Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's Relationship: A Timeline

Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin
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Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin

Are they or aren’t they? That’s a common question that’s been asked about Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin over the past couple of years. 

On Sept. 30, 2019, the two tied the knot in a wedding ceremony in South Carolina, surrounded by their family and close friends.

It's been a long time coming for the two, who first met 10 years ago. See below for a full timeline of Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's relationship.

2009: The First Meet and Greet 

Backstage at The Today Show in NYC, a 14-year old Baldwin was introduced to Bieber in a brief encounter assisted by her father, actor Steve Baldwin.

2011: First Red Carpet Together

The couple made their first red carpet appearance together at the premiere of Bieber's biopic, Never Say Never, back in 2011. 

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Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber at the premiere of Never Say Never at Regal E-Walk 13 in New York City.

November 2014: Bieber’s Instagram Post

Following Bieber and Selena Gomez’s very public separation in 2014, Baldwin stepped into the picture and began spending more time with the ‘Baby’ heartthrob. This is when the relationship rumors began to swirl. Justin captioned the photo “NYC with the clown posse”.


Nyc with the clown posse

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December 2014: Putting The Rumors To Rest 

Baldwin spoke with E! News at the premiere of Exodus, and denied the dating rumours. “I’ve known him since I was young, and we’ve been good friends over the years. We’ve stayed close and there’s nothing more than that.” 
Just a few days after the interview, Bieber posted a photo of the two in the backseat of a car, continuing to deny the rumors. “People are crazy. I’m super single and this is my good friend u would know otherwise” Bieber captioned the black and white photo.

2014: New Year's

The two rang in the new year together, as confirmed by Bieber in yet another Instagram post. 



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April 2015: Prom Crashers

Baldwin and Bieber crashed the Chatsworth Charter High School prom in California. Hailey tweeted a picture of her on the dancefloor, while Bieber tweeted the school’s account the next day saying “always wanted to go to prom. Thanks for having me. #promcrasher”

June 2015: Miami Vacation

Bieber and Baldwin spent some time soaking up the sun in Miami together

October 2015: Beverly Hills Stroll


Per usual, the paparazzi caught the two walking around the streets of Beverly Hills together. 

December 2015: Hailey Joins the Bieber Family Vacation
During a tropical getaway, Bieber traveled with his dad and two younger siblings Jaxon and Jazmyn. Hailey joined the trip as well, as seen in Justin’s post below. 


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Also on the trip, the two also celebrated New Years while vacationing, with Bieber posting this photo to (what seemed like) confirm the highly speculated relationship. 


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February 2016: GQ Cover Story

Bieber opened up and confirmed the Baldwin relationship to GQ magazine, saying “she’s someone I really love. We spend a lot of time together.” Finally! 

Baldwin Speaks 

While on the red carpet at the 2016 amfAR New York Gala, Baldwin was questioned by E! News about the relationship. She stayed mostly quiet, but did say that “We are not an exclusive couple. He’s about to go on tour”, adding “Relationships at this age are already complicated, but I don’t really like to talk about it because it’s between me and him.” 

May 2018: Hailey Breaks Two-Year Silence

Nearly two years since being spotted together, Baldwin opened up about their complicated relationship to The Times UK. This interview came after news of Bieber and Selena Gomez had called it quits, after a re blossomed romance in earlier this year. Baldwin said “Justin and I were friends for a long time. We went through a long period of time where we weren’t friends. We didn’t speak for quite some time and there was a lot of weirdness that went on. We’ve moved past that.” 

This came at the same time Baldwin attended the Met Gala with Shawn Mendes, who was her rumored boyfriend at the time.  Baldwin later confirmed that there was nothing between herself and Mendes, and that they were just friends. 

June 2018: It All Happens in Miami

The two are seen dancing and hanging out at popular Miami night club, LIV. The two had their arms around each other, as seen in the video below. 

June 2018: New York City Trip 

The two flew from Miami to New York City, and were spotted by paparazzi and fans walking around Brooklyn. Bieber stopped to take pictures with and greet fans. 

Then, on Saturday (June 16), the two took a walk down by the water in Brooklyn, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The two kissed by the water side while pedestrians walked by. 

July 2019 - They're Engaged

Just 24 hours after speculation began that the two were engaged, Justin Bieber took to Instagram to confirm the news.

"Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you!" he wrote in a lengthy caption alongside a black-and-white photo of the two. "So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindly."


Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

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August 2018 - Tearful Public Moment 

Rumors swirled about some trouble in paradise when the newly engaged couple was seen in tears throughout New York City. When TMZ found the pop star leaving Baldwin’s apartment the following night, he didn't say much butheld up Timothy Keller’s book The Meaning of Marriage. "You got good days and you got bad days. It’s not real if it doesn’t have any bad days," Bieber said before hopping in a car.

September 2018 - Now They're Married

An unnamed source confirmed to People that the two tied the knot at a courthouse in Manhattan, and TMZ also posted a photo of the couple at the marriage licensing bureau in New York a few days before. Though Hailey denied the rumors at the time, they later proved to be true.

September 2018 - London Serenade

In the wake of marriage rumors, Justin and Hailey were being super romantic in London. The crooner was  seen singing "Cold Water," his hit collaboration with Major Lazer and MØ, outside Buckingham Palace, serenading Hailey in the crowd.

November 2018 - Hailey Changes Last Name to Bieber on Instagram

Without fully confirming their marriage, the model seemed to stongly hint at it but changing her last name to her husband's on Instagram. 

December 2018 - The couple adopts a puppy

While Baldwin told Vogue Arabia that the duo don't have plans for kids "any time soon," the couple took to Instagram to introduce the world to their new fur baby, Oscar.


Meet our dogson his name is #Oscar

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February 2019 - Vogue Cover

The couple graced the March cover of Vogue, and the young newlyweds talked about the importance of building their relationship.

“I think we can be married and still have fun and enjoy our adolescence,” Bieber said. “That’s something we’re talking about.”

Hailey mentioned that she's “just fighting to do this the right way, to build a healthy relationship. I want people to know that. We’re coming from a really genuine place. But we’re two young people who are learning as we go. I’m not going to sit here and lie and say it’s all a magical fantasy. It’s always going to be hard. It’s a choice.”

April 2019 - April Fool's Day Joke Gone Wrong

The crooner shocked fans on April Fool's Day when he posted a photo of an ultrasound, followed by a picture of his wife Hailey Baldwin at a doctor's appointment, implying that he's a dad-to-be. Following some intense backlash accusing him of being insensitive toward those who struggle with fertility, Bieber apologized for the gag.

"I truly don’t want anyone to be hurt by a prank.. it’s like when I shoved cake in my little sisters face for her birthday expecting her to laugh but she cried," he wrote. "You sometimes just don’t know what will hurt someone’s feelings not to compare pregnancy with cake in the face but it’s just to paint the picture of not knowing what will offend. Some might have laughed but some were offended .. I think With pranks u sometimes have to roll that dice."

September 2019 - Second Wedding

The happy ending to the 10-year-long story came on Sept. 30, when Justin and Hailey held their more traditional wedding ceremony in South Carolina. The duo wed at sunset at Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina. See their adorable Instagram posts below.


Looking forward to forever with you @haileybieber

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