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Design expert who hosted The Nate Berkus Show, which aired from 2010 to 2012. Before hosting his own program, he had been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
After high school, he worked in Paris, France as an intern for French designer Dominique Aurientis.
Berkus was born on September 17, 1971, in Orange County, California. Designer Nancy Golden, from multiple series on HGTV and DIY Network, is his mother. His father, Michael A. Berkus, co-founded the National Sports Collectors Convention. His parents divorced in 1973. Berkus grew up in a Jewish family mainly in Hopkins, Minnesota. He attended Cushing Academy, a boarding school in Ashburnham, Massachusetts.
Berkus started working in design immediately after leaving high school and interned at Dominique Aurientis in Paris and Leslie Hindman in Chicago. Berkus graduated from Lake Forest College in 1994, with B.A. degrees in French and Sociology. He founded the company, Nate Berkus Associates, in Chicago in 1995. Berkus is related to the venture capitalist Dave Berkus, architect Barry Berkus, musician/artist Gunther Berkus, Josh Berkus of Software in the Public Interest, casino manager/author Eric David Berkus, and lawyer Matt Berkus.
In December 2004, Berkus and his then-partner, photographer Fernando Bengoechea, were vacationing at a beach resort in Sri Lanka when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit. While Berkus survived, Bengoechea was missing and presumed dead. Berkus appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show on January 17, 2005, to talk about the ordeal and the loss of his partner.
In November 2005, Hyperion Books published Berkus's book Home Rules: Transform the Place You Live into a Place You'll Love ( ISBN 1-4013-0137-1), a step-by-step guide to home design and decoration.
In 2005, Berkus began selling his merchandise at Linens 'n Things stores throughout North America.
Berkus was the host of the short-lived reality show Oprah's Big Give, which premiered March 2, 2008, but the series ended on April 20 that same year. On May 13, 2008, it was announced by ABC that it would not be renewed for a second season.
On September 13, 2010, he debuted as the host of his own syndicated daily show, The Nate Berkus Show, which was co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television. It was recorded at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, but aired in the nation's largest markets on the ten NBC-owned-and-operated stations. In December 2011, Sony Pictures decided not to renew The Nate Berkus Show for a third season.
Also in October 2012, Berkus collaborated with Target stores to launch his Target Home collection, a 150-piece line that includes bedding, bath, accessories, lighting, rugs, and window treatments. Since then he has released many different collections for season changes as well as holidays. He recently released a line of stationery and office essentials alongside his 2015 Cali-inspired spring collection.
In January 2013, Berkus introduced his own fabric collection at Calico Corners.
In March 2013, television journalists noted Berkus began working on a primetime series with NBC, initially titled Renovation Nation. By May 2013 the title was changed to American Dream Builders. Berkus was the host and one of the producers of the show in which, according to NBC, "American top designers, builders, architects and landscapers go head-to-head each week, putting their talents to the test on extreme home renovations." The show was not renewed after its first season.
After nearly a year of dating, Berkus became engaged to fellow interior designer Jeremiah Brent in April 2013. They were married on May 4, 2014, in Manhattan. They have two children born via surrogates: a daughter, Poppy Brent-Berkus, born on March 23, 2015, and a son, Oskar Michael Brent-Berkus, born on March 26, 2018. Berkus and his family currently live in Manhattan.
In early 2014, they were featured in clothier Banana Republic's "True Outfitters" ads in InStyle and Rolling Stone, among other magazines. The New York Times noted they were the first same-sex couple to be featured in ads for the magazines. Their Manhattan apartment was featured in the September 2015 issue of Architectural Digest magazine, where Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent appeared on the cover with their daughter Poppy.
Alongside his husband, fellow interior designer Jeremiah Brent, he launched in 2017 the TV show Nate & Jeremiah by Design broadcast on TLC network. On August 30, 2017 it was announced that Nate & Jeremiah by Design had been picked up for a second season.
Nate was in a relationship with Fernando Bongoechea until his tragic death during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Nate married writer Jeremiah Brent in May 2014. They had a daughter named Poppy via surrogate in March of 2015 and later a son named Oskar in 2018.
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Currently, Nate Berkus is 51 years, 0 months and 12 days old. Nate Berkus will celebrate 52nd birthday on a Sunday 17th of September 2023. Below we countdown to Nate Berkus upcoming birthday.
Nate Berkus Birthday & Jeremiah Brent Design QnA - Nate and Jeremiah
t was Nate Berkus Birthday! So we all know that Jeremiah Brent his husband, and design partner had special plans for Nate on his 48th Birthday.