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The first time the pair appeared on screen together. HBO

On season two, Jon Snow ventures beyond the Wall and meets Ygritte, a thành viên a group called the không tính tiền Folk. He eventually lives among them as a spy for the Night"s Watch, but he falls in love with Ygritte along the way.

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August 2012: Rumors began flying about a blossoming off-screen romance between Harington và Leslie when TMZ published photos of the couple holding hands.

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They were spotted on a date in a restaurant & the "Game of Thrones" fandom basically exploded.

September 2012 khổng lồ January 2013: The two stars film season three of "Game of Thrones," including the fictional couple's steamy love scene.


This was a rare happy moment on "Game of Thrones." HBO

This was the season when Ygritte & Jon Snow became romantically involved. Years later, Harington would admit that he fell in love with Leslie during the months they spent filming in Iceland.

March 2013: Harington tells reporters that they're just friends & says, "We hit it off very quickly when we first met."

While promoting the third season of "Game of Thrones," Harington told Simone Boyce of Winter is Coming that his on-screen chemistry with Leslie was mostly due to their real friendship.

"We really get on as friends & we hit it off very quickly when we first met and I think that reflects on screen, because we"ve got a good dialogue going on off screen," Harington said.

August 2013: Even though they never confirmed they were dating, an anonymous source told The Stir that Harington & Leslie had split up.


Ygritte và Jon Snow broke up in season three, too. HBO

"Rose & Kit are no longer together," The Stir reported. "Rose has a new boyfriend who is not in the public eye. She is eager to keep this relationship out of the spotlight."

May 2014: Harington says any discussion of a romance between him & Leslie is "all rumor & myth."


Kit Harington at the SAG awards in 2014. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

In an interview with The Standard, Harington spoke publicly about the rumors for the first time."Me & Rose are very, very close & very good friends," Harington said."And continue lớn be, actually. She"s wonderful. But no, no love affair."

ButHarington also cryptically admitted that he"s very private:

"On a serious level, I wouldn"t tell the press if I was in a relationship or not. I wouldn"t ever reveal that, because it takes you down a certain road… I have no desire khổng lồ be courting the press with my love life. It"s not my job, it"s not who I am — and I actually think it"s more fun for everyone to lớn speculate. The minute I start telling people things are true or not true, then it"s just boring."

June 2014: "Watchers on the Wall," the episode on which Ygritte dies in Jon Snow's arms, airs on HBO.

Jon and Ygritte were briefly reunited during the battle, but she was killed before his eyes. HBO

This was the over of their on-screen romance, but not their real-life love story.

July 2014: Harington & Leslie attend San Diego Comic-Con together for a "Game of Thrones" panel. They were spotted arriving at the airport together.

Harington & Leslie sat next lớn each other for the Comic-Con panel. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

As PopSugar reported, Harington và Leslie were seen in the Los Angeles International Airport together ahead of the "Game of Thrones" panel at Comic-Con.

Harington and Leslie with fellow costar Maisie Williams back in 2013. Mike Coppola/Getty

"They"ve been back on for about three months," a source toldUs. "That said, it"s casual right now và they"re having fun. They"re not moving in together or anything lượt thích that yet."

This would mean that they rekindled their romance in May 2014.

Harington is very private about his relationships. AP Images

Less than a year after the Us Magazine report, Harington told GQ that he was single. Here"s the section of the interview written told from reporter Tom Lamont"s point of view:

Harington tells me: "I"ll never talk about any particular relationship I"ve been in. But I will say I"m single at the moment."

I"m about to move on when he continues: "Relationships as an actor are incredibly difficult. With someone who"s not an actor, because they never get lớn see you; & with someone who is an actor, because you"re ships in the night a lot of the time. I mean, ideally, if you keep acting in the film world, you"re a traveling salesman. & your options are: sacrifice a lot of your career khổng lồ make sure it"s not unfair on the other person, or find someone who is willing to lớn be your travelling circus. That"s where I stand, và I"m trying khổng lồ address it at the moment."

August 2015: A "Game of Thrones" fan sneaks a picture of the couple at an airport together looking cozy.

Celebrity news site Lainey Gossip reported this tidbit: "According khổng lồ the person who took the photo (who, evidently, was practically piggy-backing Jon Snow on the escalator), they were also holding hands."

