This article contains a list of the ugliest people in the world, While most people find it appealing in appearing beautiful, some claim that being called “Ugly” or appearing as one, provides all the gratification they need. While some people were born with an unattractive look or appearance due to some birth complications of rare sicknesses, some people also get deformed due to some known or unknown ailment.
Who Is The Ugliest Person In The World?
Godfrey Baguma is the Ugliest person in the world currently
Some people have taken it up to themselves to look ugly thereby spending lots of money on cosmetic surgeries, body modification and awkward tattoos to change either their face or body structure, while some were results of failed body or facial modification.
Humans have a strong affinity towards all things that are lovely, It is generally more desirable to have an attractive appearance rather than an unattractive one. Science shows that when you possess good looks people tend to perceive you positively and treat you better than the opposite. When you are unattractive, in school you could get bullied by classmates, while at home you might not be your family’s favourite, Others might also find you unpleasant or offensive.
However, if people characterize you as the ugliest person on the planet, it can get you some fortune, Let’s have a look at the 12 ugliest people in the world, the reason for their unappealing looks and how popular they actually are.
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10 Ugliest People In The World
1) Godfrey Baguma
Ssebabi, also known as Godfrey Baguma, was born in Mbarara, Uganda. In Uganda, the name “ssebabi” is quite common. His physical appearance, skills, creativity, and overall personality collectively contribute to his identity. At age 47, he is already married to a wonderful woman whose name is Kate. However, his current appearance is not how he was originally born. He developed an uncommon illness that affected part of his face, it looks like a huge tumour, which significantly altered his facial appearance.
Due to his rare health issues which disfigured his looks, his mother abandoned him, leaving him under the care of his grandmother who raised him to be who he is now. Godfrey Baguma’s story is quite touching he was not born ugly just some rare ailment which altered his facial looks. His bizarre condition denied him many opportunities, such as interacting with others and participating in crowded places like markets. This situation deprived him of several advantages and public interactions.
Labelled as an unusual and odd creature Godfrey’s early years were spent indoors, avoiding interactions with people. He took a brave stride into the world as he grew older.
He decided to compete for the title of the “ugliest man on the planet.” Fortunately, Ssebabi emerged victorious in the competition as the world ugliest man in the world adding his name to the “Guinness Book of Records”. This marked the beginning of his career journey.
Godfrey Baguma is also a singer and a stand-up comedian, He has been married to two women. Unfortunately, his first marriage ended in divorce due to issues of infidelity. He is number one on the list of the ugliest people in the world.
2) Dennis Avner
The second ugliest person in the world goes to Dennis Avner who was born in Flint, Michigan, and raised in Suttons Bay, Michigan, in the United States.
The American man is popularly known for his body modification which tends to increase his resemblance to a tiger. He has had a psychic connection to all feline species, particularly tigers since childhood. Despite evidence to the contrary, Stalking Cat claimed that he grew up in a tribe and that a medicine man named Grey Cloud gave him the name “Stalking Cat” when he was ten years old.
Stalking Cat said, “I’m not a victim of my stepfather,” when asked if he had been a victim of his stepfather “It’s not a lot, but it’s sufficient. I mean, I’ve always had some sort of emotional trauma.”
According to him, major reason for the extensive modification on his body was linked to his ancestry. He believed he belonged to the Huron tribe and the Indian people of Dakota, both of which were associated with the emblem of a tiger.
Overtime, he has received countless injections and medicines that helped in his body transformation process which is to look like a Cat. In a short period, he gained celebrity status as one of the most ugliest people in the world and was invited to many talk shows and events regularly.
3) Mison Sere
The next world most ugliest person on this list is a Zimbabwe man based in Harare , whose name is Mison Sere. In 2012 he was awarded “the ugliest man in the world” at the “Mr. Ugly Contest” in Zimbabwe even though the audience were complaining his ugliness isn’t natural since it was based on his missing teeth, the judges still deemed it fit to crown him the winner of the competition.
According to him, it was an honor to be crowned as the “Ugliest man” in Uganda and since nice looking models make money from their looks, ugly people should be given a chance too.
