Is Ana de Armas dating Paul Boukadakis? Actress spotted with Tinder VP for first time
Paparazzi snapped Ana de Armas with her new boyfriend, Paul Boukadakis, for the first time last week. De Armas and Boukadakis were making their way through John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City when they were photographed. The 'Knives Out' star and the Tinder executive were seen making their way through the security line. The Cuban actress, 33, was spotted in a pinstripe blazer, Celine loafers and a pink face mask. Boukadakis, 37, looked casual in a pair of jeans, a white T-shirt, a navy blue jacket, and boots.
Ana Celia de Armas Caso is a Cuban-Spanish actress who started her career in her home country of Cuba. She played a leading role in the romantic drama 'Una rosa de Francia' (2006). De Armas moved to Madrid, Spain, when she was 18 years old, and starred in the popular teen drama 'El Internado'. The series ran for six seasons from 2007 to 2010.
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Once de Armas moved back to Los Angeles, de Armas starred in the erotic thriller 'Knock Knock' (2015) and the comedy-crime film 'War Dogs' (2016). She also starred in the sports biopic 'Hands of Stone' (2016). She rose to prominence after she played her role as a holographic AI projection in the science fiction film 'Blade Runner 2049' (2017). De Armas was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for her performance as nurse Marta Cabrera in 'Knives Out' (2019).
Who is Paul Boukadakis?
Paul Boukadakis was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is a tech/media entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO at Wheel. He has also worked in the film industry, having directed and produced some music videos and commercials. The media and entertainment industries have seen him hold positions in both the creative and business ends. Boukadakis is a co-founder at OnAirstreaming. His LinkedIn bio reads: "VP of Special Initiatives at Tinder. Founder/CEO at Wheel (Acquired by Tinder)."
In June, Page Six reported that de Armas had moved on from Ben Affleck with Boukadakis. A source was quoted as saying: “Paul and Ana were introduced through friends. He is based in Austin, but splits his time between Texas and Santa Monica. He has been spending a lot of time with Ana before she left the US to film her new movie.” The source also confirmed that Boukadakis had introduced de Armas to his family members, and all was good between the couple.
The 'No Time to Die' star broke up with 49-year-old Affleck in January after being together for nearly a year, and sources said it was an amicable breakup. Affleck is since then known to be dating onetime fiancee Jennifer Lopez. The two have appeared to be happy with each other, sometimes even involving their families during their outings.