He did a lot of work in crisis zones, places like Uganda or Rwanda.
'When your dad comes back from a faraway land with bows and arrows and spears wrapped up in a carpet...that's cool.' But Joe might need to have a thick skin if he wants to date the star as some of her exes have found themselves to be the subjects of some of her songs.
I liked that.'He later studied English and drama at the University of Bristol and London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Until recently he had been playing football for a team on the Hackney Marshes.
Taylor's first major public romance was with Joe Jonas which began in July 2008 and lasted a mere three months when he is thought to have broken up with her for actress Camilla Belle. This was the case recently.'Taylor is later thought to have written a song about Camilla, called Better Than Revenge.
Taylor claimed Joe broke up with her in a 27-second phone call in the October of that year, telling Ellen De Generes: 'It's alright, I'm cool. Phone calls can only last as long as the person on the other end of the line is willing to talk.'And he added: 'Anytime you are in a relationship for any length of time there are going to be issues. But Camilla was not best pleased and tweeted: 'No need for revenge. Those who hurt you will eventually screw up themselves & if you're lucky, God will let you watch (sic).' Taylor enjoyed a four month romance with Taylor Lautner in 2009 and he was also lucky enough to get a song written about him, called Back To December.
' In an interview following the song's release, Taylor said: 'Everyone will know, so I don't really have to send out emails on this one.' In a past interview with NPR, Taylor explained that her song The Last Time is about an experience with an unreliable guy, thought by some to be Jake Gyllenhaal.
She said: 'You never know when he's going to leave, you never know when he's going to come back, but he always does come back.' Meanwhile, Taylor's relationship with Conor Kennedy, the great nephew of JFK, lasted barely three months in the summer of 2012.
Joe, who has only 3,000 followers on Twitter (compared to Taylor's 84 million), is the son of a psychotherapist mother and documentary-maker father.
Discussing that in an interview with London's Evening Standard, he commented: 'When I was growing up my dad was away a lot.
He has also appeared in a model shoot with Gigi Hadid, a close friend of the singer.
Joe was educated at the fee-paying City of London School, where Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe also attended, as did Skandar Keynes, who starred in the Chronicles of Narnia film series.
She has been staying out of the public's eye for three months and, according to the insider, is desperate to avoid the public scrutiny she faced while dating Tom, 36.