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Being ugly is part of human diversity. Not every one can be good looking, handsome, beautiful, cute, pretty, you name it. There are some out there who are just way off the mark, one may revolt at their sight, one may even mistake them for some other creature.
However, such people should not be ostracized in any form because of their degree of ugliness, of course, they didn’t create themselves that way, no one would. These special types of people exist to diversify human existence. “Without ugliness, beauty can’t be appreciated”. So if you think you’re ugly or probably your friend or someone else is ugly, well maybe you will have a rethink after reading this article.
Top 10 Ugliest Person’s – Ugliest Man in the World
- Godfrey Baguma
- Eric Sprague
- The Enigma
- Dennis Avner
- Mison Sere
- MARÍA JOSÉ CRISTERNA
- Lucky Diamond Rich
- DONATELLA VERSACE
- MICHAEL BERRYMAN
- JOCELYN WILDENSTEIN
This article centers on the top ten (10) ugliest people across the globe, with one being elaborately detailed:
1. GODFREY BAGUMA
Godfrey Baguma is an Ugandan, born in 1973 (48 years, 2021) at Mbarara, he is the only son of his parent. The story of Baguma started very sadly. Sometimes after his birth, his mother realized what horror she had as a son. What an act of cruelty! Because of this, she abandoned him and went awol. His grandmother, however, took him and raised him, not minding how he looks.
He was not actually born ugly, it all started when he was about ten (10) years of age, that he began to notice some strange tumor-like outgrow around his head, cheek and neck. The outgrowth was so severe that it turned him into a very ugly boy. Because of this, he is often dubbed as “Ssebabi” – meaning “the ugliest of all”. He was often made fun of by his peers, “you look like a strange creature”, they would often taunt. He was denied certain privileges which includes freedom. All these often pierced his self esteem.
Being a weirdo didn’t stop him from living a normal life. He went into shoemaking as a trade to meet both ends, but it just wasn’t enough. Since he has a grotesque appearance, there wasn’t much job opportunities for him, however, he continued in his shoe making, hoping, one day, things will get better.
Well as the saying goes “no condition is permanent”, Baguma’s life eventually experienced a change- One fateful day, a man who worked at an entertainment industry came to his shop. He told him about the “World’s Ugliest Man Competition”, having nothing to lose, Baguma signed up for the competition. In the long run, Baguma won the title, he is indeed very ugly, his ugliness brought him to lime light.
After the competition, his pictures went viral, making him famous. His self esteemed was at the roof. He saw this as an opportunity to boost his standard of living through his given talents, talents that many had never cared to appreciate. Thanks to the man who introduced the competition to him.
Baguma is not just ugly and all that, he has a flair for music and naturally funny – comedian. He started his musical career as an African pop musician, releasing several albums, all of which went viral. One of his albums – “abate”, hit a whooping 3,000,000 (3 million) views, others also span thousands of views. Baguma’s life began to get better.
Later, what everyone least expected of Baguma happened, he got married! Someone still fell in love with the world’s most Ugliest Man. His wife was even a good looking woman. So if you think you can’t get a beauty as a wife cause you are not handsome, learn from Baguma.
Although Baguma married two wives, he is now settled with the second one. His first marriage produced two (2) kids, afterwards got to an end due to infidelity issues with his wife. Later, he met Kate Namanda, the woman whom has always seen the best in him. She said “Godfrey’s not handsome on the outside, but he has a good heart”, “I wish people would see him the way I see him.” Her marriage with her produced six (6) children, so current number of his children is eight (8).
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Some times later, Baguma feared that he might pass the abnormality to his children as they grow too, plus he began to notice difficulty in his breathing. He said:
“Right now I am afraid because I have a little daughter who kind of resembles me”.
“I look at her head and I believe that she might look like me”.
“Sometimes I worry because my children are still very young. I worry about what would happen to them if I died. I think about that a lot now.”
Tony Wilson, the head of medicine at Mbarara Hospital in the Western region of Uganda came to his rescue. He carried out several tests on him.
After Godfrey’s health began declining, Tony Wilson, head of medicine at Mbarara Hospital in the western region of Uganda, decided to carry out tests to diagnose him. According to Dr Wilson, Baguma suffers a very widespread abnormality in his head and extending to various parts of his brain. He also made it known that his posture is compressing his chest. This made his breathing difficult.
Six weeks after the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan by the doctor. His condition was fully diagnosed. According the doctor Wilson’s test at Mbarara Hospital in the Western region of Uganda, Baguma suffers from a very rare congenital disease known as fibrodysplasia, which later manifested as he grew. This condition affects the growth and placement of cells and tissues in his body. The Doc however assured him that with the correct medication in place, he can manage the disease. And to his greatest joy, his condition cannot be passed to his children.
Below are other words of Baguma:
“I was scared to go out and mix with people. People would say I wasn’t a human being, that I looked like a strange creature, but now I have to accept how I look.”
