Let’s Play Another Round of Accountant/Not an Accountant!

We had so much fun with this last time, we decided to do it again. Now, let's all keep in mind that we are going with the pop culture definition of accountant (as in anyone who knows debits from credits, does tax returns for a living and/or took more than just one accounting course in college), which means we're counting anyone who completed a degree in accounting too. Shut your big pie hole if you have an issue with this, you're welcome to go ahead and start your own accounting tabloid and write your own rules if you don't like the way we do this.

Here's how it works. I'm going to give you a picture, not tell you who it is, and you guess if they are an accountant or not an accountant then just click through to the next page for the answer. Easy enough, right? I'd ask you not to cheat by using Google but who gives a crap? I know I don't.

Let's go!

Accountant or not an accountant?

Accountant

Before he was one of the most famous curly-haired jazz musicians on the planet, Kenny G was an accountant.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Not an accountant

Infamous infomercial man Don Lapre was not an accountant. Lapre committed suicide in 2011 awaiting trial for federal charges including conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Not an accountant

George Will is most definitely not an accountant but he has been a featured speaker at the spring meeting of AICPA Governing Council. If that writing thing never worked out, he'd probably make an excellent number-cruncher if for no other reason than he looks like a cartoon of one.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Accountant

Believe it or not, UFC superstar Chuck Liddell graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in business and accounting.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Accountant

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant never actually became an accountant but he did take 2 weeks of accounting lessons at the urging of his father, who wanted him to become a Chartered Accountant. Let's hope dad wasn't too disappointed he became one of the 20th century's biggest musicians instead.


 

Accountant or not an accountant?

Not an accountant

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D did not aspire to become an accountant. Fighting the power and being the power don't really mix, after all.


 

Accountant or not an accountant?

Accountant

Too easy. Everyone's favorite I Love New York and I Love Money awkward trainwreck Mr Boston (real name Lee Marks) was, in fact, an accountant prior to gaining reality show infamy for his, well, awkwardness. He graduated from Bentley and is apparently still employed as an accountant somewhere in Los Angeles.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Not an accountant

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 contestant Jade Jolie is NOT an accountant… but fish as fuck, hunty.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Not an accountant

Colonel Sanders was neither a colonel nor an accountant. He did dabble in being a steamboat pilot, insurance salesman, railroad fireman, and farmer before dedicating his life to delicious, delicious fried chicken however.

Accountant or not an accountant?

Accountant

Can you imagine this guy actually wanting to be an accountant? Mick Jagger took a year of accounting and finance at the London School of Economics before he was lured away to form one of the biggest bands of all time. Thank goodness too, love 'em or hate 'em, the Stones changed music forever.

Accountant or not an accountant?

???

Although we're really being generous with the definition of "accountant" in this post, we don't want to offend the entire profession by calling attention-whoring monstrosity Farrah Abraham an accountant. She is apparently taking some accounting and internal audit courses (of course she is) but we really can't imagine any firm – even McGladrey – would ever hire her. Sex tape aside, she's really kind of a bitch. And as bad as some of you are at forming complete sentences, even my cat can write better than ole Farrah.

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