An accomplished singer and celebrated author, Christopher Hopkins is most widely recognized as The Makeover Guy.®
In 1990 Mr. Hopkins opened the Christopher Hopkins Salon at the KSTP television studios in St. Paul where he appeared regularly on Good Company, a popular regional talk show. In 1994 he opened Christopher Hopkins Image Center in Downtown Minneapolis and appeared as a repeat guest expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Christopher Hopkins, in response to the disillusion of life as a professional singer, dancer and actor, attends Horst International Academy for Beauty. To cover expenses he continues working at nights performing while attending school.
With nothing but the clothes on his back he moves to Southern California and works for Panache’ Appearance Studios in Torrance, California. The salon is nationally recognized as one of the top salons in the country for their full image makeovers.
Six weeks later he arrives to work to find the studio has closed.
Broke but determined he makes his way to Northern California, moves in with relatives, and finds work waiting tables in San Jose.
Christopher is cast with the San Jose Civic Light Opera’s production Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies,” where he also does the leading lady’s wig each night and finds a job in upscale salon in San Francisco.
This salon, too, faces hard times and is not able to pay Christopher what he needs to survive and moves back in with his parents who now live in Goshen, Indiana. He finds work at a Regis Hairstylists in Elkhart, Indiana and works to pay down his debt.
If arriving by air transport, you will arrive at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport.
Your personal driver, Mr. Arian Rousseau, will be awaiting your arrival to escort you to your chambers of choice.
We have arranged with Arian for a special flat rate of $40.00 to the Downtown Minneapolis area.
He can be reached at 612.703.0881
Other options include car rental, hotel shuttle, or the many awaiting taxicabs at the airport.
Christopher and Robert’s recommendations, all closest to MAKEOVERGUY, within half mile or less: