These Are The LGBT Couples Of The Entertainment Industry

Published on 09/27/2020
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Love Story Meet The Partners Of Famous LGBT Entertainers

Love Story: Meet The Partners Of Famous LGBT Entertainers


Everyone always has something to say when it comes to love in Hollywood. A lot of people simply cannot fathom the idea of a celebrity in a long-term relationship as high-profile relationships are usually filled with messy affairs and unfaithfulness. However, some stand out and can teach us a thing or two about true love. For now, let us talk about Hollywood’s biggest LGBT couples and learn how long the couples have been together.

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

DeGeneres is known for being one of the biggest LGBT rights advocates that you can see on screen, as well as the host of one of the most popular television shows. She is in a relationship with model-actress Portia De Rossi, starting out their relationship in 2004 and eventually getting married in the year 2008.

Ellen DeGeneres Portia De Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka are both known to be talented actors, which can be seen from their work in How I Met Your Mother. The two of them have been secretly engaged in 2009, and later making their marriage official in September of the year 2014, 5 years after they got engaged. They currently have two wonderful children that are fraternal twins, born from a surrogate mother.

Neil Patrick Harris David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

There is no denying that it is hard to name someone more appealing than the British beauty named Cara Delevingne. She was formerly in a relationship with musician Annie Clark, better known by her stage name as St. Vincent. Unfortunately, the two of them have called it quits in 2016.

Cara Delevingne Annie Clark

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Jesse Ferguson is an American actor who is best known for his role of Mitchell Pritchett on the show Modern Family. The actor married fellow actor Justin Mikita in 2013. In their wedding, they asked their guests to donate to an organization called “Tie The Knot”, a group advocating for marriage equality.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Justin Mikita

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Elton John & David Furnish

The names Elton John and David Furnish certainly do not need anymore introduction. John is a known musician who sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time, while Furnish is known for directing Elton’s documentary as well as producing Gnomeo and Juliet and many more films. The couple entered a civil partnership 2004, but later got married in 2014 when gay marriage was finally legalized.

Elton John David Furnish

Elton John & David Furnish

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

During his appearance in The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Ricky Martin, revealed that he was engaged with the painter named Jwan Yosef. If you have seen the video of Martin revealing the news, you can clearly how see how happy he is about it.

Ricky Martin Jwan Yosef

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

George Takei & Brad Altman

George Takei, famous for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the TV series Star Trek has been in a relationship with his boyfriend Brad Altman, one of the producers for Star Trek. The couple dated for 27 years before they got married. Takei is also known as an advocate for the LGBT community aside from being an amazing actor.

George Takei Brad Altman

George Takei & Brad Altman

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Bass and Turchin first began dating in the year 2011. After three years of dating, the couple would eventually get married in 2014. Their marriage was broadcasted on Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding. What makes their wedding more special is the fact that they are the first same-sex couple to have their marriage broadcasted on cable TV.

Lance Bass Michael Turchin

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

American actress Cynthia Nixon started dating Christine Marinoni in the year of 2004. Marinoni would eventually give birth to their son, Max Ellington, in the year 2011. The couple eventually got married in the year 2012. Aside from being known for her role in The Sex And The City, Nixon is also known for being an advocate for marriage equality.

Cynthia Nixon Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

With how handsome looking both men are, we can probably assume that it was love at first sight for the two of them. The couple have been dating since the year 1986 and later had a son named Alexander John Buckley Ford.

Tom Ford Richard Buckley

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Wanda Yvette Sykes is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999. The pair met in 2006 on a ferry to New York’s Fire Island. Sykes was sitting alone and saw Alex with a baby and wanted someone like her. They eventually got married in 2008 and had their fraternal twins in the following year.

Wanda Sykes Alex Sykes

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Michael Kors & Lance Lepere

Michael David Kors is an American fashion designer. He is the honorary chairman and chief creative officer of his brand. The couple met in 1990 when LePere joined Kors’ office as an intern. The two eventually got married in the year 2011.

Michael Kors Lance Lepere

Michael Kors & Lance Lepere

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels is an American personal trainer, businesswoman, author and television personality from Los Angeles, California. Michaels is best known for her appearances on NBC, particularly The Biggest Loser. She has also made an appearance on the talk show The Doctors. Her lover ended up being her manager Heidi Rhoades, in which they got married in the year 2016.

Jillian Michaels Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Jim Parsons definitely need no more introductions! The actor who played the character of Sheldon Cooper in the show Big Bang Theory got married to Todd Spiewak in 2017, 15 years after they started dating. In case you didn’t know, Cooper boasts an I.Q. of 187, making the character a certified genius

Jim Parsons Todd Spiewak

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Did you know that Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have been together for 42 years now? Tomlin met her future wife, writer Jane Wagner, in March 1971. After watching the after-school TV special J.T. written by Wagner, Tomlin invited Wagner to Los Angeles to collaborate on Tomlin’s comedy LP album And That’s The Truth. They eventually got married in 2013.

