Mindy & Shaun McKnight

Founders, CuteGirlsHairstyles.com

Mindy McKnight received a BA in History/Humanities from Brigham Young University. Mindy’s husband, Shaun, received an MBA in Int’l Business Management from Thunderbird. They have been married for 16 years, and together they are raising six beautiful children. 

With Mindy’s creative genius for braiding, the couple launched the highly-successful CuteGirlsHairstyles.com websie in late 2008 and the subsequent CuteGirlsHairstyles YouTube channel one year later. While her hairstyle tutorials started as a hobby, they have now been viewed over 400 million times in nearly every country worldwide. After spending 15 years establishing corporate operations overseas, Shaun now dedicates his strategic development skills to growing the family business. 

Mindy is currently ranked as one of the Top-25 Women on YouTube with over 2,780,000 subscribers, generating 16 million monthly views. The Cute Girls Hairstyles family has received local, national, and global attention through various media outlets including ABCNews’ 20/20, Good Morning America, TODAY, Anderson LIVE, Katie, and The View. 

Mindy is also a current digital media contributor to various divisions within Disney.