- Josh is the actor’s fiancé.
- The previous Obama White Home staffer has by no means disclosed a final identify for his life companion.
- Kal has been extraordinarily non-public about a very powerful relationship in his life.
Kal Penn has been together with his companion Josh since 2010, they usually’ve been engaged extra just lately. However the political activist and American Horror Story actor, 45, revealed to PEOPLE Journal final 12 months whereas discussing his guide, You Can’t Be Severe, that he’s solely just lately found his personal sexuality. “I found my very own sexuality comparatively late in life in comparison with many different individuals,” he stated. “There’s no timeline on these items. Individuals determine their s— out at totally different occasions of their lives, so I’m glad I did after I did.” Be taught extra about Kal and his lengthy historical past with Josh beneath!
Josh & Kal are engaged.
It’s not recognized for precisely how lengthy, however whereas Kal was selling his guide in October 2021, he revealed that he’s engaged to Josh. “Clearly I’m engaged to a person and our households will likely be there for the marriage,” he advised PEOPLE. “The massive disagreement now’s whether or not it’s an enormous marriage ceremony or a tiny marriage ceremony. I would like the large a** Indian marriage ceremony. Josh hates consideration, [has said], ‘Or we might simply do fast 20-minute factor with our households and that’s it.’ So now we have to fulfill midway within the center.”
They go all the way in which again to 2010.
Whereas Kal’s announcement was comparatively new, the connection most actually is just not. Per Parade, Kal met Josh when he was working for former President Barack Obama whereas he was in workplace. And through an look on CBS Sunday Morning in 2021, he reportedly stated that he was celebrating his eleventh anniversary in October — that means they’ve been collectively since, or no less than met, in October of 2010.
“I imply, , Josh and I’ve been collectively for 11 years,” he stated. “We had our eleventh anniversary in October. So, for me and writing about it, I feel the difficult factor was, you’re proper, it’s very matter-of-fact in our lives, and if you’re the son of Indian immigrants who says that you simply need to be an actor, the chaos that that creates in your loved ones and your group, will trump the rest, all the time.”
Kal is extraordinarily non-public about Josh.
Throughout his expansive PEOPLE interview, Kal opened up — just a bit — about why he’s so non-public about his longtime love. And he hinted that it’s out of respect for his fiancé’s sensibilities. “I’ve all the time been very public with everyone I’ve personally interacted with,” he stated. “Whether or not it’s any person that I meet at a bar, if Josh and I are out or we’re speaking to associates. I’m actually excited to share our relationship with readers. However Josh, my companion, my mother and father, and my brother, 4 individuals who I’m closest to within the household, are pretty quiet. They don’t love consideration and draw back from the limelight.”
A photograph circulated of Kal on the Knicks/Pistons recreation in New York in March of 2018, which you’ll be able to see right here through Parade, is believed to be of Josh and Kal collectively; nonetheless, neither have ever confirmed if that is so.
Josh is a NASCAR fan.
In his guide, Josh reportedly recounted his first date with Josh, and be bowled over that he arrived to his condo with an 18 pack of Coors Mild and a plan to observe NASCAR.
“I believed, ‘This clearly is just not going to work out,” Kal stated. “I’ve in the future off from The White Home and this dude is unironically watching automobiles go round and make left turns?’” Kal then hilariously admitted that it had develop into part of their routine. “Subsequent factor , it’s been a pair months and we’re watching NASCAR each Sunday. I’m like, ‘What is going on?’ I needed the reader to benefit from the love and the humor by way of all of these tales,” he defined.