Did Jacob Elordi And Zendaya Ever Date? What Happened To The Euphoria Stars' Romance

11 January 2022, 18:02 | Updated: 11 January 2022, 18:08

Fans want to know if Jacob Elordi and Zendaya ever dated
Fans want to know if Jacob Elordi and Zendaya ever dated. Picture: Getty
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Jacob Elordi and Zendaya are thought to have secretly dated in 2020, but they never addressed their speculated romance.

Zendaya, 24, and Jacob Elordi, 24, were the young Hollywood couple Euphoria and The Kissing Booth fans were all rooting for approximately two years ago.

But fast forward to 2022 and the couple are now known simply as colleagues and rumoured exes.

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To be fair to the Euphoria co-stars, they never confirmed they were in a relationship despite fuelling the rumours for a whole year, but fans wondered if they dated before he moved on with now-ex Kaia Gerber.

Here’s what we know about Jacob and Zendaya’s relationship, which was kept under wraps for months:

Did Jacob Elordi and Zendaya ever date?

Jacob Elordi and Zendaya apparently began dating while filming Euphoria
Jacob Elordi and Zendaya apparently began dating while filming Euphoria in 2019. Picture: Getty

Jacob and Zendaya never confirmed they were an item, but sources told E! they began as “close friends” until things became “romantic” once they’d finished filming Euphoria, which would have been 2018 - 2019.

Whether they were a couple or not, either way it looks like they eventually ended what they had after Jacob was pictured looking close to Kaia in summer 2020 – who he eventually dated for about a year.

Zendaya and Jacob were first linked in August 2019 after starring in Euphoria together and were seen on multiple occasions looking incredibly close.

In February 2020 they were spotted kissing in New York, which was pretty much confirmation they were a couple at the time.

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Jacob Elordi spoke out after receiving backlash over Kaia Gerber dating rumours
Jacob Elordi spoke out after receiving backlash over Kaia Gerber dating rumours. Picture: Jacob Elordi/Instagram

Jacob, like Zendaya, isn't one to comment on his private life understandably, but he did seem to address the backlash he received over the first photos of him out with Kaia Gerber shortly after the rumours he was dating Zendaya with a lengthy social media statement.

With a screenshot of his video call with his parents, Jacob said he often feels anxious about being a long distance from his mum and dad, and that they worry about him too.

He wrote to his 10.5 million Instagram followers to "try a little kindness", reminding them "I am a human being."

Who is Jacob Elordi dating now?

Jacob Elordi's been linked to Olivia Giannulli
Jacob Elordi's been linked to Olivia Giannulli. Picture: Getty
Jacob Elordi dated model Kaia Gerber for a year
Jacob Elordi dated model Kaia Gerber for a year. Picture: Getty

Jacob has most recently been liked to Olivia Giannulli after they were spotted together weeks after his split from Kaia.

He dated model Kaia from 2020 to 2021 but they split shortly after celebrating one year together. It's thought they remain amicable.

Previously, Kaia dated Ariana Grande’s ex-fiancé Pete Davidson.

Who is Zendaya dating now?

Zendaya and Tom Holland are dating
Zendaya and Tom Holland are dating. Picture: Getty

Zendaya is now dating Spider-Man co-star Tom Holland.

After years of being super close friends while working together, they took things to a romantic level in summer 2021 when they were spotted kissing in a car.

They've since stayed low-key about their relationship but their close bond is undeniable in interviews and red carpet pictures together.

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