18 Celebrities You Didn't Know Have Vitiligo

List of Celebrities with Vitiligo, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Vitiligo is a condition that effects the pigments of an individual’s skin. The cause of vitiligo is unknown and stress can worsen the disorder. Vitiligo can be treated by applying steroids and using ultraviolet light. In extreme cases an individual may opt to de-pigment their unaffected skin so that it blends in with the patches effected by vitiligo.
Who is the most famous person who had vitiligo? Michael Jackson tops our list. Michael Jackson always said that he had vitiligo and that the condition was making his skin lighten in patches all over his body. Jackson always denied bleaching his skin and autopsy reports that were done after Jackson’s death confirmed that he did in fact have the vitiligo.
Jon Hamm has stress induced vitiligo. The “Mad Men” actor says that the condition developed as a result of working on his hit TV show. Hamm’s condition fluctuates in severity and primarily effects his hands. Other famous people who have vitiligo include “The Jerk” star Steve Martin, “Arthur” actor Dudley Moore and comedian Joe Rogan.

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson had vitilgo, and many speculate that that is why his skin color changed drastically as he got older.

Holly Marie Combs

“Pretty Little Liars” star Holly Marie Combs has vitiligo on both her hands.

Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm has stress-induced vitiligo that affects his hands. He did not have the condition prior to working on “Mad Men.”

Dudley Moore

Arthur actor Dudley Moore suffered from vitiligo.

Steve Martin

Comic, banjo player, and film star Steve Martin has vitiligo.

Joe Rogan

Comedian Joe Rogan’s vitiligo affects his hands and wrists.

Rasheed Wallace

NBA player Rasheed Wallace suffers from vitiligo.

Thomas Lennon

“Reno 911!” star Thomas Lennon suffers from vitiligo on his hands, hips, and face.

Richard Hammond

“Top Gear” host Richard Hammond’s vitiligo effects his face and legs.


“Thong Song” singer Sisqo has eczema and vitiligo that both seem to be stress related.

J. D. Runnels

NFL player J.D. Runnels has vitiligo that effects his face.

Tamar Braxton

Singer Tamar Braxton has vitiligo that effects her hands.

Rigo Tovar

Mexican singer Rigo Tovar was diagnosed with vitiligo later in his adult life.

Doc Hammer

Writer and voice actor Doc Hammer has vitiligo on his scalp.

Fez Whatley

Talk show host Fez Whatley has vitiligo that effects his face.

Krizz Kaliko

Rapper Krizz Kaliko has vitiligo that effects the skin on his face.

Scott Jorgensen

UFC figher Scott Jorgensen has vitiligo that effects most of his body.

Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachcahn has vitiligo.