Dyslexia is a reading disorder which is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. People with dyslexia often start displaying difficulty in reading while at school and face difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, and writing words. Building a meaningful life and career while suffering from dyslexia is truly challenging, but not impossible, as these famous people with dyslexia have proven. Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg, unarguably one of the topmost filmmakers in Hollywood, has struggled with dyslexia. But he did not let the condition hamper his spirit and worked hard to achieve the success he deserved. Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg who became the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar was also diagnosed with dyslexia. Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has dyslexia—but he never let it dampen his ambitions to make it big in life. Dyslexia is relatively common and the prognosis is generally positive for individuals who are identified in childhood and receive support from friends and family. If you or anyone you know is dyslexic, do not despair and gain inspiration from these famous people with dyslexia. Know more about the life and works of celebrities who struggled with this disorder.
Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
02 September 1964, Canadian, Lebanese
Anderson CooperAnderson Cooper
03 June 1967, American

Tom CruiseTom Cruise
03 July 1962, American

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969, American

Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
14 March 1879, German, American

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
10 July 1856, Austrian, American
Inventor, Father of Radio
Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom
13 January 1977, British

Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg
18 December 1946, American

Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985, British
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
15 April 1452, Italian

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966, Mexican, American
Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British

Liv TylerLiv Tyler
01 July 1977, American

Bella ThorneBella Thorne
08 October 1997, American
Actress, singer

Channing TatumChanning Tatum
26 April 1980, American

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso
25 October 1881, Spanish
Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
11 February 1847, American
Inventor, Businessman

Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins
31 December 1937, British, American, Welsh

Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg
13 November 1955, American

Guy RitchieGuy Ritchie
10 September 1968, British
Filmmaker & Businessman
Richard BransonRichard Branson
18 July 1950, British

Patrick DempseyPatrick Dempsey
13 January 1966, American
Alyssa MilanoAlyssa Milano
19 December 1972, American

Kaya ScodelarioKaya Scodelario
13 March 1992, British

Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
15 February 1564, Italian
Henry Franklin WinklerHenry Winkler
30 October 1945, American

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975, British
Chef and Restaurateur
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847, Canadian, Scottish
Inventor of Telephone

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer

Nelsan EllisNelsan Ellis
30 November 1977, American
Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew
16 September 1923, Singaporean
Founding Father of Modern Singapore

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Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Bruce JennerBruce Jenner
28 October 1949, American

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981, British
Television Presenter, Model

Michael FaradayMichael Faraday
22 September 1791, British
Physicist & Chemist

David RockefellerDavid Rockefeller
12 June 1915, American
Eliza CoupeEliza Coupe
06 April 1981, American
Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter

Pierre CuriePierre Curie
15 May 1859, French
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30 March 1926, Swedish
Business magnate

John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
Robert RauschenbergRobert Rauschenberg
22 October 1925, American

Richard FordRichard Ford
16 February 1944, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
22 June 1947, American
Science Fiction Writer

Angelo GeorgalliAngelo Georgalli
 , New Zealander

Cherilyn SarkisianCherilyn Sarkisian
20 May 1946, American
Steve McQueenSteve McQueen
09 October 1969, British

Abhishek BachchanAbhishek Bachchan
05 February 1976, Indian
Actor, Film producer
Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins
26 October 1942, British

Scoot McNairyScoot McNairy
11 November 1977, American

Daymond JohnDaymond John
23 February 1969, American
Iwan RheonIwan Rheon
13 May 1985, British, Welsh

Toyah WillcoxToyah Willcox
18 May 1958, British
Actor, Singer
Ben FogleBen Fogle
03 November 1973, British
Explorer, Television presenter, Writer

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British

Nicolas Winding RefnNicolas Winding Refn
29 September 1970, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Captain BeefheartCaptain Beefheart
15 January 1941, American

Jackie StewartJackie Stewart
11 June 1939, British
Entrepreneur, Sport shooter, Racecar driver
Greg LouganisGreg Louganis
29 January 1960, American
Platform diver, Autobiographer, Diver, Coach

Theo PaphitisTheo Paphitis
24 September 1959, British
Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Mollie KingMollie King
04 June 1987, British
Singer, Guitarist, Model

Rex RyanRex Ryan
13 December 1962, American
Head coach
Neil BushNeil Bush
22 January 1955, American

Stephen J. CannellStephen J. Cannell
05 February 1941, American
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,
Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958, British
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Lee RyanLee Ryan
17 June 1983, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Singer,

Terry GoodkindTerry Goodkind
01 May 1948, American
Shane LynchShane Lynch
03 July 1976, Northern Irish

Mireille MathieuMireille Mathieu
22 July 1946, French
Singer, Entertainer, Actor
Roberto BolañoRoberto Bolaño
28 April 1953, Chilean
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Literary critic

Daniel PowterDaniel Powter
25 February 1971, Canadian
Singer, Pianist

Richard RogersRichard Rogers
23 July 1933, Italian, British
Architect, Politician
John T. ChambersJohn T. Chambers
23 August 1949, American

Laura KirkpatrickLaura Kirkpatrick
12 June 1989, American
Ann BancroftAnn Bancroft
29 September 1955, American

Helen B. TaussigHelen B. Taussig
24 May 1898, American

18 August 1983, Lebanese, British
singer-songwriter, singer, pianist

Willem Johan KolffWillem Johan Kolff
14 February 1911
Physician, Internist, University teacher,
Jacques DubochetJacques Dubochet
08 June 1942, Swiss
Charles SchwabCharles Schwab
29 July 1937, American

Paul DewarPaul Dewar
25 January 1963, Canadian
Politician, Trade unionist