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DISC Styles of Famous People

Adam Stamm

We are often asked for a list of the DISC personality styles of famous people. Below you will find some lists that I have come across over time.

The “D” DISC Personality Style or Dominance:

  • Donald Trump
  • David Letterman
  • Hilary Clinton
  • Robert DeNiro
  • Michael Jordan
  • Scarlett O’Hara
  • Jerry Seinfeld
  • Barbara Walters
  • General Patton
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Tiger Woods
  • Jack Nicklaus (considered a “C” on one list)
  • Cher
  • Charles Barkley
  • Roseanne Arnold
  • John McEnroe
  • Sam Donaldson

The “I” DISC type or Influence:

  • Jay Leno
  • Bill Clinton
  • Andre Agassi
  • Tony Danza
  • Richard Pryor
  • Will Smith
  • Robin Williams
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Carol Burnette
  • Steve Martin
  • Lee Trevino
  • Peter Jacobson
  • Liza Minnelli
  • Dolly Parton

The “S” DISC style or Steadiness:

  • Charlie Brown
  • Barbara Bush
  • Jimmy Carter (he also has been considered a “C” on some lists)
  • Ted Danson
  • John Denver
  • Michael J Fox
  • Mother Teresa
  • Gandhi
  • Jimmy Stewart
  • Tom Kite
  • Mark O’Meara
  • Mr. Rogers

The “C” DISC personality type or Conscientiousness:

  • Tom Brokaw
  • Colombo
  • Kevin Costner
  • Bill Gates
  • Allen Greenspan
  • Diane Sawyer
  • Henry Kissinger
  • Albert Einstein
  • Jackie Kennedy Onassis
  • Vijay Singh
  • Ernie Els

Here is a list for some TV Shows and the charactors DISC personality type:

  • “Drew Carey Show” – Drew (S), Mimi (I), Mr. Wick (D), Lewis & Oswald (C)
  • “Frasier” – Frasier(I), Niles (C), Dad (D), Daphne (S)
  • “Seinfeld” – Jerry (D), Kramer (S), Elaine (I), George(C)
  • “I Love Lucy” – Ricky (D), Lucy (I), Ethel (S), Fred (C)

This list of some famous people and characters is not scientific, but rather observational and subject, so please take it for what it is worth. Learn more about DISC and the DISC Profile.