This is a list of famous people with gap teeth. These gap-toothed celebs have at least one thing in common: they love to smile! Dental imperfections aside, stars like Madonna, Woody Harrelson, and Jack Black just grin and bear it when it comes to a gap tooth. Sure, some of the celebrities on the list below have had their diastema fixed. Zac Efron, for example, sported a space between his two front teeth as a teen but later removed the gap as he grew up into a Hollywood heartthrob.
Diastema is the medical term for the gap between two teeth, communal located in the incisors or molars. Humans are not the only ones who can be gap-toothed, because many species of mammals have been found to have a space between their biters. In other cultures, having a gap tooth signifies fertility or good wealth. While this may be true for the superstars in this list, it is not likely because of a gap tooth that made them successful. However, there are times when this imperfection has helped a person's career, like supermodel Lauren Hutton, who was known for her trademark gap teeth.The list includes Hollywood legends, rock star royalty, and even political figures. Vote on your favorite gap-toothed star, and see how others voted on this crowdranked list. If you want to see how celebrities looked when they were young, be sure to check out Ranker's list of 51 prom photos of the stars and famous people who played in school sports teams.