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Is Timothée Chalamet Gay? Everything We Know

Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet is an American actor who has appeared in many interesting films. In a short span of time, he has become a very successful and popular actor in Hollywood thanks to his charming looks and acting talent. Besides that, people have been interested to know about the sexuality of the Dune actor with many speculating that he is gay.

The actor has been quite guarded when it comes to his personal life and rarely talks about it. In this article, we will take a closer look at it. So if you want to know if Timothée Chalamet is gay or not, continue reading.

Who Is Timothée Chalamet?

Timothée Chalamet was born on December 27, 1995, in New York City and grew up in the Manhattan Plaza building. His mother’s name is Nicole Flender and she works as a real estate agent. Nicole has Russian and Austrian Jewish roots. Timothée’s father Marc Chalamet is French and serves as an editor on UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund).

Who Is Timothée Chalamet?
Credits: IMDb

He has dual citizenship in America and France. As a child, Timothée acted in several short films and television commercials. He also made his debut on the small screen with Law & Order in 2009 where he had a small role in one of the episodes. In 2014, he made his feature debut with Men, Women & Children. Later on, Timothée continued to appear in films like Interstellar and Lady Bird, etc.

The actor finally got global acclaim and recognition after his performance in Call Me By Your Name which got him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. It showed the story of a boy who starts a relationship with a man who is quite older than him. Since then, he has acted in many successful films like both the Dune films, Wonka, and many more.

Is He Gay?

The speculation around Timothée Chalamet being gay started out when Call Me By Your Name was released in which he was shown to be in a relationship with his 24-year-old male teacher. One person on TikTok had shared that Timothée sent him a follow request on Instagram after he slipped into his DM asking for an online date. However, it was never resolved whether the clip was real or fake.

Putting the speculations aside, it is clear that the actor is in fact straight and has been in a high-profile relationship with women including Kylie Jenner. Another thing that fuels this rumor is the gender-fluid outfits Timothée is seen wearing on multiple occasions. But these outfits have been well received and are loved by people, especially women.

The actor also openly extends his warm support towards the LGBTQ+ community and has donated around $1000 to a center in New York during the Golden Globe Awards in 2019.

Timothée Chalamet’s Dating History

Timothée Chalamet’s name has been linked with many ladies from the show business in the past few years. Apart from Kylie Jenner, he has linked with Lourdes Leon who is the daughter of Madonna. The duo met in high school and began dating each other around that time. Leon has called him her first boyfriend.

Timothée Chalamet's Dating History
Credits: Cosmopolitan

In 2018, the actor was snapped sharing a kiss with Johnny Depp’s daughter Lily-Rose Depp. They subsequently made their relationship public and it was followed by their pictures going online from a yacht. However, in 2020, it was reported that the couple had parted ways.

Actress Eiza Gonzalez was seen kissing Timothée in 2020 but the couple has not been together. We can expect that this relationship did not last for very long. His name has also been associated with Sarah Talabi who is a model.

Back in May 2022, reports stated that the couple was seen getting cozy with each other on the stage during Coachella. She also shared a picture on her Instagram story, writing that she had a fun time with a great group of people. The model had tagged Timothée and her friends in it.


Timothée Chalamet has emerged as a very successful actor in the industry in a very short time span. He has a strong fan following among the female population. Looking at his dating history, it seems that he is not gay and is attracted to a person of the opposite gender. So we can conclude that the news of him being gay is simply rumors and speculations from the public.

The actor is simply different in his fashion choices and exudes an energy that some might deem effeminate. But they don’t confirm that he is actually gay.

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