Celebrities are known to be famous, but it makes them unique when they are famous left-handed celebrities.
There is approximately 10 percent of the world population who is left-handed. However, this small number has made a big impact on the total. In every profession, we have left-handers who are excelling in their particular professions. Many A-list actors and famous celebrities in the industry are left-handed. Out of the seven most recent Presidents of the United States, five were left-handers. Many other world leaders are lefties as well.
Here are 10 famous celebrities left-handed celebrities who have made a mark on Hollywood
1. Keanu Reeves
The Canadian Actor, Keanu Reeves is perhaps the most famous left-handed celebrity. An interesting fact is that Reeves generally appears to be right-handed in movies. Keanu is left-handed, although he plays bass with his bandmates Dogstar and Becky right-handed.
He gives autographs with his left hand and shoots a gun with the right hand on-screen. The actor climbed the ladders of fame from Speed, The Matrix trilogy and his latest John Wick franchise.
2. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is an American actor who is another famous left-handed celebrity. He is a naturally born left hand but was forced by his teachers to write with his right hand.
In the movie War of the Worlds, Tom throws the ball right-handed, if you carefully see he throws like a girl. Maybe they didn’t have a left-hander glove.
3. Sir Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney is perhaps the most famous left-hander celebrity in music. He struggled to play right-handed, but then saw a picture of Slim Whitman playing left-handed.
McCartney realized that he could reverse the guitar, reverse the strings, and pick with the left hand
4. Bruce Willis
Walter Bruce Willis is another American actor and perhaps the famous action hero of the 90s. He has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD.
Bruce is strict with his directors on acting left-handed in the movies. However, he was forced in The Sixth Sense to look like he is writing right-handed.
5. Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman is left-hander. But he can’t use his fingers. In 2008, he broke his left shoulder, arm, and elbow in a car crash. He had surgery to repair nerve damage in his arm and shoulder.
To prevent blood pooling due to non-movement, he wears a compression glove. He stated in an interview that he is left-handed but cannot move the fingers of his left hand.
6. Jim Carrey
James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor who is perhaps the most famous left-handed comedian on the planet.
Jim does use his right hand. From eating to signing autographs everything he does is with his right hand. But Jim Carrey is left-handed or at a minimum even ambidextrous.
7. Nicole Kidman
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, one of the top Hollywood stars is a famous left-handled celebrity. She deserves to be the top recognized lefty.
Kidman has won the Oscar for best actress category, Golden Globe, and was also the winner of the best actress in a leading role category at the Bafta Film Awards for “The Hours”.
8. Julia Roberts
Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress has won three Golden Globe Awards. She is a leading lady in Hollywood.
Her most famous character was Vivian from “Pretty Woman”. She’s one of the most iconic actors of all-time and she signs her autographs with her left hand.
9. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber, Canadian singer-songwriter and actor had to initially adapt to use right-handed tools. But he is one of the most famous left-handed celebrities.
His mother had a right-handed guitar in the house and he used to play it left-handed. She eventually bought him his own left-handed guitar for his birthday.
10. Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman is the Australian actor who has starred as Wolverine in the X-Men movies.
His left claw might be slightly more painful if you have seen the scene properly. He does most of his work left-handedly.