“Now I’ve got friends. People call me to go to their shows and give me money, it helps me take care of my children.”
2. ERIC SPRAGUE
Eric Sprague is an American based performer. This man is widely known for his very abnormal body modification, virtually all his body is altered with tattoos. These tattoos are not just casual, they were made with sophisticated devices. All these body alterations were done in such a way that he looks like a typical green lizard, he even has some lizard abilities!
His looks however was hideous, it made him look strange, like some kind of alienated human being. Because of this, he is professionally known as “The Lizardman”.
Anyone born with a strangely deformed face would of course, wish to be normal. The reverse was the case of Eric. He intentionally made himself very ugly, probably to be a unique performer or something, how surprising.
His body modifications include green-inked, a full-body tattoo of green scales, a bifurcated tongue, a sharpened set of teeth, subdermal implants and some other surgical alterations.
Before his quest of modification, the 47-year-old entertainer holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He also has a Ph.D.
3. THE ENIGMA
The Enigma is an American actor and stage performer. Enigma has gone through several body modifications and surgeries. Some amongst many of her body alterations are several body piercings, horn implants, ear reshaping, and a special type of tattoo; full-body jigsaw-puzzle tattoo.
Enigma had been a tattoo freak for years back, as far back as 1992. Later in life, he met Katzen, a tattoo freak like him, popularly known as the “Tiger Lady”, this lady also has multiple tattoos on her body. They later got married, not long, they divorced.
More than two hundred (200) tattoo artists and body modification experts have worked on his skin just to give him this look.
4. DENNIS AVNER
Dennis Avner is another American, popularly known as the “Cat Man or “Stalking Cat”. His look after several surgeries and body alterations has placed him in the list of Ugliest as one of the ugliest people in the world as he looks like a cat. This American man wasn’t actually born “ugly”. He made himself ugly. If you think looking good is costly, well this man has shown that looking ugly costs even more as he has spent millions of dollars on more than twenty (20) cosmetics and body enhancement surgeries just to look ugly.
When interviewed, he made it known that the reason behind his transformation was because he came from the tribe of the Hurons, and also of the Indian people of Dakota – a tribe whose emblem is tiger.
Shortly after his transformation, he became a celebrity. He was invited to various shows and events.
5. MISON SERE
Mision Sere is another Ugandan ugly. He won the “Mr. Ugly Contest” in Uganda in 2015. Even though the audience complained that this man’s ugliness wasn’t natural since it was based on missing teeth, the judges however declared him the winner of the competition.
He said it was an honor to be crowned as the Ugliest man in Uganda. He also added that the world shouldn’t only celebrate most beautiful people, the very ugly ones like him should also celebrated in like manner
6. MARÍA JOSÉ CRISTERNA
María José Cristerna who is popularly referred to as The Vampire Woman or “The Jaguar Woman” is a Mexican businesswoman and also a tattoo lover. According to her, she got her first tattoo at the age of 14 and right now. However, Cristerna has her whole body covered with tattoo. Experts made it know that about 95% of her body is tattooed and it altogether made her very ugly.
Guinness World Records have also recognized her as the most tattooed woman in the world, and she is also one of the most recognized personalities in the world of tattoo.
7. LUCKY DIAMOND RICH
Gregory Paul McLaren who is popularly known as “Luck Diamond Rich”. He is a stage performer and tattoo artist, known for extreme covering his whole body with tattoos and slight modifications.
He once held a Guinness World Record for the “world’s most tattooed person”. Most of his tattoos were in black and covered almost all his body, even his… is tattooed.
8. DONATELLA VERSACE
Donatella Versace should have been in the opposite of this list. Well, not everyone is lucky. Versace is an Italian businesswoman and fashion designer. She is also one of the ugliest humans in the world.
She and Gianni- her brother, founded the popular Versace company which many of us know today. Although the company is has been sold to Capriholdings in 2018, she is still very much popular.
Like I said earlier, not everyone is lucky. She went for a plastic surgery but it went wrong. The result was a very abnormal skin coupled with severe thinness, making her look very weird.
9. MICHAEL BERRYMAN
Michael Berryman is an American actor who was born in 1948 with a rare condition that causes the absence of sweat glands, hair, and fingernails in his body. This made him very ugly. But he’s Ugliness made him rich.
With the help of his “ugliness”, Berryman has been able to make a successful career out of portraying characters in horror movies and acting in general. He has starred in over hundred (100) movies and he’s still starring in some recent movies.
10. JOCELYN WILDENSTEIN
Jocelyn Wildenstein is an American socialite and cosmetic surgery lover who is widely known for her extensive cosmetic surgery which resulted in her catlike appearance.
According to several reports, she spent close to 4 Million (4,000,000) on her cosmetic surgery, being regarded as one of the ugliest humans in the world. She also reportedly made her billions from divorce settlement which she got from her high-profile former husband, Alec Wildenstein.