David Bromstad Net Worth, Height, Siblings, Parents, Age, Wiki, Bio


David Reed Bromstad is an American designer and television personality who rose to fame after winning the debut season of HGTV’s reality competition show Design Star in 2006. He has gone on to host several popular programs on the network including Color Splash, My Lottery Dream Home, and Beach Flip. Bromstad is known for his vibrant personality, signature blonde hair, and flair for color and design.

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Full NameDavid Reed Bromstad
Also Known AsColor Splash Dave, Rainbow Boy
Profession(s)Interior Designer, TV Host, Reality TV Personality
Date of BirthAugust 17, 1973
Age49 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthCokato, Minnesota, United States
Zodiac SignLeo
Ancestry & HeritageNorwegian, German

Physical Stats

Height5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Body Measurements40-32-35 in
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde

Family & Relationships

ParentsRichard and Diane Bromstad
Siblings3 brothers – Richard Jr., Dean, and Dyonne
AffairsSingle, no known past affairs
ChildrenNo children
David Bromstad wearing pink outfit

Education & Early Life

SchoolingGraduated from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minnesota
Higher EducationBFA in Fine Arts from Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
Early LifeBorn in Minnesota, had interest in art and design from young age. Family moved to Florida during high school years.
Early InfluencesHis grandmother who supported his creative talents, going to Disney World as a child.


DebutAppeared on and won HGTV Design Star in 2006
Significant WorksHost of Color Splash (2007-2012), My Lottery Dream Home (2015-present), Beach Flip (2019-present)
Awards & NominationsCreative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special (2009)
Filmography/DiscographyHGTV Design Star (2006), Color Splash (2007-2012), Brothers Take New Orleans (2012), Beach Flip (2019-present)
Tours & Live ShowsHGTV Live! (2018 Tour), Making It Beautiful World Tour (2015)
CollaborationsPartnerships with brands like BEHR Paint, Kilz, LG Studio, Diamond Nexus
DocumentariesLiving with David Bromstad (2009), Rooms To Go (2011)
David Bromstad at Stephen Kings House

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$2 million (Estimated as of 2023)
PropertiesHomes in Miami, Florida and Minnesota
Business VenturesHis own furniture line called Bromstad Collection
InvestmentsReal estate

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsPainting, photography, fitness, traveling
Philanthropy & ActivismSupporter of LGBTQ+ rights, works with Make A Wish Foundation
Public ImageKnown as “color expert” and “Rainbow Boy” for his vibrant personality and design style
Personal ChallengesStruggled with alcohol addiction in 20s, got sober in 2004
Notable InterviewsAppeared on Rachael Ray Show, The View, Home Made Simple
Publications & BooksMy Own Colors (2008), Design Your Life (2008)
Personal AnecdotesCame out as gay at age 18, got first interior design job decorating Florida beach resorts
Quotes“The brighter the color, the better I like it.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@davidbromstad
Twitter Handle@davidbromstad
Facebook Handle@DavidBromstad
Youtube ChannelDavid Bromstad
David Bromstad at Reinebringen

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesParodied on Saturday Night Live (2008)
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionHis artwork featured in museums
MentorshipServes as mentor to contestants on HGTV shows
LegacyHelped pave the way for more prominent LGBTQ+ figures on home design TV shows

Bromstad’s impact on the world of home design TV has seen him be parodied on Saturday Night Live, featured in museums for his artwork, and serve as a mentor to aspiring designers. He played an important role in increasing the visibility of LGBTQ+ personalities on cable home programming.