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People you know who may have Aspergers

Famous Aspie People mentioned or surmised to have Aspergers. Those with ‘C’ are confirmed:

Bill Gross - successful investment manager (C): his video about his diagnosis is here

Dan Aykroyd – Comedic Actor (C)

Hans Christian Andersen – Children’s Author

Benjamin Banneker – African American almanac author, surveyor, naturalist, and farmer

Susan Boyle – Singer (C)

Tim Burton – Movie Director (C)

Lewis Carroll – Author of “Alice in Wonderland”

Henry Cavendish – Scientist Charles Darwin – Naturalist, Geologist, and Biologist

Emily Dickinson – Poet

Paul Dirac – Physicist Albert Einstein – Scientist & Mathematician

Bobby Fischer – Chess Grandmaster

Bill Gates – Co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation

Temple Grandin – Animal Scientist (C)

Daryl Hannah – Actress & Environmental Activist (C)

Thomas Jefferson – Early American Politician

Steve Jobs – Former CEO of Apple

James Joyce – Author of “Ulysses”

Alfred Kinsey – Sexologist & Biologist

Stanley Kubrick – Film Director

Barbara McClintock – Scientist and Cytogeneticist

Michelangelo – Sculptor, Painter, Architect, Poet

Chris Packham - naturalist, TV presenter (C)

Gary Numan - singer and songwriter

Michael Burry - USA physician, investor and hedge fund manager: Movie the Big Short based on him (C)

Dawn Prince-Hughes- PhD, primate anthropologist, ethologist, and author of Songs for the Gorilla Nation

Jerry Newport - American author and mathematical savant, basis of the film Mozart and the Whale

John Elder Robison - author of Look Me in the Eye

Judy Singer - Australian disability rights activist, sociologist who coined term neurodiversity

Liane Holliday Willey, author of Pretending to be Normal, Asperger Syndrome in the Family; Asperger syndrome advocate; education professor; and adult diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 35

Travis Meeks, lead singer, guitarist and song writer for acoustic rock band Days of the New

Lizzy Clark, actress and campaigner

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Classical Composer

Sir Isaac Newton – Mathematician, Astronomer, & Physicist

Jerry Seinfeld – Comedian

Satoshi Tajiri – Creator of Nintendo’s Pokémon (C)

Nikola Tesla – Inventor Andy Warhol – Artist

Ludwig Wittgenstein – Philosopher William Butler Yeats – Poet

Donna Williams -autism advocate, author, speaker, change maker and more (C)

Alix Generous - professional speaker, neuroscientist, author, artist, consultant, comedian, and media producer (C)

Carly Fulgham - technology project lead for national bank and is President of Autism Society of America Ventura (C)

Marie-Curie - scientist who discover penicillin

Barbara McClintock – Scientist and Cytogeneticist

Francis Galton - scientist, mathematician and discovered fingerprints

Sir Isaac Newton

Stephen Fry – actor (C)

Courtney Love - actor, musician (C)

James Durbin - musician

Paddy Considine - actor (C)

Clay Marzo - professional surfer (C)

Daniel Tammet - savant

Gary Numan - British singer and songwriter

Sir Anthony Hopkins – actor (C)

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Barry Humphries – actor (C)

Alan Turing - father of modern computing, mathematician and logician, code breaker in WW2

Courtney Love - singer and was the wife of Kurt Cobain

Henry Ford - maker of Ford

Dan Harmon - Comedy fans will recognize Dan Harmon as the writer and creator of the hit show Community (C)

Heather Zumich- top model (C)

Dr. Vernon Smith-  Professor of Economics, Chapman University, practically invented the field of experimental economics — an achievement for which he won the Nobel Prize in 2002. Credits Aspergers for his success. (C)

Alexis Wineman - first Miss America and model (C)

Adam Young - the singer and songwriter behind Owl City, is a successful musician with Aspergers

C=confirmed

For more details go to 25-famous-people-with-asperger-syndrome

Sources: www.disabled-world.com ; https://www.abadegreeprograms.net/successful-people-on-the-autism-spectrum/

https://list25.com/25-famous-people-with-asperger-syndrome/

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