Emmy-Award winning TV personality, style expert, fashion designer and New York Times best-selling author are just a few of Carson Kressley credits.
Kressley started his career as an independent stylist and worked with major designers including Ralph Lauren. A few years later, he took a leap into television in 2003 when he gained great exposure as the fashion savant on Bravo’s Queer Eye, which won a primetime Emmy.
With his close relationship with Oprah Winfey, over the course of the years Carson has revolutionized America’s personal fashion sense of style from OWN Network’s Carson-Nation where Carson travelled to small towns throughout the U.S. transforming lives one person at a time with his signature heart, humor and style. To hosting multiple TV shows including Lifetime’s How to Look Good Naked, ABC’s True Beauty and competed on several reality competitions shows such as Big Brother Australia and the 13th season of Dancing With The Stars.
Aside from his own television shows Carson has frequently appeared on talk shows as a fashion critic/commentator including; The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Live with Kelly and Michael, The Queen Latifah Show, Bethenny, and The Wendy Williams Show, etc.
Kressley released a signature line of women’ssportswear and accessories, Love Carson which was known for instant affordable glamour and was sold at ShopHQ.
More recently Carson has been a key judge for Logo-TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul’s All Stars and Gay for Play. This summer, Carson will be competing on Food Network’s Celebrity Cupcake Wars and ABC’s Celebrity Family Fued against Paula Deen.
Early next year fans will be able to catch Carson on NBC’s hit show Celebrity Apprentice as he competes to raise money for his charity – the True Colors Fund.
Carson is a New York Times best-selling author with three books to his credit, including You’re Different and That’s Super, Off The Cuff: The Essential Style Guide for Men and The Women Who Love Them.His latest book, the women’s style guide Does This Book Make My Butt Look Big? which hits selves on October 11, 2016 from St. Martin’s Press.
A strong supporter of many philanthropic causes, Kressley uses his celebrity to advance different concerns such as The Trevor Project, The Human Rights Campaign, AIDS WALK, and the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation. Kressley is also a trustee on the board of The True Colors Fund, The American Saddle Bred Museum and Philadelphia University.
When Kressley is not starring on stage or screen, he can be found astride one of his American Saddlebred show horses, with which he has achieved World Champion status.