Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia

Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia

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Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia

Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia,Following is the list of the famous Indian & other famous personalities diagnosed with Schizophrenia and who tried hard to overcome or recede with it.

Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia
Top 10 Famous Personalities With Schizophrenia


1 Lionel Aldridge


Professional Football Player 1941-1998 33 Paranoid Schizophrenia  With his diagnosis of Schizophrenia, he was homeless. With the help of proper medication, therapies and treatment, he was able to regain some sense of his mental health.
2 Eduard Einstein

Son of Albert Einstein


1910-1965 20 Unknown Eduard was extremely intelligent and a successful student throughout his education. During his youth Eduard wanted to be a psychoanalyst but was began showing signs of schizophrenia by the age of 20. This led to him to be institutionalized several times.

Zelda Fitzgerald


Wife of Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and Writer, Dancer, Artist


1900-1948 30 Paranoid Schizophrenia Psychiatric Clinics and Institutions
4 Peter Green

Guitarist and Founder of Fleetwood Mac


1946- 31 He was extreme successful in his lifetime with his career and fame which was accompanied by lifelong struggle with Schizophrenia. With his diagnosis of Schizophrenia, he spent his remaining life in the psychiatric hospitals. His condition reached to the extremes that ECT (electroconvulsive therapy was needed to be undergone by him.

Darrell Hammond


Comedian and Saturday Night Live Actor


1955- During Childhood During an interview in 2011 of Hammond with CNN, he told that his childhood was badly and brutally abused by his mother, the trauma of which created and generated the symptoms of Schizophrenia. The trauma he went through his childhood made him commit suicide many times. He was many times hospitalised due to his psychiatric issues and diagnosis of bipolar Schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder.
6 Tom Harrell

Composer and Jazz Musician


1946- In his 20’s Paranoid Schizophrenia He was a top grade composer and jazz musician with which he has been recorded on more than 260 albums. After his diagnosis of Schizophrenia, he took the proper treatment & timely medication which helped him to continue back with his successful career.

John Hinckley, Jr.


Failed American Assassin


1955- Unknown As he was a failed American assassin, he was under the mental training and experience of harming & killing someone and so his lawyer demanded his mental check-up and was then diagnosed with the symptoms of Schizophrenia. Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity, and has remained under institutional psychiatric care since then.

Jack Kerouac


Novelist and Poet


1922-1969 21 He spent a short time enlisted in the US military for some of his novel work to get to know about people there. During his stay, a Navy Doctor diagnosed him with the symptoms of Schizophrenia which was then called Dementia. For his case,  some say that drinking was a self-medication to get rid of the voices heard by most of the Schizophrenia Patients as he used to drink a lot of alcohol after his diagnosis and be at his place only.

Deepika Padukone

Daughter of Indian Badminton Player: Prakash Padukone and a Bollywood Actress

1986 till date 28 Anxiety & Depression She was on the ladders of success but due to overload of work and exhaustion she was diagnosed with too much anxiety and depression. She took the proper consultations with the psychiatrist and proper medication that she has recovered.

Manisha Koirala

Famous Bollywood Actress

1970 till date unknown Acute clinical depression because of the bad married life with her husband. She took suggestions through social media and undergone the medication and therapies. She also fought with the cancer she was also diagnosed of and now has recovered back from both the issues of her mental and physical health and living a peaceful and happy life.

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