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Nate Berkus Biography

Birth Name:
Nathan Jay Berkus
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Interior designer, author

Fast Facts

  • Formed his own interior-design company, Nate Berkus Associates, at age 24
  • Made a 2001 appearance on Oprah Winfrey and then became a regular contributor to the show and O at Home magazine
  • Named one of the Sexiest Men Alive by People magazine in 2003
  • Survived the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka while vacationing at a beachfront cottage with partner Fernando Bengoechea, who was never found
  • Published the books Home Rules (2005) and The Things That Matter (2012)
  • Became a host on XM Satellite Radio's Oprah and Friends channel in 2006
  • Has released home-decor lines for Linens-N-Things and Target