Darren Kennedy

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Darren Kennedy
Darren Kennedy.jpg
Born (1981-01-12) 12 January 1981 (age 38)
ResidenceDublin, Ireland
London, United Kingdom
EducationDublin Institute of Technology, University of Bordeaux, Central St Martins
OccupationTV presenter, stylist, Entrepreneur
Years active2006–present
EmployerRTE, BBC, ITV
Height6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)
Websitehttp://www.darrenkennedy.co.uk/

Darren Kennedy (born 12 January 1981)[1] is an Irish television presenter[2] and entrepreneur from Dublin [3], now based in London.[4] He has worked for RTE, ITV, BBC and Channel 5[5]. In 2019, he was a celebrity contestant on Dancing With The Stars Ireland[6].

Career[edit]

Broadcasting[edit]

Kennedy was reporter on the Gerry Ryan show 2FM and Operation Transformation on RTÉ One,[7] and hosted celebrity entertainment series #Trending on RTÉ 2 [8] and regularly presented on ITV 1’s This Morning[9] alongside Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield. He co-created and presented ‘Gay Daddy’,[10][11] and co-presented and devised ‘The Unemployables’ series with Jennifer Maguire[12].

Fashion[edit]

He designed a menswear collection in collaboration with Louis Copeland over 6 seasons.[13]. He is a brand ambassador for the UK highstreet optician Specsavers.[14][15] He is founder of Men's skincare and grooming brand Kennedy & Co[16].

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://herald.ie/entertainment/around-town/i-owe-it-all-to-gerry-says-gay-daddy-star-darren-28848519.html
  2. ^ "Darren Kennedy". IMDb. Retrieved 22 March 2017.[unreliable source?]
  3. ^ "What makes a man? Darren Kennedy shares his personal journey". Independent.ie. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  4. ^ "The Unemployables". RTÉ. 22 March 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Darren Kennedy co-hosts TV3's Xposé". 3 July 2017.
  6. ^ "'I've had an amazing journey' - stylist Darren Kennedy becomes third celebrity to leave DWTS". Independent.ie. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  7. ^ "I owe it all to Gerry, says Gay Daddy star Darren". Evening Herald. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  8. ^ "Renaissance man: How Darren Kennedy is #trending". The Irish Independent. 19 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Kimberley Walsh's Star Wardrobe". This Morning ITV.com. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Darren Kennedy stunned after 'Gay Daddy' documentary goes viral". Irish Independent. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "I'm 31, gay and I'm ready to be a father". Irish Independent. 19 August 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
  12. ^ "The Unemployables review - 'If your tastes run to arts docs you'll think it's mushy crapola, if not you'll enjoy it fine'". Independent.ie. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  13. ^ "Darren Kennedy and that Louis Copeland collection". Irish Times. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  14. ^ "Darren Kennedy recommends". Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Introducing Darren Kennedy Recommends collection at Specsavers". Archived from the original on 22 August 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  16. ^ Kennedy, Laura. "Best beauty product of 2018 –'It makes skin look airbrushed and candlelit'". The Irish Times. Retrieved 6 February 2019.

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