Lady Gaga and Michael Polansky first started dating in December 2019, and they've been celebrating their love ever since. Their romance allegations started when they were pictured spending New Year's Eve 2020 in Los Vegas together.
Lady Gaga made her new boyfriend's relationship official on her Instagram account after Super Bowl weekend in 2020, uploading a photo of them cuddling up together in Miami just days after rumors of their relationship first surfaced.
So, who is Michael Polansky? Dive into the details of his background, career, and net worth.
Who is Michael Polansky?
Michael Polansky is the executive director of the Parker Foundation, which he co-founded with Sean Parker, a co-founder of major digital companies such as Napster and Facebook.
Polansky also serves on the board of the Parker Institute for Cancer in San Francisco.
Polansky attended Harvard University and majored in applied mathematics and computer science.
His Net Worth and Career
Michael Polansky's net worth is estimated to be $600 million range, according to exactnetworth.com.
Polansky and Sean Parker work on a variety of charity projects through "The Parker Foundation." Michael also continues to work at other businesses while contributing to charitable issues. In 2010, he joined founders Fund, venture capital, and private equity firm.
Parting Ventures, a venture capital investment firm, hired him as a managing partner in 2013. He has also co-founded and served on the boards of directors for firms such as ArsenalBio, Economic Innovation Group, Able, and Wishbone organization.
In 2016, Polansky established the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. As a board member, he continues to oversee the institute that provides funding for cancer treatment research.
Michael Polansky and Lady Gaga
Michael Polansky and Lady Gaga were reportedly dating for weeks before their affair became public.
"They've been out and about in Los Angeles and spending a lot of time at her place," a source said. "They don't want to be [separated] since she takes him everywhere she goes."
After they were caught kissing on a balcony in Miami during Super Bowl weekend, the buzz surrounding Gaga and Polansky grew even more. Polansky was also seen in the VIP section of the show with Gaga's mother, Cynthia Germanotta, while the pop diva was in town for her performance.
The duo was even seen exiting the game at Hard Rock Stadium together on Super Bowl. With her adoring Instagram post, Gaga sealed the deal. She wrote, "We had so much fun in Miami."
Inside their romance, the couple also contributes to charitable ventures together. They collaborated to raise donations for front-line workers during the COVID-19 outbreak through The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.