Meet Josh Taekman
Josh Taekman is the businessman husband of model Kristen Taekman, you might know the couple from their gig in Reality TV, the Real Housewives of New York City.
Kristen’s hubby happens to be just one more of several celebrity husbands to be named in the scandal that many dread reading these days… having an Ashley Madison account!
According to US Weekly, 46-year-old Josh took the repentance rout and issued a statement saying:
“I signed up for the site foolishly and ignorantly with a group of friends and I deeply apologize for any embarrassment or pain I have brought to my wife and family”
He might have signed ‘foolishly” but according to the Daily Mail, the entrepreneur spent thousands on Ashley Madison, making a whopping 62 paid transactions.
In last week’s massive leak, hackers revealed to the world names, ages, addresses, phone numbers, credit card info and detailed sexual preferences of millions of the website’s users, Josh is one of them.
Josh was born April 12, 1969 and grew up in Danville, California. He attended Monte Vista High School in Danville, graduating in 1987.
Taekman is well known for being the co-founder of the supplement company Vitalize Labs LLC. Vitalize produces EBOOST which is a daily health boosting supplement that promotes energy, immunity and focus.
Prior to founding Vitalize Labs, Josh spent seven years as a President of the marketing firm BUZZTONE, and prior to BUZZTONE, Josh was the Vice President of Marketing for Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment. Josh attended the University of Arizona where he earned a degree in marketing. You can take a look at his LinkedIn here.
The Real Housewives of New York’ cast member and his gorgeous wife –whos been modleing since age 16 –have been married for a decade. He and Kristen have two children together son Cassius “Cash” and daughter Kingsley.
Wife Kristen reveals, the couple met and fell in love in NYC, he popped the question during her favorite holiday –Halloween –and tied the knot on a beautiful beach in Key West, Florida.
They joined the RHONY cast last year. According to an interview for Bravo, Josh enjoys going to the gym and eats very healthy, he is also described as a super dedicated daddy.
Will lovely Kristen forgive and forget?
Find him on Instagram here.