Amber Benson Went Public with Her Romantic Relationship for the First Time

Amber Benson gained mainstream popularity after starring as the main character in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Amber Benson Went Public with Her Romantic Relationship
Mike Sawitzke, Amber Benson (Instagram)

Following the series’ conclusion, the actress ventured into book writing, from fiction and anthologies to comics.

While she has been in the industry for so long, Amber Benson has never been public regarding her relationships.

For example, when she dated former co-star Adam Busch, she never openly addressed the news, although they were frequently sighted together. However, Amber Benson’s current beau got her shouting her love from on top of the rooftops!

Amber Benson Is One Smitten Girlfriend in Her Current Relationship

Several months ago, Amber Benson surprised fans by doing the unthinkable: posting pictures of her current partner and declaring her love publicly on Instagram!

In the caption, the actress admitted that while she’s “usually a very private person,” she felt the need to express her love to her partner, Mike Sawitzke.

“He keeps me sane and makes me laugh every day,” she shared. “I just adore this guy and am so very very proud of him!” Amber concluded.

Mike is a musician, podcaster, and producer. He has a podcast named Slayers: A Buffyverse Story. Also, according to Amber, Mike is “an incredible human and one heck of a support system.”

How Long Did Amber Benson Date Adam Busch?

Amber Benson and Adam Busch
Amber Benson and Adam Busch

Shortly after Buffy the Vampire Slayer concluded in 2002, Amber Benson reportedly started going out with former castmate Adam Busch.

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The couple were together for seven years and even went on to direct the 2010 movie Drones post-breakup.

Their real-life romance shocked fans, considering that Amber and Adam didn’t portray on-screen love interests and Adam was even the one who (spoiler alert!) killed Amber!

However, it seems like the former couple didn’t enjoy fans’ concern, as in a press conference for Drones, Adam reportedly told the interviewer to “move on” after he was asked about the effect of being Tara and Warren in their real-life relationship.

Were Amber Benson and James Marsters Together?

Amber Benson and James Marsters
Amber Benson and James Marsters

There have been speculations among the Buffyverse fans that Amber Benson and James Marsters briefly dated for two months in 2001.

Neither of them ever addresses these rumors, so fans still wonder about the truth.

However, although Amber and James’ on-screen personalities were polar opposites, they seemed to get along in real life, being close enough to be involved in dating rumors with each other!

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