Biography & Early Life

Nate Berkus was conceived in Orange County, California, on September 17 1971. Nancy Golden, his mother, is a designer and worked for HGTV, an American television channel. The channel broadcasts a reality show that deals with home improvement and real estate. It is also associated with Discovery Inc’s cable network, DIY Network. Michael A. Berkus is the founder of the National Sports Collectors Convention. The National Sports Collectors Convention in America is a trade fair that deals with all things sports, including autographs, trophies and photographs. Nate Berkus comes from a Jewish background. His parents divorced in 1993. He spent his childhood at Hopkins (Minnesota). Cushing Academy was his boarding school in Ashburnham. He attended Lake Forest College in 1994, an art school.

NameNate Berkus
Date of birthSeptember 17, 1971
SpouseJeremiah Brent (m. 2014)
ChildrenPoppy Brent-Berkus, Oskar Michael Brent-Berkus
SiblingsJesse Berkus, Marni Golden
ParentsNancy Levin, Mike Berkus
Active onInstagram and Facebook
Net Worth$18 million (Approx.)
Age50 Years old (as of 2022)
Height1.75 m
Is Nate Berkus gay?Nate Berkus is openly gay.

Nate Berkus Net Worth & TV Shows

Nate began his writing career in 2005. His first book, Home Rules: Transform the Space You Live into a Home You Love, is his second. He also sold his merchandise that year. His first store in North America was named Linens ‘n Matters. In 2008, Oprah’s Big Give was his second show. The series lasted only one season. He debuted on his show in 2010. Hapro Production and Sony Pictures Television co-produced The Nate Berks Show. The season lasted only two seasons.

He is also the executive producer for The Help. He appeared in two episodes of Days of our Lives in 2011. In 2012, he published The Things that Matter, his second book. It was a New York Times Best Seller. He also collaborated with Target to launch the Target Home collection that year. He worked later for NBC’s Renovation Nation, which was changed to American.

He broadcast his 2017 show again on TLC in 2017. His show, Nate and Jeremiah by Design, features his husband, Jeremiah Brent.

Personal Life: Wife, Children, Dating, Girlfriends

Nate Berkus stands at 5’7″ tall and weighs in at 143.3lbs. He was raised in a Jewish home. Cushing Academy was his school. Later, he joined Lake Forest College to pursue a BA degree in Sociology and French. He lost Fernando Bongoechea, his first partner, in 2004 while on vacation to Sri Lanka. The tsunami that struck the entire region killed all their friends and destroyed many homes. Nate Berkus was able to survive. Bongoechea was not found. After the death of his lover, he went through a terrible ordeal that he eventually overcame. Jeremiah Brent was a colleague in interior design and design. He is also a television host. They were married in Manhattan on May 4, 2014, after a year of engagement. Through a surrogate mother, their marriage is blessed with two children. Poppy Brent-Berkus was the first-born daughter. Oscar Michael Brent-Berkus was born on March 26, 2018. The family lives in Manhattan.

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. Source:


Nate Berkus is a tireless worker who has received many awards, including House Beautiful’s Next Wave Design Talent 2003, Chicago Social magazine Director 2000, Design And Style Award 2000 and Crain’s Magazines 40 Under 40 to Watch in 2003. He was also awarded the Daytime Emmy Awards 2012 and many other awards.

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