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This list contains information about ambidextrous celebrities and is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, historical figures, and athletes are ambidextrous. Some of these celebrities were born with the ability to use both hands equally, while others were born with a dominant hand and trained themselves to become ambidextrous. Even one of the founding fathers was ambidextrous!

Who is the most famous person who is ambidextrous? Adam Levine tops this list. He reportedly writes and draws with his left hand, but uses his right for most other activities. Basketball player LeBron James thinks of himself as left handed, but he often shoots with his right. He has also been seen signing autographs with both his left and right hand. Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been to known to use both hands. 

Several famous people throughout history have also been ambidextrous. Benjamin Franklin was ambidextrous, but he signed the Declaration of Independence with his left hand. Albert Einstein was ambidextrous, as was artist Leonardo da Vinci, who used both of his hands when creating art and writing, as he injured his dominant right hand during childhood.

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Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Adam Levine is ambidextrous. He reportedly writes and draws with his left hand, but uses his right for most other activities.

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Guitarist, Entrepreneur, Musician, Singer-songwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Love Actually, The Oscars, Unity, Begin Again

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#84 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#10 on List of Famous Jewish Singers and Songwriters

#25 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

#29 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Albert Einstein was ambidextrous, but he was seen writing mostly with his right hand.

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Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist Author, + more

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#4 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#3 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#3 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#5 on Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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LeBron James thinks of himself as left handed, but he often shoots with his right. He has also been seen signing autographs with both his left and right hand.

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Basketball player, Television producer, Screenwriter, Athlete Voice acting

Credits: More Than A Game, 2015 NBA All Star All Style, Trainwreck, Late Show With David Letterman

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#2 on The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

#2 on The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

#13 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#46 on The Best Oklahoma City Thunder Players of All Time

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Benjamin Franklin was ambidextrous, but he signed the Declaration of Independence with his left hand.

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Age: Died at 84 (1706-1790)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Statesman, Librarian, Politician, Diplomat Musician, + more

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#70 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#8 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#1 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#49 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Leonardo da Vinci used both of his hands when creating art, as he injured his dominant right hand during childhood.

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Age: Died at 67 (1452-1519)

Birthplace: Vinci, Italy

Profession: Military Engineer, Musician, Scientist, Inventor Architect, + more

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#99 on The Best Writers of All Time

#17 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#2 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#1 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Nikola Tesla wrote about being ambidextrous in his autobiography. He stated, "I am ambidextrous now, but then I was left-handed and had comparatively little strength in my right arm."

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Age: Died at 87 (1856-1943)

Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia

Profession: Futurist, Physicist, Inventor, Scientist Mechanical engineer, + more

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#35 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#25 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#21 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#7 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Dan Aykroyd is ambidextrous and can write with both hands.

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Age: 64

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters II, Trading Places

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#22 on The Funniest People of All Time

#4 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#25 on Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

#18 on The Best Film Actors Who Got Famous on TV First

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 26 Celebrities Who Are Ambidextrous
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Kobe Bryant is a strong shooter with both his left and right hand.

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Basketball player, Athlete

Credits: The Black Mamba, I Am Bruce Lee, 2004 MTV Movie Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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#60 on The Smartest Professional Athletes

#2 on The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

#6 on The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

#6 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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