Carson Kressley Net Worth 2024: Income, Salary, Career, Awards

Carson Kressley is an American fashion expert, actor, television personality, and producer with a net worth of $8 million. He made the majority of his money as an expert on the American tv show Queer Eye and as the host of the tv show How To Look Good Naked. He’s also the host of OWN.

Carson Kressley Net Worth (2024)

Full Name:Carson Kressley
Net Worth:$8 Million
Profession:Tv Personality
Age:55 Years Old
Country:United States
Born:November 11, 1969
Salary:$500 Thousand
Last Updated:2024

Carson Kressley Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$8 Million
Net Worth in 2023$8 Million
Net Worth in 2022$7 Million
Net Worth in 2021$6 Million
Net Worth in 2020$5.5 Million
Net Worth in 2019$5 Million

Early Life

On November 11th, 1969, Carson Lee Kressley was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Orefield, Pennsylvania, in an unincorporated village where his family raised ponies. He started competing in equestrian sports at a young age.

In 1999, he became a member of the United States World Cup Saddle Seat equitation team, winning a world championship in 2009. He graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in 1987 and went on to Gettysburg College to get a bachelor’s degree in 1991.

Professional Career and Other Works


Kressley started off his career as a freelance Stylist but from 1992 to 2002, he worked for Ralph Lauren in varied fashion capacities and corporate advertising. Kressley was labeled the “Fashion Guru” when Queer Eye premiered on the Bravo cable television network in 2003.

Kressley has criticized red carpet fashions at high-profile events such as the Oscars and the Golden Globes and has appeared on Good Morning America and the E! Network, among others. He was a judge for the Miss Universe pageant in 2005, broadcasted live from Bangkok, Thailand.

He returned to the Miss Universe pageant in 2006, but this time as a commentator, and he also served as a commentator for the Miss USA pageant in 2006. In 2007, he was announced as the host of the show called How to Look Good Naked, which is based on a British show.

On Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Tour in 2008, Kressley served as Master of Ceremonies. Along with Vanessa Minnillo and Beth Stern, he hosted the ABC series True Beauty. In 2011, Carson Nation, Kressley’s show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, premiered.


Kressley has appeared on numerous reality shows, including the celebrity edition of Jeopardy, Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Family Feud, The New Celebrity Apprentice, and I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, Worst Cooks in America, The Chase, and Celebrity Big Brother.

Carson Kressley Net Worth and Salary
Carson Kressley Net Worth and Salary


He also served as a judge on several reality shows, including Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants, RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars, and RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race. He also served as a judge on RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race and BBQ Brawl.


On Logo TV, Kressley was revealed as a commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Miss Universe 2017, Miss USA 2018, Miss Universe 2018, the Miss Universe 2019 finals, and Miss Universe 2021.

Carson Kressley‘s Biography

Real NameCarson Kressley
Nick NameCarson
Age55 Years Old
HeightIn Feet –  5 Feet 10 Inches
In Meters – 1.78 m
In Centimeters – 178 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
FamilyFather – Wilbur
Mother – Georgia
Sisters –  Diana Kressley-Billig

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He has pursued different acting chances after the success of Queer Eye. In 2005, Kressley made his cinematic debut as Lance, a bartender, in the film The Perfect Man, starring Heather Locklear and Hilary Duff.

He was a leader in The Year Without a Santa Claus, which aired on NBC in 2006. In his third film, the independent comedy 16 to Life, he had a cameo appearance. Carol! It’s Christmas! released in December 2012 as a feature film. In 2021, he appeared in The Bitch Who Stole Christmas.

Fashion Designer

Kressley launched his own apparel brand for men and women on QVC in 2006. He launched a new women’s collection for Shop NBC in 2012. The “Love, Carson” line consists of transformative pieces that empower women through low-cost glamour.


In 2004, he published Off the Cuff: The essential style guide for guys and the ladies who adore them, and in 2005, he published You’re Different and That’s Super, a traditional children’s story “The Ugly Duckling,”

It was about a unicorn who grows up among a herd of horses from foal hood to maturity, With the four other cast members, he co-wrote Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five’s Guide to Looking Better.

Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better (Clarkson Potter, 2004) and the 2016 book Does This Book Make My Butt Look Big? : A Cheeky Guide to Feeling Sexier in Your Own Skin and Unleashing Your Personal Style.

Carson Kressley Net Worth and Cars
Carson Kressley Net Worth and Cars

Awards And Honors

In 2004, Queer Eye: the Straight Guy won an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Reality Program.” It was nominated for that award once more in 2005. Mary Walter in an interview with WMAL- “Morning’s FM’s on the Mall” was surprised. She said,” I’m talking Mensa smart!”


As of 2024, Carson Kressley’s net worth is estimated at $8 million and has an annual income of $500 thousand. Most of his income comes from American television shows like Queer Eye and How To Look Good Naked.

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