Nicky Clarke OBE (born 17 June 1958) is an English hair stylist and media personality, who owns well known hair salons. He initially became famous for styling the hair of various celebrities on several television shows, before earning fame in his own right.
Clarke received an OBE in February 2008, awarded for 30 years service to the hair styling industry. He appeared on Celebrity Come Dine with Me on Channel 4 on 13 November 2008 and as a judge on the final of Celebrity Scissorhands.
He is also known as a socialite and for dating interior designer Kelly Hoppen. Clarke was also a member of "Team Dec" in Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. In 2011, he took part in ITV series 71 Degrees North but was the first to be eliminated. He is currently taking part in the Channel 4 series The Jump.
Speaking with The Daily Politics on February 24, 2014, Clarke made remarks considered offensive to the Scottish people: "the trouble with the Scots is they don't understand the economics of independence and need to get away from the romance of Braveheart." After, he stated on Twitter he intended no offence.