SOPHIE Xeon tragically passed away on January 30 aged 34, her management confirmed.
The pioneering producer and DJ had previously dated model Tzef Montana – we take a deeper look at their relationship.
Who is Sophie Xeon’s ex-partner Tzef Montana?
Tzef Montana is a non-binary model and activist from Greece.
According to MEL Magazine, Tzef paused their career in music management in 2018 to pursue modelling.
Tzef has walked for designers including Eckhaus Latta and Hardeman, and appeared in the video for Charli XCX’s After the Afterparty.
How long were Sophie Xeon and Tzef Montana together?
Tzef explained to Vogue that they met Sophie Xeon on a shoot for Charli XCX’s After the Afterparty in LA in 2016.
Sophie had produced the track, while Tzef was cast as a performer in the video.
According to Vogue, the couple continued to go on dates before moving in to Tzef’s apartment in Athens.
Why did Sophie Xeon and Tzef Montana split up?
According to social media, the pair broke up in the summer of 2019.
It is unclear why they split, and neither spoke out about the apparent break up in the aftermath.
A fan Twitter account for SOPHIE claimed that Tzef had unfollowed SOPHIE on August 27, 2019.