When you think of the field of accountancy, the image of dull people hunched in cubicles over calculators every day may pop into your mind.
But, did you know that some of the most famous people in the world today started with humble beginnings as accountants or have pursued a degree in the field? From famous singers to enthralling authors, here are 8 people you never knew have backgrounds in accounting!
(Illustration by Leong Shu Man)
As you can see, studying accounting can open the doors to many opportunities. Not only will a professional accountancy qualification offer you such opportunities, but it will also provide you with a plethora of knowledge and transferable skills that you can apply to any aspect of your life!