Lizzie Velásquez

1989 - Today

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Elizabeth Anne Velásquez (; born March 13, 1989) is an American motivational speaker, activist, author, and YouTuber. She was born with an extremely rare congenital disease called Marfanoid–progeroid–lipodystrophy syndrome that, among other symptoms, prevents her from accumulating body fat and gaining weight. Her conditions resulted in bullying during her childhood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lizzie Velásquez has received more than 2,892,270 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lizzie Velásquez is the 495th most popular social activist (down from 421st in 2019), the 12,668th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,337th in 2019) and the 91st most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Lizzie Velásquez ranks 495 out of 544Before her are Mosab Hassan Yousef, Edith Windsor, Maryam Namazie, Valery Levaneuski, Latifa Ibn Ziaten, and Bogaletch Gebre. After her are Jadav Payeng, Ashin Wirathu, Reyhaneh Jabbari, David Kato, Peter Tatchell, and Ronan Farrow.

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Among people born in 1989, Lizzie Velásquez ranks 312Before her are Andrea Iannone, Pablo Piatti, Mackenzie Rosman, Rila Fukushima, Ion Izagirre, and Yury Gazinsky. After her are Jozy Altidore, Diana Hajiyeva, Andreas Samaris, Munir Mohand Mohamedi, Julian Schieber, and Diafra Sakho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lizzie Velásquez ranks 12,668 out of 15,968Before her are Ryan Lochte (1984), Daniel Schmidt (1992), Tracee Ellis Ross (1972), Luther Ingram (1937), Adam Hicks (1992), and Glen Morgan (1947). After her are T-Pain (1985), Anne Ramsay (1960), Camren Bicondova (1999), William Oefelein (1965), Jozy Altidore (1989), and Larisa Oleynik (1981).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Lizzie Velásquez ranks 91Before her are Dick Gregory (1932), Matthew Shepard (1976), Bill Ayers (1944), Jack Thompson (1951), Walter Reuther (1907), and Edith Windsor (1929). After her are Ronan Farrow (1987), Tarana Burke (1973), Cindy Sheehan (1957), Linda Sarsour (1980), and Emma González (1999).

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