All About Maya Erskine and Michael Angarano's Relationship

The couple first met while working on a film together and recently announced they're expecting their second child

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Bryan Bedder/Variety via Getty

Maya Erskine and Michael Angarano have marked many milestones since they first went public with their relationship in 2019.

Amid their respective nominations at the 2019 Emmy Awards, the This Is Us actor went Instagram official with the PEN15 actress as he shared a sweet photo of them sitting near each other at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Since then, they have welcomed a baby boy named Leon Frederick and privately gotten married. Recently, they announced they're expecting their second child together, a baby girl due in the summer.

Though they’ve kept their relationship low-key through the years, they have shared glimpses of their love on social media, sharing sweet tributes to one another and championing each other’s careers.

Here’s everything to know about their relationship.

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They first met while working on a film together

While talking with Vulture in February 2024, Erskine gave rare insight into how her relationship with Angarano began. According to the publication, they first met when Erskine was in talks with Angarano about a role in his film Sacramento, which he directed and stars in. After that, Erskine found a way to incorporate him into the cast of PEN15 and the rest is history.

They went Instagram official in September 2019

<p>Michael Angarano/Instagram</p>

Michael Angarano/Instagram

After attending the Creative Arts Emmy Awards together in 2019, Erskine and Angarano went public with their romance on Instagram as they both posted sweet tributes to each other.

Alongside a selfie of them sitting near each other during the ceremony, the Sky High alum captioned a photo of him and Erskine, “ohhh look who it is sitting right behind me completely randomly at an awards show in which we were both nominated who i also happen to be in love with 😭❤️💨.”

Meanwhile, the Mr. & Mrs. Smith star shared the same photo with the caption, “Look who was sitting right in front of me. I ❤️ you.”

That same month, they kept the public appearances coming as they stepped out at various award show parties and eventually accompanied each other to the 2019 Emmys, which Angarano shared a photo of on Instagram.

They previously shared the screen on PEN15

The following year, Angarano made a guest appearance on Erskine’s hit series PEN15, in which she and her costar Anna Konkle play 13-year-old versions of themselves. Angarano appeared in two episodes as a character named Greg who directs Erskine’s character’s school play.

They announced they were expecting and engaged at the same time

Michael Angaran/ instagram
Michael Angaran/ instagram

In November 2020, Erskine and Angarano made the surprise announcement that they were engaged and expecting their first child together. Alongside a photo of him cradling Erksine’s bump, Angarano wrote on Instagram, "And then there were 3... also, we're engaged.”

During an interview with Vogue published in May 2021, Erskine shared more details about her pregnancy, which occurred around the same time as her PEN15 costar and co-creator Konkle.

“I found out at Michael’s parents house in late July,” Erskine told the publication. "I had told [Konkle] that Michael and I were going to start trying and then told her in person, socially distanced at a park, and then told all our friends in the ocean as a wave overtook us—again, socially distanced at the beach. It was very dramatic.”

They welcomed their first child in May 2021

Not long after her interview with Vogue, Erskine gave birth to a baby boy named Leon Frederick in May 2021. After Vogue's interview was published, Konkle called Erskine an "amazing mama" as she wished her costar a happy birthday.

Angarano applauded Erskine on being a great mother to their son as her hit series PEN15 released its final season. “you are incredible... as an actor, a writer, a showrunner, a director, and a mom,” he captioned a photo of the actress with their newborn in her trailer. “we love you and are so grateful for you in our lives (i’m speaking on mine and Leon’s behalf).”

They’re starring in a new movie together

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Presley Ann/WireImage

After briefly sharing the small screen together on PEN15, the two are set to share the silver screen in an upcoming project titled Sacremento (which is actually how they first met). The road-trip comedy was first announced in April 2023 and will star Angarano, Erskine, Michael Cera and Kristen Stewart, the latter of whom dated Angarano from 2005 to 2009. In addition to starring, Angarano is also directing the feature and co-wrote the script with Chris Smith.

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Maya Erskine and Michael Angarano privately got married

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Phillip Faraone/Getty

Though the couple hasn’t publicly revealed when they got married, Erskine openly referred to Angarano as her husband during various press interviews for her series Mr. and Mrs. Smith in February 2024.

While appearing on the Today show, both Erskine and her costar Donald Glover shared how their respective marriages offscreen played a role in developing their characters’ onscreen marriage. Glover explained, “There’s a lot of little bits in it that I was like, ‘This is what me and my wife do. And you were like, ‘Yeah, me and my husband kinda…’”

They're expecting another child together

On April 24, 2024, the couple announced that they are expecting their second child, a baby girl, on Instagram. Alongside a photo of Angarano hugging Erskine as she shows off her baby bump, the actress wrote, "Baby sister coming this summer 🌸💕🐣," confirming their little one will be due in the summer.

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