Famous Edinburgh Students: 10 Celebrities who went to universities and schools in Edinburgh

Edinburgh boasts an impressive list of celebrities and stars whose success stories started in – or passed through – the capital and its educational institutions.

Before their rise to prominence as household names they attended schools, colleges and universities just like the rest of us and - possibly - it may have been the school you went to yourself.

So, we researched Edinburgh’s famous faces to discover which schools raised the household names before they attained the ‘household’ distinction and created the following list of 10 prominent people from the area.

If you went to school with any of these stars then we hope the list conjures up fond memories of your time with them during their academic years.