The Very Big Chop: Here's 22 Celebs Who Have Gone Bald

The Very Big Chop: Here's 22 Celebs Who Have Gone Bald

The bald and the beautiful.

Published September 7th

Sanaa Lathan shocked us all again debuting a fresh cut on Tuesday night. Listen, she’s taking her commitment to being in character for Nappily Ever After to heart.

Damn, didn’t she just go blonde?

Traditionally, most women undergo the big chop when transitioning from relaxed to natural (or get rid of excessive damage). However, now many — including celebs — are just looking to switch it up, and make their lives easier.

PSA: Nothing says fresh start than a fresh new ‘do. We’ve rounded up 22 celebs who took the plunge, and might inspire you to the same.

  1. Sanaa Lathan

    #NappilyEverAfter 👶🏽

    A post shared by Sanaa Lathan (@sanaalathan) on

  2. Zoë Kravitz

    Oh shit: part 2 #newhair #whodis? @majormoonn @nikkinelms

    A post shared by Zoë Kravitz (@zoeisabellakravitz) on

  3. Keke Palmer

    she a lil' street but she so suhweet

    A post shared by keke (@keke) on

  4. Janelle Monae

    @janellemonae 💜 #WhenDovesCry 🕊#MarieClaire #HandMadeJewelry #HairJeweler #Doves #HairByNikkiNelms 🕊RIP Prince

    A post shared by Hair MacGyver 💇🏻💇🏼💇🏽💇🏾💇🏿 (@nikkinelms) on

  5. Keke Wyatt

    I look so much like my mommy!!! Crazy!!! @missjazzy60 🤦‍♀️

    A post shared by Keke Wyatt (@keke_wyatt) on

  6. Michaela Coel

    Dark. Skinned. Dark-Skinned. Extreme Melanin, stroke yourself.

    A post shared by Michaela Coel (@michaelacoel) on

  7. Danai Gurira

    Happy birthday Mr Yeun! Hope you had an incredible day! Couldn't love and admire you more!! @steveyeun

    A post shared by Danai Gurira (@danaigurira) on

  8. Amandla Steinberg


    A post shared by amandla (@amandlastenberg) on

  9. Taraji P. Henson

    It's been a minute. She's been busy AF!!! 👀💇🏾💋💋💋

    A post shared by taraji p henson (@tarajiphenson) on

  10. Jaden Smith

    A post shared by Jaden Smith (@c.syresmith) on

  11. K. Michelle

    Thanks momma for these lips. They used to tease me in school about them. I woke up like this.

    A post shared by K. Michelle (@kmichellemusic) on

  12. Jill Scott
    (Photo: Charles Norfleet/FilmMagic)
  13. Halsey
    (Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
  14. Viola Davis
    (Photo: Jason Merritt/WireImage)
  15. Solange Knowles
    (Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images)
  16. Chrisette Michelle
    (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
  17. Raven-Symone
    (Photo: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
  18. Kelis
    (Photo: Jon Furniss/Gety Images)
  19. Nicole Ari Parker
    (Photo: Dr. Billy Ingram/WireImage)
  20. Jennifer Hudson

    All black every thang! Who needs hair, when u serving face !

    A post shared by Jennifer Hudson (@iamjhud) on

  21. Willow Smith
    (Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
  22. Goapele

    🐝 📷 @xoxohadas

    A post shared by goapele (@goapele) on

Written by Janell M. Hickman

(Photo: SANAA LATHAN via Instagram)


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