Millie Bobby Brown, the actress the general public first met when she was 12 years previous within the first season of Stranger issues is now 19 years previous (!) and has been in a relationship with boyfriend Jake Bongiovi for years.
The 2 had been first linked in June 2021, after they had been seen holding palms in New York Metropolis. They had been each masked on the time, and Bongiovi was carrying Brown’s canine, a poodle named Winnie, in a tote bag. Brown travels with Winnie to ease her anxiousness whereas touring.
“About two years in the past I began having actually unhealthy panic assaults, like actually unhealthy anxiousness and I struggled with it actually unhealthy,” she stated on an episode of Miley Cyrus’s Clear thoughts. “And at some point I used to be simply speaking, and I assumed, ‘Perhaps I ought to get a remedy canine,’ , one thing to consolation me after I’m actually stressed.'”
Through the years, Brown has been linked to YouTube star and musician Jacob Sartorius and Romeo Beckham, the son of Victoria and David.
Since these early days, they’ve turn into fairly public about their relationship. However Bongiovi, it seems, is used to being within the highlight, identical to Brown. Born Jacob Hurley Bongiovi, Bongiovi is one in all 4 kids born to Jon Bon Jovi.
You might have seen him in footage together with his dad and the remainder of the household, however this is what it’s essential to find out about him and his relationship with Brown.
He’s 20 years previous.
Bongiovi was born in Could 2002, in keeping with a Fb fan group for his father. He’s the youngest of his three siblings, together with Romeo, Stephanie, and Jesse.
That is Jesse:
His mom is Dorothea Hurley.
Bongiovi’s mother and father have been married since April 1989, however have had a romance for longer. They met in highschool.
“Mutual respect,” Jon stated Individuals final 12 months of what helped their relationship. “Rising up collectively And grown collectively. And we actually love one another. We need to hang around.”
Dorothea stated: “I all the time stated I used to be additionally good at seeing potential. I’ve a present.”
Jon continued, “We work arduous at it, however we take pleasure in one another and we have by no means fallen for the trimmings of what celebrities can do. We have seen that occur through the years with individuals near us and folks we knew from afar. It is simply what I do, it is not who I’m. I write songs. I occur to be excellent at executing it. That’s it.”
He was a highschool athlete in Brooklyn.
Bongiovi attended Poly Prep Nation Day College and performed soccer. He’s listed on the roster as a Poly Prep “Blue Satan” for the 2019-2020 college 12 months.
He known as Brown his BFF.
“bff <3," he wrote.
Evidently they had been clearly greater than mates already.
He’s mates together with her mates.
Brown’s actual bestie Stranger issues co-star Noah Schnapp, who attended a Harry Kinds live performance with the pair this summer season. Schnhapp shared some pictures of him and Bongiovi taking part in within the stadium with Kinds within the background.
Brown additionally shared a photograph from the night of her and Bongiovi sharing a romantic second.
How did Brown and Bongiovi meet?
In an interview selling Netflix’s Enola Holmes2Brown discovered that one of the crucial Googled searches beneath her identify is “how did millie bobby brown and jake bongiovi meet.”
“We met on Instagram and we had been mates for some time, so what can I say?” she stated.
They made their pink carpet debut.
They first appeared on the pink carpet collectively on the 2022 EE British Academy Movie Awards on the Royal Albert Corridor in March.
And in Could, Bongiovi was Brown’s date on the premiere of the ultimate season of Stranger issues.
He additionally accompanied her to the premiere of Enola Holmes2.
They had been collectively for Thanksgiving 2022 and embellished a Christmas tree collectively.
Bongiovi stated he was very grateful for Brown over Thanksgiving.
And that very same month, they gave the impression to be adorning a shared Christmas tree collectively, posting a clip for “All I Need For Christmas Is You,” whereas carrying matching Disney PJs. It seemed like there have been matching “M” and “J” ornaments on the tree as effectively.
The couple celebrated Christmas 2022 collectively.
On December 22, 2022, Brown flaunted her boyfriend on Instagram Tales and shared a photograph of her kissing him on the cheek to Taylor Swift’s “Maroon” taking part in within the background.
“I selected you!” she captioned the put up. In a second black and white video, Bongiovi sings karaoke to Mulan’s “I am going to Make a Man Out of You”.
“Disney songs? Key to my coronary heart,” Brown editorial. Earlier this month, she shared a photograph to her timeline of them cuddling collectively of their bathing fits having fun with a good looking day on a sandy seashore.
“Sunny so true, I like you,” she wrote.
Bongiovi shared his POV from the identical journey, by which he and Brown stroll hand in hand on the seashore.
Brown has stated he’s her “companion for all times.”
To rejoice her 2022, Brown shared a carousel of pictures from the previous 12 months, saying she was “endlessly in love with the 12 months” she had. The pictures embrace various photographs of Brown together with her pets, her mates, touring and on set. And it contained fairly a number of footage of her boyfriend.
One photograph confirmed a strip of photograph cubicles of them kissing, one other of them embracing within the automobile, and one the place he seems to be grabbing her waist by a Christmas tree and he or she pretends to be stunned.
In the remainder of the caption, Brown stated she was “grateful for my mates, household, donkey (Bernard), my doggies, my puppies’ tooth, and my companion for all times.”
She added, “this is to a brand new 12 months with you and the great individuals and animals round us, let’s do it once more, however higher!”
“Your 12 months darling loves you a lot,” Bongiovi responded to the put up, including a pink coronary heart emoji.
Bongiovi celebrated Brown’s nineteenth birthday with a loving Instagram tribute in February 2023.
Bongiovi gave the general public an intimate glimpse into their love story when he shared an Instagram put up celebrating Brown’s nineteenth birthday. “One other 12 months across the solar collectively, joyful nineteenth for the lady of my desires,” he wrote. “I like you greater than phrases can describe. The whole lot about you is gold to the core ❤️”
The 2 had been additionally photographed celebrating her birthday collectively on Sunday, Feb. 19 on the Tao restaurant in Los Angeles.
A month later, on Friday, March 24, they had been seen in London on the Chiltern Firehouse members membership and lodge. Brown wore white zebra print large leg pants by Alessandra Wealthy, paired with a white prime and a big black jacket with quilted lining. Her hair was pulled again in a bun and her toes wore strappy heels and a white pedicure.
Bongiovi wore a big white button-down with the collar open to disclose a necklace and saggy light-wash denims with white sneakers.
Hilary Weaver is a New York-based freelance author who writes about politics, queer points, Meryl Streep, Glenn Shut, and each lady the Queen has ever made a girl. I noticed Mama Mia! Right here we go once more thrice in theaters, and that is about all it’s essential to know.