Bio

D’angelo Thompson is known for his mastery of beauty and quality aesthetic. He is also one of the Entertainment Industry’s most sought after artisans. Originally from Chicago, D’angelo always dreamed of one day taking the beauty industry by the reins both nationally and internationally, and in the past two decades has done so in a phenomenal way. It is his personal vision to elevate his profession by creating a global beauty.

His training, command of color and natural eye for beauty has developed him into a consummate professional with an extensive career. He is also a mentor and instructor who is extremely grateful to be living his purpose while executing his passion.

As a Professional, D’angelo’s expertise extends to beauty, bridal, editorial, commercial, film, TV and private clients. As hair/makeup artist for guests and celebrities on The Wendy Williams Show from 2008–2011, D’angelo earned three Daytime Emmy nominations with a win for “Guest Hair” in 2010. Most importantly, in over two decades, D’angelo has developed a body of work that classifies him in the A-list of beauty professionals.

The following productions/companies are among his recurring clients:

HBO
Dillard's
Junket Productions
FOX
Report-Signature
YES Israel
MTV
Sam Edelman
Soul Food Music
VH1 Fashion Rocks
Girl Code (Seasons 1-4)/Guy Code (Seasons 1-4), MTV
Slam Media
The Nightly Show
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
The Tony Awards
The Brandman Agency
Exhale Productions
HSN
Food Network



On camera, he has appeared on The Wendy Williams Show, The Dorothy Cascieri Show, MAGIC SHAVE Expert, and Natural Living TV.

Previously represented by ANYWAY MGMT, Tammy Ford Agency, Ford Modeling Agency and Artists at Wilhelmina, D’angelo is currently managed by CD Idea Brokerage.

Some of his more notable clients have included:

Carol Channing
John Oliver
Larry Wilmore
Maria Vongerichten
Salma Hayek
Wendy Williams
Jean-George Vongerichten
Scarlett Johansson
Bethenny Frankel
Travis Payne
Aretha Franklin
Kim Coles
Joy Mangano
Martha Wash
Steve Buscemi
Jackie Miranne
Kevin Hart
Morris Chestnut
Regina King
Antonio Sabato Jr.
Terrence Howard

As an Author, D’angelo’s self-published lifestyle and beauty book, Enhanced Beauty, continues to sell domestically and internationally.


As an Educator, D’Angelo has been a guest instructor for The Make Up Institute of California, NYIB, Make Up Forever Pro, Make Up For Ever Academy in Soho, MUD in NYC and Chic Studios. He also founded and developed his own curriculum and applied it to a series of workshops. “The Business of Makeup” is designed specifically for professionals to learn the creative, technical and entrepreneurial aspects of the Hair/Makeup industry.

Additionally, as a mentor, D’angelo created DTProCrew.com to make himself available to other HMU professionals whenever guidance is requested.

As a Philanthropist, D’angelo believes in creating a cycle of abundance. In other words, as an expression of his personal gratitude, he contributes to humanity by organizing yearly fundraisers to support AIDS research, youth initiatives and LGBT awareness.

It is D’angelo’s philosophy to bring his highest level of passion and commitment to every project he endeavors. It is his purpose to illuminate the beauty industry as a valuable artistic expression for all who experience it.