Kendall Jenner and Bad Bunny caused a stir this February with their unexpected romance, and yet, months later, they are still going strong. The supermodel—who previously dated NBA star Devin Booker—first connected with the Grammy-winning Puerto Rican rapper through mutual friends when he moved to Los Angeles earlier this year. The two have since embarked on a secretive romance, which we've only seen glimpses of thanks to social media.
Ahead, see everything we know so far about the their blossoming relationship—from the first dating rumours to the pair's most recent outings.
May 1, 2023: They both attend the Met Gala, then make a date night out of the after-party.
Jenner and Bad Bunny were among the night's attendees at the2023 Met Gala, where Jenner wore a glittering black bodysuit by Marc Jacobs and Bunny wore a white tweed suit with a rosette cape by Jacquemus. Though they didn't make a joint appearance at the event, they were later seen heading to the after-party together. For the occasion, Jenner wore a Nensi Dojaka shimmering playsuit, which replicated a 1994 Chanel creation, consisting of pearl-embellished spaghetti straps, plus a black thong and an ultra-cropped black tank layered over the piece. Meanwhile, the rapper trailed after the model while wearing a white T-shirt, a brown suede collared jacket, dark brown trousers, and caramel suede boots.
April 29, 2023: They have a dinner date in NYC.
The two were spotted during a night out in NYC, where they ate at celeb hotspot Carbone before heading to Pergola. They did not hold hands or exchange PDA in front of the cameras. In the pics, Jenner wears a sheer brown top with a belted, fur-trimmed micro-mini skirt and boots by Blumarine. Bad Bunny wore a pale yellow and black bomber jacket with a black tee, black trousers, black oval sunglasses, and silver hoop earrings.
April 26, 2023: They're spotted leaving a concert together.
The pair were spotted on a casual date Wednesday night, as they attended Tyler, the Creator's concert in LA. They were photographed leaving the venue in Bad Bunny's car, with the model laughing in the passenger seat as the rapper drove them away. In the pics, the stars coordinate in white t-shirts and black pants, with Jenner adding a hoodie and baseball cap, and Bad Bunny wearing sunglasses.
April 16, 2023: They pack on PDA at Coachella.
The two make a buzzy joint appearance at this year's festival in Indio, California. During the artist's April 14 performance, Jenner supports him from the crowd and is seen dancing to his final song, "Después de la Playa," alongside a group of friends, per footage captured by fans.Onstage, the rapper directly alludes to recent dating rumors for the first time in an emphatic speech. "People think they know the lives of famous people—but they don't," he says in Spanish. "They don’t know what we feel, what we live through. They will never know what a heart can feel. Don’t believe everything you hear. You won't get to know the real me through a video on Instagram, an interview or a TikTok. If you really want to get to know me, I invite you to my home." Jenner and Bad Bunny were seen at the festival again on April 15, as they watched Rosalía's performance with a group of friends. They ended the weekend on April 16, getting cozy in the crowd during one of the Sunday performances.
April 4, 2023: Kendall takes Bad Bunny on a horse date.
The model takes things to the next level with Bad Bunny with a romantic horseback riding date at the Hidden Hills Equestrian Center in California. Photos published by TMZ show the two riding around the corral on one of Jenner's horses. The rapper later goes on a solo ride while the model smiles and films him.
March 8, 2023: They are captured kissing.
In an outing that confirms their status as an item, the two are photographed sharing a kiss in a parking lot following a night out with friends at a sushi restaurant in West Hollywood.
February 20, 2023: Romance rumors swirl.
Jenner and Bad Bunny first meet through mutual friends when the rapper moves to Los Angeles toward the beginning of February, according to People. Weeks later, rumors of their fling swirl as the two are captured by TMZ leaving the same restaurant in Beverly Hills, allegedly following a double date with Justin and Hailey Bieber. (The outlet notes that the Biebers headed out of the restaurant almost an hour earlier than Jenner and Bad Bunny, suggesting that the supermodel and rapper likely spent some alone time.)
This piece originally appeared in Harper's Bazaar USA.