7 Famous Left-Handed You May Not Know

Celebrate these famous southpaws or left-handed people who have been a force in their own respective careers this International Left-handers Day!

Happy International Left-Handers Day! Left-handed people have often been associated with creatives because the right brain works much better. But do you know that it’s not only the arts that the left-handed people are known for? A lot of left-handed people also went on to enter the field of sciences, sports, and politics.

In celebration of International Left-Handers Day, we listed 7 famous personalities from today, and from the past, you may know or did not know are left-handed. Hail to the left-handed people out there!

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was considered one of the most famous left-handed people of his time. He even did the mirror handwriting, which is said to have included messages of scientific ideas that would clash with the Catholic Church. It was also said that he would write or paint left-handed to prevent smudging his paintings or letters.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States joins a number of presidents who are left-handed people. Other presidents on the list include Harry S. Truman, Gerard Ford, Ronald Regan, and George H.W. Bush.

Paeng Nepomuceno

6-time world champion bowler Paeng Nepomuceno is known for using his left hand as a bowler.

Babe Ruth

The legendary baseball player Babe Ruth is considered a lefty and is one of many players who bat from the left side.

Manny Pacquiao

Boxing champion and former senator Manny Pacquiao boxes with his left hand, giving him the monicker of the Southpaw from General Santos City in his early years.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts is said to be left-handed when signing autographs for fans as seen in a video clip in 2018.

Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo

Husband and wife and actors Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo consider themselves left-handed people. In a Facebook post in 2020, Jennylyn wrote: ” Taas kamay po lahat ng mga left-handed!”

Other Filipino celebrities considered lef-handed are Alden Richards, Jericho Rosales, and Vilma Santos.

Who are your favorite left-handed personalities?

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