For more than 20 years, Ken Paves has remained one of the most sought-after and arguably the most recognizable hairstylist in the world. Oprah Winfrey has called him “The Big Kahuna of Hollywood hair.” 

Ken says he is most proud of the opportunities to give back that his career has given him, including raising 2.2 million dollars in 10 days, which he gave away on The Oprah Winfrey Show toward finding a cure for a children’s disease, Epidermolysis Bullosa.

Ken’s hairstyling appears in the pages of Vogue, W, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Marie Claire, Glamour, Vanity Fair, GQ, In Style, O Magazine and many other publications internationally.

In fashion and entertainment, Ken has been recognized for his work styling David and Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, Celine Dion, Nicole Richie, Fergie, Taylor Swift, Eve, Megan Fox, and Marc Anthony to name a few.

Dubbed by the media as the “hottest hairdresser in Hollywood,” Ken is also known for his ability to help people reignite their inner confidence with his unique approach to honoring self. He appeared more than 40 times as a regular guest performing makeovers on The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as a contributing columnist for

Ken's hairstyling work and his philanthropy have become intertwined. For the past 12 years, he has served on the board of Bright Faces, a global medical organization dedicated to helping children with significant facial deformities. Not only has Ken provided free wigs to women in need through his award-winning hair extension and wig line, but he has also been a strong advocate for various communities, including individuals with ALS and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.