Openly Gay Nate Berkus' Husband To Children Details
Design expert Nate Berkus is known for hosting The Nate Berkus Show (2010-2012). He was also the resident interior designer at Oprah Winfrey Show from 2004 to 2011.
Nate is also an author known for The Things That Matter (2012) and Home Rules: Transform the Place You Live Into a Place You'll Love (2005).
Nate came out as gay during his college years. He knew about his sexuality from age 8 or 9 but chose to keep it a secret. However, Nate’s stepfather found out about it via his love letter. Nevertheless, he supported Nate.
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The design expert has opened about his sexuality in his semi-autobiographical book, The Things That Matter.
Nate Berkus' Married Life With Children
Nate has been married to Jeremiah Brent since 3rd May 2014. The duo has two children: a daughter named Poppy (born in March of 2015) and a son named Oskar (born in March 2018).
Nate Berkus( Middle) with husband Jeremiah Brent and children in November 2019 (Photo: Nate Berkus' Instagram)
Poppy and Oskar were born via surrogacy.
Who Is Jeremiah Brent?
Jeremiah is a furniture and interior designer. He is the founder of Jeremiah Brent Design, a successful design firm. He also worked on the TV show, Nate & Jeremiah by Design (2018-2019) with his husband, Nate.
Nate and Jeremiah were friends for a long time. They happened to meet at a mutual friend’s birthday party, which led to an antique shopping date. The date turned into a life long courtship for the couple.
Nate and Jeremiah got engaged in 2013 in Peru. They got married a year later at the New York Public Library as the first same-sex couple to get married at the esteemed location. The wedding was officiated by Sheri Salata.
Death Of Nate’s Ex-Partner
Nate was previously dating Fernando Bongoechea. The pair was on vacation in December 2004 in Srilanka when Tsunami hit the country. Sadly, Fernando passed away.
To honor his ex-partner, Nate named his son Oskar, which was Fernando’s middle name.
Nate’s net worth is $18 million, according to celebritynetworth.com.
Facts On Nate Berkus Including Age
Nate was born on 17th September 1971 in Orange County, California, USA. He is a Virgo.
His birth name is Nathan Jay Berkus.
Nate stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
He has a design firm named Nate Berkus Associates.
Nate has a younger brother named Jesse Berkus.
His famous clients include Oprah Winfrey, Jerry O'Connell, and Kirstie Alley.
Nate shares a home with his husband and children in Los Angeles.
The reality star put his Greenwich Village Home on sale for $800K in 2019.
Nate has won House Beautiful's Next Wave Design Talent (2003), and Craine Business Magazine's 40 Under 40 To Watch (2003)
He was named Chicago Social Magazine Design Director in 2000.