Beautiful Imperfections: Celeb With Scars, Tattoos and Birthmarks

Scars: Jonah Hill

Scars: Jonah Hill

Hill admits he was a pretty reckless teenager, especially as he was coping with his Mother’s cancer diagnosis. He has a giant scar on his right arm that came from a night out when he and a friend decided to sneak out; his buddy accidentally rolled the SUV he was driving, and Jonah was riding in the passenger seat with his arm hanging out. Jonah’s arm dragged along the pavement and he woke up in a hospital to a doctor questioning whether or not he should amputate the damaged arm.

Tattoo: Kendall Jenner

Tattoo: Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner has the most subtle of tattoos; a white ink on the outside of her finger. Friend Bailey Baldwin got a matching one.

Birthmark: Cindy Crawford

Birthmark: Cindy Crawford

Crawford’s birthmark, a mole above her lip, basically sky-rocketed her modeling career. Women used to pencil in fake marks to look like hers.

Scars: Kaley Cuoco

Scars: Kaley Cuoco

Cuoco, from “The Big Bang Theory,” had a horse riding accident in 2010. Her lower leg was crushed after the spooked horse jumped over her and ended up landing on her leg. Ouch.

Tattoo: Adele

Tattoo: Adele

Songstress Adele started her tattoo journey with the ultra-popular tattoo artist to the stars, Band Bang. She has “Paradise” written on the side of her hand.

Birthmark: Cassandra Naud

Birthmark: Cassandra Naud

Fuad is a dancer with a very unique and large beauty mark underneath her right eye. She exemplifies how to embrace your flaws.

Scars: Tina Fey

Scars: Tina Fey

The funny woman and brilliant writer has a distinct scar underneath her mouth. Fey was actually attacked by a stranger as a little girl, while she was playing in the front year. He slashed her across the face with a knife.

Tattoo: Lindsay Lohan

Tattoo: Lindsay Lohan

Lohan has “Shhh…”tattooed across her pointer finger — the exact finger she would use when telling someone to quiet down.

Birthmark: Natalie Portman

Birthmark: Natalie Portman

Star Wars and Black Swan actress Natalie Portman has a beauty mark (mole) on her left cheek.

Scars: Catherine Zeta-Jones

Scars: Catherine Zeta-Jones

Zeta-Jones has a scar on her neck, from a tracheotomy she got when she was an infant. The procedure was necessary to save her life! She has said: “Makeup artists are always trying to cover it up, but I don’t want to hide it.” She’s proud of her scars. They’ve made her who she is.

Tattoo: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Tattoo: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitely has a delicate, tiny heart outline near her wrist. She also has two other tattoos: a hummingbird on the inside of her wrist and a small star on her foot.

Birthmark: Mariah Carey

Birthmark: Mariah Carey

The diva singer has a raised mole very near her lips, on the left side of her chin.

Scars: Seal

Scars: Seal

Heidi Klum’s ex has shared that he has suffered from Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, which can cause serious skin inflammation and scarring. Although he is now in remission from DLE, he lives with his trademark scars.

Tattoo: Benji Madden

Tattoo: Benji Madden

The rockstar confessed his love for wife Cameron Diaz in the only way he knew how; a chest piece, of her name, in ink.

Birthmark: Billy Corgan

Birthmark: Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan, was born with Klippek-Trenauney Syndrome (KTS), which left a large reddish stained birthmark over his left hand.

Scars: Joaquin Phoenix

Scars: Joaquin Phoenix

This hot actor’s scar is a result of a surgery he had when he was born, to correct a cleft palate. It’s not often that people with birth defects on their face get to make it big. He’s a role model for clefties everywhere!

Tattoo: Angelina Jolie

Tattoo: Angelina Jolie

The actress has a ton of tats. Here she is getting inked up by a Thai tattoo master, Sompong Kanphai, in Bangkok in 2008.

Birthmark: Marilyn Monroe

Birthmark: Marilyn Monroe

Screen legend Monroe had perhaps the most famous beauty mark of all time. She set the standard and even trademarked the exact location where many women draw on a fake beauty mark, or get a “Marilyn piercing.”

Scars: Padma Lakshmi

Scars: Padma Lakshmi

The beautiful actress turned taste-tester has a significant scan on her right arm due to a car accident she was in when she was fourteen years old.

