SAS Australia's Jett Kenny shows off major transformation: 'Oh dear'

While he’s known for his signature long blonde hair, Jett Kenny left his social media followers stunned this week after he unveiled a surprising new hairstyle on Instagram.

The model, who appeared on last year's season of SAS Australia, made the decision to dye his locks a bright shade of pink all for a good cause.

Jett Kenny with blonde hair and Jett Kenny with pink hair.
Jett Kenny dyed his hair neon pink while raising money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Photo: Instagram/jettkenny

“When I said pink, I meant PINK,” he captioned the snaps showcasing his bold new look.

Jett announced earlier this week that he will be shaving his head on April 9 in an effort to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation after his friend’s young daughter was diagnosed with the blood cancer.

“I started growing my hair in 2012 and has been long and tied up ever since being able to do so,” he wrote alongside the World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser, which is currently sitting at over $8800 raised at the time of publication.

“There’s a strong chance my hair may not grow back as, like my father, I’m leaning towards the bald side of life. So please donate what you can, but more importantly, share this with all of your family and friends and encourage them to donate and share also! To see how much we can raise together as a team!”


He followed up the initial post by announcing that he would be dying his hair pink until it gets shaved when he reaches the goal of $6000, which he hit on Wednesday.

Jett then shared a video on TikTok on Thursday evening documenting the transformation process, which saw him getting his hair bleached before the neon hair dye was added.

“Little part of the process. I still get a shock every time I see myself with pink hair,” he wrote alongside the footage.

‘A human flamingo’

His social media followers simply couldn’t get enough of the new look, with many people praising him for lending a hand to such an important cause.

“Oh dear… That looks… Pink !!!! Proud of you my boy xx,” his mum, Olympian Lisa Curry, commented.

“Looks grouse,” The Bachelorette’s Tim Hanly replied.

“Yesss! Love the pink hair!” one fan wrote, followed by others who called him “handsome”, “sexy” and “an absolute legend”.

“Keep that pink when the shave happens! Would love to see a pale pink as it's growing out. Looks so good with a tan!” someone else suggested.

"Wow, brighter than my highlighter!” another added, while a different user wrote, “A human flamingo”.

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