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 (super 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

Arielle Kebbel (actress) 2016

Yes Julz (public figure) 2016

Rebecca Taylor (designer) 2016

Bobbi Brown (designer) 2016

Savannah Guthrie (tv host) 2016

Olivia Culpo (pageant 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)


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 Pointe 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