Celebrities Famous Left Handed People

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A list of famous left handed people with pictures. People with left handedness, aka "left handers," "lefties," "a lefty," or even "southpaws" have long had to deal with negative connotations within the western world. The latin word for left, "sinistra" is where we get the modern word "sinister". By contrast, "dexterity" comes from the latin word for right handed, "dexter".

Today, roughly 11% of the world's population is left handed. That number surged throughout the 20th century as adults stopped forcing left handed children to use their right hand. Left handedness has become unusually prominent within some professions.

Of the seven most recent Presidents of the United States, five were left handers. Many other world leaders are lefties as well. Generally speaking, left handed people today tend to be seen as more "right brained". A recent study showed that college educated left handers in the United States earn on average 10-15% more than their right handed equivalents.

Who are some of the most famous lefties? Take a look at this list and find out.

Adrian Branch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 54

Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Al Habrosky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Al Habrosky

Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 70

Alan Funt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Alan Funt

Alan Thicke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 71

Albert King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 69 (1923-1992)

Albrecht Dürer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 57 (1471-1528)

Alexander the Great is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 33 (355 BC-322 BC)

Ali Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 59

Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 64 (1917-1981)

Allie Sherman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Died at 92 (1923-2015)

Amitabh Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Andres Gomez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Andres Gomez

Andrew McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 43

Andy Varipapa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Andy Varipapa Dec. at 93 (1891-1984)

Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Anne Meara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 88

Anthony Newley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 68 (1931-1999)

Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 60 (1932-1992)

August Piccard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Left Handed People
August Piccard

Ayrton Senna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 34 (1960-1994)

Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 53 (1895-1948)

Kenneth Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 56

Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 53

Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Bela Fleck is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 85 (1912-1997)

Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Benn Jordan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 39

Bet Bowen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Bet Bowen

Betty Grable is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 57 (1916-1973)

Bill Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 55

Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 71

Bill Mauldin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 82 (1921-2003)

Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 84

Bill Staines is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 71

Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 65

Billy Corgan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 51

Billy Ray Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Blake Schwarzenbach is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Bob Charles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 82

Bob Geldof is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 66

Bob Kipper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 53

Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Left Handed People
age 69

Bobby Douglass is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Bobby Pacquiao is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Left Handed People

Bobby Womack is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Left Handed People
Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)