In 2002, he received Design and Style Award for his contribution to American design.
In 2000, he was made the Design Editor of Chicago Social Magazine.
He 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 metres) tall.
He has his book "Home Rules: Transform the Place You Live into a Place You'll Love", which released on 19th October 2005.
He has redesigned Jerry O'Connell and Kirstie Alley's living spaces.
He has redesigned Oprah Winfrey's office.
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 just managed to escape.
He graduated from the Lake Forest College in Illinois with a degree in French and Sociology.
In 1995, he started his own design firm, Nate Berkus Associates.
As of 2007, he remains single and resides in Chicago.
He began working in interior design right after high school and interned at Dominique Aurientis in Paris and Sotheby's in Chicago.
Nate Berkus: I made my parents crazy. As a kid, I redecorated my bedroom every month. I would literally save my allowance and go buy things.