Kim Kardashian and Other Celebs Who Want Cher’s Iconic Hair

The one and only Cher turns 71 on May 20. And though the singer/actress has had many memorable looks over the years — her outrageous Bob Mackie-designed costume from the “If I Could Turn Back Time” video comes to mind — the most iconic has to be the looong, parted-down-the-middle, stick-straight hairstyle that she first wore in the early ‘70s.


Cher and Sonny Bono

Cher went to great lengths to make her hair stand out. She wore it pin-straight and parted down the middle, as many other women did in the days of The Brady Bunch and mood rings, but Cher wore it hanging down to her waist as she traded barbs back and forth with Sonny Bono on The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)


Although the Oscar winner has used wigs throughout her six decades in showbiz, she confirmed in a 2013 Facebook chat that her natural hair is still “black and long.” Fun fact: She has also noted that her hair during her Sonny and Cher days was all real. (Photo: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian

The reality star has channeled Cher as of late, even though she chopped off her long locks at her shoulders last month, or so it appears. The filter that she uses on her Instagram photos to make them look retro also helps her in achieving a vintage Cher look. She could pass for a relative of the “I Got You Babe” singer, no? They do both have Armenian roots. (Photo: Gotham/GC Images)

Kylie Jenner

Naturally, Kim Kardashian’s little sister tries out a lot of the same beauty and fashion trends as her sibling. The cosmetics mogul certainly looked a lot like Kim looking a lot like Cher in NYC last month. (Photo: Gotham/GC Images)

Vanessa Hudgens

The Grease: Live star went back to another era — the ‘70s — when she sported bell-bottoms and a hairstyle that Cher would certainly recognize for an event. (Photo: Noam Galai/WireImage)

Jennifer Lopez

The fashion chameleon that is J.Lo rocked sleek, long locks à la Cher that fell to her waist at the 2016 Latin Grammy Awards. Conveniently, she could use her hair to cover anything that wasn’t covered by her racy ensemble! (Photo: JB Lacroix/WireImage)

Nicki Minaj

Minaj has switched up her hair again and has been wearing it long — very long — in the last few months. But her outrageous outfits haven’t changed. (Photo: Splash News)

Naomi Campbell

The supermodel was stylin’ — obviously — during her appearance on an Italian TV show. In fact, Cher would approve of many of Campbell’s recent looks. (Photo: Nicola Marfisi/Splash News)

Demi Lovato

Do you believe Lovato was inspired by Cher and other ’70s-era artists when she performed in a sparkling dress and Cher-like tresses at the 2017 Grammys? You should, because she sang “Stayin’ Alive” in tribute to the Bee Gees. It doesn’t get much more ’70s than that! (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for NARAS)


The Queen B sported a Cher-like ‘do for the 2017 Grammy Awards — super-straight and extra long. It’s just the way Cher liked it … until she entered her next hair phase. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Selena Gomez

The “Come and Get It” songstress was ahead of the latest Cher hair trend. She captured the style icon’s coif at the 2015 American Music Awards. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)


RiRi wore a variation of Cher hair to celebrate the launch of her Fenty Puma shoe line at Bergdorf Goodman in New York City. She adds her own brand of swagger to everything. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Ariel Winter

The Modern Family actress often sports a shoulder-length ’do, but she likes to go to extremes too — such as the look she wore for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Shay Mitchell

The former Pretty Little Liars star is a fan of Kim Kardashian’s style, so it’s not surprising that she tried out the Cher hair look last month at an ABC event. (Photo: Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

By using Yahoo you agree that Yahoo and partners may use Cookies for personalisation and other purposes