Michelle Williams Boyfriends 2021: Who Is Michelle Dating Now?

Michelle may be one of the most talented actresses in the business, but her personal life tends to be on everyone’s minds more so than her work. Williams’ Google heavy relationship with former partner Heath Ledger and his untimely death caused the already super private actress to keep the public and media out her love life as much as possible. Despite the actress’s extensive acting career and her appearing in some award movies like Brokeback Mountain, Shutter Island,  My Week with Marilyn, Blue Valentine and as of late, The Greatest Showman, Williams continues to make headlines for who she spends her time with during her downtime.

With the public constantly abuzz of who Williams is dating, let’s take a look at some of her past relationships and who she is currently with.

 Conor Oberst 1999-2001


Williams and Oberst were supposedly dating for two years. While Williams was starring in the popular teen drama, “Dawson’s Creek,” Oberst was an up and coming young folk star and songwriter.

Bobby Cannavale 2003-2004


Williams next relationship was with actor Bobby Cannavale. Although shortlived, Cannavale who is also 10 years older than Williams met while working together on  “The Station Agent,” but the relationship only lasted three months.

Heath Ledger 2004-2007


Williams most publicized relationship came in 2004 when the actress began a three-year relationship with fellow actor Heath Ledger. Williams met Ledger on the set of Brokeback Mountain, and together the couple would have a daughter, Matilda Rose Ledger. The couple lived together in an apart in Brooklyn while together. In September of 2007, the pair had decided amicably to end their relationship. Just three months later, Ledger was found dead in his apartment causing a media frenzy for the very private Williams.

Spike Jonze 2008-2009


In July of 2008, just six months after Ledger’s death, Williams began dating director Spike Jonze. The couple met while on the set of the set of Synecdoche, New York. Willams blamed terrible timing on the couple’s split which ended in September of 2009.

Jason Segel 2012-2013


Williams gave love a chance with longtime friend Jason Segel in 2012. The pair, who were longtime friends officially took their relationship out of the friend zone for a year and were photographed all over Brooklyn during their relationship. While it’s unsure why the pair called it quits after just a year, the couple seemed to be on good terms as of recently.

Dustin Yellin 2013-2014


After just one year of dating, Williams split from artist Yellin.

Jonathan Safran Foer 2015-2016

In 2015 Williams began dating established writer Jonathan Safran Foer. The couple’s relationship only lasted a year before they split.

Andrew Youmans 2017-Present

Williams has been dating the financier since 2017 and has kept their relationship relatively private for most of its duration. While there are very little pictures of the couple together, in January of 2018, it was revealed that the couple was engaged to be married!


Though she was engaged to Andrew Youmans previously, Michelle Williams married surprised the world by revealing she had married indie singer Phil Elverum in a private ceremony.

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