Steven Torand O’Neal
Steven Torand O’Neal affectionately known as “Stefon”, was an Award Winning celebrity hair stylist in Beverly Hills, CA, and loved by many in the Los Angeles area.
Born December 5, 1967 in Indianapolis Indiana, he came to Los Angeles in 2000 to pursue his dream of becoming a fabulous celebrity hairstylist. That dream came to fruition immediately while working at the S.O.S. Salon on 9th and La Brea. He worked at several salons North of Olympic during his ten years in L.A.
He has won several 1st place trophies in many hair competitions in Indianapolis, Chicago, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. He’s styled hair on movies, television, independent films, the BET Awards, photo shoots and much more. He was featured on a variety of Reality Television shows related to the Hair Industry such as “Looks of Love” in 2005, on the ABC Family Channel, “Tease” in 2006 on Oxygen, “Jingles:” in 2007 on CBS, “Tabitha’s Salon Takeover” 2009 on Bravo & Gene Simmons Family Jewels 2009/2010 on A&E where Gene Simmons himself named him “Mr. Fabulous”.
His most recent accomplishment two days before his death was the signing of his first book “In My Chair” by Author Darnella Ford and was also featured in the Hair Documentary ” My Nappy Roots” by Regina Kimbell relaunched this past year.
Some of the celebrities he styled were Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg and wife Shante Broadus, Miki Howard, Sunshine Anderson, Sommore, Trinity 5:7, Television Producer Eunetta Boone and many others. His most recent work was with Photographer Derek Blanks.
He has been blessed to work with an array of celebrities and everyday clients from all walks of life whom he treated all like celebrities. He enjoyed acting and Karaoke and recently starred in a play on the Queen Mary this past Mother’s Day weekend. He was a blessing to so many people.
An angel was called home on Sunday June 13, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held in his honor of Steven “Stefon” O’Neal on Monday June 28, at 11am held at South Los Angeles Mortuary 1020 W. 94th St., Los Angeles.
Monetary donations are needed for the family. Please make money orders payable to Rosa O’Neal, 2604 N. Rural Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46218.
Or for more information please contact Ms. Erica Beckwith 310-696-3332 or Tony Walker 323-228-4388 for L.A. donations. Submitted by Ms. Erica Beckwith.