Lily Tomlin Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Actress and producer Linda Wallem and famous singer Melissa Etheridge first started dating in 2010. According to Etheridge, the courtship began in 2010, and at the same year, became an official couple. They later got married four years later in May 31, 2014.

Melissa Etheridge Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Did you know that Ellen Page of Juno fame has a girlfriend? When actress Ellen Page made her red-carpet debut with girlfriend Samantha Thomas in 2015, it was magical. Sadly, the couple eventually broke up after 18 months of dating.

Ellen Page Samantha Thomas

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter

After separating with husband Liam Hemsworth, it did not take long for Miley Cyrus to be seen together with the reality star, Kaitlynn Carter, who happened to be going through a similar situation with her husband Brody Jenner. The two girls later hit it off as they seem to be inseparable.

Miley Cyrus And Kaitlynn Carter

Miley Cyrus And Kaitlynn Carter

EJ Johnson and Christopher Milan

EJ Johnson and Christopher Milan are one of the latest and greatest when it comes to new couples! The two of them were spotted together after having brunch in California, and a couple more times after that. Milan is a rapper and actor, while Johnson is a fashion mogul. The two of them are television stars, and we wish them nothing but luck!

EJ Johnson And Christopher Milan

Kristy McNichol & Martie Allen

McNihol and Allen have been dating for about 29 years now. They started dating back in 1991, and eventually got married in a small, private ceremony more than two decades later. No one knew that they were in a relationship together until Kristy broke out the news in 2012.

Kristy McNichol And Martie Allen

Kristy McNichol And Martie Allen

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Wright came out in May 2010 and met Blitzer – a 30-year-old LGBT Civil Rights activist, just two weeks later.  Blitzer wrote the book “Same Sex in the City: (So Your Prince Charming Is Really a Cinderella)” while Chely Wright is an excellent country musician.

Chely Wright Lauren Blitzer

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Everyone was thrilled when they learned that Brandon Flynn, an actor from 3 Reasons Why, and renowned singer Sam Smith started dating. Regardless of how famous the two of them are, they are quite secretive of whatever is happening in their relationship, so do not expect pictures from the couple!

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli are both known for their roles in the TV show Orange Is The New Black. It is also where the two of them met for the first time! The show is popular all around the world, and it doesn’t seem like its reach would stop soon. The pair recently tied the knot in Palm Springs.

Samira Wiley Lauren Morelli

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

In November of 2011, Gilbert began seeing singer-songwriter Linda Perry. Gilbert gushed about the new romance on The Talk, which was riding high in its early days. Gilbert confirmed the relationship after they were seen together by paparazzi, and Perry made a few guest appearances on The Talk in the coming years. They later got married in 2014, eventually had their son named Rhodes a year later.

Sara Gilbert Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

RuPaul is known for being the host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and has been known to keep his private life secret, but did you know that he and Georges has been together for more than two decades now? After announcing his marriage, RuPaul shared that LeBar is a rancher from Wyoming and met him back in 1994 at a dance club in New York City.

RuPaul Georges LeBar

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Back in 2013, Cheyenne Jackson announced on his Instagram account that he and Jason Landau have been seeing each other recently. A year later, news came out that they were married. The couple would eventually welcome a pair of twins that they would call Willow and Ethan on October 2016.

Cheyenne Jackson Jason Landau

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

The TV host named Robin Roberts came out of the closet as a lesbian during the time when she had breast cancer. The TV host did her best to keep her private life as quiet as she possibly could. The couple started dating in 2005 but kept their relationship private until Roberts came out of the closet. Most of you are probably not aware that Michelle Obama tweeted “I am so happy for you and Amber! You continue to make us all proud.”

Robin Roberts Amber Laign

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

The name Barry Manilow surely needs no introduction, after all, the American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, producer, and actor, with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. But did you know that Barry Manilow’s husband is actually his manager?

Barry Manilow Garry Kief

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

Nathan Jay Berkus is an American interior designer, author, and television personality. He runs the Chicago interior design firm Nate Berkus Associates, while Jeremiah Brent is an American interior designer and television personality. Nathan and Jeremiah have been friends for about a decade, but only started dating in 2011. They married after dating for a year, and welcomed their daughter named Poppy in 2014.

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Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

David Hyde Pierce & Brian Hargrove

David Hyde Pierce is an American actor and director. He is best known for playing psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier, for which he received 11 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and 4 wins during the show’s run. He married the American television writer and producer, Brian Hargrove, in 2018.

Brian Hargrove, David Hyde Pierce

Brian Hargrove & David Hyde Pierce

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Most of us know American screenwriter, director, and producer, Ryan Murphy, for creating and producing a number of television series, such as Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, etc. But did you know that he is married to David Miller? They were married in 2011, 15 years after they started dating.

Ryan Murphy David Miller

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

When it comes to on-off relationships, not even LGBT couples are exempted from this! Take a look at the relationship of Luke Evans and Jon Kortajarena, they are a perfect example for that! The two have started their relationship in 2014 and have been going on and off ever since.

Luke Evans Jon Kortajarena

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Since 2015, Tig Notaro has been happily married to actress and writer Stephanie Allynne. The couple first met on the set of Lake Bell’s comedy, In a World. They reunited later at L.A.’s UCB theatre and developed an intense connection. They eventually had twins named Finn and Max a year after their union.

