The Soho House of online dating, Raya is the 'exclusive' app which allows creative types to connect both romantically and, since January 2017, on a work basis.Applicants are filtered by the app's creators and also have to link to their Instagram accounts - suggesting social media plays a part in the vetting process.
The second rule of Raya: You do not talk about Raya, so much so that the app punishes you for even taking screen grabs. Exclusivity works.)So why would the super famous need a dating app to meet new people?
In fact, we’re being a little bit naughty by just writing about it. Who knows, celebrities are mysterious creatures, like cats... (Note: No famous cats, thus far, on Raya.)Now, there are regular citizens on Raya, so there is hope for all of us.
You never know when a celeb might find what they’re looking for and delete their account, though.
(Notable fact: These profiles were connected to legitimate celebrity social media accounts, so we’re assuming they’re the real deal.)See the famous faces—looking for love just like the rest of us—we’ve seen while browsing Raya after the break, so you know who you might encounter should you get in.
John Mayer is reportedly on Raya, the super-exclusive online dating app that's been attracting celebs and people in "creative industries" for the past year."His profile is a slide show of photos set to a Neil Young song," another Raya user told . For those of you who aren't already in this elite dating pool, Raya is a Tinder-like app that uses a committee to select its users based on their Instagram influence, among other factors.
Once they're determined to be the right sort of people, they can create their profile — a slideshow set to music that links to their Instagram.Though the whole point of the app is to keep members' activities private, reports of which celebrities are using it have leaked out.We're not among its chosen few, so for this rather eclectic list, we're just going by what we've read in the pages of (the latter of which claims to have verified its extensive list).Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images Name: Rivers Cuomo Profession: Musician (Weezer)Instagram: @rivers_cuomo We mean, what could be a better tagline?Raya, the dating app used by the lead singer of Weezer.On Raya's website, it reads: "The reason people love Raya is because of our commitment to quality over quantity.