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Famous Left Handers

Aug 09, 2016

International Left Hander's Day is August 13th, and some of the most interesting celebs and figures in history have been "southpaws" - check out Famous Left Handers to find out more!

Lots of celebs and historical figures are left-handedLots of celebs and historical figures are left-handedCourtesy of Digital Michaelango

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is one of the biggest names in television, and a billionaire, and guess what - she's also a lefty! She has faced many adversities in her life, but now she's signing on autographs and owns her network!

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey

Prince William

Royal lefty Prince William is in line for the throne of England, and apart from being left-handed, has set himself apart from other royals by excelling in charitable work and joining the air force.

Prince WilliamPrince William

Kate Hudson

Actress Kate Hudson (you may know her from Season 4 of "Glee", or the movies How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Almost Famous) is left-handed, just like her famous mom Goldie Hawn.

Kate HudsonKate Hudson

Barack Obama

Being left-handed used to be something that could hold people back (we're talking like, the Middle Ages), but not anymore! U.S. President Barack Obama, otherwise known as the leader of the free world, is a lefty.

U.S. President Barack ObamaU.S. President Barack Obama

Marilyn Monroe

Little known to most of her fans, iconic movie actress Marilyn Monroe was also left-handed. Marilyn defined what it was to be a movie star and inspires all kinds of people even today.

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe


One of the greatest artists in history and famous for the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in The Vatican, Michaelangelo knew a thing or two about hands (left ones that is.) The fingers touching is one of the most famous part of any work of art ever made (up there with The Mona Lisa's unforgettable smile.)

Michaelangelo painted the ceiling of The Sistine ChapelMichaelangelo painted the ceiling of The Sistine ChapelCourtesy of Digital Michaelangelo
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