120 IQ Score and Percentile

While different  IQ tests have different score ranges, most IQ tests are set up to yield a mean score of 100 with a standard deviation of 15. For that reason, someone with an IQ score of 120 is generally considered intellectually gifted.

120 IQ Percentile

If you’ve found that you have an IQ of 120 through an online test or a professional assessment, your first question is likely, “Is a 120 IQ good?” Statistically speaking, the answer to that question is yes.

A person who scores a 120 on an IQ test would fall into the 91st percentile. In more exact terms, they can expect to have a higher score than 90.879% of the general population.

IQ bell curve


Mensa membership is generally reserved for those who score within the 98th percentile on an IQ test, therefore an IQ score of 120 is not high enough for Mensa membership.

Famous People With an IQ of 120

The following celebrities and famous people are believed to have an IQ score of 120.

Celebrities With IQ of 120
Name IQ Score
Tyra Banks 120
Jordana Brewster 120
Miley Cyrus 120
John Elway 120
Paris Hilton 120
Ron Jeremy 120
Angelina Jolie 120
Jennifer Lawrence 120
David Letterman 120
Sarah Palin 120
Philip Rivers 120
Jennifer Tilly 120