Emily Blunt and John Krasinski: Relationship timeline in photos

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski: Inside the Hollywood couple’s relationship timeline

  • John Krasinski and Emily Blunt have been going from strength to strength ever since striking up a romance in 2008
  • Their relationship began shortly after they were introduced by a mutual friend, with an engagement following a year later 
  • They married at George Clooney’s estate in Lake Como, Italy 
  • Nowadays, the Office vet, 42, shares two children with Emily, 39: daughters Hazel, eight, and Violet, six 

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have been going from strength to strength ever since striking up a romance back in 2008. 

Their relationship began shortly after they were introduced by a mutual friend, with an engagement following a year later.

They married in 2010 in Lake Como, Italy.  

Nowadays, the Office vet, 42, shares two children with Emily, 39: daughters Hazel, eight, and Violet, six. A true partnership, they even worked together on two movies, A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II. 

A third installment of the horror series has since been greenlit. Below is a timeline of their relationship, from their first meeting in 2008 to the arrival of their daughters. 

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have been going from strength to strength ever since striking up a romance back in 2008; pictured 2019

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have been going from strength to strength ever since striking up a romance back in 2008; pictured 2019 

25 OCTOBER, 2021: Emily reveals the first meal she ever cooked for John

Emily revealed the first meal she ever cooked for her husband John Krasinski during an interview on the River Cafe Table 4 podcast.

‘I guess I just made something that I knew [John] would love. A roast chicken, who doesn’t love roast chicken? The roast chicken I love is Ina Garten’s roast chicken. It’s called her ”Engagement Chicken” because I think when people make it for people they get engaged or something,’ Emily said.

Emily and John's latest film, A Quiet Place Part II, is finally released in theaters after multiple pandemic-related delays; pictured at the March 2020 premiere of their sequel

Emily and John’s latest film, A Quiet Place Part II, is finally released in theaters after multiple pandemic-related delays; pictured at the March 2020 premiere of their sequel 

28 MAY, 2021 – A Quiet Place Part II is finally released in theaters after several COVID-related postponements 

Emily and John’s latest film, A Quiet Place Part II, is finally released in theaters after the pandemic sparked multiple delays.

The film once again stars Emily and was written and directed by John, who also appears in the horror flick.

The movie stars Blunt as Evelyn Abbott, a woman who sets out with her two children including son Marcus (Noah Jupe) and deaf daughter Regan (Millicent Simmonds) following the deadly events that transpired in the first film.

The family must navigate a post-apocalyptic world populated by blind monsters that hunt by sound. The film had its world premiere on March 8, 2020 but its release was postponed due to the pandemic. The sequel was well-received by critics and it broke pandemic-era box office records at the time of its debut. 

John previously revealed he was 'excited and terrified' to work with his wife Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place Part II

John previously revealed he was ‘excited and terrified’ to work with his wife Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place Part II

MAY 2021: John reveals he was ‘excited and terrified’ to work with his wife Emily in A Quiet Place Part II

After an advance screening of the film, John opened up about making the movie with Emily during a Q&A live via Zoom.

John joked of working with Emily: ‘It’s funny, everybody was wondering how it would go working with your spouse and so were we. We were very excited to see how that would go – and by excited, I mean terrified.’

John then went on to gush about Emily, saying that they work well together and she’s nothing but professional on set.

‘So on the first one, I found the best collaborator of my entire life,’ he sweetly said.

While making his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live, John gave his daughters Violet and Hazel a loving shout-out as he closed out the show

While making his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live, John gave his daughters Violet and Hazel a loving shout-out as he closed out the show

30 JANUARY, 2021: John gives daughters Violet and Hazel a special and subtle shout-out on Saturday Night Live

While making his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live, John gave his daughters Violet and Hazel a loving shout-out as he closed out the show.

The actor wore a black top that was emblazoned with their initials, ‘H+V’.

