Famous People With Deaf - Celebrities have Deaf

When Nyle DiMarco said ‘I think the biggest misconception is that people think deaf people are not able to do things’, she couldn’t have been more correct in her observation. Did you know that some of the greatest men/women on earth whom we know or revere today were actually partially or completely deaf in their lifetime? They had the courage to rise above their limitation and become iconic figures that the world would take pride in. If you have a nick of doubt about it, read this. American history would have been miser had there been no Thomas Alva Edison or Helen Keller in it! The most celebrated American inventor and businessman who is best known for inventing the first practical electric light bulb and phonograph, Edison was actually deaf from his childhood. Helen Keller was not just deaf but blind too. But she highly determined that she was, she went on to become the first deaf-blind person to gain a Bachelor degree in Arts. German music wouldn’t have had its share of greatness without the eminent pianist and classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven. But did you know that Beethoven suffered from hearing impairment? And these are just a handful of the many more legendary figures from history who were actually deaf. Check out the list of famous deaf people who made it big in life.

List of famous deaf people who made it big in life. Check out their biographies and interesting facts and trivia related to them.

The Most Famous People With Deaf

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Sean BerdyJune 3, 1993AmericanSean Berdy is an American actor, comedian, and live performer
Ludwig van BeethovenDecember 16, 1770GermanLudwig Van Beethoven was one of the greatest composers the world has ever had
Paul StanleyJanuary 20, 1952AmericanPaul Stanley is a famous American hard rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and painter
Pete TownshendMay 19, 1945BritishPete Townshend is an English rock musician, singer-songwriter and a multiple instrument player
Lars UlrichDecember 26, 1963DanishLars Ulrich is one of the founding members and drummer of the famous heavy metal band Metallica
Rush LimbaughJanuary 12, 1951AmericanRush Limbaugh is an American radio talk show host, political commentator and author
Bedrich SmetanaMarch 2, 1824CzechBedrich Smetana was an eminent Czech composer
Slava RaškajJanuary 2, 1877CroatianSlava Raskaj was a Croatian painter, considered to be one of the prominent watercolorists of the late 19th and early 20th century
John CornforthSeptember 7, 1917Australian, BritishJohn Warcup Cornforth was an Australian-British chemist who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Thomas EdisonFebruary 11, 1847AmericanOne of the leading inventors of the USA, Thomas Edison was a multitalented personality
Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

Brian Douglas Wilson is a vocalist, musician, music composer and producer

AmericanJune 20, 1942132 views

Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Faure was a French composer, organist and pianist

FrenchMay 12, 1845154 views

Slava Raškaj

Slava Raskaj was a Croatian painter, considered to be one of the prominent watercolorists of the late 19th and early 20th century

CroatianJanuary 2, 1877180 views

John Cornforth

John Warcup Cornforth was an Australian-British chemist who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven was one of the greatest composers the world has ever had

GermanDecember 16, 1770579 views

Thomas Edison

One of the leading inventors of the USA, Thomas Edison was a multitalented personality

AmericanFebruary 11, 1847168 views

Sean Berdy

Sean Berdy is an American actor, comedian, and live performer

AmericanJune 3, 1993767 views

Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley is a famous American hard rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and painter

AmericanJanuary 20, 1952297 views

Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir was a famous psychotherapist and American author

AmericanJune 26, 1916130 views

Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich is one of the founding members and drummer of the famous heavy metal band Metallica

DanishDecember 26, 1963210 views