Who is Taylor Swift Dating? Taylor Swift is used to people talking about her love life online. In fact, the three-time Album of the Year Grammy winner has made a career out of writing love songs. Taylor has the perfect song for you to sing your heart out to no matter what kind of relationship mess you're in.
Now, she has met a man who might be The One. Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn have been dating since 2016, and compared to T.Swift's other relationships, it's clear that theirs has been a very private one.
But what this relationship lacks in flashy paparazzi photos, it makes up for with songs on Taylor's Folklore, Evermore, and Midnight's albums that are not only about Joe but also written with Joe. The couple isn't engaged yet, but rumors are flying. Keep checking down below for the latest on Taylor and Joe's love story.
May 2, 2016: Their (Rumored) First Meeting
Taylor and Joe might have met at the Met Gala in 2016. Fans think that they met at the annual party because of the lyrics to “Dress” on Taylor's 2017 album Reputation.
Neither of them has confirmed this, and Taylor was still dating DJ Calvin Harris at the time. The lyrics gave hints about the singer's Met Gala look, like “Flashback to when you met me, your buzzed cut and my hair bleached.”
Secret Dating in London on January 3, 2017
The journal entries weren't made public until early 2019 as a bonus insert in Taylor's Lover album. A journal entry from January 3, 2017, showed that Swift was living in London and that she and Calvin had been dating for three months at this point.
“I basically live in London, where I hide from the bad world that just wants to mess things up “she typed. “We've been together for three months and no one has found out. I don't want anything to change, so I want it to stay that way.”
Taylor Confirms Her Relationship With Joe on October 20, 2017
Joe and Taylor went to a lot of trouble to hide their relationship, but at a listening event in October 2017, Swift said that her new song “Gorgeous” from her album “Reputation” was about Joe.
Taylor sings in the song, about Joe's accent, “You should take it as a compliment that I got drunk and made fun of the way you talk.”At this event, Taylor also said that they had been together for a year.
May 8, 2018: Instagram Official
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Taylor and Joe had never posted photos of themselves or of each other on social media until now. But on May 8, 2018, they both posted photos from a trip through the desert that was taken at the same time. Joe later said that they weren't trying to troll fans and that the photos matching up were just a coincidence.
Date Night for a Movie Premiere on September 28, 2018
After dating for two years, the couple finally showed public support for each other's work on September 28, 2018, by going to the premiere of Joe's movie The Favorite in New York. Later that month, Joe said that they had chosen to keep their relationship private.
He told British Vogue, “I know people want to know about that side of things.” “I think we've done a good job of keeping things private, and I think people now understand that… I'd rather talk about work, though.”
April 29, 2020: Quarantining Together
It would be strange if they weren't together during the pandemic, but Joe's pictures of Taylor's cat Benjamin on his Instagram Story from April 29, 2020, proved it.
Taylor Swift Dispels Engagement Rumors on December 8, 2020
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Taylor made a point of calling Joe her “boyfriend,” even though fans had been wondering online if they were engaged.
Secret Engagement Rumors on June 30, 2022
The Sun found out from a source that Swift and Alwyn had secretly gotten engaged but were keeping the news quiet. The source said that the Grammy winner only wears her engagement ring at home and that close friends and family members had been “sworn to secrecy.”
Two weeks after the story came out, the couple was seen together in London, where Swift was said to be showing off a very ring-less ring finger.
Put the Rumors to Rest on October 21, 2022
The Grammy winner sings about being engaged in “Lavender Haze,” the first song on her new album Midnights. The song's lyrics say, “I don't give a damn what people say/the 1950s crap they want from me/I just wants to stay in that lavender haze.”
“All they keep asking me is if I'm going to be your bride. The only kind of girl they see is a one-night stand or a wife.”People say that Swift told them that the song was inspired by her relationship with Alwyn.
“We've had to avoid weird rumors and things in the tabloids, but we just don't care,” she said. “So, this song is kind of about ignoring that stuff in order to protect what's important.”