David Burtka

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Actor, Chef, and Singer (1975)
Fri Mar 03 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of David Burtka

David Burtka Married To Neil Patrick Harris In 2014.

David Burtka is a well-known American actor, a professional chef, and a singer. He is best known for his role in TV series, How I Met Your Mother and The Play About the Baby. However, he rose to fame after marrying a prominent actor, Neil Patrick Harris who is known for playing the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D., and Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother.

The well-known actor, David, was born on 29 May 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan, the USA, under the sun sign, Gemini. Likewise, his ethnicity is white, and his nationality is American. Keep reading the article until the end and know about his personal life.

David Burtka Married His Long-Time Boyfriend, Neil Patrick Harris

Before going towards his marriage, he is openly gay and David is happily married to his long-time boyfriend, Neil Patrick Harris. Well, Neil is a multi-professional personality who is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and magician by profession. 

He is best known for appearing in TV series such as How I Met Your Mother and Doggie Howser MD. The two shared their wedding vows in September 2014 in an intimate wedding ceremony inviting their families.

Gay Couple, Neil and David about to kiss
Image: David and his boyfriend turned husband, Neil Patrick Harris
Source: YouTube

Their wedding ceremony was held in Italy over a weekend, and it was officiated by Pamela Fryman. The gay couple announced their marriage via twitter on 8 September 2014. They wore custom Tom Ford tuxedos, and Elton John performed live on their big day. Similarly, the news of Lance Lepere and Michael Kors marriage news came out.

David and Neil 15 years ago and now
Image: Picture of David and Neil 15 years ago and now
Source: Instagram @dbelicious

Following their one year of marriage, Neil posted a picture of David on his Instagram and wished Happy 11th anniversary. Similarly, he also uploaded a picture of them which was taken 15 years ago on 1 April 2019.

Tied The Knot After Dating For Over 10 Years

David met Neil back in 2004, and at the time, David was in his mid-twenties. Similarly, he was in a long-distance relationship that was not doing so well. After meeting with Neil, the two started hanging out without romance. 

Neil kissing David on his cheek
Image: Gay couple, Neil and David kissing
Source: Instagram @nph

But after getting rid of his long-distance relationship, the pair went to the movies for their first date and watched "Taking Lives." Then after, he started meeting him and spending time together every day & night. 

The two used to communicate frequently via call and messages. Likewise, Harris and Burka moved to L.A. for the shooting of their film, "How I Met Your Mother," in 2005, where the pair starred alongside Carrie Underwood.

Proposal Of David Burtka And Neil Harris

Back in September 2007, Harris attended the Emmy Awards along with his fiance, David Burtka. After two years, Burtka proposed Harris on the corner of the street. In an interview with OUT Harris said,

"We were on our way to an event at an Indian casino 45 minutes out of town in a limousine, and David wanted to stop for some reason that I didn't quite get … And then he got on one knee and proposed, and I was so freaked out by it that I said, 'Yes,' but I didn't know what it meant. Then I got the ring and loved it."

After a year of Burtka's proposal, Harris also proposed David in Santa Monica, saying, It would be nice to say 'my husband.' Well, the gay couple revealed their engagement after five years of their participation via Twitter in 2011. 

The reason for keeping their engagement secret was because of same-sex marriage was illegal at the time they were engaged.

Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka Have Two Kids 

The two also share two kids. Well, they share children through a surrogate mother. They announced that they were expecting twins on 14 August 2010

Neil and David's twins kids
Image: David's husband Neil and their children, Gideon and Harper
Source: Instagram @nph

After two months of their announcement, their son, Gideon Scott, and a daughter, Harper Grace, came to this world on 12 October 2010. Currently, the twin children of Harris and David is nine years old. For now, the gay couple is living happily with their two kids without divorce rumors and controversies regarding their love life.

David often uploads pictures of them and their children enjoying their time together on their Instagram.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of David Burtka?

David has accumulated a hefty amount of money through his successful career as an actor. All of the movies he acted in has turned out to be hit in the Hollywood entertainment industry. According to Money US News, the average income of an actor is around $56,820 as of 2020.

Being an experienced and well-known actor, he might be earning over $100,000 per year. Besides, he is also a professional chef and earns around $80,000 per year from it as well. Furthermore, his other source of income is Instagram where he has over 496,000 followers and had endorsed some of the reputed brands and done promotional works. 

David's net worth is around $3 Million as of 2020. Apart from his earnings, his husband, Neil's net worth is around $40 Million which he earned through his successful career as an actor and other side professions. Without a doubt, the two must be living a lavish lifestyle.


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