List of famous people with herpes, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. You might also be interested in the biggest celebrity manwhores in Hollywood. Herpes simplex is a viral disease that can occur either on the mouth or on the genitals. Herpes viruses have periods of activity in which blistering occurs for 2-21 days. Activity periods are followed by a remission period. Genital herpes can be asymptomatic, making it easy to pass along. There is currently no cure for herpes, but treatment can help to reduce the symptoms.
Who is the most famous person with herpes? Jessica Alba tops our list. Alba allegedly contracted the virus from MLB star Derek Jeter. A former assistant of Alba claims that the actress regularly had to refill a prescription for Valtrex after dating Jeter. Other beautiful actresses who allegedly contracted herpes from Derek Jeter include Jessica Biel, Scarlett Johansson, and Vanessa Minnillo.
Several celebs have actually been sued for allegedly giving their partners herpes. Robin Williams was sued for passing along the herpes virus, and he ended up settling out of court. Other famous people who were sued for passing along herpes include Michael Jackson, Kris Humphries, and Dennis Rodman.
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Rumor has it that Jessica Alba contracted herpes from her former boyfriend Derek Jeter.
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Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States of America
Profession: Model, Actor
Credits: Sin City, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Valentine's Day
#107 on The Best Actresses Working Todaysee more on Jessica Alba
Scarlett Johansson is reportedly another woman who contracted herpes from Derek Jeter.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Singer
Credits: Lost in Translation, The Avengers, The Prestige, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Paris Hilton reportedly has genital herpes. A prescription for Valtrex, a herpes medication, made out to Hilton was found in her storage unit.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more
Credits: Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Wonderland The Cat in the Hat, + more
#11 on The Worst Bands of All Timesee more on Paris Hilton
Britney Spears was supposedly seen purchasing the herpes medication Zovirax in a drug store.
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter Television producer, + more
Credits: Bridesmaids, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Spring Breakers, Knocked Up
#113 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists
#391 on The Best Singers of All Timesee more on Britney Spears
Kim Kardashian has been photographed with what appears to be a herpes infection on her lip. Also, Kim's ex-husband, Kris Humphries, was sued for allegedly passing herpes on to an unsuspecting fling.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Model, + more
Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami, Kim Kardashian: Fit in Your Jeans by Friday - Amazing Abs Body Sculpt
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Rihanna and ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown, have both been photographed with what appears to be scars on their lips from herpes infections.
Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados
Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist Singer
Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You Man
#99 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists
#210 on The Best Singers of All Timesee more on Rihanna
Jessica Biel is another victim of the one-man herpes distribution center that is Derek Jeter.
Birthplace: Ely, Minnesota, United States of America
Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer
Credits: The Illusionist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 7th Heaven, The A- Team
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Brad Pitt is rumored to have had herpes since before he was married to Jennifer Aniston.
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States of America
Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Credits: Inglourious Basterds, Fight Club, World War Z, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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