Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin Relationship Timeline

After Martin and his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow "consciously uncoupled" in 2014 and finalized their divorce in 2016, he began a relationship with Johnson in 2017.

Relationship begins

Johnson and Martin were first spotted together in October 2017 on what appeared to be a romantic date at a sushi restaurant in Los Angeles.

First spotting together

After almost a year of speculation, Johnson finally acknowledged her relationship with Martin during a 2018 interview with Tatler.

Confirming the relationship

In February 2020, they collaborated professionally on Coldplay's music video for "Cry Cry Cry,"

Collaboration for music video

In December 2020, rumors began to spark that Johnson and Martin were engaged, as Dakota was seen wearing a large emerald ring on her left hand.

Engagement rumours

In London, 2021, the singer dedicated a song to Dakota; Martin introduced the song "My Universe" by saying, "This is about my universe, and she's here."

Dedicating the song

In early 2021, Dakota and Chris moved into a home in Malibu. They both seem to enjoy the city, also love the outdoors and often take beach strolls

Living together

In July 2021, Martin and Johnson were seen in Palma de Mallorca during a summer vacation. The pair were spotted walking arm in arm and taking a boat ride off the coast.

Romantic Getaway

In January 2022, Johnson and Martin provided another glimpse into their relationship when Martin briefly crashed a Sundance Film Festival Zoom event.

Crashes Dakota Zoom event

Dakota introduced Martin to SubPacs — a device that allows the hearing impaired to feel the vibrations of a concert.

Helpful girlfriend

The couple kept their relationship private, but it consisted of many cozy dates, beach walks, and family vacations.

Adorable couple