Clinton Kelly is a television personality, style expert and entrepreneur. He won an Emmy as a cohost of ABC’s daytime hit, The Chew. He also cohosted What Not to Wear, TLC's longest-running primetime reality show, for a decade.
The Chew, a food-centric lifestyle show, ran for seven seasons with Clinton as moderator. In addition to leading cooking and interview segments, Clinton hosted regular branded segments like the popular, “Clinton's Craft Corner.” Airing every weekday, The Chew reached 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 a million people watched the popular makeover program every week.
A contributor Woman’s Day magazine, Clinton pens a column,“Clinton Makes Over,” answering questions from the magazine’s nearly 20 million readers on a range of topics including food, entertaining, fashion and décor.
Clinton is the author of Freakin’ Fabulous, Freakin’ Fabulous on a Budge, Oh, No She Didn’t and I Hate Everyone, Except You. You can find his latest book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at your local independent bookseller. Find the audio version—read by Clinton himself!—through Amazon and Audible.
Clinton has a line of clothing for real women, Kelly by Clinton Kelly, available at QVC. Past brand collaborations include a tabletop line, Effortless Table, available on through Macy's and stationery through PAPYRUS. Clinton served as a spokesman for Macy's Wedding and Gift Registry for a decade. He's also appeared in high-profile national television commercials, consulted on private-label ready-to-wear brands, conducted 100+ style seminars across the United States and launched interactive social media campaigns.
Other partnerships have included Tiki Brand, Chambord, The Mango Board, Sargento cheese, Dole salads, and The Pampered Chef.
Before entering the world of television, Clinton 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 now splits his time between Manhattan, Connecticut and Miami.