There are so many gay celebrities who are currently making strides in the American media industry; David Bromstad happens to be one of them. The talented dude is an amazing interior designer and he came into the limelight after winning the first edition of HGTV’s creative design contest in 2006. Since then, the interior designer has become one of the prominent figures on the HGTV Network. He has anchored several reality TV shows including Color Splash and My Lottery Dream Home, among others. Learn more about his bio, sexual orientation, net worth, and other facts below.
David Bromstad’s Bio: Age and Ethnicity
The creative designer was born as David Reed Bromstad in Cokato City of Minnesota in 1973. He celebrates his birthday on the 17th day of August every year. He is the son of Diane Bromstad and her husband, Richard Bromstad. David has the citizenship of America and is of mixed ethnic background (German, as well as Swedish and Norwegian). He spent his early years in Cokato alongside his three siblings – Dean, Dynelle, and Dyonne. While he was growing up, he showed a passion for designs, colors, and works of art.
He studied at Wayzata High School situated in Plymouth City, Minnesota. While he was there, David decided to pursue a career in animation in college. After his graduation, he went on to enroll at the Ringling College of Art and Design situated in Sarasota, Florida. There, he studied animation and also created several animations for his project.
Soon after he left school, David got his first gig with Disney and spent a few years working as a Design Illustrator for the company. During his time with the company, the designer quickly mastered creative design concepts. He had lots of experiences and was able to develop himself for the future. Upon leaving Disney, David quickly founded his own design company through which he started designing apartments for people. Although he had lots of difficulties, David remains undeterred in his business. After a while, he was approached by a friend who encouraged him to be a part of the HGTV’s creative design competition.
David decided to relocate to Miami Beach so he could join the creative design contest. During the contest, he was able to triumph over the other nine contestants to win the star prize. Following his victory, he was given a car and granted an opportunity to start hosting his own show on the network. From there, he started his first project Color Splash on HGTV network in 2007. Amazingly, the show garnered positive reviews from several design enthusiasts and was eventually renewed by the network after its first season.
Interestingly, David has featured in other HGTV shows including the subsequent editions of Design Star. He has served as a judge, as well as a mentor and anchor on the show. He has also served as brand ambassador for notable companies such as Mythic Paint and Miele Home Appliances, among others. In addition, David also runs other businesses including a home furniture and accessories business in partnership with Home Shopping Network.
David Bromstad’s Net Worth
The outstanding interior designer has made a huge wealth from his career and is currently enjoying a decent lifestyle. He has earned decent salaries from his show in HGTV Network and also makes a handsome amount from his business ventures. That said, David Bromstad currently has an accumulated net worth of $2 million.
Married, Gay, Who Is His Boyfriend?
Now that the media circle has become more diverse, fans are not so interested in the race, gender, and sexual preference of media hosts. They rely more on their potentials and what they can do. Notwithstanding, David has openly identified his sexual orientation as gay. The designer made this revelation during an interview in 2012. Since then, he has joined the long list of media stars including Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Ellen DeGeneres, and others who have equally identified as gay.
Additionally, David Bromstad has been in a few relationships to date. Nevertheless, he hasn’t tied the knot yet. He previously had a relationship with Jeffery Glasko. The duo was together for over eight years before their relationship ended. David and Jeff started their relationship back in 2004; they met each other during a Valentine’s party held at a bar in Orlando. Afterwards, they started their relationship which lasted until 2015 before they went their separate ways.
After the breakup, the media star started keeping a low profile; hence, there has never been any news of his subsequent relationships. Apparently, David is currently single and focused on reaching the climax of his career.