13 Amazing Celebs Whose "Flaws" Didn't Prevent Them from Becoming Super Successful and Famous

Posted on Jan 03, 2017

It's not easy to have a lot of self-esteem when there is a constant pressure from everywhere to be perfect in every way. And "perfection" is a complicated term. One needs a lot of courage and strength to overcome people's perception (often very strict) of what is beautiful, interesting, and attractive. Here are celebrities who definitely succeeded in doing that.

1. Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone
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This legendary actor has a slight paralysis that affects the left half of his face. There were complications during his birth that damaged his facial nerve. This "flaw" is visible, but he's still the best Rambo or Rocky we could ask for.

2. Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth
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It's little known that Kate Bosworth suffers from heterochromia, a condition that makes one of her eyes blue and the other one brown. A director of "Superman Returns" liked her look, hespecially her eyes, and she was hired for the role of Lois Lane. She later said: "Now the Lois Lane dolls have different colored eyes."

3. RJ Mitte

RJ Mitte
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A mild form of cerebral palsy didn't prevent him from being a model and an actor. He's been a financial support to his family since he was only 13 years old. The most famous role he played so far is in "Breaking Bad," where his character Walter "Flynn" White Jr. suffered from the same disease.

4. Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage
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He's adored in all parts of the world, especially because of his role in "Game of Thrones." His height is humble 4 feet 5 inches, but it didn't prevent him from being famous, beloved, handsome and incredibly talented.

5. Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
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Even though he suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease, he is one of the most significant scientists of our age, especially when it comes to cosmology and exploring black holes. He is also quite funny. Like when he says: "Life would be tragic if it weren't funny."

6. Nick Vujicic

Nick Vujicic
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Nick suffers from phocomelia. People with this rare disease have limbs that are not properly developed, or are completely absent. Nick is a brave man who successfully runs Life Without Limbs since 2005 and he and his wife Kanae Miyahara are parents of two boys.

7. Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow
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She is a 22-year-old model from Canada who has vitiligo, a disorder that leaves parts of her skin depigmented. She spoke about bein bullied because of her condition her whole life. She was one of the finalists in America's Next Top Model in 2014, and you can also see her in music videos for Beyoncé's "Lemonade album."

8. Viktoria Modesta

Viktoria Modesta
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She's a singer and a model from Latvia, who lived in London since she was 12. Viktoria always had problems with her left leg because doctors made a mistake during her birth. In 2007 she decided she will have her leg amputated to save her health. It didn't stop her from making all her dreams come true.

9. Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker
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We remember him from his fantastic roles in "Ghost Dog," "The Last King of Scotland," and "The Butler," and we certainly noticed there's something unusual with his left eye. It's a consequence of a condition named Ptosis but, according to fans, it actually makes his appearance unique and interesting.

10. Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin
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We know her from many famous TV series as "The L Word," "Seinfeld," "Law & Order" but we also know that she is the only deaf actress who has an Oscar.

11. Charlie Villanueva

Charlie Villanueva
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He's a basketball player from the Dominican Republic and he's also a member of Dallas Mavericks at the moment. He has a skin disease which made him lose his hair from all parts of his body. He's also very active in National Alopecia Areata Foundation; that gathers people who suffer from the same disorder.

12. Jamie Brewer

Jamie Brewer
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You surely remember her from American Horror Story, and you may have also seen her at New York Fashion Week, where she appeared as the first female model with Down syndrome in history.

13. Karolina Kurkova

Karolina Kurkova
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This beautiful model from the Czech Republic, Karolina Kurkova doesn't have a belly button! Her media representatives explained: "She had an operation when she was an infant," but she's perfect to us either way!
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