Guess Who Went to Montessori

I do not believe there is a method better than Montessori for making children sensitive to the beauties of the world and awakening their curiosity regarding the secrets of life.

–Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

Here are some individuals who credit their success in large part to their early Montessori education:

  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google.com
  • Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder of Amazon.com
  • Katherine Graham, owner-editor of the Washington Post
  • Julia Child, famous chef and author of many cookbooks
  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, editor and former First Lady
  • Anne Frank, Dutch diarist
  • Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia
  • George Clooney, Academy Award-winning actor
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning novelist
  • Prince William , Prince Harry, and Prince George, English royal family
  • T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician and author
  • Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs, rapper, educator, activist
  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian painter and architect
  • Joshua Bell, American violinist, owner of Stradivarius violin
  • Helen Hunt, Academy Award-winning actress