Sources Reveal How Zendaya and Tom Holland Keep Showing Up For and Supporting Each Other

"As busy as they are, this is super important."

Tom Holland and Zendaya attendsthe Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' on December 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Despite their wildly successfully careers that take actors Tom Holland and Zendaya around the world, sources are sharing how the famous couple find a way to continue to show up and support each other.

"They are proud of each other’s successes and totally supportive," a source close to the couple told People exclusively. "This is a plus in their relationship making it equal."

"They are each caring toward the other," the source continued. "It’s not a case where one is caring and the other isn’t so much. They are great people and are there for the good and bad. As busy as they are, this is super important."

Recently, Zendaya has been on a whirlwind global tour promoting both Dune and her new movie Challengers. Prior to the release of the film—which stars Zendaya as a professional tennis player engaged in a three-way relationship with her co-stars Mike Faist and Josh O'Connor—the Euphoria star posted a celebratory "photo dump" on Instagram in honor of the movie's debut.

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"A little bts dump in honor of @challengersmovie coming out in a couple days," she wrote in the caption. "This is my first time leading a film in this way so ya girls been nervous but everyones excitement and encouragement has meant the world to me. I’m so honored that I get to do this beside these incredibly talented, brilliant (and hilarious) people and on behalf of all of us, we hope you enjoy the film and again…try not to judge the characters too much lol but also #teamtashi."

Meanwhile, her boyfriend Holland has a slew of reported projects in he works.

“We’re figuring it out. We’re at that stage where it’s post-strike, so we’re waiting for those scripts to come in,” Holland said while speaking at the the third annual Sands International Film Festival, as reported by Deadline.

“We’re giving the writers the time they need to hit the ground running. But I’ve got a few projects that I’m really excited about and scripts are coming in now and they’re great," he continued. "I read something the other day that absolutely blew my mind.”

Tom Holland and Zendaya attendsthe Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' on December 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Tom Holland and Zendaya attendsthe Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' on December 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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Not only has the famous couple found a way to support each other long-distance and as they pursue their individual acting careers, they've also (reportedly) discussed the possibility of marriage.

"There has been talk of marriage, and that is a reality," a source recently told People, though the source added that right now "work is important to both (of them) and that keeps them busy."

In other words, the couple appears to be content supporting each other as boyfriend and girlfriend and leaving any potential walk down a wedding aisle for the future.

Danielle Campoamor
Weekend Editor

Danielle Campoamor is Marie Claire's weekend editor covering all things news, celebrity, politics, culture, live events, and more. In addition, she is an award-winning freelance writer and former NBC journalist with over a decade of digital media experience covering mental health, reproductive justice, abortion access, maternal mortality and mental health, gun violence, climate change, politics, celebrity news, culture, online trends, wellness, gender-based violence and other feminist issues. You can find both her work in The New York Times, Washington Post, New York Magazine, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, TODAY, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, InStyle, Playboy, Teen Vogue, Glamour, The Daily Beast, Mother Jones, Prism, Newsweek and more. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and their two feral sons. When she is not writing, editing or doom scrolling she enjoys reading, cooking, debating current events and politics, traveling to Seattle to see her dear friends and losing Pokémon battles against her ruthless offspring. You can find her on X, Instagram, Threads, Facebook and all the places.