You can do other variations with your ponytail look as well. Perhaps if you do not want it at the back you can have your ponytail to the side. This way what you need to do is turn your head to the side to gather all your hair at this time.
The tendency to stick with particular celebrity hairstyles is prevalent with celebrities as well as with other men. Because of this, men also tend to keep a specific barber for most of their lives, where women tend to bounce from hairdresser to hairdresser as the mood for something new strikes them.