11 Big-Name Celebrities Ellie Goulding Has, Quote-Unquote, Dated
August 7, 2018
When it comes to
‘s dating history, the only thing most people remember is the awkward AF Ellie Goulding love triangle that existed between her, and Niall Horan . To be honest, though, Ellie’s dated way more A-listers than just those two. Ed Sheeran
At the ripe ol’ age of 31, the “Love Me Like You Do” singer has dated actors, musicians, a personal trainer, and even a prince! But, even though it didn’t work out with real royalty, Ellie certainly kissed a few frogs and ultimately
found her prince. Wanna get more of the specifics? Click through the gallery below for Ellie’s complete dating timeline.
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Back before her career took off in the States, Ellie started dating UK radio DJ
Greg James. The pair got serious and moved in together shortly after their romance started. Unfortunately, it seems like things moved too fast because they ultimately weren't a match.
Ellie and Greg broke up toward the end of 2011, after dating for about a year and a half. The pair remained friends, however, and they were seen catching up at a tennis match in June 2014. Interesting!
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Ellie and EDM artist
Skrillex met through mutual friends and began their relationship at the end of 2011. In fact, the two started dating just weeks after she and Greg ended things.
The couple stayed together for almost a year, but then called it quits in October 2012. Apparently, they couldn't make the distance and their schedules work. Oh, well!
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A few weeks after THAT romance ended, Ellie was seen ice skating with a new guy, who just so happened to be British actor
. Ellie and Jeremy weren't private about their relationship, and they were spotted on various red carpets and events during their almost year-long romance. Jeremy Irvine
When it comes to this particular split, the couple remained tight-lipped about what exactly went wrong. However, soon after they called it quits Jeremy moved on with
Jodie Spencer, so clearly he was not the one. Onto the next...
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Ellie and Calvin met during the music video shoot for "I Need Your Love," and people couldn't deny their chemistry. However, there was one thing standing in their way, and it was Calvin's long-term relationship with
When Calvin and Rita broke up, everyone assumed it was so he could be with Ellie. Interestingly enough, Ellie has denied that they were ever dating. Hmm...
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When Ellie Goulding and Ed Sheeran were seen holding hands and cozying up at the 2013 VMAs, people began wondering if their relationship was more than platonic. Soon after, fans officially got their answer when Ed released his song
"Don't," which chronicles a fellow musician girlfriend cheating on him.
That's right! Fans speculated that the song
had to be about Ellie's rumored rendezvous with Niall Horan, and since Ed's never outwardly denied it, we're going to continue to assume that's the case. We mean... it just makes so much sense!
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And that's what brings us to Niall Horan! Ed's song was very blunt, talking about how his GF left to have sex with one of his friends while they were staying in the same hotel. OUCH! As we mentioned earlier, that "friend" was allegedly the 1D member. How awkward is that?!
Of course, no one knows the full story, but it's clear that SOMETHING went on between the two. There's so much emotion in the song that we just know that whatever happened... it wasn't good.
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Even though it didn't work out between Ellie and
, it's still awesome to be able to say you dated royalty, right? Well, kinda. You see, Ellie and Harry never confirmed their relationship, but rumors about these two swirled for quite some time. Prince Harry
According to some reports, the two were spotted kissing under a blanket at the Audi Polo Challenge in June 2016, which means there was obviously
something going on that they weren't telling us. Regardless, Harry is a happily married now, and soon, Ellie will be also... just not to each other.
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Ellie and the
McFly singer were seen together for months before they finally confirmed that they were, in fact, in a relationship. The musical duo has traveled all over the world together and honestly, they wouldn't even be able to fake that level of happiness if they wanted to!
In November 2014, rumors began swirling that Dougie had proposed, but he denied any truth to them. Then, after being on-again, off-again for a while, the couple split in 2016, but still remained friends.
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When photos surfaced on the Internet of Ellie Goulding hanging out on a yacht with a new guy, fans couldn't help but wonder whether or not Ellie had a new bae. Turns out, the man in question was fitness instructor
Sam Karl, and TBH, we still don't know what the status of their relationship was.
The only thing we do know about their time together was that the yacht was reportedly owned by
Justin Bieber, but that's neither here nor there. The important thing is, this relaysh never really amounted to anything, since we never really heard anything else about this dude after their day at sea.
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In late 2016, Ellie began dating Judo champion
Bobby Rich, and from the looks of it, the two were really smitten with one another. In fact, they were so smitten that just two months after they began dating, there were reports that she bought a six-bedroom home in London, which she planned on sharing with him. Talk about moving fast!
While it's unclear when exactly these two called off their relationship, what is clear is that she moved on to the most serious relationship of her life. How do we know? Well, because as we said before, she's now engaged to be married, which sounds pretty serious to us!
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Wow, you guys... after kissing a bunch of frogs and even canoodling with a real-life prince, Ellie's officially found her prince charming and his name is
Ellie and Caspar's
engagement announcement was printed in the Times of London, which sounds pretty official if you ask us. Plus, a source told The Sun that, "The couple wanted to tell friends and family first and people won't notice because her name is Elena. She's over the moon and has never felt so happy." Congratulations to the beautiful couple!