Yes, while it is true many supervillain
s come from an educated background, it is not a hard rule. Many villains
are also grunt
s and come from non-educated backgrounds: gangster
s, mindless monsters, etc. It only makes sense that the educated villians
achieve supervillain status, because they're the ones who are smart enough to organize a following and push their sinister agenda
. But it's important to note that it's their actions that make them evil
, not their education.
Both heros and villains have their leaders and their grunts. The leaders usually have the educational background needed for keeping an organization together. The grunts usually do not, so they end up doing all the dirty work.
I offer to you these counterexamples: