The Rolling Stones founder and famous guitarist has or had herpes simplex infection. He got Hepatitis C during the 90s. But as stated by Richard, the disease is treated, and the celebrity credits his immune system’s strength as the reason. This is almost impossible because Hepatitis C stays incurable. Richards stays one of the hugest Rock n’ Roll celebrities of all time. With Mick Jagger, the band’s lead vocalist, 14 of the songs he composed are listed as “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” by the Rolling Stone magazine.