Was Gay Host Andy Cohen Dating John Mayer After Break Up With Boyfriend Clifton Dussancao?

By Staff Writer | On: 29 Aug, 2018
Was Gay Host Andy Cohen Dating John Mayer After Break Up With Boyfriend Clifton Dussancao?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthJune 02 ,1968
Age51 Years 10 Month(s)
Birth PlaceSt. Louis, Missouri United States
Birth NameAndrew Joseph Cohen
ProfessionTV Personality
Career 1990–present
Relationship StatusSingle
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
Ex-BoyfriendClifton Dassuncao
GirlfriendNot Known
PartnerAnderson Cooper
Net Worth$50 million
Income$15 million
FatherLou Cohen
MotherEvelyn Cohen
Sister/sEmily Rosenfeld
High SchoolClayton High School
CollegeBoston University
Height/ How Tall?5 Feet 9 Inches (1.75 m)
Weight 78 Kg (171.96 Lbs)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorDark Brown
Son/sBenjamin Allen Cohen

When it comes to love life American television host Andy Cohen desires an independent partner in his life and has been in an adventure to exploit the benefits the modern dating world could possibly offer. The progressive man of honor came out as gay long ago when he was in college in Boston University.

The New York native is known as one of the most renowned television personalities. He is the host and executive producer of the Real Housewives series. He also hosts Warner Bros' dating show Love Connection

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The former veteran-head-of-production of Bravo TV is even more known as the first openly gay television host. He is the long-running host of Bravo's pop culture oriented late-night talk show, Watch What Happens Live

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Cohen revealed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (25 December 2017) that he blew his chance to date, Anderson Cooper when he had an ABC gig and Cohen was working at CBS

During their first official set up phone date, Cooper disliked Cohen's inquiry about his heiress/fashion designer famous mother Gloria Vanderbilt so much so that he decided not to proceed further with his date who had broken his cardinal rule - no talk of his famed mom in his dates.  

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Andy has always been private about his relationships, but once, he said in an interview with The Daily Dish (30 December 2016) that when he told his CNN’s gay friend Anderson Cooper about his dog liking the company of Ivy league graduate Clifton Dassuncao, his CNN friend suggested him to always listen to his dog. Anderson said:

"Dogs always know. You have to listen to your dog."

Cohen dated Dassuncao for quite a while, and both looked happy when together. The couple was affirmed to be dating when they were spotted on Barry Diller’s $150 million yatch named Eos for two Caribbean getaways in a span of three months in 2016.

In the first gateway, they were seen on a beach laying on their towels - Andy was reading novels wearing his ‘blue-shades' before packing up to go back to their vacation residence.

Boyfriends & Gay: Andy and his then-boyfriend, Dussancao, enjoy sunbath while at a Caribbean beach in 2016

Cohen met Clifton Dassuncao back in March of 2015 when he was in the first night of his AC2 tour with his friend from CNN, Anderson Cooper, in Boston.

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At the time, Dassuncao was fellow in Environmental Science and Engineering in Harvard University.

Why Did Andy Cohen & Clifton Dussancao Break Up? 

Every relationship has its ups and downs. It is how you handle such moments that really shape your relationship. For Andy, aged 50, and Clifton, aged 30, things were working out fine for some time in their relationship but things were not as they seemed. After dating for some months, Andy and his partner Clifton parted ways with Andy hinting on differences they could not work out.

In March 2018, Cohen revealed to Entertainment Tonight that he was single, but didn't disclose why his relationship with Dussancao ended. He emphasized that he didn't want a reality show drama in his love life, stating, 

 'I didn't sign up for a reality show.'

While Andy remained mum regarding his breakup, he also revealed the imperative qualities he looked for in his ideal partner. He said,

Someone who’s very dependent, someone who has their own thing going on. Maybe someone who’s never seen The Real Housewives… I mean I could go on...So yes that’s what I’m looking for.

Whether or not his former beau Clifton was independent, it is not known, but what is known is Dussancao is pursuing a P.H.D at Havard.

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Andy's 'unlikely friendship' with American singer John Mayer has led some to believe that the two have something going on between them. They visit the world together and have been spotted numerous time together in public. 

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However, Cohen, in 2018 interview with CNN, confirmed that the pair is not dating and are just soundly-bonded friends who share a combined love for travel.  

So, if you ever see them together in their adventurous road trips, just remember that they aren't in romantic - but in a bro-mantic relationship. They have arguably one of the most famous straight-gay celebs friendship in the country.

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Andy told on The Ellen’s Show (13 April 2018) that he has been trying to find love through dating apps. 

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He also revealed that had been "getting kicked off' of the gay dating app Chappy repeatedly, as the app policy's banned impersonators trying to copy the celebs. 

When Is Andy Cohen Getting Married? 

Andy Cohen is not shy about being open about his sexuality. He has openly come forward as gay. He has received immense support from his friends and family. With that, he has also had a stellar career at the very top. So, it is fair to say that he has had a good life.

But when it comes to his love life, he has not been so lucky. He has not yet found the love of his life. His has openly expressed his desire to date gay men but still he hasn't found any luck when it comes to finding his life partner.

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However, in an interview in October 2017, Andy stated he is still dating Clifton Dassuncao and talked about marriage, 

"It's good, it's good. Day by day, don't like labels. I would like marriage yeah. We'll see. I don't want to classify it on because... no [I'm not opposed.]"

While he looks for an independent man to be his ideal husband or partner, he doesn't like 'labels' to be put in his relationship when he is dating someone. He would probably marry someone serious in the future and spend his older years with his ideal partner who is independent and strong. 

Expecting Baby Via Surrogate

Andy has made a big announcement for his life on a show on 20th December 2018. During an episode of the late-night talk show Watch What Happens Live, he shocked the viewers by revealing that he is going to be a dad soon.

" I've always tried to be as transparent as possible about my life. I overshare and I expect everyone around me to do the same and tonight I want you to be the first to know that after many years of careful deliberation, fair amount of prayers and the benefit of science, if all goes according to plan, in about six weeks time, I'm going to become a father thanks to a wonderful surrogate who is carrying my future," the Emmy-winning reality television producer stated.

Andy further added that family means everything and having one of his own is something he wanted in heart for his entire life and while it has taken him longer than most to get there,  he cannot wait for what he envisions will be my most rewarding chapter yet.

Well, talking about the gender of the child, Andy held his fans and followers until CNN’s New Year's Eve special on 31st December 2018. While hosting the event alongside his best friend Anderson Cooper, he gushed the amazing news stating that it’s a boy and he cannot wait to meet this boy.

Soon-to-be father: Andy reveals he is having a boy while hosting CNN’s New Year's Eve special alongside Anderson Cooper on December 2018. (Photo: Youtube)

Andy manifested his excitement stating that his son is going to have a nice Semitic head of hair. He never thought it would be possible as a gay man to grow up and have a family and here we are in 2018/2019, and anything is possible.