She was a massive rockstar, so it’s no surprise that the list of people Janis Joplin dated is quite long. Janis Joplin exes include mostly fellow musicians, but also a few authors, photographers, and even a famous football player.
Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is rumored to be one of the famous Janis Joplin boyfriends, just before the star’s untimely passing in 1970. Janis Ian is one of the more well-known of the Janis Joplin girlfriends. There is no Janis Joplin wife or Janis Joplin husband.
Kris Kristofferson was another famous Janis Joplin boyfriend. The two dated in 1969. Janis Joplin also reportedly had encounters with stars such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Jim Morrison.
If you were wondering who has Janis Joplin dated, you will find all of the famous Janis Joplin relationships on this comprehensive list.
Janis Joplin and Canadian singer Leonard Cohen had a brief fling in 1968.
- Age: Dec. at 82 (1934-2016)
- Birthplace: Westmount, Canada
- Photo: Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images
American musician Stephen Stills and Janis Joplin reportedly had a one night stand in 1967.
- Age: 76
- Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
American musician Peter Tork and Janis Joplin had an encounter in 1967.
- Age: Dec. at 77 (1942-2019)
- Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
- Photo: Ted Streshinsky Photographic Archive/Corbis Historical / Getty Images
American guitarist James Gurley and Janis Joplin dated in 1966.
- Age: Dec. at 69 (1939-2009)
- Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America