14 Famous Lefties (They Certainly Have The Talent To Back Up The Left Hand Creativity Stereotype)

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Left-handed people may make up only about 10% of the total population, but there have been some famous left-handed people from past to present. Some people say that left-handed people are more artistic and talented and this list of celebrities would seem to hold that statement true. The list may include some not-so-smart people, but the talent is still there as you will see!

Jimi Hendrix

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Jimi Hendrix is known to be one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century and one of the best electric guitarists ever born. Rolling Stone ranked him as the number one guitarist of all-time and number six on the list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. He died at the age of 28.

Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg is one of a few people that have won an Oscar, a Tony, a Grammy and an Emmy, which goes to show you this left-handed star is proving lefties are more talented. She is a co-host on The View now, but has appeared in over 150 films during her career.

President Barack Obama

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Our current president makes the list and he joins a few other past presidents that were also left-handed, which includes Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Harry S. Truman and a few others.

Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise may have had some moments where he wasn't the brightest (jumping up and down on Oprah's couch), but he is a brilliant actor and is well-paid because of it.

Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah has turned herself into one of the richest people in the world and runs her own television network now after 25 years of hosting her own daytime talk show. She has done good for the world and has helped the careers of many people and doing it all left-handed.

Natalie Cole

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Natalie Cole is the daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole and talent clearly runs in her genes, but it could also come from the fact of being left-handed. She is a Grammy Award-winning singer and has a voice her dad would be proud of.

Morgan Freeman

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Speaking of voices, we all can recognize Morgan Freeman's voice when we hear it. The amazing actor has received many Oscar nominations and finally won in 2005 for his role in Million Dollar Baby. Everything about Morgan Freeman is class and talent.

Seal

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Maybe if I try to start writing with my left hand I will then be able to sing? It seems like a lot of singers are left-handed, including Seal. He has won many music awards and is currently a coach on The Voice Australia, so he is sharing his talents with singing hopefuls.

Brad Pitt

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Brad Pitt is another Hollywood A-Lister to make the list. Pitt has several Oscar and Golden Globe nominations and has won the Golden Globe for his role in Twelve Monkeys. He is a humanitarian and a good guy, which can come from that left-handed wisdom.

Angelina Jolie

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Brad Pitt's fiance also makes the list, as it seems that many lefites find love with each other. Other couples making the list are Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman and others. The Hollywood A-List includes many lefties, like Angelina.

Michael Vick

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Michael Vick became more famous for the controversy surrounding him and his dog fighting ring than his NFL status. He did his time and came back strong on the football field for the Philadelphia Eagles. He may not be the most compassionate guy, but he has some pure talent on the football field.

Jay Leno

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Comedian. Check. Late night talk show host. Check. Left-handed. Check. To make it in the business of late night maybe it seems that you have to be left-handed, as both Jay Leno and David Letterman are left-handed and started their careers as comedians.

Laurence Fishburne

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Laurence Fishburne has many talents, as he has won a Tony Award and an Emmy Award. He has appeared on stage, on the big screen in many roles and on the small screen, most recently on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He is a brilliant actor and singer and a leftie.

Prince William

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Being left-handed runs in the Royal Family as well. Prince William is a leftie and his father Prince Charles is as well. Prince William is a class act and has maintained a very good reputation as a royal.

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