Carson Kressley Biography
A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S Carson Kressley is an American television personality, actor, as well as a designer. He came to prominence beginning in the year 2003 in the Bravo series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
Also, he was the motivational host of the TV show How to Look Good Naked and OWN’s Carson Nation, as well as a contestant on season 13 of Dancing with the Stars. Since the year 2015, Kressley has been a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Beginning in October, in the year 2018, he teamed up with his old Queer Eye alum Thom Filicia for a new series called Get a Room on Bravo. The series follows the two as Thom mentors Carson in the interior design business as well as features two clients in each episode.
Carson Kressley Age
Kressley is 52 years old as of 2021, on November 11, 1969, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. as Carson Lee Kressley.
Carson Kressley Height
Kressley stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m.
Carson Kressley Education
Kressley graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in the year 1987, and in 1991 earned a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was a member of the service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega.
Carson Kressley Parents
Kressley was born to his father Wilbur and his mother Georgia, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Carson was born and raised by his parents in the nearby unincorporated community of Orefield, Pennsylvania.
Kressley was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and raised by his parents in the nearby unincorporated community of Orefield, Pennsylvania.
Carson Kressley Sister
Kressley was raised along with his sister Diana Kressley-Billig. Diana a national champion equestrian running the 125-acre farm in Lynn Township that her family had owned for four generations. She has a daughter known as Morgan Billig, a Northwestern Lehigh High School graduate class of 2016, and a world-titled equestrian.
Carson Kressley Partner
Kressley is openly gay, he is currently single. Carson was previously his ex-boyfriend named Esera Tavai Tuaolo. He went public about his personal life after disclosing that he had a failed relationship with Esera Tavai Tuaolo in the year 2016. Esera is an American football professional and was a defensive tackle in the NFL.
The actor confessed to dating the footballer during an interview alongside Bravo TV and he said that the relationship was pretty sexy. Although they had a short romance as well as a couple of dates, Carson said that he would not have mined walking down the aisle with the footballer. However, he never gave the reason for their breakup.
Carson Kressley Queer Eye
Kressley has pursued different acting opportunities since the success of Queer Eye. Carson made his film debut in the year 2005 in the movie titled The Perfect Man. The movie appeared Heather Locklear and Hilary Duff who played Lance, a bartender. Carson also starred in The Year Without a Santa Claus along with his partner John Goodman who appeared as Santa.
On December 11, 2006, The film aired on NBC. The independent comedy 16 to Life was Carson’s third movie and had a cameo role in his one. It’s Christmas, Carol! was a feature film that premiered in December 2012. In the year 2021, Carson was scheduled to have a supporting role in the holiday film titled The Bitch Who Stole Christmas.
The actor began Perfect, his own clothing for men and women, on QVC in November 2006. Hecites his designer’s experience with Ralph Lauren and also on Queer Eye as inspiration for the line. In April 2012, the designer debuted a new women’s collection for Shop NBC. The collection, “Love, Carson”, is built on transformative pieces giving women affordable glamour.
Carson Kressley Horses
Kressley was born into horses. Throughout his life, Carson balanced his bustling career with raising and developing Saddlebreds, showing, riding, and driving. His horses are loud and flashy too and they have won multiple national and world championships.
Also, the horses keep Carson down to earth in an often-hectic world. He believes that the horses require one to kind of be still and focus and really concentrate on them. Carson feels very lucky that he grew up in a horsey family. Those moments where he can be at a horse show or at the farm, connecting with the horses, are very grounding to him.
Carson Kressley Movies and Tv Shows
- Queer Eye for the Straight Guy 2003 – 2007
- Dancing with the Stars since 2005
- RuPaul’s Drag Race since 2009
- Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star – 2011
- Paula’s Party 2006 – 2008
- Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants 2007 – 2008
Carson Kressley Net Worth
Kressley has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. He receives his net worth as a tv personality, designer, and actor.