MAFS' Ella Ding shocks fans with dramatic haircut: 'So inspiring'

Married At First Sight star Ella Ding shocked fans as she revealed the story behind why she once shaved her head.

The reality star shared a series of throwback pictures to her Sit With Us podcast Facebook group and revealed the heartbreaking reason behind the bold look.

“I shaved my head originally for the World's Greatest Shave in 2014 to support my friends who lost their parents to cancer,” Ella said.

“And then I experimented with short styles."

Ella Ding with pink hair and shaved sides.
Ella Ding looks unrecognisable with her dramatic haircut. Source: Facebook

Many fans applauded Ella for doing this when she was just 19 years old, calling her “so inspiring”, “brave” and “the best friend”.

It's not the first time the MAFS star has showcased her dramatic haircut, with her showing off her buzz cut earlier this year.


Snaps featured the now-28-year-old rocking a blonde mohawk with shaved sides, a blonde pixie-style bob, and dark hair with both blue and pink tips.

“I had blue hair, pink hair, mohawks, short peroxide hair,” she wrote on Instagram.

“I loved exploring different hairstyles so much.”

Ella Ding's 'massive' new project

The MAFS fan favourite last month revealed she was adding to her workload and planned on releasing a new "wellness app".

Ella Ding poses topless with a white robe draped off her shoulders.
Ella Ding recently announced she would be launching a new app. Source: Instagram

"I am launching an app and it's basically everything that I believe in, everything that I wish that I had access to – knowledge, education, you know, visuals as well, mentoring from some of my mentors who I have used and looked up to growing up, which is insane that they want to work with me and bring it to life," she said on her podcast.

"It is going to be launching before the end of the year."

She revealed that some of the topics that would be covered included sex, fitness, manifestation and more.

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