Ugly People: Meet The World’s Top 10 Ugliest People

Sadly, in the world we live in, there are societal standards that everyone should meet to be recognized. The term “ugly people” is used to refer to people who don’t meet society’s standard of beauty.

It’s a demeaning phrase used to describe people who are not attractive to the eye. People often say “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.” So, someone can refer to you as ugly if you’re not beautiful to them, but you might be beautiful to others.

However, as I’ve earlier established, certain standards are recognized by society. And if someone doesn’t qualify for that of beauty, they are considered ugly.

In this article, we’ll be uncovering a list of the ugliest people in the world. Interesting, right? Keep reading to meet them.

What Is Ugly People?

The term “ugly people” refers to people who are not beautiful.

Wikipedia.org defines ugliness as the degree to which a person’s physical qualities are aesthetically unfavorable.

So, ugly people are those with unfavorable aesthetics. In simple terms, it’s referred to as people considered unattractive in terms of physical appearance. 

This term is often used in a demeaning manner to shame people who do not meet the world’s standards of beauty.

It’s an old phrase that has been used for ages to describe and discriminate against people who don’t look beautiful as defined by some societal standards.

People use it on those they don’t find physically appealing or whose physical features are strange.

While everyone is advised to appreciate their looks and accept that they’re beautiful and not pay attention to what others say, sadly, we can’t stop people from speaking.

Also, while everyone is unique and beautiful, certain things are unpleasant to look at.

Below are some of the things that make you unattractive:

  • You keep dirty nails
  • Your hair is always unkempt
  • Your teeth are dirty
  • You’ve got body odor
  • You wear dirty clothes
  • You’ve got sweaty and stick skin
  • You’re rude
  • You use a lot of swear words

There are a lot of them and we can go on and go on. However, from the look of things, you can decipher that poor hygiene makes you ugly.

And why physical features can make you attractive or unattractive, your character too is important.

Top 10 Most Ugly People in the World

While we’re always curious to learn about the most beautiful people in the world, it can also be fun to explore a list of the world’s ugliest people.

Beautifully enough, some of these people have embraced the label, and take pride in their physical appearance.

Below is a list of the top 10 ugliest people in the world:

Godfrey Baguma

A picture of Godfrey Baguma

Godfrey Baguma, often referred to as Ssebabi, is at the top of our list of the top 10 ugliest people in the world.

He was born in Mbarara, Uganda, with a rare medical condition that made one side of his face swell. Raised by his grandmother after his mother abandoned him. Also, he wasn’t born that way, which makes his story unique.

While growing up he didn’t socialize because of his appearance. But, today he has ventured into the world, as a standup comedian and singer.

Joshua Glen Box

A picture of Joshua Glen Box

Joshua Glen Box has garnered the public’s attention not only for his physical appearance but also for his actions.

Regarded as ugly because of his absent nose and several facial injuries. Sadly, in 2015, he faced charges of child pornography, and he pleaded guilty in 2018. 

These actions have increased the ugly perception people have of him.

Iggy Pop

A picture of Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop, with the birth name, James Newell Osterberg Jr, was born on April 21, 1947. He’s a musician and songwriter, who gained importance as the lead vocalist for The Stooges band formed in 1947.

Also recognized as the Godfather of punk music.

He was also recognized as the ugliest celebrity in America in 2010 after a survey by The Good Surgeon Guide.

Jocelyn Wildenstein

A photo of Jocelyn Wildenstein

Jocelyn Wildenstein was born in Lausanne, Switzerland on the 7th of September, 1940.

She became famous following her marriage to art dealer Alec Wildenstein, a billionaire businessman.

She lived a lavish lifestyle and spent millions of dollars on surgeries to alter her appearance, leading to what many people referred to as a cat-like appearance.

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Donatella Versace

A photo of Donatella Versace (Ugliest woman in the World) after her failed plastic surgery

Donatella Versace came into the limelight as the ugliest woman in the world following a failed plastic surgery that altered her appearance.

The surgery led to a big nose and lips, and a black under eye, with a thin body that doesn’t correspond to her face.

The once beautiful woman suddenly gained recognition as the ugliest after that ugly incident.

Micheal Berryman

A picture of Michael Berryman

Micheal Berryman suffers from Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a skin condition that leads to an anomaly in growth in nails, teeth, hair, and sweat glands.

However, he didn’t allow his condition to deter him from becoming famous. Due to his unusual appearance, he received several offers to act in horror movies, which increased his fame.

Eric Sprague

An ugly picture of Eric Sprague.

Eric Sprague aka the Lizardman has attracted a lot of attention by transforming his appearance to what looks like a reptile.

With 700 hours of tattooing most of his body green, a split tongue sharpened fangs, and subdermal implants, he can pass for a green lizard.

This transformation has earned him a position as one of the world’s ugliest people.

Dennis Avner

An ugly photo of Dennis Avner.

Dennis Avner also called “cat man” or “stalking cat” wasn’t born ugly. 

He rose to fame by transforming his body with different cosmetic surgeries. He claimed that the reason for his body alterations was because he belonged to Hurons and Dakota Indians, known for their tiger symbol.

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Maison Sere 

Maison Sere- Winner Of the 2015 ugliest man in the country competition Zimbabwe.

Maison Sere participated among the 35 participants in the 2015 Ugliest Man in the Country competition held in Zimbabwe.

He won that competition and got the title of the ugliest man in Zimbabwe, with a prize of $500. His distinct features, characterized by missing teeth contributed to his classification as one of the world’s ugliest people.

Etienne Dumont

The 10th most ugly person-Etienne Dumont.

Like several of his types, Etienne Dumont deliberately changed his appearance, earning a space in the top 10 most ugly people in the world.

He has covered most of his body with tattoos, wears weird glasses, and has a five-centimeter ring in his ear tunnel, contributing to his strange appearance.

Final Words

While these people are termed “ugly people” based on society’s standards, it’s important to note that beauty is what people think of themselves. 

And physical features are not the best judge of a person. However, it’s not an excuse to keep yourself unkempt.

Also, this article has provided you with an insight into the lengths people go to achieve fame, even fame as the most ugly people in the world.

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Marymartin Okoabu
Marymartin Okoabu

Chinonso Marymartin Okoabu is a creative writer who focuses on SEO contents and fictions. With more than two years experience in SEO writing, she writes articles for websites. In her spare time, she crafts short stories that explore life experiences. Her creative works have been published on different websites and Love Feast Magazine. She is the winner of the E C. Michael's prize for short stories, 2022.

Chinonso just wrote her final degree paper and awaits the award for a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy from the University of Calabar.
She hails from Ibusa in Oshimili north local government area of Delta state.

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