Fans of Stranger Things are aware of them as Jonathan and Nancy, and yes, they''re dating in real life. Even before either of them confirmed the dating rumors, Dyer and Heaton kept their lips sealed. It took them more than an entire year to make their red carpet debut. There are still a few things to keep Dyer and Heaton''s dating life together on social media, as well.
Here, they are six years old, which have begun to open up about the importance of maintaining a private romance in the public sphere. With that, let''s look at their relationship timeline to see how it all began and what they are today.
September 2016: Dating Rumours Swirl
During a trip together in Spain, dating rumors first began in September 2016. Both Dyer and Heaton were sharing pictures of one another on Instagram. At the time, neither commented.
October 2016: Wizard of Oz Halloween Costumes
As you can see, Heaton and Dyer, along with two other friends, wore a group Wizard of Oz costume for Halloween in 2016. This photo sparked dating rumors even further.
November 2016: Spotted Holding Hands
According to an "eyewitness" who spoke with Entertainment Tonight, the Stranger Things costars were spotted holding hands at a Nashville restaurant.
January 2017: The Instagram Clue
March 2017: Avoiding A Dating Question
TMZ approached the couple outside of LAX and straight-up asked them if they were dating. Dyer said, "I think that our cast just is friendly with each other," she said, "I mean, I won''t speak for anybody else but it''s been, you know a We''re all one big family."
May 2017: MTV Movie & TV Awards
Stranger Things'' cast sat up for the MTV awards show to receive the Show of the Year award, but as reported by InStyle, Heaton and Dyer "looked especially cozy" during the event, "looked really nice as they posed for photos."
October 2017: Holding Hands Again
Once again, they were seen holding hands, but this time it was seen. While strolling in New York City, Heaton and Dyer walked hand in hand, which many considered as being true couple.
November 2017: A Photo In Paris
Heaton shared an Instagram of Dyer in Paris for this month. During this time, other Stranger Things cast members were coming to Paris for work. Despite the fact, they were once again seen holding hands and kissing in London a few days later.
December 2017: Red Carpet Official
Heaton and Dyer performed a Christmas party at the Burberry x Cara Delevingne in London on December 2, 2017. Two days later, and a little over a year after dating revelations, they made their red carpet debut at the British Fashion Awards in 2017.
January 2018: Natalia''''s 21st Birthday
Dyer spoke at the January 2018 SAG Awards for the first time publicly. After Us Weekly asked her what "he loves best" about hm, she said. "Heas absolutely fantastic. He''s fantastic, like everybody in the cast. They''re all super, really fun to deal with," she said. Us also asked what it took to work with Heaton, asserting that there were "pros and cons," but that "it''s a lot of fun."
April 2018: Coachella
The two were once again spotted at Coachella, according to daily mail photos. Despite their love, they always have no eyes on one another. In the above video, you may also see them having fun with some Riverdale stars.
May 2018: Fashion Show Time
Heaton and Dyer are at the Christian Dior Cruise 2019 Fashion Show in Paris.
September 2018: Attend Emmys Together
Dyer and Heaton walked the red carpet together at the 2018 Emmys and were a little confused.
January 2019: Still Totally Into Each Other
A source told Us Weekly that she and Dyer were at the Sundance Film Festival together for their film Velvet Buzzsaw, saying, "They seem totally obsessed with one another."
February 2019: Working Together
Heaton talked about Dyer and how it is like working with her in an interview on February 27, 2018. "Because we work in the same industry and have had similar trajectories, we''ve gone through it together," he said. "It''s important to get close to those who are familiar with those challenges, but you can always share those obstacles and get them to do so. And yes, we''ll be back on track.
April 2019: They''''ll Always Have Paris
In April, they were once again seen in Paris looking absolutely happy together.
July 2019: Their Private Relationship
Dyer discussed Heaton''s privacy in an interview with Refinery29 on July 1, but said, "It''s something important to me a with my family, with my friends," she said. "Itas always really fun," she said, adding that "we are really comfortable with each other, so we can relax and relax.")
January 2020: Nataliaas 25th Birthday
Heaton shared an adorable picture of the two adopting and looking as in love as ever to commemorate Dyera''s 25th birthday.
February 2020: Charlie Heaton Opens Up
Heaton talks about his relationship with Dyer for the first time, explaining why they made it hidden for so long. Speaking to GQ Magazine, Heaton said that they weren''t being asneakya about being an item a just because they were young and didn''t want their feelings to ruin their friendship. aWe didn''t really know what the relationship was,a he said.
Asparks were flyinga already during their first audition and chemistry, according to Stranger Things co-creator Matt Duffer.
Natalia Dyer Talks About Her Public Perception of Her Love Life in May 2022
During an interview with Cosmopolitan, Dyer discussed why people believe her relationship with Heaton was so beneficial. aIam always curious as to why it comes up, he said. aWhy do people want to know about it?a While Dyer is aware that viewers are interested in the actual lives of the people who play their favourite characters, sheas remains skeptical.
AIt sounds clichA, but I am not just a person, she added. aSome people are very comfortable in being open and sharing, but others are more comfortable holding some items for themselves.a
Dyer reveals that they were acolleagues firsta before becoming romantically involved. aItas a common, natural thing that wouldave happened either way. aWe work on the same show a naturally we would do interviews together and things like that. Another interesting thing about [our relationship] is other people''s perception and reaction to it. Everything else is just quite human.a
May 2022: Stranger Things S4 Premiere
The couple left the red carpet on May 18, presumably for the Season 4 premiere of Stranger Things. Heaton kept Dyer close, but the couple were often seen gazeing into each otheras eyes.
This article was originally published on July 3, 2019 at the time.