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Why Dacre Montgomery Would Be The Ultimate Boyfriend

He surfs and he acts - what more does one want?
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When Dacre Montgomery sauntered onto our screens in the second season of Stranger Things, the world didn’t know what had hit them.

WATCH: Dacre Montgomery Plays ’80s-Themed Would You Rather. 

But this kid from Perth, who could be mistaken for Zac Efron’s long lost brother, is a lot more interesting than you’d think since the world only knows him for his pretty good looks.

The Aussie’s rise to fame was almost in his blood thanks to his Canadian mother and New Zealander father, who both worked in Australia’s film industry.

While this explains where he got his acting chops, it’s still admirable that he’s been able to carve out a name for himself in Tinseltown.

How did Dacre Montgomery find fame?

The 26-year-old’s most significant role to date is as Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things. He first appeared in season two and returned for season three.

His angsty character was the show’s resident bad boy, and women everywhere were pretty happy about his broody vibe.

However, Dacre has been in the industry since 2011, and he landed his first role on Betrand the Terrible as Fred, and he was featured in the pilot for Family Tree.

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Perth-born Dacre is the dream. (Credit: Instagram)

His first big blockbuster role was as Jason Scott in the Power Rangers movie released in 2017. 

Dacre isn’t going to appear in any big roles this year, but he is currently filming the highly anticipated Elvis Presley movie, titled Elvis, by Baz Luhrmann which is set for release in 2022.

Theory: Why Dacre Montgomery would make a great boyfriend?

Dacre is more than just an actor and his wide-ranging interests outside of film will make you love him even more.

In a chat with GQ, titled 10 More Things Dacre Montgomery Can’t Live Without, he revealed some cute habits he’s obsessed with. 

First, he revealed he loves candles and low lighting to set the mood in his home and that he loves to surf.

However, he only started a few years ago, inspiring anyone interested in trying something new that they feel too old to start. 

“I have a big connection to the ocean,” he explained in the chat, revealing he grew up free diving. We’ll happily free dive with you any time you like, Dacre. 

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Oh, to be that pizza. (Credit: Instagram)

Dacre Montgomery writes poetry  – yep, he really is the ultimate catch

In the GQ video, he explained why he began to write poetry.

He said, “My poetry started out as a cathartic experience. I would always write when I was really anxious.”

He has since turned that love into an incredible project, and in 2019, he published his book titled: DKMH Poems by Dacre Montgomery.

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Liv and Dacre at the Emmys. (Credit: Instagram)

Does Dacre Montgomery have a girlfriend?

Sorry ladies, our perfect fantasy boyfriend is spoken for. Dacre has been dating Perth model Liv Pollock since 2018. 

The couple have appeared at many swanky Hollywood parties together, including the 2019 Emmys and Vanity Fair’s Oscars after-party in 2019.

In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Liv revealed she first hit things off with the star over social media. 

“Perth being a small place, we knew each other through mutual contacts from work. Then through social media started talking, developing our relationship and it grew from there,” she explained. 

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