14 Celebrity Halloween Costumes That Are Actually Really Spooky

The spooky season has arrived, and I'm sure everyone is scrambling to find the right costume. When it comes to Halloween, Hollywood has pushed out all the stops over the years, providing us with hundreds of magnificent looks to admire and copy. 

And, of course, the industry's hottest couples will always pair up and shut it down. We all know, only having numerous matching Halloween costumes with your loved one is preferable than having just one!

The most entertaining costumes, though, have been those that turn up the horror factor just enough to give you the chills. We're talking about zombies, skeletons, and, of course, a slew of frightening clowns. Scroll down to see some really spooky celebrity Halloween costumes.


1) Heidi Klum 

Heidi is a supermodel and TV host by day and the official Halloween queen at night. Heidiween began 21 years ago, when she was 27 years old and decided to hold an annual Halloween bash on her own. She's continued to outdo herself every year since. Especially in 2011, Heidi was really spooky with her costume, looking like she'd spent the night at a morgue museum.

2) Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle is an American actress whom you may know from Gossip Girl, is one of the celebrities who take this spooky holiday really seriously. And we think she rocks this spooky look!

3) Demi Lovato

Hey! Walking Dead producers, you have got to check this out! No, seriously, look how scary Demi Lovato is dressed as a bloody and bruised zombie! The "Let It Go" singer shared her terrifyingly realistic costume on Twitter, along with a hilarious remark referencing her "Camp Rock" blockbuster, "This Is Me": "This is real, this is me, I'm exactly where I'm supposed to be now...."

4) Ariana Grande 

She is the queen of dressing up, and Halloween is just another opportunity for her to steal the show. In 2013, she was a fully-fledged vampire – blood and everything, doesn’t she look really cool?

5) Bella Hadid & The Weeknd

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! When it came to finding inspiration for their Halloween costumes, Bella Hadid and The Weeknd turned to Tim Burton's 1988 horror comedy. The Weeknd played the title character, while Bella played Winona Ryder's goth teen Lydia Deetz. The two looked stunning as they arrived at Heidi Klum's annual event.

Bella's hair was done by Christine Nelli, and the couple's looks were aided by Matthew Henson and Mimi Cuttrell. While The Weeknd wore a vintage Pierre Cardin suit and antique Stacy Adams shoes, Bella chose a one-of-a-kind Maestro Couture crimson dress.

6) LeBron James 

Lebron with his really horrific Pennywise the Dancing Clown costume from Andres Muschietti's big film IT remake, LeBron takes the crown and lives up to his Instagram handle as King James. James is known for throwing fantastic Halloween parties every year, and this year was no exception. With the help of expert stylists, the Cavs costume party featured some heavy hitters as well as some old Halloween classics.

7) Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart 

They don't know how to only be scary for Halloween; they have to be both scary and sexy at the same time. The duo wore frightening (but stunning) skeleton makeup with all-black clothing for what Jennifer described as "haute couture skeleton" costumes to Heidi Klum's party on Oct. 31. J Lo chose a low-cut Michael Costello lace dress with floral motifs, which she paired with long leather gloves for added sensuality.

8) Shay Mitchell 

Some folks get into Halloween so much that they design their costume months in advance. Others wait until the last minute, anxiously Googling "simple Halloween costumes" two hours before meeting up with pals. Shay Mitchell of Pretty Little Liars fell neatly into the latter camp. Fortunately, because it's 2017, she already knew where to look for a quick and inexpensive costume idea: YouTube makeup tutorials.

Given that it's October, YouTube is awash in Halloween-themed cosmetic tutorials—and Mitchell is a major fan of that stuff, so this was a match made in heaven. Her Instagram story recorded her transformation into a zombie bride, and it's quite realistic.

9) Kardashian-West Family

The entire Kardashian-West family dressed up in insect-inspired ensembles. Kim shared images of the elaborate outfits, which included larvae and a swarm of antennae. On Instagram, the reality star also said that her outfit sparkled and that Kanye's costume moved thanks to animatronics. They sure do look scary, especially for those with entomophobia!

10) Tracee Ellis Ross

Actress and producer, known for Girlfriends and Black-ish, Tracee Ellis Ross also rocked her 2019 Halloween look as Red, Lupita Nyong’o’s horryfying character in Jordan Peele’s Us. Just looking at this gives us the shivers.

11) Zoë Kravitz

Actress, producer and writer Zoë Kravitz’s 2018 vampire look is both stunning and spooky, guess even a vamp needs her coffee.

12) Ireland Baldwin

Ireland Baldwin’s 2018 look is one of the most spook-tacular looks of all times! The model went all out for her costume, dressing up as a blood-soaked axe murderer.

13) Joey Lynn King

American actress and singer Joey Lynn King, embraced her dark side by doing a version of Harry Potter's "You-Know-Who." Joey looked the part, dressed in a long black robe and wielding what we hope wasn't the Elder Wand.

14) Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner 

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s 2018 look as Gomez and Morticia Addams. There is no need for words, they look amazing!