Justin Jedlica

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Justin Jedlica
Born (1980-08-11) August 11, 1980 (age 39)
EducationApex High School
OccupationConsulting business owner

Justin Jedlica (born August 11, 1980), known as the Human Ken Doll,[1] is an American man who garnered national attention for undergoing over 300 cosmetic procedures. He formerly owned businesses with his ex-husband in the Chicago area.[2]

Cosmetic procedures[edit]

At the age of seventeen, Jedlica began to research his first cosmetic procedure, rhinoplasty. Inspired by watching Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as a teen, Jedlica saw body contouring and cosmetic surgery as emblematic of the wealthy, glamorous lifestyles he sought to emulate. His parents did not approve of cosmetic enhancements and Jedlica was forced to wait until he could legally make the choice for himself. Four days after his eighteenth birthday, Jedlica underwent his first cosmetic procedure, to reconstruct his nose.[3][4]

As of 2012, Jedlica had undergone approximately 190 cosmetic procedures.[5][6] These have included rhinoplasty, chest implants, shoulder implants, bicep implants, triceps implants, brow shaving and lifts, cheek augmentations, subpectoral implants, gluteoplasty, and lip augmentations.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Jedlica was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, the oldest of four siblings. He was brought up in Fishkill, New York and Cary, North Carolina, and graduated from Apex High School[8] where he first discovered his passion for visual and performing arts.[9] Jedlica was raised in the Christian faith and says he considers himself spiritual.[10]

Jedlica identifies as gay and wed his partner, a successful businessman, in a civil ceremony in July 2014 after five years of dating; the couple relocated for business purposes[11] to Chicago and resided in Trump Tower.[12][13] In 2016 they divorced after two years of marriage.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CNNBuzzFeed. "Meet 4 People Who Really Went For It". Buzzfeed.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  2. ^ "'Human Ken Doll' Justin Jedlica's Dreamhouse is Now Trump Tower". Dnainfo.com. Archived from the original on 2014-02-10. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  3. ^ "Ken The Living Doll". TLC.
  4. ^ "'Human Ken doll': Surgeries are an art". Cnn.com. 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  5. ^ ""GOING TO EXTREMES" Airing On "20/20," October 12 at 10 pm ET On ABC". Abcnews.go.com. 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  6. ^ "Rajee Rajindra ON The Trisha Show 2013". YouTube. 2013-02-14. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  7. ^ "Justin Jedlica, 'Human Ken Doll' With Buttock & Pectoral Implants, Refers To Surgery As 'Art' (VIDEO)". Huffingtonpost.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  8. ^ Human Ken Doll, myfox8.com, March 15, 2015; accessed October 2, 2015.
  9. ^ Profile, metro.usl accessed October 2, 2015.
  10. ^ "Justin Jedlica: About". justinjedlica.com. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  11. ^ Human Ken Doll Justin Jedlica: 5 Things To Know, usmagazine.com; accessed October 2, 2015.
  12. ^ Justin Jedlica's dreamhouse is now Trump Tower Archived 2014-02-10 at the Wayback Machine, dnainfo.com, January 20, 2014; accessed October 2, 2015.
  13. ^ "'Human Ken Doll' Justin Jedlica Explains Why He's Had More Than 150 Plastic Surgeries (VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. August 4, 2014. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  14. ^ Swartz, Tracy. "'Human Ken doll' seeks love on TV after Chicago move". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2018-08-10.

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