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If you remember, Logales from The Lord of the Rings film seriesThe Hobbit film series or Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, then you won’t find this face any strange. Orlando Bloom is an English actor who has appeared in several epic fantasies, historical epic, and fantasy adventure films, earning him a place in the Hollywood scene for all time. He appeared as Paris in 2004, widely received film, Troy. His career of over two decades has seen him appear in over fifty films, TV series and videos games. Bloom has been nominated for over thirty-two awards, winning twenty. However, this article is about Bloom the “lover boy” We answer the question; Who is Orlando Bloom dating now?

Who Is Orlando Bloom?

Orlando Bloom was born—Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom—in CanterburyKent, on 13 January 1977, to parents, Colin Stone, and Sonia Constance Josephine. Growing up, Bloom and his sister were raised in the Church of England where he attended St Peter’s Methodist Primary School. He then attended the junior school of the King’s School before moving to St Edmund’s School in Canterbury. One fun fact about Orlando Bloom is that as a young boy, he had believed his father was the Jewish-South African, novelist Harry Saul Bloom

Bloom had a problem, one too many children have been victimized for. He was dyslexic. Sensing the gravity of the condition, Bloom’s mother encouraged her son to take art and drama classes. Following his school prize submission to panto actor Richard Sieben in 1992, Bloom got encouraged to move to London to follow a two-year A Level course in Drama, Photography, and Sculpture at Fine Arts College, Hampstead, the following year. He joined the National Youth Theatre and spent the next two seasons there. He later got a scholarship to train at the British American Drama Academy.

Career

Fresh from the Academy, Bloom started his acting career with TV roles in episodes of Casualty and Midsomer MurdersIn 1997, he made his first film appearance in Wilde, in which he starred opposite Stephen Fry. He then enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied professional acting; graduating in 1999. In the same year, Orlando Bloom landed his first major role as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003). Which included The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Meanwhile, he also made a short appearance in Black Hawk Down (2001).

2003 saw him being cast alongside actors Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley in the fantasy adventure film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The film was a big success, and later won Orlando Bloom four different awards including the Teen Choice Awards for; Breakthrough Acting Male, Choice Movie Chemistry and Choice Movie Liplock. And MTV Movie Awards Mexico for Sexiest Hero.

In 2004, he starred in the epic adventure war film Troy opposite Brad Pitt and Eric Bana. The following year, he starred in the movies Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown. Both of which received critical acclaims. In 2006, Orlando Bloom appeared in again in the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. In 2007, he again played the role of Will Turner, in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Now well known for adventure, films, Bloom wanted to try his hands on other options in theatre. And so in summer of the same year, he appeared in the revival play In Celebration. That year, he also made his debut Tv commercial appearance for Uno brand of cosmetics Shiseido.

Fast forward 2013 and 2014, Orlando Bloom again appeared in The Hobbit series; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014). In 2017, Bloom also appeared in the fifth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film seriesPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. In 2019, he appeared as 1st Lieutenant Benjamin D. Keating in The Outpost and will appear in Needle in a Timestack to be released soon.

See also: Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr: The Untold Story of Their Failed Marriage

Who Is Orlando Bloom Dating Now As His Girlfriend?

Orlando Bloom.
Orlando Bloom and Katty Perry.

As of 2019, Orlando Bloom is engaged to pop singer Katy Perry. They began seeing each other after the 73rd Golden Globe Awards on January 2016. Nevertheless, the couple announced their split in February 2017. In April of the following year, the couple got back together and later announced their engagement on February 15, 2019. But Katy Perry won’t be his first. Orlando Bloom has been in relationships with American actress Kate Bosworth (2003 – 2006) and Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, whom he married in 2010. Together, they have a son (b. 2011) but their marriage ended in divorce in 2013.  

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