David Otunga – Chicago, Illinois


Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga (WireImage)

Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga (WireImage)

David Otunga is probably famous for two reasons–he is engaged to Jennifer Hudson, and he was on the show, “I Love New York“.  Lots of speculation has been thrown around about who he is and what he stands for, but few people really know about him.

Otunga is the son of a Kenyan father and an American mother.  Both of his parents were educators and he and his father were very close.  In an interview with De Novo Magazine he noted that he was devastated when his father passed away.   Otunga graduated from Harvard with a law degree and a Bachelor’s in cognitive science from Columbia University.

He rose to fame on the reality show “I Love New York” where he and other guys vied for New York’s love.  His name on the show was “Punk”.  Jennifer Hudson dedicated her Grammy Award performance to him for the strength he’s provided for her through the hard times that she has been going through.  You can read more about him on his Myspace page.

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17 thoughts on “David Otunga – Chicago, Illinois

  1. you borrow names now you clain you own them,,,,thaz how luos swallow tribes becouse we are strong,,,,,,otunga is a luo name,,whether oparanya or ojiambo,,,,,eg ojiambo odhiambo,opara,he has remember,give us your meanings,,otuoma meaning in luo tuoma (push or chota kwa kiswahili

  2. Cardinal otunga was a Luyah from Kakamega but worked in Kisii the name Otinga Luyah like otuoma otichilo oparanya ongaro omwami olando otiato ojiambo omala

  3. u guyz must stop fibbin, Otunga’s neither kissii, luo luhya, or whichever, hes a american, a name of import from kkinya..

  4. For those who r nt such lemmi say it OTUNGA is nt luhya or luo he’s kisii the dad Moses originates from bomachoge constitute in kisii country???keep the Kenyan flag high david!

  5. Kenyan slogan once went like Oliech. Odinga, Obama. Now it has to change to something like Oliech,Odinga,Otunga,Obama. Otunga, we as Kenyans we adore you and we hope one day you will come home accompanied by very prominent wrestlers.

    • Correction please, Otunga is not Kisii… he is Lunya from the famous Cardinal Otunga family ion bungoma. Not all names that start with O are Kisii.

  6. we are proud of guys like Dave and they need to come back home and visit Africa coz tho’ they’s in the diaspora , home is the best.

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