Ariana Grande has a new love interest in her life, and he is none other than her Wicked co-star Ethan Slater.
The two actors are reportedly dating after splitting from their spouses earlier this year. Ethan Slater is a Broadway sensation who is best known for playing Spongebob in the musical based on the beloved cartoon.
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Ethan Slater was nominated for a Tony award for playing Spongebob
Slater impressed critics and audiences alike with his portrayal of Spongebob Squarepants in the 2017 musical adaptation of the show. He earned a Tony award nomination and many accolades for his performance.
He has also appeared in other shows such as Assassins, Law & Order: SVU and Fosse/Verdon .
He is playing Boq in Wicked
Slater is currently working on the film adaptation of the smash-hit musical Wicked, where he plays Boq, the admirer of Elphaba’s sister Nessarose. Ariana Grande plays Glinda, the good witch and Elphaba’s frenemy. The two actors reportedly hit it off on the set of the film and started dating recently.
He has a son and is separated from his wife
Slater married his high school sweetheart Lilly Jay in 2018 and had their first child, a son named Ezra, in 2020. However, sources told People that the couple are separated and have been for some time.
Slater used to post charming photos of his significant other and child on his Instagram account, which he has since made private.
He is a Gemini and grew up in Washington, D.C
Slater was born on June 2, 1992, making him a Gemini. He experienced childhood in Washington, D.C. what’s more, went to Vassar School, where he concentrated on show and film. He is likewise a vocalist musician and has delivered a few collections on Spotify .
I think Ethan Slater is a talented and charming actor who has a lot to offer to Ariana Grande. They both share a love for musical theater and have gone through tough breakups. I wish them all the best and hope they make wonderful music on and off screen.