Benjamin Maisani

Born on 27th January 1973, Benjamin is a French businessman. He was born in the city of Corsica, France. Benjamin is Gay and is open about his relationship with American journalist, Anderson Cooper. Benjamin is also known for his gay bar across US.

Personal Life

Benjamin has a French nationality. His full name is Benjamin Antonio Maisani. There is no information about his family on the internet. His star birth sign is Aquarius. He believes in God and follows Roman Catholic religion. Benjamin belongs to white ethnicity. Benjamin moved to New York to learn film making. He graduated from Hunter College and his major was in Arts History.

Benjamin got in a relationship with American journalist Anderson Cooper. He had expressed feelings about their relationship to the world by telling he is openly gay. The couple has been n relation for more than 7 years. There are rumors of the couple getting married. Benjamin has been seen with Anderson in many public media events.

The couple is currently in a happy relationship and lives together in Greenwich Village. They purchased a firehouse and cost of the house was $4.3 million in the year 2009. The couple owns several expensive houses as well; it includes their mansion in Connecticut. The couple does not have any children. Benjamin owns four gay bar club. He has earned considerably good money from his bar business. He has a net worth of 4 million US dollar.


Benjamin moved to New York in the year 1991 to pursue film making. After getting his education completed from Hunter College, he started working for Morgan Library. The time was well spent as there were many books available to him to read. For extra money, he started to work in a gay bar named Barracuda in Chelsea. He was a very shy and recluse person.

His work at bar opened him and made him a new person. He became self confident and got out of his comfort zone. Working there for few years, later Benjamin opened his first gay bar named Eastern Bloc. Later on, he owned few more gay bars in New York City. He owns Bedlam Bar and Lounge as well. His third bar was opened in 2013 named Atlas Social Club.

For the opening ceremony of Atlas Social Club, Anderson along with few other celebrities like Alan Cumming, Kelly Ripa, and Whoopi Goldberg were spotted in support of Benjamin. He was also the owner of Sugarland Night Club, but it was closed in the year 2014 unfortunately. Benjamin has planned to open few more clubs in New York.

Benjamin is active in social media such as Instagram, Twitter and facebook.In Instagram he has shared photos of his personal life with his partner Anderson. His id on Instagram is by name benjaminmiasani. He has 85 followers and is following 117 people.

Last Modified: Mar 10, 2020

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