The actress announced the engagement news during a November 2021 interview on The Howard Stern Show.
“We’re marrying, we’re totally gonna do it,” Kristen gushed at the time. “I wanted to be proposed to, so I think I very distinctly carved out what I wanted and she nailed it. We’re marrying, it’s happening.”
She and Dylan were first spotted packing on the PDA in August 2019. Prior to the proposal, Kristen said — during a separate appearance on The Howard Stern Show — that she “can’t f–king wait” to get engaged to Dylan.
“The first time that I told her that I loved her, we were, like, sitting in this random bar … I’ve known her for, like, six years, but we only started seeing each other like two weeks in, and it was literally, like, the day that I met her, all bets were off,” the actress gushed in November 2019. “The first time I told her I loved her, it was really late, and we were at some s–tty bar … I was just like, ‘Oh my God, I’m so f–king in love with you.’ It wasn’t like a thing, it was also so obvious. It just is. I want to make movies and kids with this girl. I can’t believe I’m so lucky. I literally drew her in a dream, and now she exists.”
Dylan, for her part, has posted tons of tributes to her now-fiancé via social media.
“It’s my absolute favorite person’s birthday and I’m wishing everyone the volume of beautiful feeling I feel toward her,” she shared on Instagram in April 2020. “It’s a short ride on this Earth, spend your time with someone that inspires you to be the best version of yourself and lights your s–t on fire.”
Before finding forever love with Dylan, the Spencer actress was romantically linked to a few other notable names. She dated her Twilight costar Robert Pattinson for a few years, along with some other film and fashion moguls in the past, like Michael Angarano and Stella Maxwell, among others.
Kristen has also opened up about dating in the public eye.
“The first time I ever dated a girl, I was immediately being asked if I was a lesbian. And it’s like, ‘God, I’m 21 years old.’ I felt like maybe there were things that have hurt people I’ve been with. Not because I felt ashamed of being openly gay but because I didn’t like giving myself to the public, in a way. It felt like such thievery. This was a period of time when I was sort of cagey,” she explained to InStyle in November 2020. “Even in my previous relationships, which were straight, we did everything we could to not be photographed doing things — things that would become not ours. So I think the added pressure of representing a group of people, of representing queerness, wasn’t something I understood then. Only now can I see it.”
Scroll through our gallery for a breakdown of Kristen’s dating history.
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