The 30-year-old American actor Matthew Daddario was born and raised in New York City. He is admired for his character as Alec Lightwood in the television series Shadowhunters. The television series also features Isaiah Mustafa, Harry Shum Jr., and Alan van Sprang.
For some time, there were rumors in the film industry that Mattew was a gay. The news shocked a lot of his fans. But in reality, the handsome hunk is not a gay which is definitely good news for his female fans.
At present, the straight talented actor is dating beautiful Esther Kim, who is a media sensation with nearly 70 k followers on her Instagram account and around 13k on her Twitter.
To know more about why rumors of Matthew being gay surrounded him and his relationship with Esther, continue to read below.
Matthew Daddario is Rumored to be Gay
It was a heartbreaking period for all his female fans. Meanwhile, the heart of his gay fans was filled with joy when the front page of tabloids was filled with the news of Matthew Daddario being gay.
In the show Shadowhunters, his character Alec Lighthood was an openly gay. Prior to that, he had also portrayed the gay character Channing in the series Delivery Man. The talented actor had performed his characters so perfectly that it sparked the rumors that he was gay in real life too.
His choice of characters made everyone believe that he was attracted to men but later it was revealed that the news was fake. The rumors subsided when the news of Mattew being in the relationship with a long-term girlfriend made headlines.
Matthew Daddario's Relationships
Matthew has been dating Esther Kim since 2013. Before his relationship with Esther, the charming actor was linked with several other ladies but none of those relationships were serious ones.
The couple has been able to keep their relationship low key but they aren't able to hide away the photos of them traveling and enjoying together. Both of their Instagram accounts is swarmed with the photos of them enjoying the romantic and adventurous outdoors together.
Not only does he create relationship goals for his followers in social media, but he also provides dating and relationship tips.
Date going poorly. Go to bathroom and collect yourself. Talk about your interests. Smile. Don't talk about your exes #shadowhunterschat
— Matthew Daddario (@MatthewDaddario) February 7, 2017
The pictures clearly show their love. His girlfriend Esther had also accompanied him in GLAAD award on April 2, 2017.