Famous people with hearing loss

Published On: Mar 22 2013 07:22:32 AM HST   Updated On: Mar 22 2013 07:25:49 AM HST

(Tom Sorenson)

Actress Halle Berry said she lost 80 percent of her hearing in one ear due to injuries she suffered in an abusive relationship, according to Essence.com.

Around 1 in 5 Americans, or 48 million people, has hearing loss in at least one ear. Among the hearing impaired include several celebrities and historical figures. Some of the people named on the following list may surprise you. Learn more here.


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