Taylor Swift is one of the most popular names in pop culture. The media always have their eyes on her; so is Swift’s star-studded group of friends.
One of Swift’s oldest friends is Selena Gomez, who needs no introduction. The two met in 2008 while Gomez was dating Nick Jonas and Swift was dating Joe Jonas. Although their relationship with the Jonas Brothers didn’t last, their friendship certainly did.
Whether it’s a girls’ night out or a late-night gossip session, the two pop stars are always spotted together. Last month, Gomez and Swift hung out at the Golden Globes and were seen dishing out some hot gossip. Many observers would have liked to be seated at their table.
Gigi Hadid is another star who has been friends with Swift for almost a decade. The two were photographed together for the first time at Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2014, and it didn’t take long for them to become close friends.
Shortly after, Hadid was in Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video alongside other big names such as Gomez, Zendaya, Ellen Pompeo and Hayley Williams. Many of the music video’s cast members remain Swift’s best friends.
Hadid is still close to Swift today. Last summer, she attended Swift’s concert in Santa Clara, California, and was recently spotted having dinner with the rest of the crew. She even referenced the “era” she was in at the 2023 MET Gala.
Another longtime friend of Swift’s is red carpet queen Blake Lively. The two first met in 2015 at the Warner Bros. theme park. Movie World in Queensland, Australia. Swift has since featured Lively’s children on some of her albums.
In “Gorgeous”, Lively’s eldest son, James, appears during the song’s opening. Then on the “Folklore” album, James, Inez and Betty all feature in the songs. Swift created characters using the children’s names, showing how close the two are.
Jack Antonoff has played an important role in Swift’s life in recent years, collaborating with her on some of her most popular projects. As of 2022, Antinoff has credits in 56 of Swift’s songs. However, Swift and Antonoff’s relationship goes beyond producing partners.
Swift and Antonoff have had many iconic moments together. One of their most iconic moments was when they wrote “Getaway Car.” After the song’s release, a video of the duo creating the “Getaway Car” bridge went viral.
During the Grammys, Swift and Antonoff were captured in numerous photos together. They looked like two best friends celebrating all their successes together. Antonoff posted lots of fun photos from the Grammys party on his Instagram, and Swift was featured in a few.
With Swift’s recent romance with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, she’s also become friends with other NFL wives. Recently, Swift has been spending a lot of time with Brittany Mahomes.
Mahomes and Swift are constantly pictured on Mahomes’ Instagram celebrating the Chiefs’ victory in matching or similar outfits. During a Chiefs game, the two initiated a new handshake when their team gets a touchdown.
Swift began dating Keleigh Sperry more often in 2021 after Sperry and her husband, Miles Teller, starred in Swift’s “I Bet You Think About Me” music video. Before that, Sperry attended a few Swift concerts, including “The 1989 World Tour” and “The Reputation Stadium Tour.”
Sperry celebrated Swift’s birthday with her in December and gave her a blue and white ring. Since then, Swift has brought Sperry as her companion to the Golden Globes, and the two seem to have had a great night.
Swift has grown closer to Lana Del Rey over the past few months. Del Rey was featured on Swift’s album “Midnights” in the song “Snow On the Beach.” When listeners said they didn’t think Del Rey featured enough in the song, Swift added “Snow On the Beach (feat. more Lana Del Rey)” on “Midnights (Til Dawn Edition)”.
Most recently, Swift was criticized when she brought Del Rey on stage during her Grammy acceptance. Fans thought Swift should have left Del Rey at the table, as she was up for the same award for her album “Did You Know There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Boulevard.” However, Del Rey came forward in a comment on Instagram.
“I literally didn’t feel any negative emotions at any point during this awards show,” Del Rey said. “It was pure laughter and laughter.”
It will be exciting to watch Swift’s team grow over the next few years, as her popularity only continues to grow among fans and fellow celebrities.