Celebrity life is very much different than the life of ordinary people. It looks like its more carefree and bright but no one is safe from disease and to succeed, you have to cope with difficulties. Famous model Bella Hadid has to be put on a water drip before photoshoots. Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram that the best Christmas present was to win over psoriasis that she’s been fighting for many years.
We have gathered a list of famous people who haven’t given up and have succeeded despite their constant battle against serious health issues. When they opened up about their health problems, they played an important role in helping other people cope with their illnesses.
So scroll down to look at these celebs got famous and successful despite suffering from severe illnesses.
In 2017, Lady Gaga opened up about her fibromyalgia. In 2013, she had spoken out about severe pains she was experiencing all over her body but she didn’t know the reason for them. People diagnosed with fibromyalgia suffer from problems with sleep, muscle pain, increased fatigue, loss of memory, and lack of concentration.
She also suffered from psychological problems as well: she had bipolar disorder that caused insomnia, periods of euphoria, and anger. Her psychological state also had a negative impact on Marylin’s work and filming process.
Kim suffered from psoriasis and she had been fighting the disease for the past many years. For many years, Kim has followed a special diet, moistures her skin with cortisone cream, and in periods of stress, she goes through a course of injections.
After a car accident in 2005, Norman Reedus lost his left eye. The bones of the left part of his face were shattered. During the operation, he got 4 metal pins inserted and a part of his left eye socket was replaced with a titanium plate.
He suffers from epilepsy. According to him, his mother taught him to “tame” the disease. In 2017, the rapper was urgently sent to the hospital after 3 seizures. They don’t happen by accident, they were caused by constant stress, exhaustion, and lack of rest,” said Lil Wayne in one interview.
In 2015, the singer was diagnosed with lupus; an autoimmune disease that is revealed by a rash, fatigue, and joint pain. Selena has regular panic attacks because of the disease. After a course of chemo, her condition got better but some complications occurred and she needed to have a kidney transplant. In 2017 her friend Francia Raisa gave her kidney to Selena.
In 2015, the actor opened up about having HIV. The actor is sure that positive HIV status isn’t a curse but a new possibility and challenge. It’s an opportunity to help others and become a better version of oneself.
At the age of 10, Gerard underwent surgery for complications from an infectious disease. As a result, the actor has the partial hearing loss in his right ear and suffers from tinnitus in both ears. Butler says that he could thank his condition for his famous crooked smile as it became his characteristic feature.