Is Timothée Chalamet gay? Everything about the American actor

Is Timothée Chalamet gay? Everything about the American actor

Timothée Chalamet is an American-French actor known for his roles in Call Me by Your Name, Dune, and Lady Bird. As his fame continues to grow, fans have been questioning the star's sexuality. He convincingly plays gay characters on screen but has been linked to women off-screen.

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Timothée Chalamet began his career as a child actor. Photo: Samir Hussein/Rocco Spaziani on Getty Images (modified by author)
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Timothée Chalamet was born and raised in an artistic family, which primarily influenced his career path. He became the third-youngest actor to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in 2018 for his critically acclaimed role in Call Me by Your Name.

Timothée Chalamet's profile and bio summary

Full nameTimothée Hal Chalamet
Date of birth27th December 1995
Age27 years old in 2023
Birth signCapricorn
Place of birthNew York City, United States
NationalityFrench American
EthnicityMixed Austrian-Jewish, Russian-Jewish, French, and English
LanguagesFrench, Englis
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Sexual orientationNot labelled
Relationship statusDating
GirlfriendKylie Jenner (as of 2023)
ParentsRealtor Nicole Flender and UNICEF editor Marc Chalamet
SiblingsActress Pauline Chalamet
Other relativesScreenwriter Harold Flender (Grandfather), Rodman Flender (Uncle)
EducationNew York University, Columbia University
Years active2007 to date
Social mediaInstagramX (Twitter)

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Who is Timothée Chalamet?

Timothée is a French-American actor. He began his career as a child actor, appearing in commercials and playing minor roles in films and TV shows. His big acting breakthrough came in 2017 after being cast to portray Elio Perlman in Call Me by Your Name, based on a novel of the same name. Chalamet has starred in other notable films including:

  • Lady Bird (2017) as Kyle Scheible
  • Beautiful Boy (2018) as Nic Sheff
  • The King (2019) as King Henry V
  • Little Women (2019) as Theodore Laurence
  • Dune (2021) as Paul Atreides
  • Don't Look Up (2021) as Yule
  • Bone and All (2022) as Lee

The actor has several upcoming projects. Timothée is set to reprise his role as Paul Atreides in Dune: Part Two, which hits theatres in November 2023. He also plays Willy Wonka in the Wonka film set to be released in December 2023.

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Timothée Chalamet's age

Timothée was born on 27th December 1995 in New York City, United States, and is 27 years old in 2023. His mother, Nicole Flender, is a real estate agent and dancer from New York, while his French father, Marc Chalamet, is a UNICEF editor.

The actor has a mixed ethnic background, including Austrian-Jewish, Russian-Jewish, French, and English. He is fluent in French and English.

Timothee Chalamet with his mother during the Lady Bird premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Ryerson Theatre on 8th September 2017 in Toronto.
Timothée Chalamet's mother, Nicole Flender, is a realtor. Photo: Brian de Rivera Simon
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What is Timothée Chalamet's sexuality?

There were speculations about the actor being gay, but he has never publicly addressed the issue. He played a gay man in the film Call Me by Your Name, although he has been romantically linked to women in real life.

Timothée Chalamet's dating history

The Dune star has been linked to several Hollywood celebrities. He briefly dated Madonna's eldest daughter, Lourdes Leon, in 2013; the two have remained friends over the years. From 2018 to early 2020, Timothee was in a relationship with Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose Depp.

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Chalamet was briefly linked to actress Eiza González in June 2020 after the two were spotted together multiple times. He was later rumoured to be dating Sarah Talabi in April 2022.

In April 2023, the actor was linked to reality TV star Kylie Jenner and the relationship was said to be casual at the time. Timothée Chalamet and Kylie Jenner made their relationship public in early September 2023 after they were spotted getting cosy at Beyoncé's concert.

Timothee and Kylie during the Men's Singles Final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Daniil Medvedev of Russia during the 2023 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on 10 September 2023
Timothée Chalamet and Kylie Jenner have been linked since April 2023. Photo: Sarah Stier
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How many Oscars has Timothee Chalamet won?

The actor has not won any Oscar but has received one nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Elio in Call Me by Your Name. He has also been nominated for two Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, five Critic's Choice Movie Awards, and five SAG Awards. Timothée Chalamet's awards won include:

  • Two Austin Film Critics Association Awards
  • One Boston Society of Film Critics Award
  • Two Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
  • Two Dorian Awards
  • Three Florida Film Critics Circle Awards
  • Two Hollywood Film Awards
  • Two San Diego Film Critics Society Awards
  • Two Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards

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Does Timothée Chalamet smoke?

The Lady Bird actor smokes. He recently came under fire for smoking publicly at Beyoncé's Renaissance tour show at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles in early September 2023. The venue forbids attendees from smoking indoors.

Did Timothée Chalamet get plastic surgery?

People speculated that the Lady Bird star had lip filler after Timothée Chalamet's younger pics showed significant changes in his facial features. There is, however, no concrete evidence that the actor has undergone any plastic surgery procedure.

Timothee Chalamet during the promotion of Dune: Part Two at the Warner Bros. Pictures Studio presentation during CinemaCon at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on 25 April 2023 in Las Vegas.
Timothée Chalamet appears in Dune: Part Two as Paul Atreides. Photo: Greg Doherty
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Timothée Chalamet continues to make considerable strides in Hollywood. His sexuality is still a subject of interest among fans, but he has not addressed it publicly.

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