Since the beginning, all eyes have been on her. Michelle Williams’ love life.
The Oscar nominee’s first known celebrity relationship began in 1993, the same year she made her TV debut in an episode of Baywatch. She began a relationship to her costar Jeremy JacksonJackson and his crew met on set, but they managed not to reveal the details for nearly 20 years. Jackson finally spoke out in an interview with NBC News in 2011. Howard Stern, calling Williams his “first crush.”
Williams found true love in 2004 with Heath Ledger who played her husband in the critically-acclaimed romantic drama. Brokeback Mountain. They had a daughter, Matilda, and split two years later. Ledger was killed by an accidental drug overdose in 2008.
“I never gave up on love,” the actress told Vanity FairIn 2018, while reflecting on the future Dark Knight star’s death. “I always say to Matilda, ‘Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes.’”
Six months after losing Ledger Williams decided to give her love another shot. She began dating Spike JonzeIn 2008, their relationship ended in discord.
“The timing was impossible,” she admitted to Vogue2009. “I thought falling in love again was the only thing that was going to save me from the pain. This erroneous idea: It just makes things more complicated.”
After being single for a few decades, the Dawson’s CreekThe alum had high-profile relations with prominent people Cary Joji Fukunaga, Jason Segel, Dustin Yellin, Jonathan Safran FoerAnd Andrew Youmans. In 2018, she secretly married Phil Elverum. Their union was over within a year, and Williams was then engaged. Thomas KailWithin a matter of months. They are now married and expecting their first baby together.
Scroll down to see a complete timeline of Williams’ dating history.