Darren Kennedy

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TV Presenter & Style Entrepreneur Darren Kennedy
Darren Kennedy
Born (1984-01-12) 12 January 1984 (age 33)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Occupation TV presenter, Style Entrepreneur
Years active 2006–present
Employer RTÉ, ITV, BBC
Website darrenkennedyoffical.com

Darren Kennedy is an Irish Television Presenter[1] and Style Entrepreneur based in London. An Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) nominated TV Presenter,[2][3] originally from Dublin, Ireland,[4] he is best known for presenting RTE's The Unemployables,[5] #Trending,[6] Gay Daddy and ITV's This Morning.[7] He is a Contributing Editor to the Irish Independent[8] and a brand ambassador for the UK high street optician Specsavers.[9][10]

Career[edit]

Kennedy was reporter on the Gerry Ryan show 2FM and Operation Transformation on RTÉ One,[11] and hosted celebrity entertainment series #Trending on RTÉ 2 [12] and regularly presented on ITV 1’s This Morning[13] alongside Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield. He co-created and presented ‘Gay Daddy’,[14][15] and co-presented and devised ‘The Unemployables’ with Jennifer Maguire. In 2014, he designed a menswear collection in collaboration with Louis Copeland.[16] Darren Kennedy was the first male face of the prestigious Dublin Fashion Festival.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Darren Kennedy". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 
  2. ^ "Darren Kennedy and Vogue Williams lead the way with IFTA Rising Star nominations". Goss.ie. 12 September 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "The Unemployables". RTÉ. 22 March 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Vogue gives Darren Kennedy the thumbs up". The Irish Independent. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Jennifer Maguire and Darren Kennedy teaming up for 'Reality Bites: The Unemployables' - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2016-11-08. 
  6. ^ "Renaissance man: How Darren Kennedy is #trending - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2016-11-08. 
  7. ^ "Kimberley Walsh's Star Wardrobe". Retrieved 2016-11-08. 
  8. ^ "Darren Kennedy: Take cover... with a statement coat - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 
  9. ^ "Darren Kennedy recommends". Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  10. ^ "Introducing Darren Kennedy Recommends collection at Specsavers". Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  11. ^ "I owe it all to Gerry, says Gay Daddy star Darren". Evening Herald. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "Renaissance man: How Darren Kennedy is #trending". The Irish Independent. 19 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "Kimberley Walsh's Star Wardrobe". This Morning ITV.com. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  14. ^ "Darren Kennedy stunned after 'Gay Daddy' documentary goes viral". Irish Independent. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013. [permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "I'm 31, gay and I'm ready to be a father". Irish Independent. 19 August 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  16. ^ "Darren Kennedy and that Louis Copeland collection". Irish Times. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  17. ^ "Darren Kennedy's Top 10 Dublin fashion hotspots". Irish Times. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
Darren Kennedy TV presenter and designer

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