How Did Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent Meet? The Two Share A Touching Love Story

Date June 12, 2018

Although some people would argue that Joanna and Chip Gaines of Fixer Upper are the best couple in the design and renovation industry, they may have some competition. Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent from Nate & Jeremiah by Design can also boast about strong relationship, support, understanding, and love for each other and children.

So, what is their love story?

The two met about a decade ago but remained friends for a very long time. In 2011, Nate and Jeremiah finally went on date, shopping at a vintage furniture store and then walking by the Hudson River. Since then, they have been together.


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Brent lived in another city, so the two had to go through months of late-night calls and cross-country airplane trips. At that point, both didn’t know whether they were meant to be together, questioning the feelings of each other. As Nate once said:

We kept trying to figure out what this was, and was it what we thought it was, and what if it was, then what?


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Actually, it’s no wonder Berkus was confused. In 2004, the 46-year-old lost his partner, Fernando Bengoechea, who died in a tsunami in Sri Lanka. But, luckily, Jeremiah proved to Nate that he could embrace and respect his past love, keeping Fernando part of their world. As he says:

That’s a part of our love story. There’s no two ways about it. Yes, we’re married this time, but he is definitely a part of it.


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As for the marriage, it was Nate who proposed to Jeremiah in 2013. They tied the knot one year later in a beautiful ceremony.

What about their kids?

The couple have two children – 3-year-old daughter Poppy and son Oskar – whom they welcomed in March. Just take a look at the collection of snaps of this happy family:


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Poppy and Oskar are definitely lucky to have such loving parents!

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