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Celebrities with Lupus

Updated: Apr 18

Some famous celebrities that live with Lupus include

  1. Selena Gomez - check out her documentary on Netflix

  2. Seal - singer, writer, producer

  3. Nick Cannon - singer, actor

  4. J Dilla - rapper, producer

  5. Lady Gaga was previously diagnosed but then re-diagnosed with other autoimmune diseases - singer, actress, writer

  6. Toni Braxton - singer, actress

  7. Kristen Johnson - actress

  8. Trick Daddy - rapper

  9. Shannon Boxx - soccer player

  10. Maurissa Tancharoen - actress, writer, producer

  11. Cori Broadus - Snoop Dogg's daughter

Unfortunately, Lupus can affect anyone. According to,

  • The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, have a form of lupus.

  • Lupus strikes mostly women of childbearing age. However, men, children, and teenagers develop lupus, too.

  • Ninety percent (90%) of people living with lupus are women. Most people with lupus develop the disease between the ages of 15-44.[1]

  • People with lupus can experience significant symptoms, such as pain, extreme fatigue, hair loss, cognitive issues, and physical impairments that affect every facet of their lives. Many suffer from cardiovascular disease, strokes, disfiguring rashes, and painful joints. For others, there may be no visible symptoms.

  • Our best estimate based on available data on incidence is 16,000 new cases per year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are currently gathering updated data for all ethnic sub-populations in the US, so we anticipate this number will change. The fact remains that lupus is a devastating and life-changing disease that currently has no cure.

If you have Lupus, you are not alone! More importantly, there are things you can do every day with diet and lifestyle to help you feel your best with Lupus and control your symptoms!

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