Since 2001, Ross Mathews has traveled the world and established himself as one of the most in- demand television personalities hosts and pop culture experts in the entertainment arena today. Endearing and witty, undeniably funny and one of the hardest working people in show business,Mathews has won the hearts of millions of Americans since his television debut — as a correspondent for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Since working alongside Leno, Mathews has appeared on countless shows including starring on his own weekly series “Hello Ross” for E! where he was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for “Favorite New Talk Show Host.” Additional credits include: LOGO’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” co-hosting ABC’s “The View,” and being a fixture for E! News and E! Network’s live red carpet award show coverage year round.
In addition to his work on television, Mathews can be heard weekly on his top rated podcast “Straight Talk with Ross Mathews” [PodcastOne] where he gives his hilarious take on the latest entertainment news and gossip.
In 2013, Mathews released his first book, Man Up: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence [Grand Central Publishing] which quickly became a national bestseller. With an introduction written by Gwyneth Paltrow, and afterword from Chelsea Handler, Man Up takes readers inside Mathews’ personal journey as a super fan, revealing the most embarrassing and hilarious moments of his small town life and big city adventures, and how he managed to turn an obsession with pop culture into one on one interactions with celebrities like Paltrow, Tiffani-Amber Theissen, Madonna, and Michelle Kwan [to name a few] without ever having a single restraining order issued against him.
When not working on his many projects, Mathews is a strong supporter of the Human Rights Campaign, speaking at many of their nationwide events and he received their Visibility Award in 2011.