Kanye West’s ex-girlfriends and dating history

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.

But Kardashian and Shayk are removed from Yeezy’s first high-profile companions. Check out a timeline of West’s dating history under.

Sumeke Rainey

Kanye West in 2003.
West was nonetheless dating highschool sweetheart Sumeke Rainey when he first entered present enterprise.

West’s high-school sweetheart Sumeke Rainey was by the rapper’s facet throughout his music trade come-up.

On his 2004 music “Never 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.

Alexis Phifer

Kanye West and Alexis Phifer in 2007.
Kanye West and Alexis Phifer dated on-and-off from 2002 to 2008.
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West started dating 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 complications following a number of beauty surgical procedure procedures.

Brooke Crittendon

Kanye West and Brooke Crittendon in 2006.
West dated Brooke Crittendon briefly throughout his year-long break up from Alexis Phifer.
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The “College 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.

Amber Rose

Kanye West and Model Amber Rose in 2009.
Much of West’s most critically-acclaimed album, ‘My Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ was impressed by his relationship with Amber Rose.

Following his damaged engagement to Phifer, West started dating Philadelphia stripper-turned-model, Amber Rose. Their 2008-2010 relationship was closely lined by the press, as was their split.

Rose has since claimed that she and the Yeezy designer break up on account of West’s interest in Kim Kardashian, happening to call Kardashian a “homewrecker” in 2012.

More lately, Rose slammed the concept that she “soaked up” any optimistic affect from her well-known ex, claiming she felt “bullied” by him.

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks and Kanye West, Sept. 2010
Selita Ebanks briefly dated West throughout late 2010.
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Model Selita Ebanks briefly dated the musician in 2010, strolling a number of purple carpets with the Grammy winner. She additionally starred in his 2010 music video for “Runaway.”

Kim Kardashian

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian in 2020.
Kanye and Kim married in 2014 and share 4 youngsters.

While Kanye initially met spouse Kim in 2003, they selected to stay simply buddies whereas dating 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.

Soon after the birth 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 May 24, 2014, in Florence, Italy. 

Unfortunately, the couple simply couldn’t beat the Kardashian curse, with Kim submitting for divorce in February 2021. In addition to North, the exes share youngsters Saint, Chicago, and Psalm.

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk in New York City, June 2021.
West has seemingly moved on to a different A-lister, mannequin Irina Shayk.
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Adding one other mannequin to his dating history, West got together with Irina Shayk following his split from Kardashian, sources confirmed to PageSix.

“Kanye and Irina are seeing each other. It’s casual at the moment, but they are into each other,” one insider shared. “It’s been going on for a few weeks now.”

The couple have an expert history: Shayk appeared within the rapper’s 2010 music video for “Power” and walked in his Paris Fashion Week present two years later. West additionally shouted out the mannequin in his 2010 music “Christian Dior Denim Flow.”.

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