Who is Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan’s partner?

Here’s everything we know…

Nicola Coughlan, the Irish actress known for her compelling performances and distinctive charm, has become a prominent name in the entertainment industry.

Born in Galway, Ireland, in 1987, Nicola first garnered attention with her role as Clare Devlin in the critically acclaimed series Derry Girls.

Nicola’s rise to fame then escalated with her portrayal of Penelope Featherington in the hit Netflix series Bridgerton.

Not to mention, Nicola appeared in the most successful film of 2023 – Barbie. She played Sparkle Eyes Barbie opposite Margot Robbie’s Stereotypical Barbie.

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Ahead of Season 3 of Bridgerton, where Nicola’s Penelope will take centre stage along with Luke Newton’s Colin Bridgerton, fans have begun to wonder about Nicola’s personal life… Namely, whether or not Nicola Coughlan has a partner. And if so, who it is.

Is Nicola Coughlan in a relationship with Luke Newton?

No, Nicola and Luke are not in a relationship. They just play each other’s love interest in Bridgerton.

Does Nicola Coughlan have a partner?

Despite her growing fame, Nicola prefers to keep her personal life, particularly details about who she’s dating, away from the limelight.

She did discuss her ‘red flags’ and ‘beige flags’ with Marie Claire Australia though in September 2023.

“When guys want to do a Joker impression,” Nicola said when asked what her number one red flag would be.

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“Just don’t…do that. That’s just an immediate ick and it’s never good. I know that’s very specific,” she continued before adding that, thankfully, it hasn’t happened to her in real life.

“But, I’ve sort of seen it online…no, that just makes me want to retreat into a hole.”

Nicola then admitted that her beige flag (something that, unlike a red flag, is not a deal breaker but odd or annoying) involved spelling and grammar.

“This is really snobby, but when someone uses the wrong ‘you’re’. That makes me go ‘Oh’. Which is bad, it’s bad, but then I think, ‘You just have to accept that…’ But it can make me cringe a little bit.”

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