Is Hailee Steinfeld Gay, What Is Her Sexuality and Who Is She Dating?

Hailee Steinfeld is neither gay nor lesbian. Her sexuality is straight. Although it’s been speculated that the actress is gay, Hailee has had romantic relationships with some famous male celebrities that prove otherwise. Such celebrities include Niall Horan from One Direction, Cameron Smoller, and many others.

Ever since she was cast as poet Emily Dickinson in the Apple TV+ series Dickinson, There has been lots of confusion as to what Hailey Steinfeld’s real sexuality might be. This is despite her well-known relationship history with people of the opposite sex. Read on to know the truth about Hailee Steinfeld’s sexuality.

Is Hailee Steinfeld Lesbian?

Hailee Steinfeld, as earlier mentioned, is not gay or lesbian. The rumors and questions about whether or not she is a lesbian started for a number of reasons. First was her role in the TV series Dickinson where her character ‘Emily’ was seen kissing her co-actor Ella Hunt who played the character ‘Sue.’

This scene gave rise to a lot of uproar on the internet and sadly the rumors about her sexuality began to spread. Ella Hunt, on the other hand, came out publicly about her sexuality in an interview. She stated that she loves women and this hasn’t done much to salvage the situation regarding Hailee as many saw it as a confirmation of their suspicion about Hailee’s sexuality.

Hailee Steinfeld Has Dated a Few Famous Male Celebrities

According to information gathered about her personal life, Hailee Steinfield has been in and out of heterosexual relationships. The actress is said to have dated several well-known male celebrities in the entertainment industry, including Cameron Smoller, Nial Horan, Charlie Puth, and Justin Bieber.

This further clarifies that the actress is not a lesbian. Some of the men she has dated and her relationship timeline will be discussed further.

She Was In A Short-lived Relationship With Charlie Puth in 2015

Hailee Steinfeld is not just straight but has had quite a history when it comes to her relationship with men. In 2015, Hailey was said to be dating Charlie Puth an American singer and songwriter who became famous for song videos he uploads to his YouTube account.

Rumors of Hailee and Charlie’s relationship started making the rounds after they had been spotted hanging out backstage at the American Music Awards. Charlie appeared to feed the rumor by disclosing to sources during an interview, that he was dating a female at that time but was not ready to make it public. Since they had been spotted together on several occasions, many deduced it was Hailee Steinfeld.

They eventually opened up about the relationship but not long after, Hailee and Charlie broke up and the pair moved on with their separate lives.

Hailee Steinfeld Also Dated Cameron Smoller From 2016 to 2017

Moving on from her relationship with Charlie Puth, the actress started dating Instagram star, Cameron Smoller in 2016. Cameron is an American of Jewish ethnicity that is known for his status as an Instagram personality with a huge following. He became even more famous when he started dating Hailee Steinfeld.

The lovebirds came out in the open about their relationship at a Golden Globes party almost a year after they began dating. Their relationship however was short-lived as the pair broke up in November 2017.

The pair have remained friends and was spotted attending the same Republic Records party in July 2019. While many had assumed they were probably trying to rekindle their romance, it turns out that they were just in touch with each other and have remained friends.

Hailee Steinfeld Is Rumored To Have Dated Justin Bieber

Hailee Steinfeld is also said to have dated Justin Bieber. However, her relationship with the Canadian singer has still not been confirmed as the actress had insisted that they are just good friends and have known each other for years. Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop singer who is famous for his many hit singles and albums.

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According to TMZ, the pair had come across each other at a church gathering and kick-started a romantic relationship. They were said to have dated for just a month after which they both went their separate ways.

In 2018, Hailee Was In an Intimate Relationship With Niall Horan

Niall Horan is the most prominent of Hailee Steinfeld’s Exes. The pair had been close buddies before they began dating. Niall James Horan is a famous Irish singer and songwriter who rose to prominence as a member of the boy band One Direction which was created in 2010 on the singing competition The X Factor and happens to be one of the best-selling boy bands of all time.

Hailee and Niall sparked romance rumors in late 2017 when Niall Horan took to his Instagram account and shared a sentimental birthday message to Hailee Steinfeld on her birthday and this caught the attention of fans and the media.

Niall had also posted a tweet where he referred to Hailee as “the loveliest girl on the planet and one of my best friends”.

The tweet raised a lot of eyebrows although Hailee had refrained from discussing the alleged romance. Not too long after, they were both spotted attending events together and going on dates. In 2018 during a Cosmopolitan interview, the actress hinted that she was in love but avoided mentioning any names.

Unfortunately, Hailey and Niall ended their relationship and the reason for their breakup was not revealed to any source. In December 2018, Entertainment Tonight confirmed the news that the lovebirds had gone their separate ways.

Who Is Hailee Steinfeld Dating Currently?

Currently, it is not known if Hailee Steinfeld is dating anyone. The actress seems to keep her personal life under wraps and has not revealed her current relationship status nor has she posted any photo on her Instagram page hinting at such.

It’s been a while since Hailee Steinfeld has been rumored to be dating anyone and this has got fans curious as to who the actress’s present love interest is.

However, in an interview with Cosmopolitan, the actress disclosed what she wants out of a relationship citing that she would love to be with someone who is firstly very honest and then confident in themselves to do their thing while she focuses on hers.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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