Zoë Kravitz and Channing Tatum have been thriving romantically after one year, and now we’re here to track it all.
In a love story that begins with Tatum as a muse, Kravitz and the Magic Mike star first connected back in 2017, when the Batman actress personally scouted Tatum to star as Slater King in her directorial debut and thriller, Pussy Island. After working together on the film, the two got close and friendly on various New York City dates, and ultimately fell into a romance by 2021.
Now fully a couple, the pair continue to be spotted on PDA-filled outings around the world and frequently gush about one another in interviews, both on a personal and a professional level.
Ahead, see the highlights from the couple’s sweet relationship.
November 15, 2022: Kravitz reveals the sweet reason she fell in love with Tatum.
During an interview with GQ, the actress spoke candidly about her romance with Tatum.
“He’s just a wonderful human. He makes me laugh and we both really love art and talking about art and the exploration of why we do what we do. We love to watch a film and break it down and talk about it and challenge each other,” she said.
Of working together on the set of Pussy Island, Tatum proved to be a supportive force. “Whether it was making me tea or pouring me a drink or going to whip someone into shape or whatever—he really was my protector and it was really wonderful and sweet,” Kravitz said. “I think if you can do something like that together, it’s a good test. And we came out even stronger.”
She also reflected on the moment their relationship became public, when a paparazzi snapped the now viral photo of Kravitz riding on Tatum’s bike. The actor had accompanied Kravitz on a walk to her writing partner’s house. “I was sweating and he was like, ‘Get on the bike, I’ll ride you over and you can relax,'” she recalled. The actress noted that, almost immediately after that, she saw a pap from the corner of her eye.
“You want to keep it sacred and private as long as you can,” Kravitz said. “So that you don’t have to even think about what the world thinks about it.”
September 20, 2022: They wear matching outfits in New York City.
The couple is photographed holding hands in New York City, where they step out in coordinating black-and-brown looks. Kravitz wears a black racerback tank top with caramel-colored corduroy pants, black Adidas sneakers, a black baseball cap, and rectangular sunglasses. Meanwhile, Tatum wears a black button-up over a white T-shirt, as well as brown slacks, brown sneakers, and black shades.
August 2022: They commemorate their first anniversary.
The two celebrate their first year of romance together with a couple’s getaway to Italy, where they are spotted matching in white outfits and kissing on a yacht. They also bring along Everly Tatum, the actor’s nine-year-old daughter from his previous marriage to Jenna Dewan.
“They are very happy,” a source tells People of their thriving romance. “Their careers are a big focus and they share this passion. … When they are off, they are very low-key. They enjoy quiet date nights with friends but most often just hang out at home.”
The insider adds, “Channing is serious about Zoë. It’s not a casual relationship. They have been exclusive for a long time.”
August 16, 2022: Kravitz talks about working with Tatum.
The actress discloses more details about working with Tatum on Pussy Island in an interview with WSJ. Magazine, during which she praises his performance in the film and happily recalls her creative experience with him on set.
“When you make things with people, it’s a very sacred space, and when you’re compatible with somebody creatively, it often opens up other channels, because you’re kind of sharing all of yourself,” Kravitz says. “I’m really grateful that this movie has brought him into my life that way,” she also adds.
“I felt, even from afar, before I knew him, that he was a feminist and that he wasn’t afraid of exploring that darkness, because he knows he’s not that,” Kravitz continues. “That’s why I was drawn to him and wanted to meet with him. And I was right.”
She also likes that Tatum had yet to play a dark character before this role. “I think that’s exciting to watch someone who’s mostly played boy next door, good guy, love interest, all of that,” she says.
April 17, 2022: They spend Easter Sunday together.
The couple are spotted out on Easter Sunday holding hands while taking a stroll in London, where they wear coordinated spring fits: Kravitz in a relaxed gray turtleneck and Tatum in a dark brown coat.
March 2022: Sources affirm they’re happy together.
Tatum is reportedly a beaming boyfriend. A source tells People that the actor has “been telling friends how proud he is of Zoë” for her Batman performance as Catwoman, and adds, “He is a huge fan of her acting.”
Later, another insider tells People that the two are still very happy together and have maintained a “playful energy that they have had since they first started dating.” The source adds that they “continue to spend time together on both coasts,” despite their busy schedules and notes that they’ve opted to be more “discreet” about their relationship, as they are “uncomfortable with the attention.”
