LGBTQ Couples In Hollywood

Published on 07/13/2021
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Love Story Meet The Partners Of Famous LGBT Entertainers

Love Story: Meet The Partners Of Famous LGBT Entertainers


In Hollywood, everyone constantly has something to say about love. Many people don’t understand the link between celebrities and long-term partnerships. Unfaithfulness and messy affairs are common in high-profile partnerships! However, certain celebrities stick out from the crowd and can teach us a thing or two about true love. Consider Cooper Anderson, who has a relationship we all adore and wish to have. Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jillian Michaels have shown us that love is alive and strong. Leave out the dental implants, liposuction, and Photoshop—this is about love. Here are the most powerful LBGT Hollywood power couples because love is a lovely thing. Learn more about them below.

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres is a well-known television host who is also one of the most outspoken campaigners for LGBT rights you will encounter on the small screen. She has been in a relationship with actress and model Portia De Rossi for a number of years. They’ve been dating since 2004, and the two were married in 2008, according to their website.

Ellen DeGeneres Portia De Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

There is no doubt that Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka are both extremely talented individuals. They had been secretly engaged for five years before announcing their engagement in the year 2014. The two of them are the parents of two children.

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Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

The British beauty Cara Delevingne is unquestionably the most popular It-girl on the planet right now. Her relationship with musician Annie Clark, best known by her stage as St. Vincent, was well-liked by the public. Unfortunately, the pair decided to call it quits in 2016.

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Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Jesse Ferguson is known for starring Mitchell Pritchett in the television show Modern Family. In 2013, the actress was newly married to Justin Mikita. This is something unique: instead of custom wedding gifts, the couple asked guests to make donations to the marriage equality charity Tie the Knot in their honor.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Elton John & David Furnish

There is no need to introduce David Furnish and Elton John because they are a well-known couple. They joined into a civil partnership in 2004, but they only became legally married in 2014, when homosexual marriage was finally recognized in the United States.

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Elton John & David Furnish

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

The singer Ricky Martin disclosed that he was engaged to a painter named Jwan Yosef during an appearance on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011. If you watch the video, you will undoubtedly see how excited Martin is to share the news!

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Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

George Takei & Brad Altman

The two met while participating in a gay jogging group, though George wasn’t yet out. “At the time, we were all secretive. “It was a silently understood agreement,” he went on to say. George and Brad went public with their relationship in 2005, over two decades after they first met and began dating each other.

George Takei Brad Altman

George Takei & Brad Altman

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin began dating for the first time in 2011, according to their Facebook page. Later on, in 2014, the couple would exchange wedding vows. Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding was a reality television show that aired the ceremony. It’s worth noting that the couple was the first same-sex couple to ever get married on cable television!

Lance Bass Michael Turchin

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon, star of the television show The Sex and the City, is a proponent of marriage equality. Christine was the first person she started seeing in 2004. Max Ellington Marinoni, the couple’s kid, was born in 2011 to Marinoni and her husband. In 2012, the couple exchanged wedding vows.

Cynthia Nixon Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Given how attractive both men are, it’s safe to say that they fell in love at first sight. They have been together since 1986, and they have a son, Alexander John Buckley Ford, whom they named after his father.

Tom Ford Richard Buckley

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

What year did Wanda and Alex tie the knot? Wanda and Alex married quietly in October 2008, just one month before the Friendsgiving actress came out as homosexual at a Las Vegas same-sex marriage protest. Their romance is still going strong over 13 years later.

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Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Michael Kors & Lance Lepere

Michael Kors, an American fashion designer, has married Lance LePere, a longstanding gay partner. The pair have been together for almost two decades. The couple, who took advantage of the new homosexual marriage law, was married in Southampton on Tuesday after receiving their marriage license on August 3.

Michael Kors Lance Lepere

Michael Kors & Lance Lepere

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

On the final episode of her show, Just Jillian, Michaels, 44, proposed to Rhoades in 2016. Prior to their breakup, the pair had been together for nine years. Lukensia, 9, is the couple’s 9-year-old daughter, and Phoenix, 6, is their 6-year-old son. Rhoades requests shared legal and physical custody with visitation for both parties, as well as spousal support, in the paperwork. They legally separated in May 2017, according to the filings.

Jillian Michaels Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Todd Spiewak and Jim Parsons married in 2017. They’d been dating since 2002, five years before Parsons earned the role of Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. Today, Parsons delegated certain aspects of their partnership to Spiewak. Parsons doesn’t take Spiewak’s ability to be his compliment for granted. He is aware that Spiewak is taking on additional responsibilities in order for their relationship to work.

