Derek Blasberg Biography

Updated On Aug 31, 2018 Published On Aug 31, 2018
Facts of Derek Blasberg
Date of Birth: 1982 , April-22
Birth Nation: United States
Name Derek Blasberg
Birth Name Dereke Charles Blasberg
Father Bill Blasberg
Mother Carol Blasberg
Nationality American
Birth Place/City St. Louis, Missouri
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Vanity Fair
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color blonde
Face Color white
Famous for The Blasblog
Boyfriend yes
Education New York University
Siblings Christopher Blasberg
Books Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady
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Derek Blasberg is an American fashion journalist, editor, and author of Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady.

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.

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 GalleryVanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, VMAN and Garage Magazine.

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.

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.

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. But the author cum journalist might have amassed a sizeable net worth from his works with notable fashion journals, and from the sales of his own books.

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Born in St. Louis, Missouri

April 22 , 1982

Derek Charles Blasberg was born on April 22, 1982, in St. Louis, Missouri to Bill Blasberg and Carol Blasberg.

Graduated from Affton High School

2000

Derek completed his high school from Affton High School in 2000, where he was the salutatorian of his class.

Graduated from New York University

2004

Derek graduated from New York University, with honors and a double degree in journalism and dramatic literature.

Editor at Style.com

2006

Derek worked as an editor at Large of Style.com from 2006 to 2010 and wrote a column titled The Blasblog.

Column for Interview magazine

20

Derek wrote columns for Interview, an American magazine from late 1969, named Fast + Louche, starting from 2009 to 2012.

Senior Staffer at Gagosian Gallery

2014

Blasberg worked for the Gagosian Gallery as a senior staffer and wrote the In Conversation for the magazine's Gagosian Quarterly.

Debut book Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

2010

Derek published his debut book titled Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady in April 2010, which remained as a best seller for several weeks.

Published Very Classy: Even More Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady

2011

Derek then published a follow up for his previous book named Very Classy: Even More Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady,  which is an expanded version of his previous work.

Featured alongside Alexa Chung

2011

Derek was featured in 24 Hour Catwalk, a reality show along with his friend Alexa Chung in the year 2011.

Host for CNN Style

2016

Blasberg has been working as a host for CNN Style of CNN Productions since April 2016. The show covers fashion, architecture, art and design.