Derek Blasberg is an American fashion journalist, editor, and author of Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady.
Derek Blasberg Childhood, Education
Derek Charles Blasberg was born on April 22, 1982, in St. Louis, Missouri to Bill Blasberg and Carol Blasberg. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Blasberg completed his high school in 2000 from Affton High School and graduated from New York University in 2004 with honors and a double degree in journalism and literature.
Talking about his professional life, as a college student, Derek worked at the Elite Model Management. He also held a job at the public relations department in David Yurman jewelry, and a part-time position in W magazine.
Career as a Journalist
After his graduation, he started working full time at Vogue magazine as an assistant. Blasberg wrote The Blasberg column while he was an editor at the Style.com. His works can also found in the Fast + Louche column in the Interview magazine.
Blasberg has also worked for many reputed fashion journals like Gagosian Gallery, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, VMAN and Garage Magazine.
Works as an Author
Apart from journals and writing columns, Derek has also published his own edition of books like Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady(2010), which was a best seller for many weeks and was supported by many celebrities including Kate Bosworth.
He also wrote a follow up for his previous book Very Classy: Even More Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady that released in 2011.
TV Works & Web Series
Similarly, Derek has also made a few appearances on TV shows and web series, interviewing many great personalities like Maria Sharapova, Gigi Hadid, Jason Statham's fiance Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and others. He has also hosted the CNN Style, a show of CNN that deals with fashion, architecture, art, and design.
Gay Relationship With Nick Brown
Talking about his personal life, Derek is openly gay and currently resides in New York along with his partner Nick Brown.
Despite being a renown fashion writer and the best selling author, Blasberg's net worth has still not been calculated precisely. However, some tabloids claim his net worth to be somewhere around $1 million.