Netflix’s movie The Kissing Booth tells the super sweet and funny story of how Elle Evans (Joey King) and Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi) start secretly dating, which becomes a major issue when Elle’s BFF and Noah’s younger brother, Lee Flynn (Joel Courtney) finds out.
Without giving too much away, Elle and Lee made a list of rules when they were younger, and one of them (number nine to be exact) states that Noah is totally off limits.
If you haven’t watched the movie yet, get on that because you’re bound to fall in love with this love story, especially once you find out the characters were a couple in real life.
Yep, you read that right. Joey King and Jacob Elordi dated for some time, but the called it quits before the second movie was released.
Here are the biggest moments of their relationship so far…
July 24, 2020: The Kissing Booth 2 is released.
While the former couple are totally happy in their own relationships, the highly-anticipated sequel to the movie that brought them together is finally released. Luckily, fans will get another chance to see them together (on-screen at least) thanks to the big announcement that The Kissing Booth 3 will be out in 2021.
November 1, 2019: Joey King opens up about working with Jacob again on The Kissing Booth sequels.
While talking on the podcast, Mood With Lauren Elizabeth, Joey opens up about having to work with her ex and what it meant for her to return to playing Elle despite their relationship not working out IRL.
“I’m a fan with how it resonated with the world, it resonated with me. So going back and doing that and making the sacrifice of what, obviously, everyone is thinking about — outwardly addressing, but what I’m kind of on the sly addressing, making those sacrifices was totally worth it,” Joey said.
September 23, 2019: Joey King and Steven Piet walk down the red carpet together.
Joey King and her new beau posed for some photos while at the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards. Joey was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, but lost Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movieto Michelle King. Still, it ended up being a good night for the actress as she got to hang out with her beau all night long.
September 4, 2019: Joey King steps out with The Act producer.
Only a few days after Jacob and Zendaya caused a stir online, Joey King went on a double date with Steven Piet, who was a producer on The Act. The new couple got together with Joey’s sister and her fiancé as they caught a screening of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
August 30, 2019: Jacob Elordi sparks rumors with Zendaya.
While the couple never officially confirmed the end of their breakup, it looks like done for good when Zendaya and Jacob were spotted on vacation together in Greece.
March 23, 2019: Joey King and Jacob Elordi show up on red carpets with different co-stars.
Joey King went to the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards with her BFF and fellow The Kissing Booth co-star, Joel Courtney. Meanwhile, back in January, Jacob Elordi attended the 2019 Golden Globe awards with Euphoria co-star Hunter Schafer.
February 14, 2019: They’re reuniting.
Despite recent rumors that the two of them have broken up, it looks like they will be back together again after Netflix announced that they’ll both be returning for The Kissing Booth 2.
Jacob recently returned to Instagram, but all of his photos before his break are officially deleted. Joey also deleted most of the photos of the two of them off her Instagram account. It’s also interesting that Jacob didn’t return to help make the big announcement.
With all clues leading to a potential break up, it’s probably safe to say that this couple isn’t together any more.
November 28, 2018: Fans think they broke up.
Fans are currently freaking out over the fact that Jacob Elordi and Joey King might’ve broken up! The adorable couple haven’t been seen together in a while and Jacob even deleted his entire Instagram account recently.
While the two of them haven’t confirmed or denied that they are broken up, their busy schedules might have led them to call it quits or have kept them from seeing each other lately.
Fans can’t stop posting on Joey’s Instagram, asking her to confirm or deny if they’re done or not. Here’s hoping she responds soon!
August 28, 2018: When Joey posted this video of them dancing.
These two are clearly in sync with one another in this adorable throwback video that Joey posted. Someone needs to teach me this dance so I can join in.
They also attended the Variety Power of Young Hollywood party together and looked absolutely hilarious as they made funny faces on the red carpet.
August 14, 2018: When Jacob posted a photo of the two of them in face masks.
Jacob posted this adorable photo of them doing face masks together and something tells us it likely wasn’t his idea. Still, the couple looked cozy in their super chill date night together.
August 12, 2018: When Joey mentioned him at the Teen Choice Awards.
“You know what, actually it does help [dating another actor],” Joey told US Weekly. “It helps to have somebody by your side, cheering you on, who knows what you’re going through and who’s been through it themselves.”
She also shared that the couple have a list of cute date ideas that they love to do together.
“I love rollerskating, I love to read, [and] I love the beach — but I don’t like the sun, so that’s an oxymoron.”
July 30, 2018: When Jacob posted the funniest photos for Joey’s birthday.
July 13, 2018: When Joey gushed about him in an interview.
“It’s exciting for people to know what they saw on screen was real,” Joey told the New York Times.
Vince Marcello, the film’s director and writer also said, “You never plan for that, you don’t expect it to happen, but they’re so great together, and it shows in every scene.”
June 26, 2018: When Joey surprised him for his birthday.
June 10, 2018: When they saw the Sticky Fingers live.
May 31, 2018: When they compared accents.
May 28, 2018: When Jacob tried to feed Joey sushi.
May 19, 2018: When they shared an ice cream cone.
May 10, 2018: When Joey jumped into Jacob’s arms.
April 9, 2018: When they attended the LA Fashion Awards together.
March 24, 2018: When they marched for gun control.
February 12, 2018: When Jacob held Joey’s hand during a dentist appointment.
December 19, 2017: When they took a trip to Australia.
November 17, 2017: When they visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
November 4, 2017: When they dressed up as Jack and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
September 10, 2017: When Jacob made Joey a scrapbook about their relationship.
July 2, 2017: When they wore matching baseball hats.
June 26, 2017: When Joey wished Jacob a happy birthday on Instagram.
April 6, 2017: When they posed in front of the Hollywood sign.
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