Isabel Pakzad is a 24-year-old graduate student at the University of Southern California, who’s been dating James Franco since November 2017. She graduated from Penn State and is currently getting her Masters in Integrated Design, Business, and Technology at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
In 2018, James Franco’s success with HBO’s The Duece and film The Disaster Artist has largely been shadowed by accusations of sexual misconduct by several women. Franco denied the allegations, “the things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate,” but adding that he plans to take responsibility for his actions. “The way I live my life, I can’t live if there’s restitution to be made. I will make it. So if I’ve done something wrong, I will fix it,” Franco said.
Isabel has stayed by Franco’s side throughout the highly publicized scandal. The couple has remained fairly quiet about their romance, but have been spotted together in public on multiple occasions.
At the 2018 SAG Awards, Franco chose not to walk the red carpet amidst the controversy but brought Pakzad as his date. She posted the below picture on Instagram of the Dior dress she wore at the event while cropping out the person next to her.
According to her Insta, she’s also a world traveler. Scroll down to check out some of her jealousy-inducing travel pics.