14 Famous People With Vertigo

List of Famous People with Vertigo ranked by fame and popularity. Vertigo is a type of dizziness that can effect an individual’s balance. Often a person suffering from vertigo will feel like he is moving when he is standing still. Inner ear conditions can make a person feel the dizzying effects of vertigo. Vertigo can be treated by adjusting diet, taking medications and undergoing surgery.

Who is the most famous person who suffers with vertigo? Janet Jackson tops our list. In 2008, Jackson had to postpone nine shows because severe migraines were causing her to have vertigo. The pop star felt symptoms including dizziness and imbalance. Other famous women who suffer from vertigo include Peggy Lee, Kristin Chenoweth and Katie Leclerc.

NBA superstar says that the reason he falls down so much is that he suffers from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. James was being criticized for “flopping” by fellow NBA players and the media, when he responded, “I just wish people understood the illness that I have, and not rush to judge so quickly.” Other famous men with vertigo include , Alan Shepard and George Clinton.

Janet Jackson

In 2008, Janet Jackson had to postpone nine shows because severe migraines were causing her to have vertigo.

Nicolas Cage

“Con Air” star Nicolas Cage suffers from vertigo.

LeBron James

NBA superstar LeBron James says that he suffers from Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

Alan Shepard

NASA astronaut Alan Shepard suffered from Ménière’s disease, an inner ear condition that’s symptoms includes vertigo.

Vincent van Gogh

Historians believe that Vincent van Gogh suffered from tinnitus, of which the symptoms include ringing in the ears and vertigo.

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee suffered from Ménière’s disease, an inner ear condition that’s symptoms includes vertigo.

Philip K. Dick

Author Philip K. Dick suffered from attacks of vertigo.

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson suffered from Ménière’s disease, an inner ear condition that’s symptoms includes vertigo.

Kristin Chenoweth

Actress Kristin Chenoweth suffers from Ménière’s disease, an inner ear condition that’s symptoms includes vertigo.

George Clinton

Parliament Funkadelic musician George Clinton is said to suffer from vertigo.

David Duval

Professional golfer David Duval suffers from a form of vertigo.

Nick Esasky

MLB player Nick Esaky was forced in to early retirement after his vertigo symptoms became increasingly severe.  He only played nine games.

Katie Leclerc

Actress Katie Leclerc suffers from Ménière’s disease, an inner ear condition that’s symptoms includes vertigo.

Richard Lugar

Politician Richard Lugar reportedly suffers from vertigo.