- Some celebrities have started embracing their natural grey or white hair, and others have sought out the trendy look by dyeing their locks.
- In recent years, the look has become even more popular among Hollywood stars like Andy Cohen, Jamie Lee Curtis, and George Clooney.
- Younger celebrities like Kelly Osbourne have sought out the look by dyeing their hair different shades of silver.
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Many celebrities have rocked grey hair throughout the years, whether they got there naturally or did so with the help of some dye.
Keep scrolling to see some of the best celebrity grey-hair looks.
Jamie Lee Curtis has worn her hair grey and white for years with her iconic short cut.
The actress wears her hair short with a natural whitish-grey colour that she plays up with bright-white outfits and fashion-forward looks.
According to Yahoo News, Jamie Lee Curtis reportedly quit dyeing her hair in 2017 because she wanted to stop putting “burning chemicals on her head.”
Steve Martin went grey by the time he was in his 30s.
Today, Steve Martin’s hair looks more white than grey, but it continues to be a staple of his look.
George Clooney has grey hair and a beard to match.
According to GQ, he said, “I was watching ‘Up in the Air’ and I thought, ‘Jesus, who’s the old, grey-haired guy?’ And it was me.”
Today, it appears Clooney has learned to embrace the hue.
Idris Elba also has grey in his beard.
Idris Elba hasn’t gone completely grey on his head yet, but he’s got some silvery whiskers in his beard.
His beard also became an iconic staple to his look and Elba has even said he has insecurities about shaving it for roles.
Kelly Osbourne is a big fan of bottled-grey hair.
Not all grey locks are natural. Kelly Osbourne is a big fan of silver and grey hairstyles, and she often infuses them with lavender and purple tones.
“It’s something I’ve wanted to do my whole life, I’ve always wanted to be young and have grey hair,” Osbourne told “The Talk” in 2012, according to the Daily Mail.
Diane Keaton has gone from blonde to grey in recent years.
The actress debuted her fully grey locks during the 2014 Golden Globes – trading her bottle-blonde days for a more natural hue.
She’s been rocking it ever since.
Andy Cohen has said he’s never dyed his hair.
The Bravo host told fans in 2013 that he doesn’t colour his hair and he’s just going with the flow when it comes to it going grey.
“I promise you I’m not dyeing my hair,” he said on his show “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen” in 2013. “I’ve never [dyed my hair].”
Helen Mirren has debuted many silver hairstyles.
In recent years, British actress Helen Mirren’s blonde locks have turned a silvery-white.
In a 2015 interview with The Daily Mail, Mirren said that women should be fearless with their hair and not worry about changing with the times.
“I loved it when I dyed my hair pink. A lot of women get stuck at what they are good at and what they did between the ages of 18 and 28 and they never have the courage to change that,” she told the publication. “Some people have a classic haircut and it works for them and that’s great, but it’s much better to accept how you look now and then be modern.”
Stacy London is known for her signature grey streak.
Stacy London told Into The Gloss that she dealt with severe psoriasis that interacted with strep throat when she was a child, which, she said, is when her grey streak showed up.
She’s rocked the streak for her whole career as a fashion guru and now says she’ll never part with it.
“There was a deep sense of insecurity that I traded the grey streak in for as sort of a badge of honour,” she said. “Now, I even have a grey clause with Pantene, where I said ‘You can do whatever you want to my hair but you can’t dye my grey streak.’ It’s a part of me!”
Patrick Dempsey became McDreamy with grey hair.
James Pickens Jr. has a fully grey beard now.
Dempsey’s “Grey’s Anatomy” costar James Pickens Jr. started on the show in 2005, and his beard has gone grayer over time as well.
He rocks it on the series and in real life, too.
Since leaving “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart has debuted a grey beard to match his hair.
The comedian had a head of grey hair on “The Daily Show,” but since he left in 2015, he’s also grown a grey beard.
The famously funny Jon Stewart is no stranger to cracking jokes about his changing appearance, either.
“This must be so exciting for you to see me here,” he said at the 11th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in New York City in 2017, according to The Daily Beast. “‘Oh, I can’t believe it, it’s Jon Stewart’s grandfather!'”
Meryl Streep has starred in many movies with her grey tresses.
Meryl Streep has let the natural grey grow into her blonde hair. Fans went wild for the look, especially when they saw Streep with white hair in her iconic role asMiranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada.”
She rocked the above look at the 2018 Oscars in a stunning red dress.
Steve Carell’s face spurred a thousand memes when fans realised he was almost completely grey in 2017.
Carell joked about the internet’s obsession with his hair with Entertainment Tonight later that year, saying, “I am so sick of people just looking at me for my physical attributes. It’s just genetic. There’s nothing I can do.”
He later added, “I’m bursting with pride. That’s very nice.”
Tan France rocks his iconic grey hair on “Queer Eye.”
The resident fashion guru on Netflix’s “Queer Eye” has never shied away from his prematurely grey tresses.
“I very much embrace my hair, and even how I’m going grey early, which is very typical for South Asian men,” Tan France told Refinery29 in 2018. “I embrace all of these things and I hope it empowers other kids who aren’t Caucasian to feel like they should be empowered to be who they are.”
Lily Allen debuted her grey streaks on Instagram.
Tia Mowry posted a selfie showing off her grey curls.
She captioned the post,” Y’all my #fro is growing!! #naturalhair.”