Tom Holland and Zendaya are one of the sweetest couples in town right now. From being co-stars at MCU to now being a leading couple in Hollywood, they surely had a great transition together. While they maintain a low-key relationship ever since their secret love story hit the Internet, they had been a great ally to one another even before their romance.
While the duo was highly praised due to their lead portrayal in the Jon Watts’ Spider-Man series, it also brought them into extreme stardom. While the former was new to the fame, he opened up about how the latter helped him in navigating it.
Zendaya Helped Tom Holland in Navigating Fame
The 26-year-old actress, Zendaya is not a stranger to fame. Having started her career as a child model and backup dancer, she transitioned into acting with her famed, sitcom Shake It Up. She had already gained stardom as her Disney icon which eventually paved the way for her to become a Marvel actress.
She portrayed the leading lady role in the Spider-Man trilogy alongside her beau, Tom Holland. Their on-screen chemistry not only touched fans’ hearts but also contributed to making the trilogy successful. After gaining massive stardom by starring in their first film together, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Holland praised his co-star in an interview with PEOPLE. He opened up about how the duo were great chums at the time,
“We are like the best of friends. She’s so great and amazing.”
He continued to share how he was conscious about getting into the sudden limelight but the actress helped her in navigating fame.
“I’m a little worried [about dealing with fame … but] Zendaya is super famous and she’s been through this and I just call her up and say, ‘How do I manage being famous?’ I’m very glad I have a friend like her.”
While they were good friends at the time, their relationship soon evolved into a romantic one with the duo becoming one of the best couples in the Hollywood industry.
Zendaya and Tom Holland – From Friends to Lovers!
Though it was hard to overlook the exact timeline of when the lovebirds started dating each other, it could be safe to assume that their 2017 film was a stepping stone in bringing them together.
Soon after their first film hit the world, they were encircled with dating rumors however, the duo initially denied it. The Euphoria actress told Variety at the time,
“We are friends. He’s a great dude. He’s literally one of my best friends.”
Despite the denial, their secret love soon became public when they were spotted kissing in a car. Their frequent moments together further fueled the rumors. After keeping their love under wraps for a few years, they eventually shared their thoughts on the downside of being a celebrity.
“One of the downsides of our fame is that privacy isn’t really in our control anymore, and a moment that you think is between two people that love each other very much is now a moment that is shared with the entire world.”
There were even rumors about the duo getting engaged however it eventually died down after a while when the Dune star’s mother shared how it was nothing more than “clickbait.” While they are not in the engagement phase, they surely are serious about their relationship and continue to be low-key about it.