CEO/ Head Pageant Coach
Cyrus Frakes is an internationally renowned pageant coach with over thirty years of combined experience in the pageant and entertainment industry. Cyrus has worked with clients from all over the world and his team proudly boasts over 3000 success stories from local to international titles. Cyrus has had clients compete at Miss Earth, Miss World, Miss USA, Miss America, and more.
You may know Cyrus as the star of TLC’s reality show “The King of the Crown”, which followed Cyrus’ Gowns and Crowns studio and the training process for his clients. The show continues to stream on Amazon Prime. Cyrus also guest starred on shows such as Lifetime’s "The Week the Women Went”, Bravo’s "The Real Housewives of Atlanta', MTV”s “My Super Sweet Sixteen", "Daytime with Anderson Cooper", "The Debra Kennedy Show”, "Celebrity Interview" with TV GUIDE, and more.
Prior to his professional pageant career, Cyrus worked in the radio industry for 20 years as a marketing and promotions director. While in this position, he created and starred as the award-winning 'movie and event review' character "Mr. Blacklist". Cyrus continues to guest star as Mr. Blacklist on the Vegas Entertainment Network (theV.TV) years later.
Cyrus is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations. When not helping his clients prepare to be their very best, he enjoys involvement in many charitable causes, attending the newest theatre productions, and traveling.