Who is Olivia Cooke dating? Inside the House of The Dragon’s relationship history

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Her character, Alicent Hightower may stir some negative feelings in House of The Dragon but Olivia Cooke became an internet sensation the moment she uttered the words “what’s your drink of choice?”

While Olivia was making waves in the entertainment industry long before this interview, there was something about how her co-star Emma D’Arcy replied, “A negroni. Sbagliato. With Prosecco in it” that made everyone fall in love with the stars.

Olivia Cooke donned a black dress for the season two premiere of House of The Dragon.
Olivia Cooke keeps her dating life relatively private. (Credit: Image: Getty)

So, she has snatched our hearts but who has Olivia’s heart?

Despite her career in the spotlight, especially with House of The Dragon premiering its second season in mid-June, the 30-year-old remains tight-lipped on her dating life and it is currently unclear as to whether or not she is in a relationship.

In 2022, around the time of the series premiere, Olivia was linked to Welsh actor Jacob Ifan best known for his role in A Discovery of Witches, after having appeared in many Instagram posts together. However, neither parties commented on the rumours.

Prior to this speculation, the British actress dated her Pixie co-star Ben Hardy. This relationship was confirmed when they were spotted kissing and holding hands in London.

However, they announced their split five months after the spotting.

The Ready Player One actress was also in a confirmed relationship with Christopher Abbott from 2015 to 2016 after starring in Katie Says Goodbye together, and Alex Roe known for The 5th Wave, in 2014.

House of The Dragon fans are trying to pair Olivia and Matt (far left)!
(Image: Getty)

Aside from these confirmed and non-confirmed romances, House of The Dragon and Game of Thrones fans appear to be having a field day matching Olivia to her co-star and fellow Brit Matt Smith.

Matt portrays Daemon Targaryen in the popular Binge series, and while their fictional characters may not get along, fans love to edit the pair on TikTok. Despite fan edits, we can safely presume Matt and Olivia are not dating.

The young Brit did however gush about the first time she met Matt at the Met Gala during an interview with Elle UK.

“And he looked me up and down and went, ‘Olivia that dress screams party!’,” she said. “And I’ve loved him ever since.”

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