Danny Jelaca is a renowned expert when it comes to the art of creating beautiful hair. Originally from Chicago, Jelaca has been based in South Beach for two decades, most notably at the famed Stella Salon where he served as Styling Director for 13 years. As such he’s developed a highly devoted following amongst South Florida’s social elite as well as celebrities and dignitaries from points near and far.


Represented by the famed Creative Management, MC2, Danny has worked with beauties such as:

Kelly Preston (actress) 1997
Cameron Diaz (actress) 1998
Carlos Ponce(singer) 2000
Lucero(singer) 2001
Milla Jovovich (actress/model) 2003
Elizabeth Berkley (actress) 2003
Naomi Campbell (model) 2004
Ivanka Trump (model/public figure/business/reality star) 2003/2006
Dayanara Torres (actress/singer/model) 2006
Jennifer Lopez (actress) 1998/2007
Talisa Soto (actress) 2009
Roselyn Sanchez (actress tv personality) 2009
Sharon Stone (actress) 2016
Laura Love (model) 2016
Shanina Shaik (model) 2016
Rocky Barnes (model) 2016
Alina Boyko (model) 2016
Hannah Ferguson (model) 2016
Nicole Beharie (actress) 2016
Draya Michele (public figure/designer) 2016
Arrielle Kebbel (actress) 2016
Yes Julz (public figure) 2016
Rebecca Taylor (designer) 2016
Bobbi Brown (designer) 2016
Savannah Guthrie (tv host) 2016
Olivia Culpo(pagent queen/model/actress) 2017
Heidi Klum (model/tv personality) 2017
Paulina Rubio (singer) 2017
Sofia Richie(model) 2017
Nicola Peltz (actress) 2017
Kayla Itsines( fitness guru/author) 2017
Adriana De Moura( tv personality) 2017
Tatiana Korsakova (model/actress) 2017
Padma Lakshmi (model/tv host) 2017
Ivana Trump (public figure) 2017
Lisa Hochstein (public figure/reality star) 2017
Charlotte Mckinney (model) 2017
Tia Mowry (actress/tv personality) 2017
Veronica Falcon (actor / choreographer) 2017
Gabriela Isler ( Miss universe 2013)
Izabel Goulart (Brazilian Victoria Secret Model) 2017
Erin Andrews (Dancing with The Stars) 2017
Karolina Kurkova (model and TV personality 2017)
Bebe Rexha ( singer performer 2017)
Kate Bock ( sports illustrated swim model 2017)
Adriana Lima (Model, TV personality 2017)
Leighton Meester (actress 2017)
Mariana Downing ( model 2017)
Ashley Graham (model 2017)
Alannah Walton (model 2017)
Admari Lopez (actress 2017)
Alexandria Olavarria ( actress 2017)
Camila Cabello ( singer) 2017
Cindy Bruna ( model) 2017
Jaime King ( actress) 2017
Ruby Aldridge ( model) 2017
Sasha Pivovarova ( model) 2017
Brooke Wall 2017
Lily Aldridge ( model) 2017




Outside of the salon, Jelaca—recognized by Allure as one of Miami’s top stylists—is frequently called upon to work his magic at fashion shows and editorial shoots. He is recognized in InStyle as on of the top salons. He’s styled runway presentations for the likes of Emilio Pucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Diane von Furstenberg, Elie Saab, Donna Karan, Robert Rodriguez and Talbot Runhof to name a few. In addition to Allure, he’s also been featured in publications such as Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, InStyle, Ocean Drive, Self, The Miami Herald, Brides, Redbook, Vanidades and Selecta. Danny is also the first U.S. Balmain Hair Ambassador and the first Leonor Greyl Hair Ambassador in the U.S.


Danny’s latest venture is the opening of his eponymous salon in September 2012, located in South Beach’s prestigious South of Fifth neighborhood, and the developing of his own personally-branded luxury hair products.


For PR inquiries please contact or to book Danny for editorials, runway, or red carpet hair please email danny@dannyjelaca.com