Joseph Whitmeyer

Joseph WhitmeyerJoseph Whitmeyer is a multi-Emmy Award winning hairstylist whose work has been featured for more than a decade on Saturday Night Live (SNL). In addition to his Primetime Emmy Award wins for SNL, Joseph has also received nominations for HBO’s The Normal Heart and You Don’t Know Jack.

Joseph’s extensive television career also includes hairstyling for Blue Bloods, Madam Secretary, Law and Order, Gossip Girl, The Today Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, Sesame Street, and many others. His feature film hairstyling credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, The Normal Heart, You Don’t Know Jack, Bad Boys 2 and Rabbit Hole just to name a few. Prior to his screen work, Joseph spent many years hairstyling for Broadway, including 42nd Street, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde, White Christmas, Bombay Dream, and The Wedding Singer.

Joseph previously lived in Orlando, Florida where he also spent nine years working for Walt Disney World playing some of their iconic costumed characters. He also worked in their Hair and Make-up department at the Magic Kingdom.

Joseph received his early training at the Utica Career Institute, obtaining his New York StateWhitmeyer Yearbook Cosmetology License, He is also licensed in the state of Florida, where he spent some time doing high-end styling at the world famous Peabody Hotel. It is there where he was first introduced to the world of television and film by fellow hairstylists.

Joseph graduated from Canastota High School in 1987 and is a member of the Make-Up and Hairstylist Union Local 798.