4) Eric Sprague
Eric Sprague is an American performer who is popularly know as The Lizardman, a man who is recognized for his extensive body modifications. His body modifications includes sharpened sets of teeth like that of a reptile, full-body tattoo of green scales to look like a reptile, a bifurcated tongue, subdermal implants, green-inked lips amongst others.
His green body colors in the form of tattoos, sharped teeth, and divided tongue give him the true appearance of a typical European green lizard, he is considered to be one of the first humans to undergo a successful tongue splitting surgery. At 47 years old, this entertainer holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and was a Ph.D. student before embarking on his transformative journey.
5) The Enigma
The Enigma whose real name is Paul Lawrence according to Wikipedia is an American sideshow performer, an actor, and also a musician who has undergone various facial and body modifications which includes horn implants, ear reshaping, multiple body piercings, and a full-body jigsaw-puzzle tattoo.
Paul Lawrence was born in Long Beach, California, he was raised in Seattle where he began studying music at six years old. In 1991 , he got his first gig as a member of the Jim Rose Circus, after which her performed around the world until 1998, touring with acts such as Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Korn, Godsmack, and once opening for David Bowie.
The Enigma then toured with Katzen, playing music and doing sideshow performances under the moniker “Human Marvels”. In 2007 he performed at the Universal Studios Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights event with Serana Rose in fall, performing various tricks with fire, electricity, power tools and blades. He has also performed at Detroit’s Theatre Bizarre.
He started having his body tattooed since the year 1992 and he later married a lady known as “Katzen the Tiger Lady” who is also a tattoo and body modification freak herself. They have since divorced.
This man has had more than 200+ tattoo artists work on his body and has also undergone various body modification in the couple of years, so you can imagine how much he has spent so far to look this ugly, she is placed at number 5th most ugliest people in the world .
6) María José Cristerna
7) Lucky Diamond Rich
Lucky Diamond Rich, whose real name is Gregory Paul McLaren is a New Zealand-British performance artist, he is a street performer and also an international performing arts festival performer, whose acts include swallowing of sword and juggling on a unicycle.
Lucky Diamond Rich is tattoo artist who is known for covering his whole body with tattoos though he had few body modifications.
Just like María José Cristerna Méndez, Lucky Diamond Rich is known for holding the Guinness World Records as “the world’s most tattooed person”. His tattoos are mostly black and they cover almost every area of his body including his inmate area. Lol.
8) Donatella Versace
Donatella Francesca Versace, who is sometimes referred to as just “Donatella”, is an Italian fashion designer, businesswoman, socialite, and model. She is the sister of Gianni Versace, who is founder of the luxury fashion company “Versace”, with whom she closely worked on the development of the brand, particularly its combination of Italian luxury with pop culture and celebrity. Even though the company was sold in 2018 to Capriholdings, she remains a notable personality in it.
One notable thing about this woman is that she wasn’t born ugly but it seems that nobody could vividly remember what she looked like before the bad plastic surgery. She also looks so thin and many believe that this could be a result of an undisclosed eating disorder that she has, She now has extremely large lips and nose as a result of the botched surgery.
9) Michael Berryman
Michael John Berryman as his full name is an American character actor and has been included on the most ugliest people in the world.
Unlike most of the previous people on this list, Michael Berryman ugliness was due to a rare condition which he was born with called “Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia” characterized by the absence of sweat glands, hair, and fingernails; his weird physical appearance has enabled Berryman to make a career out of portraying characters in a number of cult films, horror films and B movies, He has starred in over 150+ movies and counting..
Michael Berryman is one of the world’s ugliest people in the world who makes a living out of it. He is an American actor who was born in 1948.
10) Jocelyn Wildenstein
Jocelyn Alice Wildenstein is a Swiss socialite who is a billionaire and also a cosmetic surgery freak who is widely known for her extensive cosmetic surgery which resulted in her catlike appearance which you can see in the image above.
According to various reports, she spent around 4 Million on this cosmetic surgery, and the results? Being regarded as one of the most ugliest person in the world. She is said to have made her billions from her divorce settlement which she got from her estranged high-profile husband, Alec Wildenstein who is a billionaire art dealer and businessman based in the United States.