Clinton Kelly was born on the 22nd February 1969, in Panama City, Panama of Irish and Italian descent, and is best known for being an American fashion consultant and television personality, co-hosting the TV reality show “What Not To Wear”, on TLC channel, together with Stacy London. He is also recognized for being a freelance writer and editor, currently co-hosting the cooking show “The Chew” on ABC. His career has been active since 1993.
Have you ever wondered how rich Clinton Kelly is, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Clinton’s net worth is $2 million, with the main source of this amount of money being, of course, his career in the entertainment industry, mainly as a host. Another source is coming from selling his books and publishing his articles about fashion in several fashion magazines.
Clinton Kelly Net Worth $2 Million
Clinton Kelly spent his childhood in in Port Jefferson Station, Long Island, New York City, where he matriculated from Comsewogue High School in 1987. He enrolled at Boston College, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Communications in the early 1990s. He continued on to pursue his MA degree in Journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Clinton started to work as a freelance writer and editor for several magazines based in New York, before he was hired by the Daily News Record, which only increased his popularity and net worth. He also hosted a show on the Q2 network, which marked the beginning of his work as a TV host.
While writing for the Daily News Record, he was approached by producers of the TLC`s show “What Not To Wear”, and after auditioning, he was selected as a co-host of the show, alongside Stacy London. Clinton served as a co-host for ten season, from 2003 until 2013, when the show was cancelled, nevertheless, it certainly increased his net worth and popularity. In 2008, he was a part of the “Miss America: Countdown to the Crown”, which also aired on TLC, and in 2011 he became a moderator of the show “The Chew”, which is aired on ABC. Most recently, he became a host of the show “Love At First Swipe”, which has also increased his net worth.
Clinton has also been recognized as an author, as he has co-written with friend Stacy London, “Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That’s Right for Your Body” (2005), and several books on his own, including “ Freakin’ Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate, and Generally be Better than Everyone Else” (2008), which has also added to his net worth. Furthermore, he had his own column in the Chicago Tribune in 2007, further increasing his net worth.
When it comes to his personal life, Clinton Kelly announced that he is gay, and he has been married to Damon Bayles since 2009. Their current residence is in Connecticut. Additional to his career in the fashion industry, in free time he is active across many social networks, including Twitter and Instagram.
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