Who Is Lizzo’s Boyfriend? Get All the Details on Her Relationship History

We love Lizzo for her body-positive anthems like “2 Be Loved” and “Good as Hell.” And with so many catchy songs about romance, heartbreak and self-love, we couldn’t help but wonder about the singer’s actual love life.

Ever since she made her red-carpet debut with her partner, Myke Wright, we started digging for answers to some burning questions: When did their relationship begin? And are they IG official? Keep reading for more details on Lizzo’s boyfriend and her dating history.

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1. Who Is Lizzo’s Boyfriend, Myke Wright?

Given Lizzo’s multiple talents and incredible work ethic, it should come as no surprise that her partner in crime is also a Jack of all trades. Wright is a musician, comedian, designer and actor. According to his IMDB page, he appeared in titles like Doubting Thomas, How to Be a Grown Up and Breaking & Entering. Plus, he has performed on Comedy Central and starred in shows like Adam DeVine's House Party.

In addition, the entrepreneur founded an innovation company called Ümi, where he offers creative designs and concepts to improve "the quality of human life." Color us impressed.

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2. When Did They Start Dating?

TBH, it’s difficult to tell, since the two have been longtime friends and even worked together in the past. Fans began to suspect a romance back in 2016, when they co-hosted MTV’s Wonderland. However, it wasn’t until April 2022, during her ​​interview with Andy Cohen, that Lizzo announced that she was seeing someone.

The big news came shortly after the couple were spotted having dinner in L.A. for Valentine’s Day. Then in June, when she attended an official screening for her show ​​Watch Out For The Big Grrrls, she and Wright made their red carpet debut.

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3. Are They Instagram Official?

They sure are. The “Good as Hell” singer shared a few snaps from her FYC screening event, including a pic of the happy couple posing together, followed by another one of the them holding hands.

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4. Will She Bring Him to the Grammys?

Only time will tell. The 65th annual ceremony is on February 5, and Lizzo is nominated for five awards, including Album of the Year (Special), Best Pop Vocal Album (Special), Record of the Year (“About Damn Time”), Song of the Year (“About Damn Time”) and Best Pop Solo Performance (“About Damn Time”).

5. What Is Her Dating History?

Lizzo has remained pretty tight-lipped about her past relationships. However, she’s been incredibly open about flirting with celebrities and sliding into people’s DMs. Yup, she even confessed to Busy Philipps that she once DM'd Drake.

And after Chris Evans shared a video of a little girl dancing to Lizzo's “Juice,” she tweeted at him, “Wow marry me.” She later screenshotted the Twitter thread and shared it to her Instagram Story with the caption, “Shooters gon shoot.” You go, girl.

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6. Did She Really Date a Player from the Minnesota Vikings?

In her hit song "Truth Hurts," the singer references a “new man on the Minnesota Vikings” in the chorus. And fans quickly wondered if the lyrics were true. And if so, who is this mystery man?

During a May 2019 concert, Lizzo disclosed that the mystery boyfriend who inspired the song was from her hometown of Detroit. “Y'all want to know a secret?” she asked. “The person I wrote that song about is from Detroit.” But it doesn’t seem like anything serious came out of that relationship.

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