Do you have dry, rough patches and small bumps on your thighs, buttocks, and upper arms? Most likely, you have keratosis pilaris, a type of skin condition. I
t’s not only us normal folks who experience such skin issues. Even celebrities aren’t spared.
Here are 10 celebrities who have keratosis pilaris.
1. Keira Knightly
Keira Knightly is a famous American actress who has keratosis pilaris. She’s confessed to trying everything under the sun to try and help her skin.
At the age of 24, she decided to leave it alone to avoid further damage. She told Marie Claire in 2018 ‘I think it a break every now and again to be able to breathe.’
2. Drea de Matteo
Drea de Matteo’s most popular role was as Matt LeBlanc’s sister on his hit show Joey. In 2022, she announced she was opening an account on Only Fans, and it went live in 2023.
She has keratosis pilaris and remains positive about it. Keratin buildup blocks hair follicles, resulting in tiny skin bumps.
3. Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman is an A-list celebrity and an amazing actress. She’s played numerous iconic roles and continues to grace our screens.
Despite looking perfect on the red carpet, Kidman has keratosis pilaris, which causes the skin to feel rough in certain areas.
Keratosis pilaris causes painless tiny bumps on your skin as a result of keratin buildup.
4. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson continues to make history as a world-renowned actor. His iconic roles have made him a household name. One can’t help but notice his buff demeanor while wearing immaculate suits on the red carpet.
But did you know that Johnson also experiences keratosis pilaris on his skin? While the skin condition can be irritating, resulting in dry patches, it’s harmless and curable.
5. Michelle Rodriguez
Another celebrity who has keratosis pilaris is actress Michelle Rodriguez. The skin issue doesn’t cause any pain, but you can get treatment to help with dry skin.
Michelle Rodriguez began her career in 2000 and has played many iconic roles. Her most notable role is playing Letty Ortiz in the Fast and Furious films.
Plans are underway for her return at the debut of the Fast and Furious 10.
6. Emma Stone
Emma Stone is a famous American actress who has keratosis pilaris. The condition causes visible red bumps on the back of the arms, legs, and other parts of the body.
Stone has played numerous roles and received four Oscar nominations for her great acting skills. Her most famous role was in La La Land, which won her an Academy Award.
7. Beyonce Knowles Carter
Another A-list celebrity with keratosis pilaris is Beyonce. She joins the list of famous celebrities who experience a harmless skin condition.
Beyonce is a world-renowned musician who began her music career at an early age. She’s also dabbed in acting in movies such as Obsessed and Epic. Her most recent role was playing Nala in Lion King.
8. Blake Lively
American actress Blake Lively, born and raised in Los Angeles, continues to play great roles. Many love her authenticity and highlighting her journey to skin health. She’s among the celebrities with keratosis pilaris.
Still, she’s every glowing on the red carpet and when acting in different roles. Her latest romance/drama movie ‘It Ends With Us’ has a release date set for 21 June 2024.
9. Lana Del Ray
Lana Del Ray, whose real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, is a famous singer-songwriter with keratosis pilaris.
She was born and raised in northern New York State and moved to New York City in 2005 to pursue her music career.
Her single ‘Video Games’ went viral in 2011 and marked the beginning of her success. In 2023, she earned 5 nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards.
10. Madelaine Petsch
Madelaine Petsch is an avid advocate for a healthy, self-care skin routine. Though she does have keratosis pilaris, it’s not a horrible skin issue.
Petsch is well-known as an American actress and media personality. She was born in 1994 and attended the Tacoma School of the Arts.
In 2014, she appeared in a Coca Cola ad campaign launching her career. She’d later, in 2015, be cast in Riverdale as Cheryl Blossom.