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Celebrities Tinnitus

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 03, 2017

Please note: the following information does not constitute professional medical advice, and is provided for general informational purposes only. Please speak to your doctor if you have tinnitus.


Dealing with tinnitus can be difficult. Many people who suffer from tinnitus feel as though they are alone. However, there are many celebrities who suffer from this problem. Reading about celebrities tinnitus can make you feel better about your condition.

Gerald Butler

Gerald Butler is a Scottish actor who has been in the acting business for several years. He is one of the celebrities tinnitus. Gerald was diagnosed with tinnitus when he was 10-years-old. He is also partially-deaf in his right ear. However, he was determined to not let his conditions keep him down.

Chris Johns

Chris Johns is a singer, songwriter and a member of the band Coldplay. He was diagnosed with tinnitus over 10 years ago. He stated that he believes listening to loud music contributed to his condition. He now protects his ears with plugs in order to prevent his condition from getting worse. He wishes he would have done this earlier in his life.

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck is a rock guitarist. He is also another one of the celebrities tinnitus. He stated in an interview with “Rolling Stone” that the condition is excruciating. He also stated that the condition never goes away. In fact, he had to cancel a performance in 1993 because of his tinnitus. Jeff has had setbacks because of his condition, but he has not let it stop him from pursuing his passion. He has won several Grammy awards and continues to perform.

Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese celebrity. She is an actress, songwriter and musician. In 2008, she wrote about tinnitus on her blog. She had known that something was wrong with her hearing ever since 2000. She was officially diagnosed with tinnitus in 2006. Ayumi finds it difficult to perform at times because of her condition. However, she works hard so that she does not disappoint herself or her fans.

Steve Martin

Steve Martin is a comedian and actor. He developed tinnitus while he was working on “Three Amigos.” He believes that his tinnitus was caused by a gunshot sound.

William Shatner

William Shatner is an actor who has been on television and in movies for over 50 years. He was diagnosed with tinnitus after an on-set accident. He has stated that his tinnitus is both a blessing and a curse. William has committed a lot of his time to help raise awareness about the disorder. He is involved with the American Tinnitus Association.