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List of Famous People with Widow's Peaks, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. A widow's peak is the point where an individual's hairline makes a “V”, usually in the center of the forehead. The name widow's peak, refers to the point of a widow's hood, and is rumored to be predictor that the individual will become a widow/widower. The criteria of a widow's peak differs in various studies.

Who is the most famous person with a widow's peak? Marilyn Monroe tops our list. The “Some Like It Hot” actress, had a prominent widow's peak in her early work, but reportedly she had electrolysis to remove it when she became more successful. Women with widow's peaks frequently style their hair as to not highlight their hairline. Other famous women with widow's peaks include Blake Lively, Brooke Shields and Kourtney Kardashian.

Several famous men also have widow's peaks. Leonardo DiCaprio has a widow's peak, as does his “Inception” director Christopher Nolan. Men don't have the luxury of styling their hair to either enhance or diminish their widow's peaks. When a celebrity's hairline begins to recede a widow's peak becomes even more prominent as is the case with Jude Law.

Do you think that a widow's peak makes a celebrity more attractive? Do you think these Hollywood stars should have opted for windows peak removal? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People with Widow's Peaks
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Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl

Credits: Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire

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David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People with Widow's Peaks
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Age: 41

Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Soccer Player, Model, Actor, Athlete

Credits: The Class of 92, Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, Goal II: Living the Dream, David Beckham: Into the Unknown

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Brooke Shields is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People with Widow's Peaks
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Age: 51

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Model, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: Suddenly Susan, The Blue Lagoon, The Midnight Meat Train, Endless Love

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Josh Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People with Widow's Peaks
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Age: 44

Birthplace: Minot, North Dakota, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Transformers, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Las Vegas

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