Keke Palmer has all the time saved her private life guarded, and for good motive! The proficient actress and singer has been within the highlight since she was a toddler, making her debut within the 2006 movie Akeelah and the Bee on the younger age of 13. From there, Keke’s star has solely risen to new heights within the leisure trade, and with it comes quite a lot of scrutiny on her private life. By way of the entire rumors, Keke has all the time been very clear about not defining her sexuality, however that hasn’t stopped followers from speculating. So, who has Keke Palmer dated over the course of her profession? Let’s have a look.


Keke is believed to have dated Rodney from roughly 2010-2013. Though she by no means confirmed that she was relationship Rodney, she did allude to it in 2012 throughout her look on Sway In The Morning. Whereas addressing rumors that she was dwelling with Rodney on the time, she seemingly confirmed that the 2 have been in truth collectively however they weren’t dwelling in Atlanta. “Why would I move to Atlanta?” Keke shared with the hosts. She did, nevertheless, affirm that they have been dwelling in California. When referred to as over to handle the rumors himself, Rodney even stated that he discovered tabloid headlines about his romance with Keke “funny.”   

Meek Mill

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Keke Palmer addressed rumors that she and Meek Mill have been an merchandise in 2014 [Shutterstock].

Rapper Meek Mill and Keke have been linked up to now, however it appears just like the hypothesis by no means went far past rumors. Throughout an episode of her short-lived 2014 speak present Just Keke, the starlet alluded to the rumors. “I wasn’t surprised that, when they asked who would be an astrological match for me that it would be Meek,” she stated on her present, alluding to the 2 celeb’s astrological signal being a match for a robust relationship. “First of all, my producers know about the rumors and stuff like that. But also, on top of that, astrologically [Meek] and I are a match,” she defined.

“I’m the type of person that’s like, we don’t need to beat around the bush…I know we all [are] thinking about the Meek Mill rumors and it doesn’t really matter to me because he and I are very cool.” Although Keke by no means outrightly confirmed or denied the potential romance, she was greater than comfy addressing the hypothesis round her love life.

Quincy Brown

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Keke Palmer and Quincy Brown had a rumored relationship after working collectively on the set of ‘Brotherly Love’ [Shutterstock].

Whereas filming the 2015 film Brotherly Love, rumors swirled that Keke and her co-star Quincy Brown have been a scorching new merchandise. Once more, like her previous speculated romance, Keke by no means outrightly confirmed something, however that didn’t cease followers from speculating. Though she by no means addressed how lengthy the 2 dated or any particulars about her love life, she did share a video diary in 2016 the place she mentioned a break up that left her “heartbroken.”

Mike Johnson

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mike johnson seemingly requested keke palmer out in october 2019 [shutterstock/splashnews].

This coupling almost broke the web. After his stint on Hannah Brown‘s season of The Bachelorette, fan-favorite Mike Johnson seemingly asked Keke out during his October 2019 appearance on Strahan, Sara, and Keke. Keke was totally shocked, and addressed the moment later on. “I don’t know, it actually scares me thus far folks within the trade. That’s primary. Quantity two: He requested me in entrance of everyone. I felt completely, like, ambushed. I felt ambushed. I felt prefer it was a giant ol’ gag. I’ve been doped.” Clearly, nothing greater than what followers noticed on TV occurred right here.


This may simply be essentially the most forthcoming Keke has been about her love life. In late February, Keke was noticed out in Hollywood holding palms with music artist Styn. The 2 had simply picked up some cups of espresso when paparazzi snapped a number of pictures of them. Styn and Keke have truly been linked since roughly 2019. Keke, who hardly ever shares a lot from her private life on social media, even appeared in a September 2020 video on Styn’s account. She additionally alluded to the potential relationship when talking to Web page Six simply earlier than the vacations in late 2020! “Yes, you know I have some love in my life, you know there’s some love there,” she shared with the outlet. “You know, it’s not a love life if I share with you because it’s public. So at the end of the day, just know your girl Keke is not lonely — ever!”

Darius Jackson

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Keke and Darius began relationship in 2021, and so they welcomed their youngster, Leodis “Leo” Jackson, in 2023. Whereas the couple seemingly had a blissful and enjoyable relationship, all the things modified after the delivery of their son. Darius sparked controversy after he slammed Keke on X (previously Twitter) for the outfit she wore whereas Usher serenaded her on stage.

“It’s the outfit tho … you a mom,” Darius wrote. He then adopted up in a separate tweet doubling down on his feedback.

The pair seemingly patched up any variations they’d, however followers have been nonetheless outraged over Darius’ controversial criticism of the Nickelodeon alum. By the top of 2023, Keke confirmed that they’d break up when she filed a restraining order in opposition to Darius and requested sole custody of their youngster. Furthermore, Keke accused Darius of home violence in her submitting, alleging that he “trespassed into my home without my knowledge or consent, threatened me, then physically attacked me — lunging for my neck, striking me, throwing me over the couch, and stealing my phone when I told him I was going to call the police,” per PEOPLE.