World Down Syndrome Day 2024: Famous People with Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a condition that affects people's physical and learning abilities. But, that does not stop them from living a normal life. Here are some famous people with Down syndrome as examples!

Leon Harrop and Sarah Gordy

The stars of the very popular BBC's Ralph and Katie. A story of two newlyweds who have Down’s syndrome as they go about their day-to-day lives. He had a role in Brassle, Casualty, Moving On and No Offence too.

Ellie Goldstein

Ellie Goldstein is the first ever model with Down syndrome to be featured on big brands like Adidas and Gucci. She is also a dancer and a performer and has worked in TV shows and commercials too.

Liam Bairstow

The actor Liam Bairstow made history by being the first one with Down syndrome to be featured in Coronation Street. He showed the path to all like him to follow their dreams no matter how hard it gets.

Isabella Springmuhl Tejada

Isabella was rejected by a university to study fashion due to her Down syndrome and was taken to a sewing school by her mother where she learnt and became one the most famous Fashion Designers in the country.

Beth Matthews

Beth Matthews started her modelling career with inspiration from Ellie Goldstein. She has been signed with Zebedee, the same model agency as Ellie that appreciates diversity.

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