Judging the intelligence of a person is really a subjective matter since the standards we go by are usually diversified and even inconstant. Many people also hold that this kind of judgment is prejudicial since all men are supposed to be born equal. However, we cannot deny that there are several geniuses walking the earth who at least deserve our recognition. Bearing in mind that judging a person’s intelligence is only relative, SuperScholar.org listed the top 10 genius people alive today based on their IQ and achievements in life.
If we take IQ as the measure for intelligence, statistics show that: 0.5 % of people are almost genius or genius. Their IQ is over 140. 2.5% of people have superior intelligence. Their IQ is over 130. 2.5% of people are mentally impaired. Their IQ is below 70. 50% of people have IQ scores between 90 and 110.
Here follows the list of ten smartest people alive today as released by SuperScholar.org:
- IQ of 180
- Age: 65
- Won three Emmy Awards
- Two Academy Award nominations