Lady Gaga and boyfriend Michael Polansky were seen together in August 2023 after breakup rumours broke out in 2023. Let’s explore who Polansky actually is.
Michael Polansky is a Harvard graduate and works with Facebook co-founder Sean Parker.
Polansky runs Sean Parker’s Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. According to his LinkedIn, Polansky has served as CEO for The Parker Group, which houses the mogul’s various charities and businesses, for the last decade.
He’s clearly steeped in Parker’s dealings, as his LinkedIn also shows he’s the co-founder/executive director of The Parker Foundation and a managing partner in Parker Ventures. According to the Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy website, Polansky also serves on the six-person board tasked with breaking down barriers against cancer research.
How has Polansky’s career been so far?
Earlier in his career, Polansky worked at Founders Fund alongside Parker and Peter Thiel (both characters in the 2010 Oscar-nominated movie The Social Network).
In 2013, he co-founded the bipartisan policy organization Economic Innovation Group (EIG), which also involves Parker.
Interestingly enough, Justin Timberlake played Parker in 2010’s The Social Network, and Gaga was the musical guest on Timberlake’s May 2011 SNL episode according to elle.com.
What did Polansky study in Havard?
Polansky studied applied mathematics and computer science at Harvard University according to Page Six, which first reported the entrepreneur’s romance with Lady Gaga. Per Entertainment Tonight, which referenced Polansky’s LinkedIn profile, he graduated in 2006.
Has Polansky and Gaga been seen together?
Yes. Gaga was seen kissing Polansky in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve. The pair were also spotted hanging out with Gaga’s family over a Super Bowl weekend.
Polansky is reported to have spoken with Gaga’s mother Cynthia Germanotta during her daughter’s performance and danced alongside Gaga and her sister Natali during Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s halftime show.
When did Gaga make their relationship public?
On Monday, February 3, 2020, Gaga took their romance public, posting their first IG as a couple. “We had so much fun in Miami. Love to all my little monsters and fans, you’re the best! ❤️” she captioned a photo of the two cuddling up on a boat. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8HwxhuFmQg/
Gaga followed that post up with a Valentine’s Day shoutout to Polansky. “Happy Valentine’s Day!! “Babe, do I have lipstick all-over me?”😂#valentines ❤️💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💋💕🧚♀️happy v-day to all my monsters!!! I love you!!! ❤️😘🎈,” she captioned a photo of the pair.
Are the pair alreaady talking about marriage?
Though Gaga and Polansky “don’t seem rushed about getting engaged,” according to a source from People, “They almost act like a married couple already.”
However, Gaga is hoping to soon settle down with Polansky, and even has starting a family on her mind.