Nina Dobrev & Austin Stowell: Selena Gomez Was Their Matchmaker

Who knew Selena Gomez was such a talented matchmaker! The singer played a key role in setting up Nina Dobrev and Austin Stowell. In fact, the two lovebirds met 'through mutual friends, one being Selena,' HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned. Nina Dobrev, 26, and her alleged boyfriend, Austin Stowell, 30, have Selena Gomez, 22, to thank for their new, blossoming relationship. The actress encouraged her In Dubious Battle co-star to go on a date with the sexy Vampire Diaries star and the rest is history. HollywoodLife.com has all the exciting and EXCLUSIVE details!

Selena Gomez Introduced Nina Dobrev Austin Stowell
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While busy filming a new movie in Atlanta earlier this year, Selena still found time to play cupid. “Selena and Austin became close friends while filming In Dubious Battle in Atlanta. It was Selena who went on and on about how wonderful and beautiful and talented Nina is. Austin and Nina are both signed to the same agency CAA and had crossed paths before, but it wasn’t until spending time in Atlanta that they really got to know each other. This was back in January, so the two of them have been seeing each other since then. They’ve just recently decided to go public with their romance,” an insider tells Hollywoodlife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “So Selena could be considered a matchmaker.”

Nina Dobrev & Austin Stowell: Selena Gomez Played Matchmaker

As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Nina and Austin recently went to Jamie King‘s baby shower, where she referred to him as her boyfriend! At the June 14 party, “Nina introduced Austin as her boyfriend to people who didn’t know him. Most of the people there knew each other. They were glued to each other. Either holding hands the entire time to they had their arms around each other. They both seemed really happy, especially Nina,” an eyewitness told us EXCLUSIVELY.

What do YOU think HollywoodLifers, are YOU surprised that Selena played matchmaker? Do YOU think Nina and Austin make a cute couple?

–Sandra

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