List of Famous Barbers People

List of Famous Barbers

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List of famous barbers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top barbers in the world? This includes the most prominent barbers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable barbers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic barbers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned barbers.

Items here include everything from Kidada Jones to Hiram Rhodes Revels.

From reputable, prominent, and well known barbers to the lesser known barbers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the barber field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous barbers ever?" and "What are the names of famous barbers?" then you're in the right place. (72 items)


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    Kidada Jones
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    Kidada Ann Jones is an American actress, model and fashion designer, who is best known for her work as a designer and taste leader for The Walt Disney Company, where she has a line known as Kidada for Disney Couture.more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Empire, Black and White, Thicker than Water, The Intern, Proud
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    Hiram Rhodes Revels
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    Hiram Rhodes Revels was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, a Republican politician, and college administrator. Born free in North Carolina, he later lived and worked in Ohio, where he voted before the Civil War. He was elected as the first African American to serve in the United ...more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1827-1901)
    • Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Barber
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    Joseph Rainey
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    Joseph Hayne Rainey was the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives, the second black person to serve in the United States Congress, and the first black presiding officer of the House of Representatives. Born into slavery in South Carolina, he was freed in the 1840s ...more

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    • Age: Died at 55 (1832-1887)
    • Birthplace: Georgetown, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Barber
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    Atiqa Odho is a Pakistani television and film actress, television host, politician and brand. She debuted in Anwar Maqsood's TV series Sitara aur Mehrunissa and then appeared in successful dramas like Dasht, Nijaat, Zikar Hai Kai Saal Ka and most recently in Humsafar. She later starred in a string of ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Politician, Barber, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Mummy, Mujhe Chand Chahiye, Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gya, Humsafar, Hum Tum, + more
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    Lauri Pedaja is an Estonian actor and hairdresser. He debuted as an actor in 2007 film The Class directed by Ilmar Raag, where he had one of the lead roles. In 2008, Pedaja participated as a celebrity contestant on the third season of Tantsud tähtedega, an Estonian version of Dancing with the Stars. His ...more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Estonia
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Barber, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: The Class, Bad Hair Friday
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    David Constantine Brooks, better known by his stage name Mavado, is a Jamaican musician, actor, singer and music producer.more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
    • Profession: Record producer, Barber, Musician, Actor, Disc jockey, + more
    • Credits: Champions in Action 2006: Vol. 1, Babylon Culture, Mr. Bogle: Mr. Wacky Memorial
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    April Margera
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    April Margera is an American reality television personality, who has appeared on MTV's Viva La Bam, Jackass, the CKY videos, Minghags: The Movie and Bam's Unholy Union. April Margera is the mother of Bam and CKY drummer Jess, and is married to Phil Margera. Jeff Tremaine, producer of Jackass, once ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Viva La Bam, Bam Margera Presents: Where the #$&% Is Santa?, Pilot Season, Bam's Unholy Union
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    Nick Arrojo is a celebrity hair stylist based in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. Born in Manchester, England, Arrojo worked as a stylist for Vidal Sassoon, Wella International, and Bumble & Bumble salons before starting his own studio in downtown Manhattan in September 2001, the Arrojo Studio, ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Barber
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    Una White was an ordinary citizen of Birmingham, England. She achieved posthumous notability when her name was placed, in 12 feet high illuminated lettering, on Birmingham Central Library for three weeks, as an art installation by Joshua Sofaer part of the city's Fierce! festival. The sign was ...more

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    • Profession: Hairdresser, Nurse, Barber
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    Dennis McGee
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    Dennis McGee was one of the earliest recorded Cajun musicians. A fiddle player, he recorded and performed with Creole accordionist and vocalist Amédé Ardoin, with accordionist Angelas LeJeune, and with fiddlers Sady Courville and Ernest Frugé. The recordings with Courville and Frugé are among the few ...more

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    • Age: Died at 96 (1893-1989)
    • Birthplace: Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Barber, Musician, Fiddler
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    Ernie Chambers
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    Ernest "Ernie" William Chambers is a Nebraska State Senator who represents North Omaha's 11th District in the Nebraska State Legislature. He is the longest-serving state senator in the history of Nebraska, and is the only African-American senator. Chambers is also the only African-American to ever run ...more

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    • Age: age 78
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Barber
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    Rodolfo Valentin is a New York City hairdresser and entrepreneur. Beginning his career as a fashion model in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Valentin later emigrated to New York to find work as a hairdresser, eventually opening his own business. He owns three hair salons within the New York City area with ...more

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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Barber, Model
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    Kimberly Lacy is an American television personality, painter, landscape designer and wardrobe stylist. Born in Dumas, Arkansas, Kimberly currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the project manager on HGTV’s Curb Appeal: The Block, where she shares her practical painting tips, techniques and ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Dumas, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Painter, Barber, Motivational speaker
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    Gary Stritesky is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Fiji.more

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    • Age: age 64
    • Birthplace: Silver Lake, Minnesota, United States of America
    • Profession: Barber, Taxi driver
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    Vernon Winfrey

    Vernon Winfrey is the father of Oprah Winfrey.more

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    • Age: age 82
    • Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Barber, Actor, Coal Miner
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    Raymond Bessone

    Raymond Bessone, known as Mr Teasy-Weasy, Teasie Weasie Raymond and various combinations of these, was a British hairdresser from the 1930s to the 1960s.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1911-1992)
    • Birthplace: Wardour Street, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Barber
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    Clodovil Hernandez
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    CLODOVIL HERNANDES http://www.camara.gov.br/internet/deputado/Dep_Detalhe.asp?id=528329PR /SP - Gabinete: 422 - Anexo: IV - Fone: 3215-5422 - Fax: 3215-2422dep.clodovilhernandes@camara.gov.brmore

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1937-2009)
    • Birthplace: Elisiário, Brazil
    • Profession: Politician, Barber, Presenter
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    Leon Lontoc was an actor,barber and waiter.more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1908-1974)
    • Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
    • Profession: Waiting staff, Barber, Actor
    • Credits: Singin' in the Rain, Back to Bataan, The Hunters, Burke's Law, The Naked Jungle, + more
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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Nigeria
    • Profession: Barber
    • Credits: Alien
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    Jesse Fortune
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    Jesse Fortune was an American Chicago blues singer and barber.more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1930-2009)
    • Birthplace: Macon, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Barber, Singer
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