Clinton Kelly is best known for cohosting ABC’s daytime hit The Chew and TLC's longest-running primetime reality show, What Not to Wear.
The Chew, beginning its 4th season in September 2014, is a food-centric lifestyle show, for which Clinton serves as moderator. In addition to leading cooking and interview segments, Clinton hosts regular branded segments like the very popular, “Clinton's Craft Corner.” Airing every weekday, The Chew reaches up to 4 million viewers each week.
Clinton starred in more than 300 episodes of What Not to Wear over the course of 10 years, offering honest style advice with a sense of humor. More than 1 million people watched the popular makeover program every week.
A contributing editor for Woman’s Day magazine, Kelly pens a monthly column, “Clinton Solves It,” answering questions from the magazine’s nearly 20 million readers on a range of topics including food, entertaining, fashion and décor.
He is also the author of Freakin’ Fabulous, Freakin’ Fabulous on a Budget and Oh, No She Didn’t.
Kelly’s latest venture adds housewares designer to his list of accomplishments; his new tabletop line, Effortless Table, debuted August 5, 2014 on macys.com.
Clinton has enjoyed a partnership with Macy’s since 2005, appearing in high-profile national television commercials, consulting on private-label ready-to-wear brands, conducting 100+ style seminars across the United States and launching interactive social media campaigns.
Other partnerships have included QVC, The Mango Board, Sargento cheese, Dole salads, The Pampered Chef and Papyrus.
Before entering the world of television, Kelly was a New York-based magazine editor and freelance writer. He received a Master's in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Bachelor's in Communications from Boston College. Born in Panama City, Panama, he was raised in Port Jefferson Station, Long Island, and currently resides in Manhattan and Connecticut.