An American interior designer, Nate Berkus is also an author and TV personality, having appeared on a number of TV shows.

He was born on Sept. 17, 1971, in Orange County, California, to the National Sports Collectors Convention co-founder, Mike Berkus and a designer, Nancy Levin.

He grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota and as soon as he graduated high school, he started working in design.

The same time, he interned at Dominique Aurientis in Paris and Sotheby’s in Chicago.

In 1994, he graduated from Lake Forest College majoring in French and Sociology.

Berkus then worked at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers before starting his own interior design firm, Nate Berkus Associates, in Chicago, in 1994.

He has published several books, including ‘Home Rules: Transform the Place You Live Into a Place You’ll Love’ (2005) and ‘The Things That Matter’ (2012).

The latter one entered the NY Times Best Seller list and was named “One of the Best Interior Design Books of the Year” by the Washington Post.

A regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show,’ he hosted the reality show, Oprah’s Big Give, in 2008.

He then went on to host the syndicated talk show, The Nate Berkus Show, throughout its original run from Sept. 13, 2010 to May 24, 2012.

He has won many accolades during his career, including Chicago Social Magazine Design Director 2000 and  Vox/Out 2002 Design and Style Award for his contribution to American design.

He married interior designer, Jeremiah Brent, on May 4, 2014, a year after getting engaged in 2014.

The couple parents two children, both of whom were born via surrogacy.

In 2017, he along with his husband launched the TV show, Nate & Jeremiah by Design. On August 30, 2017, it was renewed for the 2nd season.

As of 2018, he has garnered a net worth around $18 million.