Scar: Kylie Jenner

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The littlest Jenner/Kardashian has spoken out about the long scar on her left leg. Apparently she fell while climbing on over a sharp poll during a game of hide and seek with older sister Kendall.

Tattoo: Taye Diggs

Tattoo: Taye Diggs

Diggs got a tattoo in honor of his sweet son, who wrote the message “I Love Daddy.” Awwwww.

Birthmark: Lily Allen

Birthmark: Lily Allen

Lily Allen has shown off a tiny freckle on her chest, which actually turned out to be an extraneous nipple. Only 2-3% of the population is born with an extra nipple.

Scars: Andy Warhol

Scars: Andy Warhol

The iconic pop artist of the 1960’s was shot by schizophrenic Valerie Solanas after she was rejected entrance into his studio. Warhol later spoke out about the incident and recalled, “Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there. I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. People sometimes say that the way things happen in movies is unreal, but actually it’s the way things happen in life that’s unreal. The movies make emotions look so strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it’s like watching television—you don’t feel anything. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. The channels switch, but it’s all television.”

Tattoo: Reese Witherspoon

Tattoo: Reese Witherspoon

The seemingly good girl has a “darker” side too; Witherspoon has three blue swallows tattooed on her lower tummy. Wonder if she’ll let her kids get tats.

Birthmark: Robert Deniro

Birthmark: Robert Deniro

Hollywood A-lister and “Taxicab” star Robert Deniro has a raised, circular mole on his upper right cheek.

Scar: Sandra Bullock

Scar: Sandra Bullock

Just above her left eye, Bullock has a scar that is often times hard to spot. She received it as a child, when she hit her head on a rock in a lake.

Tattoo: Justin Timberlake

Tattoo: Justin Timberlake

On his upper left shoulder, this former boy-band star has a cross tattooed.

Birthmark: Paula Abdul

Birthmark: Paula Abdul

Abdul is another star with a trademark mole, right on her face. Paula’s is on the side of her face, so it’s emphasized when she smiles.

Scar: Queen Latifah

Scar: Queen Latifah

This actress has a small scar at the top of her forehead. She got the mark playing tag with her brother when she accidentally hit her head on the corner of a wall.

Tattoo: Ryan Gosling

Tattoo: Ryan Gosling

About his tattoo, heartthrob Gosling shared, “I like when [tattoos] look bad, but no one will do bad tattoos. So I did one myself. That’s why it’s bad. I’m waiting to get old — I think old guys with tattoos look good.”

Birthmark: Cary Grant

Birthmark: Cary Grant

The renowned actor had his famous mole removed, mid-way through his career. Hearts broke around the world.

Scar: Sharon Stone

Scar: Sharon Stone

Actress Stone has a scar right across her neck, from a childhood horseback riding accident. While riding, she went right into a close line (full of clothes) and the line severed her neck.

Tattoo: Lea Michele

Tattoo: Lea Michele

The “Glee” star has two musical notes, from the song “Bohemian Rhapsody,” on her shoulder.

Birthmark: Mark Wahlberg

Birthmark: Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is another select few that was born with an extra nipple; it looks like a mole underneath his more prominent nipple.

Scar: Michael K. Williams

Scar: Michael K. Williams

Best known for his role on HBO’s “The Wire,” Williams has a large facial scar. He received it in a bar fight.

Tattoo: Lana Del Rey

Tattoo: Lana Del Rey

Musician Del Tey has at least six hand tattoos, as far as fans have been able to tell. Two of them read “trust no one” and “paradise.”

Birthmark: Goldie Hawn

Birthmark: Goldie Hawn

The fun-loving actress and mom of Kate Hudson has a beauty mark right above her upper lip.

Scar: Kate Middleton

Scar: Kate Middleton

Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge, has a scar on her left temple. It’s sometimes difficult to spot because it’s hidden in her thick hair.

Tattoo: Jamie Foxx

Tattoo: Jamie Foxx

It has been reported that the famous actor Jamie Foxx got his head-piece tattoo as a way to celebrate his birthday.

Birthmark: Enrique Iglesias

Birthmark: Enrique Iglesias

The latin singer had a distinguished mole near the bridge of his nose, but got it removed for medical reasons.

Scar: Mary J. Blige

Scar: Mary J. Blige

The R&B singer has a distinguished scar under her left eye. Mary has spoken frequently about accepting herself the way she is, including that scar.