When it comes to celebrity couples, Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma's relationship really is what dreams are made of. From meeting in 2015 to welcoming their little girl and getting married in one of the most stunning dresses going, here's the couple's complete relationship history.
September 24, 2020: Matthew and Hilary decide to spend her birthday celebrating in the only way these two know how; proving once again that they are just very very cute.
In a post on his Instagram stories Matthew celebrated the beginning of his wife's 33rd birthday week (a whole week!) with a picture of her in the bath wearing a silver glittery party hat (and a decent tan). And while it sounds as NSFW as his recent butt-tattoo Instagram post, there's no actual nudity involved, just a beaming Hilary in a party hat alongside the caption, "WIFE".
Meanwhile over on her Instagram stories Hilary posted a picture of a huge bouquet of beautiful orange and white flowers that Matthew bought for her to celebrate the start of her birthday week (her actual birthday is on the 28th September).
She captioned the post, "Bday flowers from my dream guy," because apparently these two are just far too cute.
Here's the rest of Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma's relationship timeline...
2015: A year after Hilary split from ex husband Mike Comrie, she reportedly meets singer/songwriter/producer Matthew while the pair are working together on her album 'Breathe In. Breathe Out'. She later told Vogue:
There wasn’t an instant spark, because I think when you’re walking into a professional meeting, you know nothing about the other person. I didn’t know if he was dating someone… And then when we started talking about music, things started sparking and he was being funny enough, not flirtatious, but funny enough to where we started creating a banter and a nice friendship right off the bat.
January 28, 2017: It's thought the pair started dating officially towards the end of 2016. In January 2017, they make their red carpet debut at a pre-SAG Awards party in Los Angeles.
February 17, 2017: Hilary posts her very first Instagram picture with Matthew (it's a very strong grid debut - see below) as they holiday together in Costa Rica.
March 2017: According to E! News, Hilary and Matthew split up but it's not long before they're back together.
October 2017: Fast forward eight months and the pair confirm they're an item again when Matthew pops back up on the Lizzie McGuire star's Instagram grid.
December 2017: Speaking about their on-off relationship, Hilary told The Talk hosts: "I mean, this is the third time that we’ve dated... Timing is such a big deal... third time’s a charm!" She continued:
"I think that you have history and a past with someone and love, and just because it doesn’t work out the first time, the second time, as long as there’s not too much damage done, then, it can always work out again."
March 2018: They tell fans they've added a new member to their family. "Hey guys! We adopted an old dog," Hilary shared on Instagram. "Thank you so much @loveleorescue #welovelucy," she added, while Matthew posted, "I Love Lucy and she…looks fairly indifferent towards me. I will Ricky Ricardo her heart."
June 8, 2018: They announce they're expecting their first child together. Showing off her bump, she wrote on Instagram: "Guess what guys! @matthewkoma and I made a little princess of our own and we couldn’t be more excited!!!!!!"
October 2018: The couple welcome daughter Banks Violet Bair. "This little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined our world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic," the singer captioned an adorable picture of the newborn.
May 9, 2019: Matthew and Hilary get engaged after the producer pops the question. "I asked my best friend to marry me," he wrote alongside two very photos of Hilary showing off the ring.
December 21, 2019: Eight months after the proposal, the pair get married in an intimate ceremony held in their garden and Hilary walks down the aisle holding daughter Banks.
February 14, 2020: The musician reminisces about their wedding day in a sweet Valentine's Day message.
I got to marry my Valentine last year, and become a daddy to a mini Valentine the year before that. The luckiest. Ba, thank you for being my 5x Valentine and for bringing out the Hallmark in me. Here’s to 80 more...unless science allows for a 200 year lifespan. In which case, I’ll give you a 150 year out...since you’ll still be really sharp and fit and beautiful and smart at 150, you’ll pull a young 100 chump who writes better songs.
May 7, 2020: Matthew celebrates their one-year proposal anniversary (yes, that's evidently a thing).
September 22, 2020: Taking to Instagram Matthew debuts a new tattoo; a dedication to his wife of nine months, on his left butt-cheek. Which is not something you see every day.
The post, which involved some strategically placed peach emojis to cover the err... central part of the bum, came with the caption;
" Good luck winning a fight with your wife when her name’s tattooed on your butt cheek. #squats #gainz #laseraway"
Fans and friends of the couple have already flooded the comments with support (and a few laughs). Comedian Whitney Cummings commented, "Wait I just got this too," while Hilary herself said, "Finest tiniest booty around #youstucknowboy," and one follower just appreciated the craftsmanship with a simple, "Great font, Matt."
Snaps to Matthew for tagging the location on the post as "Butt," it's that kind of attention to detail that really gets our support.
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