Emily reveals Krasinski's feel-good lockdown series Some Good News 'took over' their lives after he spent five years dreaming of show

Emily reveals Krasinski’s feel-good lockdown series Some Good News ‘took over’ their lives after he spent five years dreaming of show

DECEMBER 2020: Emily reveals John’s feel-good lockdown series Some Good News ‘took over’ their lives after he spent five years dreaming of show

Emily said her husband’s lockdown project Some Good News ‘became a wild horse’ after it ‘took over’ their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘It was completely his invention, his doing,’ she said,’ Emily revealed during an appearance on the Graham Norton Show. 

‘He’s wanted to do something like it for the last five years and during the pandemic it seemed like the right time.’

Emily Blunt told People of her husband John: 'Having John's support is everything, because we are each other's confidant'; pictured 2018

Emily Blunt told People of her husband John: ‘Having John’s support is everything, because we are each other’s confidant’; pictured 2018

9 DECEMBER, 2020: Emily Blunt gushes about husband John Krasinski’s support during the pandemic.

Emily gushed about her husband John during an interview with People: ‘Having John’s support is everything, because we are each other’s confidant.’

‘That shared understanding has really been a very vital anchor for me.’

Emily and her husband John headed out in New York City for a publicity event for the upcoming sequel A Quiet Place Part II

Emily and her husband John headed out in New York City for a publicity event for the upcoming sequel A Quiet Place Part II

6 MARCH, 2020: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski go arm-in-arm as they promote A Quiet Place II in NYC

Emily and John were pictured heading out to a publicity event in NYC for their film A Quiet Place Part II.

The Edge Of Tomorrow star had her arms intimately locked with the The Office star as they tried to stay dry amid a rain storm.

John confirmed he had begun filming the sequel to A Quiet Place Part II as he posted a snap of a clapperboard to Instagram

John confirmed he had begun filming the sequel to A Quiet Place Part II as he posted a snap of a clapperboard to Instagram

15 JULY, 2019: John Krasinski confirms he has begun filming A Quiet Place Part II

John confirmed he had begun filming the sequel to A Quiet Place as he posted a snap of a clapperboard to Instagram.

‘#PartII,’ he captioned the photo.

The sequel was written and directed by John, who also helmed the original horror film.  

Emily left her husband in tears as she gave a heartfelt acceptance speech after receiving the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role

Emily left her husband in tears as she gave a heartfelt acceptance speech after receiving the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role

27 JANUARY, 2019: Emily leaves husband John in tears after winning SAG Award for his film The Quiet Place

Emily left John in tears as she gave a heartfelt acceptance speech upon receiving the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role.

‘Oh my goodness me,’ an emotional Emily began her speech, while John cheered her on. ‘Guys, that truly has completely blown my slicked hair back.’

‘Thank you so, so, so much. I am so moved and completely lost for words and unprepared,’ she added before thanking Krasinski, who also directed and co-wrote the script with Bryan Woods and Scott Beck.

‘I am going to share this completely with my husband, John Krasinski, because the entire experience of doing this with you has completely pierced my heart directly. You are a stunning filmmaker. I am so lucky to be with you and to have done this film with you.’

Her husband Krasinski was visibly moved, remaining standing while his wife and co-star walked to the stage.

Blunt says she 'broke her rule' for husband John to star in A Quiet Place

Blunt says she ‘broke her rule’ for husband John to star in A Quiet Place

18 DECEMBER, 2018: Emily says she ‘broke her rule’ for husband John to star in A Quiet Place

The couple appeared on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter where they discussed their smash success A Quiet Place, which was directed by John and starred Emily.

Emily said she gives herself five months in between projects, but she broke her own rule for John.

‘I have a minimum of a five-month rule between projects, other than A Quiet Place,’ she explained. ‘I broke the rule for him and him alone.’

The couple attended the New York premiere of their film A Quiet Place on April 2, 2018

The couple attended the New York premiere of their film A Quiet Place on April 2, 2018

6 APRIL, 2018: Emily and John attend the premiere of their film A Quiet Place

Emily and John attended the New York premiere of their film A Quiet Place on April 2, 2018.

