Katie Holmes, 43, and boyfriend Bobby Wooten III, 33, make red carpet debut at The Moth Ball Gala


Katie Holmes looked very much in love as she made her red carpet debut with boyfriend Bobby Wooten III at The Moth Ball 25th Anniversary Gala at Spring Studios in New York City on Thursday.

The Batman Begins actress, 43, looked elegant in an ankle-length peach-toned pleated high-neck gown, which she paired with toe-ring black heels and a chic art deco purse, while her beau, 33, was dapper in a forest green suit and black shirt. 

Other stars at the event included the evening’s honoree, former Talking Heads leader David Byrne, 70, actress Molly Ringwald, 54, Real Housewives of New York City star Carole Radziwill, 58, and writer Mala Gaonkar, 52.

Red carpet debut: Katie Holmes looked very much in love as she made her red carpet debut with boyfriend Bobby Wooten III at T he Moth Ball 25th Anniversary Gala at Spring Studios in New York City on Thursday

Holmes wore her long brunette tresses pulled back for the night, and accessorized her stylish look with a pair of gold earrings. 

The beauty wore minimal makeup for the occasion, letting her natural features shine through, with just a touch of black eyeliner and pink lipstick. 

The couple made their relationship public last month, as they kissed and strolled hand-in-hand through Central Park in New York City. 

Stylish pair: The actress, 43, looked elegant in an ankle-length peach-toned pleated high-neck gown, which she paired with toe-ring black heels and a chic art deco purse, while her beau, 33, was dapper in a forest green suit and black shirt

Stylish pair: The actress, 43, looked elegant in an ankle-length peach-toned pleated high-neck gown, which she paired with toe-ring black heels and a chic art deco purse, while her beau, 33, was dapper in a forest green suit and black shirt

All smiles: Bobby and Katie flashed their bright smiles while sitting together at the gala

All smiles: Bobby and Katie flashed their bright smiles while sitting together at the gala

The look: Katie and Bobby beamed while gazing at each other

The look: Katie and Bobby beamed while gazing at each other

Cute couple: The cute couple embraced as they posed together at the gala

Cute couple: The cute couple embraced as they posed together at the gala

Public: The couple made their relationship public last month, as they kissed and strolled hand-in-hand through Central Park in New York City

Public: The couple made their relationship public last month, as they kissed and strolled hand-in-hand through Central Park in New York City

It is the first relationship for the Batman Begins actress since she split with chef Emilio Vitolo Jr., 33, who she broke up with in May last year.

A source close to Katie previously told E! News that Katie and Bobby met through friends, adding that their relationship is ‘working well.’

‘Katie is excited about seeing someone and is very happy,” the insider explained. “She enjoys having someone in her life and he is very kind and good to her.’

Sidewalk stroll: Katie was spotted earlier on Thursday shopping in the SoHo area

Sidewalk stroll: Katie was spotted earlier on Thursday shopping in the SoHo area

Casual style: The actress kept it casual while walking in the city

Casual style: The actress kept it casual while walking in the city

Bobby is a self-taught composer, producer and an instrumentalist.

The couple have much in common, both hailing from the Midwest and performing on Broadway.

Bobby was in American Utopia, while Katie made her Broadway debut in the 2008 revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons and acted in Dead Accounts in 2012 after her divorce from Cruise.

Plugged in: Katie had headphones on as she walked around in a boyfriend shirt and frayed black denim shorts

Flat shoes: Katie walked around in some sensible flats

Plugged in: Katie had headphones on as she walked around in a boyfriend shirt and frayed black denim shorts

Stunner: Also at the event was The Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald, 54, who looked incredible in a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders

Silver theme: The actress paired the look with open-toe chunky silver heels, and wore her short auburn tresses in light curls

Stunner: Also at the event was The Breakfast Club star Molly Ringwald, 54, who looked incredible in a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders

Meanwhile Ringwald looked incredible at the event, wearing a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders. 

The Breakfast Club star paired the look with open-toe chunky silver heels, and wore her short auburn tresses in light curls. 

The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored Byrne with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award.

‘Every year at our spring gala, we honor extraordinary individuals whom we admire for being passionate and bold in their work, and for that reason, there is no better recipient for this year’s award than David Byrne,’ a press release for the event read.

‘Unique, beautiful, tenacious and creative storytelling has been the hallmark of his career — from his groundbreaking and brilliant work with Talking Heads to his Broadway tour-de-force American Utopia. There couldn’t be a more fitting storyteller to celebrate at our Silver Anniversary gala!’

The Scottish-American songwriter, record producer, actor, and writer wore a trendy pink shirt and a black suit to the event. He finalized his look with a pair of well-worn white shoes. 

Honoree: The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored David Byrne, 70, with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award

Honoree: The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored David Byrne, 70, with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award

Dynamic duo: The talented artist was also pictured mingling with his business partner and writer Mala Gaonkar, 52, who looked chic in a blue floral dress

Dynamic duo: The talented artist was also pictured mingling with his business partner and writer Mala Gaonkar, 52, who looked chic in a blue floral dress

The talented artist was also pictured mingling with his business partner Mala Gaonkar, who looked chic in a blue floral dress.

The duo are set to premiere their innovative theater production, Theater of the Mind, at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado, starting August 31 and running through December 18, 2022. 

Radziwill stunned at the event in a floor-length figure-hugging shimmery gold dress, with a chic cut-out above the chest. 

The reality TV beauty accessorized the look with two matching silver bracelets on her wrists. In terms of glam, the star sported bronze eyeshadow and pink lipstick on her pout.

Golden girl: Real Housewives of New York City star Carole Radziwill, 58, stunned in a floor-length figure-hugging shimmery gold dress, with a chic cut-out above the chest

Golden girl: Real Housewives of New York City star Carole Radziwill, 58, stunned in a floor-length figure-hugging shimmery gold dress, with a chic cut-out above the chest

The American journalist – who was married to the late Polish Prince Anthony Stanisław Albert Radziwiłł from 1994 until his passing in 1999 – wore her brunette tresses parted on the side and gently flowing down her shoulders. 

Also at the event was The Moth’s Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness, who looked incredible in a plunging black lace gown that showed off her ample cleavage. 

Jenness paired the look with a unique large feather head crown atop her chocolate tresses, which were curled for the occasion. 

Guests at the event were treated to ‘a cocktail party on a gorgeous NYC roof deck, an elegant seated dinner with fabulous views of the New York skyline at sunset’ as well as a ‘riveting and rollicking storytelling show.’

Lovely: Also at the event was The Moth's Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness, who looked incredible in a plunging black lace gown that showed off her ample cleavage

Lovely: Also at the event was The Moth’s Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness, who looked incredible in a plunging black lace gown that showed off her ample cleavage 

Group photo: Darren Aronofsky, Bobby, Katie and David Byrne teamed up for a group photo

Group photo: Darren Aronofsky, Bobby, Katie and David Byrne teamed up for a group photo

Good times: Katie and Bobby held drinks as they smiled in each other's company

Good times: Katie and Bobby held drinks as they smiled in each other’s company

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