In a 2010 interview with Larry King, Lady Gaga confided that she was "borderline positive" for lupus.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 29
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Singer-songwriter, Actor + 3 more
Schools: Convent of the Sacred Heart, Tisch School of the Arts
Major/Field Of Study: Music
Medical Conditions: Anorexia, Bulimiaalso RANKED
- #7 on The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years
- #18 on The Best Bands Named After Songs
- #70 on Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are
- #100 on Most Powerful Women In The World
Nick Cannon recently experienced near kidney failure due to complications with lupus. Speaking with Larry King, Cannon stated, "I am working past it; I'm working through it. I'm a strong believer in faith. It was scary at the time, but I'm 100 percent now."
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 35
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Record producer, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer + 11 more
Schools: Monte Vista High School
Children: Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannonalso RANKED
- #23 on A Definitive Ranking of Rappers as Actors
Michael Jackson was diagnosed with lupus in 1986. Due to the condition, Jackson stated that he was sensitive to UV light, which is why he frequently wore hats, masks and sunglasses.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: Died at 51 (1958-2009)
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer + 10 more
Schools: Montclair College Preparatory School
Cause Of Death: Cardiac arrest, Homicide
Place Of Death: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Children: Prince Michael Jackson II, Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr.
Medical Conditions: Mysophobiaalso RANKED
Singer Toni Braxton shared her ongoing struggle with lupus on her reality show "Braxton Family Values."
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 48
Birthplace: Severn, Maryland, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor + 3 more
Schools: Glen Burnie High School, Bowie State University
Children: Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis, Denim Cole Braxton-Lewisalso RANKED
- #29 on Celebrities You Want To See Play Survivor
- #43 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever
- #52 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time
- #52 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
The scars on singer Seal's face were caused by a type of lupus that effects the skin and scalp.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 52
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Children: Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, Lou Sulola Samuel, Helene Boshoven Samuel
Medical Conditions: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Discoid lupus erythematosusalso RANKED
- #21 on The Best Singers Who Only Need to Go By One Name
- #43 on The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like
- #116 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s
- #144 on The Best Singers of All Time
Author Flannery O'Connor died from lupus related symptoms in 1964.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: Died at 39 (1925-1964)
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America
Profession: Novelist, Author, Essayist, Writer
Schools: Georgia College & State University, University of Iowa
Cause Of Death: Systemic lupus erythematosus
Place Of Death: Milledgeville, Georgia, United States of America
Medical Conditions: Systemic lupus erythematosusalso RANKED
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