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Zendaya and Tom Holland Dating Timeline

Tom Holland Says Sharing His Life With Zendaya Is "Worth Its Weight in Gold"

Zendaya and Tom Holland Dating Timeline
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When it comes to celebrity couples, Tom Holland and Zendaya were once the king and queen of "are they or aren't they?" They were swarmed with romance rumours from the moment they starred in 2017's "Spider-Man: Homecoming" together, but they maintained they were just friends at first.

However, in July 2021, the two were spotted sharing a kiss while stopped at a red light in Los Angeles. They later addressed the speculation in Holland's November 2021 GQ cover story. "One of the downsides of our fame is that privacy isn't really in our control anymore, and a moment that you think is between two people that love each other very much is now a moment that is shared with the entire world," said Holland. "I've always been really adamant to keep my private life private, because I share so much of my life with the world anyway."

Recently, though, Holland has been giving more insight into their romance. "I'm lucky that I have someone like Zendaya in my life," he said during a 3 July appearance on Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett's "Smartless" podcast. "It's interesting being in a romantic relationship with someone that is in the same boat as you."

Previously, during a series of promotional interviews for his AppleTV+ series, "The Crowded Room", he has opened up a little more about his relationship. "I have limited rizz (flirty banter, basically), my brother Paddy has ultimate rizz...I need you to fall in love with me, really, for it to work," he told BuzzFeed in a 14 June interview when asked about his dating life. "Long game, probably making a movie with each other definitely helps when the characters you're playing are falling in love with one another, you can blur the lines a little bit," he added, hinting at the way he and Zendaya actually fell for each other IRL.

His role as Danny Sullivan in "The Crowded Room" saw him transform into 1970s costume, which included a "crazy hairstyle", and Holland hinted that Zendaya had to get used to his new look during the 10 months of filming. "And also I had the bangs. Bless Zendaya, she had a lot to put up with, with me looking like that for 10 months, it was rough," he told Radio Times in a 2 June interview.

Prior to Holland's recent press, the two have given us the odd adorable glimpse into their relationship. On 1 June, 2022, Zendaya wished Holland a happy 26th birthday with a sweet Instagram tribute featuring a cuddly black-and-white photo of the two looking very happy together. "Happiest of birthdays to the one who makes me the happiest," Zendaya captioned her post alongside a heart symbol. Earlier this year, Holland returned to social media to comment with heart eye emojis on Zendaya's NAACP red carpet look on Instagram, while eagle-eyed fans spotted an "T" and "Z" initial ring on Zendaya's finger while having a manicure. And the couple have recently been photographed hanging out together in London while Holland has been taking a break from acting.

In honour of their romance, let's look back at Zendaya and Holland's relationship timeline.

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