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Cody Simpson & Emma McKeon’s endearing romance

Diving into their relationship.
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It was love at first swim for Australian pop singer Cody Simpson and 11-time Olympic medallist Emma McKeon.

Once known more for his pop songs and celebrity status, Cody took a significant turn in his life by diving into the world of competitive swimming. On the other hand, Emma McKeon has been a fixture in the swimming world, making waves with her outstanding performances and collecting 11 Olympic medals along the way.

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Cody and Emma celebrated their relationship milestone on social media in April 2024. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

In 2022, their paths crossed in a way that changed their lives, marking the beginning of their relationship.

Despite achieving success in the music industry at a young age, Cody felt a different calling that led him back to the swimming pool, a place he had known well before his pop career took off. It was this shift in focus that set the stage for his meeting with Emma McKeon. Both being elite swimmers, their shared love for the sport created a strong connection between them.

While Cody’s journey in the pool may have come to a close following the 2024 Olympic trials, the love between the two Dolphins teammates still remains stronger than ever.

As Emma continues her preparations for her Olympic Games campaign, we look back on the couple’s relationship so far.  

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Emma and Cody have been together since 2022. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

Cody Simpson and Emma McKeon’s Romance

Cody Simpson and Emma McKeon confirmed their relationship publicly in the lead-up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Describing their relationship as a “slow burn” in an interview with 7News, their friendship forged in the pool transitioned to a romantic connection.

This shared passion for swimming seems to have been a strong foundation for their relationship. Since their 2022 relationship debut, the pair have shared a multitude of cute moments together, cementing their strong coupledom.

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“I’ve never seen him so happy.” (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

Cody and Emma’s parents can even testament to this. As reported by 7News, Cody’s mum Angie said, “I’ve never seen him so happy. Like this is the most authentically happy I’ve ever seen him in my life.”

Emma’s mum and dad shared similar sentiments; “[It’s] probably the happiest I’ve seen her, I’m going to say, over the last number of years.”

Marking a significant step in their relationship, Cody and Emma purchased a home together on the Gold Coast, valued at $1.8 million, in 2023. The coastal home features five bedrooms, a large entertainment area, and, naturally, a swimming pool.

Cody Simpson and Miley Cyrus split

Before meeting Emma, Cody Simpson was in a known public relationship with Miley Cyrus, which spanned from October 2019 to August 2020.

Parting ways amicably, Miley revealed in a 2022 interview on The Kyle and Jackie O Show, “It was kind of a mutual decision between us, knowing that we were sort of going in different directions in our life.”

Cody made his career pivot, which required him to relocate back to Australia to pursue swimming professionally and aim for the Olympics. At the same time, Miley Cyrus was preparing to release her album Plastic Hearts.

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Prior to his relationship with Emma, Cody was most recently linked to Miley Cyrus. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

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