Celebrities Who Have Skin Conditions


This list is not meant as an endorsement or promotion of any kind but simply to educate and pass on information. The lists is in no means to make someone feel ashamed or feel bad about themselves. Most of us have imperfections, it's ok.

Yes, even celebrities have skin conditions to deal with. Not even royalty is immune. Whos skin do you relate too? Always remember you are not alone.

If you know of a celebrity to add to any of these lists, please drop me a line! Or on the other hand maybe someone should come off still let me know.


Acne is basically a pretty common condition. However, celebs have discussed this problem openly or are advocates with a product in mind.

  1. Adam Lambert (American Singer/Songwriter) has had serious acne many years which he covers the scars with makeup.
  2. Adam Levine (American Singer/Songwriter/Musician) he found having acne as a teen embarrassing. Adam has appeared in Proactiv commercials.
  3. Alicia Keys (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress) says her breakouts were because of stress in her 20s and 30s. She stopped eating dairy and drank more water to improve her appearance. Alicia now has a beauty line.
  4. Ariana Grande (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress) makes it a point to remove all makeup at the end of her day and has finally accepted her problem skin period.
  5. Bella Thorne (American actress/Model/Singer) says she was insecure concerning the little bumps under her skin. Bella was a Neutrogena Ambassador.
  6. Brad Pitt (American Actor) like some had severe acne in his younger years and was left with the scars as a reminder. He may have had them treated with lasers.
  7. Britney Spears (America actress/Singer) gave several interviews opening up about her struggles with acne when first appearing in movies. She began taking a prescription to clear things up. The acne came back when she was pregnant but vanished after the birth of her child. Also has a YouTube video.
  8. Brooklyn Decker (American Model/Actress) posted on social media about her close to 20 years of fighting acne. Brooklyn says products would dry out her skin. However, once pregnant her appearance improved.
  9. Cameron Diaz (American Actress/Author) admits she had terrible skin in her teens and twenties, due to fast foods, that made her feel bad about herself. Cameron wrote The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body.
  10. Camila Cabello had a lot of anxiety about her skin being her main insecurity and breaking out. She came to realize how much it affects the self-confidence. Now she embraces the flaws and is less critical of her looks.
  11. Chrissy Teigen (American Model/Television Personality) talks about her fighting acne routine on Instagram carefully applying her pimple patches.
  12. Daisy Ridley (English Actress/Voice Artist) has been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome that has affected her skin.
  13. Daniel Radcliffe (English Actor) Come on, he was a teenager playing a teenager. Yes, he had acne. There were many breakouts of pimples on the set. Imagine the stress of making all those films.
  14. Dua Lipa (English Singer/Songwriter) gets real on Instagram with acne treatment selfies. She applies spot cream.
  15. Emma Stone (American Actress) found having cystic acne debilitating and embarrassing. As a teenager she was given Accutane for a time.
  16. Jessica Alba (American Actress/Model) suffered from unpredictable skin due to hormonal changes, her diet and lack of sleep. Jessica has a beauty line.
  17. Jessica Simpson (American Singer/Actress/Author) Prescription medication helped in her teens but her acne came back. Jessica launched BeautyMint.com and has written her memoirs in Open Book. She did commercials for Proactiv.
  18. Judith Light (American Actress) suffered from cystic acne the first year after Who’s the Boss. Judith appeared in Proactiv’s very first TV commercial for the brand. And she is still a big user of the product.
  19. Julianne Hough (American Dancer/Actress/Singer) has discussed in media how acne can affect your self-esteem. Spokesperson for Proactiv.
  20. Justin Bieber (Canadian Singer) starting his career as a teenager says holding the microphone so close to his chin caused acne there. Justin has appeared in Proactiv spots.
  21. Kaley Cuoco (American Actress/Producer) had acne as a teen and talks about how insecure she felt. Kaley found Proactiv and became a spokesperson.
  22. Katie Price (English media personality/Author/Former glamour model) has had her bouts with acne. Reports are on many cosmetic procedures including her face.
  23. Katy Perry (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress/Television Personality) says her acne scars made her insecure and she would layer on the makeup to hide them. Proactiv spokesperson.
  24. Keira Knightley (English Actress/Model) is insecure about her acne scars. Keira states that people brutally told her about her skin flaws.
  25. Kendall Jenner (American model/Media Personality) has had her struggles with acne mentioned in interviews. Kendall was once criticized on social media appearing at the 2018 Golden Globes with her blemishes.
  26. Kristen Stewart (American Actress) likes to boost about using Proactiv for her breakouts. And she has used the product for years.
  27. Lili Reinhart (American Actress) In her Instagram stories said she had cystic acne since age 12. This has caused some self-esteem issues. She is a role model speaking out.
  28. Lorde (New Zealand singer/Songwriter) has mentioned her frustration by Instagram stories about dealing with acne. She has grown tired of all the advice that is handed out. Yes, flaws are alright.
  29. Lucy Hale (American Singer/Actress/Television Personality) says you must remove all your makeup before bed. In her 20s her skin became crazy. And she points out the importance of taking care of stress as well.
  30. Mandy Moore (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress) began experiencing acne as an adult. She later went to several dermatologists and an allergist, nothing improved her condition. She was a spokesperson for Proactiv the only thing that did help.
  31. Megan Fox (American Actress/Model) has had acne that left scars behind. Megan may have had laser surgery to help this.
  32. Miley Cyrus (American actress/Song writer/Singer) confessed that she had really bad skin as a child. Miley posted a selfie of her zit on Instagram. Now she says it’s important to wash her face and makeup brushes.
  33. Mindy Kaling (American actress/Comedian/Screenwriter/Producer/Director) posted an acne cream selfie and creates acne remedies in her kitchen.
  34. Naya Rivera (was an American Actress/Singer/Model)was very open about suddenly having acne as an adult and being insecure about it. Naya was a spokesperson for Proactiv.
  35. Olivia Culpo (American Model/Miss Universe 2012) she used to have cystic acne says the most important things for her skin; hydration, sleep and sun protection. And she pushes drinking water.
  36. Olivia Wilde (American Actress) used harsh products to fix her hormonal breakouts through the years. Then she found a natural approach with the True Botanical brand.
  37. Rihanna (Barbadian singer/ Actress/Fashion designer) has had struggles with acne and her skin growing up. When breakouts occur she drinks more water and looks at her diet. She has a skincare line.
  38. Ruby Rose (American Actress) has taken some hits on social media about her flare-ups. One side of her face broke out because of bacteria on her phone during all those interviews.
  39. Selena Gomez (American Singer/Actress/Producer) says her acne struggle is due to the heat and humidity as well as the closeness to the microphone. She treats this with a mask and humidifier.
  40. Saoirse Ronan (American born Actress to Irish parents) used her blemishes to portray Lady Bird while filming. Saoirse didn’t allow this unpleasant visitor to influence her confidence!
  41. Shay Mitchell (Canadian Actress/Model) has not always had flawless skin. When she arrived in LA the weather change and stress with the new show brought some acne. Shay is a spokesperson for Biore.
  42. SZA (American R&B Singer) uses a more natural route, a combination of Manuka honey and hemp oil to treat her cystic acne flare-ups.
  43. Taylor Hill (American Model/Former Victoria’s Secret Angel) has Instagram followers whom can relate to her imperfections. Taylor says she has struggled with acne for a long time due to makeup, travel and hormones.
  44. Vanessa Williams (American Singer/Actress/Fashion designer) she appears on a YouTube video talking about Proactiv.
  45. Victoria Beckham (English Singer/Fashion designer/Television personality) suffered from acne that resulted in scarring and pockmarks. She stated her fourth pregnancy improved her skin.
  46. Zendaya (American Actress/Singer) Some fans are praising the portrayal of her character, on subreddit, showing hormonal acne on the Euphoria series.

