Net Worth: $130 Million
- Source of Wealth Hairdresser & Businessman
- Nationality United Kingdom
About Vidal Sassoon
Late British hairdresser and businessman, Vidal Sassoon had a net worth of $130 million as of December 2010, according to the Forbes Multimillionaires Without High School Diplomas. the future British hair guru struck out, at age 14, for a barbering apprenticeship, followed by a stint in the Israeli Defense Force, after spending seven years in an orphanage. Vidal Sassoon is was best known for his severe geometric cuts, the coiffure connoisseur is credited for Mia Farrow’s heavily copied ‘do in Rosemary’s Baby. Due to the popularity of his styles, he was described as “a rock star, an artist, and a craftsman who ‘changed the world with a pair of scissors.'” In June 2011 it was reported that Sassoon had been diagnosed with leukaemia two years earlier, and was receiving treatment in Beverly Hills and London. Sassoon died on 9 May 2012 at his home in Los Angeles.