Inside Tom Brady and Former Girlfriend Irina Shayk's Short Relationship Timeline

This buzzy love story began at a wedding in Italy this summer.
Tom Brady and new girlfriend Irina Shayk
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Sarah Hanlon
Entertainment & Celebrity Editor
  • Sarah is the Entertainment & Celebrity Editor for The Knot, with special focuses on pop culture and celebrity wedding news.
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Updated Oct 24, 2023

Who is Tom Brady's new girlfriend? Off the retired NFL star's headline-making divorce from Gisele Bündchen in 2022, fans can't help but wonder what his dating life looks like now. As a quick refresh, Tom Brady, 46, previously dated actress Bridget Moynihan from 2004 and 2006, and together they share son Jack. He went on to marry Bündchen, a Brazilian supermodel, and they had two more children: Benjamin and Vivian. Last fall, Tom and Gisele officially ended their relationship after 13 years of marriage and 16 total years together.

According to insiders, Tom Brady moved on with Irina Shayk. (If you're well-versed in Hollywood relationships, you'll probably recall that the 37-year-old Victoria's Secret angel and Sports Illustrated model previously dated actor Bradley Cooper for four years.) But following recent reports, it appears that Tom Brady and his new girlfriend have broken up. Here, we explain everything to know about Tom Brady and Irina Shayk's short relationship timeline, including when they met and where they stand today.

  • Insiders say that Tom Brady and Irina Shayk began dating in the summer of 2023 after they hit it off at a friend's wedding in Italy.
  • Although neither officially confirmed the rumors, Irina Shayk and Tom Brady were photographed globe-hopping the world together, spending time in Los Angeles and London.
  • In October, an insider told People that Tom Brady and girlfriend Irina Shayk's relationship "fizzled," but that there was "no drama."

Who is Tom Brady's New Girlfriend?

There's a good chance you're already familiar with Tom Brady's former girlfriend, Irina Shayk. The Russian-born model graced the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, which catapulted her career into the spotlight. She's walked the runway for countless high fashion brands, from Oscar de la Renta to Vivienne Westwood and Ralph Lauren, and she made headlines when she was featured in the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show while six months pregnant. In 2022, named Shayk one of the "New Supers," a nod to the new era of supermodels.

Most notably, Irina Shayk previously dated actor Bradley Cooper from 2015 to 2019. Together, they share one child, daughter Lea, who was born in 2017. Before her romance with Cooper, Shayk was linked to Linkin Park drummer Rob Bourdon and soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tom Brady and Irina Shayk's Relationship Timeline

Although they weren't together for very long, Irina Shayk and Tom Brady made plenty of headlines throughout their short courtship. Here, we break down the couple's complete relationship timeline, from June 2023 to October 2023.

June 2023: Irina Shayk and Tom Brady Meet at a Wedding

Tom Brady met his new girlfriend at a mutual friend's wedding in Sardinia, Italy, in June 2023. The two hit it off, with a source telling People there was a "spark." That insider also revealed that the former New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback invited her to "fly out and meet up in Los Angeles." (Spoiler alert: They were indeed caught looking ~extra friendly~ by paparazzi that weekend.) "They spent the night Friday and Saturday at a house" where Brady was staying, the source added.

July 2023: Sources Say Tom Brady and Irina Shayk Are Dating

The following month, various outlets shared conflicting reports about the seriousness of Tom Brady and Irina Shayk's new relationship. Per Entertainment Tonight, a source said "the two have been talking for about a month and have enjoyed their time together, but it's not too serious."

But according to the Daily Mail, Tom Brady sees his new girlfriend as a long-term partner. "Tom is really ecstatic that this is happening, he feels that they totally get each other, and he really finds her extremely interesting, entrepreneurial, and has a clever sense of humor that really appeals to everything he is all about," the source told the outlet. "She is not just a fling; he really wants to make this work."

That anonymous insider also added that Tom's recent divorce now impacts the way he views relationships. "He always told himself after his divorce that he would only get involved with someone that a future could be made, someone he could eventually introduce to his kids," they added. "He really thinks very highly of her and where this relationship could go. He has zero worry with her, they seem to get each other and get along quite well."

August 2023: Tom Brady and Girlfriend Irina Shayk Are Spotted at the Same London Hotel

On August 13, both Tom Brady and Irina Shayk were photographed leaving the same London Hotel—the five-star Twenty Two hotel in the city's upscale Mayfair district—just minutes apart. A few days later, an inside gave People more insight about how things were going for the couple. "[She's] impressed with Tom," the insider revealed. "He is her dream guy. She loves dating him. They work around their schedules and meet up wherever they can. Irina doesn't mind traveling to see him. She is very excited about their relationship."

Sources also insist the two are still going strong, even after Shayk was seen vacationing with her ex Bradley Cooper that same month. "Irina and Tom are still dating. Both of them are busy with families and their careers, but they enjoy each other's company," an insider told Us Weekly, while adding that Shayk and Cooper are strictly friendly co-parents. "Irina thinks Tom is a sweet, standup guy, and Tom feels at ease with Irina."

October 2023: Tom Brady and Girlfriend Irina Shayk Break Up

After a steamy summer romance, Tom Brady and his girlfriend Irina Shayk went their separate ways in October 2023. TMZ was the first to report the news, with a source telling the outlet, "Irina was very attracted to Tom. She liked dating him. It excited her. They had fun traveling to see each other. In the end, it kind of just fizzled." The insider continued, "They both keep having obligations, and it was getting more difficult to be in the same city at the same time. Irina has nothing but great things to say about Tom." Another person close to the couple told People Magazine that "there's no drama" between the former flames.

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