What Happened To Seal That Caused The Extensive Scarring On His Face?

Seal seen wearing the Chopard watch with his suit.
Seal seen wearing the Chopard watch with his suit.( Source : instagram )

Seal is a singer and songwriter known for his hit songs like Crazy and Killer, but he has also attracted people with the visible scars on his face.

The British-born musician started his singing journey by singing in local clubs and bars. His career moved forward when he joined a British funk band, Push.

Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, who is also known by his stage name Seal, has received various awards like three Brit Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards, four Grammy Awards, and an MTV Video Music Award.

He is known for his distinctive soulful singing voice and has sold over 20 million records worldwide. Similarly, he was also seen as a coach on The Voice Australia in 2012 and 2013.

Ful nameHenry Olusegun Adeola Samuel
Date Of BirthFebruary 19, 1963
Birthplace Paddington, London, England
ProfessionSinger, songwriter, musician, record producer
Years active1987 - present

Why Does Seal's Face Have Scars?

Seal is a prominent singer, but the scars on his face make people wonder how he got that.

The scars on his face are due to discoid lupus erythematosus disease. The disease is a common chronic skin lupus condition in which the person has red, painful, inflamed, and coin-shaped patches of skin.

Seal got the scars on his face due to the disease called Discoid lupus erythematosus.
Seal got the scars on his face due to the disease called Discoid lupus erythematosus. ( Source : hitc )

The patches on the skin also have a scaly and crusty appearance and can be mostly seen on the scalp, cheeks, and ears. 

Similarly, one of the complications of the illness is that people suffering from the disease with darker-skinned patients are highly prone to severe scarring and skin color changes even after the lesions get better.

The singer has talked about the scars on his face with the Guardian. He revealed that he got it due to suffering from discoid lupus erythematosus disease.

He got the disease when he was 21 years old and didn't give much thought to it as he was unaware of it. He later went to a doctor in Harley Street and got to know about the condition he was suffering from.

The doctors prescribed him the required tablets, which helped him get lupus away but left him with scars. He is proud of his faults and has not been disheartened by them.

He called the scars on his face battle marks and told his children he got while fighting to defeat evil demons.

Who Is Seal's Wife? 

Seal married his wife, Heidi Klum, on May 10, 2005.

Seal started to date Klum in 2004, and after dating for nearly one year, the couple got married the following year.

They loved each other immensely, and Heidi didn't care about the scars on his face and loved how kind he was, which ensured he would protect her and her kids.

Heidi Klum and Seal had been married for seven years before they separated from each other.
Heidi Klum and Seal had been married for seven years before they separated from each other. ( Source : nickiswift )

Before marrying, Heidi was pregnant with a daughter from her previous relationship, but Seal accepted her child as his own.

They have two children together, and rumors of their spit started to go over the internet when Seal tweeted The End.

After a few months after the tweet, both couples announced their splitting from each other after nearly seven years of marriage in 2012.

The singer has not married anyone after the split, but he was rumored to be in a relationship with his former personal assistant Laura Strayer.

According to page six, they were spotted walking hand in hand around the South of France. Similarly, they seemed to be shopping in the town as Laura carried a few different bags.   

Heidi got married to Tom Kaulitz in 2019 and is living a happily married life.

Seal's Net Worth In 2022

The net worth of Seal is estimated to be $40 million in 2022.

He has been in the music industry since 1847 and earned his name and fame.

He bought a 3,600 square foot, secluded mountain top vista in Topanga, California, for over $3.5 million in 2019.

Before, he and his ex-wife hs a mansion in L.A.'s Brentwood, but it was sold for $24 million during their divorce.

He has earned well from his album sales as a coach of The Voice and shows. He is living a good life through the earnings from his profession.

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