David Bromstad Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 30, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Aug 30, 2022
(David Bromstad once tried out for 'HGTV's Design Star' which aired on the HGTV Cable Network.)
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About David Bromstad

DavidReed Bromstad is an American-born designer and television personality born on August 17, 1973, in Cokato, Minnesota.

David Bromstad is a designer, and he proved his talent when he won the inaugural season of 'HGTV Design Star' in the year 2006. Since then, he has hosted several HGTV shows such as 'Color Splash', 'Beach Flip', and 'My Lottery Dream Home'.

David Bromstad is incredibly adored in his television show 'Color Splash', which has successfully aired 138 episodes as of 2022. His home, situated in Orlando, Florida, got featured on 'My Lottery Dream Home: David's Dream Home'. David Bromstad's fans love him for his unique style and ideas that set him apart from any regular host.

Despite having such a successful career as a host and television personality, at the end of the day, interior designing is David Bromstad's area of expertise. He finished his degree in interior designing from the reputed Ringling College of Art and Design and then went on to hone his skills further by creating a lot of custom-made arts and innovative interior designs, even furniture.

David Bromstad is now a prominent name in the interior design industry. He is also a huge brand enthusiast.

David Bromstad prefers designs that reflect his love for his family, skin color, gender identity, and Disney. He was the first HGTV personality to be named to Out Magazine's Out 100 list of notable LGBTQ individuals. He is also involved in writing weekly blogs.

David Bromstad Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Bromstad’s net worth?

David Bromstad has a net worth of $4 million.

How much does David Bromstad earn per year?

David Bromstad has an annual income of $500,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Bromstad?

David Bromstad is around 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.

How old is David Bromstad?

David Bromstad was born on August 17, 1973. Therefore, in 2022, David Bromstad is 49-years-old as of August 2022

Childhood And Education

David Bromstad is a Cokato, Minnesota-born interior designer. David Bromstad's parents had four children, and the youngest was David. The names of his parents are Diane Marlys Bromstad (her former surname was Kruger), his mother, and Richard Harold David Bromstad, his father. David Bromstad is the youngest in his family. His three older siblings are Dean Richard Bromstad, Dynelle Renee Bromstad, and Dyonne Rachael Bromstad.

David Bromstad has admitted that he had always been fond of art and craft. Coming up with new designs and patterns was like a breather for him. This love for art and designs, in general, got more intensified when David Bromstad was attending his high school, Wayzata High School. It was also during that time that David Bromstad had steeled his mind about being a Disney animator or a Disney  Illustrator. Following his graduation from Wayzata High School, David Bromstad enrolled his name in the Ringling College of Art and Design, which was located in Sarasota, Florida. The Ringling College of Art and Design is famous for being the starting point in the careers of many Disney animators and illustrators. A few years later, when he graduated, he did indeed land a job as a Disney Illustrator, turning his dream from high school into a reality.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is David Bromstad’s partner?

David Bromstad had first met his now ex-boyfriend, Jeffrey Glasko, at a place located at Firestone in Orlando on Valentine's Day way back in 2004. Coincidentally, the place they met hosted a mixer for singles slash partners. The aim with which people attended the mixer was to find a potential partner. David Bromstad was interested in Jeffrey Glasko long before meeting him at the place in Firestone. It was only after David Bromstad met Jeffrey Glasko face to face at Firestone that he was able to approach him and let him know about his interest in him. They started dating not long after and stayed together for almost over a decade. David Bromstad and Jeffrey Glasko broke up after nearly a decade of being together. Later they broke up due to their incongruous opinions. 
As of 2022, David Bromstad is single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Bromstad was the winner of season one of 'HGTV Design Star', host of 'Color Splash' and 'My Lottery Dream Home'.

David Bromstad was always interested in art and design and decided to become a Disney animator while attending Wayzata High School. He studied at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, a school known for preparing students for careers with Disney. He worked as a Disney illustrator after graduating. David began his career as a Disney illustrator. After a few years, he established his own company, Bromstad Studio. Following that, his friend forced him to compete in the HGTV show to showcase his design talent. He competed against nine incredible designers on the show. When he won the competition, he proved he is one of the best designers.

After that, they gave him the chance to become the host of the show as well.

He gave his appearance as a guest on the show for the second season of 'Design Star'. In their sixth season, he was helping and mentoring the participants. He was also seen partnering with the designer of Tiffany Brooks and appeared on 'Designs At Your Door', 'HGTV'd', and 'Bang For Your Buck'.

What awards has David Bromstad won?

David Bromstad won the HGTV Design Star in 2006.

David Bromstad’s Hobbies And Interests

David Bromstad had always said that his only hobby had been drawing and designing.

Other Interesting David Bromstad Facts And Trivia

  • David Leed Bromstad got featured among 100 prominent LGBTQ people for Out Magazine.
  • He lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a luxurious mansion in Florida.
  • His mansion got featured in the show 'My Lottery Dream Home'.
  • He participated in the first season of 'HGTV’s Design Star', as a guest in the second season, and as a mentor in the sixth season.
  • He was once in controversy for hosting a Salvation Army Event.
  • He also operates a home furniture and furnishings business known as 'Grandin Road'.
  • His zodiac sign is Leo.
  • He produced his first exhibition of art and custom furniture for Art Basel Miami Beach in December 2011. It was the biggest visual arts event in The United States Of America.
  • He has his weekly blog site called bromstad.com. From there, he provides his expertise in design consultation, interior design, furniture design, and different types of art. He provides services in Mexico, The United States Of America, and Canada.
  • He has just bought a house in Orlando, Florida.
  • He loves to get tattoos. He got a tiger tattoo on his neck. Other tattoos are his birthdate, a unicorn, and the word family.

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David Bromstad Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

David Bromstad

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Cokato, Minnesota



185 cm

Eye Color



Designer, Television Personality


Ringling College of Art and Design

Net Worth



Diane Marlys Bromstad, Richard Harold David Bromstad


Dean Richard Bromstad, Dynelle Renee Bromstad, and Dyonne Rachael Bromstad

Annual Earnings

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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