Nate Berkus Biography
A native of Orange County, California, Nate Berkus is an Interior designer, author, and reality television host. He is best known for appearing on HGTV on various reality home renovation programs. He appears on HGTV’s Nate & Jeremiah Brent Home Project as a co-host alongside his husband Jeremiah Brent. Moreover, Nate is the founder of a Chicago-based interior design firm called Nate Berkus Associates.
Nate Berkus Age and Birthday
Berkus is 51 years old (age in March 2022). He was born on September 17, 1971, in Orange County, California. The HGTV star, Berkus celebrates his birthday on the 17th of September each year.
Nate Berkus Parents | Family
Berkus was born in Orange County, California to his parents: Michael A. Berkus, his father, and Nancy Golden, his mother. Nate’s father is the co-founder of the National Sports Collectors Convention while his mother is a designer. Moreover, his mother, Nancy Golden was a regular on the HGTV show and DIY Network. Berkus grew up in a Jewish family.
Nate Berkus Height
Berkus, who is an interior designer and HGTV host, stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches, which is an equivalent of 1.75 meters.
Nate Berkus Husband
Berkus is married to Jeremiah Brent, his husband. The couple got married on May 4, 2014, in Manhattan after a year of being engaged. Berkus and Brent were engaged in April 2013, nearly a year after they began dating. Moreover, Nate’s husband, Jeremiah Brent ( born November 24, 1984) is an interior designer and reality tv personality. Berkus and Jeremiah Brent have a 14 year age difference.
Nate Berkus First Husband
Berkus was previously in a relationship with Fernando Bengoeche, an American photographer. Nate’s first husband was presumed dead following a Tsunami that hit where Berkus and Fernando were vacationing in December 2004. The two were vacationing at a resort Beach in Sri Lanka when a Tsunami hit. While Berkus survived, his then partner Fernando Bengoeche was never found.
Nate Berkus Children
Berkus, together with his husband Jeremiah Brent, has two surrogate children; a daughter named Poppy Brent-Berkus and a son named Oskar Michael Brent-Berkus. Their daughter, Poppy Brent was born on March 23, 2015, while their son Oskar Michael Brent was born on March 26, 2018. Nate’s daughter, Poppy Brent is 7 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her 7th birthday on March 23, 2022. On the other hand, his son Oskar Michael Brent is 4 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his 4th birthday on March 26, 2022.
Nate Berkus Education
Berkus attended Lake Forest College from where he graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in French and Sociology.
Nate Berkus Career
Berkus is an interior designer, author, and TV personality. The designer started his career in interior design when he was a child. As a child, Berkus used to help his mother design their living room. After college graduation, the interior designer formed his own interior design firm.
Moreover, Berkus went on to start his own tv show and guest star on other tv shows. His first TV show appearance was with The Oprah Winfrey Show when he was invited to makeover a small space. Following that appearance, he went on to be featured as a design expert for the Oprah Winfrey Show. Besides, the interior designer launched his own daytime talk show.
Nate Berkus HGTV
Berkus is an HGTV host. The interior designer has appeared in a number of HGTV shows as a host and co-host. He has appeared in HGTV’s reality shows including Nate and Jeremiah Brent by Design, Nate & Jeremiah Save My House, and Nate & Jeremiah Brent Home Project, Rock The Block. He appears on the HGTV shows alongside his husband Jeremiah Brent.
The Nate & Jeremiah Brent Home Project
Nate and Jeremiah Brent are hosts of the HGTV show Nate & Jeremiah Brent Home Project that premiered on October 5, 2021, on HGTV. The show “follows the cast returning to normalcy after enduring a life-changing year and finding a renewed sense of purpose – growing from their past mistakes to form a stronger future.”
Nate Berkus Books
Berkus has authored two books as of 2021, namely;
- The Things That Matter, and
- Home Rules: Transform the Place
Nate Berkus Net worth
Berkus has an estimated net worth of $20 million in March 2022. He has amassed his huge fortune through his career as an interior designer, author, and TV personality.
Instagram and Twitter
Nate is active on both Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram handle is @nateberkus while his Twitter handle is @NateBerkus. His Instagram account has 1.3 million followers as of March 2022.