David Tutera

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David Tutera
Born(1966-04-23) April 23, 1966 (age 46)
Port Chester, New York
OccupationReality TV star, wedding planner, fashion designer Author
 
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David Tutera
Born(1966-04-23) April 23, 1966 (age 46)
Port Chester, New York
OccupationReality TV star, wedding planner, fashion designer Author

David Tutera is an American celebrity wedding planner, bridal fashion designer, designer, author and professional speaker. He is the host of WE tv’s show, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera and the author of seven books.

David has been awarded “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner” by Life & Style Magazine.[1]

Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his passion. At age 18, with the advice of his grandfather and only one client, Tutera opened his events planning business.

Tutera was named by Modern Bride Magazine as one of the Top 25 Trendsetters of The Year, and was awarded “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner” by Life & Style Magazine. His planning list includes Star Jones' wedding, Shannen Doherty's Malibu wedding to Kurt Iswarienko, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, The Rolling Stones, Vice President Al Gore at the White House, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, the John F. Kennedy Center, and film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites. Tutera has designed events for charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) and The Nature Conservancy. He is also a professional speaker hired to lecture on the topics of weddings, lifestyle and design.

Currently in its 5th season, “My Fair Wedding With David Tutera” airs on WE tv.

Tutera has written seven books:

Tutera has partnered with Mon Cheri to launch the “David Tutera for Mon Cheri” wedding dress collection. He has teamed with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores to create Down the Aisle in Style™, a line of wedding accessories.

Tutera contributes a regular column in Bridal Guide magazine.


Personal life

David Tutera married his long-time partner Ryan Jurica[2][3] in a Vermont civil union ceremony in 2003.[4] He maintains residences in New York City and in Los Angeles.

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