Are There Famous People Who Have Dyslexia?

Q:
Are there famous people who have dyslexia?

A:
The answer is YES! In fact, there are a lot of celebrities who live with dyslexia. You may be surprised to find some names on the following list:

  • Steven Spielberg. He only found out when he was 60 years old. The Goonies reflects his teen years when he had a hard time at school.
  • Jennifer Aniston. She didn’t find out until she was in her 20s. She said the diagnosis explained a lot of the dramas and tragedies in her childhood.
  • Richard Branson. Branson says the condition actually enables him to think outside the box and helps and succeed as an entrepreneur. He’s the founder of the Virgin Group and a billionaire.
  • Keira Knightley. She was once teased by some of her classmates who called her stupid. But she says dyslexia made her the actress she is today.

 

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