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John Frieda

Professional Hair Stylist

England • London

Gemini • 1 June 1951

About the Hair Stylist

John Frieda is an English celebrity hairstylist and founder of hair salon and hair product businesses. The hair product business was acquired in 2002 by Kao Corporation, Japan, The hair products he created are widely available in the United States and many other countries.

John Frieda is the third of four children of Isidore Frieda an Hannah Mary Docherty, both deceased. Isidore’s father left Poland and set up a barber shop in London’s Fleet Street. Isidore Worked as a hairstylist in London’s Hyde Park Hotel where he cultivated an elite clientele. He later established serval businesses in London Suburb, Ealing, including a hair salon where John worked part time while high school. Isidore mentored John and invested in his early ventures.

Hannah Docherty (1916) was the eldest daughter of 10 children born to Catholic parents in the then iron working town of Middelsbrough, Yorkshire. Hannah’s father Johnny Docherty was highly-paid steel roller in a local steel mill. John was married to the Scottish singer Lulu, With whom he had a son, the actor Jordan Frieda. He now lives with Frances Avery Agnelli nee Howe (1965), an Anglo-American architect and the widow of  Fiat heir, Giovanni Alberto Agnelli (son of the Italian entrepreneur and politician, Umberto Agnelli).

Frances has a daughter from her marriage to Giovanni, Virginia Asia Agnelli. John and Frances together have a daughter Leyla Luna(2005) and a son, Jackson John(2007)

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