Only 1 – 2% of the world’s population has rare and spectacular red hair. We’re counting down some of Hollywood’s luckiest and most gorgeous redheads!
This beautiful Aussie redhead has been turning heads since she first starred in 2002’s Scooby Doo movie. The lovely actress’s star has been on the rise ever since. She is also one half of a notable Hollywood power couple! She married comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in 2010.
Born in 1960, the lovely Julianne Moore has been a regular Hollywood face since the 90s. She has starred in a string of critically and publicly acclaimed films while earning herself five Academy Award nominations and taking home one of the prestigious statuettes. The actress is also a children’s author! She’s written a series of books about a little heroine who has, you guessed it, red hair.
There wasn’t single TV viewer who didn’t fall in love with Debra Messing during her stint on the iconic show, Will & Grace. The fiery redhead has had a thriving career in the industry. The New York native first gained the attention of the spotlight with her good looks and easy charm back in 1995, first appearing in small cameo TV roles.
This English rose has fast become one of TV’s most recognizable faces. Sophie Turner has starred in the wildly popular HBO series, Game of Thrones, since 2011. With her regal features, flowing auburn locks and piercing blue eyes, fans of the series have been charmed by the British actress’s beauty.
Since graduating from New York’s famed Juilliard School, Jessica Chastain has enthralled movie and theatre audiences. The red-haired Californian had notably starred in Interstellar, Zero Dark Thirty, The Martian and The Help. In 2012, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
This American actress was actually born in Italy. Amy Adams, as of 2017, is one of the world’s most highly paid actresses. The beauty is often mistaken for another redhead on our list, Isla Fisher! Adams is one of seven siblings, a happy mom of one daughter and is, to our utter surprise, 43 years old.
Most beloved for her role in Mad Men as the fierce and quick-witted Miss Joan Holloway, Christina Hendricks is one of the most gorgeous redheads to have made the list. You might be surprised to discover, that the actress is not a natural redhead. Her signature locks are indeed, dyed. Nonetheless, with her brilliant head of hair and stunning curves, this actress earns the well-deserved title of one of the world’s most beautiful redheads.
Nicole Kidman is definitely one of Australia’s greatest exports. The actress has starred in countless acclaimed films while earning herself one Academy Award and five Golden Globes. The redheaded beauty has also had her fair share of high profile Hollywood romances. She was married to fellow actor Tom Cruise and is currently married to country singer, Keith Urban.
Though she got her start in Hollywood as a fresh-faced child actress, Lindsay Lohan has grown into an undeniable mature beauty. Despite her early successes, the starlet has battled with addiction in recent years. Lohan is set to return to television screens with a new reality TV show currently in production.
While Emma Stone is actually a natural blonde, we couldn’t help but include her in our list of red hot redheads. The actress’s career continues to thrive. She made waves with her lead role in 2017’s musical film La La Land, alongside heartthrob, Ryan Gosling. Renowned producer, Judd Apatow, suggested she dye her hair red for the comedy, Superbad, back in 2007.
Marcia Cross has come a long way since her start in the industry on day time soaps. The green-eyed actress first broke hearts with her memorable leading role in Melrose Place. She triumphantly returned to the small screen, playing the conservative housewife, Bree Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives in the early 2000s.
If there is one woman who takes the title for Hollywood’s most beloved redhead, it might just be the lovely Julia Roberts. The actress has wooed audiences since the nineties with iconic roles in movies like Pretty Woman, Mystic Pizza, Steel Magnolias and Erin Brockovitch. As of 2007 Roberts’s net worth was estimated to stand at a whopping $140 million.
Kate Winslet not only boasts a spectacular head of locks, the beauty is also one of this generation’s finest actresses. Winslet made waves starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in the iconic and tragic romance epic, Titanic. The actress has only proved to get better with each passing year. Though Winslet is now a blonde, we will always think of her as one of our favorite redheaded stars.
This actress first rose to fame with her role as feisty Donna on That 70s Show. Prepon is now known for her more mature character, Alex, on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. The actress has had her fair share of hair colors, but we most definitely prefer red!
Petsch might be one of the lesser-known women on our list, but this gorgeous rising star is most certainly deserving of her spot. Madelaine plays the role of Cheryl Blossom on CW’s wildly popular series, Riverdale. The actress, with her impossibly long red locks and even longer legs, has a growing avid fan base.
