25+ Celebrities With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Have you ever heard about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? It is one of the five major types of anxiety disorders and it affects around 1 percent of the population, or 2.2 million people, as reported by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). OCD can be extremely challenging to live with if it goes untreated. Even celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Priyanka Chopra have been said to have suffered from it in their lives.
Who is the most famous person who has OCD? Let’s take a look at 25+ celebrities who are known for living with the disorder. Keep scrolling down and check them out!

#1 Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio suffers from OCD and claims that he let his condition worsen to play Howard Hughes in "Aviator."

#2 Jessica Alba

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"Sin City" star Jessica Alba shared about her OCD in an interview with CosmoGirl stating, "It was like a panic comes over me and I had to do something, and once I did it, I was OK. ... It was me needing to control something."

#3 Justin Timberlake

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Justin Timberlake suffers from OCD which makes him need everything to be organized perfectly. He also only put certain foods in his refrigerator.

#4 Katy Perry

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Pop star Katy Perry suffers from OCD and reveals that she brushes her teeth 4-6 times a day.

#5 Howie Mandel

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Howie Mandel has talked about his OCD. He calls handrails his enemy.

#6 Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz's OCD makes her have a fear of germs.

#7 David Beckham

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Soccer great David Beckham has confessed to struggling with OCD stating that he has to reorganize hotel rooms to feel comfortable.

#8 Charlize Theron

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"Young Adult" star Charlize Theron tells that her OCD keeps her up at night worrying about messy cabinets and closets.

#9 Albert Einstein

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Historians claim that Albert Einstein suffered from OCD, as do many individuals with very high levels of intelligence.

#10 Penélope Cruz

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"Vanilla Sky" actress Penelope Cruz is considered to suffer from OCD.

#11 Charlie Sheen

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Charlie Sheen has OCD and needs everything to be in order. He told Dr. Oz that his OCD even propelled him to fix a stranger's shirt collar at a restaurant.

#12 Jennifer Love Hewitt

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"Client List" star Jennifer Love Hewitt thinks that she inherited her OCD from her mom.

#13 Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin self-diagnosed his OCD. Baldwin spoke of the frustrating nature of his condition stating, "The thing is, you always feel the need to do it, mostly when there's something at stake. Like, I will be leaving my apartment in New York and I've got to go to the airport. The worst possible time is when the bell rings loudest. A voice will say to me, 'Move the snow globe to the right three inches."

#14 Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson had Body Dysmorphic Disorder which is regarded to be similar to OCD.

#15 Rose McGowan

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"Planet Terror" star Rose McGowan has OCD related to agoraphobia.

#16 Harrison Ford

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"Star Wars" star Harrison Ford declares that his OCD is related to his fear of spiders and reptiles.

#17 Donald Trump

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Donald Trump states that his OCD prevents him from shaking hands with people.

#18 Martin Scorsese

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Director Martin Scorsese suffers from OCD and he found out the depths of the condition in his movie "The Aviator."

#19 Roseanne Barr

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Roseanne Barr has struggled with OCD and she shared her experience with Larry King.

#20 Howard Stern

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Howard Stern's OCD formed as a defense mechanism when he was first starting. Stern said, "When I was in college and nervous about entering the world of broadcasting and earning a living, the pressure was enormous. ... As a defense mechanism, my brain had set up an elaborate maze of rituals that kept me from confronting my fear."

#21 Woody Allen

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Filmmaker Woody Allen suffers from OCD and the main subject that he obsesses about is death.

#22 Nikola Tesla

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Historians think that Nikola Tesla suffered from OCD in his later years.

#23 Fiona Apple

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Fiona Apple suffers from OCD and she names it an issue that can destroy your life.

#24 Dan Aykroyd

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"Blues Brothers" star Dan Aykroyd suffers from Tourettes, Aspergers, and OCD.

#25 Charles Darwin

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Researches believe that Charles Darwin most likely suffered from OCD.

#26 Stanley Kubrick

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"A Clockwork Orange" director Stanley Kubrick is believed to have had OCD due to the way that he would shoot an excessive amount of takes when making his movies.

#27 Ludwig van Beethoven

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Researchers think that Ludwig van Beethoven expressed many symptoms of OCD.

#28 Samuel Johnson

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Historians believe that Samuel Johnson is considered to be suffered from OCD.
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