David Burtka

David Burtka

  • Real nameDavid Michael Burtka
  • Date of birthMay 29, 1975
  • Age46 years
  • Zodiac signGemini
  • Birthplace Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Parents and family

  • Father
    Daniel Burtka
  • Mother
    Deborah A. Zajas


  • Sister
    Jennifer Burtka

David Burtka spouse

David Burtka 2 kids


David Burtka deals with acting and cooking. Besides, he is famed for being a spouse of Neil Patrick Harris.

David gained his first role in 24 Nights in 1999 and in 2002, he debuted on TV The West Wing episode. Burtka appeared in A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas alongside his husband. Moreover, he is famed for portraying Scooter in How I Met Your Mother.

In 2003, Burtka debuted on Broadway in Gypsy. Later, he performed in The Play About the Baby, The Opposite of Sex plus It Shoulda Been You plays. Moreover, David produced documentary Wig together with his spouse.

Today, David dedicates more time to cooking and he does that professionally. He runs Los Angeles catering service Gourmet M.D. In 2019, he released his cookery book Life Is a Party. Apart from working, the man also supports various charities, including Born This Way and Food Bank for New York City.

Neil and David’s relationship began in April 2004 after their meeting on the street. They first appeared on public together at 2007 Emmy Awards. And in 2010, they welcomed their twins, Gideon and Harper. In 2011, Harris and Burtka shared the news about their engagement on Twitter. Basically, they made up their minds to get hitched several years earlier but kept their plans secret till their state allowed same-sex marriages. Finally, the lovebirds tied knots on September 8, 2014, in Italy with How I Met Your Mother director Pamela Fryman ministering the ceremony and Elton John singing at the reception.

During their interview, Neil revealed that his favorite thing about David was his smile while David stated that he loved Neil for his sense of humor.

A curious fact: Burtka and Harris are good friends with Elton John and his spouse David Furnish. Their families often spend summer vacations together.

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