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9 Famous People Who Are Allergic to Peanuts  

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This list contains information about famous people who are allergic to peanuts, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, athletes and musicians are allergic to peanuts. Some of these celebrities have even spent time in the hospital after consuming peanuts. One famous TV star has a large amount of food allergies and environmental triggers.

Who is the most famous person who has a peanut allergy? Tennis star Serena Williams reportedly has a peanut allergy, but she hasn't let that stop her from winning world-class tournaments. Jo Frost has several allergies including all nuts, peanuts, crustaceans and rye. She also has asthma which can be triggered by allergens.

Several famous men also have peanut allergies. In 2011, Joshua Jackson suffered a dangerous allergic reaction that forced him to be hospitalized. He is reportedly allergic to peanuts. Franz Ferdinand singer Alex Kapranos had a severe allergic reaction after accidentally consuming peanuts before a performance. Comedian and actor Ray Romano reportedly has a peanut allergy.

With so many people developing allergies to peanuts, do you think that they should be completely eliminated from public places? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Alex Kapranos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 9 Famous People Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Franz Ferdinand singer Alex Kapranos had a severe allergic reaction after accidentally consuming peanuts before a performance.

Source: NME

Age: 46

Birthplace: Almondsbury, United Kingdom

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Kelis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 9 Famous People Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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In 2004, hip-hop star Kelis was rushed to the hospital due to complications with her peanut allergy.

Source: PeanutAllergy.com

Age: 39

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

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Tom Poti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 9 Famous People Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Hockey player Tom Poti is allergic to peanuts, and other nuts as well.

Source: Slideshare

Age: 41

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts

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Brianna Adkins
Brianna Adkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 9 Famous People Who Are Allergic to Peanuts
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Trace Adkins's daughter, Brianna, has a severe peanut allergy. She is also allergic to tree nuts, dairy, and eggs.

Source: Slideshare

Age: 18