About

ww-headshot-2019Celebrity Stylist and TV Personality, William Whatley has been making his mark on the beauty industry for over 30 years. Throughout his career, he has worked his way beyond the client chair to salon owner, stage artist, and entertainer.

William’s passion for teaching has lead him to several major beauty manufacturers such as Scruples, Sebastian, Aerorasor, and All-Nutrients to name a few. There, William lead their educational and show departments to develop some of the most cutting-edge hair color, cutting and styling programs in the industry today.

William’s fashion experience extends to some of the most notable designers including Roberto Cavalli, Betsey Johnson, Dolce and Gabana and Vera Wang. In addition, William was the lead host of Fox’s hit series “Ambush Makeover”, and has been featured on such television programs as The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rachael Ray Show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest and Good Day LA. In addition to appearing on a variety of award shows including the Grammys and Oscars, William has worked with celebrities Christina Aguilera, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Cindy Crawford and many of the headliners on the Las Vegas strip. Additionally, his work has been published in Modern Salon, American Salon, BehindTheChair.com. He has also been featured several times in the New York Times, Chicago Sun Times and the Los Angeles Times.

William joined Robanda International Hair Brands in January 2019. As the Creative Artistic Education Director for Robanda International, he oversees the education department and is involved in product development for Robanda’s portfolio of brands including Prorituals, Crack Hair Fix, Jaguar Shears USA, and Marilyn Brush

Salon Owner

William has owned salons throughout his career and has learned how to effectively market high-end salons by leveraging public relations, media and networking. His former salon, William Whatley International Salon in Las Vegas catered to the elite of Las Vegas and names like Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Rita Rudner, Chippendales, Thunder from Down Under, Shirley MacLaine, Diana Degarmo, Page Davis, and Kristine W to name a few.

William Whatley Hair Mechanics

ScoutNsyncIn 2002, William launched his own haircare line that became the official hair care product line for NSYNC Celebrity Tour.

TV Personality

You may have seen him as lead host of FOX’s Ambush Makeover, the hit television series or on other TV shows where he appeared such as Oprah, ON-AIR with Ryan Seacrest,The Other Half and TLC’s Wedding and Makeover Stories. He’s also been on the Style Network and done several beauty segments for FOX Denver, FOX Minneapolis, FOX LA, FOX Atlanta and FOX New York. For five years, he had a weekly beauty segment for FOX Las Vegas.
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Fashion

William has worked behind the scenes with big fashion names like Dolce & Gabbana, Betsey Johnson and Roberto Cavalli to key the hairstyles for many runway shows in Las Vegas.

Stage Artist/Entertainer

With a charisma and energy, William has graced stages all over the world with his raw talent. He has worked as a platform artist for Sebastion and Goldwell, was artistic director for Scruples Hair Care and Aerorasor. He was also a headliner on the Las Vegas strip with his 8-minute makeover extravaganza in the V The Ultimate Variety Show.

Print

William has been featured for his work in People Magazine, Modern Salon, American Salon, Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, NY TimesDenver Post and was featured in Top 40 Under 40 by the Las Vegas Review Journal. He was named one of the top 50 hairdressers of the year two years in a row in Behind the Chair.

Nonprofit

Despite his busy schedule, William always makes time to give back. He has donated his time for the Cancer League of Colorado, Boys and Girls Club, Excelsior Youth Center and Aid for AIDS of Nevada. He was honored with the Cancer Society Excalibur Award for his efforts with the American Cancer Society.

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    August 10, 2014

    looks good brother. I will everyone know about ‘GOOD DAY LA’!

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