Zendaya and Tom Holland Relationship Timeline
Zendaya and Tom Holland relationship
Zendaya and Tom Holland’s relationship has been one of the most shipped relationships of all time. They began as good friends to a romantic relationship that their fans seem to love. Since they both appeared on SpiderMan movies as couples, their relationship offscreen has grown stronger day by day.
Rumors of them dating began while they were both working on the movie Spider-Man: Homecoming in 2016. Even though they never confirmed or denied that they were dating at that time, their fans were convinced that the two were more than friends and co-stars.
In 2020, their fans became confused as Zendaya was spotted on a vacation with Euphoria co-star Jacob Elordi. At the same time, Tom was rumored to be dating his family friend Olivia Bolton from 2019 to 2020.
Here is a complete Timeline of Tom and Zendaya’s relationship
Zendaya made her first appearance on Tom’s Instagram in 2016 June. At this time, they were in the middle of filming Spider-Man: Homecoming. In November 2016, Holland shared a photo which she graced with Zendaya on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter together, marking Tom’s first-ever cover shoot.
He captioned the photo saying;
“Over the moon with my first cover. So grateful that I got to share it with the one and only @zendaya, Thanks mate for helping me out 👊🏻.”
In May 2017, they appeared on the Lip Sync Battle show where their undeniable natural chemistry was showcased. Zendaya serenaded Tom with the song Tyrone by Erykah Badu and 24K Magic by Bruno Mars. Tom on the other hand performed the song Ride Wit Me by Nelly. Tom also performed “Singin’ in the Rain”/”Umbrella” mashup which he ended up winning.
In July 2017, Spider-Man: Homecoming was released in theaters with Zendaya playing the role of Michelle or MJ while Tom plays Peter aka Spider-Man who later becomes his boyfriend. Around August 2017, Zendaya shut down dating rumors while on Entertainment Tonight where she said; “It happens all the time, and of course we expected it. I mean, it comes with the territory. It comes with the job, so it’s all good.”
In December 2017, Zendaya and Holland were having dinner with their parents Claire Stoermer and dad Kazembe Ajamu Coleman in New York City. He finally met her family.
In May 2018, the two filmed the second sequel Spider-Man movie while keeping a low profile. Spider-Man: Far From Home was released in 2019 with MJ and Peter sharing their first kiss.
In 2020, the couple seemed to have broken up as Zendaya was seen kissing her Euphoria co-star Jacob Elordi in February 2020. Seven months later, Elordi confirmed dating Kaia Gerber. At the same time, Tom was rumored to be dating Bolton from 2019 to 2020 when they broke up. He then dated Parkes and even moved in together during the covid pandemic in 2020.
Zendaya and Tom once again sparked their relationship rumors in February 2021 when he accidentally gave Zendaya’s Instagram handle a cheeky placement in a social media upload. When asked about the handle placement, by British GQ, Tom answered that;
“You mean, because I tagged Zendaya over my groin in an Instagram post? That was so funny; it was obviously a mistake,” he explained. “But in all seriousness, it is also incredibly frustrating. It’s very nerve-racking.
It means that if you are dating someone, you have to be really conscious of their feelings, because if something does happen between the two of you, it’s not just happening between the two of you, it’s happening in front of the entire world. And it can be very complicated. It’s one of the things I worry about most, of all the things in my career.”
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In July 2021, Tom and Holland were spotted kissing in a car in Los Angeles which clearly confirmed their relationship. They were later seen at their friend’s wedding Josh Floez dancing and having an amazing time with their friends. In August 2021, the trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer was released showing Peter and MJ closer than before.
In September 2021, Tom posted a photo of them together while celebrating Zendaya’s 25th birthday and captioned it saying; “My MJ, have the happiest of birthdays. Gimme a call when your [sic] up xxx,” he captioned a mirror selfie they took on the set of a Spider-Man film. Five hours after Tom’s initial post, Zendaya commented, “Calling now♥️.”
A few months that followed, Tom and Zendaya kept appearing on each other’s Instagram pages. In October 2021, Tom supported Zendaya’s new film Dune by sharing a photo of her on the red carpet at the London premiere. When Zendaya was awarded Fashion Icon at the 2021 CFDA Awards. Holland posted her photo and captioned it; “Naaa stop it😍, An incredible achievement for the most incredible person.”
In January 2022, Zendaya was seen in London visiting Tom’s family. They were both seen with Tom’s mother Nikki Holland, and brothers Sam Holland and Harry Holland at the West End play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.