Lady Gaga's boyfriend, Michael Polansky, is a tech CEO who works for Napster cofounder and former Facebook president Sean Parker.
Polansky attended Harvard at the same time as Mark Zuckerberg, and worked for early Facebook investor Peter Thiel.
Polansky and Gaga reportedly met through Parker and have been together since at least 2020.
Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce were undoubtedly the it couple at this year's Super Bowl, but plenty of other celebrity couples were also spotted at the game on Sunday.
One such couple was Lady Gaga and her boyfriend, Michael Polansky, who hails from the tech world. The two have been linked for at least four years. Polansky is a tech CEO who works for Napster cofounder and former Facebook president Sean Parker.
Gaga and Polansky have reportedly been dating since at least 2020. Here's what we know about Polansky:
Michael Polansky attended Harvard at the same time as Mark Zuckerberg.
According to his LinkedIn, he studied applied math and computer science and went on to work at hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, as well as Founders Fund, the venture capital firm founded by Peter Thiel, the first outside investor in Facebook.
Polansky later served as COO for Airtime.
Airtime is the video-chat platform founded in 2011 by Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning. But Airtime failed to take off and in 2016, it was relaunched as a free app for iOS and Android.
Polansky appears to have been involved in several of Parker's other ventures since 2010.
According to his LinkedIn page, he's the executive director of the Parkers' charity, the Parker Foundation; he's a board member at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy; he's managing partner at Parker Ventures; and he's CEO of the Parker Group, which serves as the umbrella organization for all of Parker's other endeavors.
According to Pitchbook, Polansky is also co-founder of VC firm Hawktail; executive advisor at private equity firm Cove Hill Partners; senior advisor at boutique VC growth investor 7 Global Capital; and partner at investment firm Unless Management.
Polansky and Lady Gaga likely met through events and parties that Parker has hosted and were first spotted together on New Year's Eve in 2020 in Las Vegas.
The couple went Instagram official that February after attending the Super Bowl together. Gaga posted a picture of them at the time with the caption, "We had so much fun in Miami. Love to all my little monsters and fans, you're the best!"
Polansky may have inspired some of Gaga's music.
After releasing a song called "Stupid Love" in 2020, Gaga posted a photo of the couple on Instagram with the caption, "I've got a STUPID love."
The couple has made several high-profile appearances since going public.
Polansky joined Gaga for President Joe Biden's 2021 inauguration, where she performed the national anthem.
Most recently, they went to the 2024 Super Bowl, where they were spotted holding hands and rooting for the 49ers.
They were seated near California Governor Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom. Google Search interest in "Michael Polansky" and "Lady Gaga boyfriend" were both up considerably during the Super Bowl.
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