Kelly Cutrone (born November 13, 1965) is an American fashion publicist, television personality, and author.
Cutrone was born and raised in Camillus, New York. She attended West Genesse High School, and in 1988 graduated from Syracuse University.
Cutrone has been married twice. At 24, she married Andy Warhol's protégé, artist Ronnie Cutrone, and at 33, married Jeff Kober. Both marriages ended in a divorce. She has a daughter with Ilario Calvo, Ava Cutrone-Calvo (born 2002).
Cutrone left for New York at 21, and began her career in public relations after having been introduced to Susan Blond (a prominent New York publicist) by acquaintance, writer and socialite Anthony Haden-Guest, who had suggested that she become a publicist. Cutrone was Blond's assistant, she recalled, "for six to eight months", until she went on to become director of PR at Spin magazine for Bob Guccione, founder of the adult magazine Penthouse. Less than a year later, frustrated with the lack of power she held at the company, Cutrone set up her own company, Cutrone & Weinberg, with former Susan Blond intern Jason Weinberg. Among their clients were Eartha Kitt, the Smithereens and Whole Earth Mamas.
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