Vidal Sassoon – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Vidal Sassoon died at age 84, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding stylist Vidal Sassoon's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

British hair stylist who built a high-fashion empire.

He worked as a messenger and played football.

He was credited with creating the wedge-bob or Bauhaus-inspired hairstyle.

How did Vidal Sassoon die?

Vidal Sassoon's death was caused by leukemia.

In June 2011 it was reported that Sassoon had been diagnosed with leukemia two years earlier. He died on 9 May 2012 at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. His death was originally reported to be a result of natural causes, and later reported to have been a result of his leukemia. He died in the presence of his family.

Information about the death of Vidal Sassoon
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death84 years
BirthdayJanuary 17, 1928
Death dateMay 9, 2012
Place of deathBel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"If you don't look good, we don't look good."

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"I just consider being one of the luckiest people in the sense that creativity came to me and it flowed."

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"My mother left me for seven years in an orphanage."

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"When I was about 10 I ran away to see my father. He couldn't have cared less. He just took me back as soon as he could."

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"It's okay saying sorry, but when you are drunk you say what you really feel."

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