Alopecia (hair loss)

  1. Fergie (Black Eyed Peas) traction alopecia
  2. Jada Pinkett Smith (American actress and star of Facebook show)
  3. Jesy Nelson (singer Little Mix) alopecia areata due to stress
  4. Keira Knightley (Actress/Model) from dyeing hair for years
  5. Kristin Davis (American actress)
  6. Naomi Campbell (Supermodel)
  7. Neve Campbell (American actress) alopecia areata due to stress
  8. Ricki Lake (American actress/singer/talk show host)
  9. Rosie O’Donnell (American actress/comedian) due to aging pattern baldness
  10. Sarah Hyland (American actress) due to Kidney Dysplasia
  11. Selma Blair (American Actress) due to postpartum
  12. Tyra Banks (American supermodel/author and TV host) due to stress
  13. Viola Davis (American Actress) due to stress
  14. Wendy Williams (talk show host)


  1. David Bowie (English singer/actor) eye injury as child/pupils different sizes.

Avoid Tanning

Through the decades it was assumed that a golden tan was healthy and thus beautiful. This is no longer the case and according to a StarInsider post, celebrities have come forth to say they don’t tan.

  1. Anne Hathaway (American Actress) follows her mother’s advice and wears SPF every day. Anne may even have her umbrella if walking in the sun.
  2. Brooke Shields (American Actress/Former Model) in a magazine interview said she is rigorous with adding sunscreen to her skincare routine. She stated the importance of protecting your skin from the sun.
  3. Charlize Theron (South African Actress/Model) has stated many times that the key to preventing aging is wearing her sunscreen. And also confesses she is a sunblock fanatic stashing it in her car.
  4. Cindy Crawford (American Former Model) is a SPF devotee and says she has worn sunscreen daily.
  5. Elizabeth Banks (American Actress/Producer/Game Show Host) says she always wears her sunscreen. On Instagram she posted a beach selfie where she had on a striped rash guard.
  6. Gwen Stefani (American singer/Rapper/Songwriter/Fashion Designer/Actress) usually is seen outdoors with a giant umbrella, maxi skirt, long sleeves and her sunglasses.
  7. Heidi Klum (German Supermodel/Television personality) stated in a magazine interview as of early on in her career she avoided the sun. The sun damage was not worth it only to have the tan for a week or two. And she applies sunscreen on her kids before school.
  8. Hugh Jackman (American Actor) has battled skin cancer six times and has posted on social media about the importance of wearing sunscreen and getting regular checkups.
  9. January Jones (American Actress/Model) seems to believe in entire sun exposure protection. She has posted a selfie while wearing her wetsuit, hat and sunglasses in the pool.
  10. Jesse Tyler Ferguson (American Actor) revealed on Instagram that he had some skin cancer removed from his jaw after a regular check-up to his dermatologist. He now reminds others to do their skin checks and use sun protection.
  11. Julianne Moore (American Actress) is a redhead and has a very fair complexion which puts her at higher risk to easily burn in the sun. Julianne takes sun exposure very seriously and has been spotted during an overcast day wearing a rash guard.
  12. Julie Bowen (American Actress) says she never steps out minus her sunscreen. She has developed the habit to apply it.
  13. Lady Gaga (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress) has a skincare regime that of course includes sunscreen. She has also been known to carry an oversized umbrella on a perfectly sunny day.
  14. Nicole Kidman (American/Australian Actress/Producer) has a porcelain complexion that wears her SPF daily and remembers to reapply.
  15. Paul Rudd (American Actor) says he is a big believer and sunscreen is the product that keeps him looking young.  He used to do tanning but no longer does because he doesn’t want to get skin cancer.
  16. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (English Model/Actress) in a magazine interview said she once loved tanning but admits it is bad for her skin. These days she is more careful when outdoors wearing sunscreen daily, a hat and sunglasses.
  17. Sigourney Weaver (American Actress) stated in an interview that she observed her parents battle skin cancer several times. So she never forgets her sunscreen.
  18. Zac Efron (American Actor/Former Disney Star) says he always wears plenty of sunblock everyday especially when he spends a lot of time filming scenes outdoors. Zac encourages others to wear sunscreen as well as no amount of sun is considered safe.


