Hair transplants are a surgical technique that removes hair follicles from one part of the body (the donor) and transplant it in a balding part of the body (the recipient). There are usually two different types of transplant procedures, slit grafts and micrografts. Slit grafts contain 4 to 10 hairs per graft, while micrografts contain 1 to 2 hairs per graft, doctors choose the right type based on the required amount of coverage.
Since hair transplant is effective and not that painful. Many male and female celebrities have gone through this procedure. When we look at before and after photos of many celebrities, we can see a huge difference, they all look younger and healthier now.
Male Celebrities that have had Hair Transplants
We have seen many male celebrities suffer from baldness. But since their appearance is an essential part of their career, they choose to do a hair transplant. We will tell you more about them:
- Wayne Rooney
He is one of the most famous football players, he suffered from baldness at the age of twenty-five. Once he noticed his hairline receding, he chose to do a hair transplant.
- David Beckham
Beckham has been recognized as the best football player for not only his sports skills but also for having great hairstyles. However, he show early baldness and hair loss, and eventually got a hair transplant with the FUE technique.
- John Travolta
He is a Hollywood star who suffers from baldness and a decrease in his hair density at an early age. Travolta wore a wig to cover his baldness. However, after experiencing the side effects of wigs such as headaches and itching, he decides to do a FUT hair transplant.
- Nicolas Cage
We know him as a great actor, producer, and director. unfortunately, he suffered from a receding hairline, and bald spots began as he got older. However, he a did FUE hair transplant later.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
He is the most popular football player. Cristiano had low hair density and hair loss in the corners of the forehead. Therefore, he decided to do a DHI hair transplant.
- Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson is an American director and actor. He began to suffer from baldness and the hairline receded on either side of his head as getting older. So, he did an FUE hair transplant and get a very natural result.
- Al Pacino
We know him as Michael Corleone in the Godfather movies. Although he has never spoken openly about it, photos do indicate that he has done a hair transplant.
- Sylvester Stallone
He was the action superstar of Rocky and Rambo, however, his hair required some medical attention, so he did a hair transplant.
- Sean Penn
We know him from his role in I Am Sam, Sean Penn suffered from his hair fall. That is why he did a hair restoration procedure.
- Kevin Costner
He got his big shot in The Bodyguard, Dances with the Wolves, and For the Love of the Game. But his hair began to fall and he needs immediate medical assistance through a hair transplant.
- Jude Law
Sherlock Holmes’ photos reveal that there is a growth in his hairline which can only occur through a hair transplant.
- Brendan Fraser
He fought mummies on the screen and win, however, he didn’t win his hair loss battle alone, he needed medical intervention to get his hair back to normal.
- Ben Affleck
A talented actor and director and one of the best-looking men in the world, but his hair needed expert help to maintain the accretive appearance.
- Jon Cryer
We know him as Alan Harper in Two and a Half Men, he would have gone almost bald without a hair transplant procedure.
- Hugh Laurie
He charmed us in the character of dr. House. He suffer from hair loss and decided to simply get a hair restoration procedure.
- Steve Carell
The funnyman from The Office talked about his hair loss, and the photos show that he had a hair transplant recently.
- Gordon Ramsay
The most famous chef in the world, he noticed his hairline receding and did a hair transplant to fix it.
- Matthew McConaughey
The Academy Award-winning actor needed immediate help to restore the charm to his hair, and that is what he has achieved from the transplant.
- Salman Khan
One of the biggest names in the Indian movie industry said that he get his hair transplant in Dubai to hide the obvious bald patch on his head.
- Elon Musk
The new billionaire needed two hair transplants to hide his aggressive hair loss. he didn’t confirm the hair transplant procedures, but some experts say he may have done many transplants between 2010 to 2018.
- Jamie Foxx
Although he didn’t talk publicly about his hair transplant, we are pretty sure he had a FUT hair transplant around 2007.
- Elton John
He spoke of getting two unsuccessful FUT hair transplants during the late 1970s. At this time, hair transplant technologies were not developed. However, after trying many solutions, he did a final FUE hair transplant in 2013 to maintain a head full of hair.
- Tom Hanks
Forest Jump star had a subtle, natural improvement of his hairline since 2014, which indicates that he had a hair transplant in that year.
- Chris Martin
We all love to see him in Coldplay, fans begin to notice his hair growth after 2009, which means he clearly did a hair transplant procedure around then.
- Robbie Williams
The famous actor told the world about his hair transplant in 2013. He did an FUE procedure and was pleased with the results.
- Enrique Iglesias
The beloved singer didn’t confirm his hair transplant. But he appeared to be suffering from hair loss for a while before regaining hair with a transplant.
- Bradley Cooper
The famous actor talked about his use of Propecia to stop the progression of his balding. However, experts think he may have done an FUE hair transplant procedure in 2008.
- David Silva
The famous Spanish football player had to admit that he had a hair transplant since the red marks from the implantation were still visible in 2017.
- Lebron James
Some pictures showed that slight scarring on the back of the professional basketball player’s head. Based on them, we can say that he did the FUE and FUT method to transplant around 2,400 grafts.
- Tom Brady
There were always hair transplant rumors on this famous American football player, we know that he did not suffer from an extensive amount of hair loss; however, he seemed to have an FUE method hair transplant procedure.
Female Celebrities that have had Hair Transplants
In addition to males, many female celebrities around the world suffer from hair loss, however, they all look great after their hair transplant results. Most celebrities do not admit to doing any procedure, while, others do talk about their experience in public. Let’s see some notable celebrities who have had hair transplants in the past.
- Victoria Beckham
You may know her as a singer, a designer or a model. We notice how her hairline had receded. Therefore, she performed a hair transplant surgery with the DHI technique, which is the best technique for thinning hair.
- Naomi Campbell
Is a famous American model who has been struggling with traction alopecia from 2014, people started to talk around her, so she was concerned about restoring her hair growth, so she did a hair transplant and people know when they saw her wearing a head wrap in a formal event back in 2016.
- Fergie Duhamel
She is the frontwoman of the Black Eyed Peas band and has been dealing with thinning hair and wearing hair extensions in front of the camera, but to solve the issue from its roots, Fergie decided to do a hair transplant in the end.
- Jennifer Aniston
She is known for her amazing hair in the American TV series ‘friends.’ However, you may get surprised to know that she had to do a hair transplant to cover the bald patched in her scalp due to the hair extensions she used to wear on set.
- Oprah Winfrey
We have all seen her on TV for decades changing different hairstyles. But many people don’t know that she had a hair transplant. She talked about her hair loss later and decided to undergo hair transplant surgery.
- Stephanie Davis
She is known for her multiple roles in British TV shows, the internet recently trolls bullied her for her thining hair. So, she considered hair transplantation to own a good look.
- Kim Kardashian
The famous influencer in the world’s old photos have shown slight signs of thinning hair, however, according to the Life and Style magazine, Kim Kardashian’s had a hair transplant to fill in the missing chunks of hair on either side of her forehead.
- Lady Gaga
We have all seen her in odd and unique hairstyles, however, experts say that her hair loss is caused by autoimmune diseases, that is why it was very important to her to get a hair transplant.
- Tyra Banks
She is a model, businesswoman, and television personality that did not stop her from experiencing hair loss due to stress in her work; Banks didn’t talk about her hair transplant, however, it is very obvious in her recent picture the changing in her hair density.
- Ariana Grande
Her signature hairstyles lead to hair loss, from her Instagram pictures, fans saw that Ariana is experiencing thinning hair around her temples and hairline. However, these areas were later covered with a hair transplant.