Bobby Berk net worth: 'Queer Eye' star knows a thing or two about the property market
Bobby Berk came to New York with only $100 and worked his way to the top
When it comes to 'Queer Eye's Fab Five, one thing is for sure -- their energy is contagious. The show is known for being wholesome and the heart of it all is these five individuals who bring their own expertise to the table to help others. And when it comes to all things design, Bobby Berk is man who has got you covered!
Who is Bobby Berk?
Bobby James Berk is an interior designer, reality television personality and author. He was born on August 25, 1981 in Houston, Texas. He was adopted by his maternal aunt and her husband, Connie and Jerry Berk, who raised him. At the age of 15, he went to Springfield, Missouri and began working at an Applebee's and during this time he often slept in his car or stayed with friends.
After moving to New York with only $100 in 2003, he began working with Restoration Hardware and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Later, he started working at Portico, a high-end home furnishing company, where he rose through the ranks and eventually became the creative director, despite not having a high school diploma or training. With regard to his personal life, he is married to Dewey Do, a maxillofacial surgeon.
His Net worth
As reported by Celebrity Networth, Bobby Berk is worth $6 million. He has certainly come a long way since the start of his career. Apart from having appeared on various shows on networks such as HGTV, NBC, CBS, and Bravo. he also owns two business, Bobby Berk Home and Bobby Berk Interiors + Design. Berk has even partnered with various brands, such as Target. As reported by Today, he, along with the brand, even remodelled his parents home. "We moved into this house 27 years ago, and (my parents) have really never done anything to it," he explained while talking about the project. "It was remodeled by the people who lived in it before, which I think happened in 1977, so it's been a while." he added. His parents were thrilled to see the home makeover their son had carried out. "I actually don't know if I've ever seen my dad cry, so to see him tear up, it was a deep moment," he added.
Apart from his, Berk also owns two homes -- a $2 million home in Los Angeles and a $1.4 million for a home in LA's Los Feliz neighbourhood. As reported by Variety, he paid more than $200,000 above the just under $1.2 million asking price for the latter. The 1,600sq ft, two-story villa comes with three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. However, as reported by Celebrity Networth, the home is now listed for sale for $1.7 million.
'Queer Eye' Season 6 premieres on December 31st, 2021, on Netflix.