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Bad Teeth

Who I ask you has absolutely perfect natural teeth? You know, I mean they were born with them.

  1. Boris Karloff (English actor 1887-1969) had partials on one side of his mouth these he would remove depending on what the director wanted.
  2. Christie Brinkley (American former model/actress) broke two of her molars in a helicopter crash some years ago.  These were replaced with implants.
  3. Clark Gable (American actor 1901-1960) He suffered from chronic bad breath and severe periodontitis in his early 30s Clark Gable had to have his teeth removed and replaced by dentures.
  4. Ed Helms (American actor) has been wearing dental implants for a while now. During filming for “The Hangover” he removed this for the shoot. His adult tooth never came in.
  5. Ed McMahon (American TV announcer 1923-2009) Well known wore dentures
  6. Emma Watson (English Actress/model/activist) While filming Harry Potter she had to wear partial dentures to cover gap because her baby teeth started falling out.
  7. Gary Busey (American actor) had a serious motorcycle accident in 1988. Dental surgery to replace missing teeth is usually a necessary procedure after an accident like this.
  8. George “Gabby” Hayes (American actor 1885-1969) had bad teeth pulled, he would take his dentures out to get laughs.
  9. George Washington (First President of U.S. 1732-1799) Problems with his teeth throughout life wore a full set of dentures by the age of 57. We have heard the history of his many dentures and the materials used.
  10. Hank Williams, Jr. (American country singer/musician/songwriter) has dentures since he fell off of Ajax Mountain in 1975. It knocked most of his teeth out. It took several visits to the dentist for his reconstructive surgeries.
  11. Mike Tyson (American boxer) it seems he had them knocked out by pet tiger.
  12. Montgomery Clift (American actor 1920-1966) lost his teeth in a car accident and had to wear dentures.
  13. NeNe Leakes (American television personality) admits purchasing a full set of veneers
  14. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (American-Chilean reality television personality/ author) full set for cosmetic reasons. Has appeared as spokesperson for Polident.
  15. Winston Churchill (statesman/army officer/British Prime Minister of United Kingdom 1940-1945 & 1951-1955, 1874-1965) famous lisp, because of numerous lost teeth he wore partial dentures. His dentist made these specially to keep his well-known lisp.

Gaps and Crooked Teeth

  1. 50 Cent (American rapper) His front teeth used to have a gap. Open about his dental work.
  2. Abbey Lee Kershaw (Australian Victoria’s Secret Model/actress/musician) gap in front teeth
  3. Alek Wek (South Sudanese-British model/designer) never thought about fixing her trademark gap
  4. Anthony Davis (American basketball player) bottom teeth crooked lower front
  5. Anna Paquin (Canadian-New Zealand actress) has space between her front teeth and has no intention to fix this.
  6. Avril Lavigne (Canadian singer/songwriter/actress) misaligned teeth
  7. Brad Pitt (American actor) had his front teeth chipped for his Fight Club character when the film was done, he had them restored.
  8. Brigitte Bardot (French actress/animal rights activist) broad gap-toothed smile never fixed
  9. Charlie Sheen (American actor) has gold teeth
  10. Dakota Johnson (American actress) used to have a gap between front teeth, but had it fixed.
  11. David Bowie (English singer/songwriter/actor) crooked teeth
  12. Eddie Murphy (American actor) gap center top teeth
  13. Elijah Wood (American actor) gap center top teeth
  14. Eve Myles (Welsh actress) front gap upper
  15. Georgia May Jagger (English fashion model/designer) front tooth gap does not plan to fix
  16. Jerry Hall (American former model) crooked tooth
  17. Jessica Pare (Canadian actress/singer) imperfect teeth
  18. Jewel (singer/songwriter/actress) crooked teeth not interested in fixing
  19. Jim Carrey (American Canadian actor/comedian/writer/producer/artist) fixed chipped tooth from grade school years ago
  20. Jordyn Woods (American model) decided to fix gap
  21. Keith Richards (English musician/singer/songwriter) once superglued a missing tooth back into his mouth
  22. Keith Urban (Australian country singer/songwriter) gap teeth front center
  23. Keyshia Cole (American singer/songwriter/actress/ television producer) veneers to close gap between teeth
  24. Kristen Dunst (American actress) crooked teeth
  25. Lara Stone (Dutch fashion model) mainly given credit for starting gap-tooth modeling craze
  26. Lauren Hutton (American former 70’s supermodel) used wax to hide gap in shots, unique smile without wax became her trademark.
  27. Lindsey Wixson (American model) gapped front teeth
  28. Madonna (American singer/songwriter/actress) has small gap between two front teeth
  29. Melanie Chisholm (aka Sporty Spice British singer) bad teeth
  30. Michael Strahan (American television host/journalist/former professional football player) has embraced his gap
  31. Mick Jagger (English singer/songwriter/actor/film producer) a couple different times had a gem placed on his tooth
  32. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (American reality star) crooked teeth
  33. Rachel Lindsay (American media personality) gap center upper teeth
  34. Ricky Gervais (English comedian/actor/writer/producer/director) crooked teeth
  35. Seal (British singer/songwriter) gap center upper won’t get fixed
  36. Slick Woods (American fashion model/actress) gap center upper teeth
  37. Steve Buscemi (American actor/director) has crooked teeth
  38. Uzo Aduba (Nigerian American actress) gap center upper teeth
  39. Vanessa Paradis (French singer/model/actress) feels no need to fix the gap in her teeth because she was born with them
  40. Victoria Beckham (English singer/fashion designer/television personality) uneven spacing and gap teeth as a child now has veneers
  41. Willem Dafoe (American actor) gap teeth created short film “Mind the Gap”
  42. Woody Harrelson (American actor) gap front teeth


