Celso Santebañes

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Birthday
30, 1994
Birthplace
Araxa, Brazil
DEATH DATE
Jun 4, 2015 (20)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1994
Birthplace
Araxa, Brazil
DEATH DATE
Jun 4, 2015 (20)

About

Brazilian-born model known as "The Human Ken Doll" after spending upwards of £30,000 on surgery to look like the iconic Mattel toy. He tragically passed away at the age of 20 after he got cancer from fillers in his leg that became infected.

Before Fame

He won his first modeling contest at the age of 16. From an early age, his family began to tell him he looked like the Ken doll.

Trivia

He charged up to £10,000 for a VIP appearance. He also launched his own line of Celso Dolls before his death.

Family Life

He was born Celso Borges Pereira in Araxá, MG, Brazil, but took the surname Santebanes after a character from a Mexican television show.

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American model Justin Jedlica also garnered national attention for undergoing surgery to look like the popular Ken doll.