Netflix is introducing a whole new generation to Queer Eye, more than 10 years after the makeover show ended its run on Bravo. The revival has the same format as the original, but the "Fab Five" is all new. Don't feel bad for the OGs — they've all done quite well for themselves in the past 11 years.
So where is Queer Eye's original Fab Five now? Keep reading to see where these gents' careers have taken them.
This 52-year-old was Queer Eye's gourmet, so it's no surprise he remains a culinary authority on the small screen. Since 2009, he has hosted Chopped — even winning a James Beard Foundation Award for his work on the Food Network series — and popped up on Top Chef, Iron Chef America, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. In 2013, he married Barry Rice, his partner of more than 20 years.
Since serving as Queer Eye's grooming guru — and then emceeing the fourth season of TLC reality show 10 Years Younger — Kyan has made an enviable life for himself in Tennessee. But the 47-year-old not a total showbiz recluse: He hosted a web series called The American Barber, and he still heads to NYC for the occasional makeover on Rachael Ray.
Thom still has his interior design prestige! He's been named one of the Top 100 American Designers by House Beautiful and one of the Top 25 A-List Designers by Elle Decor. Plus, this 48-year-old has his own company, Thom Felicia Inc., and just wait until you see the room porn on the company's website.
Queer Eye's _ former fashion savant has been nearly inescapable on TV, not that we're complaining! The 48-year-old has hosted _How to Look Good Naked and True Beauty, judged RuPaul's Drag Race and Skin Wars, and even competed on Dancing With the Stars and The Apprentice.
Since his days making Queer Eye subjects more cultured, Jai has been cultivating an acting career on TV. The 38-year-old had a starring role on Malibu Country and has guest-starred on Kingdom, Grace and Frankie, The Magicians, and Grey's Anatomy.