Chris Evans, GF Alba Baptista Spotted Holding Hands for 1st Time

Making it public? Chris Evans and actress Alba Baptista had been photographed collectively for the primary time, packing on the PDA amid romance rumors.

The Captain America star, 41, was noticed holding fingers with the Portuguese actress, 25, throughout a stroll by Central Park in New York Metropolis on Thursday, November 10. In images obtained by Web page Six, the twosome seemed to be attempting to remain underneath the radar, rocking sun shades and masks, with Evans topping off his look with a darkish baseball cap. Baptista, for her half, paired her crimson leggings with a cream turtleneck sweater for his or her outing.

The pair had been first linked in 2021, when Baptista started following the Knives Out star and several other different members of his household on social media. Earlier this month, Evans added gasoline to the romance rumors when he shared a photograph of two pumpkins embellished for Halloween through Instagram. Eagle-eyed followers observed that the Marvel star’s snap was strikingly just like one which the Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris star’s mom, Elsa, used as her profile image.

Evans has ceaselessly expressed his want to search out his soulmate over time, telling Males’s Journal in 2019 that he had plans to calm down and begin a household. “I really need youngsters. Yeah, I do,” the Lightyear star instructed the outlet. “I like fairly pedestrian, home issues. I desire a spouse, I need youngsters. I like ceremony. I wish to carve pumpkins and beautify Christmas bushes and s–t like that.”


Earlier this yr, Evans opened up about struggling to discover a steadiness between his skilled and private life. “I’m gonna offer you a great reply,” the Boston native instructed Shondaland in July. “The reply can be that perhaps [I’m] laser-focused on discovering a associate, , somebody that you simply wish to dwell with.”

“I imply, look — I really like what I do. It’s nice; I pour all of myself into it. However by way of — even this business is stuffed with pockets of doubt, hesitation, and recalibration by way of actually looking for somebody that you simply actually can pour all of your self into[,” he said. “Maybe it’s about trying to find someone that you’re looking to spend your life with. Yes, so maybe it’s that.”

Evans has previously been linked to Jessica Biel and Minka Kelly. His last public relationship was with Jenny Slate, who he met on the set of the 2017 film Gifted. The former couple broke up once but reunited in November 2017, before splitting for good in March 2018.

“[Chris wants to] be extra non-public along with his love life [going forward],” a supply completely instructed Us Weekly in January 2020, including that he nonetheless held loads of affection for the 40-year-old Saturday Night time Dwell alum. “Chris feels impartial in direction of Jenny Slate and holds no unhealthy emotions in direction of her,” the insider stated. “[He] is completely satisfied for her.”

Slate, for her half, married artist Ben Shattuck in December 2021 and the couple welcomed their first little one collectively that very same month.

Whereas he seems to search out his good match, Evans will have the ability to discover loads of consolation in his beloved canine, Dodger. “He’s all the pieces to me. He’s essentially the most trustworthy, loyal, stoic trainer you can presumably ask for. He’s so dependable. We don’t deserve them, will we? They’re such good creatures. It blows my thoughts generally that they exist,” the Good Score actor instructed Forbes in July. “I’ve had totally different canine in my life, I’ve recognized so many, and Dodger simply actually stands alone. No disrespect to some other canine, however he’s simply actually an ideal animal.”