Lauren Marbe, 16, from Essex scored higher on her Mensa IQ test than Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates or Albert Einstein.
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A cute, blonde, teenage Brit has a higher IQ than Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Albert Einstein.
Lauren Marbe, 16, took the Mensa test with her friends for fun and scored a whopping 161, one point higher than the three previously mentioned geniuses.
That puts her in the top 1% of of smartest people in the world.
“I am blonde, I do wear make-up and I do go out,” Marbe told the Daily Mail. “I love my fake tan and fake nails as well.”
The Grade-A girl from Essex said she's used to being underestimated.
“My teachers knew I was quite clever because of my grades but they had always thought I was blonde and a bit ditzy,” Marbe said. “Now they keep saying 'I didn't realize you were that clever.'”
She's happy to crush people's ill-conceived perceptions, both of herself and her home.
“I love living in Essex and I'm glad that I might be able to show people that we aren't all ditzy and blonde.”
When she graduates, the genius daughter of a cab driver plans to get an architecture degree at the University of Cambridge or become a West End drama performer.
Her mom, the deputy head of a primary school, couldn't be prouder.
“Obviously, I am really proud. I am quite shy and I don't like boasting but I am really pleased that she has done so well,” said Sue Marbe. “I don't know who she got it from. Me and my husband should get tested as well.”