We take a look at some well-known public figures who were cheerleaders.
Madonna was a cheerleader at the University of Michigan.
Paula Abdul was a head cheerleader in high school as well as with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg once cheered for James Madison High in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Ann-Margret was a cheerleader in Sweden.
Samuel L. Jackson cheered for the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers.
President George W. Bush cheered for both Philips Academy Andover in Andover, Mass., and Yale University.
Halle Berry was a cheerleader for the Bedford High Bearcats in Bedford, Ohio.
Sandra Bullock was a cheerleader at Washington Lee High, in Arlington, Va.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th president, was a cheerleader during his high school years in Abilene, Kan.
Aaron Spelling was head cheerleader at Southern Methodist University.
Cameron Diaz was a cheerleader at Long Beach Polytechnic High in Long Beach, Calif.
Katie Couric was a cheerleader at the University of Virginia.
Meryl Streep was a cheerleader for Bernard's High School in New Jersey.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks (center)
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