The couple, who share two kids, started dating in November 2011 when he was on SNL and got engaged during the holidays in 2012, but never got married. They share two kids. Sudeikis credits Wilde with inspiring him to do Ted Lasso. "I think it's worthwhile for any guy to listen to their partner, but certainly when they know their stuff. Olivia knows her stuff," Sudeikis told ET. "We did the commercial in 2013… She was like, 'You should turn this into a show.' She said that over dinner that she mentioned that. I just started riffing ideas where I was like, 'Oh, it needed this. It needed that.'"