Who is Emma Chamberlain dating? The latest on her long-term relationship with Role Model

Here's *everything* we've sussed out about Emma Chamberlain and Role Model's relationship...

Emma Chamberlain wears a pink, lace top as she attends the Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Chateau de Chantilly on July 05, 2023 in Chantilly, France/ in a pink, blue and purple gradient template
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Who is Emma Chamberlain dating, you ask? Well, the social media IT girl—whose effortless street style has basically shaped our entire capsule wardrobe at this point—has officially lifted the lid on her long-term relationship...

The so-called 'hard launch' came by way of their joint (and seriously aesthetic) GQ interview back in February 2023, where Emma Chamberlain and Role Model—aka Tucker Pillsbury—dished on how they met, why they initially kept their relationship private and their overall dynamic. And to summarise, it was food for the soul of Emma stans, much like her new coffee-based Erehwon smoothie.

And naturally, despite getting all the tea and a number of cute red-carpet appearances after the fact, fans just want more! So, for anyone heavily invested in this pairing (*same*), here's a full recap of the Emma Chamberlain Role Model love story...

Who is Emma Chamberlain's boyfriend, Role Model?

Oh, we’re so glad you asked! For anyone currently wondering "does Emma Chamberlain have a boyfriend?"—meet Tucker Pillsbury. He's a singer/songwriter who goes by the name ‘Role Model' and shot to fame in 2017 with his EP, Arizona. He's since gone on to perform at major festivals, including Coachella 2022, where he headlined alongside big names like Billie Eilish and The Weeknd. 

In April 2022 he released his debut album Rx (with a number of tracks seemingly inspired by Emma) and announced his world tour—which, also saw Emma join him for a number of his European shows. Couple goals! 

Social media-wise, you can follow him as ‘Role Model’ on Insta, where he already has over 650k followers! 

How old is Role Model?

Tucker is 26 years old, making him four years older than Emma—who turned 22 on May 22nd, 2023.

In case you’re interested in their zodiac compatibility, Tucker’s birthday is May 15th, which makes him a Taurus and Emma a Gemini.

What are Role Model's tattoos?

Like with Emma Chamberlain's tattoos, Tucker also has several tattoos, especially on his arms and they're worth a look if you need some tiny, micro tattoo inspo!

His tats include barbed wire, a ladder, a butterfly, a skull and even a bird cage, along with several other inks scattered across Tucker's torso and legs. Though don't ask how many he has—because, as Emma pointed out in their GQ Couples Quiz—even he doesn't know!

When did Emma Chamberlain and Role Model start dating?

Despite being previously very open with her day-to-day life, thanks to her YouTube channel, Emma is understandably more private when it comes to her love life. So, particular dates for when her relationship with Tucker began were initially, pretty scarce—until now, that is!

While the pair kept the timeframe of their relationship on the DL, Emma and Tucker did reveal in their February 2023 GQ interview that it all began at the beginning of March 2020, meaning they've now been together for three years.

Tucker revealed that he slid into her DM's, telling her one of her outfits was "fire" but confessed the moment he really fell for her was seeing a TikTok of her. He recalled how in the video, Emma was "trying to twerk to a Dayglow song in the bathroom and surprising herself that her ass moved a little bit. For some reason—I don't know why, had nothing to do with the twerking, I'm not a f****** creep—but it showed her personality."

They then went on to discuss their first date—which they admit was a disaster. After months of texting, the big day came but both of them were so nervous, that the just played Fortnite. Thankfully, the damage wasn't permanent and they were able to overcome the butterflies during another group hangout. 

Despite initially wanting to keep their relationship out of the public eye, the pair have now decided to lift the lid a little, with Emma quipping: "There are parts of our relationship that are going to be private forever. But I don't think we need to be secret anymore. It's just like, I'm over that s***," before dubbing their interview an official "hard launch."

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As for how fans first caught wind of Emma Chamberlain's boyfriend sitch, the fashionista appeared on the Call Her Daddy podcast in January 2022 and revealed that yes, she was infact dating someone, though she didn't name any names.

She did however give fans a glimpse into their relationship dynamic, saying: “Being best friends with your significant other is the best f--king thing ever.”

Much like spidey co-stars Tom Holland and Zendaya, these two have really captured the hearts of fans, and every time there's even a hint of them together, or on each other socials, it's a major moment.

In Tucker’s solo interview with GQ in April 2022, he revealed how fans sussed out that they were dating in the first place. He explained that after he commented on one of her Instagram posts, fans quickly discovered that her parents were following him—which is definitely a dead giveaway!

He also shared how they met, saying that he just DM'd her on Instagram and after texting back and forth for weeks, they finally hung out and played Fortnite at her apartment.

He then said: "She said 'I love you' a week into our relationship, and loving her back changed something in my brain. I wouldn’t say it cured my depression completely, but I was suddenly going outside, working out, and taking care of myself for the first time.

"I knew I was in love with her before I met her. I can judge people well online, and I knew I loved her because of little things she did, like the way she blinks and shit. It’s stupid little things! I felt like I knew her. She reminded me of myself."—UM, we're obsessed.

Tucker Pillsbury and Emma Chamberlain attend the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 27, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California

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The couple went red carpet official in March 2022 at the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party, looking as cool as ever!

And as for what Tucker thinks of the other man in Emma's life, yes we're of course, referring to her iconic exchange with Jack Harlow at the Met Gala in 2022—you know when they said "love ya" to each other and Emma had an existential crisis?—well, he's cool with it.

In fact, following their long-awaited Met Gala reunion in May 2023, Tucker took to Instagram to share a picture of the pair hugging, which he captioned with: "Big day for Tuck," before also making it his phone's lock screen. Part of us hopes it's still his lock screen to this day...

Emma Chamberlain and Role Model’s 2022 Halloween costume

The pair stirred up yet another frenzy after they teased their Halloween costumes on Instagram, revealing that they’d gone for a joint costume as the twins from the Shinning. See them for yourself… 

This could very well be the best celebrity Halloween costume we've seen so far this year—it's definitely the cutest. 

We're already counting down the days until next Halloween, to see what costume they do next...

Emma Chamberlain and Role Model’s GQ interview

As mentioned, these two fully broke the internet with their uber-aesthetic couples shoot and interview with GQ. The pair dished on their relationship, together for the first time—sharing how they met, the disaster that was their first date and how their relationship is going now, three years in.

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From the looks of it, fans can now expect to see a lot more of Tucker on Emma's Insta and maybe even her YouTube channel...

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team, where she covers everything from entertainment to fashion and beauty, as well as TikTok trends for Woman&Home, after previously writing for My Imperfect Life and GoodTo. Interestingly though, Naomi actually has a background in design, having studied illustration at Plymouth University but lept into the media world in 2020, after always having a passion for writing and earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ.

Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.