Who Is Mikey Hess? New Details About Misha Nonoo's New Oil Heir Fiance

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Who Is Mikey Hess? New Details About Misha Nonoo's New Oil Heir Fiance

Misha Nonoo confirmed her engagement to millionaire oil heir Michael "Mikey" Hess.

Nonoo, a close friend of Meghan Markle who claims she set her up with Prince Harry, flashed a huge ring following her Valentine's Day getaway to Cabo San Lucas with Hess. The pair got engaged over the weekend, according to Daily Mail. Hess, 31, posted a photo of himself on one knee with a sweet caption about his love for Nonoo, 34, the outlet reported.

"Thank you for making all my dreams come true, Misha Nonoo," Hess captioned the photo on his private Instagram account. "I am so in love with you, and I feel so lucky I get to spend the rest of my life with you right beside me."

Nonoo and Hess first made their romance public at Meghan and Harry's royal wedding last year. It looks like wedding bells are in order again!

So who is Mikey Hess? Here's everything we know about Misha Nonoo's boyfriend. 

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1. His grandfather founded Hess Corporation.

Hess is the grandson of Leon Hess, who founded the billionaire oil corporation in 1933. His father, John Hess, is now the CEO of the company following Leon's death in 1999.

Hess does not work for his family's oil business, although he is heir to the Hess fortune.

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2. He went to Harvard. 

Hess went to Harvard College and Harvard Business School, just like his father. According to a 2013 article by the New York Times that highlighted the class divide at HBS, Hess was rumored to be a member of Section X, a secret society of rich student that took luxurious trips together to destinations like Iceland and Moscow.

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3. He has a number of high-profile BFF's.

Hess has tons of A-list friends in his inner circle. He met his best friend Josh Kushner at Harvard and is close with celebs like Heidi Klum, Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, and Princess Beatrice. Not to mention he's probably close with Meghan and Prince Harry thanks to his fiance.

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4. His 30th birthday party was one for the books.

To celebrate turning the big 3-0 in 2016, Hess threw himself a huge party in the Hamptons featuring performances by Nelly, Taylor Swift, and Leslie Odom, Jr. The birthday bash was anything but low-key and from the photos, it looks like everyone had a blast celebrating.


5. He is a philanthropist. 

Hess was elected as a trustee of the King's Academy in 2014 and has supported the Pediatric Heart Center at Boston's Children's Hospital and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. 

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6. He works in finance.

According to his biography on the King's Academy website, he works or has worked at KKR & Co. L.P. in New York, and has held positions at Goldman Sachs and the Royal Hashemite Court. The academy's headmaster John Austin said Hess had a "strong finance background."

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Sarah Gangraw writes about all things news, entertainment and crime. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter.