Top 20 Famous Men with Long Hair

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Top 20 most famous men with long hair of all time

Some of these long haired guys are actors, musicians, athletes, celebrities, scientists, and other prominent cultural icons. The following list is of the most famous men with long hair of all time, and in no particular order. Being that they’re world famous, you should be able to recognize most, if not all of these long haired legends. 

Michael Jackson

michael jackson long hair

Known as the King of Pop. His voice and dance moves were pretty much the best ever. You can watch the new movie Michael Jackson’s This is It on Amazon.


jesus with long hair

According to the internet, Jesus is the most famous person in the world. He is often portrayed as having shoulder length long hair. Get this dashboard Jesus figure in your car to always have him as your co-pilot.

Albert Einstein

albert einstein long hair

Regarded as the greatest mind of the 1900’s. He’s best known for his theory of relativity and formulating the world’s most famous equation,  E=mc2. He also won Nobel Peace price in 1921. You can read the very interesting biography of Albert titled, “Einstein: His Life and Universe” or even listen to the audiobook. 

Che Guevara

che guevara

Che Guevara was a Marxist revolutionary who became a communist figure in the Cuban Revolution (1956–59), then went on to become a guerrilla leader in South America. After his death is when he became a pop cultural hero.

Bob Marley

bob marley singing

Achieved international fame with his reggae music. After his death he became a cultural icon. Watch the documentary title, “Marley” to get an inside look of Bob Marley’s life.

Leonardo Da Vinci


A true renaissance man who was a scientist, painter, mathematician. known for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.


fabio hair

This Italian-American actor/fashion model with flawless hair is famous for being the model for the covers of romance novels.

Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

Famous for his law of gravitation and explaining how gravity works. This biography of Sir Isaac Newton is great for kids and is full of interesting facts.

William Shakespeare

william shakespeare

The poet and playwright is best known for Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth


moses long hair

He was regarded as the most prominent Hebrew religious leader of the ancient era.

John Lennon

john lennon beatles

The Beatles band member, John Lennon is considered as the greatest lyricist and one of the greatest singer of all time.

Jim Morrison

jim morrison the doors

Famous for being the lead singer for The Doors.

Sitting Bull

sitting bull native american

Sitting Bull is arguably the most powerful and perhaps famous of all Native American chiefs he was known for his Bravery.

Kurt Cobain

Nirvana Kurt Kobain

This rock legend was the lead singer for Nirvana, which changed the music scene and helped transition music from the 80’s to the 90’s. The band was essentially the spokesperson for a generation (Generation X).

Ludwig Van Beethoven

ludwig van beethoven

Known for being the most famous classical composer in the world. Beethoven is remembered for his powerful and stormy compositions, and for continuing to compose and conduct even after he began to go deaf at age 28.

Brad Pitt

brad pitt long hair

Brad Pitt is an american actor that is an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner. His most widely recognized role may be playing Tyler Durden in the 1999 movie, Fight Club.

Christopher Columbus

christopher columbus explorer

Widely credited as the first European (Italian) explorer to cross the Atlantic Ocean to discover the Americas in 1942.

Johnny Depp

johnny depp

Famous Hollywood award-nominated actor who is known for his portrayal of odd-ball characters including Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean.

Diego Maradona

diego maradona

This Argentine is regarded as one of the greatest soccer players that the world has witnessed.

Karl Marx

karl marx portrait

Known for being a German revolutionary, whose works inspired the foundation of many communist regimes in the twentieth century. His ideas have had much influence in the creation of the modern world. You can read the “The Communist Manifesto” by Karl Marx. 

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson singing

One of the most famous country singers and songwriters.


Well, there you have it. The top 20 famous men with long hair of all time. Did we miss anybody? Comment below and we will add them to the list.


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    • Thanks for reading Mason! Glad you find the information useful.

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