His name may not ring a bell, but Chelsea Clinton's fiance, 32-year-old Marc Mezvinsky, is about to become the man of the hour.
Mezvinsky and Clinton first met as teenagers at a leadership retreat in 1993. They both attended Stanford University.
He now works as an investment banker at a hedge fund and lives in a $4 million 3-bedroom apartment on New York's Fifth Avenue.
But his family has faced some adversity. Mezvinsky's father, former Iowa congressman Ed Mezvinksy, pleaded guilty to fraud and served five years in prison. He was released in 2008.
Observers say as children of politicians who faced public turmoil. Both Mezvinsky and Clinton understand how harsh a negative spotlight can be.
Sally Quinn, of the Washington Post, told CBS News, "Both of them understand each other in a way that no one else can. They understand what the other one has been through."
Now, their wedding is the talk of the town in upstate Rhinebeck, N.Y., where, despite no official confirmation that the wedding will happen at the nearby Astor Courts, the Rhinebeck town board voted to approve extra money for more police on Saturday.
A town board member said at the meeting, "I'd like to allocate $2,500 for the possible event."
CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano reported celebrity guests are reportedly staying at an historic inn in downtown Rhinebeck.
She said she's been told the owners have signed a confidentiality agreement.
But one person will definitely not be attending, Quijano said.
The White House said yesterday President Obama will not be in Rhinebeck.