Kiyah Wright is a TWO-Time, Emmy Award-winning, celebrity hairstylist whose genius has not only set the precedent for image making, but has redefined the appearance of sexy, successful and confident women around the world. A highly sought after beauty and style trendsetter, Kiyah draws much of her inspiration from her deep love of fashion when creating her signature hair designs and transforming the image of her clients. As a charismatic visionary, her life and career caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network. “Love and The City” gives viewers an inside peek into Kiyah’s world. As a Clairol Professional Ambassador she continues to inspire with cutting edge developments. She has established her mark in the industry and has made groundbreaking achievements and this is just the beginning.
Kiyah believes, “behind every gorgeous celebrity is a fabulous hairstylist.”
Having developed her natural talent at the early age of 14, Kiyah decided she was going to make a career, a successful one albeit, out of hair styling. Her first big break came when Kiyah met entertainment mogul, Sean ”Diddy” Combs at a party, he was so impressed with her personal style he hired her on the spot to work with his newly formed Bad Boy Records artists Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans. And so began mastering the arts of style, color, cuts, hair weaving and full imaging.
The buzz around Kiyah spread like wildfire, and her list of distinguished clients began to expand further with stars such as Tyra Banks, Iman, Brandy, Gabrielle Union, Jennifer Hudson, Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson, Jill Scott and Ciara all hiring her to glamorize their tresses.
Kiyah’s innovations over the years have been featured on hit television shows like The Tyra Show, America’s Next Top Model, America’s Got Talent, and BET’s My Black Is Beautiful. She has made guest appearances on Style Her Famous, Shear Genius, MTV’s Hired and can be found giving hair and beauty tips on AOL Daily Solutions webisodes. In addition, Kiyah’s creations have been prominently displayed in publications like Vanity Fair, Elle, Essence, and Vogue. Alongside her remarkable work schedule, Kiyah still manages to remain loyal to her client base at her private Muze Suites in Los Angeles. After a beautiful 10 year stint with Warren Tricomi, Kiyah opened her private Muze Suites.
Kiyah’s diverse clientele reflects her impeccable ability to reveal and effectively translate a woman’s beauty, inside and out. Kiyah aims to bring awareness and knowledge to the proper care of “textured hair,” whether it is curls or kinks. As a result, she has launched Muze|hair – a hair care line which aims to addresses the unique needs of the ethnic and textured hair markets. Everyday, she continues to build her brand but she also strives to empower women to follow their dreams and perfect their craft.