Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber shut down the Met Gala in 2022 when they made their red carpet debut and have since become one of Hollywood’s hottest couples! Besides making public appearances together, the pair have maintained a low-key relationship. As they remain tight-lipped about their love, fans often wonder if the two are still dating. 

When Did Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber Start Dating?

The Elvis star and supermodel started dating in December 2021, a source confirmed to Life & Style at the time.

The insider revealed their romance was going “going very well” although they were still in the “early stages” of dating.

“She’s taking it slow, she doesn’t want to rush into anything, but she and Austin are really into each other,” the source said. “Austin is older than her by 10 years, but she likes that. They‘re having fun getting to know each other better, and they make a really cute couple.

Do Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber Attend Public Events Together?

Although The Carrie Diaries star and Kaia don’t publicly talk about their relationship, that doesn’t stop them from attending high-profile events together. After they made their romance public at the Met Gala in May 2022, Kaia attended the Elvis premiere alongside the leading man later that month. Austin and Kaia lit up the red carpet when they couldn’t keep their hands off each other and even shared a passionate kiss in front of the cameras.

Sealed With a Kiss! Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber Pack on the PDA: Their Cutest Photos
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The PDA-packed moment happened the same month Austin was asked about his relationship with Kaia during an interview with GQ.

“I don’t think there’s anything I want to share about that. But thank you for providing the space,” he vaguely told the publication.

Notably, Austin and Kaia did not attend the 2023 Golden Globes together. The Elvis star and award winner that evening took his sister, Ashley Butler, with him.

Are Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber Still Together?

The duo seems to be going strong today. In August 2023, Austin and Kaia were spotted on a rare date night at Nobu Malibu, where they met up with Karlie Kloss and her husband, Joshua Kushner.

Who Are Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber’s Exes?

This is Austin’s first public relationship since his January 2020 split from Vanessa Hudgens, whom he dated for nine years. The split came as a shock to fans as the California native and former Disney star seemed like end game material.

However, Vanessa had no ill feelings towards Austin’s new romance and was “totally cool” with it, a source told Life & Style in December 2021.

“She and Austin didn’t work out. It happens,” the insider said about the High School Musical alum, who is now engaged to former MLB player Cole Tucker. A separate source told Life & Style of the couple’s happy news, reported on February 2, 2023, “They’re keeping it on the down-low for now and enjoying the moment but plan to make an official announcement any day.”

Kaia, on the other hand, was fresh out of a relationship with Euphoria star Jacob Elordi before she moved on with Austin. The former couple was together for one year before they called it quits in November 2021.

Did Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber Attend the 2023 Oscars Together?

Fans were quick to speculate about Austin and Kaia’s relationship status after he walked the 2023 Oscars champagne carpet without his gal by his side. The actor – who was nominated for Best Lead Actor for his titular role in Elviseven avoided a question regarding the whereabouts of his model girlfriend on his big night. 

After Ashley Graham asked him, “Where’s Kaia?” Austin simply replied that he was attending the March 2023 event with his best friend.

However, Kaia eventually joined Austin for the festivities when they posed together on the red carpet at the Vanity Fair afterparty.

The couple appeared to be in a good place as they wrapped their arms around each other and smiled. The nominee looked handsome in a classic Saint Laurent tux, while Kaia stunned in a sparkling Celine dress.