Chris Appleton Wiki, Children, Divorce, Instagram

Chris Appleton wiki – the hairstylist popular for a client list including Kim Kardashian and Drew Barrymore is getting divorced.

After his magnificent April wedding to actor Luke Gage, Chris Appleton and his husband are getting divorced.

TMZ reports Chris Appleton filed for divorce on Monday, November 13th 2023.

Citing irreconcilable differences, he listed their date of separation as the Friday prior.

Chris Appleton rose to prominence after his wedding to Luke Gage which was officiated by Kim Kardashian and we are about to dive into his life in this wiki entry.

Join us as we learn about Chris Appleton wiki, husband, children, Instagram, divorce, net worth etc.

Chris Appleton wiki

chris appleton wiki

Chris Appleton is a popular hairstylist to the stars who rose to prominence due to his work. 

Appleton was born in England on 14th June 1983. He is 40 years old and stands at a height of 6ft 1in.

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A British national, Appleton has a sister and a mother who encouraged him to pursue his career in hair styling.

From a very young age, Chris Appleton demonstrated his passion for hairstyling and got his first job at a salon when he was just 13 years of age. 

Via his hard work and dedication, he built an impressive portofolio of big name clientele including Kim Kardashian, Daytime Emmy-nominated host Drew Barrymore, two-time Grammy nominee Jennifer Lopez, and three-time Grammy winner Dua Lipa.

Other clients include Katy Perry, Ariana Grande and so on. 

Chris Appleton was the winner of the 2010 Young Talent of the Year in the London TV Show, Hairdresser of the Year.

Appleton has two children from an earlier relationship with  Leicester salon owner Katie Katon –  19-year-old son Billy and 17-year-old daughter Kitty-blu.

He welcomed them before coming out as openly gay at the age of 26.

A few Chris Appleton wiki entries notes he dated Derek Chadwick after coming out as gay.

That didn’t last and he would date Sam Cushing befor later starting a relationship with White Lotus star Lukas Gage.

In April 2023, they held a surprise Las Vegas wedding which was officiated by Kim Kardashian, who advised the couple to get a pre-nup.

That proved to be prescient as they would divorce just 6 months later, in November 2023.

Chris Appleton’s Instagram account is @chrisappleton1 with a whopping 4m followers.

According to his IG bio, Chris Appleton is a “beauty, cosmetic and personal care [professional], a contributor for the Drew Barrymore show, the global creative director for Color Wow Hair, and the Global ambassador for Shark Beauty,”

Aside his impressive client collection, Chris Appleton has worked with several magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, and so on. 

His net worth in 2023 is estimated at $5 million.

One of Appleton’s most famous clients is Ariana Grande, and the Chris Appleton wiki on Grande’s fan pages illuminates their bond.

“Appleton worked with Ariana for many years before Alyx Liu became Grande’s dedicated hair stylist,” the Chris Appleton wiki entry reads.

“He became friends with Grande and created the ponytail she started wearing at Coachella 2018.

“Appleton does many conferences and YouTube videos, showing how to do Grande’s signature hair, from her half-up curly ponytail to her straight space buns,”

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Another Chris Appleton wiki entry via thewallgroup reads…

“From Los Angeles to New York, and London to Paris, Chris Appleton is known for his work as a world-renowned conceptual hair stylist, highly sought after by some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, fashion, and advertising for his original and outstanding work. 

Named a “Hair Star” by Vogue UK, Appleton’s work has been showcased on covers and major features for the top-tier magazines across the globe, including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Grazia, L’Officiel Paris and Singapore. 

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His talent has been enlisted by some of the largest and most iconic fashion houses for their seasonal shows, including Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Fendi, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Burberry.

His red carpet clients include Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian West, Ariana Grande, and Katy Perry.

Impeccable attention to detail, paired with enviable creative vision, has made Appleton into one of the most in-demand hairstylists today,”

Chris Appleton wiki – Wife and Kids

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According to our wiki research – earlier in life, Chris Appleton dated the mother of his kids, Katie Katon, a former salon Managing Director of George’s Hairdressing, with whom he welcomed  19-year-old son Billy and 17-year-old daughter Kitty-blu Appleton.

Katie Katon was born in England to English parents. Very little is known about her aside her affiliation to Appleton. 

The couple started dating when they were teenagers. Chris Appleton worked at Katie’s salon for close to a decade.

