Famous People With Stuttering - Celebrities have Stuttering

Did you know that Winston Churchill—someone widely regarded as being among the most influential people in British history—used to stutter? Similar was the case of King George VI who actually had to seek the help of a speech therapist to enable him to speak to his Empire. Stuttering is a common speech impediment suffered by millions around the globe. Speech plays a vital role in human communication and stuttering can indeed impede a person’s ability to communicate. However, throughout history people have proved time and again that it is not only possible to be able to communicate well despite suffering from a stutter, but also perfectly feasible to achieve excellence in one’s field despite the impediment. As a young boy, American country music singer and songwriter Mel Tillis used to stutter. He worked hard to overcome this challenge and went on to become a highly accomplished singer! It might surprise you that James Earl Jones, often referred to as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors also used to stutter as a child. These famous people are proof that a stutter need not dampen your spirit or hamper your career in any way! Read on for more information about famous people who stutter.

List of famous people who stuttered. Stuttering didn't stop them from being successful!

The Most Famous People With Stuttering

Jack WelchNovember 19, 1935AmericanJack Welch is an American business executive famous for serving as the CEO of General Electric
Rowan AtkinsonJanuary 6, 1955BritishRowan Atkinson is an English actor and screenwriter, famous for his work in ‘Mr
Nicole KidmanJune 20, 1967Australian, AmericanNicole Kidman is one of the most talented actors that the Hollywood film industry can boast of
Bill WithersJuly 4, 1938AmericanBill Withers is an American singer-songwriter and musician
Isaac NewtonJanuary 4, 1643BritishIsaac Newton was an English scientist and mathematician, who discovered gravitation and Newtonian Mechanics
Charles DarwinFebruary 12, 1809BritishCharles Darwin was one of the most influential figures in human history
Marilyn MonroeJune 1, 1926AmericanMarilyn Monroe was a famous and one of the foremost and biggest sex symbol of Hollywood
Anthony QuinnApril 21, 1915Mexican, AmericanAnthony Quinn was a Mexican-born American actor who won the Academy Award twice
Hugh GrantSeptember 9, 1960BritishHugh Grant is a Golden Globe winning British actor
Ben JohnsonDecember 30, 1961CanadianBen Johnson is a Jamaican-born Canadian former sprinter who gained notoriety following a doping scandal in the late 1980s
Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis is a Hollywood star best known for his performances in movies like the ‘Die Hard’ series and ‘Pulp Fiction’

AmericanMarch 19, 1955181 views

Bo Jackson

is an American former baseball and football player and the only sportsperson to be named an All-Star in two major sports

AmericanNovember 30, 1962149 views

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is a Jamaican-born Canadian former sprinter who gained notoriety following a doping scandal in the late 1980s

CanadianDecember 30, 1961282 views

Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud was one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th century

FrenchSeptember 4, 1896169 views

James Rodríguez

James Rodríguez is a Colombian professional footballer who is often ranked among the best young players in the world

ColombianJuly 12, 1991149 views

Joe Biden

Joe Biden is an American politician who is the current Vice President of the United States

AmericanNovember 20, 1942165 views


Claudius was a Roman emperor who made Britain a province of the Roman Empire

Ancient Roman192 views

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was an English writer, mathematician and photographer

BritishJanuary 27, 1832165 views

Chris Martin

Chris Martin is a singer and multi-instrumentalist who co-founded the alternative rock band Coldplay

BritishMarch 2, 1977110 views

Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain was an American basketball player

AmericanAugust 21, 1936269 views