Emmy-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, Carson Kressley is out to make over the world.
Kressley was most recently a "fan-favorite" on ABC's world-wide hit, Dancing With The Stars. In 2011, Kressley starred in "Carson-Nation" a one-hour reality show which premiered on OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network. In "Carson-Nation," Carson travels to small towns throughout the U.S., transforming lives one person at a time with his signature heart, humor and style.
Previously, Kressley helmed Lifetime's critically acclaimed show "How To Look Good Naked" and earned a primetime Emmy for his role on Bravo's breakout hit series "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." He was a frequent style contributor on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" where millions of viewers accessed his expertise, style, and wit. He can also been seen as a style contributor on ABC's Good Morning America and Live With Kelly!
Kressley will debut a signature line of womens sportswear and accessories on Shop NBC. His line, "Love, Carson", will be available exclusively on Shop NBC starting April 2012.
Kressley is a New York Times best-selling author with three books to his credit, including "You're Different and That's Super", a children's book promoting diversity and tolerance. A women's style guide is in the works for 2012.
A strong supporter of many philanthropic causes, Kressley uses his celebrity to advance different concerns such as The Trevor Project, The Human Rights Campaign, The Empire State Pride Agenda, LIGALY, GLSEN, AIDS WALK, The Ali Forney Center and the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation. Kressley is also a trustee on the board of The True Colors Fund and The American Saddlebred Museum. He is the founding donor of the first scholarship program for GLBT youth in his hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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.
Kressley resides in New York City.