#6. Jennifer Garner – Overlapping pinky toe
The result of a condition called brachymetatarsia, Jennifer Garner has a shortened pinky toe, which is overlapped by another. The condition leads to one of the five toe bones to be shorter than the rest, making it easier for a neighbour to overlap it.
#7. Ashton Kutcher – Webbed toes
The condition wherein an individual has webbed toes is called syndactyly, and affects approximately 1 of every 2500 infants that are born. Normally occuring between the second and third toes, syndactyly is amongst the most common hand and foot defects. At times, it is severe enough to require surgery. Ashton Kutcher is one celebrity who suffers from this condition.
#8. Seal – Facial scars
Seal’s facial scars have generated a lot of interest amongst fans and, for a long time, the reason for their occurence remained a mystery. It was only recetntly divulged that the scars are the result of discoid lupus – an autoimmune disease, which mainly affects an individual’s head and neck, leading to “butterfly rashes” on the neck and the nose. Seal was affected by the disease in his teens, although it usually affects people aged between 20 and 40.
#9. Gemma Arterton – Extra fingers
Bond Girl Gemma Arterton suffers from a condition called polydactyly, which leads to an individual having extra fingers; Arterton had six fingers on each hand at birth, a boneless digit adjacent to both pinky fingers. Doctors tied of these extra digits, which later fell off, leaving behind only light scars.
#10. Stephen Colbert – Ear defect
Stephen Colbert underwent a surgery at the age of 10 in order to get a tumour removed from his ear – a surgery that rendered him without an eardrum in his right ear.