2. MAGIC JOHNSON
The all-star NBA player and entrepreneur famously announced his positive HIV status during a press conference right before the 1991-1992 NBA Season. He found out after a routine physical and claimed that he was unaware of how he contracted the virus, though hr later admitted that he had multiple extramarital affairs during his basketball career. Since his diagnosis, he has been an avid HIV activist and even created the Magic Johnson Foundation to help combat the disease.