Robert Pattison and Suki Waterhouse have been linked since 2018, but you’d never know it by looking at her social media accounts. The English model and the Twilight star are as private as they come, keeping their special moments together to themselves—sans the ones that are caught on camera by paparazzi, that is. Despite their tight-lipped nature, we’ve managed to uncover a few details about their union. Keep reading to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse’s relationship.
July 28, 2018: New Couple Alert
The pair first fanned the dating buzz flames when they were spotted locking lips in July 2018. Their evening also included a screening of Mamma Mia 2 at the Notting Hill Electric Cinema and a visit to Soho House in London. An eyewitness later told Britain's Daily Mail that the actor walked his date home before kissing her goodbye.
August 1, 2018: The Real Deal
One month after their smooch heard 'round the world, Us Weekly reported that not only were the twosome officially dating, but they also had been seeing each other for several months.
August 25, 2018: Bump in the Road?
By the end of August, their fledgling relationship seemed to be in peril, with the Daily Mail reporting that they were already pumping the breaks.
January 5, 2019: Celebratory Vibes
For Suki's 27th birthday bash, she headed to London hotspot Casa Cruz with her boyfriend firmly in tow.
April 29, 2019: Protecting Their Love
Robert spoke about his relationship for the first time in April 2019...sort of. "Do I have to [talk about her]?" he was quoted as saying in The Times. The actor then explained his hesitance to discuss his blonde companion, quipping, "If you let people in, it devalues what love is. If a stranger on the street asked you about your relationship, you’d think it extremely rude. If you put up a wall it ends up better."
Essentially, he said, that wall helps him to stay centered. "I can’t understand how someone can walk down the street holding hands, and it’s the same as when I do it and a hundred people are taking your photo," he continued. "The line between when you’re performing and when you’re not will eventually get washed away and you’ll go completely mad."
May 13, 2019: A Night to Remember
In May, Robert celebrated his 33rd birthday at the Chateau Marmont with none other than his significant other by his side, according to People.
June 5, 2019: Double Date Night
In June, the couple reportedly dined with another notoriously private twosome: Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn. According to Us Weekly, the group met up at the San Vincente Bungalows in Hollywood, where they shared a good laugh. "They were at a table, just the four of them. Rob and Taylor were across from each other," an eyewitness was quoted as saying.
September 4, 2019: Cute and Cozy
The couple cuddled up in Ibiza in September 2019, as seen in a sweet picture posted by photographer Sofia Malamute, in which Suki can be seen sitting on her beau's lap with her arms lovingly wrapped around his neck.
January 17, 2020: Wedding Bells?
In January 2020, the dynamic duo had tongues wagging once more when they attended a Dior perfume dinner in Paris, France—namely because Suki was sporting a fetching new gold band on a very special finger.
September 16, 2020: PDA Central
Despite the stir Suki's ring sighting caused, the pair, much like the rest of the world, kept a relatively low profile for much of 2020. They were spotted getting hot and heavy while resting on a bench in September between moments spent enjoying the sunshine.
November 23, 2020: A Family Affair
Just three days ahead of Thanksgiving, the duo was photographed taking a stroll through London with the actor's parents, Richard and Clare Pattinson.
April 15, 2021: Steamy Décor
The model inadvertently showed off a framed photo of herself sharing a passionate kiss with the Twilight star in April 2021, which eagle-eyed fans spotted in the background of a snap that was meant to show off her gingham pastel Alessandra Rich ensemble.
February 16, 2022: A Touching Reaction
Robert opened up about the sweet reaction his girlfriend had to seeing him take his turn as a superhero, telling Jimmy Kimmel in a February 2022 interview that they had watched his film, The Batman, together. "I watched it with my girlfriend as well, and she was like, uh, it was really her reaction that kind of changed the entire thing, cause I’m pretty sure she’s not normally into watching kind of superhero movies," he explained. "Just seeing that...capturing her attention the entire time..." he trailed off. "Then, like, she just held my hand and just touched it right there [gestures to his cheek] and I could feel a little tear, and I was like, 'No way.'"
March 26, 2022: A Tender Moment
The Brits were snapped leaving the Sunset Tower Hotel in late March after reportedly enjoying a meal with a group of their pals. Their chemistry could be seen through the lens, with Waterhouse delicately touching her man’s chest and gazing into his eyes as he smiled back at her.