“Ken has been cutting the hair of the sultan for 16 years. … The sultan flies him first-class at a cost of about £9,000 [$14,712].”
George Kadi, who works with Ken Modestou at the Dorchester hotel barber shop in Mayfair, England. The sultan of Brunei spent $24,746 for his latest haircut. That included the cost of flying his favorite barber (Ken) from London in a private luxury cabin, where he wouldn’t have to mix with passengers who might have swine flu. The barber charges his London customers about $50.
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