What’s better than a t.v. couple turning into a real-life couple? Almost nothing. Ever since season one of Stranger Things, fans have been enamored with the relationship between Eleven and Mike Wheeler. Over the course of the seasons, what started out as the purest of friendships blossomed into a sweet relationship. Millie Bobby Brown and Finn Wolfhard, who play Eleven and Wheeler respectively, have such innocent chemistry and fans can’t get enough.
But are the two dating in real life? What about the rest of the onscreen couples in the series? Who is really together and who is just really good at acting?
Caleb McLaughlin and Sadie Sink
McLaughlin and Sink’s characters, Lucas Sinclair and Max Mayfield, got together last season of Stranger Things and since then their characters have been balancing each other out, even though Lucas is not always the best boyfriend.
In real life, McLaughlin seems to be single. He has never posted anything to any of his social media accounts about whether or not he is dating anyone.
The two have been friends for a while, though, as they met when McLaughlin was on Broadway in The Lion King and Sink was in Annie.
“My first impression of him, I can’t really remember when I first first met him, but first impression after joining the cast was probably ‘wow, he’s so grown up,'” Sadie said in a recent video.
Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton
Everyone was rooting for Dyer and Heaton’s characters, Nancy Wheeler and Jonathan Byars, to get together. Well, their amazing on-screen chemistry could be due to the fact that they are actually together in real life!
In the beginning of their relationship, they kept things pretty quiet, but the two have been public ever since the December 2017 Fashion Awards in London.
They even live together now!
“It’s an interesting thing to work with somebody who you go home with,” she recently told Refinery29 of living with Heaton. “It’s always really fun. We’re really comfortable with each other, so we can play and feel more free, and we can talk about it before.”
Dyer tries to cherish every moment of working with her boyfriend.
“There’s that sense of who knows if you’ll ever work together with this person ever again? Who knows?” she told the outlet. “This might be your only chance to play like this.”
Millie Bobby Brown and Finn Wolfard
We know fans are dying for Brown and Wolfard to be together, but sadly it hasn’t happened yet.
The young actress has had quite the love life, though. She dated singer Jacob Sartorius for seven months before they split last year.
“The decision with Mills was completely mutual and we are both happy and remaining friends,” Sartorius wrote on his Instagram story at the time.
Recently, she has been linked to Romeo Beckham, but neither of them has confirmed that relationship.
Wolfard, on the other hand, is living the single life. When fans first began pestering him about who he was dating, he took to Twitter to clear things up.
“I do not have a girlfriend!” he tweeted in 2016. “I’m only a baby boy!”
Later, he joked and said that he was actually dating Pennywise from It. At least the boy has a sense of humor.