Like Swift, he maintains a relatively private and mysterious public persona, giving few interviews. He's an actor who got his big break with 's "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" and has a growing career as a model.
Taylor Swift's current boyfriend and likely muse is Joe Alwyn, an actor and model. The two have been dating since at least fall of , shortly after Swift broke up with her previous boyfriend , Tom Hiddleston, but the precise timing is still uncertain.
Like Swift, Alwyn is in tight control of his media persona. He's given hardly any interviews in the past year and remains a relatively obscure — and promising — actor. So what do we know about Joe Alwyn? Here are seven key things to understand about him. He went on to have a role on "The Sense of an Ending," released in to good reviews. He's set to have small roles in four more movies this year. Alwyn lives a low-key life.
Until late last year, he was living at home with his parents. Swift reportedly went on dates with him while wearing a wig to protect their privacy. His parents taught him to love movies. Alwyn's father is a documentary filmmaker who made films in "crisis zones," as Alwyn described. His mother is a psychotherapist. Both of them introduced him to the world of movies and theater.
Advertisement "I've always grown up with [my father] showing me films and I've always loved going to the cinema," Alwyn told People. Some songs in "Reputation" might be about him. Because Swift is dating Alwyn right now, her fans have peered into the lyrics of her songs from her last album, "Reputation" to figure out whether they're about him. Advertisement And for "Call It What You Want," it's also possible that the song is about their relationship , but the precise meanings are still obscure.
In an October interview, Sheeran, one of Swift's longtime friends and artistic collaborators, said Alwyn was a good guy. Really, really friendly, really good dude," Sheeran said. It's normal, and no one really knows about it right now.
Advertisement "They just work out, watch movies together and invite friends over," Sheeran said. They are still taking it slow. Prada made him the face of its spring and summer menswear collection. The actor modeled for the fashion brand's menswear line. He did a modeling photo shoot with Gigi Hadid.
Alwyn's Prada campaign isn't his first modeling gig. Some Swift fans theorize that the couple met through the Hadid connection.