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The Many Terrible Wigs of Johnny Depp 

Jacob Shelton
Updated June 12, 2019 4.3k votes 589 voters 39.7k views 20 items

List Rules Vote up the most terrible, most obvious wigs.

Being an A-List star like Johnny Depp has its perks. Beyond the obvious stuff like having enough money to buy your own private island, and being able to escape from the Australian penal system relatively unscathed, you never age and you never suffer from hair loss! Sort of. Unless our theory about celebrities being a part of an ageless coven of acting witches is correct, you can bet that with the cash that comes with a hundred million dollar film opening you can buy some pretty great plastic surgery. Or in Johnny Depp’s case, you can buy the best hairpieces known to man. We know, it’s basically heresy to say that your boyfriend, Johnny Depp, is losing his hair as he grows older and might be vain enough to purchase wigs and weaves of various lengths, but it’s true! We think. To back up our hypothesis of Depp’s balding, we’ve put together a list of the many terrible wigs of Johnny Depp. Maybe after you read it you’ll see the light.

Some of the absolutely horrendous wigs on this list are from his films where, admittedly, he has very little control over what he wears. (In fact he probably has little control ever - Johnny Depp fashion is a serious business with many parties involved, to be sure) But the disconcerting thing is that he tried to pass off a lot of these hairpieces as his actual hair. How dumb do you think we are Johnny Depp? We can spot a Johnny Depp hair piece (or Affleck or Travolta one, for that matter) from a mile away.

Prepare to be assaulted with the absolutely proof of Johnny Depp’s hair loss with this list of the absolutely terrible wigs he’s worn throughout his career. When you’re done cursing the heavens, vote up the most obviously horrible Johnny Depp wig below. And if you want to hash it out about Johnny Depp’s hair and overall style in the comments we suggest you bring your A game.
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The Nick Lachey
The Nick Lachey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Many Terrible Wigs of Johnny Depp
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While doing press in 2009, Depp was spotted sporting this boy band-inspired hair piece that really works well (i.e. looks worse) with a pair of purple sunglasses.
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Edward Wighands
Edward Wighands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Many Terrible Wigs of Johnny Depp
Photo:  Edward Scissorhands/20th Century Fox
We know you love the silent, baby faced Johnny Depp in his first outing with Tim Burton in Edward Scissorhands, but we hate to break it to you, most of that hair isn't even his.
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Pirates of the Wigabbean
Pirates of the Wigabbean... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Many Terrible Wigs of Johnny Depp
Photo:  Pirates of the Caribbean/Walt Disney Pictures
Try not to associate Johnny Depp's career-bolstering turn as Captain Jack Sparrow in the massive Pirates of the Caribbean series with Bret Michaels from Poison. We dare you.
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Well Hello Pretty Lady... Uh, We Mean Johnny Depp
Well Hello Pretty Lady..... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Many Terrible Wigs of Johnny Depp
Photo:  Before Night Falls/Warner Bros.
In Before Night Falls, Johnny Depp plays a lieutenant in the Cuban military who's also a crossdresser. He also wears the most convincing hair piece of his entire career.
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