Emily exuded elegance in a strapless Oscar De La Renta gown that was deep scarlet above the waist and exploded into pale pink frills below.

John modeled a silver suit and clashed it elegantly against a black dress shirt and black dress shoes, adding a splash of color with a purple and white tie.

John revealed on Instagram he and his wife Emily were collaborating on A Quiet Place

John revealed on Instagram he and his wife Emily were collaborating on A Quiet Place

15 MARCH 2017: John announces he has teamed up with his wife on A Quiet Place

John revealed on Instagram he and his wife Emily Blunt were collaborating on A Quiet Place.

He posted a headline announcing the partnership and captioned the post, ‘Question: “John, who’s the one actor you’ve been wanting to work with?” Answer: (see above).’

John announced the arrival of his second child with Emily, a daughter named Violet

John announced the arrival of his second child with Emily, a daughter named Violet

4 JULY 2016: John and Emily welcome daughter Violet

John announced the arrival of his second child with Emily, a daughter named Violet.

The actor revealed the family’s new addition in a tweet posted July 4.

‘What better way to celebrate the 4th… than to announce our 4th family member!!! 2 weeks ago we met our beautiful daughter Violet #Happy4th’ he gushed.

Emily showcased her bump in a blue Michael Kors gown as she attended the fashion extravaganza on May 2, 2016

Emily showcased her bump in a blue Michael Kors gown as she attended the fashion extravaganza on May 2, 2016

2 MAY 2016: Emily shows off her bump as she attends the Met Gala

Emily showcased her bump in a blue Michael Kors gown as she attended the Met Gala on May 2, 2016.

She accessorized her elegant gown with a collection of dazzling jewels from Forevermark, including an 18-karat diamond ear cuff and several chunky rings.

Emily and John, pictured January 12, 2016, announced they were expecting their second child on January 26, 2016

Emily and John, pictured January 12, 2016, announced they were expecting their second child on January 26, 2016

26 JANUARY 2016: Emily and John announce they are expecting their second child together

A rep for the actress confirmed to Us Weekly that the Devil Wears Prada star was expecting her second child with John. Their first child, daughter Hazel, was 23 months old at the time. 

In December 2014, when Hazel was only a few months old, the Edge Of Tomorrow actress told People having a child had changed her life.

‘It is that and more,’ said the Into The Woods star. ‘I know that everybody says that. Everybody says, “Oh it’s the best — it’s the best thing ever!”‘

But it was also an adjustment for her.

‘You don’t know what to expect because it’s just completely, existentially out of anything that you’ve ever experienced before, and it’s quite indescribable,’ said the Sicario standout.

Emily was unexpectedly interrupted by her husband John as she headed onto stage to pick up her gong

Emily was unexpectedly interrupted by her husband John as she headed onto stage to pick up her gong

15 JANUARY 2015: Emily is stage-bombed by John as she accepts a Critics’ Choice Award

Emily was unexpectedly interrupted by her husband John as she headed onto stage to pick up her gong.

The Hollywood star – who was honored for her role in Edge of Tomorrow – started to deliver her acceptance speech but was stopped by John, who enthusiastically ran up behind her to congratulate her.

After stopping to give her beau a quick kiss, Emily went on to explain to the crowd: ‘He’s presenting next!’

John announced his wife had given birth on February 16, 2014

John announced his wife had given birth on February 16, 2014

16 FEBRUARY, 2014: Emily gives birth to her first child with husband John

John announced his wife had given birth on February 16, 2014.

‘Emily and I are so incredibly happy to welcome our daughter Hazel into the world today! Happy bday!’ John tweeted.

The Office actor added that the couple ‘wanted to let the news out directly’.

A rep for Emily and John confirm they are expecting their first child together; pictured January 2013

A rep for Emily and John confirm they are expecting their first child together; pictured January 2013

11 SEPTEMBER, 2013: Emily and John confirm they are expecting their first child together

News emerges that the couple are now expecting their first child together.

