10 Celebrities Who Have Spoken About Being HIV Positive

Charlie Sheen

In 2015 Charlie Sheen revealed he had been HIV positive for four years.

Chuck Panozzo

Styx's bassist Chuck Panozzo is living with HIV after being diagnosed in 1991. 

Danny Pintauro

Danny Pintauro, who reached fame as a child star in Who's the Boss announced he has HIV in 2015. 


Rapper Eazy-E revealed he had AIDS in 1995 and passed away a week later. 

Freddie Mercury

Just 24 hours before his death, Freddie Mercury confirmed he had AIDS. 

Javier Muñoz

Hamilton star Javier Muñoz announced he is positive shortly after taking the lead role in the Broadway musical. 

Jonathan Van

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness came out as HIV positive in a New York Times interview. 


RuPaul's Drag Race star Ongina announced he has HIV becoming one of the first reality stars to share their diagnosis. 

Billy Porter

Last year Billy Porter revealed he had been HIV positive for 14 years. 

Magic Johnson

In 1991 Magic Johnson announced he was leaving the LA Lakers after learning he was HIV positive.