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Because natural redheads make up less than 2% of the population, there aren’t that many famous ones. A lot of the famous redheads you know and love are actually redheads ‘by choice’, and there are also a few famous natural redheads you might not even know are redheads. Here is a roundup of 22 of the most famous redheads both natural and ‘by choice’: 

Nicole Kidman

We most often see her as a blonde these days, but Nicole Kidman is a natural redhead as seen in some of her earlier work like Practical Magic and her red hair seems to be making a comeback this year. 

Julianne Moore

Fair skin, freckles, and natural red hair are Julianne Moore’s signature look and she only dyes her hair if the film absolutely calls for it. 

Ed Sheeran

This famous singer is a natural redhead through and through thanks to his Irish heritage. 

Reba McEntire

Country music legend Reba McEntire is a natural redhead whose hair has started to fade with age, but she keeps on rocking the red. 

Jessica Chastain

Award-winning actress Jessica Chastain is known for her natural red hair and won’t dye it for a role. 

Marcia Cross

Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross is known for her fiery ‘by choice’ locks which she lost in her fight against cancer — but has since grown back!

 

Madelaine Petsch

This Riverdale starlet’s red hair is all-natural! She’s become the queen of red hair for her generation and we love it!

Isla Fisher

This rom-com actress is known for her red hair and it’s all-natural!

Prince Harry

In the spotlight since birth, Prince Harry has become a redhead favorite around the world and is known for his light red hair and beard.

Bernadette Peters

This movie star’s curly red locks that have been around since birth, and they aren’t going anywhere. 

Debra Messing

This Will and Grace star is another one known for red hair but it’s not natural. She is a redhead ‘by choice‘!

Rupert Grint

Harry Potter’s Ron Weasly couldn’t be played by anyone other than natural redhead Rupert Grint. 

Tina Louise

Famous for playing a character aptly named Ginger on Gilligans Island, Lousie was actually once named “Most Beautiful Redhead”. 

GILLIGAN’S ISLAND, Tina Louise, 1964-1967

Conan O’Brien

With a last name like O’Brien, his natural red hair should be no surprise. 

Emma Stone

Stone dyed her hair for her role in Superbad and we think it suits her quite well. 

Emma Stone

Molly Ringwald

She might be known for her red locks, but Molly Ringwald’s red hair isn’t real! She dyed it red to get noticed in the film industry and it worked!

Amy Adams

Although she was born a blonde, Adams is famous for her red hair which had a big impact on her career.

Geri Halliwell

The Spice Girls Ginger Spice is actually not even a real redhead! Her natural hair is an ashy brown, but she has had it every shade of red imaginable. 

Christina Hendricks

Mad Men star Christina Hendricks looks great as a redhead but naturally, she is a blonde. 

Lindsay Lohan

2000s teen movie icon Linsday Lohan has been embracing her natural red hair and freckles for years!

Shaun White

Pro snowboarder and Olympic athlete Shaun White is an all-natural redhead.

Lucille Ball

We couldn’t forget one of the most iconic redheads there ever was but did you know Lucille Ball isn’t a natural redhead? That’s right she was born a brunette but rocked red hair for most of her career.

Rock it like a Redhead!