Genius Germaphobes


Famous Germaphobes - Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

Known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world, Hughes insisted on using tissues to pick up objects to insulate himself from germs.



Famous Germaphobes - Howie Mandell

Howie Mandell

The creator and star of the children's cartoon Bobby's World and host of the NBC game show Deal or No DealMandel's anxiety affects him to the point that he does not shake hands with anyone unless he is wearing latex gloves.



Famous Germaphobes - Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld 

One of the highest paid comedians ever, Jerry Seinfeld is a self confessed germaphobe. Even his character played on the show is obsessed with keeping things clean.



Famous Germaphobes - Howard Stern

Howard Stern

Another Howard?! How is this possible. Apparently people with the name "Howard" are more likely to be germaphobic. Case closed.