The Best Celebrity Bob Haircuts of All Time Might Finally Convince You to Cut It Off
Celebrities switch up their hair colour and styles so frequently, you may have forgotten that many stars have tried out the bob haircut before.
While the style is massively popular in Hollywood right now, this isn’t the first time the look has been a choice of A-listers. From Beyoncé’s blunt, wavy bob in 2014 to Amandla Stenberg’s braided bob hairstyle at the Oscars in 2020 and, most recently, Jessie J’s DIY bob cut in 2021, we’ve rounded up the best bob haircuts we’ve seen since the early 2000s.
Whether you need a push to finally cut your hair or are already obsessed with going shorter and shorter, these celebrity bob haircuts will inspire you to make a change.
Charlize Theron's Bob Haircut in 2004
Charlize Theron styled her bob haircut into fingerwaves at the Oscars in 2004.
Eva Longoria's Bob Haircut in 2007
In 2007, Eva Longoria’s long bob haircut was given a side part and bouncy curls.
Beyoncé's Bob Haircut in 2014
Beyoncé arrived to the Grammys in 2014 with an angular bob haircut with blunt ends.
Sarah Hyland's Bob Haircut in 2015
Sarah Hyland’s caramel-colored and chin-length bob looked stunning at the Emmys in 2015.
Zendaya's Bob Haircut in 2017
Zendaya looked glamorous at the MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2017 with her curled bob.
Rihanna's Curly Bob Haircut in 2017
Rihanna styled her curly bob to give it the wet look for a New York benefit in 2017.
Kiernan Shipka's Bob Haircut in 2017
Kiernan Shipka showed off a newly cut blunt bob haircut at the MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2017.
Yara Shahidi's Bob Haircut in 2018
Yara Shahidi’s blunt, curly bob looked so cool at the MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2018.
Rowan Blanchard's Bob Haircut in 2018
We loved Rowan Blanchard’s wavy brown bob haircut at the premiere of A Wrinkle in Time in 2018.
Jhené Aiko's Bob Haircut in 2018
Singer Jhené Aiko showed off her wavy bob while performing in 2018.
Cardi B's Bob Haircut in 2018
Cardi B wore a sleek bob haircut with bangs at a pre-Grammys gala in 2018.
Kim Kardashian's Bob Haircut in 2019
Kim Kardashian stunned her fans when she went shorter than ever before in 2019.
Maisie Williams's Bob Haircut in 2019
Maisie Williams debuted a short brown bob and baby bangs at the Emmys in 2019, and we could barely contain our excitement.
Barbie Ferreira's Bob Haircut in 2019
We audibly gasped when we saw how short Barbie Ferreira had her hair cut in 2019.
Selena Gomez's Bob Haircut in 2019
Selena Gomez styled her long bob with flipped ends at the 2019 American Music Awards.
Bella Hadid's Bob Haircut in 2019
Bella Hadid shocked us all when she debuted a short bob haircut in 2019.
Kristen Bell's Bob Haircut in 2020
Kristen Bell styled her bob haircut super sleek for the 2020 Build Series.
Vanessa Hudgens's Bob Haircut in 2020
Vanessa Hudgens styled her hair in a long bob with a middle part for the 2020 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Chrissy Teigen's Bob Haircut in 2020
Chrissy Teigen wore her hair in a long bob at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Lucy Hale's Bob in 2020
Lucy Hale has had a bob for years, but during Paris Fashion Week in 2020, she styled it with a deep side part.
Lucy Boynton's Bob Haircut in 2020
At the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars party, Lucy Boynton stunned with a wavy bob hairstyle.
Amandla Stenberg's Braided Bob Hairstyle in 2020
Amandla Stenberg wore their hair in a braided bob style at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars party and looked amazing.
Kaia Gerber's Bob Haircut in 2020
Kaia Gerber loves to wear her bob haircut sleek with a middle part, like she did during Paris Fashion Week in 2020.
Marsai Martin's Braided Bob in 2020
Marsai Martin wore a gorgeous braided bob in 2020 with green metallic eye makeup.
Taylor Swift's Bob Haircut in 2020
Taylor Swift has alternated for years between a bob and longer cuts, but she looked amazing with this wavy style at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.