Last updated on November 29th, 2023 at 10:24 pm
We are always looking to celebrities in Hollywood to see the next biggest trends. So here we have found the best Celebrity Short Hairstyles for Men to inspire your next haircuts. There will be many famous faces on this list that you will recognize instantly. From Brad Pitt to Denzel Washington, there will be a style here that will match what type of hair you have.
If you are tired of your same old buzz cut and are looking to enhance your style, you have come to the right place. On this list, you will find short but stylish hairstyles for men that are some of the hottest looks for 2023. Another wonderful thing about this list is finding hairstyles for all different ages and face types. Here you will find styles with short fades, some with long shaggy locs, and even some more traditional styles like a simple low fade style. Now let’s look at the 50 best celebrities with short hairstyles.
1. Short Messy Crop Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
First up is this wonderful short messy, cropped haircut. This style would be so easy to take care of because it is meant to be worn a bit messy. He has his edges evenly trimmed around the hairline, and it looks so good.
2. Textured Tom’s Hair
Tom Cruise has been known for all the fantastic hairstyles he wears, and this textured Tom’s hair is no different. He has his hair grown out to about the ears with a few messy layers on top.
3. Low Fade Cut Celebrity Short Hairstyles for Men
Beckham knows how to wear his hair, and here it has a wonderful style called a low fade haircut. This haircut will keep the sides buzzed short and a few inches left on the top. You can wear it naturally like David in the photo above or spike it up if you are going somewhere special.
4. Super Short Celebrity Hairstyles for Men Look
Nick Jones is wearing a super short look on this list of the best celebrity hairstyles. This is a wonderful style if you are trying to keep it simple and easy in the mornings because all you would have to do is wake up, ready to go.
5. Short Honey Highlights Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Just out, this baby faces Zac Efron with his short honey highlights throughout his hair. If you want to get this type of hairstyle, you first grow out your hair so that you can push your bangs over the side, and then after that, ask your hairdresser if they would add in some honey highlights.
6. Short Fade Brushed Up Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Justin Timberlake is the face of this celebrity hairstyle with short hair, and that is because he has always been a fashion icon and an A-list signer. Here he has styled his hair with a fade and brushed it up in the front section, and he looks so good.
7. Long and Shiny Auburn Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Everyone knows Brad Pitt, and men have been using him as a fashion inspiration for years. In this photo above, he is wearing his hair long and shiny, and it is dyed an auburn color; if you want to try this, look out part of your hair on one side and brush it over, almost like a comb-over.
8. Traditional Short Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
James Bond always has the most classic short hair in his movies. For this look, he is wearing a traditional short hairstyle with the sides trimmed short and the top styled in a brushed-over look. This is perfect for people with oval faces.
9. Short and Texturized Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Denzel Washington is one of the biggest celebrities to hit the big screen. He looks so happy here with his short and texturized afro hairstyle. This would be a great hairstyle for men that already have small curls in their hair.
10. Spiky Short Spritz Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Check out this spiky short spritz celebrity hairstyle. He has kept his hair all-natural and is not worried about the gray coming through. If you would like to try this style out, make sure you invest in some good hair products to wear your spiky style all day.
11. Modified Buzz Cut Hairstyle
Celebrities wear their hair in simple buzz-cut styles too. In the photo above, he is wearing his hair in a modified buzz-cut hairstyle, and it is a short and simple look that will keep you looking your best.
12. Medium Length Hairstyle
Bradly Cooper is one of the most fashionable men in Hollywood regarding hairstyles. In this particular photo, he is wearing his hair in a medium-length hairstyle, it is one of his signature celebrity hairstyles.
13. Layered Short Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Justin Biber has to be one of the most popular celebrities in Hollywood. Here he is wearing his hair in a short layered hairstyle, and the front section is styled up spiky. To get this short celebrity style, make sure that you trim the edges to your natural hairline and leave the front section long enough to wear spiked up.
14. Wavy Long Bangs Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Harry Potter has worn many different hairstyles throughout the years. But, in this photo, he is all grown up and has a haircut with long wavy bangs. This is one of his best hairstyles, and if you wanted to copy it, you would be right on style for 2022.
