Gabourey Sidibe is officially a taken woman – who is her partner Brandon Frankel?

Empire actress Gabourey Sidibe and her partner Brandon Frankel have reached another milestone in their relationship after they announced their engagement.

Gabourey took to her Instagram profile to share the exciting news and show her engagement ring, writing:

“It’s weird that people think we’re already married but I guess our hearts and intentions for each other are just that clear to see. My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist.”

The actress went on to add adorable words for Brandon, saying that “every moment with him is a joy”.

So, who is Brandon Frankel? Here’s what we know about him, from his age to net worth.

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Who is Brandon Frankel?

Brandon Frankel works in marketing and branding.

According to his LinkedIn profile, he has worked at Cameo since July this year, a Chicago-based company that provides personalised video shoutouts. The firm was named one of TIME Magazine’s ’50 Most Genius Companies’.

Brandon is the owner of Contra Inc that specialises in talent representation, brand partnerships and marketing. He also served a similar role at LiveXLive Media between May and July this year.

Between October 2019 and May 2020, he was a freelance consultant for Sony Music Masterworks. Brandon also has nearly three years of experience working at Paradigm Talent Agency.

As for his age, based on how much working experience he has, he must be in his 40s.

Brandon Frankel: Net worth

While Brandon’s net worth is currently unknown, his most current role at Cameo is definitely going to add up more wealth.

The company has been valued at $300 million, according to a report by Axios last year.

In addition, Billboard Magazine named Brandon one of their branding power players in 2017.

“Frankel has racked up frequent-flyer miles in pursuit of branding opportunities for his clients, traveling to Mumbai with Major Lazer for the opening ­ceremonies of the Indian Premier League cricket finals and to a mall in Moscow with Yung Lean for a Calvin Klein campaign,” the magazine said.

Follow Brandon Frankel on Instagram

Brandon is enjoying a stable follower count on Instagram. He has already gained over 35k followers and we’re sure this number is set to rise now that he enjoys more media spotlight.

You will come across a lot of snaps with Gabourey, as well as their lovely pets and throwback pictures.

Find him under the handle @brandontour.

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