Celebrities And Hair Replacement Surgeries

Majority of men are bound to lose hair; 40% by age 35, 65% by age 60, and 80% by age 80. But there is nothing to be embarrassed about. Baldness or a receding hairline in men is not a sign of old age. It is common for majority of men to lose their hair in their 20s and 30s. If you don’t love sporting the receding hairline and don’t want to welcome baldness, hair replacement surgery is an option you can consider.

Even celebrities around the world have had hair replacement surgeries. A lot has been circulating in celeb gossip about famous actors, hosts and sports players opting for hair transplants. Although some celebs have not been open about it and tend to shy away, many have been honest and revealed their thick secrets. Not only do they enjoy their thick patch of hair, they are also quite satisfied with the surgeries.

Below are a few famous celebrities who have had hair replacement surgeries:

Elton John

The legendary Elton John was among the first celebrities to get a hair transplant. It started out in early 70s and was hard to ignore since he was such a renowned musician. Sir Elton John could be stated as the one who pioneered hair transplant technology.

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson, known for his superb acting style and sharp features, was People’s sexiest man alive in 1985. Inside sources confirm that he had hair replacement surgery to cover his receding hairline in around 2006. Now he is very much pleased with his thick hair on the head.

Lois Walsh

Lois Walsh, a judge on the British TV show ‘The X Factor’, spent £30,000 on hair transplant after his friend Simon Cowell insisted him. Walsh has been quite public about his procedure, referring it to as ‘maintenance’ and recommends his surgeon to his friends.

Wayne Rooney

The Manchester United soccer star decided to opt for hair replacement surgery to combat his receding hairline. His team mates had even nicknamed him Bobby Charlton. The 26-year old took immediate action and spent over £13,000 on follicular unit extraction at a clinic in Harley Street. Rooney proudly shares his hair transplant with his Twitter followers.

Matthew McConaughey

This sexy heartthrob loves to show off his muscular built and hence was voted the sexiest man alive by People Magazine in 2005. His thinning hairline made him decide to opt for hair transplant surgery and he now enjoys a head full of hair.

You can also read a relevant blog posts talking about hair transplant treatment for celebrities here

There is more to this list of famous men who have had hair transplants. These include Jason Gardiner, Callum Best, Alistair McGowan, Gordon Ramsey, Kevin Costner, John Travolta, Brendan Fraser, Jude Law, Nicholas Cage, Ryan Gigs, Shane Warne, Michael Vaughan, Graham Gooch, Greg Matthews, Saurav Ganguly, and Austin Healey. Rumors were circulating for James Nesbitt who finally publicly admitted to having had two operations to disguise his thinning hair, back in 2009. This landed him major movie roles in Emilio Estevez’s drama The Way (Ralph Fiennes’ adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit).

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Mark is a writer for HDC, one of the largest Hair Transplant Clinics in Europe. If you need to know more about how much a hair transplant cost then visit their website and find all the information

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