Entertainment Movies Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons' Relationship Timeline From costars to the proud parents of two, here's everything to know about Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons' romance By Kelsie Gibson Kelsie Gibson Twitter Kelsie Gibson is the SEO Editor of PEOPLE Digital. Since joining the brand in 2021, she has contributed to a number of different verticals, writing and editing SEO content ranging from relationship timelines to TV and movie explainers. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Kelsie worked at POPSUGAR as the Celebrity and Entertainment editor, where she wrote and edited content and conducted various interviews for online and video at press junkets, red carpets, and events such as Tribeca Film Festival. She was also formerly at Bustle, Tiger Beat, and Her Campus and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 23, 2023 06:02 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons are just one of the many celebrity couples who met on set. The duo first worked together in 2015 when they played a married couple during season 2 of the FX hit series Fargo. "I knew that she would be in my life for a long time," Plemons told The New York Times about working with Dunst for the first time. Dunst added that they both bonded over being former child stars, saying, "We laugh about the fact that we were two child actors, and we both made it out okay." Dunst's breakout role was in Interview with the Vampire when she was 11, while Plemons got his acting start in a Coke commercial when he was 2. Though their romantic relationship didn't develop until about a year and a half after working together on Fargo, they have packed in several milestone moments together since they officially started dating. After getting engaged in 2017, they have since welcomed two sons together, Ennis Howard and James Robert. In July 2022, PEOPLE confirmed that the couple tied the knot. From costarring in Fargo to starting a family together, here is everything you need to know about Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons' relationship. Where to Stream the 2022 Oscar-Nominated Movies Online 2015: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons meet on the set of Fargo FX/courtesy Everett Collection In 2015, Dunst and Plemons costarred on the second season of FX's Fargo, in which they played high school sweethearts. Though they clearly had a great connection working together, they didn't develop a romantic relationship until about a year and a half later, after Dunst split from actor Garrett Hedlund in April 2016. May 2016: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons spark relationship rumors Kevin Winter/Getty In May 2016, the former costars sparked romance rumors when they were spotted sharing a kiss in Studio City, California, though they never confirmed anything at the time. January 2017: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons get engaged Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty In January 2017, engagement rumors swirled when Dunst was spotted wearing an oval-shaped diamond on her ring finger at Paris Fashion Week. Dunst later confirmed their engagement during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in June 2017. December 2017: Kirsten Dunst reveals she's expecting her first child with Jesse Plemons Jesse Plemmons and Kirsten Dunst. Nicholas Hunt/Getty In December 2017, it was reported that Dunst was pregnant with the couple's first child. The actress later confirmed the news when she showed off her baby bump in Rodarte's Fall-Winter 2018 portrait series a month later. May 3, 2018: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons welcome their first child Steve Granitz/WireImage In May 2018, Dunst and Plemons welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Ennis Howard. A few months later, the couple made their first red carpet appearance as new parents as they attended the Emmy Awards in September. Kirsten Dunst on Her Kids Following in Her Footsteps: 'I'll Support My Children Whatever They Want to Do' August 29, 2019: Jesse Plemons supports Kirsten Dunst at her Walk of Fame ceremony Jesse Plemons (L) and Kirsten Dunst. Emma McIntyre/Getty In August 2019, Dunst had Plemons and their son, Ennis, by her side as she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. During the ceremony, Plemons gave a sweet speech in Dunst's honor, saying, "Aside from the brilliant actor you are, I have also had the even greater pleasure of getting to know you as a person outside of work — KiKi or Keeks. Seeing the kind of mother and wife, daughter, sister, friend and cohort you are is why I and all of your friends and everyone else are here today and why we all love you." January 5, 2020: Kristen Dunst and Jesse Plemons walk the red carpet at the 2020 Golden Globes Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images In 2020, Dunst was nominated for best actress in a television series musical or comedy for On Becoming a God in Central Florida. Dunst attended the ceremony with Plemons by her side. Dunst told E! Live from the Red Carpet, "We're treating this as parents' night out because tomorrow we're going to New Zealand." The couple was traveling to New Zealand to shoot their 2021 film The Power of the Dog. March 30, 2021: Kirsten Dunst reveals she's expecting her second child with Jesse Plemons In March 2021, Dunst revealed she was pregnant with her and Plemons' second child when she appeared on the cover of W Magazine. In the gorgeous images captured by Zoë Ghertner, Dunst could be seen showing off her baby bump. May 2021: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons welcome their second child Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic In May 2021, it was reported that Dunst gave birth to the couple's second child, a baby boy named James Robert. She later confirmed the news in an interview with The New York Times in September 2021. "This is the newest guy, the Big Kahuna," she said of her newborn. "He's an angel, but he's a hungry angel. And a heavy angel." Jesse Plemons Praises Kirsten Dunst for Power