Kanye West is a single man after seven years of marriage to Kim Kardashian. Now that the ink is drying on the pair’s divorce, the daddy of 4 has seemingly moved on with a fellow A-lister: Russian-born mannequin Irina Shayk.
However Kardashian and Shayk are removed from Yeezy’s first high-profile companions. Take a look at a timeline of West’s relationship historical past under.
West’s highschool sweetheart Sumeke Rainey was by the rapper’s facet throughout his music trade come-up.
On his 2004 tune “By no means Let Me Down,” West rapped of promising Rainey’s father that he’d marry her. The union by no means got here to fruition, nevertheless, and the pair break up quickly after he discovered fame.
West started relationship designer Alexis Phifer casually in 2002, earlier than breaking apart in 2004, solely to reunite in 2006. The second time round, West popped the query, however the couple broke off their engagement in 2008, citing a battle together with his life on the street.
Their second break up additionally got here shortly after West’s mom, Donda West, died of problems following a number of beauty surgical procedure procedures.
The “Faculty Dropout” artist dated former MTV assistant and aspiring actress Brooke Crittendon throughout his temporary break up from Phifer. She accompanied the rapper and his mom to the 2006 Grammys in February, however the pair break up by June.
Following his damaged engagement to Phifer, West started relationship Philadelphia stripper-turned-model Amber Rose. Their 2008-2010 relationship was closely coated by the press, as was their break up.
Rose has since claimed that she and the Yeezy designer break up attributable to West’s curiosity in Kim Kardashian, happening to name Kardashian a “homewrecker” in 2012.
Extra lately, Rose slammed the concept that she “soaked up” any optimistic affect from her well-known ex, claiming she felt “bullied” by him.
Mannequin Selita Ebanks briefly dated the musician in 2010, strolling a number of pink carpets with the Grammy winner. She additionally starred in his 2010 music video for “Runaway.”
Whereas Kanye initially met spouse Kim in 2003, they selected to stay simply pals whereas relationship different folks for a number of years. Following West’s break up from Rose and Kardashian’s break up from NFL star Reggie Bush, the pair dated quietly till going public with their relationship in 2012.
Quickly after the beginning of eldest daughter North, West proposed to the brand new mother in October 2013, getting down on one knee at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco.
The couple wed on Could 24, 2014, in Florence, Italy.
Sadly, the couple simply couldn’t beat the Kardashian curse, with Kim submitting for divorce in February 2021. Along with North, the exes share youngsters Saint, Chicago and Psalm.
Including one other mannequin to his relationship historical past, West obtained along with Irina Shayk following his break up from Kardashian, sources confirmed to Web page Six.
“Kanye and Irina are seeing one another. It’s informal for the time being, however they’re into one another,” one insider shared. “It’s been happening for a number of weeks now.”
The couple have an expert historical past: Shayk appeared within the rapper’s 2010 music video for “Energy” and walked in his Paris Style Week present two years later. West additionally gave the mannequin a shout-out in his 2010 tune “Christian Dior Denim Movement.”