Successful people with ADHD
Michael Phelps is number one.
According to Psychology Today, Michael Phelps, who was born in 1985, is a great athlete who was diagnosed with ADHD as a child. At school, he struggled with attention and had behavioral issues. He discovered swimming as an adult to be the ideal outlet for his hyperactivity, and he went on to become a well-known gold medalist swimmer and an exemplary example of a high achiever with ADHD.
Richard Branson is number two.
Sir Richard Branson, a business entrepreneur and millionaire, was born in 1950. His net worth is $4.77 billion, according to Forbes Index. He is the founder of the Virgin brand, which includes ventures in travel, health, space, telecommunications, banking, music, and leisure. Richard has openly discussed his ADHD and dyslexia.
Rory Bremner is number three on the list.
Rory Bremner, a prominent comedian who opened up about his ADHD in an interview with Good Morning Britain in the UK, was born in 1955. He talked about his restlessness, hyperactivity, and disarray, calling it "his best friend and worst enemy." He also stressed the significance of channeling and focusing ADHD so that it may be used as a superpower.
Jamie Oliver is number four.
Jamie Oliver, a British celebrity chef, author, entrepreneur, and well-known television personality, was born in 1975. In the Queen's Birthday Honours, he was given an MBE for his untiring efforts to reduce childhood obesity in the United Kingdom. Jamie admitted to himself that he suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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Leonardo da Vinci, who was born in 1452, is one of history's most famous and important artists. He was a sculptor, painter, engineer, physicist, mathematician, and architect of the highest caliber. His most famous works of art are The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. His inventions in science and engineering were equally influential and far ahead of their time. Leonardo da Vinci was said to have exhibited numerous indications of ADHD, according to study. He worked on numerous projects at the same time and struggled to finish them, as well as having severely disorganized organizing abilities and being always on the go.
John F. Kennedy (#6)
John F Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was born in 1917 and has numerous accomplishments as well as overcoming numerous political problems. Throughout his school years, he was known to struggle with concentration and to be an average student.
Justin Timberlake is number seven.
Justin Timberlake is an award-winning American singer and songwriter who was born in 1981. He first gained fame as the leader of the boy band NSYNC in the late 1990s after appearing in two television shows. Justin acknowledges that he suffers from both ADHD and OCD.
Bill Gates (number 8)
Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft, was born in 1955 and has a net worth of $103.2 billion. He also serves as the chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation, which has given $35.8 billion to charity to date. Bill Gates is reported to suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In a 2016 interview with This Morning, he discusses dropping out of Harvard because he was itching to establish Microsoft at the dawn of the personal computer revolution. In an interview with Warren Buffet, he also discusses his ongoing activity and incredibly busy schedule.