Donald Trump sleeps 4-5 hours each evening; he is not the one well-known “quick sleeper” – National

For most people, four to five hours of sleep a night can prove destructive. But it seems to be working for US President Donald Trump.

On Tuesday, Trump’s White House doctor said the president is getting a minimum amount of rest.

READ MORE: White House doctors give Trump a medical, cognitive test

“I would say he sleeps four to five hours a night,” Trump’s doctor, Navy Doctor Ronny Jackson, told reporters. “He’s probably been like that his whole life. He’s just one of those guys who just doesn’t need much sleep.”

Researchers claim that the average person needs around seven to eight hours of sleep each day.

But a small percentage of the population (one to three percent) can get by with much less. There’s a scientific name for them: short sleepers — and Trump might be one.

The story continues below the ad

WATCH: Did you know that sleeping naked is better for your health?


Donald Trump Sleeps 4-5 Hours Each Evening;  He Is Not The One Well-known "quick Sleeper" - National


2:16Did you know that sleeping naked is better for your health?


Did you know that sleeping naked is better for your health? – August 15, 2017

Trump has previously said he gets little sleep. In an interview with Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor last year, he said he usually goes to bed at midnight or 1 a.m. and wakes up at 5 a.m. to eat, read the papers and watch TV.

CONTINUE READING:

5 things ex-Donald Trump insiders are revealing in their new tell-all book

According to researchers, short sleepers can get by with less than six hours of sleep and feel awake and refreshed. Trump isn’t the only famous person who seems to get by with less sleep.

Barack Obama: In 2016, The New York Times that he got about five hours of sleep a night.

trending stories

  • Donald Trump Sleeps 4-5 Hours Each Evening;  He Is Not The One Well-known "quick Sleeper" - National

    Canada expects ‘’ weeks of Omicron infections, hospitalizations: data

  • Donald Trump Sleeps 4-5 Hours Each Evening;  He Is Not The One Well-known "quick Sleeper" - National

    COVID-19: Halifax woman tests positive on Cuba vacation, calling quarantine a ‘muddled

Former US President Barack Obama said he didn’t get much sleep while working in the Oval Office.

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file

bill clinton: In an interview with The New York Times, Clinton said that when he was in college, a professor told him, “Tall men often need less than ordinary people, some sleep no more than five hours a day.” Clinton said he had which took over during his presidency.

Former US President Bill Clinton said he runs the country with less than five hours of sleep a night.

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo: In a interview, Mayer said she gets about four to six hours of sleep a night, but catches up by taking a week-long vacation every four months.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she sleeps about four to six hours a night.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO: Dorsey manages two companies – Twitter and Square. In an interview, Dorsey said he spends about eight to 10 hours a day at each company, leaving little time for sleep. “I don’t sleep much, but it’s enough,” Dorsey said.

FILE - Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey also says he - Donald Trump Sleeps 4-5 Hours Each Evening;  He Is Not The One Well-known "quick Sleeper" - National's getting little sleep.

FILE – Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey also says he’s getting little sleep.

Robert Cohen/St. Louis mail delivery by AP

Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo: Nooyi reportedly sleeps about four to five hours a night.

Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo’s chairman and chief executive officer, says she sleeps about four to five hours each night.

Adam Jeffery/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *