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Who has the most piercings in the world?

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As of 2011, the person with the most piercings in the world is Elaine Davidson of the United Kingdom, who claims to have 6,925 piercings, including 192 on her face. The most-pierced man in the world, as of 2012, is Rolf Buchholz of Germany, who has 453 piercings.

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Who has the most piercings in the world?
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Guinness World Records has certified Davidson and Buchholz as the most-pierced woman and man, respectively. Davidson was first certified as the most pierced woman in 2000, when she had 462 piercings. Buchholz boasts 127 piercings in his face and 278 in his genital area, and he was certified as the most pierced man in 2012.

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