10 Celebrities Not Nearly as Attractive as People Think

It’s no secret that in the entertainment world looks are everything.  In fact, in many cases looks are even more important than talent.  As a result, it’s not uncommon for people to be put in certain positions or given certain opportunities based on their looks. However, looks can be very deceiving, and some of the very same celebrities that are hailed for their beauty actually aren’t as good-looking as they seem.  With modern technology and the right editing skills, it’s easy to transform almost anyone into a someone who people will find attractive. Sometimes it seems like the media is almost trying to convince the world that some of these people are good-looking. Here are 10 celebrities not nearly as attractive as people think.

Jennifer Aniston

HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27:  Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions' "Life of Crime" at ArcLight Cinemas on August 27, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Jennifer Aniston is cute in a sort of girl next door sort of way.  She’s funny and doest seem to take herself too seriously, but over the years it seems like there’s definitely been a push to make people see her as some something more.  But be honest, if she wasn’t famous and you walked by her on the street, would you even notice her? Probably not

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Julia Roberts

Once dubbed America’s sweetheart, there was a time when people just couldn’t get enough of Julia Roberts.  She’s talented, smart, and easy on the eyes.  In an industry where people come and go in the blink of an eye, she’s managed to find some solid ground. However, Roberts is another star who has really been shoved down people’s throats. Sure, she’s not bad-looking – but the way some people describe her you’d think she was the best thing since sliced bread.

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Blake Lively

"Mr. Turner" Premiere - The 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

When Blake Lively rose to fame as starring cast member on the popular series  Gossip Girl, she quickly became a fan favorite.  The character she portrayed, Serena Van Der Woodsen, was the best-looking and most popular girl in school, and as a result, viewers saw Lively as the best-looking girl on the show. However, after a few years on the air, Blake Lively’s looks were called in to question.  Sure, she’s good-looking, but it’s kind of hard to believe that she would have been the most attractive girl in any school.

 (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Tom Cruise

Jameson Empire Awards 2014 Arrivals

For years, Tom Cruise has been considered one of the most attractive men in Hollywood, and apparently it hasn’t occured to many people that he’s not really all that attractive. Sorry to all of you who thought otherwise, but think about it.  If Brad Pitt was just another dad at the local soccer game, chances are you wouldn’t look at him and think ‘wow, that guy looks like he could be a movie star.’

 (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Jameson)

Naomi Campbell

Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience - Gala Dinner Arrivals

Although many people are made to believe that models are the most attractive people on the planet, that usually isn’t the case.  Sure, there’s a certain look that most models have – and it’s ideal for modeling, but in the real world a lot of the models who are considered the hottest on the runway aren’t actually all that hot.  British model, Naomi Campbell, has been ripping run ways for nearly 30 years, and there’s no denying that she’s extremely fierce.  However, fierce and attractive aren’t the same thing.

 (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images for The Dubai Mall)

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus was a cute kid.  In her days as Hannah Montana, she was also a positive role model for all her young viewers.  However, as an adult star, Miley has certainly undergone some changes.  Her days of being a squeaky clean child star are long gone, and she’s made a few changes to her look that she probably could have done without. Plus, she has a really bad habit of making some very unattractive faces that sometimes even come off as scary.

 Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images

Katie Holmes

Press Conference For The Weinstein Company's "The Giver"

Since her Dawson Creek days it seems like the media has been hell-bent on making the world see Katie Holmes as this good-looking star.  However, there’s something about Katie Holmes that has never fully allowed her to take on that role.  It’s not that she’s bad-looking, but she is a little on the regular side – and she does this pouty thing with her mouth that a lot of people find annoying.

 (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company)

Kate Upton 

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Kate Upton is another example of a model who isn’t all that she’s made out to be.  This isn’t to say that Upton is ugly, because that certainly isn’t the case, but she just so happens to fit the bill of what society deems attractive. It seems like having blonde hair and a nice body is all that it takes to be considered one of the hottest people in the industry.

(Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images for The Daily Front Row)

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman Attends The Celebrate Life Ball In Melbourne

Nicole Kidman has appeared in some very successful films over the course of her career. For years, Nicole Kidman has been considered one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood, and be honest, sometimes you’ve wondered why.  Kidman is a nice-looking woman, and she’s got great hair, but to say that she’s one of the most beautiful celebrities seems like a bit of a stretch – even on a good day.

(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ryan Gosling

"Lars And The Real Girl" Premiere - Arrivals

Plenty of people think Ryan Gosling is hot, and because of that, he’s probably the most controversial person on this list.  Over the last few years people have literally been obsessed with him, and while there’s no denying that he’s a talented actor, in the looks department that’s not really the case.  Gosling is a prime example of how, in many cases, fame automatically translates to good-looks.

(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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