John R Cuti - Alexis Stewart's Ex-Husband Is A Lawyer


Alexis Stewart's Ex-Husband John Robert Cuti ( Source : Cutiheckerwang )

John Robert Cuti, well-recognized as the ex-husband of Alexis Stewart, is a seasoned trial lawyer and solution finder to legal problems. As a civil attorney, he resorts to legal action to settle defamation, commercial, securities law, first amendment, corporate governance dispute, criminal matters, and various civil rights issues.

John was married to Alexis Stewart, and the couple shared their marital life for seven years before ending the relationship. Alexis Stwart is the only daughter of Martha Stewart, an American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality who has appeared along with several celebrities, including Snoop Dogg, Gordon Ramsey and other well-recognized characters from around the world.

John Robert Cuti - Ex-Husband Of Alexis Stewart

John R. Cuti, well recognized as the ex-son-in-law of Martha Stewart, is a seasonal attorney. Before he became a lawyer, according to Famous Fix, the ex-lifepartner of Alexis Stewart, John was the lead guitarist of the ska band, The Inflatables.

John Cuti (born John Robert Cuti) was born on June 5 1965, in the United States of America. His LinkedIn profile informs that he currently lives in New York City, where he is a partner for Cuti Hecker Wang LLP, a legal firm founded by him in 2011.

John Cuti Early Life and Education

During his youth, before professionally starting a career as a lawyer, John was the guitarist for a ska band, The Inflatables. He attended New York University of Law Scholl and completed his Juris Doctor degree in 1990. Before achieving his doctorate of law, he studied Political and Social thought at the University of Virginia.

According to his LinkedIn profile, John went to Harbirfields High School. His parents raised him in their family home in Huntington, New York. Native to New York, John was passionate about music and preferred playing the guitar. We can assume that his father and mother supported him in his hobby of playing the guitar and provided him with the opportunity to hone his skills. 


John began his attorney career in 1990 and worked for the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem for four years. With his exceptional knowledge of law and constitution, he joined Emery Cuti Brinckerhoff & Abady in 1997 and was one of the Founding partners of a litigation boutique law firm. He worked there for seven years and resigned the same year he divorced his partner, Alexis.

He joined Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in 2007 as a partner in the New York office of the national law firm, focusing on criminal, commercial and civil rights litigation. Prior to his service at Davis, John was a General Counsel for MortgageIT Holdings, Inc (2004-2005) and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (2005-2007) for one year and two years, respectively.

Trial Lawyer For His Mother-In-Law, Martha Stewart

While he was still married to Alexis, John represented his mother-in-law, Martha Stewart as a trial lawyer during her legal dispute with the ImClone stock trading case. Cuti and Alexis Stewart separated before the federal court indicated Martha in 2003 but were not divorced until after the trial was over in mid-2004.

Martha Stewart With Her Son-In-Law/Defense Attorney John Cuti
Martha Stewart With Her Son-In-Law/Defense Attorney John Cuti ( Source : savemartha )

The co-founder and attorney at Cuti Hecker Wnag LLP, John married Alexis Stewart in 1997 after dating for two years. According to an article archived on, John and Alexis wedded at church with the presence of only three guests.

Martha Stewart, who would have loved to have a big wedding event for her only daughter said that she was happy about her daughter's decisions. According to Intelligencer, Stewart was happy enough to hand over a New York City apartment to the newlywed couple.

Where Is Alexis Stewart's Ex-Husband Now?

The ex-spouse of American television host and radio personality Alexis Stewart, the co-host of Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer, John Cuti, lives in Manhattan, New York, the United States of America. He is the co-founder and an attorney at Cuti Hecker Wnag LLP in New York.

Born and bred in New York, John finds himself emotionally attached to the city. As a resident of New York City, John engages himself at his law firm, litigating criminal laws, constitutional law, and other legal matters. He has considerable experience with New York State criminal proceedings.

Do John R Cuti And Alexis Stewart Have Children?

During their marriage, John and Alexis did not have any children. They started dating in 1995 and organized a small wedding ceremony with only three guests in 1997. During her talk on The Oprah Winfrey Show in October, Alexis mentioned that she had struggled with conceiving a child.

However, a spokesperson announced that Alexis had hired a gestational surrogate and expected her first child to be born in early March. On March 8, 2011, John's ex-wife's daughter was born. She named her daughter Jude after Siris Radio host Rude Jude. However, as Alexis never announced the name of her daughter's father, we can assume that John was the donor for the surrogacy procedure. However, no fact claims this assumption.

Alexis' kids Jude Stewart and Truman Stewart with their grandmother Martha Stewart in October 2019
Alexis' kids Jude Stewart and Truman Stewart with their grandmother Martha Stewart in October 2019 ( Source : liverampup )

After two years of the birth of Alexis' first child, a prolocutor announced on March 9, 2012, that Steward had had a second baby boy by gestational surrogacy. She named her son Truman. 

According to New York Post, Alexis's ex-husband, John Cuti, was utterly ambivalent about kids during their marriage. But, with the nagging from her mother, she finally decided to have a baby with the help of an anonymous donor and a surrogate.

John Cuti Net Worth

According to Net Worth Post, John Cuti has an estimated net worth of around USD 1.6 million. Most of his wealth comes from his extensive decade-long career as an attorney. He is co-owner of Cuti Hecker Wang LLP law firm. He makes a modest earning as a lawyer and has served several high-profile clients who have paid him handsomely.

John once appeared as an additional crew in the movie Music of the Heart (1999), which he might have landed through referrals of his then-wife Alexis. The film production team paid him a handsome paycheque for his exquisite performance in the movie. Despite earning enough to live a luxurious lifestyle, John approaches living a modest lifestyle.


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