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.
Before becoming a hair stylist, Williams had a very successful career in Smith Barney as a financier. He was also interested in theology.
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 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.
Along with styling, Williams has also appeared in plenty of talk shows including Chris Rock's documentary, Good Hair, the Style Network's Split Ends, Oprah, 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.
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.