  1. Alex Kingston (English actress)
  2. Allen Covert (American comedian/actor/writer/producer)
  3. Audrey Tautou (French actress)
  4. Beverly D'Angelo (American actress/singer)
  5. Billie Piper (English actress/former singer)
  6. Catherine Keener (American actress)
  7. Clint Howard (American actor)
  8. Collette (French author 1873-1954)
  9. Cynthia Nixon (American actress/activist)
  10. Emma Stone (American actress)
  11. Esther Povitsky (American actress/comedian/writer/producer)
  12. Eve Myles (Welsh actress and writer)
  13. Felicia Day (American actress/Producer/writer/web series creator) Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity & You’re Never Weird on the Internet
  14. Felicity Jones (English actress/producer)
  15. Freddy Mercury (British singer/songwriter/musician) genetic dental condition giving him 4 extra teeth
  16. Geena Davis (American actress/advocate/executive producer/former model)
  17. Gwyneth Paltrow (American actress)
  18. J.K. Simmons (American actor)
  19. Kerry Washington (American actress/producer/director)
  20. Kristen Schaal (American actress/voice actress/ writer/ comedian)
  21. Lauren Lapkus (American actress/voice actress/comedian/impressionist)
  22. Liv Tyler (American actress/former model/producer/singer)
  23. Milla Jovovich (American actress/ supermodel/fashion designer/singer)
  24. Minnie Driver (English American actress/singer/songwriter)
  25. Miranda Hart (Actress/writer/comedian)
  26. Olivia Colman (English actress/narrator)
  27. Parker Posey (American actress/musician)
  28. Shelley Duvall (American former actress/producer/writer/singer)
  29. Stacy Keach (American actor/voice actor)
  30. Téa Leoni (American actress/producer)
  31. Toni Collette (Australian actress/producer/singer/songwriter)
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Breast Cancer

  1. Christina Applegate (American actress)
  2. Giuliana Rancic (E! News co-anchor) 2011 early-stage breast tumor Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections (book)
  3. Hoda Kotb (American international broadcast journalist/correspondent for Dateline NBC) 2007 How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee (book)
  4. Julia Lewis-Dreyfus (American comedian)
  5. Melissa Etheridge (American singer/songwriter/activist) stage II
  6. Olivia Newton-John (Australian singer/songwriter/actress/author 09/1948-08/2022) 1992 advocate Don't Stop Believin' (book)
  7. Robin Roberts (American co-anchor) 2007 triple-negative cancer speaks out
  8. Sandra Lee (American Food Network star) 2015 DCIS filmed HBO documentary
  9. Shannen Doherty (American actress) 2015 now in stage IV
  10. Sheryl Crow (American musician/singer/songwriter) 2006 DCIS
  11. Wanda Sykes (American stand-up comedian/actress) 2011 ductal carcinoma in situ

Dermatillomania or Excoriation Disorder (Skin Picking)

  1. Elizabeth Hayt (Author/Journalist) has written for Elle
  2. Tulisa Contostavios (English singer/songwriter/television personality/actress UK) Honesty Story So Far

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPNS) type of Keratosis

  1. Morgan Freeman


Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Billie Jean King (American former professional tennis champion) diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2007, blogged “Diabetes Has Met its Match” on dtfootwear.com
  2. Chaka Khan (American musician/singer/songwriter) diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2011 vegan diet
  3. David “Boomer” Wells (American Former professional left-handed pitcher) diagnosed in 2007 type 2 diabetes
  4. Drew Carey (American comedian/actor/game show host) Type 2 diabetes low carb diet
  5. Gabourey Sidibe (American actress/author) Type 2 diabetes, laparoscopic bariatric surgery, This is Just My Face, Try Not To Stare (book)
  6. Larry King (American talk show/radio host) Type 2 diabetes diagnosed 1995, involved in JDRF often speaks publicly
  7. Paul Sorvino (American actor/opera singer/writer) diagnosed 2006 type 2 diabetes along with his daughter have teamed up with sanofi-aventis U.S. as awareness program “Diabetes Co-Stars”
  8. Paula Deen (American former Food network star) diagnosed 2009 Type 2 diabetes, teamed with diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk “Diabetes in a New Light”.
  9. Patti Labelle (American singer/songwriter/actress/cookbook author) diagnosed 1995 Type 2 diabetes , led to cooking
  10. Randy Jackson (American former American Idol judge/singer/record producer) diagnosed 2003 Type 2 diabetes, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery teamed up with “Taking Diabetes to heart” Merck program. Recommends visiting colgate.com.
  11. Sherri Shepherd (American actress/cohost/comedian/author) Type 2 diabetes diagnosed in 2007, great news via Instagram!
  12. Tom Hanks (American actor) high blood sugar for years developed Type 2 diabetes

Type 1.5 Diabetes (aka LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults)

  1. Elizabeth Perkins (American actress) diagnosed with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) at age 44 and has been open about her early struggles with type 1 diabetes.
  2. Valerie June (American singer-songwriter) diagnosed with type 1.5 diabetes at age 27 very open talking about diabetes in media interviews.

