Herpes is a common infections that caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are more than 100 kinds of HSV, some of them do not cause any serious health problem but the other ones can lead to more serious symptoms, especially virus HSV1 and HSV2. They can cause genital herpes or oral herpes (cold sores). It is estimated that more than half of Americans have cold sore, and about 1 out of 6 Americans has genital herpes. It is not exception when famous people get herpes because chances for people have herpes are always higher than the ones they think.
There are a lot of famous people get herpes, so you shouldn’t be worry about your disease. It’s a common disease nowadays.
1. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is known as a famous fashion designer, television producer, businesswoman or model. She was born in Los Angeles, California in 1980. Breakthrough with reality Show in 2007 was a first step in her career and helped her have develop her abilities in many fields. She has gained a lot of awards in her career such as Golden Raspberry Awards in 2013, People’s Choice Awards in 2011 in Favorite TV Celeb reality Star Category or Choice TV Show: Reality in 2013. She is one of the successful women in the United States. She got married to Kris Humphries in 2011 but after 72 days, she announced for divorce from Humphries on October, 31. To appear Miami airport after several months, she was photographed with a bid old cold sore (oral herpes) on her lips. At that time, her ex-husband, Kris Humphries, was sued for transmitting herpes for her.
Rihanna is a Barbadian singer, composer and actress. She began her career in 2003. Her music product, album “Music of the Sun”, was released in 2005 and its follow-up “A girl like Me” in 2006, which charted on the top of the US Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot 100 respectively. With sales exceeding 230 million records all over the world, Rihanna is the youngest and fastest solo artist in the Billboard Hot 100 from the beginning of her career in 2005. She is a young singer who is famous with every music product. In a pre- Grammy party, Rihanna and her boyfriend- Chris Brown were photographed with herpes on their lips. It is thought that they transmit herpes virus to each other. But after that, she had been assaulted by her boyfriend and Brown was charged with assault and making criminal threats.
3. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt is a famous television producer, film producer, Voice acting and actor in the United States. He was born in Oklahoma in 1963 and chosen one of the most attractive men in the world. He began his career in 1987, with some uncredited parts in the film “No way out, No man’s land”. But after 27 years for actor, he gained a lot of success in many films such as Fury (2014), Mr & Mrs Smith (2005) and other famous movies. Brad Pitt has been found to get herpes since he was married to Jenifer Aniston, but they divorced in 2005. Then, Brad Pitt had a date with Angelina Jolie and they got married in 2014. Unluckily, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September, 2016.
4. Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears was born in 1981 in McComb, Mississippi. She is an American singer, dancer and actress. She is known as a pop icon and credited as a influencer in teen pop field during the late 1900s. She became famous teenage artist who sole the best music records of all time. That ‘s why she is called “ Princess of Pop”. She was recognized one of the top 25 teen Idol Breakout Moment by Rolling Stone and Billboard called her the sexiest woman in music. Like other famous people, she also gets herpes. It is thought that she gets herpes when she was supposedly seen purchasing the herpes medication Zovirax in a drug store.
5. David Beckham
There is no doubt when famous people also get herpes, even that person is so strong. David Robert Joseph Beckham is one of the most famous football player in the world. Used to join in football club such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Los Angeles Galaxy, he became the player who had highest salary. Besides, he is a good model, businessman and actors as well. He was born in 1975 in London, United Kingdom and began his career in 1987. Now, he has a happy family with his wife (Victoria Adams) and have 5 children. He and his wife, Victoria, reportedly have herpes.
6. Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice Brown was born in 1989 in Virginia, United States of America. He is a famous singer, songwriter and dancer. In 2005, he was in the Top of Billboard Hot 100 with his first solo and gained a lot of awards in his career. In 2009, Brown was charged in assault girlfriend, Rihanna singer. He was sentenced to five years of probation and six months of community service. He and Rihanna were seen two cases of herpes transmitted.
7. Derek Jeter
Derek Sanderson Jeter is an American baseball player and actor. He is considered to be one of the most consistent baseball players of all time. He played fewer than 145 games in a season and he is also known for his professionalism, he has mostly avoided major controversy in some his scandal. Jeter was born in 1974 and began his career in 1995, he also has gained a lot of award in his career. Although he is famous person and successful in his career, he has allegedly passed the virus on to Jessica Alba, Scarlet Johansson, Jessica Biel, and many other women.
8. Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley was born in 1963 in Alabama, United States. He used to be an American professional basketball player. But now he is a famous spokesperson, announcer, author and actor, he is working as an analyst on the television program “Inside the NBA”. Barkley was regarded as one of the most outspoken, controversial and dominating players during his 16-year NBA in the history of basketball. Like other famous people with herpes, Charles Barkley has been photographed with blisters on his lips that some think could be herpes.
9. Anna Heche
Anne Celeste Heche is a famous actress, director and screen writer in America, she was born in Ohio and the youngest of five children in her family. Heche and her mother, Nancy, have been estranged since her about sexual abuse. She has suffered from her father and she was transmitted the herpes virus from her father, who sexually molested her until she was 12. He died of HIV related symptoms when Heche was 13.
10. Jessica Alba
Jessica Marie Alba is one of the famous actress in America. She was born in 1981 in California. She used to take part in some movies such as Dark Angel, Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four and some others. Before getting married Cash Warren and having a happy life with him, she had some boyfriends. It is said that she get herpes from her ex-boyfriend Derek Jeter.