Styles and trends come and go. Trends in clothing, shoes, accessories, cars, and music change. What once was hot is no longer, and something else takes its spot at the top of public consciousness. It’s a normal cycle and has been happening for decades around the world. Tastes change and people are always on the lookout for the next big trend. There is a threshold with fashion trends, though. One can do only so much with pants, shirts, and skirts, and the human imagination does have its limits. The same can be said for hair; there’s only so much you can do with it. Different styles come and go all the time, but some are timeless in their beauty and ability to capture the attention of the world. Of course, the mullet is one of these styles. Although it lived in the mainstream for only a short time, its legend lives on today in the hearts and minds of us all. During the late ’80s and mid ’90s, the mullet was a force, and some of the biggest celebrities wore them with pride. For some reason in the late 2000s the mullet had a renaissance with many A-list taking one for a ride, like Scarlett and Kanye. The best celebrity mullets of all time comprise a list like the stars: infinite. Here is a small sampling.
Also known as Carol Brady from a little show called The Brady Bunch, Florence Henderson made the mullet sexy and proved that women could rock it too. Hers was more like a David Bowie/Ziggy Stardust mullet with the perfect amount of sensibility and Hollywood glamour. Her fashion sense inspired a generation of moms.
Billy Ray Cyrus
Don’t tell his achy breaky heart that his hair remains the subject of jokes and memes. The dad of Miley Cyrus was actually a successful country singer back in the day, and he had a couple of hits. His mullet had some down-home flair that got the boots a scootin’.
Professional athletes weren’t immune to the mullet. Andre Agassi was a grand slam–winning tennis player and Nike spokesman in the 1990s as well as a fashion icon and the bad boy of tennis. Even as it became obvious that he was losing his hair, his mullet raged on.
The queen of daytime television was once a popular stand-up comedian and did regular bits on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. In those days, her mullet was complemented by a set of bangs.
Hulk Hogan took his hairstyle to the extreme, sporting a hybrid mullet. He lost all his hair on top but kept the golden locks flowing out the back. He hid that fact with an ever-present bandana, but it always came off during a match and the mullet flowed with golden brilliance. I dare you to tell him his hair looks dumb.