Featured Speaker March 2021: Bobby Berk – Part of Queer Eye’s Fab Five
Bobby Berk is a media sensation, esteemed interior designer and LGBT speaker. His story of coming out and finding success resonates with the LGBTQ+ community and allies alike, to leave a resounding impact on all in attendance.
Our March featured speaker, Bobby embodies self-belief, confidence and a passion for his craft. His Queer Eye anecdotes and likeable nature captivate audiences, ensuring that each event he attends is a roaring success. As an LGBT speaker, Bobby discusses the importance of inclusion and equality for the community.
Bobby Berk Can Be Booked for…
Thanks to Bobby’s extensive and varied career he can be booked for a wide range of events. Whether he is hired to discuss interior design, his experience coming out as gay or as a special guest, Bobby is guaranteed to enthral audiences at every LGBT-themed event.
As an inspiring orator, Bobby unites audiences of all backgrounds with his message of harmony and acceptance. Having grown up in the ‘bible belt’ of Missouri, and attended a conservative church for most of his young life, Bobby can describe the reaction to his sexuality and how it impacted his mental health.
Having overcome external and internalised homophobia, his story of determination in the face of discrimination is truly inspiring. Audiences come away with a newfound understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, and an improved perspective on sexuality.
Additional Bookings Include:
- Celebrity Appearances
- Awards Host
- Brand Endorsements
- Design Expert
- Event Host
Who is Bobby Berk?
Learn all about the interior designer turned Netflix sensation, Bobby Berk, below.
Following roles at retail giants Restoration Hardware and Bed, Bath & Beyond, Bobby joined Portico, where he became Creative Director. In 2006, he founded Bobby Berk Home, an online store that showcased his interior design expertise. Bobby opened three stores between 2007 and 2010, firmly stamping his name on the design map.
With his natural eye for interior décor and furnishings, Bobby later launched Bobby Berk Interiors + Design. The bespoke service led him to feature on NBC, Bravo and CBS, to name a few of his media appearances. From designing furniture and wallpaper to redesigning top celebrities’ homes, he is a pioneer of the industry.
Bobby is arguably best known as the interior design expert on Netflix’s Queer Eye. The award-winning reality programme has been praised for its progressive representation, which includes members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as other minority groups, a reflection of Bobby’s commitment to equality.
Following the Fab Five, Queer Eye depicts everyday heroes on their journeys to self-confidence and acceptance. The cast works their magic, to perform design, health and fashion makeovers for the deserving participants. Queer Eye has received several awards, recognised for breaking the mould of reality television and bringing joy to viewers across the globe.
- Outstanding Structured Reality Program – Emmy Awards 2018, 2019 & 2020
- Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program – Emmy Awards 2018, 2019 & 2020
- Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program – Emmy Awards 2018 & 2019
- Outstanding Reality Program – GLAAD Media Awards 2019 & 2020
- Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program – Emmy Awards 2019
- Reality Series – Casting Society of America 2020