Left handed and feeling a little self conscious? Well cheer up hun, you have something in common with a few famous Hollywood celebs. Wondering which left-handed celebrities made it to Hollywood? Read on for more!
Throughout history, left-handers are dubbed as people with great achievements, skills, and talents. It’s not a secret that they excel in almost all fields — politics, sports, arts, and entertainment. Name it and a left-hander will raise a hand for sure. Just like Wolfgang Mozart, a well-renowned pianist, and composer; Helen Keller, an inspiring educator and author; and Bill Clinton and Barack Obama who happens to be Presidents of the USA. But the long list of lefties doesn’t end there! The big stage of Hollywood also takes pride of the multi-talented celebrities who make contributions to the industry.
6 Famous Left-Handed Celebrities That Rock Hollywood
Only 10% of the world’s population are left-handed, making it a rare but impressive circumstance. Around the world, lefties proved that handedness doesn’t really matter at all, especially when it comes to skills and success. There might be inconveniences along the way but a heart driven by passion will always go forth. Lefties seem to be born as awesome and creative people with great adaptation to the world — like the Hollywood.
As we celebrate Left-Handers’ Day on August 13, let’s beat the drum for their remarkable works and triumphs. Here are some of the famous left-handed celebrities that established not just their names in Hollywood but also in different parts of the globe.
1. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is one of the leading actresses in Hollywood today. Among her best films were ‘Salt’ and ‘Maleficent’ that gained good reviews from the viewers. Aside from being an actress, she is also a director and producer. Moreover, she also engaged herself in doing humanitarian efforts. What’s not to love about this wonderful woman, right?
2. Celine Dion
The French-Canadian singer showed her prowess in singing that made her a popular entertainer worldwide. Mariah Carey dominated the pop charts back in 1990’s, making her won numerous awards and recognition.
3. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey came from an impoverished childhood but ascended to be one of the most powerful and influential celebrities in the world. She gained recognition because of hosting her own international talk show that ran for 25 years. But aside from being an inspiring host, she is also a TV producer, a film actress, and philanthropist. Hard work does pay off for billionaire Oprah!
4. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was first known by the public because of her debut album ‘The Fame’. It includes ‘Poker Face’, her chart-topper hit. Soon after, the pop artist and cultural icon gained more fans because of her creative expressions, wild fashion, and antics both seen in videos and stage performances. No wonder why a lot of ‘little monsters‘ idolize their Mother Monster.
5. Nicole Kidman
Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman launched her first acting career with an indie film in Australia. Soon after, a wide array of films was offered to her like ‘Moulin Rouge!’, ‘The Hours’ and ‘Queen of the Desert’. Her outstanding performances gave her promising reviews and award nominations.
6. Julia Roberts
Another sought-after actress in Hollywood who’s a left-hander is Julia Roberts. The top star icon made her acting debut in a TV series, ‘Crime Story’ and starred in ‘Steel Magnolias’ where she earned an Academy award nomination. One of her phenomenal iconic roles was ‘Pretty Woman’ back in 1990. Roberts is also one of the biggest box-office earners and highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.
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We are blessed to have left-handed people who inspire and empower themselves in a good way to be somebody to look up to. They may come from different places with various experiences but like these celebrities, you can also get what you dream of having. Just believe in yourself and in the right time, success will meet you half-way. Happy Left-Handers’ Day!
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