David Cantin is the boyfriend of reality TV star, Dina Manzo –one of the original ladies from Real Housewives of New Jersey.
David’s reality TV star girlfriend might be familiar a familiar face since she appeared in seasons 1, 2 and 6 of the Real Housewives of NJ.
The 46-year-old blonde was born Claudine J. Laurita on March 7, 1971. According to her Bravo bio, she is the youngest of 11 children, born in Brooklyn, NY. One of her sisters, Caroline Manzo –was alco casted on RHONJ.
Dina appeared on RHONJ while married to husband Tommy Manzo. The event planner and designer was married to Tommy Manzo from 2007 until their divorce in 2016. She is the mother one daughter, Alexia “Lexi” –from a previous marriage.
She and her husband first separated in 2013 but their divorce was finalized last year. Their wedding was featured on the VH1 television show My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding.
Dina who launched a design business in 2005 called Designer Affair and later landed her own party-planning series Dina’s Party on HGTV –also runs her own foundation Project Ladybug –a charity that focuses on helping children diagnosed with cancer.
The blonde has been dating businessman David ‘Dave’ Cantin for a couple of years. Meet him below.
Cantin is a New Jersey native born October 26, 1979. The younger businessman beau is also a philanthropist and life business strategist.
He is the youngest of three children and a self made millionaire. David Cantin served as the vice president of a Hyundai dealership in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey –which he later co-owned. The dealership was sold in 2015.
Accoridng to his website, the entrepreneur, business expert is also a motivational speaker and the creator of RESET –’an approach to creating a default positive state of mind for personal and professional success.’
He allegedly met Dina through her charity. He was actually diagnosed with Leukemia in 2011 and received five years of chemo. He told reporters Dina helped him through difficult times. The two have been officially an item since 2015. Apparently David Cantin used to be married as well but had a bad divorce.
The couple recently had a scary experience. Reports say they were both beaten after mask man robbed them at his home in Holmdel, NJ.
We wish the couple a speedy recovery.
You can follow David Cantin on Instagram here.