David Burtka Net Worth

David Burtka Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

David M. Burtka net worth is
$3 Million

David M. Burtka Wiki Biography

David Michael Burtka was born on the 29th May 1975, in Dearborn, Michigan USA, of part-Polish ancestry. He is an actor and chef who rose to fame through his roles in theatre as well as television, respectively “The Play About the Baby” (since 1998) and “How I Met Your Mother” (2005 – 2014). Later, he acquired attention because of his close relationship with his partner, the actor Neil Patrick Harris. David Burtka has been working as an actor since 1998 and chef since 2009.

How much is the net worth of David Burtka? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his wealth is as much as $3 million, as of the data given in mid-2016.

David Burtka Net Worth $3 Million

To begin with, Burtka grew up in Canton and graduated from Salem High School in 1993. He then attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts to study acting, and later earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Michigan. In addition, he studied singing and acting in William Esper Studios.

In 2003, Burtka debuted playing Tulsa in the play “Gypsy” in which the main star was Bernadette Peters. He created the role of Boy in the premiere of “The Play About the Baby” by Edward Albee, a role which earned him the Clarence Derwent Award for the Best Male Artist revelation. In 2004, David played Matt in the musical “The Opposite of Sex”, and returned to appear in the premiere on the East Coast in the summer of 2006.

Concerning his television career, Burtka made his first appearance in a guest – star role in the political drama series “The West Wing” (2002). Later, he appeared in several episodes of the crime drama series “Crossing Jordan” (2005), and portrayed Scooter in seven episodes of the series “How I Met Your Mother” (2006 – 2014).

According to Neil Patrick Harris, Burtka gave up acting to become a chef. In the summer of 2009 he graduated from the Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, and created a service company in Los Angeles. However, he was seen on the screens in the television series “Beat Bobby Flay” (2015) and “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (2015) as well as on the big screen in “Dance Off” (2014).

Finally, in the personal life of the actor and chef, six months after participation in the series “How I Met Your Mother”, the rumour spread that the actor had won the role because he had an affair with Neil Patrick Harris. Speculation arose because Harris declared to the magazine People that he is homosexual. Burtka did not respond to rumour, but Harris said that they would move to live together. Burtka and Harris attended the presentation of the Emmy Awards in September 2007 as an official couple for the first time. In 2010, the pair became parents of a son and daughter twins through a surrogate mother. In 2014, the two married in an intimate ceremony in Italy, which was attended only by close family and friends.

Full NamePatrick Husbands
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthMay 29, 1975
Place Of BirthDearborn, Michigan, United States
Height5' 10½" (1.79 m)
ProfessionActor, Professional Chef
EducationSalem High School in 1993, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Fine Arts at the University of Michigan, Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Pasadena
SpouseNeil Patrick Harris (m. 2014)
ChildrenGideon Scott, Harper Grace
SiblingsSimon Husbands
AwardsClarence Derwent Award for most promising male performer (2001)
Movies"The Opposite of Sex" (2004), “Beat Bobby Flay” (2015), “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (2015), “Dance Off” (2014)
TV Shows"Annie and the Gypsy" (2012), “The Play About the Baby” (1998 -), “How I Met Your Mother” (2005 – 2014), “The West Wing” (2002), “Crossing Jordan” (2005),
1A relationship is work, and it changes. And you go with the changes. It's more good times than bad times, but it's not always good. You have to overcome those issues and move on.
2I always thought that family was the most important thing in life, and no matter what I do, whether being a chef or an actor or a dancer, being a dad is what I do best.
1He is of entirely Polish descent.
2Has twin children (born by surrogate) with current partner Neil Patrick Harris'. The twins were born on October 12th, 2010. Their son is named Gideon Scott and their daughter is named Harper Grace. They join Burtka's older twin children, also born by surrogate, whom he didn't father but he did help raise them with ex Lane Janger in 2000 .
3In addition to his culinary arts degree from Pasadena's Le Cordon Bleu, Burtka trained under chef Mario Batali at Batali's New York restaurant, Babbo, and with chef and author Gina DePalma.
4In 2010, Burtka started an L.A.-based catering company called Gourmet M. D. with Molly Hanisee, a classmate from Pasadena's Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts school.
5Helped raise his former partner Lane Janger's two children (born by surrogate in 2000) though they are not his own biological children, according to current partner Neil Patrick Harris's Fall 2008 interview with "Out" magazine. Lane's son is named Javin and Lane's daughter is named Flynn.
6Has been in a committed relationship with partner Neil Patrick Harris since 2004.
7Grew up in Canton, Michigan. Graduated from Plymouth Salem High School in 1993. Has one older sister, Jennifer.


American Horror Story2015TV SeriesMichael Beck
How I Met Your Mother2006-2014TV SeriesScooter
The Gay Christian Mingle2013Short
Neil's Puppet Dreams2012TV Series
Annie and the Gypsy2012
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas2011David Burtka
CSI: NY2007TV SeriesDavid King
Army Guy2007TV ShortKeith
Driving Under the Influence2007TV ShortNichols
Worldly Possession2007TV MovieAndrew Bates
Open House2007TV ShortHusband
Crossing Jordan2005TV SeriesCraig Heeley
The West Wing2002TV SeriesIntern Bruce
24 Nights1999Toby


Neil's Puppet Dreams2012TV Series creator - 2 episodes


Neil's Puppet Dreams2012TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes


The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards2016TV SpecialHimself
FabLife2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest, It's Neil's Mom
Barefoot Contessa2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Kitchen2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Chef / Author
Today2015TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Beat Bobby Flay2015TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Mentor
Show People with Paul Wontorek2015TV SeriesHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
RuPaul's Drag Race2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
2013 New Now Next Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Dish2013TV MovieHimself - Host
Neil's Puppet Dreams2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHimself - ICA Judge / Chef & Actor
A-List Listings2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
Oprah's Next Chapter2012TV SeriesHimself
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Top Chef Masters2009TV SeriesHimself
On the Lot2007TV Series
The Visible Vote '08- A Presidential Forum2007TV MovieHimself

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RuPaul's Drag Race2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge

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