Emmy award winner Carson Kressley is an American Fashion specialist and a famous face of Hollywood. He is mostly known for his appearance on Queer Eye and also as the motivational host of the TV show, How to Look Good Naked and Good Morning America.
Carson Kressley Age, Family
TV show host Carson Kressley was born on 11 November 1969 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. At the age of 49, he stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters). He was raised alongside his sisters, Diana Kressley Billing and Beverly Kressley by his parents, Willard and Barbara Kressley.
His family raised ponies which fascinated him from a young age. When he was five years old, he even owned his pony named Sparky. His love for ponies gradually developed and he competed in equestrian events, winning a world championship.
As per his education, Carson graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School. For further studies, he attended Gettysburg College for a degree in Finance and Fine Arts.
Coming Out As Gay
When it comes to his personal life, Carson is very humble and modest in spite of being very successful. He has openly accepted himself as a gay, revealing that his parents were the last to know about his sexuality.
The TV host came out as gay to his parents after the show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was aired on television. Even though they were the last to know, they supported him endlessly.
Carson Kressley Partner, Married
Carson once dated NFL player Esera Tuaolo. He dated him for a while before parting ways. Even though he is not in a relationship with his former boyfriend, he is still a good friend of Esera.
While Carson hasn't revealed much about his partner or married status, his social media points at the ring he wears on his engagement finger. However, he hasn't bothered to address the ring to his fans.
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Carson Kressley flaunts his ring on 22 January 2019 (Photo: Carson Kressley's Instagram)
After his split with Esera, Carson was seen with his partner, whose name is not yet revealed. He mentioned the guy as his boyfriend. But there is no confirmation about his relationship nowadays.
His Career & Net Worth
Upon graduation, Carson worked with Ralph Lauren as a stylist until 2002, where he served in many departments including corporate advertising and menswear. Later he made his debut on the show, Queer Eye, working as a fashion expert. His TV show won the prestigious Emmy Award under the category Outstanding Reality Program.
Then, Carson began appearing on the variety show as fashion critics and commentator. He was later seen as a judge in the reality show, The Mother of All Pageants after which he started his show, Carson Nation on The Oprah Winfrey Network. In 2015, Carson was announced as the regular judges of the famous TV reality show, RuPaul’s Drag Race alongside Ross Mathews.
It wasn't long before Carson made his debut in the movie, The Perfect Man, where he played as a bartender named Lance. He has also played in films like The Year Without a Santa Claus, 16 to Life, and It’s Christmas. After gaining much limelight, he started his fashion line, Perfect, suitable for both men and women releasing a new collection of clothes, Love Carson.
He has appeared in the various favorite show and has opened his clothing brand through which he has garnered a net worth of $8 million.