15 Surprising Celebs Who Are Dyslexic

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Keira Knightley

Actress Keira Knightley was diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age but she used it as a bargaining chip with her parents. Desperately wanting to become an actress she made a deal with her parents that she would study twice as hard and in return her parent would get her a talent agent. “I was diagnosed when I was six,” the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star told the “Daily Mail. “I worked hard to get the better of it and by the time I got to secondary school, it was much better. I can read and write – badly – but I’m fine reading scripts. And I did leave school with starred As in my GCSEs!”

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