Kevin Costner, Jewel’s celeb matchmaker revealed as new romance heats up

Kevin Costner and Jewel are “having fun” as their new romance heats up — and they have a mutual mate to thank!

“Richard [Branson] is 100 p.c liable for Kevin and Jewel hooking up,” the Daily Mail reported Monday. “She has been a friend of Branson’s for decades and he has been a close buddy of Kevin’s since the 1990s.”

A supply alleged to the outlet that the duo’s “hookup transpired organically” right after the businessman, 73, invited Jewel to maintain her charity fundraiser on his private Caribbean island in November.

“They strike it off well and Jewel appears to be to be pleased about it,” the insider claimed.

While the pair are “not really serious,” the outlet documented that the singer “has a light in her that has not been there in really some time.”

The Grammy winner, 49, reportedly “likes a man’s man” and “is all about Kevin’s place western vibe.”

Richard Branson reportedly established up Kevin Costner and Jewel. Hahn Lionel/ABACA/Shutterstock

Information broke final week that Costner, 68, and Jewel are dating subsequent their respective divorces from Christine Baumgartner and Ty Murray.

Soon after “flirty” shots surfaced of the pair cuddled up during a excursion to the British Virgin Islands for Jewel’s Inspiring Small children Basis, TMZ identified as the romance “rather new.”

An eyewitness said “there was definitely a little something likely on” amongst them all through the November fundraiser.

The duo are “having fun” amid their new romance. TMZ
Their connection, even so, is “not really serious.” jewel/Instagram
Costner and Jewel had been first linked in the course of a November excursion to the Caribbean. TMZ

“When they ended up collectively, it was like they both of those just lit up,” the supply recalled on Friday.

“You could explain to they had been seeking to be discreet, but any individual who noticed them could tell a thing was likely on.”

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Jewel gave the “Yellowstone” alum a transient shoutout when gushing about the celebration through Instagram past month, praising the “kind” actor.

Jewel reportedly likes that the actor is a “man’s man.” MLB Pics by using Getty Photographs
“She is all about Kevin’s place western vibe,” a resource explained to the Everyday Mail. Getty Photographs

The “Standing Still” singer was earlier married to Murray, 54, from 2008 to 2014, and they share a 12-year-previous son named Kase.

As for Costner and Baumgartner, the exes have co-parented their three little ones — Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13 — given that splitting earlier this yr.

Costner and the handbag designer’s contentious breakup designed headlines for months ahead of they settled their divorce in September.