of known Savants:
Alonzo Clemons - Sculpting
Leslie Lemke - Performer
Derek Paravicini - Music
Kim Peek - The real Rain Man
Matt Savage - Jazz Musician
Daniel Tammet - City Creator
Gilles Trehin - Brainman
Richard Wawro - Artist
Stephen Wiltshire - Human Camera
Brittany Maier - Playing by Ear
Stephen Wiltshire - drawing
Joseph Sullivan - Numbers Savant
Orlando Serel - Dates
|There are as few as 50 Savants in the world today.
50% of Savants are autistics.
The most famous savant is Kim Peek (from Salt Lake City)
who was the person that Dustin Hoffman modeled the famous Rain Man
character after in the movie Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom
Cruise. Kim Peek's IQ is 73.