November 2015: Romantic rumors first circulated between Gigi Hadid, 25, and Zayn Malik, 27, who are expecting their first child together, when they were spotted exiting Justin Bieber’s American Music Awards after-party together.
Go public? Gigi and Zayn appeared in his steamy music video for his 2016 song ‘Pillowtalk’
January 2016: The duo added even more fuel to the fire when Gigi appeared in Zayn’s steamy “Pillowtalk” music video. Although Zayn says the couple are “just good friends,” they are depicted holding hands.
February 2016: During a radio interview with ‘Zach Sang & The Hang’, Zayn seemed to confirm their relationship when the interviewers call Gigi his girlfriend and he fails to correct them.
Glam Couple: Zayn and Gigi attended the Met Gala together in 2016
April 2016: The budding super couple takes part in a shoot for Vogue, where Zayn is referred to as Gigi’s “real” boyfriend, and they attend the Met Gala together the following month.
June 2016: The first signs of trouble appear when reports claim that Gigi and Zayn have split up. Just two weeks later, reports suggest they are back together and have had more of a “hiatus” than officially split up.
July 2017: The pair face backlash when they appear on the cover of Vogue for an issue about being gender fluid, neither of them identifying as such.
The couple: Zayn and Gigi pictured on their way to the Vogue dinner for Paris Fashion Week in March 2017
September 2017: After appearing together in even more ways, the couple took their relationship to the next level by vacationing with Gigi’s family, including her mother Yolanda Foster, proving that Zayn is a hit with the family.
March 2018: After a new report of a break, Gigi and Zayn confirm it themselves this time. Zayn posted on Twitter: “Gigi and I had an incredibly meaningful, loving and fun relationship and I have tremendous respect and admiration for Gigi as a wife and friend,” as Hadid wrote: “I am forever grateful for the love, time and life lessons that Z and I shared.”
A hit with the family: The couple started on vacation with Gigi’s mother Yolanda
Ups and downs: The couple – pictured here in New York City in April 2017 – are said to have split up about three times before getting back together to start a family
April 2018: However, just a month later, the couple is spotted kissing in New York, prompting reports that they have already rekindled their romance.
August 2018: Gigi and Zayn appeared to be back when she is spotted wearing a necklace with his name on it, and the pair are starting to post photos of themselves on Instagram.
On and Off: Despite reports of a breakup, it was later pointed out that the couple spent last Christmas together
January 2019: The pair are hit by another round of break-up rumors, with multiple reports simultaneously claiming that the duo will need some time to spend apart.
December 2019: The pair drop another hint that they are back together, while Gigi reveals that she is making a recipe she learned from Zayn’s mother Trisha, who reposts the clip.
February 2020: They seem to officially confirm they’re back together for the third time as Gigi posts a photo of Zayn with the caption: ‘HEY VALENTINE’
Back for good: the couple is pictured above in New York in January of this year
March 2020: Gigi posts a throwback photo of her Zayn locked in a passionate hug in front of a Christmas tree, seemingly confirming they spent the holidays together.
April 2020: Leading up to the pregnancy news, it seemed that the re-returning couple had isolated themselves together. Gigi posted photos of her 25th birthday on Instagram, writing that she loved spending it with her “quarantine family,” including Zayn.
Family Matters: Gigi and Zayn were embraced in this social media snap posted this month