Stars Looking for Love on Dating App, Raya
Celebrities Who Admitted to Using the Raya Dating App
Dating apps have become the new normal in today's day and age. This is because it seems almost more convenient to find love online than in real life. Everyday new love emerges from these apps, with people being able to meet and socialize with people they would’ve never met in real life. But how do celebrities find love online? Yes, they engage in Instagram DMs now and then, but they use online dating apps just like anyone else.
Celebrities use a dating app called Raya. This dating app was designed exclusively for people in the media industry for a chance to find love. It has the same use as Tinder. The app showcases celebrity profiles and allows users to swipe left or right to match with a potential date. Since the release of this app, several celebrities have put it to use.
Are you wondering which celebrities have given the dating app a try? If so, here is a list of a few celebrities who tried to score a date on the dating app.
Singer Demi Lovato is no stranger to using the dating app Raya, as it was something she would flock to when she was single. The singer talked about being on Raya in her Youtube documentary, Simply Complicated. She used the app after her breakup from her ex-boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama.
Actor Channing Tatum was spotted on the exclusive dating app in 2019, following his split from Jessie J. At the time, a source told E! News, “He's been on Raya for a few weeks… He wants to have fun again and he doesn't care if he meets someone online, a set up or just walking down the street.” The actor even stated on his profile that he was a former stripper.
In 2019, Ben Affleck’s Raya profile was exposed by Page Six.
Actress Kiernan Shipka told the New York Times in an interview that she was single and is on Raya. “Oh I love my Raya,” the actress said of the app. She’s even gone on a few dates with people from the app.
Even though Joe Jonas is a married man now, he did engage in the use of Raya before meeting his wife Sophie Turner, according to Page Six.
Actress-turned-talk-show host has had her fair share of experiences on the dating app Raya. In September 2020, during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Barrymore revealed that she was stood up at a restaurant by a date.
According to an US Weekly, a source told them that Chet Hanks, son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, was on Raya.
According to Cosmopolitan, actress Lucy Hale used a “so-VIP-it-can't-be-named app,” which led many to suspect she was talking about Raya.
In 2018, Noah Centineo told Entertainment Tonight that he was on Raya. "I used Raya for a little while, but I deactivated it,” he shared about the app. “It's just, for me, I'd rather meet people doing things that I enjoy doing, because then we already have similarities between us."
In 2019, during an appearance on Busy Philipps talk show, Busy Tonight, Lizzo revealed that she was using Raya. "I tried to match with John Mayer — it didn't work,” she said.
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