The Broadway star — who’s finest recognized for taking part in SpongeBob SquarePants within the musical by the identical title — discovered love with Jay in 2012. The twosome proceeded to make a life for themselves in New York Metropolis two years later.
Their romance culminated in saying “I do” in fall 2018. “Two years into marriage and we nonetheless discover one another humorous. Phew,” Slater wrote via Instagram in November 2020, sharing a uncommon photograph from the pair’s nuptials. “Blissful anniversary to the love of my life.”
Whereas Slater and Jay seemed to be going sturdy in fall 2022 — they welcomed a child boy that very same yr — by summer time of the subsequent yr, they had been not collectively.
In July 2023, Slater and Grande — who married Dalton Gomez in May 2021 — sparked romance hypothesis after getting shut throughout their U.Okay. filming of the Depraved film starting in early 2023.
“Ariana and Ethan are relationship; nonetheless issues are pretty new. Ariana and Dalton cut up in January, and Ethan is separated from his spouse,” a supply told Us Weekly on the time. “Ariana and Ethan have solely just lately begun seeing one another however they’ve plenty of enjoyable collectively and are having fun with one another’s firm.”
Scroll down for Slater and estranged spouse Jay’s relationship timeline from the start:
Slater and Jay, who had been highschool sweethearts, started their romance.
The pair moved to New York City collectively after rising up in Maryland.
The twosome received married after six years of relationship.
“My finest buddy. 4 years married, 10 years collectively,” Slater wrote via Instagram in honor of their anniversary. “And that is simply the very best (and most *weird*) yr but.”
Slater confirmed by way of social media that he and Jay welcomed a child boy earlier than the brand new yr. “Tremendous imprecise submit, however we have now a child now,” he joked, sharing photos of Jay’s positive pregnancy test from December 2021, and an image of them pushing a child stroller in December 2022.
“Blissful first Mom’s Day to essentially the most loving caring and fantastic mother/individual on this planet. — from me and this little man,” Slater captioned a series of snaps by way of Instagram.
Days after Grande attended Wimbledon with Depraved costar Jonathan Bailey — and was seen without her wedding ring — Us confirmed that Grande and Dalton were headed for divorce. Per a supply, they parted methods in January shortly after the actress jetted off to London to start out filming the two-part film occasion.
Days later, Us confirmed that Grande, who performs Glinda, and Slater, who was cast as munchkin Boq in the musical-inspired film, are relationship within the wake of their respective splits. Neither Grande nor Slater have publicly spoken about their romance nor their current breakups.