Travis Kelce, the star tight end of the Kansas City Chiefs, is not married as of September 2023. However, he has had a few notable relationships and flings in the past and is currently the subject of some speculations and rumors about his love life. Here is a brief overview of Travis Kelce’s dating history and current relationship status.
Travis Kelce’s Dating History
Kayla Nicole (2017-2022)
Kelce dated Kayla Nicole, a sports broadcaster and model, for about five years. They met on Instagram, where Kelce followed her, liked her pictures, and watched her stories until she gave in. They made their relationship public in 2017 and attended several red-carpet events together. They also appeared on Kelce’s reality show “Catching Kelce”, where he dated 50 women from different states before choosing Nicole as his winner. However, they broke up in May 2022 for unknown reasons. Some reports claimed that Kelce cheated on Nicole or that he was too cheap to support her, but he denied those allegations on his podcast “New Heights” in July 2022.
Maya Benberry (2016)
Before Nicole, Kelce dated Maya Benberry, the contestant from Kentucky who won his reality show “Catching Kelce” in 2016. Kelce chose Benberry over 49 other women, despite having some doubts about her confidence and arrogance. They dated for a few months after the show but broke up by the end of 2016. Benberry accused Kelce of cheating on her with another woman on social media, but he never confirmed or denied the accusation.
Other Unofficial Flings
Kelce has also been linked to some other women in the past, but none of them were confirmed or official. For example, he was rumored to have a fling with actress Zuri Hall in 2020, after they were spotted together at a Super Bowl party. However, neither of them ever commented on their relationship status. He was also seen with model Camille Kostek, who is now dating Rob Gronkowski, at a charity event in 2019. However, they were just friends and nothing more.
Current Relationship Status
As of September 2023, Kelce has stated that he is single and not dating anyone. He said this in an interview with NFL+ host Andrew Siciliano on September 14, 2023. He also said that he was open to the idea of getting to know Taylor Swift, who he had been trying to impress since July 2021.
Speculations and Rumors
Kelce has been the center of attention lately because of his rumored relationship with Taylor Swift, the pop superstar who attended one of his games on September 24, 2023. Swift sat next to Kelce’s mother in his suite and cheered for him as he scored a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. After the game, Swift and Kelce left the stadium together and went to a rooftop bar where they looked “very affectionate” according to a source.
The rumors about Swift and Kelce started in July 2021, when Kelce attended Swift’s Eras Tour concert at Arrowhead Stadium. He brought a friendship bracelet with his phone number on it for Swift, but he was not able to give it to her because she did not meet anyone before or after the show. He later revealed his plan on his podcast “New Heights” and said that he was disappointed that Swift did not want to meet him.
However, it seems that Swift did want to meet him eventually, as she showed up at his game two months later. This sparked a lot of reactions from fans and celebrities alike. Some people supported their potential romance, while others joked about it or doubted it. For example, Chiefs coach Andy Reid claimed that he set them up and that he had met Swift’s family before. Patriots coach Bill Belichick also commented that Kelce had made “the biggest catch” of his career. Meanwhile, Swift’s fans started a hilarious trend on TikTok where they told their male partners that Swift put Kelce “on the map”.
Kelce addressed the rumors about Swift on his podcast “New Heights” on September 27, 2023. He said that he was enjoying life and that he had fun this weekend. He also joked that Reid might have been playing matchmaker for them and that Belichick reminded him that Swift was the best catch he ever had. He praised Swift for being brave enough to show up at his game and said that she was “pretty ballsy”.
However, he did not confirm or deny whether they were dating or not. He said that he was just hanging out with her and that things were still in the early stages. He also said that he was not sure what the future would hold for them, but that he was open to anything.