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Ava DuVernay’s Dating Life & Reasons For Not Having A Husband

Bimal Waiba


The love life of Ava DuVernay hasn’t taken place, and there is reason for this dilemma. The beautiful filmmaker has opted not to get married and have a husband and kids.

Ava’s marriage takes a backseat as she has prioritized her career over it.

Ava DuVernay’s Love Affair with Filmmaking

Ava DuVernay hasn’t tried to hide her relationship status and delivers the answer behind leading a solo life. In an interview with Instyle, she shared about prioritizing her career over having children and starting a marital life with a husband.

In the actress’s own words, “I didn’t have kids by choice, and I’m not married by choice. I was able to embrace my career later in life, in my 30s. So I’m going to do what feels good to me, and I’m going to have fun”.

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Ava DuVernay has stated it’s her choice not to get married and have kids. [Photo: Ava DuVernay’s Instagram]

Currently, Ava’s sole focus belongs to her work, which has also been part of her interview conversation most of the time. As per the INDEPENDENT, she explained, “My work is my heartbeat, and I enjoy doing it, so I always resented it being called something negative.”

It is clear from her statement that the beautiful lady’s prime focus is her career, as mentioned in several interview sessions, including the conversation with The Cut.

In that interview session, she explained she was living a dream, which was getting to make film and TV, telling stories from any platform she wanted.

The fantastic filmmaker’s prime focus is giving the audiences entertaining films and TV shows. She is the writer of the upcoming television movie entitled Battle of Versailles.

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Rumored Relationship with the Rapper Common

Ava DuVernay made headlines when she was rumored to be dating the American rapper Common. As per Meaww, rumors of Common dating her were fueled when he made some of the music for her movie Selma.

During the filming and promotion of Selma, they reportedly fell in love. The alleged couple was found to be cozy with each other during the promotional period of that movie.

Both shared laughs and enjoyed while talking about some memorable moments during the shooting of Selma.

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Ava DuVernay and Common were rumored to be dating. [Photo: Hammer Museum/YouTube]

It was also noted that Ava and Common even went on dates and were spotted cuddling and kissing while walking around Los Angeles.

Furthermore, they had a rumored hookup as per the details of Who’s Dated Who?

Both shared a close connection, liked each other’s company, and were also seen driving in Common’s car. However, Ava and Common never acknowledged the dating rumors, and it’s unclear if they were lovers.

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Is Ava’s Co-star David Oyelowo on a Search for Her Husband?

Ava DuVernay’s busy work schedule might have left her no time for dating, but David Oyelowo is on a quest to find a perfect partner for her. He jokingly said, “I’m still on the hunt for her Nigerian prince.”

The British actor has worked with Ava several times. In her movie Selma, he portrayed the role of Martin Luther King Jr. and earned a Golden Globe nomination for that role.

Before working in that movie, they had also worked together in Middle of Nowhere, released in 2012. In the present day, the relationship between Ava and David is a brother-sister bond.

David even mentioned, “I refer to her as my sister because I feel like I’ve known her far longer than I have. We barely need to say words for me to know what she needs out of me”.

Ava DuVernay’s relationship may be a topic of curiosity, but she has no plans to marry and have children. For now, she shares a close bond with her professional career instead of a romantic relationship.