‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown & Her Boyfriend Made Their Red-Carpet Debut

Millie Bobby Brown previously confirmed that she’s dating boyfriend Jake Bongiovi. But now that they’ve made their red-carpet debut, we’re itching to know more about the Stranger Things star’s beau.

So, who is Millie Bobby Brown’s boyfriend? And is he related to Jon Bon Jovi? Keep scrolling for details.

1. Who Is Millie Bobby Brown's Boyfriend?

His full name is Jacob Hurley Bongiovi, but he goes by Jake for short. If his last name sounds familiar, it’s probably because he’s the son of Jon Bon Jovi. (NBD.) Bongiovi is a student at Syracuse University, where he plays on the football team.

2. When Did They Start Dating?

Rumors started swirling back in June 2021 when Bongiovi posted a selfie with Brown, along with the caption: “Bff

Shortly after, they were spotted showing PDA in New York City. The pair held hands as they walked down the street, while Bongiovi carried Brown’s dog, Winnie, in a large tote bag.

Later that year, Bongiovi posted another picture on Instagram—but this time, it featured himself and Brown on a CCTV camera. A few days later, he shared another photo of the couple enjoying teatime. The caption read, “We’re starting a band send name ideas.”

In November 2021, Brown made their relationship Instagram official by posting a blurry pic of the couple embracing on the London Eye. In the snap, Brown is wrapping her arms around Bongiovi’s neck, while her boyfriend plants a kiss on her cheek. She simply captioned the post with two emojis: a ferris wheel and eyes.

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3. Have They Attended Any Events?

In March, the couple made their red-carpet debut at the 2022 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs). The actress wore a black velvet gown with matching gloves, while her boyfriend donned a classic tux.

There’s nothing quite like young love.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...