Anderson Cooper, also known as “The Silver Fox,” is one of the coolest celebrity journalists around. Not only does he actively stand up for what’s right, like the time he called out Florida’s Attorney General for her anti-LGBT rhetoric, but he also a super cool French partner.
That’s right, the French snag all the good ones. Benjamin Maisani, a New York City nightclub mogul, was originally born in Corsica, France’s gorgeous Mediterranean island. He moved to New York in 1994 to study film and after exploring the gay bar scene in the city, got invested in the nightclub business. Now he is the owner of some of the coolest bars and nightclubs in New York, like Easternbloc and Bedlam Bar & Lounge.
Maisani met Anderson Cooper in 2009 and the two have been together since, although they keep their personal life pretty much under wraps. Still, they occasionally appear cutely together behind the scenes, like in this video with talk show host Kelly Ripa: