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John Shelby Bryan

Current Location:: New York, New York, United States
Birthplace: Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Perry Bryan, III and Private
Ex-husband of Private and Private
Partner of Anna Wintour, OBE
Father of Private; Private; Private and Private
Brother of Private

Occupation: Telecommunications
Managed by: Private User
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About Shelby Bryan

John Shelby Bryan is an American telecommunications pioneer, futurist, international business executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Bryan gained media attention in 1999 when, after divorcing his second wife, he started a relationship with renowned Vogue Editor in Chief, Anna Wintour. The two met at a Benefit Ball for the New York Ballet. Bryan and Wintour have maintained their close, committed relationship and live together in New York's Greenwich Village. Bryan continues to maintain a residence in Houston. While he does accompany Wintour to high profile fashion, cultural and fundraising events, Bryan intentionally flies "under the radar." The couple also enjoys traveling and attending U.S. Open tennis matches.

Bryan is the great, great, great grandson of Emily Margaret Austin Bryan Perry. He is also a direct descendent of Moses Austin who, in 1821, left for Missouri with a grant to bring 300 colonists into Texas. These colonists were referred to as the The Old Three Hundred. Bryan's full family tree may be found on the Brazoria County Historical Museum's website.[6]

Bryan's oldest known relative is Richard Austin who sailed with his wife and two sons to America from England in 1638 on the ship Bevis.

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Shelby Bryan's Timeline

March 21, 1946
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States