15. Slicked and Neat Haircut
Messi is known for more than just his soccer skills; he also always has a fresh haircut when taking the field. He loves wearing his hair in a slicked and neat haircut as he has here in the photo above. If you are an active man like Messi, you should consider giving this style a shot.
16. Freely Medium Length Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Next up on this short celebrity hairstyle list is this freely medium-length look for blonde hair. Try parting your hair on the side and leaving it natural to get this surfer vibe as they have in the photo above.
17. Long Frontal Swirl on Celebrity Short Hairstyles for Men
Here is a short spiral hairstyle with a swirl in the front section of hair. To get this look, you will need to add several layers to your hair and comb it over in the front when it is wet, or you can also add in a hair paste to make it stay in place all day long.
18. Spritz Out Wavy Celebrity Short Hairstyles for Men
This classy hairstyle is called a spritz for medium and short wavy hair. If you love wearing your hair a bit messy, this would be a great hairstyle for you to try out.
19. Long Enflamed Hairstyle
Johnny Depp is one of the most iconic men in Hollywood that likes wearing his hair in different fashions. This long enflamed hairstyle has curtain bangs and keeps the hair in the front longer than the back.
20. Long Silky Hairstyle
Here is a movie star from the popular movie Dallas Buyers Club. He is wearing his long locs in a long silky hairstyle that would be easy to take care of. You could wear this hairstyle long and down like in the photo above or try pulling the hair back into a top knot look.
21. Colored Messy Mop Celebrity Short Hairstyles for Men
Ed Sheeran is not only famous for his singing attributes but also for his signature red hair. This hairstyle is called a colored messy mop, and it looks perfect.
22. Short-Shaved Sides Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
This short celebrity hairstyle is a style called short with shaved sides. He has gone with a nice clean-shaven look to accompany his short hairstyle. To get this style keep the sides short and shaved but leave enough length on top to spike it up as they have in the headshot above.
23. Long and Emo Bangs with Short Hairstyles for Men
24. Medium Length Dreadlocks
Will Smith’s son is a celebrity all on his own. In the photo above, he is sporting a hairstyle for men called long dreadlocks. He has decided to shave one side of his and let the dreads push over to the other side, and it looks so good.
25. Star Classic Hairstyle
Speaking of the movie star Will Smith, he is wearing a classic star hairstyle. He has a nice even buzz cut all around, and it is a style that would be great for men of all ages.
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26. Short Spiky Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Robert Downey Jr usually rocks this medium-length spiky hairstyle to his movie premiers. If you wanted to copy his look, all you would have to do is grow your hair out and part it on the side, then add in some hair product and brush it over in a comb-over style.
27. Medium Dry Look
Leo is the king of trendy hairstyles. Ever since his big debut on Titanic, he has been a Hollywood heartthrob known best for his short celebrity hairstyles. He has all of his hair slicked back and pushed behind the ears in this style, and the results are so handsome.
28. Short Bowl Cut Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Hollywood funnyman Ryan Reynolds loves wearing his hair in a medium bowl cut. You will need to ask for a fade on the sides while keeping the main section of hair a few inches long to get this hairstyle. After that, you can spike it up or leave it naturally brushed down; either way, you are going to love your new hairstyle.
29. Short Bush Cut Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
If bush cuts are good enough for 007, they are good enough for anyone to wear. A bush cut is a hairstyle for men that leaves the hair short all over the head, but you will have enough hair leftover on the top to create whichever hairstyle you prefer.
30. Short Spiky Hair
Here is another Justin Bieber hairstyle that is worth recreating. He is wearing his hair in a short spiky style that has the edges trimmed up nicely to his natural hairline, with the hair in the front styled straight up.
31. Short School Look
21 Jumpstreet star Channing Tatum knows all about short school hairstyles from pretending to be a high schooler when he was well into his 30s. In the photo above, he is wearing a short school hairstyle that would be perfect for wearing on your first day back to school.
32. Dreamy Volume Short Fade Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Dreamy volume fades are the best way to describe this short celebrity hairstyle. This action star has to make sure his hair is always looking good in his big Blockbuster hits, and this is a very easy hairstyle to recreate.
33. Short Fade Celebrity Haircuts for Men with Line
Here is one of England’s biggest movie stars, Tom Hardy. In the photo above, he is wearing his hair with a short fade with a single line cut right into his head. If you can, try growing out your beard to this long and shaggy look to enhance your simple buzz-cut style.
