The thing about herpes and any sexually transmitted diseases is that all sexually active people, including celebrities (and maybe especially the rich and famous because of the availability of willing partners), are capable of contracting and spreading the disease. And, depending on which one you contract, you may never be able to rid yourself of the ailment, which is why there are a multiplicity of advisories admonishing the public to practice safe sex.
This compilation of athletes and entertainers with reported or alleged herpes includes detailed reports of admitted celebrity carriers and others who were supposedly “outed” by ex-lovers, disgruntled former friends during lawsuits, opportunistic acquaintances looking to use their famous friends’ secrets as currency to come up, and, of course, the ever-vigilant (and often intrusive) news media.
The list of celebs with genital herpes was procured from published sources and media outlets. These sources are responsible for the authenticity of their reports. You can draw your own conclusions.