Tanner Buchanan, the American actor who gained fame for his roles in the ABC political drama “Designated Survivor” and the Netflix show “Cobra Kai,” has garnered considerable attention for portraying gay characters in multiple films and TV shows.
His expressed interest in continuing to portray LGBTQ+ characters has sparked curiosity about his real-life s*xual orientation.
Is Tanner Buchanan Gay?
Despite speculation and his on-screen portrayals of gay characters, Tanner Buchanan is not gay. He has publicly stated that he is straight. Reports and speculation have also been about him being with different women over the years, further supporting his claim of heteros*xuality.
Tanner Buchanan Support for LGBTQ+
Even though Buchanan is straight, he has supported increased representation of LGBTQ+ characters on television. He has shared his willingness and excitement about bringing such stories to life.
In an interview with Variety, he said, “If I have the opportunity to represent something like that, that’s incredible. If they’re willing to write it. Then you know what? I’m going to play it, of course”.
Buchanan has already portrayed LGBTQ+ roles on TV shows like “The Fosters” and “Major Crimes,” using these opportunities to showcase diverse s*xual orientations in the media and affirm his commitment to using his platform to highlight important issues.
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Who is Tanner Buchanan Currently Dating?
Tanner Buchanan is dating Lizze Broadway, an actress known for her roles in series including “The Rookie” and “Splitting Up Together.” Buchanan and Broadway have a long history together, having started dating when they were younger.
The couple eventually adjusted despite a breakup in 2015 after six years together. Even though they have not recently posted pictures together on Instagram, they are known to maintain a relatively private online presence. Broadway is also set to appear in an upcoming spinoff of “The Boys.”
Tanner Buchanan’s most recent post with Lizze Broadway was on November 9, 2021:
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Tanner Buchanan Relationship History
Since 2019, Buchanan has been in a serious, long-term relationship with Lizze Broadway. The couple’s love story began in high school, and despite a temporary breakup, they revived their relationship and have been together since.
Both Buchanan and Broadway have chosen to keep their love lives private, avoiding detailed discussions about their relationship in the media. In addition to their relationship, Buchanan and Broadway have a YouTube channel named “Lizze & Tanner.”
Despite having a small subscriber base of over 30,000, the couple seems to have been inactive on the site for quite some time, having shared only one video about three years ago.
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Throughout his career, Buchanan has been linked to several women. His on-screen chemistry with Addison Rae in “He’s All That” led to rumors that the two were dating, a speculation that gained momentum when pictures of them kissing at the 2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards surfaced online.
However, both stars clarified that their on-screen romance was purely for the film and that they were not dating. Similarly, there were rumors about a possible relationship with Mary Mouser, Buchanan’s co-star in “Cobra Kai,” fueled by their on-screen chemistry.
Tanner Buchanan recently posted a picture of himself and Mary Mouser enjoying their holidays together:
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Tanner Buchanan Career
Buchanan’s career started in 2010 with a minor role in the TV show “Modern Family.” His career gained momentum as he scored parts in “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Major Crimes,” and “The Goldbergs.”
He also had recurring roles on shows such as “Girl Meets World,” “Game Shakers,” and “The Fosters.” His first significant role came in 2016 when he played Leo Kirkman in the political drama series “Designated Survivor.”
In 2018, he took on the character of Robby Keene, Johnny Lawrence’s estranged son, in the YouTube Premium (later Netflix) series “Cobra Kai.” Buchanan was also part of the cast for “He’s All That,” a remake of the classic film “She’s All That.”
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