Fashion consultant Clinton Kelly was born in Panama City on February 22, 1969. The part-Italian Kelly earned his communications degree from Boston College in 1991. He also holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at the Northwestern University. Kelly later returned to Boston College for a teaching job. His experiences in fashion include an editorial position in DNR, a men’s fashion magazine. Kelly also became an editor for Marie Claire and deputy editor at Mademoiselle. He also worked there as a contributor, using a pseudonym for his articles.
Clinton Kelly is a co-host in TLC’s reality show What Not to Wear.