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Full NameDavid Burtka
First NameDavid
Last NameBurtka
Birth NameDavid Michael Burtka
Birth CityDearborn, Michigan
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDaniel Burtka
Mother NameDeborah A. (Zajas)
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationGay
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNeil Patrick Harris
No Of Children2
SibilingsJennifer Burtka
FilmographyCSI:NY,Worldly Possession,Open House,A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,How I Met Your Mother
EducationSalem High School, Interlochen Center for the Arts, and University of Michigan
Height179 cm
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Date of BirthMay 29,1975
Age45 years
Married DateSeptember 6,2014

Who Is David Burtka? 

David Burtka is a popular American actor and a professional chef. He is best known for the role of Scooter in the television sitcom How I Met Your Mother alongside husband Neil Patrick Harris

Similarly, Burtka is also recognized for his performance in the play titled The Paly About the Baby. Moreover, he has also appeared in TV shows like Iron Chef America, RuPaul's Drag Race, and Beat Bobby Flay

Net Worth & Salary  

44-year-old star David Burtka has a net worth of $3 million. All of his wealth is collected as an actor and chef. 

No doubt, the versatile personality earns hundreds of thousands of dollars from his career. Generally, an actor earns $19.72 per hour including $1,006 bonus, $8,000 commission, and $600 profit sharing.  

On the other hand, the profession chef receives $43,180 per year. It is sure that David earns a similar amount of salary. 


179 cm tall actor started acting appearing in the film 24 Nights in 1999. Later, in 2002, he made his professional debut as Intern Bruce in the television series The West Wing opposite Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Allison Janney, Martin Sheen, and others.

Additionally, he appeared in the TV series Crossing Jordan in 2005. After two years, he featured in TV series and films like CSI: NY, Worldly Possession, Open House, and Army Guy.

David Burtka is worth $3 million

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Similarly, David appeared in the film A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas with John Cho, Kal Penn, and Danny Trejo. The movie earned $36.2 million at the box office under the $19 million.  

Moreover, he is also part of films and television shows such as Army Guy, The Gay Christian Mingle, Dance-Off, Iron Chef America, RuPaul's Drag Race, Beat Bobby Flay, American Horror Story: Freak Show, and A Series of Unfortunate Events.  


David Burtka was born David Michael Burtka on May 29, 1975, in Dearborn, Michigan, United States to parents Deborah A. (Zajas) and Daniel Burtka.

David was raised in Canton, Michigan along with his sister Jennifer Burtka

The actor attended Salem High School and then went to Interlochen Center for the Arts. Later, he enrolled at the University of Michigan. 

Parent To Fraternal Twins

Professional chef David Burtka belongs to the LGBTQ community as he is openly gay. He was married to actor Neil Patrick Harris on September 6, 2014.  

The duo openly came as a couple in September 2007 for the first time and appeared at the Emmy Awards. Neil discussed their appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres

David Burtka with his husband Neil Patrick Harris and their fraternal twins children
David Burtka with his husband Neil Patrick Harris and their fraternal twin's children

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The pair announced the news of their engagement after following the Marriage Equality Act in New York on June 24, 2011. David and Harris revealed that they proposed each other 5 years ago, however, both kept the engagement hidden until same-sex marriage was legal in their state. 

The duo is a proud parent to fraternal twins children, Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris and Harper Grace Burtka-Harris

Is David Burtka Engaged In Any Charity Works?

David Burtka is involved in five charities. He is a supporter of the foundations like Born This Way Foundation, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Food Bank For New York City, GOOD+ Foundation, and The Trevor Project. 

Likewise, the stars like Chris Colfer, Elton John, Lady Gaga, and Amy Adams are also engaged in the above charities. 

Updated On Thu Nov 14 2019 Published On Thu Nov 14 2019 By Mikshya