Kanye West’s Dating History From Kim Kardashian To Chaney Jones
11 October 2022, 17:21
Kanye West dated a fair few famous faces before marrying his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian.
After having four children Kim and Kanye decided to split, with Kim revealing she was putting herself and her happiness first after the rapper spent much of his time away from the family's LA home in Wyoming.
The parents of North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm were together for so long that people often forget the Yeezy star was linked to a number of famous faces before his relationship with now-billionaire Kim blossomed.
So, who has Kanye West dated and who are his ex-girlfriends?
Here’s everything you need to know…
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Kanye West and Juliana Nalü
Ye and Juliana were spotted on two dates at the start of October, with their second at the cinema to see Triangle of Sadness in Hollywood.
They were pictured arm in arm leaving the venue.
Juliana is a 24-year-old model from Brazil who's shown no signs of their relationship on Instagram with her 552k-strong following, apart from sporting a pair of those Yeezy sunglasses for a selfie.
Kanye West and Chaney Jones
Just a few weeks after his split from Julia, it emerged that Kanye was dating model Chaney Jones, who looks the spitting image of ex Kim Kardashian.
They went Instagram official just a few days after they were pictured together, but never directly commented on their relationship.
Their fling lasted just a few weeks before they went their separate ways.
Kanye West and Julia Fox
Ye and Uncut Gems actress Julia Fox had a whirlwind romance, dating after meeting on New Year's Eve in 2021 and staying together until the end of February.
In the short time they were together they had a joint photo shoot for Interview Magazine – where Julia also documented their first date, – flew to Paris for men's Fashion Week, and celebrated Julia's birthday, where Ye gifted his girlfriend and her BFF Birkin bags.
However, by the middle of February, as Kanye shared statements on Instagram accusing ex Kim of letting North have TikTok 'against his will' and also begged for her to 'reunite their family', he and Julia had split.
Kanye West and Vinetria
Kanye sparked dating rumours with 22-year-old model Vinetria at the end of 2021 after they attended their first public event together at his Donda Academy’s debut basketball game in Minneapolis.
The pair were spotted courtside together, while an insider told PageSix that the pair had been seeing each other 'for a while now'.
The news came days after it was revealed Kim had started dating Pete Davidson, but Kanye's romance soon fizzled out while Kim is still dating Pete at the time of writing.
Kanye West and Irina Shayk
Just weeks after it was announced that Kim had filed for divorce, Kanye west spotted jetting off with model and long-term friend Irina Shayk.
Multiple reports claimed the pair were dating, but they enjoyed a brief romance after rumours circulated that they had gone their separate ways in August, with an insider claiming it was 'never a serious' relationship.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Kim and Kanye first met through mutual friends way back in 2003, when she was dating rapper Ray J.
They remained close friends throughout their respective high-profile relationships and ended up turning their friendship romantic in 2011.
Kanye West and Chanel Iman
The ‘Monster’ rapper was linked to Victoria’s Secret model Chanel Iman in 2010, however, they never confirmed their romance.
She told US Magazine at the time: “Rumors are rumors. Kanye's a great artist. He's very talented. I’ve always loved his music. He's an incredible performer."
Kanye West and Selita Ebanks
Kanye was linked to another model in 2010 - Selita Ebanks.
She starred in his short film Runaway, but later denied they were a couple.
Kanye West and Melody Thornton
Kanye West was linked to Pussycat Dolls singer Melody Thornton back in 2010 after they were spotted attending a number of events together.
Kanye West and Amber Rose
One of Kanye’s most high-profile relationships was with model and TV personality, Amber Rose.
They dated from 2008 to 2010, with Amber even making an appearance in his ‘Flashing Lights’ music video, and him referencing her in a number of his song lyrics.
In an interview with the No Jumper podcast last year, she claimed that her superstar ex had bullied her “for years” and made nasty comments, referencing the nasty jab he took at her in 2015, where he claimed he needed “30 showers” after being intimate with her.
Responding to the comments, she said: "I don’t know if he says things to make his wife [Kim] more comfortable, but to slut-shame me and say you needed 30 showers, like, bro, you took me around the world. Since when do you need 30 showers?”
Amber went on to marry her now-ex and father of her first child, rapper Wiz Khalifa, with the pair remaining good friends while they co-parent their son, Sebastian.
Kanye West and Alexis Phifer
Fashion designer Alexis and Kanye first dated in 2002 before his career took off.
They were together on and off for roughly six years, before getting engaged in 2006.
Kanye and Alexis called off their engagement 18 months later, with the stylist insisting in interviews since that they remain friends and that she “wishes him the best”.
Kanye West and Sessilee Lopez
Following his relationship with Alexis, the ‘Stronger’ rapper began dating model Sessilee Lopez.
They were rumoured to be an item for a short period of time.
Kanye West and Brooke Crittendon
Kanye and Brooke Crittendon dated in 2005, in-between his break from Alexis.
They met backstage at a gig and went on to date for a while, even attending award shows together.