Simu Liu makes his red carpet debut with girlfriend Jade Bender at the 2022 ESPY Awards

Simu Liu makes his red carpet debut with girlfriend Jade Bender at the 2022 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles

Just a month after being spotted at a dinner party, Simu Liu is making the red carpet official with his girlfriend, actress Jade Bender.

The 33-year-old Shang Chi and Legend of the Ten Rings star walked the red carpet with the senior year star at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday night.

They were first spotted at a dinner date in West Hollywood last month, although they had met a few years earlier, posing at the 2019 Unforgettable Gala in nearby Beverly Hills.

Red carpet official: Just a month after being spotted at a dinner party, Simu Liu is making the red carpet official with his girlfriend, actress Jade Bender

Red carpet official: Just a month after being spotted at a dinner party, Simu Liu is making the red carpet official with his girlfriend, actress Jade Bender

Liu came out wearing a lightly unbuttoned black shirt with a gold chain hanging from his neck.

The clean-shaven actor also wore a matching black coat with a watch popping out of the left sleeve.

He completed his look with shiny black dress shoes without socks.

Simu's look: Liu stepped out in a slightly unbuttoned black shirt with a gold chain hanging from his neck

Simu’s look: Liu stepped out in a slightly unbuttoned black shirt with a gold chain hanging from his neck

Bender stepped out in a sparkly, slightly sheer mini dress that hugged her curves and fell to mid-thigh.

She accessorized with silver earrings and rings and completed her look with silver strappy heels.

It was revealed last month that the couple previously met in 2019 while attending the 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala in Beverly Hills.

Jade's look: Bender stepped out in a sparkly, slightly sheer mini dress that hugged her curves and fell to mid-thigh

Jade’s look: Bender stepped out in a sparkly, slightly sheer mini dress that hugged her curves and fell to mid-thigh

Despite being notoriously deprived of his love life, rumors swirled earlier this year that Simu was romantically linked to Selling Sunset’s Chrishell Stause.

He appeared alongside the 40-year-old reality star on his hit Netflix series, where she helped him find the perfect LA home.

Simu’s cameo came on the fourth season of Selling Sunset, which premiered on the streaming service late last year.

PEOPLE discovered the pair previously met in 2019 while attending the 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala in Beverly Hills;  (LR) Jason Chan, Simu Liu and Jade Bender photographed in 2019

PEOPLE discovered the pair previously met in 2019 while attending the 19th Annual Unforgettable Gala in Beverly Hills; (LR) Jason Chan, Simu Liu and Jade Bender photographed in 2019

Liu had his breakout role in last year’s Marvel Adventure Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

He will next be seen in the Barbie movie alongside Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie, which recently wrapped filming.

He’s also signed to play in a sequel to Shang Chi, and most recently played in the Celebrity Softball Game during MLB All-Star Week in Los Angeles.

Softball: He's also signed to play in a sequel to Shang Chi, and most recently played in the Celebrity Softball Game during MLB All-Star Week in Los Angeles.

Softball: He’s also signed to play in a sequel to Shang Chi, and most recently played in the Celebrity Softball Game during MLB All-Star Week in Los Angeles.

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