Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry Relationship Timeline: How They Made Their Love A Priority

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Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry attend The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globe Party. | Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company

Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry has left the entertainment world buzzing after news of their recent engagement.

After three years of an on and off again relationship, the couple is ready to embark on many more years together.

From flirtatious beginnings to to a proposal, let’s check out a complete timeline of Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry’s relationship.

They were first seen flirting with one another

In January 2016, Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry attended the Golden Globes after party and were reported to have been flirting with each other the entire night.

It was revealed that the two celebrities were whispering in each other’s ears throughout the night and enjoyed getting to know one another.

“Katy and Orlando had a total dance-off—it was the best part of the party,” a source told Us Weekly at the time. “Katy literally dropped to the floor and was waving her booty around, beckoning Orlando.”

They tried not to make their relationship obvious

In May 2016, Bloom and Perry both attended the amfAR Gala during the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, separately.

Many news outlets confirmed that the two were just hooking up at that time.

While at the event, Bloom and Perry tried their best to avoid one another in order to keep their new-found relationship on the down low.

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Musician Katy Perry and Actor Orlando Bloom attend the amfAR’s 23rd Cinema Against AIDS Gala at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc | (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images for amfAR

They even went as far as to sit at adjacent tables but were spotted turning around and whispering to each other.

That same month, Katy Perry seemed to confirm her relationship with Bloom on Instagram.

The singer shared a photo of the two of them laying out on the steps of Cannes’ Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.

She captioned the photo,  “we cannes’t.” 

Orlando Bloom bares it all while paddle boarding with Katy Perry

In August 2016, the two celebrities were spotted together again.

This time instead of a high-profile event, Bloom and Perry enjoyed a relaxing vacation in Italy.

The couple made headlines after a photo was revealed of Bloom in the nude all while paddle boarding with Katy Perry.

Fans weren’t the only one surprised by the photo. Orlando Bloom revealed to Elle UK, “It was extremely surprising. I wouldn’t have put myself in that position if I’d thought it would happen.”

They spend Halloween together

After dating for a few months, Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry turned heads with their Halloween costumes in 2016.

While attending Kate Hudson’s Halloween party, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom dress up as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 28: Katy Perry (in red) and Orlando Bloom (in the back) seen at Kate Hudson’s annual Halloween party | Photo by wowcelebritytv/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

The couple takes a break but remain friends

In March 2017, Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry decide to pause their relationship but had no hard feeling toward one another.

Their reps revealed, “Orlando and Katy are taking respectful, loving space at this time,” shortly after news of their split surfaced.

Two days after their breakup was confirmed, Katy Perry took to Twitter to reveal that she and Bloom were remaining on good friends.

The singer tweeted, “HOW BOUT A NEW WAY OF THINKING FOR 2017!? U can still b friends & love ur former partners! No one’s a victim or a villain, get a life y’all!”

Bloom and Perry reunite for a concert

Five months after the two celebrities called it quits, they were spotted attending an Ed Sheeran concert in Los Angeles together.

Even though Bloom and Perry were taking a break, they still wanted to remain in each other’s lives.

When asked about their hangout on Sirius XM’s The Morning Mashup, Katy Perry revealed, “I think people are in and out of your life. It’s nice to keep people you love around you.”

They officially get back together

In February 2018, it was revealed that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom had decided to get back together.

The singer told Entertainment Tonight, “I have been spoken for … and I’m very happy!”

The following month, Orlando Bloom shared a photo of his abs on Instagram and Katy Perry couldn’t help but swoon over her beau’s body.

In the comments, Perry wrote, “Oh hey! I was actually looking for a washboard to do me laundry on.”

The couple made their red carpet debut

After a few months of being back together, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom make their red carpet debut at the Gala for the Global Ocean in Monaco.

They looked stunning together on the red carpet and both knew that this was the beginning of a longterm relationship.

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom attend the Gala for the Global Ocean hosted by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. | Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

The couple got engaged on Valentine’s Day

On February 14, 2018, Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry took their love to the next level by getting engaged.

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The couple shared the news on social media and fans couldn’t contain their excitement.

Those close to the couple knew an engagement was going to happen soon and they cannot wait to see how Bloom and Perry relationship will blossom.

 “They’ve been talking about getting engaged for a while,” a source revealed. “They made their relationship a priority and both of them literally flew all around the world to keep their relationship strong.”