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Howie Mandel's Granddaughter Concocted the Cutest Plan to Reverse His Baldness

The granddaughter of the America's Got Talent Judge had a very interesting idea. 

By Jackie Manno

Howie Mandel totally owns his bald look, but his granddaughter Abbey had a little at home remedy so he could potentially sprout some hair on his head. 

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On March 3, the America's Got Talent Judge posted an Instagram video of Abbey's DIY plan: Chia Pet seeds and water, which she'll pour on and rub all over his head. A creative choice, indeed!

''I'm gonna have full growth in 1-2 weeks, is that correct?'' Mandel asked Abbey.

"No,'' she quipped. 

''Well we'll see, it's gonna be great,'' Mandel said with a chuckle. 

See the funny moment later down in this post. 

This isn't the only time that Abbey has had some innovative ideas regarding her grandpa's hair, or lack thereof. In August 2023, Mandel posted a funny video of Abbey putting tissue paper, spoons, and candles on top of his head. 

"Abbey, what are you doing But what is it for? Where can I go like this?" he said as Abbey giggled. 


In October 2023, Mandel spent some more bonding time with his oldest grand child by doing a fun photoshoot with her. In the pictures that Mandel's 39-year-old daughter, Jackelyn Shultz posted, we get to see Mandel and Abbey smiling and making goofy faces at the camera, while Abbey taught him how to pose. 

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Howie Mandel as a grandpa

Along with Abbey, Mandel has two other grandchildren: Axel, who's mom is also Jackelyn, and a newborn babygirl, who's mom is Riley Ehrlich, Mandel's 31-year-old daughter.

When Mandel was on The Jennifer Hudson Show in January, he excitedly announced that Riley was expecting

"Grandchildren, had I known it was this good and this much fun, I would've done that first," Mandel said to Hudson. "To have a child, to have a baby, to have this bundle of joy, this love that I can't get enough of. And then to be able to give it back when it starts to smell."

On January 25, Mandel shared a loving picture of the newborn baby girl. "My new beautiful granddaughter,"  he wrote in the caption, while ''Isn't She Lovely'' by Stevie Wonder played over the clip. 

AGT host Terry Crews wrote "Congratulations Howie!!!!❤️❤️🔥🔥," and Password's Keke Palmer commented, "😍😍😍." in support. 


Howie Mandel poses on the red carpet of America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League

A month later, he shared a touching moment of his wife, Terry Mandel, cradling the baby and grinning while ''All You Need is Love'' by The Beatles played.

''Nona and noa,'' Mandel wrote on the clip. 

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