Tom Holland Reveals the DIY Project That Helped Him Win Zendaya's Heart

Tom Holland recently detailed his marvelous carpentry skills and recalled how he helped Zendaya with a repair in the early days of their relationship.

By Elyse Dupre Jun 26, 2023 3:29 PMTags
Watch: Tom Holland Reveals DIY Project Helped Win Zendaya's Heart

Need a repair? Just call your friendly neighborhood, that is.

After all, Tom Holland just revealed he is quite the carpenter.

"Carpentry is something I just really enjoy," he told UNILAD while describing his skills for its "Get A Job!" series. "I love it. I've made my mom's kitchen table. I made my mom's office. I've built all the cupboards in my bedroom. I built a little birdhouse for my grandad."

And Tom even put his carpentry skills to good use for Zendaya near the beginning of their romance.   

"I fixed my girlfriend's door once really early on in our relationship," he continued. "I was hanging out at her house and her door was broken. I was like, 'I'm gonna fix that door for you.' And now, we're in love."

Indeed they are. While Tom and Zendaya—who star alongside each other as Peter Parker and MJ in the Spider-Man movies—have kept much of their relationship private, fans have gotten a few peeks into their romance over the years, including their date nights, vacations and the occasional social media shout-out.

Stars at Spider-Man: No Way Home Premiere

In fact, Tom recently got candid about keeping their romance low-key.

"Our relationship is something that we are incredibly protective of and we want to keep as sacred as possible," he recently told The Hollywood Reporter. "We don't think that we owe it to anyone, it's our thing, and it has nothing to do with our careers."

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For a glimpse inside the couple's relationship, keep reading.

April 2024: All Smiles

The two enjoy a night out in London.

June 2023: Tom's "Sexiest" Pic Ever

Tom unveiled this beauty for his 27th birthday, joking on Instagram, "A gift from me to you. I thought I'd share possibly the sexiest picture ever taken of me!" Zendaya was into it, reacting with a heart-eye emoji.

June 2023: Tom's 27th Birthday

Zendaya shared this sweet shot of her boyfriend enjoying the water in honor of his birthday.

December 2021: Spider-Man: No Way Home Premiere in L.A.

The actress, in a custom Valentino gown, and Tom, in a Prada suit, posed for pictures at the premiere of Spider-Man: No Way Home in Los Angeles.

December 2021: Promoting Spider-Man: No Way Home

Tom and Zendaya spoke during SiriusXM Radio's Town Hall with the cast of Spider-Man: No Way Home in New York City.

December 2021: Back to London

The two attended a photo call for Spider-Man: No Way Home at The Old Sessions House in London.

June 2019: Par-tay

The duo appeared at the after-party for the premiere of Spider-Man: Far From Home in Hollywood, Calif.

May 2017: MTV Movie & TV Awards

The Spider-Man: Homecoming stars spoke onstage at the award show in Los Angeles.

June 2017: Promoting in Spain

Tom and Zendaya attended a photo call for Spider-Man: Homecoming in Madrid.

July 2016: Comic-Con Fun

Tom and Zendaya shared a laugh during the Marvel panel event at San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego, Calif.

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