Yianni Tsapatori is a New York-based, Greek engineer-turned-celebrity hairstylist who has made a big name for himself in Paris, New York, and Bollywood, and is sought after by famous celebrities worldwide.
Tsapatori was born and raised in Greece and both his mother and sister were hairdressers, so he was introduced to this occupation at an early age. He claims that he was always “playing” with hair at his mother’s salon, and that he pretty much grew up there.
He began working as a hairstylist in 1999 and he also learned a great deal about the craft under the tutelage of hairstylists at the salon Toni & Guy, eventually becoming one of Greece’s most sought-after hairdressers.
In due course, as his skills progressed, he moved to New York and then to Mumbai, where his first task was to style the hair of Alia Bhatt, an Indian singer and actress, for a magazine shoot.
His career really took off after he created his own brand, based on his own innovations. His services have been sought after by many high-profile clients, and his work is often seen in magazines such as Marie Claire, Flawless, Beautiful Savage, Sicky, Kneon, and Umag.
Some of his commercial clients include Vodafone, MTV, and Toyota, he also got the chance to showcase his skills by working at the Olympic Games.
He also serves as the personal hairstylist to a number of celebrities, including Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone.
The Greek hairstylist was appointed as Global Ambassador and Master Trainer for BALMAIN Paris Hair Couture in 2012, where he is acknowledged as the hair extension specialist for the company and is respected for his cutting techniques.
For further information regarding his career, you can check his IMDb page.
He is represented by Faze Management and you can find his portfolio HERE