Elgin Charles Williams Biography

Updated On Jun 30, 2019 Published On Jun 30, 2019
Facts of Elgin Charles Williams
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Elgin Charles Williams
Birth Name Elgin Charles Williams
Nick Name Elgin Charles
Father Edgar Willis Williams
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Antonio, Texas
Profession Hair Stylist
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Body Measurements Height : 183 cm
Famous for Good Hair
Special Title Emperor of Hair
Married Jackee Harry
Children Frank Williams
Divorce 2003
Education St. Mary's School, San Antonio
Online Presence Facebook and Twitter
TV Show Good Hair, Split Ends, Oprah
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Elgin Charles Williams is a celebrity stylist and the owner of a high-end salon located in the upscale Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. He is also known as the 'Emperor of Hair'. His clients include famous celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Natalie Cole and Serena Williams.

Early Life of Elgin Charles Williams

Elgin Charles Williams was born in San Antonio, Texas. His mother was an award-winning blues singer while his father, Edgar Willis Williams, was a biochemist.

Elgin CAPTION: Elgin Charles Williams SOURCE: The Advocate

Before becoming a hair stylist, Williams had a very successful career in Smith Barney as a financier. He was also interested in theology.

Education

His high school was Southside High School. He then attended St. Mary's University in his hometown in San Antonio. He majored in Biology and Chemistry.

Elgin Charles Williams' Personal Life 

Williams was married to Emmy Award-winning actress Jackee Harry. Williams married Harry on December 1, 1996. 

Elgin CAPTION: Elgin Charles Williams and Jackee Harry on their wedding, SOURCE: pinterest

Elgin and Jackee adopted a son, Frank Williams. He graduated from Beverly Hills High and is seeking to become a professional boxer. 

The couple divorced in 2003 after more than six years of marriage. Elgin and his ex-wife are in very good terms even after divorce.

He resides in Los Angeles, California, as of 2019.

How old is Elgin Williams' and Jackee Harry's son?

The former couples' son Frank's age is 25, as of 2019.

The career of Elgin Charles Williams

Elgin Charles Williams began working as a stylist in Los Angeles from 1987. Now, he has his own salon named Elgin Charles Salon on Wilshire Boulevard. As of 2019, his salon is still an attention grabber amongst the glitzy Rodeo Drive in LA for more than twenty years.

Los Angeles’s Rodeo Drive is among the most famous luxury shopping areas in the world filled by elite brands like Gucci, Prada, Cartier, and Tiffany. 

With a biology and chemistry background, Williams has also created a luxury hair care products that serve to every hair types and styles. His products have since taken the world by storm.

Elgin CAPTION: Elgin Charles Williams SOURCE: Elgin Charles

Along with styling, Williams has also appeared in plenty of talk shows including Chris Rock's documentary, Good Hair, the Style Network's Split EndsOprah, The View, The Talk, and Wendy Williams.

Elgin has also had his own top-rated VH1 reality series, Beverly Hills Fabulous, in which he himself starred.

The Emperor of Hair has also established himself as a writer. His book, Believe It, Conceive It, Achieve It, tells us about his principles of styling as well as life in general.

In 2018, he came out as bisexual through his book, By the Way. He told in an interview that the reason he came out so late was because of his fear of his father.

Elgin Charles' Net worth

Elgin Charles has accumulated quite a bit of net worth over the years through multiple income sources. Most of his income comes from his high-end salon in Beverly Hills.

Elgin CAPTION: Elgin Charles Williams's book, By the Way. SOURCE: Elgin Charles

According to sources, a top celebrity stylist earns more than $100,000 annually in Los Angeles.

Williams also pockets cash from his 2018 book By the Way, which sells for $24.99 a unit in Amazon.

Elgin also earns in stipend for his appearance for various talk shows. 

Facts: Age, Nationality, and more

  • Although the age of Elgin Williams is not known, he is well over in his 50s.
  • He has luscious black hair.
  • He has a height of six feet or 183 cm. 
  • His nationality is American.
  • His ethnicity is not known, as of 2019.

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Elgin Charles Williams facts on timeline

Started working as hair stylist in Los Angeles

1987

Elgin Charles Williams began working as a stylist in Los Angeles from 1987. Now, he has his own salon named is Elgin Charles Salon on Wilshire Boulevard

Married Jackee Harry

December 1 , 1996

Williams was married Emmy Award-winning actress, Jackee Harry on December 1, 1996. They have an adopted son named Frank Williams.

Divorced Jackee Harry

2003

Williams and Harry divorced in 2003 after more than six years of marriage. Elgin and his ex-wife are in very good terms even after divorce.

Came out as Bisexual

2018

In 2018, he came out as bisexual through his book, By the Way. He told in an interview that the reason he came out so late was because of his fear of his father.