Chris Evans, the popular heartthrob, and MCU actor, recently confirmed his relationship with Portuguese actress Alba Baptista. The couple made it Instagram official with a cute story where they could be seen scaring each other off as a part of their 2022 recap. Fans had been speculating about their relationship for over a year, and now it’s finally out in the open.

Age Gap and Comparisons to Leonardo DiCaprio

Netizens cannot help but notice the age gap between the two, with Chris being 41 and Alba only 25 years old, making the age gap between the duo 16-long-years. Comparisons with Leonardo DiCaprio, who has also dated younger women, were inevitable. Some netizens find the age gap between Chris Evans and Alba Baptista predatory, while others claim it’s a typical Hollywood scenario.

Living Together and Dodging the Paparazzi

Chris Evans and Alba Baptista had been living together and smartly dodged the paparazzi, refraining from making any public appearances. They starred in the 2022 movie “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” together, which might have sparked their romance. Chris was named PEOPLE’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2022, just two days before news of their relationship emerged.

Alba Baptista’s Rising Career and Chris Evans’ Future Projects

Alba Baptista began her career at age 16 and debuted in the English-language version of the Netflix series “Warrior Nun.” She is fluent in five different languages and has contributed to humanitarian causes. Chris Evans’ next projects include “Red One” and “Bermuda.” He is also rumored to be linked to a remake of “Little Shop of Horrors,” but production reportedly ended due to Covid-19 financial difficulties.

Chris Evans’ Past Relationships and Gisele Bündchen Connection

Chris Evans has been linked to several famous names in the past, including Selena Gomez, Lizzo, and Lily James. He previously dated Kate Bosworth, Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci, Dianna Agron, Ashley Greene, Minka Kelly, Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, and Jenny Slate. Gisele Bündchen, a renowned Brazilian fashion model, was rumored to have dated Chris in 2006 after her breakup with Leonardo DiCaprio. However, Bündchen mentioned in an old interview that she had only heard of Chris Evans’ name a couple of hours ago and didn’t know who he was.