It’s no secret that the internet has an insatiable appetite for all things Selena Gomez, especially when it comes to her dating life. Despite the fact that she has long moved on from her relationship with Justin Bieber and he is now happily married to Hailey Baldwin Bieber, people still cling to the Jelena ship. But here’s the thing: Selena has had a vibrant love life, dating a variety of people, including some unexpected celebrity choices. Let’s take a closer look!
- 2008: Nick Jonas
- 2009: Taylor Lautner
- December 2009—April 2014: Justin Bieber
- April 2014: Orlando Bloom
- June 2014—October 2014: Justin Bieber (Again)
- January 2015—March 2015: Zedd
- December 2015: Niall Horan
- January 2016: Samuel Krost
- March 2016: Charlie Puth
- May 2016: Orlando Bloom (Again)
- January 2017—October 2017: The Weeknd
- October 2017—March 2018: Justin Bieber (For the Last Time)
- October 2019: Niall Horan (Again… Maybe)
- October 2021: …Chris Evans?
- August 2022: Andrea Iervolino
- September 2022: Drew Taggart
- March 2023: Zayn Malik (Maybe)
2008: Nick Jonas
Back in 2008, Selena briefly dated Nick Jonas. They even appeared together in the music video for “Burnin’ Up.” While there may have been some overlap with Nick’s previous relationship with Miley Cyrus, Selena clarified in a 2016 interview that there was never any feud between her and Miley. They were both just young and liked the same guy. Now they have moved on and are settled in their own lives.
2009: Taylor Lautner
Here’s a surprising one—Selena dated Taylor Lautner! The couple met while filming respective movies and briefly dated. However, the public’s intense interest in their relationship eventually took its toll, and they decided to part ways. Despite the breakup, they remained on good terms, as seen in a picture of them together a few years later. Taylor would go on to date Selena’s friend and fellow Taylor, Taylor Swift. Talk about a small world!
December 2009—April 2014: Justin Bieber
Ah, the iconic Jelena era. Selena and Justin were on-again, off-again from December 2009 to April 2014. Their relationship was a rollercoaster ride, with red carpet appearances, adorable moments, and a fair share of drama. But eventually, they reached a breaking point at Coachella when Selena allegedly found incriminating photos of Kylie Jenner on Justin’s phone. They had a brief split before ultimately going their separate ways.
April 2014: Orlando Bloom
After reportedly flirting at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Selena and Orlando Bloom hooked up to make Justin Bieber and Miranda Kerr jealous. It caused quite a stir, especially since Orlando was rumored to be dating Katy Perry at the time. Selena and Orlando denied the romance, but their subsequent public outings raised eyebrows.
June 2014—October 2014: Justin Bieber (Again)
In a surprising turn of events, Selena and Justin reunited just a couple of months after her fling with Orlando Bloom. They made their reconciliation known with a dramatic black-and-white photo and public displays of affection. However, their relationship once again hit a rough patch when rumors of Justin’s involvement with Kendall Jenner surfaced. This ultimately led to their final breakup in October 2014.
January 2015—March 2015: Zedd
Selena and Zedd collaborated on music together, and fans couldn’t help but speculate about a romantic connection. Their Instagram posts fueled the rumors, with Zedd even sharing a picture of Selena in bed. While the relationship was short-lived, Zedd later spoke about their time together, describing it as impactful but acknowledging that Selena had other things on her mind.
December 2015: Niall Horan
Selena was linked to One Direction member Niall Horan after they were spotted on a date and getting cozy at Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s birthday party. However, Selena quickly friend-zoned Niall when asked about their relationship, emphasizing that she has always loved him as a friend.
January 2016: Samuel Krost
Selena briefly dated Samuel Krost, a friend of Gigi Hadid and the booker for Fyre Festival. Although their relationship ended, Samuel expressed admiration for Selena, highlighting her realness and the fact that love exists even when paths diverge.
March 2016: Charlie Puth
Selena and Charlie Puth initially denied dating rumors but eventually confirmed that they had a short-lived and impactful relationship. Charlie admitted that he knew he wasn’t the only person on Selena’s mind and that he was aware of what he was getting into.
May 2016: Orlando Bloom (Again)
Yes, you read that right. Selena and Orlando reignited their connection and were caught in some steamy photos. This time, Selena and Orlando faced scrutiny since he was reportedly dating Katy Perry. The love triangle raised many questions and speculations.
January 2017—October 2017: The Weeknd
Selena and The Weeknd caused a stir when they were spotted kissing next to dumpsters in Santa Monica. The couple enjoyed a whirlwind romance, traveling to Italy and attending events together. However, their relationship ended after Selena had a kidney transplant and the distance became challenging.
October 2017—March 2018: Justin Bieber (For the Last Time)
Justin and Selena’s final reunion happened in October 2017, shortly after Selena’s breakup with The Weeknd. They engaged in public displays of affection, including bike rides and attending sports events together. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in March 2018, with Justin ultimately marrying Hailey Baldwin and Selena releasing powerful breakup songs.
October 2019: Niall Horan (Again… Maybe)
Although nothing was confirmed, Selena was spotted multiple times hanging out with Niall Horan, reigniting rumors of a romance. While they were seen in a group setting, the pictures sparked speculation.
October 2021: …Chris Evans?
The rumor mill spun stories of Chris Evans and Selena getting cozy in late 2021. They were spotted together in Los Angeles and Chris even followed Selena on Instagram. However, these rumors were put to rest when it was confirmed that Chris is dating Portuguese actor Alba Baptista.
August 2022: Andrea Iervolino
Selena was seen spending time with Italian Canadian film producer Andrea Iervolino during a trip to Italy. They had been previously linked romantically, and their recent yacht rendezvous fueled further speculation.
September 2022: Drew Taggart
Surprising everyone, rumors circulated that Selena was dating The Chainsmokers’ Drew Taggart. Reports suggested that they were enjoying a casual and low-key relationship, going on bowling and movie dates. Selena herself denied these rumors, confirming that she is single.
March 2023: Zayn Malik (Maybe)
In March 2023, a TikTok user claimed to have witnessed Selena and Zayn Malik making out at a restaurant. Further evidence included the fact that Zayn followed Selena on Instagram. However, their fling seemed to fizzle out, with both unfollowing each other on social media.
While Selena’s love life has been a topic of fascination for many, it’s important to remember that celebrities are human beings with personal lives that often play out in the public eye. As fans, we can enjoy their work while respecting their boundaries and allowing them the freedom to explore relationships and find happiness.
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