Ariana Grande made headlines recently, when a photo of her kissing her new boyfriend, Mac Miller went viral. For eager fans of the talented singer who are searching for terms like, “Ariana Grande boyfriend,” “Are Ariana Grande and Mac Miller dating?”, “Ariana Grande and Mac Miller,” “Who is Ariana Grande dating?”, and “Ariana Grande and Ricky Alvarez,” you’ve come to the right place! We’ll tell you everything you need to know about Ariana Grande’s boyfriend and dating timeline.
#1 Mac Miller
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23-year-old Grande and her 24-year-old rapper beau, Mac Miller officially started dating in August 2016. Recently, at the 2016 VMAs, Grande walked solo on the white carpet, but was joined inside by her boyfriend, Miller. They were spotted snuggling and giggling together. The lovebirds have been rumored to be dating for a while now, after the two were constantly in each other’s Snapchat videos and photos. When VMAs host, Charlamagne Tha God asked Grande about Mac’s whereabouts, she replied, “Being supportive. It’s okay to be alone even when you have a boo.” The happy couple collaborated on her “Into You” video and worked together in the past, as well on Grande’s single, “The Way.”
To know more about Ariana Grande and Mac Miller’s relationship, click here. Check out “The Way” featuring Mac Miller:
#2 Ricky Alvarez
Grande and her 25-year-old backup dancer Ricky Alvarez, were first linked together in July 2015. She was spotted kissing him in the infamous donut-licking video. A few months before their split in July 2016, Grande had spoken about him in an interview gushing, “We’re happy. I’m a very happy girl. I have a healthy life right now, and I think that’s all anyone cares to know.”
The couple kept their romance under wraps over the last year, but were spotted getting intimate on various occasions. The reason for the split was unknown, but Grande sent out some cryptic tweets to her fans a week before the break up that, “Life is wild…and change is f**king fantastic.” Last month, she even deleted all her photos with Alvarez from her Instagram account.
#3 Big Sean
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Grande dated 28-year-old rapper Big Sean for almost eight months, but the pair called it quits in April 2015. The two went public with their relationship after Big Sean broke off his engagement with Naya Rivera. He was first featured on her 2013 single “Detroit,” “Right There,” and subsequently “Best Mistake,” from her 2014 album, My Everything.
Grande and Big Sean had a quiet and amicable split with their press reps releasing a statement saying, “They both deeply care for each other and remain close friends.” Allegedly, their busy and conflicting schedules were to blame for the breakup. In an interview, Grande confessed that the split, “wasn’t that hard for me, because we were friends. So it’s chill.” Since the split, the two appeared together onstage at numerous concerts and also reference each other on social media.
Check out the video of “Right There” featuring Big Sean:
#4 Nathan Sykes
Grande dated The Wanted member, Sykes for four months in 2013. The two reunited for the 22-year-old British singer’s single, “Over and Over Again,” in 2015. The former flames had earlier collaborated on a song titled, “Almost Is Never Enough,” from Grande’s debut album, Yours Truly. Fans were glad to note that there were no hard feelings between the ex-lovers, as they maintained a professional relationship.
#5 Jai Brooks
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Grande dated the 21-year-old Australian musician for two years from 2012-2014. The pair split after Grande cheated on The Janoskians star with the youngest member of boy band, The Wanted, Nathan Sykes. The couple reconciled but split again, after Grande’s grandfather’s death.
#6 Graham Phillips
Grande dated her 23-year-old costar, Graham Phillips from 2008 to 2010, after they starred together in the Broadway musical 13. The pair met when Grande was starring at Cat Valentine in Nickelodeon’s Victorious.