Lana Del Rey
With her sultry singing voice, full lips and dark auburn hair, it’s no wonder that songstress Lana Del Rey has charmed the music industry. Del Rey is known for signature singing style of 50s Americana-inspired music and her regal air of old Hollywood glamor. She notably contributed to the soundtracks for films like The Great Gatsby and Maleficent.
This redhead developed an early taste for fame growing up amongst the rush and spectacle of Las Vegas. Righetti got her start at just 15 years old when she won an international model search competition. She has since starred in the The OC and The Mentalist.
Rachel McAdams has been a blonde and a brunette but the world would fall in love with the actress as a redhead, in her beloved lead role in The Notebook. McAdams starred alongside Ryan Gosling in the retro-romance that audiences simply couldn’t get enough of. The star continues to enthral audiences and critics with her beauty and acting prowess.
Yet another lady of Game of Thrones takes a spot on our list. Rose Leslie is as lovely as her name suggests. The actress would star on the series for three consecutive seasons, playing Ygritte. The redhead would also find love on screen with her costar, Kit Harington. The loved-up pair wed in 2017.
Tilda Swinton is the androgynous beauty who was wowed on screen and stage for years. With her luminous skin and flaming red hair, Swinton has graced the covers of numerous high profile fashion magazines. The actress is rumored to be set to play the iconic role of David Bowie in an upcoming biopic.
This American-British actress is known for more than just her lovely red locks. Gillian Anderson garnered worldwide fame for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi drama series The X-Files. The actress continues to land roles while pursuing her humanitarian efforts.
There was no escaping stardom with Emma Roberts’ genes! She is the daughter of the award-winning actor, Eric Roberts and the niece of another one of our chosen redheads, none other than Julia Roberts. The actress has starred in a string of movies including Nerve, We’re The Millers and Valentine’s Day. The beauty is a regular face on many best dressed lists and can most recently be seen in the series American Horror Story.
Florence Welch is the fierce front-woman of the band Florence and the Machines. The British songbird is known for her hauntingly beautiful vocals and her signature cascading red locks. She has earned herself a Grammy Award with tracks like Dog Days Are Over and Rabbit Heart.
Bryce Dallas Howard
It seems this actress always had talent running through her veins. Bryce Dallas Howard is the daughter of the esteemed director, Ron Howard. The beauty got her start on Broadway before landing roles in movies like Lady in the Water, The Village and Jurassic World. Howard has been married to fellow actor Seth Gabel since 2006.
This red-haired lady has been heating up screens for years. Bella Thorne first made her debut as a child model in the early 2000s, she has since blossomed into an actress, author and singer. Now known for her wild antics and revealing fashion sense, Thorne has recently starred in movies like The Babysitter, You Get Me and Assassination Nation.
Born in Boston, Connie Britton has a long and thriving career in Hollywood. Britton played the much-loved female lead on the sports drama Friday Night Lights. She then showed off her impressive singing skills play Rayna Jaymes on the musical country drama, Nashville.
Evan Rachel Wood
Though you’ll catch this actress with a head full of blonde hair on the current series, Westworld, Evan Rachel Wood wowed fans in her days as a fiery redhead. She first gained the world’s attention when she starred as a troubled teen in the 2003 film, Thirteen. Wood also had a high-profile and eccentric long term relationship with rock musician, Marilyn Manson.
Rose McGowan has long graced magazine covers hailed as one of the world’s most beautiful women. The actress first gained stardom when she landed a role in the cult horror classic, Scream. She is now known as an outspoken feminist activist who alleged that famed producer Harvey Weinstein behaved inappropriately towards her.
With her full lips and enviable physique, it’s no wander Cintia Dicker has captivated the modeling world. Her famous good looks have landed her modeling jobs with Tom Ford, Victoria’s Secret and Yves Saint Laurent. The natural redhead continues to dominate catwalks of the globe’s fashion capitals earning her a growing fan base from her home country of Brazil.
With her Scottish descent, actress Karen Gillan has inherited luminous pale skin and flaming locks. Gillan received recognition for her starring role in the long-running BBC series, Doctor Who, playing Amy Pond. In 2018, she released her first feature film as writer and director, entitled The Party’s Just Beginning.