From friends to lovers. Zendaya and Tom holland have their secret romance, but fans know the two have a long history.
The comedians met while working on Spider-Man: Homecoming in 2016 and romance rumors quickly followed. However, there was no direct confirmation of their dating until July 2021, when they were spotted kissing.
At the time, the Cherry Disney Channel star and alum were seen racing on the PDA in Holland’s car, in photographs obtained by Sixth page. The two kissed and made faces in an Audi sports car in Los Angeles.
Shortly after the photos confirmed what had been suspected for years, a source exclusively said Us weekly that the couple were completely unaware that the photographer had moved away and preferred to fly under the radar.
“They’re not both the type to go public with their relationship,” another source said. We earlier this month. “They are private when it comes to dating, so any photos that came out would have just been of them going about their business and not knowing the photographers were there.”
Later that month, a third insider exclusively revealed that the friendship of the Marvel stars had created a solid foundation for their romantic relationship.
“Zendaya and Tom started out as really good friends and stayed that way for a long time before things got romantic,” the source revealed, adding that the Emmy winner and the Avengers: Endgame the actor “works really well together because he makes her laugh and she really helps guide him through the world of stardom.”
Holland rose to fame when he debuted as a web superhero in 2016 Captain America: Civil War. Although Zendaya joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe after her beau, she entered the limelight years earlier playing in Disney Channel hits including Shake it and KC infiltrated.
The duo “challenge and balance each other,” said third source We in July 2021.
It’s unclear how long the couple have been dating due to the intermittent nature of their relationship. While they were first linked in 2017, they have both had other relationships since then. Zendaya dated Euphoria costar Jacob Elordi in 2020, when rumored that Holland was dating a family friend Olivia bolton from 2019 to 2020. He then sparked romance rumors with Nadia parkes when he posted a photo of the actress on Instagram.
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