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53 Celebrities You Would Never Guess Had Braces

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Hey there, metal mouth! Even celebrities have braces! This list of celebrities who had braces is loosely ranked by fame and popularity, and is full of nerdy pictures of famous people with braces. Braces are devices that are used to straighten an individual's teeth and correct overbites and underbites. Most times braces are worn in adolescence, but some very famous people had to wear braces as adults. Invisalign braces are available now and they provide celebrities with the ability to correct their smiles covertly, but we should never forget about these beautiful people who had to wear braces like some gross non-celebrity person.

Who is the most famous person who wore braces? Angelina Jolie tops our list. The Mr. and Mrs. Smith star wore braces and glasses growing up. When she got her braces removed and opted for contacts, she began her modeling career before breaking into the family business of acting. Other famous actresses who wore braces include Emma Stone, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson.

No Doubt front woman Gwen Stefani wore braces as an adult. She told the media that she was wearing them as a fashion statement. Beyonce Knowles also decided to wear braces by choice. She wanted to support her fans who felt self-conscious about having to wear dental gear. Other celebrities and models with braces as adults include Tom Cruise, Danny Glover and Alyssa Milano.

What do you think about all the celebrities who have worn braces? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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    Gwen Stefani chose to wear braces as an adult to make a fashion statement.

    Gwen Renée Stefani (; born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is a co-founder and the lead vocalist of the band No Doubt, whose singles include "Just a Girl", "Spiderwebs", and "Don't Speak", from their 1995 breakthrough studio album Tragic Kingdom, as well as "Hey Baby" and "It's My Life" from later albums. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked on a solo pop career in 2004 by releasing her debut studio album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Inspired by pop music from the 1980s, the album was a critical and commercial success. It spawned three singles: "What You Waiting For?", "Rich Girl", and "Hollaback Girl". The last reached number one on...  more
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Fullerton, California, USA
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Designer, Actor

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    "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest wore braces and glasses when he was growing up.

    Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and iHeartMedia's KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest.In 2006 Seacrest became co-host and executive producer of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Seacrest remained a co-host and executive producer following Clark's death in 2012.He began co-hosting Live with Kelly and Ryan on a permanent basis May 1, 2017.Seacrest received Emmy Award nominations for American Idol from 2004 to 2013, and again in 2016. He won an Emmy for producing Jamie Oliver's Food...  more
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Gender: Male
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor

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    "The Help" star Emma Stone wore braces growing up.

    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
    • Gender: Female
    • Alternative Name: Riley Stone, Emily Stone, Emma Stone
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting

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    Beyonce sported braces in 2011 to support all of her young fans who have to wear them.

    Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups in history. Their hiatus saw the release of her first solo album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and earned her five Grammy Awards. The album also featured the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". Following the break-up of Destiny's Child in 2006, she released her second...  more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician

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