Skip to main contentSkip to footer

Coronation Street's Jack P. Shepherd receives hair transplant after hair falls out from stress – see the pictures

Jack P Shephard spoke about the treatment

jack before after
Emmy Griffiths
Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
Share this:

Jack P. Shepherd has opened up about making the decision to have a hair transplant after struggling with hair loss as a result of stress. The Coronation Street actor, who was recently nominated for Best Serial Drama Performance at the NTAs, shared photos of his hair transplant journey on Twitter, writing: "Thanks to @DrAsimShahmalak and the team at @CrownClinicUK in Manchester for my hair transplant. Service was second to none and I am happy to be sharing my story today."

jack shep 1

Jack after receiving the treatment

Speaking about deciding to have a hair transplant, the 31-year-old said: "'It is such a common thing for guys to have now - like a male version of the boob job. I decided to have it done because my hair loss has really escalated in the last year, particularly at the front of my scalp. I remember seeing myself on screen and thinking, 'Oh my god, it is really falling out.' [...] my hair loss has definitely accelerated in the last year. I have had a few personal issues off-screen which have been stressful and I am also an insomniac which just adds to my stress levels."

jack doctor

Jack at Crown Clinic, where he received the treatment

READ: Jack P. Shepherd moves in with Corrie co-star following split

He continued: "One of my mates had a transplant and he looked so much better afterwards that I didn't recognise him. I was blown away by the improvement and he told me he wished he had done it earlier. I thought, If I am going to do it, I should act now so that I can get the benefits for longer.' I want to get my hair back to what it was like before so that I can style it at the front any way that I like. It would great to be in a position to have an Elvis quiff and really have some fun with my hair.''

READ: Strictly's Dianne Buswell hints at new career with boyfriend Joe Sugg

Fans were quick to praise his decision to speak about his treatment, with one writing: "Fair play for sharing... I think it looked fine before, but hey if it makes you feel better then a great result," while another person added: "Well done Jack, the more men who openly talk about this the less of an issue it becomes! Well done for speaking out and sharing your story."

More Hair

See more