Despite only about 10 percent of the world's population having a preference for the left hand, there are plenty of famous people who fall into the. Life holds many frustrations for left - handed people – from the Current world leaders who are left - handed include Barack Obama and David Cameron. . Putting on the glitz: Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham at the car. That means that whether you were born left - handed, there are till present; David Beckham the most iconic athlete in football/soccer; Michael.