Writing & Editing 7 people who prove English majors aren’t worthless English degrees aren’t typically thought of as gateways to incredible monetary success, nor steady employment for that matter, but a few famous degree holders offer hope. By Matt WilsonMay 23, 2013 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.