Type 1 Diabetes

  1. Ben Rue (American country singer/songwriter/guitarist) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 14. #BuckOffDiabetes campaign.  In 2018, he partnered with Roche Diabetes Care to launch a campaign promoting a medication cost-savings program that also supports donations to diabetes nonprofits.
  2. Billy Talbert (American tennis player 1918-1999) Type 1 diabetes 10 years old
  3. Bobby Clarke (Canadian former professional ice hockey center) diagnosed age 13, Type 1 Diabetes
  4. Brandon Morrow (American professional baseball relief pitcher) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in high school, wears a Medtronic pump, meets aspiring young athletes with type 1 diabetes, and is active with JDRF.
  5. Brec Bassinger (American actress/Nickelodeon TV) Diagnosed at age 8, JDRF Ambassador
  6. Bret Michaels (American singer/songwriter/musician/producer/actor) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at six years old. 2012 won Celebrity Apprentice and earned a quarter of a million dollars for the American Diabetes Association. Advocate for Insulin Affordability & Access Crisis, traveled for both ADA & JDRF. Organized Life Rocks Foundation for kids camp.
  7. Brett Martin (American professional baseball left-hander) 2016 diagnosed Type 1 diabetes
  8. Charlie Kimball (American IndyCar driver) diagnosed 2007 age 22, continuous glucose monitor, campaign Novo Nordisk’s Race with Insulin raise awareness.
  9. Crystal Bowersox (American singer/songwriter) Type 1 diabetes diagnosed at age 6. She is a regular performer at diabetes conferences, JDRF Advocacy, Beyond Type 1, and other diabetes-focused organizations.
  10. Dorian Gregory (American actor) Type 1diabetes at age 9, has served as a spokesman for JDRF.
  11. Elliott Yamin (American singer) visible insulin pump, open about his early struggles with type 1 diabetes diagnosed age 16 and has been active with JDRF and the International Diabetes Federation’s Life For A Child Program.
  12. Eric Paslay (American country singer/songwriter) diagnosed type 1 diabetes age 10, has podcast as Dexcom advocate, performs at Friends for Life conferences and serves on the board of directors for JDRF Middle Tennessee.
  13. George Canyon (Canadian country singer) diagnosed with Type 1 age 14. Public proponent for JDRF
  14. Halle Berry (American actress/former model) Type 1 diabetes at age 22, lapsed into a diabetic coma, keto diet, ambassador National Diabetes Education-Diabetes Aware Campaign supported by Entertainment Industry Foundation and Novo Nordisk
  15. Hamilton “Ham” Richardson (American tennis player 1933-2006) Type 1 diabetes
  16. Jackie Robinson (American professional baseball player 1919-1972) Type 1 diabetes
  17. Jay Cutler (American former quarterback) diagnosed 2008 Type 1 diabetes, 2009 teamed with Eli Lilly and campaign “Touchdowns for Diabetes” funds diabetic camp scholarships. Visits hospitals across country.
  18. Jim “Catfish” Hunter (American Professional baseball player 1946-1999) Diabetes
  19. Jim Turner (American actor/comedian) diagnosed as teenager. He co-hosted the CNBC D-Life diabetes TV show for many years before that series eventually ended, passionate advocate working with diabetes industry partners on various campaigns.
  20. Kelly Kuehne (American retired professional golfer) Type 1 diabetes diagnosed age 10. Spokesperson for JDRF
  21. Kendall Simmons (American former football guard) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
  22. Kevin Covias (American actor/singer/songwriter) type 1 diabetes diagnosis age 11, active in advocacy with Children with Diabetes and the Diabetes Research Institute.
  23. Kris Freeman (American former professional cross-country skier/athlete) diagnosed Type 1 diabetes age 19. He regularly attends and competes in JDRF and American Diabetes Association events.
  24. Mark Lowe (American professional baseball relief pitcher right-hander) misdiagnosed as Type 2 than year later Type 1 Diabetes 2008
  25. Mary Tyler Moore (American actress/producer 1936-2017) Type 1 diabetes age 33, advocate Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDRF), Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes
  26. Max Domi (Canadian professional ice Hockey player) Type 1 diabetes diagnosed age 12. Book No Days Off: My Life with Type 1 Diabetes and Journey to the NHL. Established the Max Domi Fund for Type 1 Diabetes on behalf of Canadians with diabetes. Has a diabetic Alert dog named Orion.
  27. Nick Boynton (Canadian former professional ice hockey defenseman) diagnosed 1999 age 20 type 1 Diabetes wears insulin pump, visits DSkate Milton a hockey camp to educate young players with diabetes.
  28. Nick Jonas (American singer/songwriter/actor) diagnosed Type 1 diabetes he wears an insulin pump, shares on Instagram, co-founder Beyond Type 1 organization to educate kids
  29. Pamela Fernandes (Athlete Tandem Cycling) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes age 4, legally blind at age 21, and had a kidney transplant 1987. American Diabetes Association’s National Spokesperson for the Diabetes Alert campaign and board member with Joslin Diabetes Center.
  30. Ron Santo (American Major League Baseball third baseman 1940-2010) diagnosed Type 1 diabetes. Donated raised funds to JDRF through his annual Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes.
  31. Sam Fuld (American former professional baseball Outfielder) diagnosed Type 1 diabetes age 10. Uses insulin pens. Active with JDRF and SlamT1D
  32. Sara Groenewegen (Canadian former collegiate right-handed hitting softball pitcher) diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes age 9, she is an insulin pump user/does JDRF One Walks
  33. Sierra Sanderson (American Miss Idaho) Type 1 Diabetes has raised awareness (JDRF) she displays their insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) in the spotlight.
  34. Sonia Sotomayor (American Associate Supreme Court Justice) Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a child, she has been open to talking about the condition and recently released a children’s book that encourages children to embrace their differences.
  35. Theresa May (UK Prime Minister) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes late in life, open about her diabetes, and has even been seen in public with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) on her arm. Ambassador JDRF.
  36. Ty Cobb (American Major League baseball outfielder 1886-1961) diagnosed type 1 diabetes late in life
  37. Vanessa Williams (American author/actress/singer/Former Miss America) Type 1 Diabetes as adult. Author of diabetes book for children Healthy Child. Supports many diabetes charities.
  38. Victor Garber (Canadian-American actor/singer) diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12, advocate for Beyond Type 1 and JDRF Canada, and his portrait hangs in Banting House (birthplace of insulin).
  39. Wasim Akram (Pakistani cricket commentator/coach/former cricketer) diagnosed Type 1 diabetes age 30 active in raising awareness.

Gestational Diabetes

  1. Meghan Trainor (American singer/songwriter) 12/03/2020 is expecting recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes
  2. Salma Hayek (Mexican-American actress) diagnosed with gestational diabetes in her forties while pregnant with daughter
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Down Syndrome

  1. Chris Burke (American actor and singer) said to be the first television actor with Down Syndrome. Rose to fame for his role as “Corky Thatcher” on the series, “Life Goes On.”


