Meet four of your favorite LGBT Home stars.
This 48-year-old gay designer won HGTV Design Star in its debut season in 2006. Since then, he has hosted several home improvements shows, including Color Splash, Beach Flip, Design Stars All Stars and is currently the host of My Lottery Dream Home and just starred on HGTV’s new competition show Rock the Block. Last year, he starred in the special My Lottery Dream Home: David’s Dream Home. The Floridian went to Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, lived in Miami for several years and has a home in Orlando.
Berkus, 50, is the son of famous HGTV and DIY home designer Nancy Golden. A designer in his own right, he has written many books and has appeared, sharing his expertise on Oprah’s Big Give and hosted The Nate Berkus Show. He also created a line for Target and has his own lines of stationery and fabric. Later shows include American Dream Builders and a TLC show with his husband and fellow interior designer, Jeremiah Brent, titled Nate and Jeremiah by Design.
The couple, who married in 2014 in NYC, have two children – Poppy Brent-Berkus and Oskar Michael Brent-Berkus. They also star on the HGTV show The Nate and Jeremiah Home Project.
“Queer Eye” home designer Bobby Berk started off in the business without any formal training. He worked his way up at home stores including Restoration Hardware, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Portico, until opening his own home business in Soho in 2007. The 40-year-old now has his own line of wallpaper, furniture, and art. The Texas native is married to surgeon Dewey Do and the couple lives in Los Angeles, Calif.
Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas
These new HGTV stars co-host Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas together and are partners in real life. They star in Bargain Block and recently appeared on HGTV’s new competition show Rock the Block. Bynum is a home renovation expert and designer, and Thomas is a builder and carpenter. The couple live and work in Detroit.