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  • Writer's pictureJennifer Beal Fields

Bipolar and Unstoppable: Famous Americans Who Have Triumphed Over Adversity

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is a mental health condition characterized by periods of elevated mood (mania) and periods of low mood (depression). It can be a challenging condition to live with, but many successful people with bipolar disorder have been able to achieve great success in their careers despite the challenges they face. Here are some successful Americans with bipolar disorder who have been open about their experiences and come from diverse backgrounds:



Bipolar and Unstoppable: Famous Americans

Kanye West: Kanye West is a rapper and producer who has been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder. Despite his struggles, he has released multiple successful albums and has won numerous awards for his music.


Halsey: Halsey is a singer and songwriter who has also been open about her experiences with bipolar disorder. She has released multiple successful albums and has won numerous awards for her music, including a Billboard Music Award and an iHeartRadio Music Award.


Catherine Zeta-Jones: Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has also been open about her struggles with bipolar disorder. Despite her struggles, she has had a successful career in film and television, winning an Academy Award for her performance in "Chicago."

Mariah Carey: Mariah Carey is a singer and songwriter who has also been open about her experiences with bipolar disorder. Despite her struggles, she has had a successful career in music, selling over 200 million records worldwide and winning numerous awards.


Jean-Claude Van Damme: actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has also been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder. Despite his struggles, he has had a successful career in film and television, starring in numerous hit movies and TV shows.


Chris Brown: Chris Brown is a singer and songwriter who has also been open about his experiences with bipolar disorder. Despite his struggles, he has had a successful career in music, releasing multiple successful albums and winning numerous awards.


Demi Lovato: Demi Lovato is a singer, songwriter, and actress who has been open about her struggles with bipolar disorder and addiction. Despite her struggles, she has had a successful career in music and has also been an advocate for better mental health treatment options.


Jenifer Lewis: Actress Jenifer Lewis has also been open about her struggles with bipolar disorder. Despite her struggles, she has had a successful career in film and television, starring in numerous hit movies and TV shows.


Demi Moore: Actress Demi Moore has also spoken about her experiences with bipolar disorder. Despite her struggles, she has had a successful career in film and television, starring in numerous hit movies and TV shows.


Terry Crews: actor and former NFL player Terry Crews has also spoken about his experiences with bipolar disorder. Despite his struggles, he has had a successful career in both sports and entertainment, starring in numerous films and TV shows.


It is important to note that while bipolar disorder can be challenging to live with, it is possible to achieve success and happiness with the right treatment and support. These are just a few examples of successful people with bipolar disorder who have been open about their experiences and come from diverse backgrounds. By sharing their stories, they have helped to raise awareness about the condition and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health conditions.

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