Australian pop-singer Cody Simpson, 26, and 11x Olympic medallist Emma McKeon, 29, celebrated their one-year anniversary in April 2023, with Simpson sharing a heart-warming tribute to his girlfriend on Instagram.
“I look at her and light goes all through me,” wrote Simpson, adding, “1 year with you. Since I met you I’ve felt as though I’ve been living in perpetual sunlight. I like the sun because you can’t buy it, grasp it or possess it. You can only appreciate it when it’s there, feel it all over and let it make its way within. Love is quite the same. I love you.”
The couple confirmed their relationship in the lead up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, with Simpson making his professional swimming debut alongside McKeon as part of the Australian swim team.
To mark the couple’s first milestone, scroll down to look back at some of their most adorable moments.
Emma was named Young Australian of the Year in 2024, and Cody was her biggest supporter watching from home.
“Congratulations my love, So proud of you,” Cody wrote on Instagram while watching Emma accept her award on TV. He also cheekily said, “oh, she looks good” behind the camera.
We love how supportive these lovebirds are of each other.
“Happy birthday @codysimpson ❤️ Always making me smile, always making me laugh,” Emma wrote in a touching birthday tribute.
Cody Simpson recently spoke out about how swimming and girlfriend Emma McKeon kept him grounded instead of ‘falling in’ with his Hollywood fame.
“Emma is a huge part of my life, and has been such a positive influence on me in terms of keeping me grounded since we met.”
“She is a really calming presence, she has really helped me, and she just impresses me so much, she is such a wonderful person.”
Cody and Emma looked as in love as ever as they posed for the camera together at an event in November 2023.
Cody and Emma were looking straight out of a Hollywood movie, dressed in all black at a wedding they attended together.
The couple both competed as part of the Australian swimming squad at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Cody shared this sweet sunset snap to Instagram.
“This woman never ceases to inspire me just simply being the human being she is. Humble, kind and full of dreams.”
“Luckiest man on earth. Above all, I’m glad my path has brought me home and to this woman. Baby you are the wind in the sails,” wrote Simpson.
All smiles from the happy couple!
“2022 was our year 🤍 Excited to see what the next year brings,” wrote Emma on a New Years Eve post to Instagram.
The couple travelled to the New South Wales South Coast for Simpson’s birthday.
“What an amazing weekend full of love,” captioned McKeon.
Emma shared this adorable picture of the couple at her brother’s wedding.
“A brief rendezvous in Barcelona with my love,” wrote Simpson.
The couple shared a sweet moment together in Barcelona.
Cody and Emma visiting Monet’s Water Lilies in Paris.
If they’re not in the pool, you can find the duo jet-setting across the world.