The Man Who Had 19 Surgeries Just To Look Like Superman
admin | Thursday, 19 September 2013 | 982 Total Views
35-year-old, Herbert Chavez from Calamba City, Philippines in a bid to look like his favorite hero, Superman he has undergone 19 plastic surgeries over 16 years to enable him transform into Superman.
He has had nose jobs, skin whitening, lip liposuction, jaw realignment, pec implants and even abdominal implants to become a real-life Clarke Kent after falling in love with the TV programme aged five.
He has splashed around 300,000 Pesos (£4,400) on his obsession - a fortune compared to the average 90p hourly wage in the Philippines.
He said: 'I feel like a Superhero whenever I pull on the costume, but my mission is not to save the world but to help in my own small way and bring a smile to the faces of local children.
'I don't have any regrets at all. People come up to me in the street all the time and want their picture taken with me.
'They are all really excited to see a real-life Superman in the Philippines.'