70 Famous Dyslexics: 51-70
He found success in the cable and cellular phone industry after filling left out and struggling in school.
The owner of the World Wrestling Foundation is said to have dyslexia and attention deficit disorder.
She writes down her lines to become more familiar with them.
The Motley Crue lead singer was kicked out of school and later found out he is dyslexic.
“Reading bores me to death as I’m dyslexic; I’ve honestly never read a book from cover to cover in my life.”- Jamie Oliver
The singer says that he began drinking because he struggled to deal with is learning disability.
Dyslexia made school difficult so he never gained much from his education and the difficulty plagued him for the rest of his life.
Excelled in hockey more than academics.
Madonna’s other half was expelled from Stanbridge Earls School which is one of the most prominent schools specializing in dyslexia in the UK.
She excelled in artistic expression but not in her other subjects.
The highest grossing filmmaker of all time.
The founder of CNN is dyslexic and bipolar.
Tyler says, “My diary is a disaster – sometimes I can’t even read it. I can’t spell at all, it’s embarrassing. Thank God for spell check on computers. I’ll spell the same word completely differently in the same sentence.”
James Van Der Beek
He was diagnosed as dyslexic in kindergarten and went on to become an honors student.
The first President of the United States is said to have been dyslexic.
The singer is outspoken about his dyslexia and doesn’t let it hold him back.
The 28th President of the United States was a poor student and still couldn’t read at age ten which historians believe is because he was dyslexic.
He struggled throughout school and discovered he was dyslexic while making a documentary about dyslexia.
Written by William on June 2nd, 2008 | Tagged as: Popular Culture