Peter Sussman is a New Yorker who was born on the 22nd of April, 1969. Although it is unknown about his parents’ real identities, he was raised by his parents in Great Neck, New York.
He is a decent movie producer and an actor known for his work on How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) (2007), How to Make It in America (2010), and Mom P.I. (1990).
But his professional career did not catapult him to the limelight. He is most famous for being the former secret husband of the reality television personality Bethenny Frankel.
Peter Sussman Education and Career.
Sussman completed his education at Clark University in 1991, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arts. Peter kicked off his career with a training program at ESPN.
Bethenny Frankel’s Ex-husband was later offered the position of Director of Program Development at Fox Sports. He spent seven years working for the network and developed programs like Best Damn Sports Show, Sports Geniuses, In The Zone, and Beyond The Glory.
He then went on to work for Arthur Sarkissian Productions company who has made outstanding movies like Rush Hour, The Foreigner, and The Asset. Under the productions company, he was the vice president of development.
Bethenny Frankel’s ex-husband Peter Sussman has been executive producer for numerous movies like Mom P.I and How to Rob a Bank during his career. Moreover, he has also worked as an actor for the television series How to Make It in America and Thanks.
Currently, he is occupied by numerous movie projects. His next film project is The Prince Test, which will be directed by Noah Wyle. Likewise, other projects include Thieves and Weddingville.
On IMDb, he is listed as President, Alliance Atlantis Entertainment.
Peter Sussman’s Marriage and Divorce with Bethenny Frankel.
The fact that Bethenny and Peter were former husband and wife wasn’t known to the world. It wasn’t until days before the premiere of Bethenny’s reality show Bethenny Getting Married? that she finally revealed to the media. By that time, the couple had already been divorced.
In an interview, it was revealed that Bethenny and Peter tied the knot back in 1996. Their wedding took place in a private wedding venue at posh Four Seasons, Los Angeles.
At the wedding, only close friends, families, and relatives were invited. However, the couple’s marriage didn’t even stay strong for a year.
It seemed that the couple divorce within 8 months of their marriage. Although it was Bethenny’s first marriage, it isn’t sure whether Peter had been married before.
Before being married to one another, the pair used to be best of friends. After spending time together for five years, Peter Sussman wanted to take their friendship to the next level. They dated one another for almost two years before agreeing to marry.
Peter was already head over heels in love with Bethenny, but the same could not be said about Bethenny. She revealed that the only reason Bethenny loved Peter was because of how much he loved her.
Moreover, she felt like she got married too young as the reality show star was only 26-year-old at her wedding.
Bethenny elaborated to NY Daily, saying that although she was happy and felt secured with Peter, passion was absent in their marriage.
Has Bethenny Frankel’s ex-husband Peter Sussman Married Someone Else?
Ever since divorcing a hit reality show queen, Peter has kept himself in the shadows. Moreover, the 64-year-old very rarely appears on media and doesn’t easily interact with fans. As a result, no one knows for sure whether this New Yorker has dated or married anyone.
On Instagram, he is seen together with many of his female friends; however, he hasn’t mentioned any of them to be his girlfriend. Moreover, he seems to be best friends with his niece, Carly, and his nephews Asher and Leo.
As for Peter Sussman’s ex-wife, she married a pharmaceutical sales executive Jason Hoppy in 2010. The couple also conceived a daughter together in December 2017, whom they named Bryn.
Nonetheless, even this marriage did not last very long for Bethenny as the pair separated in 2012. The former couple filed for divorce in January 2013 and officially divorced in July 2016.