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Nate Berkus

Biography

Design expert who have hosted The Nate Berkus Present, which aired from 2010 to 2012. Before hosting his very own program, he previously been featured for the Oprah Winfrey Present. After senior high school, he proved helpful in Paris, France as an intern for French developer Dominique Aurientis. He researched sociology and French at Lake Forest University in Illinois. He is at a romantic relationship with Fernando Bongoechea until his tragic loss of life through the 2004 Indian Sea tsunami. He wedded article writer Jeremiah Brent in-may 2014. That they had a girl called Poppy via surrogate in March of 2015. He was a normal guest for the Dr. Phil Present.

Quick Facts


Full Name Nate Berkus
Date Of Birth September 17, 1971
Place Of Birth California
Height 1.75 m
Profession TV Show Host
Education Lake Forest College, Cushing Academy
Nationality American
Spouse Jeremiah Brent
Children Poppy Brent-Berkus
Parents Nancy Levin, Mike Berkus
Siblings Marni Golden, Jesse Berkus
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Program, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host
TV Shows The Nate Berkus Show, Nate & Jeremiah by Design, American Dream Builders, Oprah's Big Give, American Dream Builders: Extras
Star Sign Virgo

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#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.


Producer

Producer

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

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mindy Project2016TV SeriesNate Berkus

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dinner at Tiffani's2017TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2008-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Interior Designer
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2016TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Steve Harvey2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Kitchen2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Designer / Author
Hollywood Game Night2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
It Got Better2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
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
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself

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)


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#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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