Kim Vo was born in Vietnam and was raised in Europe. It was said that he is able to blend his Vietnamese and French backgrounds to offer a unique way of tackling coloring. Now recognized as a top colorist, he is a recognized stylist to the stars, her clients including but not limited to Kate Hudson, Kirsten Dunst, Kim Cattrall, Teri Hatcher, Goldie Hawn, among others.
After Europe, Kim Vo eventually settled in Los Angeles where he initially worked with two of Beverly Hills’ top salons, Cristophe and Prive. He then proceeded to open his own salon called B2V in 2001. While running his own salon, he was able to develop and refine his unique brand of approach to coloring, a style that is known to look very natural. It is said that he worked like a painter, shade by shade and piece by piece, to apply color accordingly by layer. His expertise earned him an affiliation with L’Oreal as a master colorist and International Guest Artist.
Kim Vo also launched his own product line created especially for color-treated hair, while opening his newest salon called KIM VO at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Kim Vo is also a regular on makeover shows, such as Extreme Makeover. He also regularly appears on E!’s Daily 10 and Tease on the Oxygen network.
Kim Vo is a judge in Bravo TV’s Shear Genius. This second season of the reality show features 12 gifted hairstylists from all over the country who vie for the ultimate title of ”Shear Genius.” It
also looks at what happens behind the scenes of competitive high-end hair styling.