A representative confirmed the news to UsMagazine.com, while a source told the website: ‘They both want kids, it’s one of the reasons they got a bigger place, in a neighborhood that you can raise a family.

‘They both couldn’t be more excited.’

The actress appeared on the May 2013 cover of InStyle, where she talked about her romance with the actor

The actress appeared on the May 2013 cover of InStyle, where she talked about her romance with the actor

APRIL 2013: Emily says John ‘changed my life’ as she appears on cover of InStyle 

The actress appeared on the May 2013 cover of InStyle, where she talked about her romance with the actor.

‘Meeting John really changed my life,’ she explained. ‘When I feel the support that I have from him, I feel invincible. There’s someone behind you on your good days and someone in front of you on your bad days.’

The couple said 'I do' in a storybook private ceremony on the grounds of George Clooney's Lake Como Villa; pictured 2011

The couple said ‘I do’ in a storybook private ceremony on the grounds of George Clooney’s Lake Como Villa; pictured 2011

10 JULY, 2010: John and Emily marry in Lake Como, Italy

The couple said ‘I do’ in a storybook private ceremony on the grounds of George Clooney’s Lake Como Villa.

Clooney directed Krasinski in Leatherheads and played host to the lavish wedding that featured fellow celebrities Matt Damon, his wife Luciana, and Blunt’s Devil Wears Prada co-star Meryl Streep.

She said yes! John proposed to Emily in Los Angeles in 2009 after less than a year of dating with a $100,000 three-carat Edwardian diamond and platinum ring; pictured October 2009

She said yes! John proposed to Emily in Los Angeles in 2009 after less than a year of dating with a $100,000 three-carat Edwardian diamond and platinum ring; pictured October 2009

AUGUST 2009: John proposes to Emily

John proposed to Emily in Los Angeles in 2009 after less than a year of dating with a $100,000 three-carat Edwardian diamond and platinum ring.

Recounting the proposal during an interview with Access, John described it as ‘very casual’ but emotional.

‘She did cry after I cried and we cried and then everyone around us was crying. Then, I think people weren’t really sure what was going on, but they were crying because we were crying. But it was great. At the end of the day she said yes which is great. It’s a big part of this whole thing.’

Krasinski, pictured with Blunt in 2009, took his future wife to a shooting range on their first date

Krasinski, pictured with Blunt in 2009, took his future wife to a shooting range on their first date

2008: John takes Emily to a shooting range for their first date

John revealed the unlikely place he took Emily to on his first date during an appearance on Conan O’Brien in 2012. 

‘On our first date, I decided, “I’m gonna really hit the gas and bring her to a gun range,”‘ he explained. 

‘I think that I was so sure that I would never end up with her because she’d be like, “This is ridiculous, I can have anyone, not you,” that I was like, “You know what, I’m gonna blow it right away and then that way you don’t feel bad,”‘ he said. 

'He just stood there and made me laugh': Emily revealed she was hanging out with a friend who introduced her to John; pictured 2009

‘He just stood there and made me laugh’: Emily revealed she was hanging out with a friend who introduced her to John; pictured 2009

2008: The couple meet through a friend

Emily revealed she was hanging out with a friend who introduced her to John.  

‘It’s kind of a sad, lame story,’ Emily said on Late Night With Seth Meyers in 2018. ‘I was in a restaurant, he was in the restaurant. I was sitting with a mutual friend…and my friend Gray goes “Oh my god, that’s my friend John..” 

”And that was it. He was sitting with our friend Justin Theroux, and he abandoned Justin and came over to us. He just stood there and made me laugh. I kind of [knew right away.]’

Speaking of how it all began in an interview with People, said: ‘(Me and my friend) were discussing how much I was enjoying being single. And then (my friend) goes: “Oh, my God, there’s my friend John”. And that was it. We were engaged within 10 months, but I think we probably knew before that.’ 

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