  1. Adele (singer)
  2. Brad Pitt (American actor)
  3. Catherine Zeta Jones (American actress)
  4. Dr. Pimple Popper AKA Dr. Sandra Lee (American author/reality show and star of Youtube)
  5. Elizabeth Falkner (celebrity chef)
  6. Ella Fanning (American actress) eyelids
  7. Emily Bador (British model and activist)
  8. Jessica Simpson (American actress/singer) Eczema since childhood Spokesperson for Eucrisa
  9. Kate Middleton (Duchess of Cambridge)
  10. Kerry Washington (American actress)
  11. Nadia Sawalha (English Actress)
  12. Olivia Cooke (actress)
  13. Tia Mowry (actress and cooking star)

Epidermolysis Bullosa

Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic disorder affecting around 200 people in the U.S. This presents with painful blisters on the dermis, or the inner layer of skin.

  1. Lucy Beall (Model/Advocate) born with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

Heterochromia (different color eyes)

  1. Alexander the Great (conqueror) one blue one brown
  2. Alice Eve (American actress) left eye is blue right is green
  3. Alyson Hannigan (American actress/comedian) green eyes with brown rings around the iris
  4. Angelina Jolie (American actress) inner and outer circles of her irises are different colors
  5. Benedict Cumberbatch (American actor) combination of blue/green/gold
  6. Bill Pullman (American actor) one a darker look with brown area of the iris
  7. Christopher (American actor/comedian) blue eyes with green inner rings
  8. Colleen Moore ('30s silent film star) one blue one brown
  9. Dan Akroyd (American actor/comedian) one green/one brown
  10. Demi Moore (American actress) Hazel and green
  11. Dominic Sherwood (actor) half blue-half brown eye
  12. Elizabeth Berkley (American actress) one half-brown/ half-green the other fully green
  13. Elizabeth McGovern (English actress) blue darker ring around the outside
  14. Gracie Allen (radio/TV/film comedienne) one green/one blue
  15. Harvey Keitel (American actor) hazel and very dark brown inner circles around the pupils
  16. Jane Seymore (American actress) one brown one green
  17. Jennifer Connelly (American actress) blue/green flecked with gold darker outer circle
  18. Jessica Cauffiel (American actress) one green/one green and brown
  19. Joe Pesci (American actor/comedian) deep blue with brown inner circles
  20. Jonathan Rhys Meyers (actor) blue/green with gold flecks, especially left eye
  21. Josh Henderson (American actor) a medium blue other a rich green
  22. Kate Bosworth (actress) one blue and one a much darker hazel
  23. Kiefer Sutherland (American actor) one blue one green
  24. Marshall Lancaster (British actor) one blue one hazel with gold flecks
  25. Max Scherzer (American pitcher) one eye quite light the other is very dark
  26. Michael Flatley (Irish dancer/choreographer) one green with brown flecks one blue
  27. Michael Schwimmer (American baseball player) blue other hazel
  28. Mila Kunis (American actress) right brown left green surgery
  29. Olivia Wilde (actress) inner circles of irises different color from the outer blue-green
  30. Ralph Fiennes (actor) blue eyes with gold and brown flecks
  31. Robert Downey, Jr. (American actor) chocolate-brown flecks in each
  32. Simon Pegg (Actor/comedian) blue-grey right with brown fleck
  33. Tim McIlrath (Composer/singer) one blue one brown
  34. Tim Roth (English actor) green/blue outer circles dark brown inner circles
  35. Virginia Madsen (American actress) green/one with brown flecks
  36. Wentworth Miller (American actor) one green one blue

Lyme Disease

It may be common for family members to have the disease because of a combination of factors. First, it spreads in people who have imbalances in gut bacteria. Often in relation to diet and people in the household eat the same foods, members often have common imbalances.

Second while LD is not inherited, thyroid-related diseases can be. Issues with the thyroid gland can make people more prone to contracting Lyme disease.

  1. Alec Baldwin (American actor/game show host) chronic 2011 1st time, deer tick
  2. Alice Walker (American novelist)
  3. Amy Tan (American author) 1999 neurologic The Opposite of Fate co-founded LymeAid 4 Kids (book)
  4. Avril Lavigne (Canadian singer/songwriter) 2014 tick bite advocate
  5. Bella Hadid (American model) 2012
  6. Ben Stiller (American actor) 2010
  7. Daryl Hall (American singer/songwriter/musician) 2005
  8. Debbie Gibson (American singer/songwriter) 2013
  9. George W. Bush (Former President) 2006
  10. Jamie Lynn Sigler (American actress/singer) 2015 Wise Girl: What I’ve Learned About Life, Love, and Loss advocate (book)
  11. Jane Alexander (American actress/author) twice! Under Our Skin (film)
  12. Justin Bieber (Canadian singer/songwriter) Justin Bieber Lyme disease Documentary - YouTube
  13. Kelly Osbourne (British actress)
  14. Kris Kristofferson (American singer/songwriter/actor)
  15. Parker Posey (American actress/musician) 2009
  16. Shania Twain (Canadian singer/songwriter) 2004 tick bite Lyme disease YouTube
  17. Yolanda Foster (Hadid) (Dutch-American television personality/former model/author) -neuroborreliosis 2012 Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease 2017 (book) Also daughter Bella and son Anwar.
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Oral Cancer

  1. Bruce Paltrow (American Director/Producer) died in 2002, age 58. He had been diagnosed with oral cancer in 1999; his death was due to complications from oral cancer and pneumonia. There is a fund set up in his name with The Oral Cancer Foundation and family members.


