Who Is Joe Keery’s Girlfriend? All about Maika Monroe and Her Relationship with the ‘Stranger Things’ Star

Who Is Joe Keery’s Girlfriend? All about Maika Monroe and Her Relationship with the ‘Stranger Things’ Star

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Joe Keery and Maika Monroe’s romance is quietly adorable, and it has won fans’ hearts. Joe Keery’s girlfriend is just as famous as the “Stranger Things” star. Here’s a glimpse of the pair’s relationship timeline.

Amid his meteoric rise to fame, Joe Keery has kept everything about his romantic life a total secret. Despite his best efforts, his fans have figured out who his girlfriend is. Get to know Joe Keery’s girlfriend, Maika Monroe.

Joe Keery has gained many praises for playing Steve Harrington in the Netflix series “Stranger Things,” whose character went from being a school bully to a protective babysitter. He previously appeared in several TV shows and films, including the “Empire” series in 2015 and “The Charnel House” in 2016.

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Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the Saint Laurent Men's Spring Summer 20 Show on June 6, 2019, in Malibu, California. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the Saint Laurent Men’s Spring Summer 20 Show on June 6, 2019, in Malibu, California. | Source: Getty Images

Like the “Spree” actor and musician, Monroe works in Hollywood. Keery’s girlfriend is an actress, born on May 29, 1993, in Santa Barbara, California. The actress’s real name is Dillon Monroe Buckley.

WHO IS MAIKA MONROE?

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Monroe stated that when her mother was pregnant, she preferred the names Dillon and Maika, but she chose Dillon. The actress said she insisted on being called “Maika” since she was a kid as she likes it over her real name.

She previously wanted to be a professional freestyle kiteboarder before becoming an actress. She began kiteboarding at 13 and relocated to Cabarete, Dominican Republic, at 17 to pursue the sport. She’s also an emerging fashion icon.

Monroe made her acting debut in the 2012 thriller “At Any Price” and appeared in many more films. She is now dubbed as the “Scream Queen” after being featured in many horror movies. Her most recent film was the “Watcher.”

JOE KEERY AND MAIKA MONROE’S RELATIONSHIP TIMELINE

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Despite keeping their romance under wraps, Keery and the “It Follows” actress have made no bones about showing their PDA in public. One afternoon, the pair strolled the streets of Soho, New York City.

Keery met at a party in Los Angeles, California. They went public with their relationship at the premiere of the second season of “Strange Things” in October 2017.

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Fans couldn’t get over how cute it was that Monroe cozied up with the 30-year-old actor. The power couple strolled hand in hand, both dressed in similar outfits. They shared a sweet kiss on the pavement.

Aside from their PDA-filled stroll in New York, Keery, attended several awards shows with Monroe throughout the years. They attended the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2018.

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the premiere of IFC Films' "The Tribes Of Palos Verdes" on November 17, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the premiere of IFC Films’ “The Tribes Of Palos Verdes” on November 17, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

The pair attended actress Chloë Grace Moretz’s 21st birthday party in February 2018. No strangers to social events, Keery and Monroe continued to grace several occasions together.

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Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Monroe and the “Free Guy” actor showed off their tenderness and elegant appearances at the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in September 2018, the year “Stranger Things” was nominated for five awards.

The adorable couple also appeared in the drama-comedy film “After Everything,” released in October 2018. Monroe portrayed Mia, while Keery played the actress’s dreadful Tinder date.

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Once again, making an appearance in public in January 2020, Keery attended the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with his stunning girlfriend. They both looked gorgeous in Saint Laurent outfits.

The busy schedules of both Keery and Monroe did not prevent them from spending time with one another. Keery brought her as his date to the June 2019 red carpet premiere of “Stranger Things” Season 3.

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Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the premiere of Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 3 on June 28, 2019, in Santa Monica, California. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the premiere of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” Season 3 on June 28, 2019, in Santa Monica, California. | Source: Getty Images

Monroe was a natural in front of the camera, but she also had an impressive eye for photography. In August 2020, she photographed Keery for Interview Magazine.

The fashionable couple also appeared at Paris Fashion Week in 2020, where they were greeted with acclaim by the crowds and the press. They were pictured wearing clothing designed by Salvatore Ferragamo.

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the Saint Laurent show of the Paris Fashion Week on February 25, 2020, in Paris, France. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the Saint Laurent show of the Paris Fashion Week on February 25, 2020, in Paris, France. | Source: Getty Images

Meanwhile, Keery opened up about his relationship with Monroe in an August 2021 interview with GQ Magazine. Spending time with his partner was rare for him.

He also explained the drawbacks of dating someone in the entertainment business, such as having conflicting schedules. He also mentioned a benefit such as sharing a deep understanding of their career.

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Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 27, 2022, in Beverly Hills, California. | Source: Getty Images

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe attend the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 27, 2022, in Beverly Hills, California. | Source: Getty Images

The couple’s love and, of course, their fashion sense have continued to wow the public. Monroe wore a strapless platinum gown at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in March 2022, while Keery wore a shimmering black tuxedo.

MAIKA MONROE REPORTEDLY DATED SOME FAMOUS MEN BEFORE JOE KEERY

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Monroe’s reported affair with actor Liam Hemsworth also made headlines in 2015. Both co-starred in “Independence Day: Resurgence,” where they displayed on-screen chemistry.

Monroe allegedly dated prominent stars before Keery. After they were photographed enjoying dinner at Eveleigh in West Hollywood in 2016, she ignited dating rumors with “Narcos” actor Boyd Holbrook.

At the time, insiders claimed to have seen Hemsworth and Monroe kissing at a bar. They were also seen getting some beverages in Malibu. The couple, however, never made their connection public.