Men with Red Hair

Actor Michael Fassbender with red hair and beard

Red hair attracts attention because red is the least common hair color. Find out how red-haired men style their hair. You may also find some hairstyle inspiration in our line-up of red-haired male stars.
Worldwide, only 1 – 2 % of people have naturally red hair. There are certainly more people with black, brown, and blonde hair than redheads. Because it is rare, red hair is considered special.
Red hair is most prevalent among people of northern or western European ancestry (2 – 6 %). Especially Irish man and women come to mind. Red hair comes in many shades between light strawberry-red to deep mahogany red. Women like to color their hair red because it looks attractive. In contrast, red-haired men usually have to thank nature for their red hair.

The Looks of Red-Haired Men

Red hair is a dominant part of a man's appearance. People readily associate red hair with red-haired fairy tale characters like King Redbeard and the particularly mischievous red-headed leprechauns. Dependent on the haircut, red-haired men may look impish or stylish.   

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