Derek J from "Hair Battle Spectacular" is one of the judges on the Oxygen reality hairstylist competition series.

From the hair he's styled on movie screens down to the open-toed heels he's rocked on television, Derek J is an inimitable media force recognized for his extravagant work and unforgettable footwear. Derek J became a household name after an appearance on Bravo's top-rated series "Real Housewives of Atlanta." He was also featured in Chris Rock's documentary "Good Hair" and he has made guest appearances on "Oprah," "Ellen" and "Wendy Williams."

The Toledo, Ohio born hairstylist, who now resides in the hair capitol of the world Atlanta, Georgia, first tasted success at the young age of 20. During this time Derek was a stylist for major publications such as Black Men's Magazine, Today's Black Woman, Essence and Vibe. However, after two years in the fast paced life of the entertainment industry, Derek J decided to take a break and immersed himself into the world of hair shows.

The new world of hair shows proved to be the perfect environment for the creative hairstylist who immediately began winning the competitions he entered. In 2007 Derek won the prominent Bronner Brothers "Hair Battle Champion" award.

Derek J has is own salon called The J Spot Salon in Atlanta, Georgia. He is stylist to such celebrities as Nicole Ari-Parker, Natalie Cole, Terri Vaughn and Keisha Knight-Pulliam.

Now Derek J is back and brining his hair show extravaganzas to the entertainment world, one elaborate hairstyle at a time.

Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer Flirt in 'Murder on the Orient Express' CinemaCon Trailer
Donald Trump, Derek Jeter Welcome Charlie Rose Back to 'CBS This Morning'
Kobe Bryant Inks Sports Illustrated Deal for 'Dear Basketball' Animated Film
Derek Jeter, The Aspiring Media Mogul (Who Dislikes Media), Reveals Next Big Swing
Julianne Hough Suffers Nip Slip at Dancing With the Stars Afterparty Following Amazing Performance With Derek
Bravo! 'Fashion Queens' discuss celebrity dress-downs
Derek Jeter Is 100 Percent Sure He Will Not Return to Baseball
See the Derek Jeter Ad That's Making Grown Men Cry
Julianne Hough Shares a Makeup Free Pic After Moving it with Brother Derek
Derek Jacobi, Daniel Day-Lewis Almost Played Hannibal Lecter in 'Silence of the Lambs'


Where does he live? Find out here.

Birthplace: Toledo, OH
Current Residence: Atlanta, GA

Check out Derek J hot pics and sexy photos.



'Real Housewives of Atlanta' Season 7 Spices Up This Fall — Premiering Sunday, November 9, the new season of the Bravo reality docu-series welcomes Claudia Jordan and Demetria McKinney, while "Fashion Queens" Season 3 debuts later the same night. Read more...
Bravo Presents a November to Remember — "Thicker Than Water" premieres on Sunday, November 10, while other highlights include the return of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," "Fashion Queens," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "Vanderpump Rules" and "Shahs of Sunset." Read more...
'Fashion Queens' Dissect the Look — Premiering Sunday, April 14, the Bravo talk show brings back Derek J, Miss Lawrence and Bevy Smith to cover anything and everything related to fashion. Read more...

Oxygen Gets Fashionable with Eva Marcille and Taylor Jacobson — The network has picked up two new reality series starring the "America's Next Top Model" and "Rachel Zoe Project" alumni: "Eva Marcille Project" and "LA Style." Read more...
'Best Ink': Oxygen Signs Deal for New Series — The new reality show will feature 12 top tattoo artists competing for a cash prize, while the network has also green lit the second season of its hairstyling competition, "Hair Battle Spectacular." Read more...

Who is he dating? What do you think of him?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.