Sally Hershberger Biography
Sally Hershberger is a hairstylist who rose to fame for her a line of hair products named bicoastal salons, developing Meg Ryan’s signature choppy-style haircut, the ‘Sally Shag.’ She is also known for starring on the Bravo reality show Shear Genius.
How old is Sally Hershberger? – Age
The bicoastal salon owner is 60 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1961 in Kansas, United States.
Sally Hershberger Family
Sally’s parents divorced when she was a child. When Sally’s mother divorced her husband, she moved to Beverly Hills with Sally. She has two brothers Jimmy and Michael, and a sister. Jimmy, her brother, died as a result of an overdose of the opioid, while his other brother died in an accident.
Sally Hershberger Spouse
She is identified as a lesbian. She was rumored to have been in a relationship with Tierney Gearon in 2011 after they were introduced to each other by producer Brett Ratner. However, the couple has denied their relationship as lovers. As of now, Sally is single.
Sally Hershberger Salons
Hershberger has three salons in the United States, one in Los Angeles and two in New York. Her La Cienega Boulevard salon was the first to open, followed by her uptown New York City venue, which is now co-owned and run by Sharon Dorram of Sharon Dorram Color. The Meatpacking District is home to the second New York site. In 2018, she collaborated with Barneys New York to launch a new salon.
Sally Hershberger Net Worth
For a haircut, she actually charges US$800.00. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Sally Hershberger Career
When Hershberger turned 18, her mother told her she wanted to do something about her life, so she started cutting her hair. According to the Los Angeles Times, she began her career as a hairstylist with Arthur Johns before being assigned to tour with Olivia Newton-John, which “propelled her career.” She met photographer Herb Ritts on the trip, and he influenced her aesthetic sensibilities.
Ryan’s shag haircut was developed by Hershberger. She also did the hair for the First Family for a Vogue post. She is also the co-creator of two hair care brands, Sheer Blonde and Beach Blonde, which she co-founded with John Frieda in the 1990s. According to Gail Federici, former president of John Frieda Professional Hair Care, these lines pulled in $50 million of the company’s $120 million annual sales. Supreme Mead was her first “solo hair care collection,” which she launched in 2008.
Hershberger also designed the Shagg Downtown line of jeans and T-shirts, which was set to debut in 2006. “Better retail shops” were the target market for the line. She is said to be the first New York stylist to charge $600 for a haircut. She is the “first woman to attain the rank of an Oribe or Frederic Fekkai,” according to a Palm Beach Post blog. Shear Genius, a Bravo reality television program, has also featured Hershberger.