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Earlobe & Helix

  1. Cara Delevingne (English model/actress/singer)


  1. Rihanna (Barbadian singer/songwriter/actress)
  2. Scarlett Johansson (American actress)
  3. Zoe Kravitz (American actress/singer/model)


  1. Art Garfunkel (American songwriter/singer/author)
  2. Cara Delevingne (English model/actress/singer)
  3. CariDee English (model)
  4. Cyndi Lauper (American songwriter/singer/actress/activist) scalp psoriasis later spread to other areas
  5. Dara Torres (Olympic swimmer)
  6. Eli Roth (director)
  7. Jerry Mathers (American actor) spokesperson NPF
  8. Joe Diffie (American country singer)
  9. John Updike (Pulitzer Prize author)
  10. Jon Lovitz (comedian)
  11. Katie Lowes (actress)
  12. Kim Kardashian West (entrepreneur and reality TV star)
  13. Kris Jenner (Kim's famous mother)
  14. La La Anthony (author/actress and TV personality)
  15. LeAnn Rimes (American country singer) severe psoriasis works with NPF
  16. Liam Gallagher (British rock singer)
  17. Phil Mickelson (pro golfer)
  18. Stacy London (fashion expert)


  1. Bill Clinton (Former President)
  2. Cameron Diaz (American Actress)
  3. Cynthia Nixon (American Actress) spokesperson for NRS
  4. J.P. Morgan (American financier/banker/philanthropist and art collector) rhinophyma rosacea
  5. Mariah Carey (recording artist/songwriter)
  6. Prince Harry
  7. Prince William
  8. Princess Diana of Wales
  9. Rembrandt van Rijn (17th century Dutch Painter) phymatous rosacea
  10. Renee Zellweger (American Actress)
  11. Sam Smith (musician)
  12. Rosie O'Donnell (American comedian/actress and author)
  13. W. C. Fields (comedian 1920s-1940s) rhinophyma rosacea
  14. William Shatner (American actor)


Some celebrities display their scars proudly as their character. However, there are a few who rather not discuss or acknowledge a scar. Doesn’t everyone have at least one scar?

  1. Ariel Winter (American Actress) is not ashamed of her scars from her breast reduction surgery and she has been very open about the results.
  2. Bryan Adams (Canadian Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter/Photographer) had deep ice pick acne scars on his face. There have been rumors that he had plastic surgery but no concrete claims yet.
  3. Carrie Underwood (American Country Singer/Songwriter) fell while walking her dogs back in 2017. As a result, 40 stitches were required to repair her lip. After a year she was ready to display the scar in photos on social media.
  4. Catherine Zeta-Jones (Welsh Actress) has a 1½ inch scar in the center of her neck. She contracted a virus as an infant which caused breathing difficulties. Out of necessity a tracheotomy was performed. Opting not to hide it she explains the scar is the reason she is alive.
  5. Danny Trejo (Mexican-American Actor/Restaurateur) has had a tough life. Danny sports many scars from fighting for his survival on the streets, and as an inmate in prison. He was also active as an inmate boxer. In addition, he had severe acne.
  6. Harrison Ford (American Actor) Occasionally his scar has been written into his movies. Ford was driving his car and lost control when putting on his seatbelt. He ended up with a scar on his chin when his face hit the steering wheel.
  7. Joaquin Phoenix (American Actor) was actually born with a microform cleft. It is the mildest type of cleft lip but has left the appearance of a scar between his lip and nose.
  8. R. Martinez (American Actor/Author/Motivational Speaker) in 2003 at the age of 19, Cpl. J.R. Martinez was deployed to Iraq. While driving a Humvee there he hit a landmine and more than 40 percent of his body received burns.
  9. Kaley Cuoco (American Actress) is a trained equestrian she received a severe ankle break after her spooked horse landed on her in 2010. As a result, surgeries were done to correct this injury. The scar formed travels from the top of her left foot and up her shin.
  10. Kate Middleton (British Royal Family) a 3-inch long scar was revealed on the Duchess of Cambridge’s left temple because of her hairstyle, making the news. A spokesman confirmed for her the scar was from a serious surgery Middleton had when she was a child. No more details were given and it was said to be a private matter.
  11. Keanu Reeves (Canadian Actor) according to Rolling Stones Magazine Keanu had his first big spill doing a demon ride on his motorcycle in 1988. He was on a twisting link between the Los Angeles Valley and the Pacific Ocean called Topanga Canyon Boulevard. He now bares a thick scar vertically across his stomach due to his damaged spleen being removed.
  12. Kylie Jenner (American Reality Star) developed a pale, four-inch scar on her thigh from a childhood accident while playing hide and seek with her sister. She hid inside a tall tree by a closed gate. After her sister abandoned searching for her she climbed up the sharp pole protruding from the gate and slipped causing the pole to go into her leg.
  13. Lena Dunham (American Actress/Writer/Director/Producer) has been open about her journey with endometriosis. Lena even shared her hysterectomy scars from 2018 on Instagram. The procedure gave her a mission advocating for women to be themselves.
  14. Mary J. Blige (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress) has never explained the occurrence of the scar below her left eye. But she has now accepted the way she looks.
  15. Michael K. Williams (American Actor 1966 - 2021) in an interview stated that his facial scar occurred from a fight on his 25th birthday. He had gone to a party in Queen with some friends when a male came from behind him and slashed his face with a razor blade.
  16. Miles Teller (American Actor) received multiple facial scars after being ejected out the window of a speeding car in 2007. His buddy lost control going 80 mph and the car flipped eight times resulting in this near-fatal crash.
  17. Padma Lakshmi (Indian-born American Author/Activist/Former Model/Host of Top Chef) has a seven-inch long scar on the outside of her right arm from a car accident when she was fourteen. The family car had veered off the road. She was upset with it at first but has now learned to accept it as it makes her unique.
  18. Princess Eugenie (British Royal) wore a wedding dress that revealed the scar down her back. The princess was diagnosed at the age of three with severe scoliosis and underwent surgery when she was 12 years old. She made a comment about people standing up for their scars and changing the way beauty is accepted. Eugenie raises awareness for scoliosis.
  19. Queen Latifah (American Rapper/Actress/Singer) in 2015 was posing for the cover of Variety magazine and requested that a scar not be airbrushed. As a three year old while playing tag with her brother she tripped over a telephone cord and hit the corner of a wall leaving a mark down the center of her forehead. She made a reply that it was a part of her.
  20. Sandra Bullock (American Actress/Producer) as a child fell into a lake and her head hit a rock. As a result, she bears a small vertical scar showing just above her left eye on the outside corner.
  21. Seal (British Singer) has characteristic scars shown on his face and scalp. These resulted from the skin disease discoid lupus erythematous (DLE). Seal had the skin condition as a teen.
  22. Sean Bean (English Actor) can say his scar helped launch his career. During the filming of the movie Patriot Games with Harrison Ford there was an unfortunate event that left a distinctive scar over his left eye. Ford accidentally hit Bean with a boat hook leading to several stitches. Thus, his “rugged” look was formed.
  23. Selena Gomez (American Singer/Songwriter/Actress/Producer) has shared her story and scars after her 2017 kidney transplant surgery on Instagram. She has said that she is ok with the scars because they are part of life.
  24. Sharon Stone (American Actress) revealed as a child while riding her horse it ran into a taut clothesline leaving behind a scar on her neck very close to her jugular vein.
  25. Tina Fey (American Actress/Comedian/Writer/Producer/Playwright) as a young child a complete stranger approached her in her front yard and slashed the left side of Tina’s face. This formed a scar beneath her cheekbone that runs under her bottom lip. Tina doesn’t publicly explain how this occurred and covers the scar with makeup.

