• Tabatha Coffey is a television personality, hairstylist, and salon owner with an estimated net worth of $6 million.
• She began her hairstyling career at age 14, and has since become the master of various hairstyles.
• She gained fame internationally through her show, “Tabatha Takes Over”, in which she helps failing salons.
• She has been featured in various magazines, appeared on several shows, and written two books.
• She is open about her lesbian sexuality and actively participates in charities such as St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

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Short Info

Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMay 17, 1969

Who is Tabatha Coffey?

Tabatha Coffey was born on 17 May 1969, in Brisbane, Queensland Australia. She is a television personality, hairstylist, and salon owner, best known for her television show “Tabatha Takes Over” which airs internationally through various networks. She is a previous contestant in the US show “Shear Genius”, which led to her fame in the country.

The Wealth of Tabatha Coffey

Tabatha Coffey has a net worth estimated to be over $6 million, earned through success in her various endeavors.

She’s earned significant income through her work on television, while she’s also risen in wealth thanks to the success of her primary business.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Tabatha grew up in a family of hairstylists as her mother first worked in the profession, and then her brother. At the age of 14, she got her start in the hairstyling industry, working at Surfers Paradise, Queensland where she became the assistant in a local shop. Her fascination with hairstyling grew thanks to her parents, who owned and operated a strip club in Adelaide.

After a year of working, she entered an apprenticeship program to learn more about the craft, before moving to London to continue with her training, which lasted for another three years.

She then moved to the US, where she opened a salon called Industrie Hair Gurus in New Jersey. She also collaborated with other salons, including the West Hollywood based Warren-Tricomi salon. She started to gain attention thanks to her styling, which is often described as transformative. She usually creates a special individual look for each client, becoming the master of various types of hairstyles, as opposed to the typical one.

Tabatha Coffey

She continued to grow her business by creating her own hair care product company called Joico International.

Continued Fame and Television Work

As her popularity grew, she found herself traveling across the country doing hair shows. Many other stylists also approached her for consultations and teaching. Her popularity reached a wide mainstream audience when she decided to compete in the reality show “Shear Genius”, which she joined due to curiosity.

The show focuses on hairstyling, with each contestants competing to create the best hairstyle, with restrictions such as theme, materials, and time. She quickly became one of the top contestants, winning most challenges, and winning over the crowd with her personality. However, she was eliminated due to a bad team challenge which cost her the competition. Despite that, she was still voted as Fan Favorite, and won $10,000 overall.

Her fame attracted television producers, and soon she was approached to star in a series which would become “Tabatha’s Salon Takeover”, later renamed to “Tabatha Takes Over”.

In the show, she approaches failing salons and helps them turn around their business within a week, using her hairdressing experience and business expertise to help these businesses in danger. She also began making guest appearances in other shows.

Recent Projects

Tabatha was featured during the second season of “Make Me a Supermodel”, in which aspiring models compete for $100,000, a one-year contract with New York Model Management, and a pictorial in Cosmopolitan magazine. She also worked alongside Tyra Banks as a part of her Glam Squad in “The Tyra Banks Show”, and has been responsible for makeovers for “The Biggest Loser”.

In 2011, she decided to sell her salon to focus more on working and teaching other stylists. She became the host of the NAHA awards during that year too.

She’s been featured in several high profile publications, and is often hired by top beauty publications as a stylist. Some of the magazines she’s worked with include “Mademoiselle”, “Marie Claire”, and “Seventeen”. She has worked on New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, and has written two books – “Own It” and “It’s Not Really About the Hair: The Honest Truth About Life, Love, and the Business of Beauty”.

In 2018, she started a new show called “Relative Success with Tabatha”, which airs on Bravo. In the show, she helps families who are struggling with their business and their interpersonal relationships. The show ran for eight episodes, but was then discontinued.

Personal Life

Coffey has been open about her lesbian sexuality, and has been in a relationship with her partner since 1997, though she does not like to specify any details. The couple resides in Ridgewood, New Jersey where she first started her business.

When not busy with work, she is very active with charities and organizations that help treat cancer patients. Her mother passed away in 2010 due to the disease, and she works with Hackensack University Medical Center, providing children who have lost their hair during treatment with wigs, which she styles. She also collaborates with St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organization that raises money to help children with cancer through hosting head-shaving events.

General Info

Full NameTabatha Coffey
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMay 17, 1969
ProfessionTV Personality, Hair Stylist, Businessperson

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Tabatha's Salon Takeover2009-2013TV Series co-executive producer - 35 episodes


Hollywood Medium2017TV SeriesHerself
Then and Now with Andy Cohen2017TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHerself - Hairstylist
The Daily Helpline2014TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host
The Talk2011-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
Home & Family2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Steve Harvey2013-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Panelist
Watch What Happens: Live2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
In Bed with Joan2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Real2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2013TV Series documentary
The Wendy Williams Show2009-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Tabatha's Salon Takeover2008-2013TV SeriesHerself / Host
Tabatha Takes Over2013TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
2013 New Now Next Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide 2013 Grammy Awards Fashion Wrap2013TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide 2013 SAG Awards Fashion Wrap2013TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide 2013 Golden Globes Fashion Wrap2013TV SpecialHerself
Good Afternoon America2012TV SeriesHerself
TV Guide Academy Awards Red Carpet with Chris Harrison2012TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide Grammy Awards Fashion Wrap2012TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide Screen Actors Guild Awards Fashion Wrap2012TV SpecialHerself
TV Guide 2012 Golden Globes Fashion Wrap2012TV MovieHerself
Tabatha's Hollywood Hair2011TV Movie documentaryHerself / Host
2011 New Now Next Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Just Josh!2011TV SeriesHerself
The Nate Berkus Show2011TV SeriesHerself
The Dish2011TV SeriesHerself
The Biggest Loser2009TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2009TV SeriesHerself
The Tyra Banks Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Guide to Style2008TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

The Dish2011TV SeriesHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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