The Class of 2022 is free at last. Who knows how many celebrities will come from Central Texas in the future?

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We all have to start somewhere, right? While many will simply tote the load for the man all their lives, others will rise to the top, like the cream they were born to be. You might be surprised how many of them were actually born in Texas.

What College Produces the Most Celebrities?

The most common subject studied by celebrities is English language or literature, according to Degree Query, a college research site. The most common celebrity alma maters are New York University and UCLA, but the University of Texas in Austin has plenty of notable alumni that have gone on to become well-known in various fields.

Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

Matthew McConaughey, also known as the Minister of Culture, is probably one of the best known Longhorns. The Uvalde, Texas native can be seen at football games and in the film class that he teaches on the Forty Acres. He also seems to be thinking about a run in politics, but has declined a role in politics for now, according to the Texas Tribune.

However, there are some other famous faces that also attended the University of Texas at Austin. Some had very humble beginnings, while others had a bit more of a head start on this thing called life.

Let's take a closer look at some of the movers and shakers that obtained a degree from the college in our capital city.

Hook ‘Em! 7 Celebrity Graduates From University of Texas at Austin

When you think of the University of Texas at Austin, what comes to your mind first? Is it celebrities? Of course, some celebrities are more vocal than others about their alma mater. Matthew McConaughey lets everyone know where he came from, so no surprises there. The actor is also a Professor of Practice at the university's Moody College of Communication, and graduated in 1993 with a Radio/TV/Film degree from UTA.

Aside from McConaughey, you might be surprised at some of the famous people who picked up a degree in the Lone Star State's capital city.

Who Are The 5 Richest People in Texas, Not Counting Elon Musk?

There are more billionaires in America than in any other country, according to Stacker. For some people, the money just keeps pouring in, as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is projected to become the world’s first trillionaire by 2026.

However, Bezos is not the world's richest person right now. That title goes to the founder of SpaceX, Tesla, and the new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk. Musk owns a mansion in Austin but says his main home is a $50,000 rental from SpaceX in Boca Chica, Texas.

Forbes lists 63 billionaires in Texas, including Elon Musk. Let's find out who's at the top of the list in the Lone Star State for 2022, right behind Musk.

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