Celebrities Who Live With Chronic illnesses

The celebrities who live with Chronic illnesses. Celebrities do anything to please their fans. But did you know that behind the spotlight, cameras and advertisements hide things that are sometimes unimaginable? And yes, these are the celebrities we are going to talk about today.

Kim Kardashian, celebrity who lives with chronic illness


8-Kim Kardashian

The reality TV superstar suffers from a condition called psoriasis. It is a chronic skin disease that manifests as red, dry patches covered with scales all over the body. Kim is a celebrity who has lived with the chronic illness since 2011.

Tom Hanks, has type 2 diabetes

7-Tom Hanks

The American actor has suffered from type 2 diabetes for three years. He considers himself solely responsible for his illness, because of his overeating.

Halle Berry has diabetes

6-Halle Berry

American actress Halle Berry also suffers from diabetes. She discovered her type 2 diabetes when she was 23. On a TV show, she passed out and fell into a diabetic coma for a week before her illness was diagnosed.

Lil Wayne has Epilepsy

5-Lil Wayne

The 35-year-old rapper has suffered from epilepsy for several years. He never ceases to prick crises which worry his relatives. His recent crisis dates back to last year. The rapper even nearly died of the disease in 2013.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has Epilepsy



4-Kareem Abdul Jabbar

His diagnosis was revealed in 2009. Former US basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar suffers from slow-onset leukemia. Leukemia is cancer of the blood and bone marrow. The basketball player fights against the disease alongside his family.

Selena Gomez has lupus

3-Selena Gomez

Justin Bieber’s ex had a transplant last year due to her lupus condition. Lupus is a disruption of the immune system. The joints, skin, kidneys or even the heart are the main organs affected.

Magic Johnson has Aids

2-Magic Johnson

Athletes have been diagnosed with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) for 27 years now

Missy Elliot has Basedow



1-Missy Eliot

Like Magic, Missy Eliot suffers from an incurable disease that produces severe radiation. It is nicknamed “Basedow”.

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