January 2016: After paparazzi photos emerge of Harington & Leslie kissing in public, their costar Emilia Clarke appears to lớn confirm the relationship.

ET reporter Nancy O"Dell got the scoop from Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen).

When asked about the kissing on the SAG Awards red carpet, Clarke said: "My goodness! You know, we lượt thích to spread the love on our show. It"s a beautiful thing. She"s one of my best friends, so it"s good."

April 2016: Harington & Leslie step onto the red carpet together và go public with their relationship for the first time.

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The pair seemed very happy lớn be out in the open with their relationship. Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

The năm 2016 Olivier Awards was the first sự kiện at which Harington và Lesliewere clearly attending as boyfriend and girlfriend.

May 2016: Harington says in an interview with Vogue that he "fell in love" while filming "Game of Thrones" in Iceland.

A portrait of Harington và Leslie in character, courtesy of Helen Sloan và HBO. Helen Sloan/HBO

When asked by Vogue Italia what his favorite memory of filming "Game of Thrones" was, Harington recalled the time spent in Iceland for season three.

"Because the country is beautiful, because the Northern Lights are magical, và because it was there that I fell in love," he said. "If you"re already attracted khổng lồ someone, và then they play your love interest in the show, it"s becomes very easy to fall in love."

Since both actors had been busy with their own projects, Leslie said FaceTime was the key lớn communicating via long distance. This was one of the first times she spoke about their relationship with reporters.

The couple attended the 2017 Olivier Awards together. Jeff Spicer/Getty

In an interview with Esquire, Harington confirmed their real-life love & plans for living together.

When he declined to lớn elaborate on their love story, Harington told Esquire it was because "it"s as much her relationship as it is mine và I can"t speak for both of us. But yeah, we are very, very happy. So that"s what I"ll say about that."

July 2017: The couple attended the "Game of Thrones" season seven premiere together and rumors fly that they're engaged.

Harington & Leslie at the season seven premiere in Los Angeles. Neilson Barnard/Getty

After gossip sites begin reporting that Harington had proposed to lớn Leslie, a spokesperson denied the rumor, saying "they are not engaged."

September 2017: Months after reps said Harington và Leslie weren't engaged, new reports emerged saying they were.

Harington and Leslie's representatives didn't confirm the news. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

On September 26, new reports sprang up saying Harington had proposed khổng lồ Leslie after they moved into a new house together. People Magazinereported the newsciting an anonymous source,along with The Sun.

"They"re yet to lớn set a date, but told friends & family last week that they"ve got engaged," a source told The Sun.

Then the engagement was formally announced. On September 27, Harington and Leslie's engagement was published in London newspaper The Times.

Kit Harington và Rose Leslie got engaged in 2017. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

—Elliot Wagland (
elliotwagland) September 27, 2017

The official announcement was made the old fashioned way — in the newspaper:

Mr KC Harington và Miss RE Leslie

The engagement is announced between Kit, younger son of David và Deborah Harington of Worcestershire, and Rose, middle daughter of Sebastian and Candy Leslie of Aberdeenshire.

The happy couple beaming as they left the castle in Scotland. Splash News

For more photos from the big day, read"s report on the true royal wedding "Game of Thrones" fans had been waiting for.

January 2019: Harington tells GQ australia that he loves that someday the couple's children could watch their parents meet on "GoT."

Rose Leslie & Kit Harington in April 2019. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

"I have no idea if we will, but say me và Rose vì chưng have children. They"ll know. They"ll be able khổng lồ see the genesis of their parents getting together. Which is quite a wonderful thought, really," he said.

September 2020: In a cover story và accompanying photoshoot for the UK's Make Magazine, Leslie reveals that she và Harington are expecting their first child together.

Rose Leslie và Kit Harington are going khổng lồ be parents. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Leslie showed off her growing belly in the magazine"s summer 2020 issue, which was published in late September.

Rose Leslie at the premiere of "Game Of Thrones" season seven in 2017. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

According to lớn E! News, Leslie gave birth over Valentine"s Day weekend, & the couple was spotted outside with the newborn on Tuesday, February 16.

A representative for Harington confirmed to lớn E! "that the couple welcomed a baby boy" và said they are "very very happy!" reached out lớn reps for Harington & Leslie but did not immediately hear back.