Famous Male Hairdressers

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List of famous male hairdressers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male hairdressers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being hairdressers. You might also be interested in famous male hair stylists and famous female hairdressers. There are thousand of males working as hairdressers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic hairdressers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a hairdresser then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Vidal Sassoon and Theo Silverston, in it. These names of famous male hairdressers might sound familiar because of their popular hair salons.

While this isn't a list of all male hairdressers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male hairdressers?" and "Who are the best male hairdressers?"

Vidal Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Hairdressers
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Vidal Sassoon, CBE was a British hairdresser, businessman, and philanthropist. He is credited with creating a simple geometric, "Bauhaus-inspired" hair style, also called the wedge bob. Establishing himself in the US in 1965, he opened the first chain of worldwide hairstyling salons, complemented by a line of hair-treatment products that became an international brand. His company's 1980s television commercials featured the popular tag line, "If you don't look good, we don't look good." Vidal Sassoon: The Movie, a documentary film about his life, was released in 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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Jheri Redding is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Hairdressers
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Jheri Redding was an American hairdresser, chemist, hair care products entrepreneur and businessman. Redding is best known for having created the Jheri curl. Redding is credited with being the inventor of modern day hair conditioner. He was the first to make "pH balanced" shampoos, to put vitamins in hair care products, and to market added minerals. He developed the perm product Jheri curl, as well as numerous other beauty products. He founded the international beauty products business that bore his name, along with three others. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 91 (1907-1998)

Birthplace: Rantoul, Illinois

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Lauri Pedaja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Hairdressers
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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 professional dancing parner was Kristina Tennokese. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: Estonia

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Sid James is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Hairdressers
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Sid James was a South African-born English actor and comedian. Appearing in British films from 1947, he was cast in numerous small and supporting roles into the 1960s. His profile was raised as Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour, which ran on television from 1956 until 1960, and then he became known as a regular performer in the Carry On films, appearing in 19 films of the series with the top billing role in 17, in the other two he was cast below Frankie Howerd. Meanwhile, his starring roles in television sitcoms continued for the rest of his life. He starred alongside Diana Coupland in the 1970s sitcom Bless This House which aired from 1971 until James died in 1976. Remembered ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)

Birthplace: Hillbrow, South Africa

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