The Chew co-host Clinton Kelly’s net worth revealed! Details on his TV shows, books and clothing line

By: Ludwig Paige  |   | 

Clinton Kelly has accumulated a net worth of $2 million approx. Famed for co-hosting the famous makeover reality show, What Not to Wear, Clinton is currently appearing on the Emmy award-winning ABC show, The Chew.

Quick Facts About Clinton Kelly

Name Clinton Kelly
Profession Fashion Consultant
Best Known For What Not to Wear
Net Worth (USD) $ 2,000,000 - Two Million US Dollars

Fashion fanatic Clinton Kelly's fame came from What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear producers approached Clinton while he was working as an editor for Daily News Record. They chose him as the new co-host of the show, alongside Stacy London, after three auditions. Before Clinton, Wayne Scot Lukas co-hosted the show alongside Stacy. 

Clinton Kelly with Stacy London

Clinton's proficiency as a fashion consultant aired on television until 18 October 2013 when the last episode of What Not to Wear was telecasted. Nevertheless, the show is not the only source which delivers his fashion theories as he has written a few fashion guidebooks. 

He collaborated with Stacy to write his first book, Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That's Right for Your Body, which released in 2005. His second book Freakin' Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate, and Generally be Better than Everyone Else was released in 2008 and Oh No She Didn't was released in 2010.

Clinton Kelly talks about his secrets in his 2017 released memoir

Clinton came up with a memoir entitled I Hate Everyone, Except You in January of 2017. The book is a “hilariously candid, deliciously snarky, thoroughly unabashedly frank and uproarious collection” of essays about his life journey.

Clinton Kelly's 2017 released memoir, I Hate Everyone, Except You's cover. It has a yellow-green bird.

In the book, he has revealed some never before told secrets about him, including that he was a finicky connoisseur of pornography in the 80s. He has talked about several other surprising things that have happened to him in his journey to becoming a less-awkward adult from an awkward kid.

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The Chew and clothing lines have increased Clinton's net worth

Since September 2011, Clinton has been appearing as the moderator on ABC's food-themed talk show, The Chew. The Emmy-winning daytime show has become one of the primary sources of income for Kelly after the end of What Not to Wear.

From left to right - Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Mario Batali, Daphne Oz, Clinton Kelly. They are on the set of The Chew, flaunting their Daytime Emmy Awards.

Clinton has also made notable earnings from his stint as the co-host of Love at First Swipe, alongside love guru Devyn Simone. The show, which aired on TLC, picked women having difficulty finding a date.

Clinton did makeover of those women and Devyn gave them the best of the dating tips, helping them entirely transform their personality and profile. The show aired for sixteen episodes from October 2015 to March 2016.

Clinton Kelly and Devyn Simone are standing close to each other. Clinton is raising his hand up to his waist level, making a fist. Devyn is resting her hand on her waist.

Apart from television shows and books, Clinton's clothing line contributes to his income. He owns a clothing line called Kelly by Clinton Kelly, which is available at QVC. He also owns a stationery line with PAPYRUS.


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