Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst are a Hollywood power couple. The talented pair have captured the hearts of fans with their on-screen chemistry and off-screen romance. The duo first met on the set of the FX series Fargo in 2015, where they played a married couple.

Despite working together for the first time, Plemons knew that Dunst would be in his life for a long time. Dunst, on the other hand, bonded with Plemons over their shared experience as former child actors.

Dunst and Plemons have been keeping their relationship private, often avoiding the spotlight and maintaining a low profile. However, their love story has still managed to capture the attention of fans worldwide.

From their adorable moments on the red carpet to their sweet social media posts, the couple’s love for each other is evident. In this article, we will dive deeper into the timeline of their relationship, from their first meeting in Fargo to their journey as parents and newlyweds.

Meeting on the Set of Fargo (2015)

In 2015, Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst met on the set of the FX hit series Fargo. In the series they played a married couple during the show’s second season. Although they had never worked together before, their on-screen chemistry was undeniable, and they quickly hit it off.

Jesse Robert Plemons and Kirsten Dunst at the series Fargo.
Jesse Robert Plemons and Kirsten Dunst at the series Fargo. Source: Pinterest

Plemons later revealed that he knew Dunst would be in his life for a long time after their first meeting. Meanwhile, Dunst and Plemons bonded over their shared experience as former child actors. Dunst famously landed her breakout role in Interview with the Vampire at just 11 years old and Plemons got his start in a Coca-Cola commercial at the age of two.

Despite playing a couple on-screen, Plemons and Dunst real-life romance didn’t develop until a year and a half after their initial meeting.

Plemons & Dunst’s Dating Rumors Started After They Were Spotted In 2016

In May 2016, Jesse Roberto Plemons and Kirsten Dunst had rumors of a possible romance when they were seen sharing a kiss in Studio City, California.

The couple had already completed filming of Fargo’s second season and this sighting outside a local restaurant seemed to indicate that their relationship had progressed beyond mere friendship. However, the couple remained tight-lipped about the rumors and never confirmed their relationship at the time.

The paparazzi photos of the kiss, however, were enough to keep fans speculating about the nature of Jesse and Kirsten’s relationship. It wasn’t until a year later that the couple finally confirmed their relationship. They made their public debut at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Roberto Plemons Engagement Rumors

In January 2017, engagement rumors began to swirl. Kirsten Dunst was spotted wearing an oval-shaped diamond on her ring finger at Paris Fashion Week. Fans speculated that the ring could be an engagement ring from her boyfriend, Jesse Plemons.

The lovely couple Jesse and Kirsten did not confirm anything at the time. It wasn’t until June 2017 that Dunst officially announced their engagement during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Fallon showed Dunst a photo of herself at the Paris Fashion Week with the engagement ring clearly visible.

Kirsten Dunst flaunts her engagement ring.
Kirsten Dunst flaunts her engagement ring. Source: Pinterest

The Melancholia actress gave a response by saying:

“What are you trying to say? That I’m engaged?”

The audience cheered as Dunst confirmed the happy news, revealing that Plemons had proposed to her in January of that year. After the announcement, fans eagerly awaited news of the couple’s upcoming wedding.

A Match Made in Hollywood: Kirsten and Jesse’s Public Appearance

On February 25, 2017, Jesse Roberto Plemons and Kirsten Dunst made their first public appearance. The pair made an appearance at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Roberto Plemons at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Source: Pinterest

The couple, who had previously worked together on the TV series Fargo, arrived at the event hand-in-hand and posed for photos on the red carpet. It was a big night for the couple. Likewise, Dunst also showed off her engagement ring, confirming their engagement to the public for the first time.

Fans were thrilled to see the two together, and their appearance at the event only added to the excitement surrounding their relationship.

Baby News and Red Carpet Debut

In December 2017, Kirsten announced that she and Jesse Plemons were expecting their first child. The happy news was first reported by several news outlets. The Actress later confirmed it by showing off her baby bump in Rodarte’s Fall-Winter 2018 portrait series a month later.

The romantic couple Kirsten and Jesse kept details of the pregnancy private, but in May 2018, they welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Ennis Howard Plemons. Another star Kaley Cuoco recently welcomed her first baby.

James Robert Plemons and Kirsten Dunst.
Jesse Robert Plemons and Kirsten Dunst. Source: Pinterest

The couple made their first public appearance as new parents in September of that year, attending the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. They looked happy and in love, as they walked the red carpet together. Dunst looked stunning in a midnight blue Schiaparelli Haute Couture gown and Plemons looked dapper in a classic black tuxedo.

The new mom and dad were all smiles as they posed for photos and talked about their new roles as parents. The couple looked relaxed and at ease, with Dunst admitting to reporters that she was happy to be out of the house after giving birth.

Kirsten and Jesse welcomed their Second Child On May 2021

In May 2021, Kirsten and Jesse added another member to their family. The pair welcomed their second child, a baby boy named James Robert. The news was first reported by several news outlets, though the couple remained private about the details of their new addition.

Dunst later confirmed the news during an interview with The New York Times in September 2021, where she gushed about her newborn son. She spoke about the joys and challenges of motherhood, noting that having children has made her more selective about the projects she takes on.

As Dunst and Plemons continue to navigate their roles as parents of two like Roberto Sergi, fans are excited to see what’s next for this adorable couple.

Kirsten Dunst Opens Up about Wedding Planning with Jesse

It really took time for this pair to give happy news. Despite dating for so many years, Dunst and Plemons were yet to exchange their wedding vows. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Dunst explained that the COVID-19 pandemic and having their second child together had delayed their wedding plans.

The Jumanji actress Jesse disclose on the couple referred to each other as husband and wife, but they had not yet officially tied the knot. However, she did confirm that they were actively planning their nuptials, saying, “We have to get married at this point. It’s ridiculous. We just haven’t planned a wedding.”

Dunst also revealed that she wanted to wait until after her second pregnancy to have the wedding. She said so that she could fully enjoy the celebration with her loved ones without any restrictions or limitations.

Dunst and Plemons’ Private Paradise: A Jamaican Wedding to Remember

Lovebirds Dunst and Plemons have officially taken the plunge! The couple, who co-starred in the movie “The Power of the Dog,” exchanged vows in a private ceremony at the stunning GoldenEye resort in Jamaica. They finally tied the knot on July 8, 2022, after being together for nearly 7 years.

The newlyweds kept their nuptials low-key, but fans couldn’t be happier for the pair as they embark on this new chapter of their love story.

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