Joe Keery surely made a big name for himself ever since he played the role of Steve Harrington in Stranger Things. Since the beginning of the show, there has been a constant state of rumor that Steve is gay, however, the showrunners have not said anything in regards to the matter.
Similarly, a lot of people are asking if Joe Keery is a homosexual in real life. The rumor about Joe’s sexual orientation has been going on for quite some time now, but what is the real truth? Let’s try to find out here!
Is Joe Keery gay?
No, Joe is not gay and is straight. Although he himself didn’t say loud and clear that he is straight, his activities outside the reel life make it all clear that he is not a member of the LGBTQI+ community.
That being said, a couple of photos on the internet have been making a lot of rounds that started Will’s gay rumors in the first place. In these photos, he is seen becoming somehow intimate with his male co-stars, though it might be in a nonchalant manner.
In the photos, he is seen together with his Stranger Things mates, David Harbour, and Charlie Heaton, and as we all know, both of them are straight. While David is married to Lilly Allen since 2020 and Charlie is dating Natalie Dyer.
Whatever the case may be, now you know Joe is not a homosexual.
Joe’s character Steve Harrington is also gay?!
Well, this debate has been going on for a while now, is Steve straight or not? We are sure this sure is a head-scratcher considering for many as Steve was dating Natalie Dyer’s character Nancy Wheeler so how is he rumored to be gay?
This is because as the story progresses we see Steve not satisfied by his numerous romantic conquest. This has led many to believe that Steve Harrington might be slowly finding out about his sexual orientation just like Will Byers.
Besides, Joe’s love interest in the show, Robin Buckley, played by Maya Hawke is also rumored to be gay.
Who is Joe Keery dating?
As of 2023, Joe is in a relationship with actress Maika Monroe since 2017. According to GQ, Joe, and Keery first met at a party in LA back in 2017. The same year, the lovebirds also featured in the film, After Everything.
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Since making their relationship public, the couple has appeared in several red-carpet events. Nevertheless, some sources currently suggests the pair have broken up.