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 and recently headlined as the host of Dancing With The Stars Live in Las Vegas.
In 2011, Kressley starred in "Carson-Nation" a one-hour reality show which premiered on OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network. In "Carson-Nation," Carson travelled 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, Live With Kelly and Michael!, The Queen Latifah Show, Bethenny and The Wendy Williams Show.
Kressley recently debuted his signature line of women’s sportswear and accessories, "Love, Carson" which is known for its easy, instant, affordable glamour and is available exclusively at ShopHQ.
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 book is in the works and is due to hit shelves Spring 2015.
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 Saddlebred Museum and Philadelphia University. 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.