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'Love Revolution': An Inside Look at Lenny Kravitz's Complicated Love Life

Lenny Kravitz was one of the biggest playboys in Hollywood. While the rock star has changed his ways, his dating history will always be envied.


Jun. 24 2024, Published 4:00 p.m. ET

During his heyday, Lenny Kravitz was one of the most sought-after men in the music business. However, the 60-year-old singer has since retired from his playboy ways and is now practicing celibacy.

He made the shocking confession during an interview with The Guardian, revealing that he has been celibate for nearly a decade.

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The “Fly Away” singer admitted that he was a “player” after his marriage to Lisa Bonet, but he didn't enjoy the lifestyle. “I didn’t like it,” Lenny said. “I didn’t want to be that guy. So I had to tackle that, and it took years.”

Lenny’s dating history remains a topic of interest for fans and the media, as some are surprised by his sudden lifestyle change. Here's a look at the notable relationships that have marked the rock star’s romantic journey.

Lisa Bonet

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Actress Lisa Bonet (L) and musician Lenny Kravitz attend the Saint Laurent show.

Lenny Kravitz's most well-known relationship was with actress Lisa Bonet. The couple met in the mid-1980s and quickly became one of Hollywood's most admired duos.

They married in 1987 and welcomed their daughter, Zoë Kravitz, in 1988. Despite their eventual separation in 1993, Lenny and The Cosby Show actress have maintained a close and supportive friendship.

“I was married to the most beautiful woman on the planet, incredible inside and out,” he told People in February 2024.

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Vanessa Paradis

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Lenny Kravitz and Vanessa Paradis in 1995.

After his separation from Lisa, Lenny was linked to French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis. Their relationship, though brief, was significant, as Lenny produced Vanessa's self-titled English-language album in 1992.

According to InStyle, their romance ended after five years together.

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Natalie Imbruglia

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Natalie Imbruglia, Capital Radio Party In The Park, Fundraising Concert.

Lenny dated "Torn" singer Natalie Imbruglia in the late 1990s after his split from Vanessa. Details about their romance are scarce, as Lenny has never publicly confirmed the relationship.

However, Natalie mentioned it briefly in an interview with Red Magazine, saying, "He wouldn't have known me if it wasn't for the song." Despite Lenny being a fan of Natalie’s 1997 hit, their relationship was short-lived, ending after a year.

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Nicole Kidman

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Lenny Kravitz and actress Nicole Kidman reunite backstage.

One of the more surprising names in Lenny’s dating history is Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman — the pair dated in the early 2000s, keeping their relationship relatively low-key.

Nicole later revealed in an interview that they were briefly engaged. “I knew Zoë because I was engaged to her father,” Nicole told The Edit during a press stop for Big Little Lies (via People). Despite not making it to the altar, they have remained friends over the years.

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Adriana Lima

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Lenny Kravitz (R), magician David Blaine (L) Brazilian Victoria Secret's model Adriana Lima (C).

Lenny was also romantically linked to Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima. They dated from 2001 to 2003 and were frequently seen together at high-profile events.

However, like many of Lenny's relationships, it eventually ended, with both parties moving on to other romantic conquests.

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Barbara Fialho

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Barbara Fialho walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Lenny’s relationship with Brazilian model Barbara Fialho was his last public romance. The couple began dating in 2017 and seemed to be destined for a life together.

However, their relationship quickly fizzled out, and they parted ways in 2018, according to OK! Magazine.

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