10 Famous People Who Are/Were Autistic

Famous people who are or may have been autistic

The name Satoshi Tajiri may not ring a lot of bells, but his creation does. Pokemon was inspired by Tajiri’s love of collecting insects. Collecting is a hobby very commonly found among people with autism and the high-functioning Tajiri is no exception.

So there you go, one of the world’s biggest franchises was given to us by a bug-collecting autist diagnosed with Asperger’s who had to redo high school.