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
Actor
Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969, American
Actress

Tom CruiseTom Cruise
03 July 1962, American
Actor

Bella ThorneBella Thorne
08 October 1997, American
Actress, singer

Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
14 March 1879, German, American
Physicist

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

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966, Mexican, American
Actress

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 

Liv TylerLiv Tyler
01 July 1977, American
 
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
15 April 1452, Italian
Polymath

Channing TatumChanning Tatum
26 April 1980, American
 
Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg
18 December 1946, American
Filmmaker

Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985, British
Actress

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

Kaya ScodelarioKaya Scodelario
13 March 1992, British
Actress
Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
15 February 1564, Italian
Astronomer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Rebel

Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg
13 November 1955, American
 

Alyssa MilanoAlyssa Milano
19 December 1972, American
Actress
Anderson CooperAnderson Cooper
03 June 1967, American
Journalist

Richard BransonRichard Branson
18 July 1950, British
Entrepreneur
Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins
31 December 1937, British, American, Welsh
 

Patrick DempseyPatrick Dempsey
13 January 1966, American
Actor

Guy RitchieGuy Ritchie
10 September 1968, British
Filmmaker & Businessman

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847, Canadian, Scottish
Inventor of Telephone
Henry Franklin WinklerHenry Winkler
30 October 1945, American
Actor
Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975, British
Chef and Restaurateur

Michael FaradayMichael Faraday
22 September 1791, British
Physicist & Chemist

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

Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew
16 September 1923, Singaporean
Founding Father of Modern Singapore
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

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Bruce JennerBruce Jenner
28 October 1949, American
Athlete

Nelsan EllisNelsan Ellis
30 November 1977, American
Actor

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987, British
Soul Singer-songwriter

Holly WilloughbyHolly Willoughby
10 February 1981, British
Television Presenter, Model
David RockefellerDavid Rockefeller
12 June 1915, American
Banker

Eliza CoupeEliza Coupe
06 April 1981, American
Actress
Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30 March 1926, Swedish
Business magnate

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

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

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
Chef

Cherilyn SarkisianCherilyn Sarkisian
20 May 1946, American
American singer

CherCher
20 May 1946, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film

Steve McQueenSteve McQueen
09 October 1969, British, American
Film director
Abhishek BachchanAbhishek Bachchan
05 February 1976, Indian
Actor, Film producer

Theo PaphitisTheo Paphitis
24 September 1959, British
Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Iwan RheonIwan Rheon
13 May 1985, British
Actor, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith
21 July 1981, British
film actor, actor, singer, ballet dancer,
Lee RyanLee Ryan
17 June 1983, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Singer,

Daymond JohnDaymond John
23 February 1969, American
Businessman
Rex RyanRex Ryan
13 December 1962, American
Head coach

Scoot McNairyScoot McNairy
11 November 1977, American
Actor

Nicolas Winding RefnNicolas Winding Refn
29 September 1970, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Ben FogleBen Fogle
03 November 1973, British
Explorer, Television presenter, Writer

Jackie StewartJackie Stewart
11 June 1939, British
Entrepreneur, Sport shooter, Racecar driver
Toyah WillcoxToyah Willcox
18 May 1958, British
Actor, Singer

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

Greg LouganisGreg Louganis
29 January 1960, American
Platform diver, Autobiographer, Diver, Coach
Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958, British
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Stephen J. CannellStephen J. Cannell
05 February 1941, American
Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Film producer,
Shane LynchShane Lynch
03 July 1976, Northern Irish
Singer

Terry GoodkindTerry Goodkind
01 May 1948, American
Writer

Mireille MathieuMireille Mathieu
22 July 1946, French
Singer, Entertainer, Actor

Roberto BolañoRoberto Bolaño
28 April 1953, Chilean
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Literary critic
Richard RogersRichard Rogers
23 July 1933, Italian, British
Architect, Politician
Daniel PowterDaniel Powter
25 February 1971, Canadian
Singer, Pianist

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

Laura KirkpatrickLaura Kirkpatrick
12 June 1989, American
Model

Willem Johan KolffWillem Johan Kolff
14 February 1911
Physician, Internist, University teacher,
Paul DewarPaul Dewar
25 January 1963, Canadian
Politician, Trade unionist

Charles SchwabCharles Schwab
18 February 1862, American