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Five top WWE Superstars who dropped out of school to chase their dream

Hitting the books isn't the only way to fame and success

AJ Lee dropped out of college to forge a career in pro wrestling

Pro-wrestling is sports entertainment and you do not need a degree to enter it. Legends like Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin never finished college and with the career demanding that you start early, it is not that uncommon for prospective wrestlers to drop out of school.

Christopher Nowinski and David Otunga may have joined the WWE after their education at Harvard University, but most wrestlers come from far less academic backgrounds.

Here is a look at five popular wrestlers who dropped out of school/college to chase the dream.

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