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Keep your PB&J sandwich and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups away! Several famous actors, musicians and athletes are allergic to peanuts. Some of these stars have kept quiet about their allergies, while others have spoken about their peanut allergies in interviews. One famous comedian was once rushed to the hospital after consuming a peanut!

Who is the most famous person who is allergic to peanuts? Serena Williams tops our list. Serena Williams is reportedly severely allergic to peanuts. Supernanny Jo Frost has several allergies also. She says, "I’m allergic to all nuts, peanuts, crustaceans and rye. I have asthma and that’s triggered by tobacco, severe changes in weather, pollen, strong household cleaning products, mold, animal dander, lilies. And with perfumes, anything very flowery is a problem for me."

“Everybody Loves Raymond” star Ray Romano was reportedly rushed to the hospital in 2001 after inadvertently eating something containing peanuts. He broke out in hives and was having trouble breathing.  Likewise, Clay Aiken is allergic to several things including peanuts, tree nuts, mushrooms, shellfish, coffee, chocolate, and mint.

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Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 8 Celebrities Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Serena Williams is reportedly severely allergic to peanuts.

Age: 35

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Tennis player, Fashion designer, Businessperson, Actor, Athlete, + more

Credits: Hair Show, Charity Jam, Wimbledon 2009 Official Film, Venus & Serena: For Real

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Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 8 Celebrities Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Ray Romano was reportedly rushed to the hospital in 2001 after inadvertently eating something containing peanuts. He broke out in hives and was having trouble breathing.


Age: 59

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Men of a Certain Age

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Clay Aiken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 8 Celebrities Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Clay Aiken is allergic to several things including peanuts, tree nuts, mushrooms, shellfish, coffee, chocolate and mint.

Age: 38

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Singer-songwriter, Author, Actor, Singer, + more

Credits: A Clay Aiken Christmas, D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, The Apprentice

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Josh Charles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 8 Celebrities Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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In 2011, Joshua Jackson was hospitalized for an allergic reaction. He is allergic to peanuts so that was likely the cause.

Age: 45

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Dead Poets Society, The Good Wife, Sports Night, Hairspray, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, + more

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