NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 06: Snoop Dogg performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented By Coca-Cola - Day 1 at Louisiana Superdome on July 6, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence)

Saturday, August 13 is International Lefthanders Day. Did you know that lefties make up only 10% of the population? Also, people who are left handed score higher when it comes to creativity, imagination, daydreaming and intuition. They’re also better at rhythm and visualization. Some interesting facts about left handers: left hand stroke victims recover faster, they’re good at complex reasoning, they have a competitive edge in sports like baseball and boxing and word is, left-handed college graduates go on to become 26 percent richer than right-handed students.

There is also a website set up for “Left Handers Day.” According to “Welcome to the official site for the 30th annual Left Handers Day! August 13th is a chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face as we live in a world designed for right-handers.” You can visit that site HERE.

To celebrate International Lefthanders Day, we decided to take a look at some celebrities that we didn’t know were left handed. We bet you didn’t know either. Let’s look shall we:

  • Justin Bieber

    “At 8 I started to play the guitar,” Justin said. “Basically when I started playing the guitar, I picked up a right-handed guitar. ‘Cause that was all … my mom had a right-handed guitar in the house. And picked it up and I picked it up left-handed. My mom would switch it the other way. And I would switch it right back to the other way and try to play. It was difficult because it’s backwards. My mom, I think it was for my birthday, she bought me a left-handed guitar. And so ever since I was young I learned on a left-handed guitar.”

    2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 1

    INDIO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 15: Justin Bieber performs with Daniel Caesar onstage at the Coachella Stage during the 2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 15, 2022 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

  • Jessica Alba

    Jessica said at an early age, she was constantly asked by her teachers to use her right hand. She didn’t understand why she was asked to change so there will be times now that you’ll see her using her right hand to sign autographs.

    RH Celebrates The Unveiling Of RH San Francisco, The Gallery At The Historic Bethlehem Steel Building

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 17: Jessica Alba is seen as RH Celebrates The Unveiling of RH San Francisco, The Gallery at the Historic Bethlehem Steel Building on March 17, 2022 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for RH)

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Jennifer writes both right and left handed but plays sports left handed.  She prefers her left hand.

    Premiere Of 20th Century Fox's "Dark Phoenix" - Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 04: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters) Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox’s “Dark Phoenix” at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 04, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

  • Brad Pitt

    Brad Pitt is ambidextrous but his left hand is more dominant.

    Los Angeles Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "Bullet Train" - Arrivals

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 01: Brad Pitt attends the Los Angeles premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “Bullet Train” at Regency Village Theatre on August 01, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    In any photo you see of her she is writing with her left hand.

    The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" - Arrivals

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 02: Sarah Jessica Parker attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

  • Prince William

    The Prince is left handed and his penmanship is actually gorgeous.

    Duke Of Cambridge Visits The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Campaign

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – SEPTEMBER 21: Prince William, Duke Of Cambridge holds a cardboard hand with the names he wrote down of five people he would turn to in the event of bullying, from left, Catherine, Harry, Father, Grandmother, and Grandfather, as he takes part in a group exercise during his visit to Hammersmith Academy to support the Diana Award’s Anti-bullying Campaign #Back2School on September 21, 2015 in London, England. The Diana Award was set up in memory of Prince William’s mother Diana Princess of Wales. (Photo by Matt Dunham – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga is a lefty but despite that, she learned how to play a right handed guitar.

    64th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Telecast

    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 03: Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

  • Nicole Kidman

    Nicole is a lefty however, she learned to write righty for her role in The Hours saying “I learned to write with my right hand for it” she says. “People look at me, like, that’s crazy, and I’m like, no, it was necessary.”

    Los Angeles Premiere Of "The Northman" - Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 18: Nicole Kidman attends the Los Angeles Premiere Of “The Northman” at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 18, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

  • Adam Levine...sort of

    So Adam Levine is ambidextrous: Levine writes with his left hand but plays guitar right-handed. 

    Beloved Benefit 2022

    ATLANTA, GEORGIA – JULY 07: Adam Levine attends the Beloved Benefit 2022 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 07, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Beloved Benefit)

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina says being a lefty affected her acting in a way where she’d need a special gun for certain movies.

    Los Angeles Premiere Of MSNBC Films' "Paper &  Glue: A JR Project"

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 18: Actress Angelina Jolie attends the Los Angeles premiere of MSNBC Films’ “Paper & Glue: A JR Project” at Museum Of Tolerance on November 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)

  • Barack Obama

    When signing the inaugural documents on January 20 2009, he joked, “That’s right, I’m a lefty, get used to it!”

    Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival Premiere of Descendant

    EDGARTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS – AUGUST 05: Barack Obama attends the premiere of Netflix’s Descendant during the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival at MV Performing Arts Center on August 05, 2022 in Edgartown, Massachusetts. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for Netflix)

  • Ben Stiller

    Ben is one of several comedians who write left handed

    Season Finale Screening Of Apple TV+'s "Severance" - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 08: Ben Stiller attends the season finale screening of Apple TV+’s “Severance” at DGA Theater Complex on April 08, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates once said “There’s a little bit of higher variance of talent, high and low, for left-handers. But it’s never been explained”.

    2022 TIME100 Gala - Red Carpet

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 08: Bill Gates attends the 2022 TIME100 Gala on June 08, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for TIME)

  • Cardi B

    Cardi B can be seen writing with her left hand when she signs autographs for fans. 

    Fashion Nova Presents: Party With Cardi - Inside

    LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 08: Cardi B performs onstage as Fashion Nova Presents: Party With Cardi at Hollywood Palladium on May 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images for Fashion Nova)

  • Eminem

    According to Eminem: “I write with the left, same hand I hold the mic with as I fight to the death” – Eminem

    2014 MTV Movie Awards - Show

    LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 13: Recording artist Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for MTV)

  • Gordon Ramsay

    2019 Summer TCA Press Tour - Day 1

    BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – JULY 23: Gordon Ramsay attends the TCA panel for National Geographic Channels’ Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 23, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

  • Snoop Dogg

    2018 Essence Festival Presented By Coca-Cola - Louisiana Superdome - Day 1

    NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 06: Snoop Dogg performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented By Coca-Cola – Day 1 at Louisiana Superdome on July 6, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence)

  • 50 Cent

    "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" New York Premiere

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 15: 50 Cent attends the “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” New York Premiere at Hammerstein Ballroom on July 15, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

  • Ne-Yo

    BET Awards 2019 - Roaming Show

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 23: Ne-Yo attends the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

  • Oprah

    Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life In Focus Tour Opening Remarks - San Francisco, CA

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Oprah Winfrey speaks during Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour presented by WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined) at Chase Center on February 22, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

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