Teyana Taylor & Iman Shumpert's Relationship Timeline

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Power couple Teyana Taylor & Iman Shumpert's relationship timeline: from a music video meet-cute to a secret wedding & growing family.

Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert are a multi-talented couple that can't be stopped. Although she is known for her R&B stylings and he is a beast in the paint, their reach goes far beyond the world's expectations. The couple has supported one another's endeavors since the beginning of their romance. They've shared intimate details of their growth, and social media is pouring over with highlights of their family. The two have been together for several years and have built a beautiful life together. Let's take a look at the relationship timeline of Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert.

How They Met

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA - DECEMBER 31: Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert attend their Black Tie Masquerade NYE Party on December 31, 2020 in Alpharetta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Teyana and Iman first met on the set of Kanye West's music video for "Fade" in 2016. Iman, a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers at the time, played Teyana's love interest in the video. The chemistry between the two was undeniable, and they quickly became close friends. The foundation of their relationship—which they talk about often—has always been trust, communication, and friendship. They haven't been shy about sharing their sexual passions, either.

Their Wedding

Teyana and Iman's love continued to blossom, and in 2015, they got engaged. The couple tied the knot on October 1, 2016, in a secret ceremony at their home in Cleveland. The wedding was intimate and romantic, with only a few close friends and family members in attendance. Teyana would detail how they exchanged their vows.

"I mean what made that so dope is because—we’ve never shared this—but we literally got married in our room in front of our bathroom here," she said. "Where Junie was born, so it was very special. That was definitely a major, major highlight of the year and one of the best things of my life."

Their Family

PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 22: (L-R) Teyana Taylor, Junie and Rue Rose, and Iman Shumpert attend the 2023 Sundance Film Festival "A Thousand And One" Premiere at The Ray Theatre on January 22, 2023 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Focus Features)

Teyana and Iman welcomed their first child, a daughter named Junie, in December 2015, just a few months before they got engaged. Junie has become a star in her own right, with Teyana often sharing photos and videos of her on social media. In 2020, Teyana and Iman announced they were expecting their second child. On September 6, 2020, Teyana gave birth to their second daughter, Rue Rose Shumpert. The couple shared the news on Instagram, with Teyana writing, "We love you Rue, welcome baby girl @babyruerose."

Navigating a marriage in hip hop can be daunting. Shumpert revealed what keeps him and Teyana grounded. "Communication. We communicate on a day-to-day basis," he said. "And just know what’s going on with each other so much that [between] the things that we’re supposed to do as far as our job goes and as far as just checking in, there’s no real room for the nonsense."

Where They Are Now

Teyana and Iman's relationship continues to thrive, both personally and professionally. They have collaborated on music together, with Iman rapping on Teyana's track "How You Want It?" and Teyana featuring on Iman's song "Love Her." In 2020, Teyana released her third studio album, The Album, which features collaborations with several artists, including Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill. The album received critical acclaim and was a commercial success.

Iman has also been busy pursuing his music career, releasing his EP Substance Abuse in 2020. In addition to their music careers, Teyana and Iman slao had their television show, Teyana & Iman, which premiered in 2018. The show follows the couple as they navigate their careers and family life.


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