There are many famous people with autism. They include athletes, actors, inventors, business leaders, authors and artists.
There are about 150 famous autistic people I found as part of our research on Ongig’s series on neurodiversity. I felt inspired to list all these amazing people in one place!
The number of people “on the autism spectrum” may be greater than you think. Was Steve Jobs Autistic? Autistic spokesperson Temple Grandin, who was diagnosed with Autism at just 2 years old, told Mercury News that “half of Silicon Valley’s got mild autism”:
“Einstein would be labeled autistic today…Steve Jobs was probably on the spectrum…”