Selena Gomez, a multifaceted artist celebrated for her music, acting prowess, and philanthropy, has captivated audiences worldwide not just with her talent but also with her high-profile romantic relationships. From her early days as a Disney star to her flourishing music career and beyond, Gomez’s love life has often been under the spotlight, captivating fans and media alike. Let’s delve into the timeline of Selena Gomez’s dating history.
Nick Jonas (2008-2010): Gomez’s first publicized relationship was with fellow Disney star Nick Jonas. The two teenagers were often spotted together at events and red carpets. Although their relationship lasted for around two years, they parted ways amicably, citing their young age and demanding schedules as contributing factors.
Justin Bieber (2010-2018, with intermittent reunions): The most notable and widely discussed relationship in Gomez’s dating history is undoubtedly her on-again, off-again romance with pop sensation Justin Bieber. The pair’s relationship began in 2010, marked by public appearances, sweet gestures, and collaborations. Their connection, often referred to as “Jelena” by fans, endured multiple breakups and reconciliations over the years, captivating media attention and sparking fan fervor. Their bond, characterized by both intense affection and occasional turbulence, ultimately concluded in 2018 after a series of reconciliations and separations.
The Weeknd (2017): Gomez’s relationship with Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) began in early 2017. The couple made their red carpet debut at the Met Gala, captivating attention with their chemistry. Their relationship, although relatively short-lived, was marked by public outings and social media displays of affection. Despite their seemingly strong connection, they amicably ended their relationship later that year due to conflicting schedules and the challenges of maintaining a long-distance relationship amidst their demanding careers.
Rekindling Friendship with Justin Bieber and Other Relationships: Post her split with The Weeknd, Gomez rekindled her friendship with Justin Bieber, sparking speculation about a possible reconciliation. However, the relationship remained platonic, and both moved on to separate paths romantically.
Niall Horan (2019): Rumours had it that the singers have rekindled their romance as a picture of the duo hanging out together in a group surfaced online. While the picture featured other celebs, One Direction star’s way of holding onto Selena caught fans’ attention.
Chris Evans (2021): Selena was also linked to the Marvels actor when the pair were spotted together multiple, such as at restaurant or leaving studio. However, the rumours were squashed when it was confirmed that Captain America actor is dating Portuguese actress Alba Baptista, who is now his wife.
Zayn Malik (2023): The latest link-up of Selena was with another One Direction star Zayn Malik. It was claimed by a TikToker that she and her friend, who works at hot spots often visited by celebs, witnessed Zayn and Selena arriving together holding hand and making out.
Current Status: As of recent reports, Selena Gomez has focused primarily on her music career, advocating for mental health awareness, and her work as an executive producer in various film and television projects. Her personal life remains relatively private, with Gomez choosing to keep her romantic endeavors out of the public eye.