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  • Grew up on a farm that raised Shetland and miniature ponies.
  • At age 18, planned his sister's wedding.
  • Worked for Polo Ralph Lauren from 1994 to 2002.
  • A nationally ranked equestrian, he was once on the U.S. World Cup Equestrian Team.
  • In 2005, published a children's book called You're Different and That's Super.
  • Helped start the first college-scholarship program for gay youths in his hometown of Allentown, PA.
  • Unveiled the clothing line Love, Carson, for ShopNBC in 2012.
  • Actively supports charitable organizations including the Trevor Project, the Human Rights Campaign, GLSEN and the True Colors Fund. He's also on the board of trustees for the American Saddlebred Museum.


  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Winner


  • Diana Kressley-Billing — Sister


  • Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA (1991)

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  • Birth Name: Carson Lee Kressley
  • Birth Place: Allentown, PA
  • Birthday: November 11, 1969, Scorpio
  • Profession: TV personality, Stylist, Author, Fashion designer
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