Who is Gabriel Aubry?

The Twitterverse erupted this week when photos surfaced of Kim Kardashian and Halle Berry's ex, Gabriel Aubry, sitting awfully close to each other at a Lakers game. Are they dating? Are they friends?

While Kim's mom, Kris Jenner, told E Online the two are just friends, Perez Hilton reports that they were also spotted this weekend at a Mexican restaurant in Sherman Oaks this past weekend.

Get to know this handsome mystery man!

Gabriel Aubry

Early Life

Gabriel Aubry was born in Montreal on August 30, 1976, one of nine children of French-Canadian parents. Between the ages of 3 and 18, he lived with five different foster families.

Being Discovered

In 1995, Gabriel was discovered at a ski resort nightclub on the outskirts of Montreal, and was soon sent to New York for his first photo shoot as a model.

A Restaurateur

Gabriel opened Café Fuego, a Cuban restaurant in the East Village (rumor has it that he decorated entirely with eBay purchases). The venue is now closed.

What a Face

Gabriel made a name for himself by modeling for Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Versace, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Valentino and many more.

'Fore!' Fun

An avid golfer, Gabriel has participated in many celebrity golf tournaments, including the Callaway Golf Foundation Challenge in 2008.

In the Business

Gabriel is signed to Wilhelmina Models in New York City and Beatrice Model agency in Milan.

Gabriel the Daddy!

On March 16, 2008, Gabriel became a father when girlfriend Halle Berry gave birth to their daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry, in Los Angeles.

It's Getting Hot in Here

In 2009 Models.com declared Aubry the 2nd "Male Model Icon of All-time."

Halle Berry and Gabriel to Splitsville

After nearly five years together, Halle and Gabriel split in April 2010. Reports said the French-Canadian model initiated the split, citing their age difference (he was 34, she was 43) as a factor. Read the full story!

Is Gabriel Aubry Dating Kim Kardashian?

The Twitterverse erupted this week when photos surfaced of Kim Kardashian and Halle Berry's ex, Gabriel Aubry, sitting awfully close to each other at a Lakers game. Are they dating? Are they friends?While Kim's mom, Kris Jenner, told E Online the two are just friends, Perez Hilton reports that they were also spotted this weekend at a Mexican restaurant in Sherman Oaks this past weekend.

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