David Mars is an American venture capitalist, businessman, and entrepreneur currently working at White Owl Capital Partners LLC. Likewise, he is the husband of Madam Secretary star Patina Miller.
He joined White Owl Capital Partners back in June 2007 and has been working there for about 15 years. Similarly, he also works for big companies like Windstream Energy Inc, Vesta Corporation, Mass Appeal, Global Potential, and OfficeDrop.
On the other hand, Patina is an actress by profession. She is widely popular for her roles in Sister Act, Pippin, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Madam Secretary, Raising Kanan, and more.
Here, we will focus more on Mars’ career achievements, earnings, and personal life.
Details Of David Mars’ Early Life & Family
Mars was born in 1975 in Holmdel, New Jersey, the United States of America in a military family. As per reports, his father served in the military.
Likewise, he went to Holmdel High School located in Holmdel. He then enrolled at Boston University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology.
Moreover, Mars earned his MBA degree in venture capital from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Short Bio Of David’s Wife Patina Miller
As for Patina Miller, she was born on 6th November 1984, in Pageland, South Carolina, the USA. The actress is 38 years old as of now. She enrolled at South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities.
Likewise, in 2006, she graduated with a degree in musical theatre from Carnegie Mellon University.
During an interview, Patina recalled her time at Carnegie saying it was a big part of her life,
“It was there that I studied and really realized that I could make my dream a reality. I’m so thankful to all my teachers who helped me to become the performer I am today.”
Who Is Patina Miller’s Husband David Mars? What Is He Doing Now?
As a celebrity spouse, Mars is no new name for the media people. Although he is widely recognized as the husband of Madam Secretary actress Patina Miller, he has a successful career of his own. New York-based entrepreneur and investor, David has shares in a few renowned companies at the moment.
Mars currently serves as a director of Mass Appeal Media Inc., Vesta Inc., Windstream Engery LLC, OfficeDrop, Global Potential, and Openbay Ltd.
Similarly, he is also one of the partners of White Owl Capital Partners LLC. He is reportedly responsible for investing in early-stage companies in the energy and technology industries.
Moreover, before joining White Owl, David served as the Director of Strategy & Business Development at IDT Telecom. During his tenure in the company, he overlooked all product management, market expansion, and strategic partnerships. He even helped the company grow the division to over $200 million in revenue.
In addition, he was also one of the founders of a venture-backed national collegiate magazine and integrated marketing company called Steamtunnels. It was one of the largest magazines in the history of the college market with over 2.1 million readers.
As for his wife, Miller made her career breakthrough as Pam Henderson in the daytime soap opera All My Children. She landed her first lead role of Delores Van Cartier in a musical based on the hit 1992 film Sister Act.
So far, she has starred in several hit films and TV shows like Pippin, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2, Madan Secretary, and Word Party, to name a few.
David Mars & Wife Patina Miller Wedding- When Did The Couple Marry?
As we said, David and Patina are married for years now. The parents of the two exchanged their wedding vows on 14th June 2014 in Queens, New York in a romantic ceremony.
The couple first met in 2011 and their chemistry quickly took off. Miller recalls when she know he was the one. She said,
“It was on our first date, I felt like I could really be myself with him.”
As per reports, Mars popped the question backstage at the Broadway revival of Pippin. Miller was preparing for the opening night at that time. The intimate moment was witnessed by Miller’s castmates and friends.
David & Patina Named Their Daughter After Ralph Waldo Emerson
After three years of marriage, the lovely pair added a bundle of joy to their family. Their daughter, Emerson Harper Mars was born on 9th August 2017 weighing 7 lbs 6 oz and measuring 19 inches long.
According to a source close to the couple, Mars and Miller named their daughter Emerson after transcendentalist leader Ralph Waldo Emerson.
They also added that the name choice was based on Ralph’s movement’s belief in the “individuality and the inherent goodness of people and nature”.
What Is David Mars’ Net Worth?
Despite working in big companies and owning shares, Mars has never talked about his fortune. Some of the online tabloids estimated his current net worth as around $10 million, however, he has never confirmed his actual fortune.
It is no doubt that he is earning millions from his successful career in the business world. Going through his social media profiles, he seems to enjoy visiting new places and trying new foods every day.
On the other hand, his spouse Patina has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022. She earns most of her fortune from her successful acting career since 2007.
The pair currently resides in a 3,00-square-foot loft located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. They moved into the house right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world.
Patina talked about the house saying,
“We really have a safe space, a fun space, and a space filled with so much love.”
They also own a 9,800 square feet property on the Upper West Side worth $10.5 million. It features 21 rooms with 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom, a media room, recreation room, den, patio, eight fireplaces, and many more.
The property was previously sold in 2018 to Amy Diane Connor for $15.8 million. She is the Chief Data and Information Officer at Precisely.
Is David Mars Active On Social Media Handles?
47 years old investor David is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. As for now, he has over 2k followers on IG where he mostly posts about his wife, kids, and pets.
Also, he uses his platform to raise awareness regarding the ongoing situation around the world, especially in the US.
On the other hand, Miller has over 180k followers on IG and over 38.2k on Twitter. Looking through her IG handle, we can see that she mostly shares pictures and videos of her work for her fans to see.