This list of the most famous celebrity recluses includes Bill Watterson, Dave Chappelle, Emily Bronte & many more.
David BowieDavid Bowie
(Singer)

08 January 1947

British

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
(Entrepreneur, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Aviator, Philanthropist)

24 December 1905

American

Dave ChappelleDave Chappelle

24 August 1973

American

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill

26 May 1975

American

Axl RoseAxl Rose

06 February 1962

American

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
(Singer-songwriter)

06 January 1946

British

Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
(Chess Grandmaster)

09 March 1943

Icelander,American

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
(Musician, Singer)

20 June 1942

American

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
(Writer)

01 January 1919

American

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
(Poet)

10 December 1830

American

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
(Film actress)

18 September 1905

Swedish,American

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
(French novelist)

10 July 1871

French

Bettie PageBettie Page

22 April 1923

American

Bill WattersonBill Watterson
(Cartoonist)

05 July 1958

American

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
(Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer)

08 May 1937

American

J.J. CaleJ.J. Cale

05 December 1938

American