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Overview (3)

Born in Orange County, California, USA
Birth NameNathan Jay Berkus
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nathan Jay Berkus was born on 17 September 1971 in Orange County, California, USA. He began working in interior design straight out of high school and interned at Dominique Aurientis in Paris and Sotheby's in Chicago. He then went on to study at Lake Forest College in Chicago and graduated with degrees in French and Sociology. After college, Nate took a full time job at Leslie Hindman's auction house before beginning his own Chicago-based company, Nate Berkus Associates, in 1995. Nate has won many awards and commendations during his career including: Chicago Social Magazine Design Director 2000, House Beautiful's Next Wave Design Talent 2003, and Craine Business Magazine's 40 Under 40 To Watch 2003. Nate is currently single and lives in Chicago, Illinois, where he runs his own interior design company. He also makes regular guest appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Calliope

Spouse (1)

Jeremiah Brent (3 May 2014 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (13)

In 1995, he started his own design firm, Nate Berkus Associates.
Graduated from Lake Forest College in Illinois with a degree in French and Sociology.
Named Design Editor of Chicago Social Magazine in 2000.
Received of the Vox/Out 2002 Design and Style Award for his contribution to American design.
His former partner, Fernando Bengoechea, was killed when the tsunami hit Sri Lanka in December 2004. The couple were vacationing there at the time.
He 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.
On The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), he redesigned Oprah Winfrey's office, and Jerry O'Connell and Kirstie Alley's living spaces.
Son of Nancy Golden.
Cites 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".
Has been hospitalized and expected to undergo surgery for appendicitis [November 30, 2010].
Has a younger brother, Jesse Berkus, and two nephews.
Has a dog named Henry.
With husband Jeremiah, has a daughter and a son, both born through surrogacy.

Personal Quotes (2)

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

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