34. Medium Wavy Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Marky Mark has been a hair icon in Hollywood for over 20 years now, and because of that, you can not go wrong with recreating one of his dreamy hairstyles. The photo above has medium wavy hair that reaches his shoulders.
35. Semi Bald Thi Hairstyle
We told you that there were going to be some short hairstyles on this list, and here is a semi-bald Thai hairstyle for you. In the photo above, he has a hairstyle with one length that is trimmed to his natural hairline.
36. Curly Medium Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Sometimes it can be hard for men with naturally curly hair to find the right hairstyle to wear. But look no further; we have the best short curly hairstyle for men that you can try out right away. To get this look try growing your hair out to about shoulder length in the back, but cut the front short and throw in a subtle side part; you will love the way you look.
37. Short Soft Celebrity Hairstyles for Men
Matt Damon usually has a pretty simple short celebrity hairstyle. Above, he is wearing a short soft style that would look wonderful with any hair type and can be worn at any age.
38. Medium Length Curly Hairstyles for Men
If you have long curly or wavey hair, you could try this simple look. Because it is such a simple look, all you would need to do is brush your hair back in the morning, and you are set for the whole day.
39. Textured and Choppy Cut
Textured and choppy cuts are best worn when your hair is at a medium length. In the photo above, he has paired his hairstyle with a clean, shaven face, and the contrast between the styles looks perfect.
40. Medium Brushed Up
Classy styles will always be in fashion no matter where you live, and because of that, you should try out this medium brushed up style. He has a nice short fade on the sides and in the back, but the hair on top is left long enough to style a brushed back type of look.
41. Formal Medium Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Jim Carry was one of the most popular celebrities with short hair in the early 2000s. He is wearing his hair in a formal medium haircut that works best for businessmen or anyone who likes looking their best.
42. Medium Slicked Back Undercut
Another Justin Biber hairstyle for you to try out, but he is more mature than the other two on this list in this look. Here is has dyed his hair a bright blonde hue and slicked it back with the slightest touch of an undercut. This would be a great short celebrity hairstyle to try out during the summer.
43. Medium Short Spike Hair
Ben Affleck has been one of Hollywood’s leading men for a long time now, and if you love him or hate him, you cannot deny that he has great style. In this photo, he is wearing a medium-short spiky hairstyle that he is best known for on the red carpets.
44. Funky Undercut
Brad Pitt is always dressing to impress, and with this funky undercut hairstyle, he is doing just that. If you want to look like Brad, ask for a short fade on the sides and brush back the remaining long layer on the top.
45. Long Hair Undercut
Two Brads in a row! Here he is wearing a long hairstyle with an undercut around the edges. This is a versatile hairstyle that can be worn down like in the photo above, or you could always pull it up into a man bun or a top knot to keep the hair out of your face.
46. 40s Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Here is a throwback to the 1940s style. This simple style from the past will keep your hair short around the sides and nape, with a part on one side and the rest of the hair brushed over. To look as good as the celebrity in the photo above, try adding in a hair paste or gel so that you know you will look all day long.
47. Classic Celebrity Haircuts for Men
Ladies man, Ryan Gossling always seems to have a smirk on his face like in the photo above, maybe it is because he knows his hair is always on point. He is wearing a classic hairstyle in the photo above and this short but sexy look will always be in style.
48. Simple Volume Hair
Simple-volume hair is the best way to describe this hairstyle for men. Here he has a part on one side and has brushed the rest of the hair over for a fresh-looking hairstyle that any man would be proud to wear.
49. Burst Fade Mohawk
Chadwick Boseman is wearing a burst fade mohawk haircut here that looks so classy. Burst fades are one of the most popular ways to wear your hair because it keeps the sides short and looking tidy. This is a great hairstyle for men that love to wear their hair naturally.
50. Long Hair Dreads
This last dread style is a long hair with dreadlocks style. It looks like they have added a bright blonde hue over all of the dreadlocks and kept the hair at the root a dark natural color.
We often look to celebrities to see the latest fashion and hair trends. After reviewing the 50 best short celebrity hairstyles did you find any that you would like to recreate? Or did you see any that you were wearing before these stars? Let us know down below, we always appreciate your thoughts.
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