Everything You Need To Know About Bianca Censori, Kanye West’s Wife

The couple married just under a month after Kanye finalised his divorce from Kim Kardashian.

Controversial musician Kanye West and his wife, Bianca Censori, have been causing quite a stir.

While there was buzz when the couple first got together, it reached new heights in January 2023, with reports of West’s ‘wedding’ to Censori. This appeared to happen quickly, with West only finalising his divorce from Kim Kardashian in November 2022. Since then, the pair have been in hot water for their controversial public image, usually involving Censori wearing very little.

In April 2024, the couple were spotted going to dinner in LA with Bianca Censori dressed in only a bra and sheer tights. According to a Daily Mail article, she didn’t appear to be wearing any underwear under the flesh-coloured tights either.

Just two months earlier, in February 2024, West cleared his Instagram and shared a photo of Censori in a new top from Yeezy that said ‘wet’. The top is extremely sheer and it was styled only with a tiny thong and oversized hat.

Bianca Censori, with her head covered by a fur throw, in a very sheer Yeezy top that has the word 'wet' on it.
Image: Getty

And let’s not forget the time Censori wore a black, body stocking-style dress with structured neck and shoulder detailing, which Twitter users have likened to a condom. That was June 2023, and she was joined by Kanye in a ‘stylised’ footballer’s uniform, complete with tights and padded shoulders.

Censori’s friends have reportedly told the Daily Mail that they’re worried about her.

Kanye, who prefers to go by ‘Ye’, has largely disappeared from the public eye after his comments were called out by the Jewish community as anti-Semitic, views which also saw him banned from multiple social media platforms for violating standards.

If you’re wondering how this all came about, who Bianca Censori is and if she’s actually Australian (she is), read on.

Who Is Bianca Censori?

Bianca Censori is an Australian architect and model who works at Kanye West’s design company, Yeezy.

Censori was born on 5 January 1995 and was raised in the Melbourne suburb of Ivanhoe, Victoria. She attended Carey Baptist Grammar School in the nearby suburb of Kew, graduating from the high school in 2012.

According to Bianca’s LinkedIn, she studied a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Architecture at the University of Melbourne between 2013 and 2020. After this, in November 2020, Censori started as an Architectural Designer at Yeezy—Kanye West’s fashion brand.

It is presumed this is where she met her now-husband, though an exact timeline of when they met and became romantically involved haven’t been officially confirmed.

Kanye West and Bianca Censori in May 2023
Kanye West and Bianca Censori were ‘unofficially’ married in January 2023. Here they are in May that same year. (Credit: Getty)

When Did Kanye West & Bianca Censori Get Married?

Kanye’s divorce from Kim Kardashian was finalised in November 2022 and West swiftly moved on, with a secret ‘marriage’ to Bianca Censori on 20 December 2022.

But it wasn’t until January 2023 that news broke of Kanye’s marriage to Bianca Censori.

The two were reportedly wed in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills. TMZ broke the news of the ceremony, but also confirmed the two did not file for a marriage certificate, meaning the nuptials may not be ‘official’. 

Since then, new information has come to light, with the Daily Mail reporting the couple used a “confidential marriage license” for their ceremony. 

The outlet reports that the licence registers Censori’s full name while Kanye’s is registered as Ye, which he legally changed his name to in October 2021.  

“Ye has been a megastar for two decades and counting, and his first marriage was to someone who lives almost full-time in front of a camera,” the outlet’s source explained.

“Bianca and Ye have a totally different vibe. They are very private, very affectionate and totally devoted to each other. I think they both enjoy carving out time that’s just for them.”

Have Kanye West And Bianca Censori Broken Up?

Kanye West and Bianca Censori appear to still be together in 2024, with photographs of the couple going to dinner and other events continuing to drum up news and social media conversations.

However, the couple’s whirlwind romance has raised questions as well as eyebrows. It was reported in November 2023 that Kanye and Bianca were “taking a break”, according to The US Sun.

The report states that her friends held a “purported intervention”, which encouraged the two to spend some time apart.

“Her family has never been a fan of Ye, and those close to her have questioned whether marrying him was the right decision,” a source told the outlet in late November. “He is a very difficult person to be around and work for, and Bianca has been one of the most patient people ever to deal with him. She’s been all about Ye.”

Despite the rumours, Kanye came out with a grand declaration of his love for her birthday in early 2024.

Bianca Censori
Image: Instagram

“Happy birthday to the most beautiful super bad fun iconic muse inspirational talented artist masters degree in architecture 140 IQ,” he wrote. “Loving by my side everyday when half the world turned their backs on me and the most amazing step mom to our children I love you so much thank you for sharing your life with me.”

He posted another photo with the simple caption, “Yall know who ran the summer” and another of Censori in the infamous beige body stocking, writing, “Kim not gon let you see North after this Ye.”

Another said, “I miss you when I wake up before you.”

Bianca Censori’s Style and Looks

After news broke of West and Censori’s wedding, many were quick to remark on the architect’s resemblance to West’s previous wife, Kim Kardashian.

With long, dark hair and brown eyes, some can certainly see a handful of similarities.

Bianca Censori with long dark hair and facial features that share similarities to Kim Kardashian
Bianca Censori, per her LinkedIn profile picture, does share features with Kanye’s ex-wife, Kim Kardashian. (Credit: LinkedIn / Bianca Censori)

However, Censori has not been afraid to change her looks and style. At one point in 2023, she chopped her locks into a shaggy blonde pixie cut.

She’s since gone back to dark hair, appearing in 2024 with a short bob, slicked-back styles and longer dark hair.

Bianca Censori in February 2024
Bianca Censori at Marni RTW Fall 2024 as part of Milan Ready to Wear Fashion Week held on February 23, 2024.(Credit: Swan Gallet/WWD via Getty)

This hasn’t stopped the rumours that Kanye is trying to turn Censori into a “radicalised” version of his ex-wife, with fans expressing concern over the couple’s unique relationship dynamic.

Recent reports even claim that Kanye has indoctrinated his wife, forcing her to “never speak” and only wear “certain clothes.”

The couple have not commented on these claims but a source in the fashion industry has said Censori’s fashion choices are deliberate.

“People are confusing Bianca’s creativity,” the source told Page Six. “She is a phenomenal personality, a phenomenal actor, who can entertain the public. She’s a performance artist. Bianca is as much a performer as Ye is.”

Is Kanye West Allowed Into Australia To Visit Bianca Censori’s Family?

Early in 2023, Australian federal minister Jason Clare said Kanye may be denied entry into Australia based on his history of poor public remarks. West has previously praised Hitler and nazis, with his antisemitic rhetoric causing Adidas to end its partnership with him.

The politician said there was a precedent of people with such views being denied entry to the country. The comments came shortly after news broke of West’s marriage to Melbourne-raised Censori, when it was assumed West would attempt to visit Australia to meet his new in-laws.

“I don’t know if he’s applied for a visa yet, but Google it, you will see that he seems like he’s a pretty big fan of a person who killed six million Jewish people last century. People like that who’ve applied for visas to get into Australia in the past have been rejected,” Clare said at the time, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

“I expect that if he does apply, he would have to go through the same process and answer the same questions that they did.”

There has been no follow-up news on whether or not Kanye has attempted to visit Australia and, if so, whether he has been denied entry.

While there have been rumours of tensions between Kanye and the Censori family since the secret wedding, it appears they are supportive of both Bianca and the family.

In March 2024, Bianca’s youngest sister Angelina told The Herald Sun  that the rumours were false, stating: “We all support him. We support his new album. We support his new clothes he’s dropping.”

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