Lupus is a common disease that affects millions of people every year. As this is the case, there are a large amount of celebrities that have also suffered or are currently suffering from lupus as well. Some of these celebrities are able to manage the condition well, while others have died from complications due to the disease. The following will take an in-depth look at 10 celebrities that have suffered from Lupus.
Nick Cannon, a TV personality and entertainer, is one of the more popular celebrities to have been diagnosed with Lupus. It was announced that he has been battling this illness in 2012. Since that time, he has become a spokesperson for the disease, making videos and personal appearances chronicling the disease and the affect it has had on his life. In April of 2014, Nick was chosen to be the Grand Marshal for the DC Walk to End Lupus Now, an event that was held by the Lupus Foundation of America. At this event, Nick Cannon spoke to thousands of guests about what he's had to live with as he's fighting Lupus.