As a successful actor (and songwriter), Joe Alwyn has captured many hearts and, oh once, Taylor Swift’s too. Well, we wouldn’t have gotten our favorite songs, “Lover,” Call It What You Want,” “Gorgeous,” “End Game,” “Delicate,” “King of My Heart,” and so many more if these hearts didn’t meet.
But looks like the ‘Lover’ era is now over!
— Taylor Swift News (@TSwiftNZ) October 20, 2017
Joe and Taylor made headlines for their private romance of almost six years. But what made them top the headlines was the news of their split in April 2023.
The actor may not have the same status and fame as her previous boyfriends, including the charming Harry Styles or the very famous Jonas Brother Joe, the one who broke up with her over a 27-second phone call (heartbreaking! No?), but he’s definitely earning his own keep!
Let’s find out his net worth and its comparison to that of his girlfriend.
Who is Joe Alwyn?
Joe Alwyn is a talented British actor and television personality who made headlines not only for his acting career but also for his private romance with the Grammy-winning artist Taylor Swift, which reportedly ended on April 2023.
Born on February 21, 1991, in Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK, Joe Alwyn hails from a family with a filmmaking background. He initially focused on sports during his education but later pursued acting. His breakthrough came with Ang Lee’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” (2016). He has then featured in movies like “Boy Erased,” “Mary Queen of Scots,” and “Harriet,” and appeared in TV series like “A Christmas Carol.
His Rise of Fame
The actor gained widespread recognition through his role in “Billy Lynn’s Longtime Halftime Walk,” a 2016 war drama film directed by Ang Lee and adapted from the famous Ben Fountain novel. Despite having a star-studded cast including Vin Diesel, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker, Garrett Hedlund, and Kristen Stewart, the film couldn’t do very well at the box office, garnering negative reviews. However, Alywn’s performance received massive praise from fans and critics, solidifying his reputation as a talented actor.
Joe Alwyn’s Relationship with Taylor Swift
There were rumors that the ex-couple crossed paths at the 2016 Met Gala; that’s where and when their relationship began. In these six years, both have constantly been a part of each other, from him attending her concerts to her making appearances at his movie screenings. However, the fan-favorite couple has decided to part ways. The breakup, as reported by ET, was not marked by drama; rather, the relationship had naturally reached its conclusion. This transition explains Alwyn’s absence from recent events and shows. The “Anti-Hero” singer and the actor reportedly ended their relationship a few weeks ago.
Joe Anwyn Net Worth
Joe has amassed a commendable net worth of around $4 million. With a pivotal part as the title character in Ang Lee’s 2016 war film “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” his career took a higher turn. With parts in movies like “The Favourite” and “Harriet,” he proceeded to expand his acting resume while working with renowned actors like Olivia Colman and Cynthia Erivo.
Apart from acting, Alwyn also tried his hand at songwriting. He collaborated with his then-girlfriend on several tracks for her albums, including “Folklore” and “Evermore.” His contributions to music have also earned him a Grammy Award. And may have also helped raise Joe Alwyn’s net worth!
That is because anyone who works with the Grammy-winning musician is bound to make some nice cash, including Tay’s ex-bf.
Joe Alwyn Wrote Songs With Taylor Swift
Joe’s talents even extended beyond acting, as revealed in the Disney+ documentary “Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions. Surprisingly, Taylor Swift acknowledged Alwyn as one of her co-writers for the album “Folklore.” Alwyn, known for his piano skills, contributed to tracks like “Exile” and “Betty” under the pseudonym William Bowery. Additionally, he co-produced songs like “August,” “Sweet Nothing,” and “Illicit Affairs.”
Taylor Swift wrote ‘Midnights’ track “Sweet Nothing” with boyfriend Joe Alwyn. pic.twitter.com/fDeUWQW8co
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) October 18, 2022