Tamiko Bolton has all of a few days to enjoy her wedding to billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros before she’ll be dragged into court on his behalf.
The newest Mrs. Soros is set to testify for her new husband in a lawsuit brought about by one of his former lovers. After a posh wedding and reception, Bolton has just five days before she’s scheduled to testify.
The two married Saturday at Soros’ estate in Bedford, New York. The ceremony was officiated by Kimba Wood, a federal judge, and was followed by a reception at a nearby arts center with more than 500 people in attendance. Some of the big-name guests included Hendrik Toomas Ilves, president of Estonia; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia; and Edi Rama, prime minister of Albania.
Soros is a longtime support of Congressional Democrats, and many of them also turned up to his wedding, including former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The wedding was actually part of a three-day block of festivities that kicked off Friday with a reception at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan for a preview of the new exhibit: “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938.”Tamika Bolton was raised in California and graduated from the University of Utah (she also has an MBA from the University of Miami). She now works as a consultant and entrepreneur, starting an internet-based diet and vitamin sales company. She also advised on the recent development of a web-based yoga instructional platform.Bolton met George Soros at a dinner party in 2008, and the two got engaged in August 2012.The court date later this week comes from George’s squabble with an old lover. George once promised the woman, Adriana Ferreyr, that he would give her a $1.9 million apartment but gave it to Bolton instead when they started dating.Ferreyr is now taking Soros to court, suing him for $50 million. Tamika Bolton is schedule to make a deposition on Friday.