Nate Berkus Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Nathan Jay Berkus was born on 17 September 1971, in Orange County, California USA, of Jewish descent. Nate is a television personality, author, and interior designer, best known for his numerous features in “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. He is the owner of the interior design firm called Nate Berkus Associates, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Nate Berkus? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a career as an interior designer. He also started his own show called “The Nate Berkus Show” on which he gives a lot personal advice and insight on design work. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Nate Berkus Net Worth $6 million

Berkus attended Cushing Academy, and after matriculating started pursuing a career in design. He then attended Lake Forest College and interned at Dominique Aurentis in Paris, as well as at Sotheby’s in Chicago. He graduated from Lake Forest in 1994, with degrees in Sociology and French, and then founded Nate Berkus Associates the following year.

In 2005, he released the book entitled “Home Rules; Transform the Place You Live into a Place You’ll Love”. His designs then started to gain popularity, as it was sold in Linens ‘n Things stores around the US. He was heavily featured in “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which led to his own reality series “Oprah’s Big Give”, of which he was the host, but it was short lived. In 2010, he then started his own show “The Nate Berkus Show”, which aired through various NBC owned stations. The show would go on for three seasons and end in December 2011 when Sony decided not to renew it.

Berkus would then become the executive producer of “The Help”, and also made a guest appearance in a few episodes of “Days of Our Lives”. In 2012, he released another book entitled “The Things that Matter”, which became a New York Times Best Seller. He continued to work on his designs, and would then collaborate with Target to launch a Target Home collection designed by him, which includes a lot of home products such as accessories, rugs, lighting, and bed linen. Since then, he’s been consistently working with Target, releasing designs in line with new seasons. One of his most recent releases was a Cali-inspired spring collection for 2015. Aside from that, Nate also has a fabric collection at Calico Corners, and he also worked on “Renovation Nation”, which became “American Dream Builders”. His net worth continues to rise.

For his personal life, Berkus is openly gay. In 2004, he was in Sri Lanka when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit, which he survived but his partner Fernando Bengoechea did not. In 2014, he married interior designer Jeremiah Brent, and they became one of the first same-sex couples to be heavily featured in ads for various magazines such as “InStyle”. They have a daughter born via surrogacy, and now reside in West Hollywood, California. Unsurprisingly, their apartment has also been featured in publications such as “Architectural Digest”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 17, 1971
Birth place: Orange County, California, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Interior designer
Education:Cushing Academy, Lake Forest College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Jeremiah Brent (m. 2014)
Children:Poppy Brent-Berkus
Parents:Nancy Levin, Mike Berkus
Siblings:Marni Golden, Jesse Berkus
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Has a dog named Henry.
2Has a younger brother, Jesse Berkus, and two nephews.
3Has been hospitalized and expected to undergo surgery for appendicitis [November 30, 2010].
4Cites Auntie Mame (1958), Casino (1995), The Fountainhead (1949), Howards End (1992), Interiors (1978), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Pillow Talk (1959), Sabrina (1954), and Something's Gotta Give (2003) as his "favorite all-time personal favorite design-inspiring films".
5Son of Nancy Golden.
6On The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), he redesigned Oprah Winfrey's office, and Jerry O'Connell and Kirstie Alley's living spaces.
7He was born in Southern California, but he was raised in Minnetonka, Minnesota. He went through the Hopkins school district from kindergarten through high school, and graduated from Hopkins High School in Minnetonka.
8His former partner, Fernando Bengoechea, was killed when the tsunami hit Sri Lanka in December 2004. The couple were vacationing there at the time.
9Received of the Vox/Out 2002 Design and Style Award for his contribution to American design.
10Named Design Editor of Chicago Social Magazine in 2000.
11Graduated from Lake Forest College in Illinois with a degree in French and Sociology.
12In 1995, he started his own design firm, Nate Berkus Associates.


Quotes

#Quote
1I made my parents crazy. As a kid, I redecorated my bedroom every month. I would literally save my allowance and go buy things.
2I didn't know this was going to be my calling, I just knew I was sensitive to surroundings.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lifestyle/Culinary HostThe Nate Berkus Show (2010)
2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lifestyle/Culinary HostThe Nate Berkus Show (2010)


Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Dream Builders2014TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The Help2011executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kitchen2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Designer / Author
Hollywood Game Night2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
It Got Better2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Rachael Ray2008-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Interior Designer
The Talk2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Steve Harvey2014TV SeriesHimself
Watch What Happens: Live2014TV SeriesHimself
Oprah Prime2014TV SeriesHimself
Extra2014TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Designer
American Dream Builders2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
My Kitchen Needs Nate2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Artistic Advisor of LG Studio
Project Runway All Stars2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHimself
Super Soul Sunday2013TV SeriesHimself
The Dr. Oz Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Nate Berkus Show2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
Days of Our Lives2011TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2004-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Backstage Reporter
20/202011TV Series documentaryHimself
Larry King Live2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Big Give2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Dancing with the Stars2008TV SeriesHimself
The View2008TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Omg! Insider2014TV SeriesHimself

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