Tom Holland Says His and Zendaya’s Love Is “Worth Its Weight In Gold”

Tom Holland recently opened up about why his and Spider-Man: No Way Home costar Zendaya's relationship works so well.

By Hayley Santaflorentina Jul 05, 2023 2:56 PMTags
Watch: Tom Holland Says He's "Lucky" to Have Zendaya's Love

For Tom Holland and Zendaya, all that glitters really is gold.

The Marvel actor recently got candid about his relationship with his Spider-Man costar, sharing why he thinks they work so well together. For him, it comes down to understanding each other's life experiences. 

"I'm lucky that I have someone like Zendaya in my life," Tom told Jason BatemanSean Hayes and Will Arnett on the July 3 episode of their Smartless podcast. "It's interesting being in a romantic relationship with someone that is in the same boat as you."

As The Crowded Room star put it, "You can share your experiences and all that sort of stuff—and that's worth its weight in gold."

While Tom and Zendaya—who first sparked relationship rumors in 2021—have occasionally given glimpses into their romance, the Uncharted actor recently opened up about why he and the Euphoria star prefer to keep things more private.

"Our relationship is something that we are incredibly protective of and we want to keep as sacred as possible," Tom told The Hollywood Reporter in June. "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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Zendaya and Tom Holland's Romantic Trip to Italy

However, Tom did give some insight into how he brought his onscreen romance into the real world. As it turns out, his carpentry skills came in handy

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"I fixed my girlfriend's door once really early on in our relationship," he told UNILAD June 23. "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."

And it shows. Keep scrolling for all of Tom and Zendaya's cutest, love-filled couple moments.

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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