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Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Alan Cumming OBE is a Scottish–American actor, comedian, singer, writer, filmmaker, and activist who has acted in numerous films, television shows, and plays. He met the graphic artist named Grant Shaffer in 2005. They got engaged in 2006, and eventually got married in 2007.

Alan Cummings Grant Shaffer

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Matthew Joseph Dallas is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY. The two started dating in 2010, and later got married on July 5, 2015. After they got married, the couple announced on their Youtube channel that they had adopted a child together.

Matt Dallas Blue Hamilton

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association, and Glory Johnson is an American-born Montenegrin basketball forward for the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association. The two basketball players got married in 2015, before they eventually split up in 2016.

Brittney Griner Glory Johnson

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Orlando Cruz is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, he represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games in Australia. Cruz is also known to be the “first openly LGBT professional boxer in the history of the post.” The professional boxer would eventually tie the knot in 2013 with Jose Manuel Colon in a Central Park ceremony.

Orlando Cruz Jose Manuel Colon

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, also known mononymously as Raven, is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actress, appearing as Olivia Kendall on The Cosby Show. In 2012, the former child star began dating singer AzMarie Livingston. The couple sadly decided to end their relationship in 2015.

Raven Symoné And AzMarie Livingston

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Daniel Franzese is an American actor, comedian and activist best known for his roles in director Larry Clark’s Bully and as Damian in Tina Fey’s 2004 feature film Mean Girls. Did you know that Franzese proposed to his boyfriend of two years, Philips, while they are at Starbucks? Sadly, the two of them decided to spit up later.

Daniel Franzese And Joseph Bradley Phillips

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez

The engagement of Knight and Rodriguez first hit the news on 2016 on The Jenny McCarthy Show. This is what Jonathan said about the proposal: “We were in Africa, our parents were there, our moms were there, and I just figured this was the time to pop the question and make it official.”

Jonathan Knight And Harley Rodriguez

Jonathan Knight And Harley Rodriguez

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

During the Olympics, a lot of us were rooting for the English Diver named Tom Daley, the same can be said for Dustin Lance Black! The Screenwriter would start going out with the Olympic Diver shortly after Daley came out as bisexual on his Youtube channel.

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton

Wambach’s resume is quite stacked! She is a retired athlete, coach, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA Women’s World Cup champion. But none of these achievements compare to the most special moment in her life when she married author Glennon Doyle Melton in 2017.

Abby Wambach And Glennon Doyle Melton

Abby Wambach And Glennon Doyle Melton

Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov

John “Johnny” Weir is an American figure skater and television commentator. He is a two-time Olympian, the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2001 World Junior Champion, and a three-time U.S. National champion. Weir would enjoy two years of marriage with Victor Voronov before they split up in 2014.

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

A lot of people fell in love with Colton Haynes’s bad boy superhero role on Arrow! Colton Haynes also felt the same way when he posted in March 2017 about his proposal to Jeff Leatham, a famous florist who was awarded with the Chevalier Legion of Honor from the nation of France in 2014.

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti is an American writer and producer. He has written for Family Guy and was the Executive Producer of Will and Grace. Janetti got engaged to Brad Goreski in December of 2014. Brad Goreski is a celebrity fashion stylist and television personality. In 2015, he joined Fashion Police as a new co-host. The two dated for 13 years before being engaged.

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan

Jonathan Adler is an American potter, interior decorator, and author. Adler launched his first ceramic collection in 1993 at Barneys New York. Five years later he expanded into home furnishings. The famed potter married Simon Doonan in September of 2008, 14 years after they started dating.

Jonathan Adler And Simon Doonan

Jonathan Adler And Simon Doonan

Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood

Denis Patrick Seamus O’Hare is an American actor, singer, and author noted for his award-winning performances in the plays Take Me Out and Sweet Charity, as well as portraying vampire king Russell Edgington on HBO’s fantasy series True Blood. He has been married to Hugo Redwood since 2011, and together adopted a son named Declan.

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert

Alejandro “Alec” Mapa is an American actor, comedian and writer. He got his first professional break when he was cast to replace B. D. Wong for the role of Song Liling in the Broadway production of M. Butterfly. He and Jamison Hebert started dating in 2002, eventually getting married six years later on 2008.

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Quinto is known for his roles in various shows and films such as Star Trek and Heroes. McMillan began dating actor Zachary Quinto in the summer of 2013. In early 2015, the couple moved into a NoHo apartment they purchased together. According to vogue, the power couple’s domain extends across the film, fashion, and art scene.

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt

Jörn Weisbrodt is a German arts administrator and former artistic director of the Luminato Festival, Toronto’s annual Festival of Arts and Creativity. He married the American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer, Rufus Wainwright, on August of 2012. The couple have a daughter that they have enrolled in a parenting partnership with Lorca Cohen.

Rufus Wainwright And Jorn Weisbrodt

Rufus Wainwright And Jorn Weisbrodt

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