On Thursday, August 26, Keke Palmer’s boyfriend Darius Jackson took to his Instagram and posted a heartfelt message for the actress on her birthday.
The Akeelah and the Bee star turned 28 this year.
In the past, Keke has remained notoriously secretive about her dating life. However, this time things are different as the actress seems willing to share the details of her relationship on Instagram.
Who is Darius Jackson?
Keke’s new man Darius is actor Sarunas Jackson’s younger brother.
He has over 7,000 followers on Instagram where he often shares pictures with his friends and family.
From Darius’ Linkedin we know that he currently serves as the ‘Show Host’ for Bleav Podcast network.
He is also affiliated with Inspire Fitness, a Southern California based fitness firm. The company owns fitness studios in Orange County and other locations. It also streams workouts for audiences worldwide through its Inspire Fitness App.
He serves as the Production Supervisor at Inspire Fitness.
Darius and Sarunas also have an older brother named Marcus Jackson. From his Instagram, we can tell that Keke’s new man is very close to his family. He often shares pictures with his niece (Sarunas’ daughter) Zennie.
His Insta also reveals that the Jackson brothers are huge sports fans.
Relationship with Keke Palmer explored
On Keke’s birthday, Darius posted as many as 10 pictures with his new lady. The snaps feature the duo’s cute and cosy moments. There is also a video at the end that sees the two share their love you’s and a kiss, as they pose for the selfie camera.
In the caption, he wrote, “you’ve been a blessing from above & I thank you for showing me a lot of feelings I didn’t know I had in me & also seeing me as someone you can finally be yourself to.”
Finally expressing his love for the Hustlers star, he wrote, “enjoy your day, make the most of it & happy birthday. i love you.” Keke replied to the post saying, “I love u thank you.”
It looks like Darius and Keke have been going out for approximately three months. The pair reportedly met at Diddy and Issa Rae’s start-studded Memorial Day Party in May.
A look at the actress’ previous relationships
Keke has always tried to keep her dating life, guarded from the public eye. However, this has not stopped the media from snooping into the star’s personal life.
Most recently Keke was dating music artist Styn. The couple was spotted holding hands, during their outing in Hollywood, in late February this year. Reports claim that the duo was dating since 2019. Keke also appeared in some of Styn’s Instagram posts in 2020.
In the past, Keke has been linked to her Brotherly Love co-star Quincy Brown. The duo worked on the movie in 2015, but neither of them ever confirmed the rumours. She was also linked to rapper Meek Mill in the past.