Robert Novogratz - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022
|Born on :||February 11, 1963 (age 59)|
|Birth Name /
|Robert Novogratz Jr.|
|Birth Place:||Alexandria, Virginia, USA|
|Father's Name:||Robert Novogratz Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Barbara Novogratz|
Elizabeth Novogratz (sister)
|High School:||Fort Hunt High School|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (German, Irish, Austrian, English, Croatian)|
|Married Date:||June 8, 1997|
|Wife's Name:||Cortney Novogratz|
Wolfgang Novogratz (son)
|Hair Color:||Dark Blonde|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Robert Novogratz?
Robert Novogratz is a TV show host, reality TV star, designer by profession, and American by nationality. With his wife Cortney, they host TV shows Bravo's 9 by Design and HGTV's Home by Novogratz.
Robert Novogratz – Age, Parents, Siblings
Robert Novogratz Jr. was born on February 11, 1963, in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. His father Robert Novogratz Sr. is a retired army colonel while his mother Barbara Novogratz ran an antique business. He was raised by his parents alongside his six siblings- sisters Elizabeth Novogratz, Amy Novogratz, Jacqueline Novogratz, and brothers Michael Novogratz, John Novogratz, and Matt Novogratz.
Most of his siblings are successful as him. His sister Jacqueline is the founder and CEO of Acumen Fund and the wife of TED talk owner Chris Anderson. His brother Michael, who was listed as a billionaire by Forbes in 2007 and 2008, is an ex-hedge fund manager, formerly of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group, a bitcoin investor. Robert Novogratz’s other brother John Novogratz is a senior managing partner at Millennium Partners.
Robert Novogratz with his parents, sister, and younger brother (Image: Instagram)
Robert Novogratz was educated at Fort Hunt High School. Following graduation, he went on to enroll at Radford University.
His ethnicity includes German, Irish, Austrian, English, and Croatian.
Robert Novogratz – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Robert Novogratz met Cortney at a party in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1992. She was an aspiring actress waiting tables and still in college while he was a stockbroker. They moved in together in New York City in 1993 and continued to work on their own career.
While house hunting, they bought the cheapest house on 19th Street in Manhattan, and within seven months, they renovated the house. Novogratz married his girlfriend Cortney on June 8th, 1997 in Upatoi, Georgia at his to-be in-law’s house.
With his wife, he has seven children- sons Wolfgang Novogratz (born 1997), Breaker Novogratz (born 2001), twins Holleder Novogratz and Five Novogratz (born 2006), Major Novogratz (born 2009), and twin daughters Bellamy Novogratz and Tullulah Novogratz (born 1999).
Wolfgang is now an actor while Breaker is an actor/musician and studies at New York University.
Currently, the couple is in a happy marriage and building their empire and brand together. They currently reside in New York.
Robert Novogratz's wife Cortney Novogratz and daughters (left) and sons (right) (Image: shopthenovogratz)
Robert Novogratz – Career
Before the couple started their own business, both were in other fields. They rented the bottom of their Manhattan building to get enough rent to pay their mortgage. But after a celebrity wanted to rent the top portion of the building for three times the mortgage, they moved downstairs to the garden apartment.
Robert and Cortney Novogratz continued renovating run-down properties in Manhattan and flipping them for profit. As they got more into innovation, they began to get interested in interior design. So they added hints of rare collectibles they bought while traveling to flea markets around the world into their designs which gave them distinctive architectural details and finishing.
The couple eventually opened their own design firm- Sixx Design.
In 2014 the family moved to Los Angeles where they bought, renovated, and sold their home in the Hollywood Hills. They also sell boutique hotels and are well known for designing Hotel Dylan, LULU's at the W Hoboken, Bungalow Hotel, and Timber Cove. Robert Novogratz also sells product lines through CB2, The Shade Store, Walmart, Wayfair, Amazon, and Overstock.
In 2009 Robert Novogratz and his family were cast in the Bravo TV show 9 By Design. The show, which was first named Sixx Design, followed the lives of the Novogratz family in Manhattan – raising seven children while running a design company. The show ran for one season.
In 2011 Robert Novogratz once again had his own reality show on HGTV- Home by Novogratz. The show ran for two seasons and included property renovations of celebrities such as Wendy Williams, Pioneer Woman, and Tony Hawk.
Robert and Cortney Novogratz's HGTV show (Image: Amazon)
Robert Novogratz has co-authored several books- Downtown Chic (2009), Home by Novogratz (2012), Beachside Bohemian: Easy Living By the Sea - A Designer Couple's Refuge for Family and Friend (2016).
Robert Novogratz – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Robert and Cortney Novogratz is collectively estimated to be around $30 million dollars. Their annual salary is unclear.
Robert Novogratz – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Robert Novogratz is active on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with thousands of followers. Their official website is thenovogratz.com.
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