Olivia Rodrigo’s Dating History & Ex Boyfriends From Zack Bia To Joshua Bassett

15 December 2023, 09:32 | Updated: 15 December 2023, 09:35

Olivia Rodrigo dated Ethan Wacker before rumoured ex Joshua Bassett
Olivia Rodrigo dated Ethan Wacker before rumoured ex Joshua Bassett. Picture: Getty
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Olivia Rodrigo is one of the biggest pop stars on the planet right now after 'Drivers License' soared her into the spotlight, but who are the ex-boyfriends who have inspired such touching lyrics?

Olivia Rodrigo soared into the international spotlight at the start of 2021 thanks to her debut single, and with great recognition on a song all about heartbreak comes a lot of interest in her love life.

The ‘Drivers License’ hitmaker was rumoured to be dating Joshua Bassett in 2020 after they became close while working on High School Musical: The Musical – The Series, and before that she was in a relationship with fellow Disney star Ethan Wacker.

More recently, the Olivia has been spotted getting very close to Enola Holmes actor Louis Partridge. It looks like a budding romance is forming and we're keeping across all the deets.

Olivia is only 20 years old, and it seems she’s truly living her best life as a rising star at the top of the charts. But is Olivia dating anyone and who are her ex-boyfriends?

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Olivia Rodrigo and Louis Partridge

In December Olivia and Enola Holmes actor Louis Partridge were seen sharing a passionate kiss in New York. The 20-year-old actor was embracing the singer with his hand on her bum.

Olivia was first spotted out and about with Louis in London in October 2023. The pair were seen with their arms around one another looking like they were going into a Halloween party. All cosied up it looks like they might be an item!

Louis Partridge played alongside Milly Bobby Brown in the Sherlock Holmes spin off Enola Holmes as her romantic interest but they never dated in real life.

In 2022 it was believed that Louis and Don't Worry Darling actress Sydney Chandler had began a relationship but now he seems to have moved on with our 'GUTS' sweetheart Olivia Rodrigo.

Louis Partridge and Olivia Rodrigo rumoured to be dating at the end of 2023
Louis Partridge and Olivia Rodrigo rumoured to be dating at the end of 2023. Picture: Getty

Olivia Rodrigo and Zack Bia

Olivia and music exec Zack Bia, 26, dated for six months after they were first spotted at a Super Bowl afterparty in February, according to People.

The pair began to see each other roughly a month after the pop star's break-up with producer Adam Faze, with an insider telling E! News at the time: “[Zack] invited her to Super Bowl parties that he was DJing that weekend, and she went to support him.

"They hit it off and have been casually hanging out," they revealed.

In April 2022, 'The Grudge' singer was in the Big Apple for her Sour Tour, where she held two headline concerts, Zack cheered her on from the crowds and they even found time for a date between her headline shows!

Olivia and Zack reportedly split in August that year, with a source telling Us Weekly: "Their relationship sort of fizzled. They were casually dating but haven’t spent time together in a while. There were no issues — they both have different work schedules and different friend groups."

When Olivia released 'Vampire' from her second album it was heavily believed to be about Zack and their brief relationship, and he recently addressed the internet rumour in an interview with GQ. He told the publication: "I don’t think it’s really about me. I think the Internet just ran with it."

Zack admitted he could have inspired part of a composite character in the song, adding: “Look, I’m in the industry so I know how a song gets made,” he said before denying he could inspire a heartbreak track: "We hung out, we're both busy, and we ended up not furthering our relationship. There was never any drama, you know?"

Zack Bia and Olivia Rodrigo dated in 2022
Zack Bia and Olivia Rodrigo dated in 2022. Picture: Alamy

Olivia Rodrigo and Vinnie Hacker

In May 2022, fans began to question whether Miss Rodrigo was dating TikTok star Vinnie Hacker.

The 'SOUR’ songstress and video star were spotted on a night out in Los Angeles on May 25, sparking speculation that the young talents might be somewhat of an item.

As their night of partying came to a close they were seen sharing a hug outside the Hollywood hotspot No Vacancy.

Eagle-eyed fans had also spotted Vinnie supporting Olivia during a concert of her SOUR Tour, adding further weight to the claims. However, it looks like these two were just hanging out as pals.

Reports swirled in May that Olivia Rodrigo could be dating Vinnie Hacker
Reports swirled in May that Olivia Rodrigo could be dating Vinnie Hacker. Picture: Getty

Olivia Rodrigo and Adam Faze

Adam Faze is a young entrepreneur
Adam Faze is a young entrepreneur. Picture: Getty

Over summer 2021, news began to whirr that Olivia had been dating music producer, Adam Faze, 'for a few months'.

On June 30, the couple attended the Space Jam 2 premiere party, with Olivia reportedly introducing Adam 'as her boyfriend' – leading everyone to believe that the couple is official!

They were also seen holding hands and looking very close in a video captured by a fan this summer.

In late November, Page Six acquired photos of the pair looking very loved up as they embraced in public. The talented pair were locking lips as they packed on the PDA on a day out in Los Angeles.

However, reports of their break-up circulated in February 2022, just seven months after they were first spotted together.

An insider revealed to People that "they've been over for a bit now".

Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett

Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett met on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett met on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Picture: Getty

Both Olivia and Joshua have stayed silent on whether they were ever actually dating, but after she released ‘Drivers License’ fans were adamant it was about HSMTHTS co-star Josh.

They met when they began filming the series in 2019, playing on-screen lovebirds Nini and Ricki, and it wasn’t long before viewers shipped them IRL.

It’s heavily rumoured they had a brief relationship, ending things in 2020 after just a few months.

Olivia’s debut single and Josh’s brief close friendship/rumoured romance with Sabrina Carpenter was spun into a whole love triangle theory, but in case you’ve been living under a rock we’ve got all you need on that here.

After all the speculation, the young talent's put the rumours to rest and showed that they're still amicable – and they looked awfully pally at the premiere of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' third season on July 27, 2022!

They posed together on the red carpet and with their castmates, everyone looked all smiles as they celebrated HSMTMTH3! Looks like the 'Drivers License' drama is all water under the bridge.

Olivia Rodrigo and Ethan Wacker

Ethan Wacker and Olivia Rodrigo dated for less than a year in 2019
Ethan Wacker and Olivia Rodrigo dated for less than a year in 2019. Picture: Ethan Wacker/Instagram

Olivia dated Bizaardvark co-star Ethan Wacker after they worked together on the Disney Channel show.

They met when the series started in 2016 but things apparently took a romantic turn in 2018 – they even went on holiday together – taking their romance public after six months.

They were reportedly together for less than a year before they split but to this day neither party has commented on their relationship and just a few snaps of PDA remain on their respective 'grams.

Olivia Rodrigo and Conan Gray

Some fans were led to believe that there was more than just a beautiful friendship between Olivia and Conan Gray, but that's not the case!

Despite the long-whirring rumours, it's widely believed that the pair are pals, collaborators and nothing more – they were even spotted in the studio together in March last year.

These two rising stars even joined forces when Taylor Swift put out her re-recordings of 'Fearless', appearing in videos together singing along to her unreleased songs – talk about a bonding moment!

The 'good 4 u' songstress had nothing but words of adoration for Conan on his 23rd birthday, she wrote on Instagram: "Happy birthday sweet cone."

"I love u more than anyone has loved anyone ever," proving that they are undeniably friendship goals!

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