Name Disability Occupation
Alice Beard dyslexia author
Alicia Keys depression pianist, singer-songwriter
Andrae Crouch dyslexia singer
Barbara Jordan multiple sclerosis lawyer, educator, politician, civil rights leader 
Blind Tom Wiggins blind music prodigy, pianist, musician
Brandon Marshall borderline personality disorder football player
Chadwick Boseman colon cancer actor, playwright
Chris Rock non-verbal learning disorder comedian, actor, television producer, and filmmaker
Christopher Bell HIV/AIDS disability studies scholar
Clarence Page ADHD journalist, columnist
Claudia Gordon deaf attorney
Curtis Pride deaf former baseball player
Danielle Perez amputee comedian, writer, actress
Danny Glover Epilepsy, dyslexia Actor, producer, and humanitarian
David Paterson legally blind governor
Daymond John dyslexia businessman, investor, TV personality, author
Diana Elizabeth Jordan cerebral palsy actor, producer, director, speaker-storyteller, educator, activist
DMX bipolar disorder, “drug addiction” rapper, songwriter
Dr. Janice Brunstrom cerebral palsy neuroscientist, poet
Dr. Maya Angelou childhood selective mutism poet, memoirist, activist
Dr. Nathie Marbury deaf instructor, linguist, researcher
Dwayne Johnson depression actor, wrestler
Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson ADHD, dyslexia former player and president of operations of the Los Angeles Lakers
Emmett Till polio and subsequent stutter child lynched in Mississippi for flirting with a white woman
Fannie Lou Hamer permanent limp activist, community organizer, civil rights leader
Haben Girma Deaf-Blind activist, lawyer, author, speaker
Halle Berry Type I Diabetes and Hard of Hearing actor, model
Harriet Tubman suspected epilepsy abolitionist and political activist
Harry Belafonte dyslexia, ADHD activist, actor, lyricist, and singer
Janet Jackson depression singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, record producer
Jennifer Lewis bipolar disorder actress, comedian, singer, activist
Jerry Pinkney dyslexia illustrator, writer
Johnnie Lacy polio leading to wheelchair activist
Keah Brown cerebral palsy disability rights activist, author, journalist, and writer
Keisha Greaves Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy fashion designer, podcaster, influencer
Kid Cudi depression, anxiety singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, record executive
Lauren Ridloff deaf actor
Lisa Nicole Carson bipolar disorder actor
Lois Curtis intellectual disability artist and activist
Lolo Spencer Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis actor, style influencer
Maya Angelou childhood mutism, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy poet, memoirist, activist
Michael Jordan ADHD businessman, former basketball player
Michelle Banks spinal meningitis, deaf actor, writer, director, producer, choreography, teacher
Michelle Williams depression singer, actor
Missy Elliott Graves Disease singer, rapper, producer, and songwriter
Montel Williams multiple sclerosis former television host, actor, and motivational speaker
Muhammad Ali dyslexia boxer, activist, philanthropist
Octavia Butler dyslexia author
Octavia Spencer dyslexia actress, author, and producer
Ray Charles blind singer, songwriter, pianist, composer
Sammy Davis Jr. low vision singer, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, comedian, photographer
Serena Williams Pulmonary Embolism and Hematoma Tennis Champion with 23 Grand Slam Titles
Simone Biles ADHD Most Decorated Gymnast of All Time
Solange Knowles ADHD singer, songwriter, record producer, performance artist, and actress
Stevie Wonder Blind, ADHD singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer
Tatiana Lee spina bifida actress, model, influencer
Toni Braxton systemic lupus erythematosus singer, songwriter, pianist, actor, TV personality
Vanessa A. Harris, P.E. bipolar, wheelchair user, cancer survivor activist, engineer, filmmaker, fashion designer, deejay
Venus Williams Sjögren’s syndrome Tennis Champion
Wayne Brady depression actor, singer, comedian, game show host, TV personality
Whoopi Goldberg dyslexia, ADHD Won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & Tony Award
Will Smith ADHD actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter
Wilma Rudolph polio and subsequent leg weakness sprinter, activist, teacher
Yvie Oddly Ehlers Danlos drag queen, performer, fashion designer, rapper, and recording artist
Zazel O’Garra brain tumor survivor dancer, choreographer, actress, model
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