How Mark Estes Feels About Spotlight on Kristin Cavallari Romance

At the 2024 CMT Music Awards, Montana Boyz member Mark Estes shared more about his relationship with Kristin Cavallari, who is 13 years his senior.

By Brahmjot Kaur Apr 07, 2024 10:33 PMTags
Watch: Montana Boyz's Mark Estes Says He's a "True Romantic" With Girlfriend Kristin Cavallari

Mark Estes is illuminating all aspects of dating Kirstin Cavallari.

The 24-year-old knows there's been a lot of buzz on social media about his new relationship with the Laguna Beach alum, but he's "not necessarily" ready to put his romance in the spotlight.

"It comes with the territory, I guess," Mark exclusively told E! News' Paul Costabile on the CMT Music Awards red carpet. "It is what it is."

But Mark—who arrived with fellow Montana Boyz Kade Wilcox and Kaleb Campbell Winterburn on the carpet—is head over boots for the reality star.  In fact, he's quite the romantic, according to his pals. 

As Kade put it, "He's pretty good at date nights." (See every star on the red carpet here and tune into E! News on April 8 for more from the CMT Music Awards.)

The TikToker's appearance at the award show comes one month after Kristin debuted their relationship on social media. And while the two have continued raising some eyebrows due to their 13-year age gap, it's clear they're tuning out the noise and turning up the music.

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"She makes happy, I make her happy," Mark told E! News March. "That's what's important, so I'm not too worried about the critics, honestly."

And their romance has since been heating up. In fact, Kristin, 37, has even been considering expanding her family with Mark.

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"I'm mulling it over," Kristin said on the April 2 episode of her podcast Let's Be Honest. "If he ends up really being the one, I would have a kid."

Keep reading to see who else made their appearance on the CMT Music Awards red carpet.

Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town

Keith Urban

Mickey Guyton

Melissa Etheridge

Jelly Roll

Emma Roberts

Emily Ann Roberts

Lainey Wilson

Chase Stokes, Kelsea Ballerini

Emily Osment

Jennifer Nettles

Minnie Driver

Amber Riley

Ashley Cooke

Gayle King

Tiera Kennedy


Tanner Adell

Trisha Yearwood

Lukas Nelson

Ashley McBryde

Tiera Kennedy

Jane Seymour


Brittney Spencer

Brandi Cyrus

Leah Turner

Chase Rice

Julie Williams

The Montana Boyz Kade Wilcox, Mark Estes, Kaleb Campbell Winterburn

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