9 Stars Who Homeschool Their Children

Although, for some of them, it's a bit fancier than regular homeschooling

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 7, 2013 9:57 AM CDT

(Newser) – OK, so a celebrity's idea of "homeschooling" is maaaaybe a little different than your idea of homeschooling ... since chances are it involves extremely high-priced tutors when a famous person's kid is the one getting educated. The Stir rounds up nine stars who homeschool; check out a sampling in the gallery or click here for the complete list.

Back when Katie Holmes was married to Tom Cruise and practicing Scientology, daughter Suri was homeschooled because her parents wanted a one-on-one education. Since divorcing, however, Katie has enrolled Suri in a Catholic school.
Back when Katie Holmes was married to Tom Cruise and practicing Scientology, daughter Suri was homeschooled because her parents wanted a "one-on-one" education. Since divorcing, however, Katie has enrolled...   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith initially homeschooled their kids Willow and Jaden as part of a cooperative of 10 or so parents, but ultimately the Smiths started a private school.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith initially homeschooled their kids Willow and Jaden as part of a cooperative of 10 or so parents, but ultimately the Smiths started a private school.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Mayim Bialik actually prefers unschooling.
Mayim Bialik actually prefers "unschooling."   (Michael Perez/AP Images for Texas Instruments)
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin once reportedly offered a tutor $98,000 per year, and an apartment to boot, to teach their kids while traveling with the family.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin once reportedly offered a tutor $98,000 per year, and an apartment to boot, to teach their kids while traveling with the family.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)
Yep, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar homeschool all of their kids.
Yep, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar homeschool all of their kids.   (AP Photo/ Beth Hall, File)
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