American actress and comedian Kristen Wiig has been in a handful of relationships that have made their way to the public light. Far from being a tabloid fodder, Kristen is one of those actresses who love to keep details of her romantic relationships very private. However, being that she is quite popular, a fact or two about her relationships often make their way to the media space. So who exactly has Wiig dated and who is she with now? Here is everything you need to know about Kristen Wiig’s boyfriend.
Has Kristen Wiig Split From Hayes Hargrove?
The duo was not only in a romantic relationship but was married. Following a period of dating, which the public did not get to know much about, Wiig tied the knot with Hayes Hargroves, precisely in 2005.
Hayes Hargrove has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006, however, he is only beginning to gain traction thanks to his role as Neil Baumgartner in the TV series, Bluff City Law. His other credits include the TV shows; Chambers and Swedish Dicks.
Yup! Kristen Wiig has long split from actor Hayes Hargrove. Their marriage was a short-lived one, lasting for only about three years. They split in 2009 with Wiig saying that she was not sure she was ever going to get married again. However, a few years down the line, someone came to make her reconsider her decision.
Meanwhile, Hargroves on the 27th of December 2017 got married to American actress Katherine Von Till who is best known for her extensive voice roles.
Who Is Kristen Wiig’s Boyfriend Now?
As of this writing, Kristen Wiig’s boyfriend is actor Avi Rothman. Following her split from Hargroves, Wiig remained largely mum when it came to her private life, except one time when she revealed in an interview with Look Magazine that she would love to have kids of her own sometime in the future. Her next publicly known relationship after Hargroves was with Fabrizio Moretti, the drummer who plays for the band The Strokes, however, their romance was brief.
Kristen Wiig’s love life became a subject of much interest when sometime in mid-2016, she was seen frolicking and kissing a certain man during a vacation to Kauai, Hawaii. That man would later be identified as actor Avi Rothman. Reports would later surface that the two had been dating for a few months and are very happy with each other.
A few months after their PDA photos surfaced online, Kristen Wiig and her boyfriend made their first official outing at the American Museum of Natural History’s 2016 Museum Gala. After about three years of dating, Rothman took things to the next level by popping the question to which Wiig said ‘YES’!
Though the pair did not necessarily announce their engagement, speculations about their engagement began in May 2019 after Wiig was spotted donning a dazzling rock on her third finger. People Magazine would later confirm that they had as a matter of fact been engaged much earlier in the year.
Things To Know About Avi Rothman
Rothman is a charmer as much as he is talented, leaving little to wonder regarding how he was able to make the Bridesmaid actress go back on her decision of never getting married again. Though Kristen Wiig’s boyfriend as of this writing is yet to feature in any feature film, he has been quite a busy entertainer. In addition to acting, he is a writer, a producer, as well as a director. Avid fans of SNL should be familiar with his face as Rothman was once a comedian on the TV show.
Interestingly, Rothman and Wiig both got their training at Groundlings theater in Los Angeles but at different times. Rothman’s career began in 2006 and he has become a master of short films. His short film credits include 2007’s Flowers and Weeds and 2014’s Bunion. He has starred in a wide variety of TV shows and TV movies including Destined to Fail and Co-op of the Damned.
He discovered web comedy when a friend of his who was studying online marketing business challenged him to make a viral video. Rothman was up to the challenge; he teamed up with some friends to make a commercial for American Apparel where they all appeared naked while making breakfast. The video got over 150 thousand hits in two days and could have generated more views if it wasn’t flagged as adult content.
Rothman and Wiig have already begun starring in projects together. They both featured in the scripted podcast show titled Sandra.
Kristen Wiig’s boyfriend is also good at yoga which he was introduced to by his sister in 2003. His yoga skills sure came in handy in his titular role in the hit YouTube series, Ogden the Inappropriate Yoga Guy. Rothman is very close friends with ace British singer, Adele.