Successful Icons who Love Sleep

Even though they may work around the clock, these hardworking celebs and icons who really put sleep at the top of their priority proving you truly can juggle the best of both worlds.

Jennifer Lopez

When she’s not wooing crowds with her spectacular singing voice and fierce dancing, JLO says that her secret weapon is sleeping 8 hours every night. She attributes the regular sleeping schedule to having a set of twins in 2008.

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO and Lean In author, Sheryl Sebastian loves crossing things off her to-do list, but became a huge fan of sleep once she became a mother.

“”It turns out, when children get enough sleep, everything’s fine,” she said in a HuffPost Live interview. “And when children don’t, nothing is. I realized… I’m like that, too!”

Jeff Bezos

Founder of, Jeff Bezos, has always maintained good sleeping habits.

“I’m more alert and I think more clearly,” Bezos told the Wall Street Journal. “I just feel so much better all day long if I’ve had eight hours.”

Ellen Degeneres

“I’m usually asleep by 11 p.m. and up around 7:30 a.m.,” she told People. “It’s a lot!”

The Dalai Lama

He is quoted as saying that “Sleep is the best meditation” and His Holiness definitely abides by this idea sleeping up to 8 to 9 hours a day.

Bill Gates

The Chief of Microsoft used to stay up all hours of night and took midday naps, but realized he couldn’t enjoy his life with such minimal sleep.

“I like to get seven hours of sleep a night because that’s what I need to stay sharp and creative and upbeat,” Gates said.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry attributes her healthy and glowing skin to the eight hours of sleep she gets every night, which she said helps Berry be at her best.

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