of the Dog Performance: 'I'm Constantly Amazed' November 17, 2021: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons costar in Netflix's The Power of the Dog Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst in The Power of the Dog (2021). KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX In November 2021, Dunst and Plemons teamed up again for Netflix's The Power of the Dog, based on Thomas Savage's 1967 novel of the same name. In the Western psychological drama, Dunst plays a widow who falls in love with a Montana rancher named George Burbank (played by Plemons). Dunst and Plemons have received critical acclaim for their roles in the film, including various award nominations. In addition to Dunst's SAG Award nomination for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role, Plemons is also up for supporting actor at the BAFTAs. Both Dunst and Plemons received their first Academy Award nominations for their roles in the film, Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor, respectively. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Dunst said she was eager to work with Plemons on another project. "We actually talked to [The Power of the Dog producer] Tanya Seghatchian about what Jesse and I should do next," she told the publication. "We have some ideas, and Jesse and I definitely want [to] do another project. He's my favorite actor to work with." December 15, 2021: Jesse Plemons says he is "amazed" by Kirsten Dunst's performance in The Power of the Dog In a behind-the-scenes featurette shared exclusively with PEOPLE in December 2021, Plemons offered the highest praise for his fiancée's performance in the film. "I'm constantly amazed by what she brings," he said. "She just operates from such a deep place in her soul." February 22, 2022: Kirsten Dunst opens up about wedding planning with Jesse Plemons Jamie McCarthy/Getty During an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Dunst revealed that while she and fiancé Plemons "call each other husband and wife," they haven't officially tied the knot yet. "We have to get married at this point. It's ridiculous. We just haven't planned a wedding," Dunst said, citing the COVID-19 pandemic and having a second baby together as reasons she hasn't walked down the aisle. "I didn't want to be pregnant, get married, have a party and not be able to have fun with everybody," she added. February 27, 2022: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons attend the SAG Awards Frazer Harrison/Getty The couple kicked off the 2022 award season with a rare appearance together at the SAG Awards on Feb. 27, where Dunst was up for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role. March 13, 2022: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons attend the Critics Choice Awards Amy Sussman/Getty The couple walked the red carpet together ahead of the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards. During the show, they also shared the stage as The Power of the Dog took home the award for best picture. March 27, 2022: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons shout out their sons on the Oscars red carpet Kevin Mazur/WireImage Both Dunst and Plemons celebrated their Oscar nominations for their supporting roles in The Power of the Dog on the Oscars red carpet in L.A., but their minds were on their children miles away in Atlanta. The couple gave their sons, Ennis Howard and James Robert, a shout-out from the red carpet. "They're in Atlanta right now because that's where I'm working, and they're at a toddler Oscars party," Dunst explained. "So, the girls next door invited them over, and so they're all representing us there." They hit the red carpet again later that night as they attended the annual Vanity Fair Oscar party together. July 2022: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons get married On July 8, PEOPLE confirmed that Dunst and Plemmons tied the knot. The Power of the Dog costars quietly got married the weekend of July 2nd at the GoldenEye luxury resort near Ocho Rios, Jamaica, according to Page Six. August 31, 2022: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons enjoy a date night at Aaron Paul's birthday party Dunst and Plemons helped celebrate actor Aaron Paul's 43rd birthday at The Fleur Room in West Hollywood, California. The newlyweds looked casual as they headed to the party, with Dunst wearing a floral skirt with a black tee while Plemons wore a green T-shirt and blue jeans. January 23, 2023: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons attend a Christian Dior show during Paris Fashion Week Dunst and Plemons had front-row seats to watch the Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2023 show during Paris Fashion Week. The couple dressed up for the event, with Dunst wearing a pair of high-waisted tan trousers and a long-sleeved black shirt, while Plemons looked dapper in a gray suit. April 26, 2023: Jesse Plemons says his marriage to Kirsten Dunst feels "pretty solid" Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons. Unique Nicole/WireImage While chatting with Entertainment Tonight at the premiere of his TV series Love & Death, Plemons opened up about his marriage to Dunst. "It's funny. I wasn't sure how different [marriage] was gonna feel because we've been together for a while and, two kids later, it's pretty solid, you know?" he said. "But there was something really nice about [a wedding] and actually setting aside time to celebrate it, and it does feel different, in a good way." The Windfall actor went on to tell the outlet how much he enjoys a date night with Dunst. "Half the time it's [at an event] like this, but we'll take it and I appreciate it nonetheless," he said. May 20, 2023: Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst attend the Cannes Film Festival Lionel Hahn/Getty Images Dunst accompanied Plemons to the premiere of his film Killers of the Flower Moon at the Cannes Film Festival. The couple, who coordinated in black ensembles, walked the red carpet together. The following day, Plemons and the Bring It On alum were photographed on a casual stroll through Cannes, France.