Did Tavi Gevinson and Ezra Koenig date? The Infinity Diaries connection explored

Eve Edwards February 24, 2021
Did Tavi Gevinson and Ezra Koenig date? The Infinity Diaries connection explored
Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

Did Tavi Gevinson and Ezra Koenig date? The Rookie founder turned actress has opened up on her previous relationships in an article for The Cut.

Gevinson rose to prominence aged 12 as a style blogger. She ran her own blog named Style Rookie. In September 2011, aged 15, Gevinson founded teen magazine Rookie. She was the magazine’s editor-in-chief until it ceased publication in November 2018.

Throughout the magazine’s seven-year run, Tavi Gevinson penned personal essays for her readers. One of these personal essays,  “The Infinity Diaries”, has linked Gevinson to Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig.

Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images

Tavi Gevinson on boyfriends

Tavi Gevinson has had one known relationship. In January 2018, Rookie published a book of collected writings. Gevinson’s piece was all about her then-boyfriend Sam.

All we know of Sam is that he worked for an educational non-profit. Gevinson describes Sam as “sane and funny and smart, and more supportive of every stupid thought I blurt out and everything I do than I could imagine any one person being.”

Did Tavi Gevinson and Ezra Koenig date?

In “The Infinity Diaries,” published 2016, Tavi details what she wore on her first date with who she only describes as “Man.”

Tavi describes the outfit she wore as: “A black-and-white striped turtleneck, a gray pleated skirt, white platforms, and this clear plastic pink purse.”

A picture of Tavi Gevinson and Ezra Koenig together shows Gevinson wearing the outfit she described in “The Infinity Diaries,” seemingly confirming the link between the two.


In “The Infinity Diaries,” the age gap between the pair is discussed. Tavi Gevinson is currently 24 years old and Ezra Koenig is 36. When Gevinson dated “Man,” she was 18 years old.

Tavi Gevinson also explains that “Man” attended an Ivy League college around 2006. Ezra Koenig attended Columbia University – in the Ivy League – and graduated in 2006. This further cements the link between “Man” and Koenig.

Ezra Koenig is currently in a relationship with actress Rashida Jones. The pair have a son together, who was born in 2018.

Have something to tell us about this article?
Let us know
Eve spends her days writing about everything culture-related. From celebrity news to music, film and television, Eve covers all bases. When she’s not writing you can find her making music or mastering the art of homemade pasta.