They separated in 2009.

Another relationship he had was with actor Derek Chadwick.

They started dating in 2018, according to rumours and were together for a couple of years. 

Following their breakup, Appleton started dating Sam Cushing.


Chris Appleton wiki continues with a look at his husband, Lukas Gage and their recent divorce.

Lukas Gage, an American actor, was married to Chris Appleton for six months in 2023. 

The White Lotus star, 28, and Kim Kardashian’s hairstylist, 40, exchanged vows in a surprise Las Vegas wedding in April.

Kim Kardashian officiated the wedding and also organized for music superstar Shania Twain to serenade the couple. 

Shania sang: ‘Chris, Lukas, looks like you made it, get over here, let’s do this.’

Both Chris and Lukas said: ‘We love you!’ as Shania broke into her 1997 classic You’re Still The One.

Lukas and Chris wed in front of only six guests  at Little White Chapel after applying for a marriage license in Clark County. 

It was the same wedding venue where Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker, Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner, Bruce Willis & Demi Moore, and Frank Sinatra & Mia Farrow previously walked down the aisle.

However, the romance would not last as TMZ announced Chris Appleton had filed for divorce from his husband in November.

The tabloid wrote: “It’s the end of the road for Chris Appleton and Lukas Gage’s whirlwind marriage … Kim Kardashian’s hairstylist has filed for divorce.

“Appleton beelined it to court Monday morning, and lists the couple’s date of separation as Friday.

“On the divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, Chris lists “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split, and reveals the couple has a prenup in place.

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“As for the reason for the split, a source close to the couple tells us this was not an easy decision for Chris to make, but he tried everything he could to make the marriage work and needed to make the best decision for himself moving forward,”

Chris Applieton and Lukas Gage revealed their romance in February when they shared vacation snaps from The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico.

“I’m very happy. Very much in love. And I feel very grateful to be able to share my time with someone very special,” Appleton gushed on The Drew Barrymore Show on March 17.

“Love is a really special thing and I think meeting someone that you really connect with is really really special,”

Gage also said he felt “very happy, very lucky, and very much in love” while appearing on the March 27th episode of TODAY.

“He’s a good-looking man. Something about being in London, I got a taste of the Brits and couldn’t help myself,”

The Chris Appleton divorce from Gage actually comes just about a week after their wedding special aired on the Kardashians on Hulu!

The special contained a behind-the-scenes look at how their Vegas wedding was put together.

Appleton even revealed that his engagement ring from Gage was made from the caviar tin that they shared on their first date.

The episode also captures the moment when he asks Kim Kardashian to officiate the wedding, which she makes a joke about since she’s been married and divorced three times. She tells him, though, that she’s honored to be with him and Gage on their big day.

Chris Appleton Instagram

chris appleton instagram

Social media is a powerful tool in this era and our Chris Appleton wiki now takes a tool at his Instagram handle.

Chris Appleton is on Instagram @chrisappleton1 where he has a staggering 4m followers!

Net  worth

In researching our Chris Appleton wiki, we came across varying figures about his net worth.

Chris Appleton’s net worth in 2023 is currently estimated to be around $5 million, a testament to his thriving career as a sought-after hairstylist. 

In addition to this impressive net worth, Appleton consistently earns an annual salary surpassing $150,000.

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Lukas Gage, Kim Kardashian, Chris Appleton

The below is culled from the wiki entry for the ex-husband of Chris Appleton, Lukas Gage.

Lukas Gage (born May 28, 1995) is an American actor. He has appeared in American Vandal, The White Lotus, You, and Euphoria.

Gage was born on May 28, 1995, in San Diego, California and raised in Encinitas, California.

He went to film camp every summer and acted in plays and commercials.

He attended San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas.

In November 2020, Gage posted a clip of an audition on Zoom during which director Tristram Shapeero could be heard criticizing Gage’s apartment, unaware that his microphone was not muted.

Gage received messages of support from others in the film industry. 

Although he did not get the job, the rejection allowed him to accept a part on the HBO miniseries The White Lotus.

Hairstylist Chris Appleton confirmed his relationship with Gage on The Drew Barrymore Show.

On April 5, 2023, it was announced Gage was engaged to Appleton.

Nineteen days later, it was announced Appleton and Gage were married.

On November 13, 2023, Appleton filed for divorce from Gage, citing irreconcilable differences.

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