Celebrity 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 dedication to teaching has led him to have pivotal roles with major beauty manufacturers such as Scruples,Sebastian, Aerorasor, and All-Nutrients. At these esteemed institutions, he spearheaded educational and show departments, crafting some of the industry’s most cutting-edge hair color, cutting, and styling programs. After building out a robust education program as Artistic Director at Prorituals, William returned to Scruples in January 2024, where he will apply his wealth of knowledge to further enrich the educational landscape.

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.

Celebrity Stylist

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 to name a few, and many of the headliners on the Las Vegas strip.

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.


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.


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.


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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