February 28, 2022: Tatum supports Kravitz at The Batman premiere.
The actor and Jason Momoa—who earlier this year split from Kravitz’s mother, Lisa Bonet—show support for Kravitz upon the official release of The Batman, in which the actress stars as Catwoman next to lead Robert Pattinson. In a shot shared on Instagram, Tatum and Momoa flash hand horns at the camera before boarding a private flight to the premiere.
“CHEEEEHUUUUUUUU. SO EXCITED @channingtatum and I are on our way to see our ZOZO,” Momoa writes on the post. “Finally @thebatman premiere. I’m so beyond proud of you @zoeisabellakravitz all my aloha to @adamweitsman and @daveophilly for making this happen at the last minute. mahalo @wbpictures for the invite.”
February 14, 2022: Kravitz opens up about Tatum.
Kravitz praises Tatum for his role as Slater King in Pussy Island in a cover story for ELLE. On what drove her decision to cast him in the darker role, she explains how Tatum greatly differed from the toxic qualities associated with his character, so portraying them onscreen never felt problematic or overly real.
“Looking at his work and hearing him speak about Magic Mike and the live show, I’m like, I think he’s a feminist,” Kravitz explains of her decision to cast him. “You need to be so far from who this is, where it’s not scary. And I don’t think we’ve ever seen him play someone dark. I’m excited to see him do that.”
February 2, 2022: Tatum speaks highly of Kravitz.
In a cover story for Variety, Tatum opens up about his work with Kravitz on Pussy Island and openly admires her ambition on the project. “She’s a perfectionist in the best possible way,” he tells the magazine.
Tatum also reveals that Kravitz and his fellow 21 Jump Street costar Jonah Hill have influenced his personal style. “Some friends of mine, like you and [Zoë Kravitz] were like, ‘Why don’t you just wear what you wear? Why don’t you just be you?'” Tatum tells Hill in a VMan interview that he jointly conducts with the costar. “You gave me some very specific style tips.”
November 15, 2021: Kravitz reportedly bonds with Tatum’s daughter.
In a big step that “only seems natural,” Kravitz builds a relationship with Everly, the actor’s then eight-year-old daughter, according to a People source. “[Tatum] is a very loving dad,” the insider adds. “He also acts very serious with Zoë.”
October 31, 2021: They dress up for Halloween.
The two take on the spooky holiday as an item, dressing up as Iris and Travis Bickle from the 1976 film Taxi Driver. “They are more relaxed lately,” a source also tells People. “They don’t seem to care about hiding their relationship anymore. It’s obvious that they are very happy.”
October 22, 2021: They pack on the PDA.
The pair publicly display their affection for the first time during a lunch date in New York City. They are spotted holding hands on their way to the restaurant, with Tatum’s arm wrapped around Kravitz’s shoulder.
September 13, 2021: They leave the Met Gala together.
The two further spark rumors at the 2021 Met Gala when they are spotted leaving together hand in hand, despite arriving separately to the event.
September 1, 2021: Sources first confirm their relationship.
Sources confirm the pair’s romance. An insider tells People that the two have been “inseparable” since spending time together in New York. “They spent the weekend in N.Y.C., strolled around the city, met up with friends and visited the Guggenheim Museum,” the insider adds. “They looked very happy. They have this cute and flirty chemistry.”
August 18, 2021: They make their first public appearance.
The two are spotted out and about together for the first time on an intimate bike ride in New York City, with Kravitz’s arms draped around Tatum. Days later, they are also seen on a coffee date where they reportedly share smiles and laughs.
June 15, 2021: Kravitz admits Tatum inspired his starring role.
Kravitz, who makes her directorial debut with Pussy Island, reveals that she had her sights set on Tatum even before personally scouting him, telling Deadline that she had thought of him specifically while writing his character. “[He was the one] I thought of when I wrote this character,” she says to the outlet. “I just knew from Magic Mike and his live shows, I got the sense he’s a true feminist and I wanted to collaborate with someone who was clearly interested in exploring this subject matter.”
January 2021: They first meet on set.
The pair first spark dating rumors when they begin working together on Pussy Island and embark on a friendship. A People source clarifies that the two are not yet involved romantically at this time. “They’re working together on an upcoming project and it’s not true that they’re dating,” the source said.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.