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Best Costumes Starting with J (Updated for 2023)

If you’re looking for some super fun and unique ideas for costumes starting with J then you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find some great ideas and lists for all different types of Halloween costumes that start with J that are also fun for any type of fancy dress party or special event.

There are heaps of costume ideas starting with J for everyone: men, women, children, babies and even pets! You’ll love the funny costumes starting with J as well.

Some J costumes here are available to purchase and others are ideas to get your creativity going. I hope you love these letter J costumes and that they inspire your outfit for your next party or special event.

Costumes Starting With J

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Costumes that Start with J

There are heaps of options here for party costumes starting with J. You’ll find a wide variety of awesome letter J costume ideas for all different types of categories, including objects, celebrities / famous figures, characters, cartoon characters, food, occupations/uniforms, sports, colors, animals and countries.

You’ll also find some great options for couple costumes starting with J and costumes for babies and pets.  Read on for the costumes beginning with J list.

Most of the costumes mentioned in this article are able to be purchased and can be found here.

Character Costumes Starting with J

  • Jedi Knight
  • Juliet from Romeo and Juliet – (see photo below).
  • Jabba the Hutt – you just have to see this inflatable costume!
  • Jason Bourne
  • Joker – in any of his incarnations.
  • Captain Jack Spanner – (see photo below).
  • Jeannie
  • Jerry Maguire
  • James Bond
  • Jawa from Star Wars
  • Jester – Evil Jester or Medievel Jester…lots of great options for outfits.
  • Jane from Tarzan and Jane
  • Jaws – grab a shark or a shark attack costume and you’re ready!
  • Jason from Friday the 13th
  • Jango Fett
  • Jailbird – dress up in black and white stripey outfit or a plain orange jumpsuit.

Most of the above character costumes starting with J can be found right here.

Captain Jack Spanner Costume
Jack Spanner Costume
Jedi Knight Costume
Jedi Knight Costume


Romeo and Juliet Costume
Juliet – Romeo & Juliet Costume

 I hope these characters starting with J to dress up as were helpful to get you thinking what you might like to wear. Read on for some more fun ideas for fancy dress beginning with J.

Cartoon Character Costumes Starting with J

  • Jasmine from Aladdin
  • Jessie from Toy Story – (see photo below).
  • Jessica Rabbit – (see photo below).
  • Jiminy Cricket
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • The Jetsons – Jane and Judy Jetson in particular.
  • Jerry from Tom and Jerry
  • Joy from Inside Out

The above cartoon character costumes starting with J can be found here.

jessica rabbit costume
Jessica Rabbit Costume


Jessie Toy Story Costume
Jessie Toy Story Costume

Celebrities Starting with J Costumes

  • John Travolta – so many awesome Saturday Night Fever and Grease costumes here.
  • Jay-Z
  • Joaquin Phoenix – why not dress up as the Joker.
  • Johnny Depp – dress up as Edward Scissorhands or Jack Sparrow or Mad Hatter or 21 Jump Street.
  • Jim Carrey – dress up as Ace Ventura or the Mask or the Riddler.
  • James Corden
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Julia Roberts – dress up as Pretty Woman. – (see photo below).
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Justin Bieber
  • Jerry Seinfeld – dress up with the infamous Puffy Shirt.
  • John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Jon Bon Jovi – grab a long curly hair wig and a leather vest or jacket, sunglasses and you’re good to go.
  • James Brown
  • Jimmy Fallon
  • John Cena
  • Janet Jackson
  • Jessica Biel
  • James Dean
  • Jason Momoa – lots of wigs and tridents here if you want to dress as Aquaman.
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Jared Lato
  • Jack Black
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Jessica Alba
  • Jimi Hendrix – (see photo below).
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • J.K. Rowling
  • Jackie Chan
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Jason Statham
  • John Lennon
  • Johnny Knoxville
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Jim Morrison
  • James Harden
  • Jane Fonda
  • Joan Rivers
  • Joan Collins
  • Jerry Springer
  • Jay Leno
  • James Spader – dress up as Red from The Black List
  • Jojo Siwa
  • Judy Garland
  • Judi Dench

Many of the above celebrity starting with J costumes can be found right here.

Pretty Woman Costume
Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) Costume
Saturday night fever costume
John Travolta – Saturday Night Fever costume

 Famous Figures Starting with J Costumes

  • Jesus
  • Joseph Stalin
  • St Joseph
  • Justin Trudeau
  • Jane Austen
  • John McEnroe
  • Jackie O – (see photo below)
  • Joan of Arc
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Julius Caesar – (see photo below)
  • James Cook
  • Johann Bach
  • Joe DiMaggio 
  • J.D. Salinger

Many of the famous figure costumes can be found right here.

Jackie O Costume
Jackie O Costume
Julius Caesar costume
Julius Caesar Costume

Food Costumes Starting with J

  • Jelly – (see photo below).
  • Jam
  • Jalapeno
  • Juice
  • Jawbreakers
  • Jellybeans
  • Jerky
  • Jumbalaya
Jelly Costume
Jelly Costume
Jelly Bean Costume
Jelly Bean Costume

 Things Starting with J Costumes

  • Jacket
  • Jackpot
  • Jeans
  • Jackhammer
  • Joystick
  • Jukebox
  • Juicer
  • Jumpsuit

 Job and Uniform Costumes Starting with J

  • Journalist
  • Jeweler
  • Judge – (see photo below).
  • Jackaroo / Jillaroo
  • Jockey – (see photo below).
  • Janitor
Jockey Costume
Jockey Costume

Sport Costumes that Start with J

  • Judo
  • Javelin
  • Jet Ski Racing
  • Jujitsu
  • Jogging
  • Jousting
Judo costume
Judo costume

Costumes in Colors that Start with J

  • Jade
  • Jet Black
  • Jungle Green
  • Jacaranda
  • Jaffa

If you are stuck for a costume ideas why not wear a jumpsuit in a color above?

Jet Black Morphsuit Costume
Jet Black Morphsuit Costume

 Animal Costumes that Start with J

  • Jaguar – (see photo below).
  • Jackal
  • Jellyfish
  • Jabiru
  • Jaybird
  • Jumping Spider
Jellyfish Costume
Jellyfish Costume

International Costumes that Start with J

  • Japan
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
Japanese kimono costume
Japanese Kimono

Couple Costumes Starting with J

  • Jelly and Peanut Butter
  • Jigsaw Puzzle
Peanut Butter and Jelly Couples Costume
Jelly and Peanut Butter Couples Costume

Baby Costumes Starting with J

  • Jester
  • Jack Jack from the Incredibles
Jester Baby Girl Costume
Jester Baby Girl Costume
Jigsaw puzzle costume
Jigsaw Puzzle Costume

Pet Costumes Starting with J

You can find all of these (and more) amazing and often hilarious pet costumes right here.

Jedi Pet Costume
Jedi Pet Costume

The majority of the costumes mentioned in this article are able to be purchased. Click here to see the full list of J costumes that are available to be purchased online.


Don’t miss our full list of costume party ideas for adults.

We have have also created the ultimate guide for big guy Halloween costume ideas.

I hope you have found some fun ideas for J costumes for your next special occasion event or party. Don’t forget to check out our other alphabet costume ideas below.

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