Skin Cancer

  1. Bob Marley (Jamaican singer/songwriter/musician) acral lentiginous melanoma
  2. Ewan McGregor (Scottish actor) cancerous mole
  3. Jesse Tyler Ferguson (American actor) skin cancer was detected during his regular dermatologist screening. Jesse posted on Instagram to encourage others to go for skin cancer screenings and to wear sunscreen.

Stretch Marks

These women are strong advocates for body positivity. They have posted selfies on Instagram.

  1. Chrissy Teigen (American model/talk show host) Instagram post (thighs)
  2. Katie Holmes (American actress) stomach stretch marks cover Vogue Australia
  3. Khloe Kardashian (American reality star) posted bikini selfie (thighs) on Instagram
  4. Kourtney Kardashian (American reality star) stretch marks selfie Instagram
  5. Lady Gaga (American actress/singer/songwriter) stretch marks selfie Instagram


Tattoos are very common. This is not a skin condition, but some may find of interest. Remember I mentioned royalty.

  1. Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark
  2. Lady Amelia Windsor
  3. Mayim Bialik (American actress/comedian) Founder of Grok Nation tattoo website
  4. Pauline Ducruet (fashion designer)
  5. Princess Sofia of Sweden
  6. Princess Stephanie of Monaco

Trichotillomania (pulling and twisting of hair)

  1. Amy Schumer (American comedian/actress) recently came out and announced she has been pulling her hair since grade school. Amy interviewed for People article.
  2. Ashly Perez (Internet personality/video producer) YouTuber and Instagram
  3. Collin Farrell (Irish actor) hair childhood habit
  4. Erin Bateman (Australian TV personality) posted on Instagram
  5. Jenny Lawson (Author/blogger) Furiously Happy
  6. Olivia Munn (American actress/model/TV host/author) eyelashes-speaks openly
  7. Rachel Fairburn (English stand-up comedian/podcast) as child
  8. Samantha Faiers (English television personality/model) hair/eyelashes-speaks openly has YouTube channel
  9. Sara Sampaio (Portuguese model/Victoria’s Secret Angel) eyebrows/eyelashes- raising awareness

Vision Loss

  1. Abraham Lincoln (16th President US) strabismus, the eyes are misaligned and can turn inward or outward. His left eye was naturally higher compared to right and rolled upward when he was tired or excited.
  2. Alice Walker (American novelist) lost vision right eye at age eight when her brother accidentally shot her with a BB gun.
  3. Apl.de.ap (American-Filipino rapper AKA Allan Pineda Lindo, Jr.) born with nystagmus
  4. Bono (Irish singer/songwriter) glaucoma had exam
  5. Brittany Howard (American musician/singer/songwriter) retinoblastoma as a child
  6. Claude Monet (French impressionist painter) cataract
  7. Ella Fitzgerald (American jazz singer) Diabetic retinopathy
  8. Fetty Wap (American rapper) born with congenital glaucoma and had left eye surgically removed as a child
  9. Georgia O’Keeffe (American modern painter) AMD
  10. Johnny Depp (American actor/musician) 2013 blind in left eye and near-sighted in the right
  11. Jose Feliciano (Puerto Rican musician/singer/songwriter) blind at birth due to congenital glaucoma
  12. Joseph Pulitzer (Hungarian-American newspaper publisher) retinal detachment
  13. Judith Dench (English actress) 2012   age-related macular degeneration
  14. Kristen Bell (American actress/singer/producer) right eye strabismus
  15. Larry King (American talk show host) 2009 had cataract surgery.
  16. Mila Kunis (American actress) blind in one eye for years due to chronic iritis
  17. Missy Elliott (American rapper/singer/songwriter/record producer) 2011 Grave’s disease
  18. Ray Charles (American singer/songwriter/musician) Lost sight as a child due to juvenile glaucoma.
  19. Ronnie Milsap (American singer/songwriter) born with congenital glaucoma
  20. Slick Rick (American-British rapper AKA Richard Walters) blinded in his right eye by broken glass as an infant.
  21. Stephen Curry (American Professional basketball player) keratoconus
  22. Stephen King (American author) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
  23. Steve Wynn (CEO of Wynn Resorts) 1971 with retinitis pigmentosa
  24. Stevie Wonder (American musician/singer/songwriter) retinopathy of prematurity.
  25. Sugar Ray Leonard (American professional boxer) left partially detached retina due to boxing
  26. Thom Yorke English singer/musician/songwriter) His left eye paralyzed at birth causing a drooping eyelid
  27. Venus Williams (American tennis player) Sjögren's syndrome spokeswoman
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