Who Are the Real-Life Guys Dating the ‘Girls’?

February 18, 2014 By:
Who Are the Real-Life Guys Dating the ‘Girls’?
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For two and a half seasons we’ve been following Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna as they navigate the uncharted terrain of love and life in New York City.

But as for the actresses who portray them each and every week, they’re doing just fine. Move over, Adam, Ray, and an invisible Charlie, let’s quickly get to know other real-life halves of the "Girls."

 

Meet Jack Antonoff.

 

He’s dating Lena Dunham.

He’s 29 years old and the lead guitarist of fun. He’s also co-written the songs “Brave” with Sara Bareilles and “Sweeter Than Fiction” with Taylor Swift. Jack and Lena were first introduced by way of Jack’s sister, who’s an acquaintance of Lena’s.

 

Meet Ricky Van Veen.

 

He’s dating Allison Williams.

He’s mysteriously either 32 or 33 years old and the co-founder of the CollegeHumor website. Ricky and Allison met while she was filming the pilot for "Girls." He’s close friends with John Mayer and the couple often go on double dates with the singer and Katy Perry.

 

Meet Michael Mosberg.

 

He’s married to Jemima Kirke.

He’s a lawyer. He first met Jemima in a doctor’s office when she had bronchitis. Together they have two children, daughter Rafella Israel and son Memphis Kirke. They live in Brooklyn and East Hampton.

 

Meet Evan Jonigkeit.

 

He’s dating Zosia Mamet.

He’s an actor, a rising star on Broadway. He plays the young version of Toad in X-Men: Days of Future Past. He and Zosia just bought a pink three-story building in Bushwick together for $1 million.