Wilde and Sudeikis met in 2011 after their divorce. The Booksmart the director was married to an Italian-American filmmaker Tao Ruspoli from 2003 to 2011, while Saturday Night LivThe alum was married to a screenwriter and film director Kay Cannon from 2004 to 2010.
During the 2017 performance The Late Late Show with Stephen Colbertthe Terrible bosses the star lost her first interaction with Wilde.
“I actually looked a lot cooler than I was because I heard through the grapevine, through mutual friends who weren’t exactly her best girlfriends, that they would say, ‘Oh, you know, I think she’s dating someone,’ so I didn’t make any moves, ” he recalled at the time. “I’ve just been very, very busy with other things.”
Ex House The actress, for her part, revealed how her separation from Ruspoli led her to Sudeikis Marie ClaireApril 2013 Cover Story “I grew up with Tao; we just wandered off. I felt I had something to prove,” she explained at the time. “If you fall off your horse, you get up. I’m not giving up. I held on as long as possible, until it was no more harmful to stay.”
Wilde continued: “I’m so grateful for the pain and heartbreak. It gave me the courage to go and led me to the great love of my life.”
The Tron: Legacy The star also told the publication that she wasn’t necessarily looking for love when she first met Sudeikis, adding: “I was just learning to be alone; I was divorced for nine months. We were both seeing each other, but we were single. He seemed to really see me, see through the bulls…
Wilde and Sudeikis announced their engagement in 2013. They are now parents to a son, Otis, and a daughter, Daisy.
Speaking to Net-a-Porter’s Porter Edit in February 2016, Wilde explained that she believed that becoming a parent with Sudeikis was a stronger commitment for the couple than tying the knot.
“We’re seriously connected,” she said. “Before you have a child, marriage is the ultimate commitment and promise to each other, and then when you have a child, it’s like, ‘Oh, we’ve already committed and promised.'”
Us Weekly confirmed in November 2020 that the longtime couple’s romance had come to an end.
Scroll down to see a complete timeline of Wilde and Sudeikis’ romance over the years.