Hannah Orenstein

Bio

Hannah Orenstein is the Senior Dating Editor at Elite Daily, where she leads coverage of single life, dating, relationships, breakups, sex, sexuality, and celebrity relationships. She's also the author of Playing with Matches (Touchstone Books, 2018), Love at First Like (Atria Books, 2019), and a forthcoming third novel (Atria Books, 2020). Previously, she worked a writer and editor at Seventeen.com and as a matchmaker for a dating service in New York City. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, The New York Post, The Washington Post, The Cut, Refinery29, Us Weekly, and more. She loves books, great cheese plates, and her fat cat, Eloise. She lives in Brooklyn. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @hannahorens.

Lauren Speed-Hamilton From 'Love Is Blind' Is Hosting A New Dating Show

By Hannah Orenstein
If you can't get enough of watching people flirt, date, and fall in love on TV, mark your calendars: Love Is Blind alum Lauren Speed-Hamilton is hosting Match Me If You Can, a new show on MTV that gives eight stars from other reality dating…

This Couple Met On BLK & Shares A Deep, Spiritual Connection

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Saweetie Broke Her Silence On Her Fight With Quavo In A Sad Statement

By Hannah Orenstein
On March 27, TMZ published disturbing surveillance footage that appears to show Saweetie and Quavo engaged in a physical fight inside an elevator. Neither ex addressed the video immediately, but on April 1, the "ICY GRL" rapper broke her silence. In…

This Couple Met On Upward & Credit Their Faith For Keeping Their Love Strong

By Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series ILYSM celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other? Who…

Jordyn & Karl Shut Down The Rumors He Cheated In The Most Iconic Way

By Hannah Orenstein
Jordyn Woods knows a thing or two about how ugly the Hollywood rumor mill can get, and she won't stand for it anymore. Jordyn Woods and Karl-Anthony Towns' tweets about his rumored cheating are iconic. They swiftly shut down any drama and show just…

Hailey Baldwin Explained Why She Got Married "Insanely Young" At 21

By Hannah Orenstein
The choice to get married is incredibly personal; what's right for you probably isn't right for your best friend. For a lot of people, life at 21 revolves around grinding through college classes or exploring the best (and let's be real, worst) of…

Kelley's Dating A New Guy Who Sounds Like The Literal Opposite Of Peter

By Hannah Orenstein
Can someone get this former Bachelor star a box of fresh roses to hand out to her new man? Kelley Flanagan is dating someone new after her breakup with Peter Weber, and she spilled all the tea during the March 16 episode of Off the Vine with Kaitlyn…

Rachael Had A Lot To Say About Her Breakup With Matt On IG

By Hannah Orenstein
Although Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell were happily in love during the finale of The Bachelor, the pair was in a much different place during the "After the Final Rose" special on March 15. James told host Emmanuel Acho they'd broken up as a…

Tayshia Addressed The "Weird Rumors" About Her & Zac Breaking Up

By Hannah Orenstein
The most recent Bachelorette has been spotted without her Neil Lane engagement ring recently, but according to her, she and her fiancé are still going strong. Tayshia Adams responded to the Zac Clark breakup rumors in a series of Instagram Story…

Harry & Meghan's Quotes About Royal Life Make It Sound So Toxic

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
Marrying a prince and living in a castle might seem like a total fairytale, but for Meghan Markle, it was everything but. In a two-hour sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey, which aired on March 7, Meghan and Prince Harry made several shocking…

Harry Compared Meghan To His Mom In The Most Heartbreaking Way

By Corinne Sullivan and Hannah Orenstein
Fans weren't sure what to expect from the Sussexes' highly-anticipated tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, but I had a strong feeling Harry's late mother would be mentioned at some point. Unsurprisingly, Oprah's conversation with the Duke and…

Kim Officially Filed For Divorce From Kanye

By Hannah Orenstein
You saw this heartbreaking news coming. Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West, according to court documents obtained by TMZ on Feb. 19. Kim's rep confirmed the news to Elite Daily. Page Six also confirmed the reported split, claiming…

This Couple Met On Muzmatch & Got Engaged Before Meeting In Person

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

12 Valentine's Day 2021 Gifts Under $20, Because Love Don't Cost A Thing

By Caroline Colvin and Hannah Orenstein
When glam-pop poet, American choreography treasure, and supreme Leo from the block Jennifer Lynn Lopez proclaimed, "Even if you were broke, my love don't cost a thing," I really felt that. Valentine's Day is often seen as the holiday where you have…

JoJo Siwa Shared A Pic Of Her GF Kylie To Celebrate Their 1-Month Anniversary

By Hannah Orenstein
In January, JoJo Siwa came out as a proud member of the LGBTQ community, and soon after, she announced she's in a relationship. While she didn't share her partner's identity at the time, the Dance Moms alum, 17, introduced her fans to her girlfriend…

Brittany Matthews Defended Patrick Mahomes From Getting Dragged On Twitter

By Hannah Orenstein
During the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl, when it looked like the Kansas City Chiefs were about to lose to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ESPN and SportsCenter poked fun at quarterback Patrick Mahomes on Twitter. Not everyone was on board with their…

It Looks Like Peter & Kelley Got Pretty Cozy While Clubbing In Tampa

By Hannah Orenstein
Their love story may not be over yet. Peter Weber and Kelley Flanagan appeared to go clubbing in Tampa, Florida on Feb. 6 amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The next day, a source reportedly claimed to E! News that the famous exes "were together…

Gisele's IG After Tom's Super Bowl Win Is All About Their Family

By Corinne Sullivan, Brandy Robidoux and Hannah Orenstein
On Feb. 7, Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The game marked his 10th Super Bowl appearance and his seventh big win, and unsurprisingly, his supermodel wife celebrated the historic occasion with…

Madison LeCroy's Relationship History Is A Complicated Rollercoaster

By Hannah Orenstein
Nary a day goes by lately without Southern Charm's resident hairdresser making headlines for her complicated love life. But Madison LeCroy's relationship history is actually simpler than you might expect. She's had two major relationships: a…

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts For Your Partner, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

By Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
After everything that’s gone down in the past year, who could blame you for forgetting to get your partner a gift for Valentine’s Day? The good news is that you've remembered (with time to spare) and it's not too late to place an order to arrive on…