Some celebrities with epilepsy include musician Lil Wayne and actor Danny Glover. Both celebrities have gone public with their diagnoses and used their fame to spread awareness about the disorder.
Lil Wayne opened up about his epilepsy after a 2013 hospitalization following a music video shoot. The rapper discussed his battle with the disorder in a post-hospitalization interview, revealing that he has experienced multiple seizures throughout his life. Wayne’s discussion of the disorder helped raise awareness among his millions of fans.
Actor Danny Glover suffered from epilepsy as a child but eventually outgrew the condition. Though he no longer suffers from seizures, Glover is a vocal advocate for epilepsy, donating to the Epilepsy Foundation and speaking publicly about the issue.