Who is David Mars? Everything we know about Patina Miller’s husband

Mafalda Costa July 19, 2021
Who is David Mars? Everything we know about Patina Miller’s husband
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Who is David Mars? After her debut as Raq in Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Sunday, 18 July, fans began to wonder about Tony Award-winning actress Patina Miller’s husband, David Mars.

Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Patina Miller stars in Raising Kanan

Power Book III: Raising Kanan might be the origin story of 50 Cent’s memorable Power character – but prepare to meet someone just as powerful.

The Starz series heads back to 1991 and explores how 15-year-old Kanan Stark (Mekai Curtis) went from a good-hearted kid to a cold-blooded killer.

The latest chapter of the Power Universe introduces Tony winner Patina Miller as Kanan’s mom, Raq, the queenpin doing the titular raising.

In the series’ first episode, we see Raq popping some batteries in a sock and encouraging Kanan to stand up for himself against his bullies – which he does.

We then see Raq send a gruesome message to Lanes Nightclub owner Toni Deep (AnnaLynne McCord), who was reluctant to let Raq use the club for her illicit dealings.

“Being a mom and the energy of wanting to be your boss and have this passion and grit and thirst for more to be successful,” Miller said of ways she could relate to Raq.

She added: “I know what it’s like to have people depend on you. I know what it’s like to be in a home that has a young mother and a child. My mom was 15 years old when she had me.”

Who is Miller’s husband, David Mars?

David Mars and Patina Miller married on 14 June 2014.

Talking to Brides, Miller said David decided to propose as she was preparing for the opening night of the Broadway revival of Pippin – in the starring role.

She said: “He proposed backstage after the show, surrounded by my castmates and friends.”

Mars is an American venture investor, businessman, and entrepreneur from New Jersey.

According to Biography Daily, he is co-founder and director of Windstream Energy Inc.

Since June 2007, Mars has ben a partner at White Owl Capital Partners, an investment firm that mainly focuses on technology and energy sectors.

David Mars’ estimated net worth is between $8 million and $10 million.

Patina Miller’s family explored

After three years of marriage the Tony Award-winning actress gave birth to a daughter, Emerson Harper Mars.

Emerson is the first child for Mars and Miller.

Talking to New York Family, Miller said: “I know for females – working moms, that is – there’s always the fear of ‘I’m not going to be able to mother the way I want to mother and I’m going to have to give up my career,’ and what I’ve found is that no, you don’t, you just have to figure out how to make it work.

“If you can get yourself a good village of people who are willing to be there for you… that’s the best thing.”

Power Book III: Raising Kanan | Official Trailer | STARZ

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Mafalda Costa is a second year BA Journalism student originally from Portugal. Her main passions if life are music, arts and culture, while she's particularly knowledgable on cinema and anime.