Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes: Inside Their Very Private Relationship

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are presumably Hollywood’s many mysterious integrate — a actors have kept their six-year attribute so dark from a media that photos of them holding hands are mostly treated as violation news.

With Gosling’s starring purpose in Blade Runner 2049, that hits theaters on Oct. 6, a 36-year-old actor’s attribute with 43-year-old Mendes is behind in a spotlight: Juggling red runner appearances and family time with their dual daughters. Let’s take a demeanour behind during their attribute timeline.

They Played a Couple Before Becoming a Real One

Gosling, who rose to luminary as a heartthrob after starring in 2004’s romance The Notebook, got together with a gorgeous, Cuban-American singer while filming The Place Beyond The Pines in Aug. 2011. In a film, Gosling and Mendes costarred as beloved and partner (and awaiting parents), and during some indicate they took their characters’ attribute off-screen. The pair’s intrigue became open believe in Sep when they were spotted on a date in Disneyland only weeks after filming.

It’s protected to contend that many were sad to learn Hollywood’s many sought-after Canadian bachelor was off a market.

Romance Heats Up

After usually a few months of dating, a integrate seemed to be holding things to a subsequent level: Gosling flew to Paris for a regretful getaway with Mendes over Thanksgiving that November. At a time, Mendes was on plcae sharpened a French indie Holy Motors, though vital on apart continents didn’t stop their relationship from blossoming.

Ahmad Elatab/Splash News Online

On New Year’s, things got even some-more critical when Gosling introduced Mendes to his mom in New York City. But even with their intrigue holding off, a actors refused to residence their attribute to a media.

Only a integrate months after assembly his mother, Mendes called Gosling a “dream costar,” nonetheless pronounced “it’s too personal,” when asked about her new beau.

Welcoming Their First Child

Years after their attribute became open knowledge, pregnancy rumors began to circulate. Mendes valid skilful during covering her baby bump: The high-profile integrate kept their pregnancy underneath wraps for months. Mendes denied being profound when confronted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in Feb. 2014, though PEOPLE reliable that she and Gosling were expecting that July.

Despite gripping a news private, a integrate were clearly vehement to welcome their daughter, now 3-year-old Esmeralda Amada, who was innate on Sept. 12, 2014. Gosling after said fatherhood “feels like a dream.”


Keeping a Second Pregnancy a Secret

The integrate welcomed their second daughter, now 1-year-old Amada Lee, on Friday, Apr 29. Holding loyal to their private reputation, a integrate kept this pregnancy tip from a open until usually months before their second daughter was born.

Gosling was reportedly “madly in love” with his initial baby, and carrying a second usually done him suffer fatherhood even more.

“I usually know what it’s like to have my kids. And in my situation, Eva’s a dream mother, and they’re dream babies, and it’s like a dream that I’m carrying right now,” Gosling told GQ Magazine in 2016. “I’m forgetful it all. So we feel so lucky.”



Giving Their Kids a “Normal Upbringing”

Although they never married, Gosling and Mendes are reportedly really family-oriented. Despite their luminary status, they wish to give their girls a “normal upbringing,” and don’t have a nanny help lift their kids. Mendes even stayed home with their daughter and skipped this year’s Golden Globes, where Gosling won best actor in a comedy or low-pitched for his opening in La La Land.

Gosling thanked Mendes and her loyalty to their family during his acceptance speech.

“While we was singing and dancing and personification piano … my lady was lifting a daughter, profound with a second and perplexing to assistance her hermit with his conflict with cancer.”

RELATED: Eva Mendes on How She’s Raising Her Kids with Ryan Gosling in Latin Culture – and They Speak Mostly Spanglish


Although she positively has kept bustling between her conform line, Eva Mendes Collection during New York Company, and a beauty brand, Circa, Mendes also loves to stay home with Gosling and her daughters.

“What people don’t know about me is that we adore being home,” she told SHAPE for their Apr cover.“Instead of attack a red carpet, I’d rather be with a girls.”