When it comes to all the boys Rory Gilmore has dated, Jess Mariano’s name stands at the top of the list, as such was their chemistry. No true Gilmore girls fan can deny the incredible chemistry between Rory and Jess. And perhaps this might be due to the fact they were dating in real life too.
When it comes to her personal life, Alexis Bledel is extremely private. It was only after four years after they dated it was made public that they were indeed in a relationship. This was happy news for all the Team Jesse supporters. It is always a joy to know that a pair you shipped onscreen is dating offscreen as well. It is a dream come true for all the true fans out there. The couple’s breakup was as private as their relationship was. We are here to spill all the details we know about this fan-favorite couple.
How Did Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia Meet?
They met on the set of Gilmore Girls. Alexis played the adorable Rory Gilmore, the darling of Stars Hollow. Milo Ventimiglia played the role of Jess Mariano. He was introduced as Luke’s nephew. He first appeared in the fifth episode of season 2 titled “Nick and Nora/Sid/and Nancy. From the first time they met, it was evident that it was going to be an enemies-to-lovers kind of relationship, but they had a literature that connected them.
Fans were swooning over the couple’s onscreen chemistry from the moment he was introduced on the show. There was an evident split in loyalty, where fans were divided into Team Dean and Team Jesse. A source from the production later revealed that Alexis has also had a small fling with Jared Padaleci, the actor who played Dean, Rory’s first boyfriend.
When Did Alexis Bledel And Milo Ventimiglia Start Dating?
The pair met in 2001, during the second season of the show on the set, but it took them a year to actually start dating. The pair started dating in 2002. Alexis was 21, and Milo was 25 when they started dating. They dated for almost four years before they split up in 2006.
Their relationship was so private that the fans only came to know about the relationship after the breakup was announced. Their onscreen relationship ended in season 3 when Jess ran away to his dad in California. Though their Onscreen relationship was short-lived, they did have a blooming offscreen romance that they both considered “serious.”
Why Did Milo And Alexis Break Up?
As private as their relationship was, their breakup was also incredibly private. Nothing much is known as to why they decided to call it a quit. Though there were talks of both of them getting married, their relationship never made it there. They never gave any public statement regarding their breakup. The reason for their break up still remains a mystery.
Though their relationship ended, they both still seem to be on good terms. The show recently had a revival with the title Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. It premiered on Netflix in 2016. Milo had a small appearance in this new show, and both of them seemed cool working with each other.
Milo Ventimiglia And Alexis Bledel’s Current Relationship Status
Alexis Bledel was married to actor Vincent Karthesier. The pair met on the set of Mad Men in 2012 and began to date shortly after that. A year later, they got engaged and got married in 2014. The pair welcomed their first child, a son, in 2015. When it comes to relationships, Alexis Bledel likes to keep it really private. Even her pregnancy was kept a secret. The pair recently decided to get a divorce. They decided to call off their marriage after eight years of togetherness. The reason for their divorce is not public yet.
After Gilmore Girls, Milo Ventimiglia went on to do many hit shows, including This is us. This 43-year-old actor has dated Hayden Panettiere, and the pair met on the set of NBC’s Heroes. The couple dated for two years before they broke up. Milo Ventimiglia, as of now, did not seem to have a relationship going on. For now, his relationship status is single.
Now that both of the past lovers are single, there is still hope left for the Gilmore Girls fans for them to get together. Let us all manifest together for that reunion!