His mother worked at a modeling agency and his father imported American-made cars. His sister is singer Elizabeth Pattinson. He began dating co-star Kristen Stewart while filming Twilight in 2008. He got engaged to singer FKA Twigs in April 2015, however they called things off in October 2017. He began dating model Suki Waterhouse in 2018. They revealed they were expecting a child together in November 2023.