From Single 'Girls' Star to Married Woman! Lena Dunham’s Relationship History From Luis Felber to Jack Antonoff

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In her HBO series Girls, Lena Dunham’s Hannah Horvath had her share of dating woes. However, the writer/director/actress herself has also seen her fair share of relationship drama. In a case of life imitating art, we find ourselves very curious about Lena Dunham’s relationship history.

Dunham has had high-profile relationships with musicians that have had tongues wagging. She’s also settled down as she’s entered her 30s, graduating from girl to woman. It’s been quite the wild ride to see the star mature over the years off camera!

Here is all you need to know about Lena Dunham’s relationship history!

Who is Lena Dunham’s husband?

Lena Dunham’s husband is Luis Felber, aka Luis Delfin Attawalpa Saul Felber. He is a British-Peruvian musician who as a solo artist creates music under the name Attawalpa. Felber has collaborated with music greats like Mick Jagger, creating a song together that was featured on Jagger’s series Vinyl in 2016. His latest album, Patterns, was released last year in 2021.

Lena Dunham and Luis Felber attend the "Zola" special screening at Picturehouse Central on Aug. 01, 2021, in London.<p><a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/1331818771" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:John Phillips/Getty Images" class="link ">John Phillips/Getty Images</a></p>
Lena Dunham and Luis Felber attend the "Zola" special screening at Picturehouse Central on Aug. 01, 2021, in London.

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Is Lena Dunham married?

Lena Dunham is married to musician Luis Felber. The two have been married since September 2021 and made their red carpet debut together in August of the same year at a premiere for the movie Zola. The pair reportedly started dating in January 2021 after being set up on a blind date.

Dunham dished on Twitter about her then-boyfriend in June 2021. “When I feel sick, my boyfriend makes delicious pasta & rewatches as much BoJack as I want, walks the dog and makes up songs about her face. In January, all I tweeted about was how men are basically refried beans in human form. What I’m saying is, don’t quit before the miracle, kids.”

Is Lena Dunham still married?

It would appear Lena Dunham and Luis Felber are still married as of this writing, as no news of a potential breakup has come out since the two tied the knot in September 2021. Felber opened up to the New York Times at the time, calling Dunham his “soulmate.”

​​"I think when you know, you know. I've only been alive for 35 years in this lifetime, and I think it's another archaic thing for guys to hide their feelings. I'm way more into the flow of getting to know the person. And I think Lena's the same. And I think—I'm going to sound cheesy—but when you find your soulmate, you just know."

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Who has Lena Dunham been married to?

Lena Dunham married Luis Felber in September 2021. He is her first husband. This appears to be the first marriage for them both.

Is Lena Dunham in a relationship?

Not only is Lena Dunham in a relationship, but she has also been married since September 2021! Lena Dunham is married to musician Luis Felber. They have been together since January 2021 after being set up on a blind date.

What has happened to Lena Dunham?

Since Girls went off the air in the spring of 2017, fans have noticed that Dunham has not appeared in very many projects. However, that does not mean the millennial voice has stopped working. She has a role in 2017 in American Horror Story, appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019, started a podcast called The C-Word in 2019, and has a movie she wrote, directed, produced, and acted in, Sharp Stick, released in 2022.

Dunham has had several obstacles in her personal life that have impacted her ability to work. She has been very public about her struggles with endometriosis, a disorder that affects 1 in 10 women worldwide that receives very little attention but can be disabling. Her endometriosis caused her to undergo a hysterectomy. She also revealed in 2019 that she suffers from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, another disabling disorder. In addition, she also has another painful chronic condition, fibromyalgia.

Dunham also battled substance abuse problems, for which she entered rehab in 2018. She has battled mental health issues for a long time, having been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder as a child.

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How long did Lena Dunham date her husband?

It has been reported that Lena Dunham and Luis Felber began dating in January 2021 after meeting on a blind date. That means the two dated for around nine months or so before getting married in September 2021. That means the two have been together for around one and a half years as of this writing.

Dunham confirmed her relationship in an interview in the New York Times in April of 2021, saying "It's been a few months. I feel really lucky." She also referred to Felber as "the greatest person I've ever met."

How long did Lena Dunham date Jack Antonoff?

Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff, the lead guitarist of the band fun. and founder and frontman of Bleachers, for over five years. The pair was together from 2012 until the end of 2017. According to Dunham, the pair met when she was 25 and fell madly in love. They were set up on a blind date by Antonoff’s sister Rachel and comedian Mike Birbiglia. The split was apparently amicable, but Dunham did admit to going through a rough time afterwards. She even talked about a failed engagement to a mystery suitor that took place during the two years that followed.

“I’d just had a hysterectomy, I’d broken up with my boyfriend, I was in the process of breaking up with my business partner — I had no business buying a pair of shoes, [let alone] getting engaged. Then I just went, ‘You know what? I’ve been dating since I was 15 years old. I’m allowed to take a break.'”

Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff attend the New York premiere of the sixth and final season of "Girls" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Feb. 2, 2017.<p><a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/633658910" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Jim Spellman/Getty Images" class="link ">Jim Spellman/Getty Images</a></p>
Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff attend the New York premiere of the sixth and final season of "Girls" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Feb. 2, 2017.

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Are Lena and Jack friends?

As recently as January 2020, Lena Dunham has said that she and ex Jack Antonoff are friends. “I love him so much. He is a dear, dear friend of mine. Has it been easy every second? No, it’s not easy to divide life with someone. There are definitely moments where I was catty, rude or sassy, but he has been beautifully accepting of those and I’ve been able to be accepting of his anger too. What’s really nice is we don’t try to pretend that we don’t have this history together, but we’re also willing to move forward.”

However, it is not known where the two exes currently stand after Dunham’s September 2021 marriage.

Were Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff engaged?


It would appear that Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff were never engaged during their over five-year relationship. However, Dunham did reveal she had a failed engagement that took place sometime during the two years after her and Antonoff's relationship ended. It is not known who Dunham’s ex-fiance is, however, as she has never confirmed the relationship.

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