Famous People With Asperger Syndrome - Celebrities have Asperger Syndrome

Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder which is a milder autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is marked by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication. While living a normal and healthy life with Asperger syndrome is quite challenging, the condition hasn’t been able to stop numerous people from achieving great heights in their careers. Some of the most brilliant minds of all time, Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton are believed by modern researchers to have displayed symptoms of Asperger syndrome. Musical great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and renowned painter Vincent Van Gogh also had this condition. Asperger syndrome causes the patients to display behavior, interests, and activities that are restricted and repetitive. Their social behavior is also severely restricted which makes it extremely difficult for such people to enjoy a normal social life. However, with determination and hard work, people with Asperger's can not only lead a normal life, but can also excel in their professional fields. Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Schulz, Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, and Bill Gates are among the highly successful people who achieved a lot despite suffering from the syndrome. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous people with Asperger’s.

The Most Famous People With Asperger Syndrome

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Bobby FischerMarch 9, 1943American, IcelanderBobby Fischer is considered one of the greatest chess players of all times
Dan HarmonJanuary 3, 1973AmericanDan Harmon is an American producer, writer, actor and voice artist
Michael JacksonAugust 29, 1958AmericanPopularly referred to as King of Pop, Michael Jackson created history in the world of music with his chartbuster albums
Howard HughesDecember 24, 1905AmericanHoward Hughes was an American aviator, business tycoon, philanthropist and also a film maker
David ByrneMay 14, 1952American, ScottishDavid Byrne is an Academy Award winning musician who founded the new wave band Talking Heads
Robin WilliamsJuly 21, 1951AmericanRobin Williams was an American actor best known for his performance in the movie ‘Good Will Hunting’
Charlie ChaplinApril 16, 1889BritishCharlie Chaplin was an English comic actor and filmmaker from the silent-film era
Andy WarholAugust 6, 1928AmericanAndy Warhol was a famous American illustrator
Bob DylanMay 24, 1941AmericanBob Dylan is an American singer who is a major figure in the western pop music scenario
Charles M. SchulzNovember 26, 1922AmericanCharles M

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer who is a major figure in the western pop music scenario

AmericanMay 24, 1941190 views

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was a famous American illustrator

AmericanAugust 6, 1928210 views

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States

AmericanFebruary 12, 1809124 views

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock was an English movie director, famously dubbed as the ‘The Master of Suspense’

BritishAugust 13, 1899108 views

Mark Twain

Mark Twain was an American author and humorist

AmericanNovember 30, 1835163 views

Michael Palin

Michael Palin is an English actor, comedian and television presenter

BritishMay 5, 194387 views

Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes was an American aviator, business tycoon, philanthropist and also a film maker

AmericanDecember 24, 1905257 views

Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer is considered one of the greatest chess players of all times

AmericanMarch 9, 1943362 views

Tim Burton

Tim Burton is a talented director and filmmaker and has made films fantasy and horror genres

AmericanAugust 25, 1958140 views

Michael Jackson

Popularly referred to as King of Pop, Michael Jackson created history in the world of music with his chartbuster albums

AmericanAugust 29, 1958293 views