Cyrus Frakes, The King of the Crown

Cyrus is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Communications.

He is the CEO of Cosmic King Productions, Inc., and has worked as an individual pageant instructor for the past fifteen years for his business Gowns and Crowns, a pageant preparation studio he owns and operates.

Gowns and Crowns specialize in the TOTAL PACKAGE! Cy and the Gowns and Crowns Team can assist a client in all areas of preparation from interview, on-stage speaking skills, proper walking techniques for swimsuit and evening gown, stage modeling routines, over-all stage presence; wardrobe selection, physical fitness, talent presentation and make-up artistry, to platforms and community service.

With 30 years of pageant experience under his belt and over 1500 Crowns to his Credit (including Miss Galaxy, Mrs. Galaxy, International Junior Miss Pre-Teen, Miss High School America, Miss Teen USA, Mrs. United States, America’s Perfect Teen, Miss Teen United States, Ms. United States, American’s National Teenager, Miss Junior Black America, Miss Earth, Miss Teen World, Miss Teen Earth Fire, just to name a few) Cyrus has spent a quarter of a century preparing young women for the pageant stage.

Being recognized as an expert in the industry led Cyrus to Star in his own Reality show THE KING OF THE CROWN for TLC (currently airing on Netflix). His brush with fame has lead to many other appearances as a guest on many shows such as Lifetime’s The Week the Women Went (2012), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2013), MTV”s Super Sweet Sixteen, Daytime with Anderson Cooper, The Debra Kennedy Show, Celebrity Interview with TV GUIDE, Popwatch with Entertainment Weekly.COM, People Magazine TV, The Queen Makers by Charleston City Paper, three time Cover and story for Supermodels Unlimited, and a Feature in the New York Dailey News.

When not helping his girls work the runway he is involved in many community organizations and enjoys traveling around the country to share his expertise.