7 famous and infamous instances of celebrities undergoing cosmetic surgery


The vast majority of trends that dominate our wardrobes and homes have been carefully shaped by one thing in particular – the celebrity world. Whether you’re obsessed with celebrities or not, their influence knows no bounds, with everyone from the models in magazines to stars of the screen having a profound effect on the way we look and dress.

The chameleon-like appearances of some of our favourite celebs however aren’t down to good makeup and lighting alone. Many have undergone cosmetic surgery to enhance their looks, trim them down and even grow their assets.

As cosmetic surgery isn’t the taboo subject it used to be within the celeb world, a legion of celebrities who have been under the knife are open about their transformations, while others are a little more secretive. So, which famous (and infamous) faces have had a little help?

1. Cher

Cher’s age-defying looks have been the subject of many tabloid headlines. At 76 years old, she looks decades younger thanks to the many cosmetic surgeries she has undergone. Cher’s procedures include a neck lift, multiple facelifts, cheek implants, liposuction, Botox, lasers and breast augmentation.

2. Sharon Osborne

Sharon Osborne is another older lady who has been in the spotlight and under scrutiny for her surgically enhanced looks over the past few decades. It was dramatic weight loss that triggered her first forays into surgery. She’s since invested in a long list of face and body procedures to keep herself looking youthful.

3. Bella Hadid

Even members of the younger generation are turning to surgery. Model Bella Hadid was the latest celebrity to be truthful about her surgery regret after finally coming clean about a rhinoplasty she had when she was 14 years old.

While many suspect Bella has had more procedures than her teenage nose job, she credits have taut skin and lifted look to face tape.

4. Chrissy Teigen

Another model who has been honest about her surgical history is Chrissy Teigen. Before having her breast implants removed back in 2019, she admitted to having liposuction in a very underrated area to achieve a look she’d always wanted and help her feel more confident than ever on the red carpet.

Chrissy had liposuction in her armpits, reducing them by two inches, and it’s a surgery that she proudly doesn’t regret and is looking to have done all over again!

5. Khloe Kardashian

After spending years in denial, Khloe Kardashian revealed she has had a nose job and facial fillers (now dissolved according to recent reports) to enhance her look. It is, of course, worth noting that each of the Kardashian sisters has had their fair share of cosmetic procedures to evolve their features and achieve the look that has helped them become global superstars. As the most famous of the sisters, Kim’s own transformation through cosmetic procedures has been well documented and even criticised in some quarters.

6. Kris Jenner

We couldn’t mention Khloe without giving a nod to her ‘momager’ Kris. Kris Jenner has rolled back the years with a number of cosmetic procedures, including breast augmentation, chin lift, neck lift, face lift, lasers, Botox and other injectables.

Most likely, Kris and her daughters have also maintained their smooth skin and youthful looks with the help of treatments such as Morpheus8 skin tightening at Skin Vitality – easing the signs of ageing with this state-of-the-art technique.

7. John Travolta

It’s not just female celebrities lapping up advancements in cosmetic surgery. Hollywood royalty John Travolta has also used surgery – more specifically a face lift, Botox and injectables – to maintain his youthfully handsome looks over the years.

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