Entertainment TV Courteney Cox and Boyfriend Johnny McDaid Enjoy Date Night in Malibu Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid have been dating since 2013 By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 24, 2021 01:25 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: BACKGRID Courteney Cox enjoyed a casual night out on the town with boyfriend Johnny McDaid on Tuesday. Cox, 57, and McDaid, 45, stepped out for dinner in Malibu at celebrity hotspot Nobu. The Friends alum has been dating the Snow Patrol rocker since 2013. They were previously engaged but called off it off in late 2015, then reconciled the following year. The couple was forced to date long-distance during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which physically separated them for several months. (She was in California, and McDaid, who is from Northern Ireland native, was in Europe.) Courteney Cox Dedicates Performance with Natasha Bedingfield to Boyfriend Johnny McDaid David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images "He supposed to go to Switzerland to write and instead had to go to England. Then all of a sudden, this all happened and they called a quarantine," she said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in May 2020. "I have not seen him in so long." And while they got through it with "a lot of time on FaceTime," Cox admitted, "It's like, oh my God, I just miss his physical touch, just all of it. It's been hard." After the two eventually reunited, they appeared in a December 2020 video to thank frontline workers in Derry, Ireland. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. In July, Cox celebrated McDaid as he turned 45. The Scream star's tribute to her longtime love included a photo of the pair cozied up on the Friends set. "Happy Birthday to my best friend and love. He's the kindest, most patient, best listener, curious, caring, not to mention talented and gorgeous partner," she wrote on Instagram. "I love you jmd. x." Cox shares daughter Coco Arquette, 17, with ex-husband David Arquette, to whom she was married from 1999 to 2013.