Famous People with Hearing Loss, Hearing Problems

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Source: www.hearingreview.com

Published on May 8, 2015

This May, in honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM), The Hearing Review has drawn from several sources to round up a list of famous people who suffer from hearing loss or a related issue. This compilation is intended to help illustrate how hearing loss and communication disorders can affect people of any age, and from all walks of life.

Famous Musicians with Hearing Damage

This list of well-known musicians with hearing loss was created by Andrew Mendelson at ListVerse.com, whose article highlighted the issue of noise-induced hearing loss:

Neil Young

Ozzy Osbourne

Phil Collins

George Martin (producer of The Beatles, known as “the fifth Beatle”)

Will.i.am

Brian Wilson

Jeff Beck

Eric Clapton

Pete Townshend

Ludwig von Beethoven

Celebrities with Hearing Issues

The AARP created this slideshow of notable people who have experienced hearing problems:

Rob Lowe

Bill Clinton

Halle Berry

Stephen Colbert

Rush Limbaugh

Jane Lynch

Robert Redford

Holly Hunter

Jodie Foster

Famous People with Hearing Loss

The list from EarQ, a nationwide network of independent hearing healthcare providers, included:

Helen Keller

Julia Brace

See full article here.