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Taylor Swift’s dating life has been the subject of much speculation over the years, with the singer having been linked to several high-profile men. The latest news is that Swift and her longtime boyfriend, actor Joe Alwyn, have reportedly split after six years together.
Swift has a conspicuously open date on her Eras Tour on May 1, which coincides with the Met Gala, where she has reportedly met her last two boyfriends.
During her time with Alwyn, Swift kept her relationship with him private, often spending time with his family in London. Although there were rumors that the couple had secretly married, sources have denied this.
Swift is now looking for a home in North London to make her European base and add to her $80 million property portfolio.
Swift has had many famous boyfriends, including British actor Tom Hiddleston, DJ Calvin Harris, Jake Gyllenhaal, and more.
Despite her high-profile relationships, she has kept her personal life mostly private, often only revealing details through her music. Let’s discuss her past relationships below!
Taylor Swift And Joe Jonas
In 2008, Taylor Swift dated Joe Jonas for approximately three months, inspiring her song “Forever & Always” on her album “Fearless.”
Swift discussed their relationship and breakup in an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealing that Jonas broke up with her over the phone in 25 seconds.
Despite the brief nature of their relationship, Swift used the experience as inspiration for her music and turned it into a hit song.
Taylor Swift And Alwyn
Swift and Alwyn met in 2016 at the Met Gala and started dating in October. After more than six years together, they broke up in April 2023, but the split was amicable and not dramatic.
Alwyn did not attend Swift’s Eras Tour because of the breakup. Alwyn co-wrote some songs on Swift’s 2020 album Folklore and is believed to have inspired several tracks.
Taylor Swift And Tom Hiddleston
Swift and Hiddleston were seen kissing in 2016 after meeting at the Met Gala. However, they broke up soon after because Hiddleston wanted the relationship to be more public.
Taylor Swift And Calvin Harris
Harris and Swift dated for 15 months and had a public relationship. They split in 2016, with rumors that Harris was intimidated by Swift’s success. However, both denied it and said they still loved and respected each other.
Taylor Swift And Harry Styles
Swift and Styles dated from Nov 2012-Jan 2013. In an interview, styles spoke about his relationship with Taylor and said we both still respect each other. However, fans think Styles’ song “Two Ghosts” is about Swift.
Taylor Swift And Jake Gyllenhaal
Swift and Gyllenhaal dated for three months, and he is believed to have inspired her album “Red.” The song “The Last Time” is about an unreliable guy she dated.
Fans are particularly interested in “All Too Well,” which mentions a scarf she left at Gyllenhaal’s sister’s house. Maggie Gyllenhaal doesn’t know anything about the scarf.
Taylor Swift And John Mayer
In 2009, Taylor Swift briefly dated John Mayer after collaborating on his song “Half of My Heart.” In 2010, Swift wrote the song “Dear John” about their relationship, which Mayer criticized in a 2012 Rolling Stone interview, saying he felt humiliated.