Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress and film producer best known for her roles in Max Mad: The Fury Road, Snow White and The Huntsman and most recently Tully. In 2016 Theron was named one of Time’s top 100 most influential people in the world.
In the late 2000s, Theron started the production company, Denver and Deliah Productions. She not only produced many films like The Burning Plain and Dark Places but was the lead role in them as well.
Theron was born in Gauteng Province of South Africa as an only child. At the age of 17, she moved to New York City with her mother to further advance her modeling career and begin her acting career.
In 1997 she stared in her first film, The Devil’s Advocate, and in 2004 became an A-list celebrity after winning Best Actress Oscar for her role in the film Monster.
In 2007 Theron became an American citizen while still keeping her citizenship in South Africa.
Charlize Theron has lived all over the world and been a part of many different films, modeling opportunities and much more keeping her a busy woman, but what do we know about her dating life? Check out Theron’s dating history below.
Craig Bierko 1995-1997
Craig Bierko, American actor, and singer was Theron’s first Hollywood romance. The couple only dated for two short years.
Stephen Jenkins 1998-2001
Theron met Stephen Jenkins, Third Eye Blind’s lead vocalist, and guitarist in 1998 while backstage at one of their shows. The couple dated for three years, cutting it off in 2001.
Stuart Townsend 2001-2010
While filming Trapped in 2001, Theron met Irish actor Stuart Townsend on set as the two played husband and wife in the film. The on-camera romance followed the couple off the screen when they began dating in 2001.
The two never got married but wore rings and were committed to each other as they were married. Theron was spotted without her ring in while helping at the Hope For Hati telethon in 2010.
A source told NY Daily News, “They had become more like brother and sister than lovers, it was she who ended it.” The nine-year relationship ending in 2010 was Theron’s longest relationship to date.
Keanu Reeves 2010-2012
Theron and Reeves met on the set of Sweet November in 2010. The two were rumored to be dating as they were seen snuggling after a date in May 2010.
The rumors continued to be on and off until 2012 when the two slowly stopped being seen together.
Ryan Reynolds 2011
In 2011 Charlize and Ryan Reynolds were rumored to have had a summer fling. There is not much information on the quick romance.
Reynolds is now happily married to Blake Lively with two children. James who was born in 2014 and Inez, born in 2016.
Alexander Skarsgård 2012
In 2012 Theron and Skarsgård were spotted going on multiple dates in Hollywood. The two were rumored to just be casually dating.
Later that year Skarsgård was spotted visiting Theron in Nambia where she was filming Mad Max: The Fury Road.
In June 2018 it was rumored that the two were a fling again, but there has been no confirmation that is true, and the two haven’t been spotted together since.
Sean Penn 2013-2015
Theron and Penn began dating in December 2013, but the two had been friends for over eighteen years, Theron told Vogue in 2014. The two worked together on the film, The Last Face in 2014, and later that year they got engaged while on a trip to Paris.
Sadly the couple broke off their engagement in June 2015, after appearing happily together just one month before at the Cannes Film Festival.
Even though their split came as a surprise the two remain friends and have no hard feelings about their separation.
The news in the market is Charlize Theron is currently dating Brad Pitt though they have not declared yet.