Who is Paul Bernon? 5 things to know about Bethenny Frankel’s new man

Bethenny Frankel is back in action! The Real Housewives of New York City star has a new love in her life, businessman Paul Bernon, and Us Weekly has everything you need to know about him.

The duo were first spotted packing on the PDA in Boston on Sunday, October 7, nearly two months after Frankel’s on-again, off-again boyfriend, Dennis Shields, passed away.

In photos obtained by TMZ, the film guru and the Bravopersonality held hands in the city on Sunday and locked lips near Boston College on Monday, October 8.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 27: EMILY's List's Creative Council Founder and co-chair Paul Bernon speaks onstage at EMILY's List's 'Resist, Run, Win' Pre-Oscars Brunch on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for EMILY's List)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Chelsea Handler (L) and EMILY's List's Creative Council Founder and co-chair Paul Bernon attend EMILY's List's 'Resist, Run, Win' Pre-Oscars Brunch on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for EMILY's List)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Paul Bernon, EMILY's List Creative Council Founder and Co-Chair, speaks onstage at EMILY's List Pre-Oscars Brunch and Panel on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23: Paul Bernon attends the 'A Kid Like Jake' pre-party at Sundance Film Festival 2018 at The Grey Goose Blue Door on January 23, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Grey Goose Vodka)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: (L-R) Paul Bernon, Shonda Rhimes and Sarah Sophie Flicker attend EMILY's List Breaking Through 2016 at the Democratic National Convention at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images For EMILY's List)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Director of 'The Intervention' Clea DuVall and Producer of 'The Intervention' Paul Bernon attend 'The Intervention' Screening & Photocall during the Sundance Film Festival: London at Picturehouse Central on June 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Picturehouse Central / Sundance London)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Producers Sam Slater and Paul Bernon attend Magnolia Pictures' 'Results' premiere hosted by The Cinema Society with Women's Health and FIJI Water at Sunshine Landmark on May 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 14: Producers Sam Slater (L) and Paul Bernon attend the premiere of 'Results' during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Alamo Lamar A on March 14, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Steve Rogers Photography/Getty Images for SXSW)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 15: Ashley Bernon and producer Paul Bernon attend the premiere of 'Adult Beginners' at ArcLight Hollywood on April 15, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 14: Paul Bernon, Sean Curran, Jason Weissman and Janice O'Leary, Editor-in-Chief of Boston Common Magazine help Boston Common Magazine and Russian Standard Vodka Celebrate Incredible Individuals at Via Matta on August 14, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marc Andrew Deley / Getty Images)
NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 29: (L-R) Eric Kohn, Paul Bernon and Sam Slater attend the 18th Annual Nantucket Film Festival on June 30, 2013 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for The Nantucket Film Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Paul and Ashley Bernon attend the SAG Indie Party during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Bowlmor Lanes on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
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He Has Two Degrees
Bernon got his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies from Boston University. He continued his higher education at New York University, earning a Master’s Degree in Real Estate.

He Owns His Own Film Company
The businessman is a cofounder and partner of Burn Later, an L.A.-based film finance and production company, according to his Linkedln account. His credits include 2013’s Drinking Buddies, which starred Olivia Wilde and Anna Kendrick.

He Works in Real Estate
Quite the busy guy! Bernon also serves as a managing partner for Rubicon Real Estate, LLC, a company that owns and manages investment properties in New England, Texas and Utah.

He Lives in a Different State Than Frankel
While Frankel resides in New York, Bernon maintains his residence in the “Greater Boston Area,” per his Linkedln page.

He’s a Father of Two
A source exclusively tells Us Weekly that Bernon shares two children with his estranged wife, Ashley Bernon. According to Reality Blurb, the pair are still legally married and neither party has filed for divorce. However, Ashley has not shared photos with Paul on her Facebook page since June.

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THE AINSWORTH, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2018/01/25: Bethenny Frankel wearing Valentino skirt, Altuzzara coat and Louboutin shoes attends Febreze Launches New Super Bowl Ad Campaign at a public appearance at The Ainsworth. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: Bethenny Frankel is seen arriving to the funeral for Bobby Zarin at Riverside Memorial Chapel on January 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Bethenny Frankel, Dorinda Medley, Tinsley Mortimer and Sonja Morgan attend as ONE Jeanswear Group and Bethenny Frankel Celebrate the Launch of Skinnygirl Jeans on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Skinnygirl Jeans)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Bethenny Frankel attends as ONE Jeanswear Group and Bethenny Frankel Celebrate the Launch of Skinnygirl Jeans on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Skinnygirl Jeans)
BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 06: Bethenny Frankel speaks at the Opening Night of the Massachusetts Conference for Women at the Boston Convention Center on December 6, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08: Bethenny Frankel attends the 2017 Delivering Good Annual Gala at The American Museum of Natural History on November 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Bethenny Frankel seen out in a pink Marilyn Monroe costume for Halloween on October 31, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08: (L-R) Ramona Singer, Bethenny Frankel and Tinsley Mortimer attend the 2017 Delivering Good Annual Gala at The American Museum of Natural History on November 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Bethenny Frankel -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BETHENNY & FREDRIK -- Pictured: (l-r) Fredrik Eklund, Bethenny Frankel -- (Photo by: Greg Endries/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!, actor Debra Messing and tv personality Bethenny Frankel participate in the phone bank onstage during 'One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief' at the Universal Studios Lot on October 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/One Voice: Somos Live!/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 13: Bethenny Frankel arrives at the amfAR Los Angeles 2017 at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate on October 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Californi (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
SHARK TANK - ABCs Shark Tank Season 9 Premiere Event at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. (Matt Petit/ABC via Getty Images) BETHENNY FRANKEL
HOUSTON, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 09: Bethenny Frankel visits with survivors of hurricane Harvey at Dress for Success Houston on September 9, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 17: Bethenny Frankel attends the B Floral Cocktail Hour at the Southampton Social Club on August 17, 2017 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 05: Bethenny Frankel attends Women's Health and FEED's 6th Annual Party Under the Stars at Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club on August 5, 2017 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Bethenny Frankel -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Bethenny Frankel seen out and about in Manhattan on July 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Carole Radziwill, Bethenny Frankel -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 10: Dan Wright and Bethenny Frankel attend The 17th Annual Midsummer Night Drinks Benefiting God's Love We Deliver at Private Residence on June 10, 2017 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Episode 14095 -- Pictured: (l-r) Bethenny Frankel, Andy Cohen, Kyle Richards, Erika Jayne -- (Photo by: Isabella Vosmikova/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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