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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
Bedrich SmetanaMarch 2, 1824CzechBedrich Smetana was an eminent Czech composer
Rush LimbaughJanuary 12, 1951AmericanRush Limbaugh is an American radio talk show host, political commentator and author
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
Bedrich Smetana

Bedrich Smetana

Bedrich Smetana was an eminent Czech composer

CzechMarch 2, 1824211 views

George Martin

The eminent record producer, George Martin is often referred to as the ‘fifth Beatles’

BritishJanuary 3, 1926163 views

Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh is an American radio talk show host, political commentator and author

AmericanJanuary 12, 1951211 views

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend is an English rock musician, singer-songwriter and a multiple instrument player

BritishMay 19, 1945230 views