle and being born the same year, they attended different schools to one another pre-fame. Dec attended St Michael’s Roman Catholic Primary School before going on to St Cuthbert's High School, while Ant attended Wingrove Primary School before Rutherford School.
4. Chris and Rosie Ramsey
South Shields podcasting superstars Chris and Rosie Ramsey both studied at South Tyneside College before they were famous. Before college, Chris attended Harton Technology College secondary school, while Rosie attended St Wilfrids - both of which are located in South Shields.