Demi Lovato may have found “The One” with Jute$. The singer took to Instagram in December 2023 to announce that she and the up-and-coming Toronto-based musician, real name Jordan Lutes, had gotten engaged after more than one year of dating. But where did the couple’s love story begin?

How Did Demi Lovato and Jute$ Meet?

Jute$ collaborated with Demi on their song “Substance,” and he posted to Instagram about it in July 2022, writing, “one of my fav songs I’ve ever worked on,” and “I feel so blessed to be a part of something I’m such a big fan of.” The “Confident” singer responded with the comment, “Thank you sooo much. You killed the session (SESSIONS) and I’m so grateful to have gotten to work w/you. Here’s to many more!! Let’s gooooo!!

Since then, the couple have not hesitated to share photos of each other via their respective Instagram accounts. 

When Did Demi Lovato and Jute$ Start Dating?

In January 2022, fans noticed a few screengrabs that hinted there was something going on between the two that was more than just music. Jute$ wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post, “Hey, I’ve been quiet on here lately. I’ve been working on an EP that’s gonna absolutely rip,” to which Demi wrote in the comments, “That’s not all you’ve been working on,” including a smiling, blushing emoji, wide curious eyes and a handwriting emoji.

The two eventually began sharing pictures together via social media, such as when they enjoyed a tropical getaway in July 2022. Jute$ shared a series of vacation photos at the time, with one snapshot showed him sitting next to a glowing Demi with his arm around her as they sat aboard a boat with pals. She wrote in the comments about a photo of Jute$ in their pool gazing out at the ocean, “The 4th pic is us forever missing our (constant) lattes from Dewa and remembering all the glow worms that never showed up for us.”

In August 2022, Demi and Jute$ seemingly confirmed their romance when they were spotted holding hands after going to dinner in New York City. 

At a February 2023 pre-Grammy’s event, the couple made their red carpet debut and shared a sweet kiss while posing for pictures together. 

What Has Demi Lovato Said About Her Romance With Jute$?

Demi professed her love for her boyfriend in a March 28, 2023, Instagram post including a carousel of photos showing the pair’s sweetest moments kissing and cuddling.

“My sweet angel – it’s officially your birthday!!! I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate you because I couldn’t be more in love with your gorgeous, funny, sexy, talented self. I’ve waited my whole life to find you and I can’t wait to celebrate so many more birthdays together,” Demi wrote. “You’re a literal dream come true and I’m so grateful to call you mine. Have the best birthday my love.. you deserve it, the world, and more!!!! Here’s to many more. I LOVE YOU,” she proclaimed.

Demi Lovato Dating Jute$
Courtesy of Demi Lovato/Instagram

Demi Lovato and Jute$ Support Each Other’s Music

The “Sorry Not Sorry” songstress has also been playing hype woman for Jute$ debut EP, Hollywood Hillbilly. She also cheered on his sobriety during a July 2022 post where he wrote about catching COVID-19, marking 100 days sober and how his EP “drops in a week and a day and I’m really excited to start this new chapter … it’s a good one.” Demi responded by telling him, “1. Hollywood Hillbilly is a smash 2. Feel better asap and 3.100 days is such an accomplishment. I’m so proud.” Jute$ replied by calling Demi “the sweetest ever.”

Are Demi Lovato and Jute$ Engaged?

Jute$ proposed to Demi with a pear-shaped ring in a “personal and intimate” proposal on December 16, 2023, a rep for the “Cool for the Summer” hitmaker confirmed at the time. The next day, Demi shared how thrilled she was over the engagement.

“I’m still speechless. last night was the best night of my life and I can’t believe I get to marry the love of my life @jutesmusic,” she wrote on Instagram. “My love, I’m beyond excited to marry you.. every day I’ve spent with you has been a dream come true and I can’t wait to love and cherish you forever. Here’s to the rest of our lives. I love you baby.”

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