Here are the top 10 bestselling celebrity bobbleheads ever – and why
Bobbleheads, also known as “nodders” or “wobblers”, are small dolls with enlarged heads that shake from side to side when you move them.
Why are celebrity bobbleheads popular? First, fans feel a particular connection with their idols once they have a miniature version. Second, these products are so convenient that owners can place them anywhere- on the office desk, on top of a cabinet, or car dashboards.
Keep your head still and check out our list of the bestselling movie star bobbleheads in the market.
#1: Johnny Depp
Because of his character portrayals in eccentric movies, Johnny Depp made a name for himself in the movie industry. He started with Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984 and 21 Jump Street in 1987, after which he further studied his craft until his first eccentric role: Edward Scissorhands, that jumpstarted his career and made him known worldwide as the man with many faces.
Because of his expertise in the acting field and his ability to instantly get into character, a Bobblehead boy Johnny Depp immediately gained popularity among his fans both locally and internationally.
#2: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Dwayne Johnson started making a name for himself in the wrestling world when he introduced himself as “The Rock” on WWE’s Smackdown and won the fight against Steve Austin for the WWE Heavyweight title. Since then, Johnson focused on acting and has landed numerous roles mostly in comedy films and has won the hearts of many viewers worldwide, even having his bobblehead versions of when he was still wrestling.
#3: Angelina Jolie
Over the years, Angelina Jolie took roles of dangerous characters such as Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft or Salt’s Evelyn, but what caught almost all the age groups’ attention was her role as the Disney villain in Maleficent.
Jolie shed another light on the character, which gave viewers a more comprehensive view of Maleficent’s life and personality. Bobblehead versions of Maleficent quickly hit the markets after the success of the first movie in 2014.
#4: Emma Watson
Even after the Harry Potter Series, Emma Watson still brings the title of Hermione Granger, ⅓ of the famous trio. Many female fans identify with Hermione because of her loyalty, her strong-willed characteristics, and the way she always stood up for herself and her friends. Most of the bobbleheads are of Hermione and her different Harry Potter attires.
#5: Brad Pitt
Aside from his good looks and excellent acting skills, Brad Pitt showed his skills in acting when he started in Interview With The Vampire alongside Tom Cruise. Brad continued to make a name for himself when he became the sexiest man alive both in 1995 and in 2000, as well as starring in movies like Ocean’s Eleven, Troy, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. His bobblehead versions show his previous character, Tyler Durden in Fight Club.
#6: Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett has taken on numerous roles, but her role as Marvel’s Black Widow sealed her Hollywood A-list status. Black Widow made her debut in the second Iron Man movie and has since caught the hearts of both male and female fans worldwide because of her skills in both martial arts and talent as a Russian assassin.
#7: Heath Ledger
Although Heath’s time in the spotlight was short-lived, his legacy as Joker in The Dark Knight continues to live until this day. Ledger took so much time in preparation for this role that he locked himself up in a hotel for over six weeks. His overall performance left a mark on viewers, and he continues to gain fans nowadays despite his passing.
#8: Carrie Fisher
One of the most memorable roles of Carrie Fisher was her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars Franchise. Fisher continuously shed light on her imperfections and issues, which made her a widely celebrated woman before passing at age 60. Fisher’s bobbleheads show her as the ever famous princess with her white ensemble and fashionable hairstyle.
#9: Ryan Reynolds
Nowadays, when fans hear the name Ryan Reynolds, they immediately associate him with either the Green Lantern, a movie he starred in last 2011, or Deadpool, which now has two films released. Although he’s starting to gain popularity as the face of Deadpool, many bobbleheads of Green Lantern also grace the markets. It’s all up to the fans which bobblehead version of Ryan Reynolds they’d like to purchase.
#10: Hugh Jackman
Although Hugh Jackman holds one of Hollywood’s best actors for his role as Wolverine from X-Men, he had to go through a lot before bagging the role. Many questioned the casting, but it turned out to be the best decision because the fans immediately loved every movie that included the X-Men character.
For 17 years, Hugh Jackman continued to grace the screens as a non-aging Wolverine, which is why his immortalization is in the form of little Wolverine bobbleheads.