5 things to know about Jennifer Lawrence’s fiance Cooke Maroney

New fiancé alert! Jennifer Lawrencerecently got engaged to New York City-based art gallery director Cooke Maroney.

J. Law’s rep confirmed the news to Us Weekly on Tuesday, February 5, days after the actress stepped out wearing a new ring on her left hand.

Cooke Maroney attend Museo Jumex Opening After Party on November 16, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Cooke Maroney attends the Museo Jumex opening afterparty in Mexico City, Mexico, on November 16, 2013.Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images

The newly engaged couple’s relationship first made headlines in June 2018. Lawrence, 28, previously dated Nicholas Holt from 2011 to 2014 and her Mother! director Darren Aronofsky from November 2016 to October 2017.

Scroll down to find out more about the Oscar winner’s 33-year-old fiancé!

1. He’s a high-profile gallerist
Maroney serves as the director of New York’s Gladstone gallery, which represents many A-list clients including Lena Dunham’s father, Carroll Dunham, as well as Anish Kapoor, Richard Prince and Bjork’s ex-boyfriend Matthew Barney, according to The Cut.

2. He met Lawrence through a mutual friend
According to Page Six, the Red Sparrow star’s best friend, Laura Simpson, introduced her to Maroney. “[Jennifer and Cooke] have been very private and careful not to be seen together,” an insider told the New York Post column.

3. He’s in the New York City social scene
Out and about! Maroney has been spotted at many “high-end art openings” in the city, per Page Six, and he frequently hangs out in The Hamptons.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Actor and Board Member of RepresentUs Jennifer Lawrence speaks onstage during the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 2 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Actor and Board Member of RepresentUs Jennifer Lawrence speaks onstage during the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 2 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Jennifer Lawrence speaks onstage during the BAM Gala 2018 honoring Darren Aronofsky, Jeremy Irons, and Nora Ann Wallace at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on May 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Brooklyn Academy of Music)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Darren Aronofsky (L) and Jennifer Lawrence attend the BAM Gala 2018 honoring Darren Aronofsky, Jeremy Irons, and Nora Ann Wallace at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on May 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Brooklyn Academy of Music)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Jennifer Lawrence attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Jennifer Lawrence attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Jennifer Lawrence attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Jennifer Lawrence (R) visits 'Andy Cohen Live' hosted by Andy Cohen (L) on his exclusive SiriusXM channel Radio Andy at the SiriusXM Studios on February 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 26: Jennifer Lawrence seen on the streets of Manhattan on February 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 26: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Jennifer Lawrence during Monday's February 26, 2018 show. (Photo by Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 'Red Sparrow' premiere at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on February 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 26: Jennifer Lawrence attends the 'Red Sparrow' New York premiere at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on February 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/FilmMagic)
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4. He attended New York University
Maloney reportedly went to high school in Middlebury, Vermont, and then continued his higher education at New York University where he studied art history.

5. He’s super passionate about art
Pride and joy! In a February 2015 interview with Artsy, Maroney expressed his enthusiasm for his profession. “In the art world, the way information is shared is rapidly changing,” he said at the time. “A growing group of internet-savvy collectors are searching for art online with galleries eager to provide it.”

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