Is Penn Badgley still married?

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Is Penn Badgley Still Married?

Penn Badgley is easily one of Hollywood’s top actors, having appeared in numerous films and television series. His most well known roles are Dan Humphrey in Gossip Girl, Joe Goldberg in You, and the title character in the 2018 remake of the classic classic Oxford Blues. Fans have been keeping tabs on his personal life as well, wondering if the affable star is still married. Read on to find out all you need to know about Penn Badgley’s marital status!

Early Life

Penn Badgley was born on November 1, 1986 in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents are Lynne Murphy, a college professor and parent educator, and Duff Badgley, who works in business. Penn was the oldest of three siblings and excelled in tennis and French horn. He moved to Seattle, Washington with his family in 1994 and during his early youth his mother encouraged him to focus on schooling and athletics. In his late teens, however, Penn developed an interest in theater and art and was accepted into Sequim High School’s performing arts program, graduating in 2005.

Film Career

Penn Badgley got his start in television during the early 2000’s when he appeared as ‘Will’ in the series Do Over and as ‘Phillip Chancellor IV’ in the soap opera The Young and the Restless. He achieved fame for his role as ‘Dan Humphrey’ in the teen drama Gossip Girl, and further notoriety for his role as ‘Joe Goldberg’ in You. Badgley’s film career has seen him appear in films such as John Tucker Must Die, The Stepfather, Easy A, and Greetings from Tim Buckley. He also made his directorial debut in , Greetings from Tim Buckley.


In 2011, Penn Badgley married singer/songwriter Domino Kirke. The couple tied the knot in a courthouse ceremony, with both opting to wear vintage clothing and Donnie in a vintage dress. They also chose to write their own vows. They had a second ceremony a few months later, with a rabbi at a Brooklyn restaurant in front of close family and friends.

The couple kept a fairly low profile and didn’t share much about their relationship, with Penn claiming in interviews that he wanted to keep their marriage private. They welcomed their first child, a son, in August 2020, but surprisingly still remain one of Hollywood’s most secretive couples.

Breakup Rumor

Despite remaining an intensely private couple, there was speculation in early 2021 that after over 9 years of marriage, the two had parted ways. Both Domino and Penn have remained silent about the rumors, simply posting cryptic messages and quotes on Instagram about bouncing back from hard times and regaining your strength. This has caused even more confusion than clarification and it’s unclear whether Penn and Domino are still married or have gone their separate ways.

Penn Badgley is one of Hollywood’s hottest stars, having been featured in a number of films and television series. He has also gone on to achieve fame for his roles in the hit series Gossip Girl, The You, and Easy A. Fans have been eager to see what the actor’s current marital status is, with speculation that he and Domino Kirke have recently separated. Neither has confirmed or denied these rumors, leaving fans in the dark as to the status of their relationship.

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