Irish actress and singer Jessie Buckley is best known for her role in the television series Taboo. As of 2022, she was dating someone and was planning to move in with him at her home in Norfolk, but she has not revealed who he is.
Buckley’s current boyfriend is unquestionably a good influence in her life. We can also assume that the actress is content with her current relationship and her fella; however, she is not married yet.
When Buckley was asked about her romantic life, she replied, “Look at Juliet and Romeo. Their love is so strong that their death does not feel like the end of it.” Her words demonstrate her desire for a love life similar to that of Romeo and Juliet, whose love is pure and inseparable.
Likewise, the award-winning Irish actress also portrayed a young woman in Chernobyl. In one unforgettable scene based on actual events, Buckley as Lyudmilla defies quarantine rules and risks infection to embrace her fiance as he succumbs to radioactive poisoning.
Buckley recalls reading that part of Lyudmilla’s story in Chernobyl Prayer and remarked, “you realize how powerful love is, and how it can blind you to fear if you love so much.”
Jessie Buckley’s dating history with James Norton
Buckley was in a relationship with British actor Norton. Buckley’s boyfriend won Best Supporting Actor at the 2014 Crime Thriller Awards for his work in Happy Valley. In addition, for his performance in the same film, he was nominated for a British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015.
James Norton and his girlfriend Jessie Buckley attend Olivier Award. (Source: Twitter)
Buckley and Norton began dating in 2015 while working on the film War and Peace. The couple attended many events together, and their relationship appeared stable. Despite their fantastic chemistry, Buckley ended her relationship with her ex-boyfriend in 2017 after two years.
The Irish actress confirmed the breakup but continued to praise her ex-boyfriend. She said, “we broke up, yes, it was acrimonious, but it’s a tough job to be in a relationship, and he is a great man, and we are great friends.” However, the precise reasons and circumstances of their breakup remain unknown.
The former couple has moved on from their previous love and begun new chapters in their love lives. Following their split in the summer of 2017, Buckley’s ex-boyfriend was spotted with English actress and model Imogen Poots. In 2018, the lovely couple made their relationship official by walking the red carpet together at the Cannes Film Festival.
Is Jessie Buckley Gay?
Buckley is not gay, but she is supportive of the LGBTQ community. She also delivered the powerful speech that #Drag performer and activist Rory O’Neill delivered after fighting against the daily homophobia and prejudice that gay people face.
The actress and singer Jessie Buckley powers through the epic speech that the #Drag performer and activist @PantiBliss (Rory O’Neill) delivers after fighting against the constant homophobia and prejudice that gay people must deal with every day. pic.twitter.com/78kKWo7T7h— How To Academy (@howtoacademy) September 25, 2018
Along with supporting the LGBTQ, she is also going great in her professional life. The actress has received numerous nominations, including an Oscar nomination and a BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Furthermore, Buckley will appear in the upcoming film Women Talking. The film is a 2022 American drama film written and directed by Sarah Polley, based on Miriam Toews’ 2018 novel of the same name.