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OTRC: Nate Berkus weds Jeremiah Brent, makes history

Nate Berkus and his now-husband Jeremiah Brent appear at the 2014 Human Rights Campaign Greater New York Gala Dinner on Feb. 8, 2014. The two wed on May 3, 2014. (Adam Nemser / startraksphoto.com)

Nate Berkus and his partner Jeremiah Brent got married over the weekend in a historic New York City ceremony.

Berkus, a designer and current host of the NBC series "American Dream Builders," married Brent on Saturday, May 3 at the New York City Public Library and are the first same-sex couple to wed at the iconic location. The two became engaged in Peru a year prior.

According to People magazine, Berkus, 42, wore a J. Crew suit while Brent, 29, wore Saint Laurent. The two exchanged matching gold bands designed by Van Cleef & Arpels in front of more than 220 guests, which included celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Rachael Ray and "Cougar Town" star Busy Philipps.

Winfrey tweeted about the historic wedding ceremony, saying, "Just left @NateBerkus wedding to his partner Jeremiah. I felt the shift. #anewdayhascome"

Berkus rose to fame as a regular guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and has gone on to launch numerous home product lines and has authored several books. He hosted his own talk show, which was produced by Winfrey's Harpo Productions, from 2010 to 2012.

(Pictured: Nate Berkus and his now-husband Jeremiah Brent appear at the 2014 Human Rights Campaign Greater New York Gala Dinner on Feb. 8, 2014. The two wed on May 3, 2014. Credit: Adam Nemser / startraksphoto.com)


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