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Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have a more than half-century of romantic and comedic treasure between them. Wagner and Tomlin appeared together at this year’s Lambda Literary Awards, alongside interviewer and friend Hilton Als, to commemorate success in LGBTQ literature.

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Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem found love at a time when they were least expecting it. They’d been friends for years, but it wasn’t until they were tasked with caring for the singer’s children that they fell in love. The happy pair married in 2014 and opted to raise Etheridge’s children together.

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Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Ellen Page is head over heels in love, and she doesn’t care who knows about it. On Sunday, the actress attended the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of her film Freeheld with her girlfriend Samantha Thomas, marking the couple’s first red carpet appearance.

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Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Kehlani Parrish & Shaina Negron

In the latest revelation, Kehlani, a popular musician, came out during an Instagram Live. She told her supporters that she has “finally figured out” who she is and that she perceives herself as LGBTQ. People have been wondering about her identity for a long time, so Kehlani decided to put an end to it once and for all. While we’re not aware of any current relationships for the artist, she did have a brief relationship with Shaina Negron in 2017. They’re shown together at the Soul Train Awards.

Kehlani Parrish & Shaina Negron

Kehlani Parrish & Shaina Negron

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X openly came out as homosexual on June 30th, the last day of Pride Month in 2019. He then took to Twitter to say, “some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not going to mess with me any longer.” A few months later, on The Ellen Show, the American rapper revealed that he was “kind of” in a relationship.

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Lil Nas X

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter

This is a relatively new romance. Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, her actor husband, recently called it quits and announced their separation. It wasn’t long before Miley was photographed getting close to reality star Kaitlynn Carter, who was going through a similar issue with her own husband, Brody Jenner, a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family. The two girls appear to have struck it off since they have been inseparable ever since. The two have been spotted out and about in clubs, as well as with Miley’s mother, Tish.

Miley Cyrus And Kaitlynn Carter

Miley Cyrus And Kaitlynn Carter

EJ Johnson and Christopher Milan

When it comes to new couples, EJ Johnson from Rich Kids of Beverly Hills and Christopher Milan from Love and Hip Hop are the most recent and greatest. The duo was first seen after breakfast at Toast in California, and they have since been sighted a few more times. Milan is a rapper and actor, while EJ is a fashion designer and Magic Johnson’s son. We wish the two the best of luck because they are both true television stars!

EJ Johnson And Christopher Milan

Kristy McNichol & Martie Allen

For the past 29 years, these two have been together. They started dating in 1991 and married in a tiny, private ceremony more than two decades later. No one knew about their relationship until Kristy came out in 2012. In an interview, Kristy stated, “This time in my life is fantastic. My family and I live in a joyful and peaceful environment. I enjoy singing. I also adore traveling and visiting different parts of the world. Hawaii is one of my favorite places to visit. Everything about it appeals to me, and I may move there part-time in the future.”

Kristy McNichol And Martie Allen

Kristy McNichol And Martie Allen

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Chely Wright, a country singer, fought for a long time to accept her sexuality, but she eventually found love with Lauren Blitzer, with whom she has been married for nine years. Chely Wright is a well-known country singer who was one of the first in the industry to openly identify as a member of the LGBTQ community. Wright met Blitzer, an LGBTQ activist, two weeks after coming out publicly, and with her anxieties dispelled, Wright was able to pursue a relationship with Blitzer with confidence.

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Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

When English singer Sam Smith and 3 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn announced their relationship, the world was ecstatic. Despite their celebrity, they’ve kept their romance private, so don’t anticipate any Instagram photos from these two!

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Wiley announced her engagement to Lauren Morelli, the writer of Orange Is the New Black, on October 4, 2016, and the two married on March 25, 2017. On April 11, 2021, Morelli gave birth to their first child, a daughter called George Elizabeth.

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Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Gilbert and Perry married in March of 2014, after dating in 2011. Perry proposed a music-themed picnic in April 2013, and they were married in May 2013. Gilbert gave birth to a son, whom they named Rhodes, a year later. According to paperwork acquired by PEOPLE, Gilbert, 44, filed papers for a formal separation on December 27 in Los Angeles.

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Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

RuPaul had no doubts that he needed to talk to the love of his life when he first saw him in a New York City nightclub in the 1990s. Despite their 13-year age gap–RuPaul was 34 at the time, while LeBar had only recently become 21– neither side had any reservations. It had been more than just a fling on the dance floor; it had been pure magic. This is the kind of magic that leads to a lifetime of love.

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RuPaul & Georges LeBar

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Jackson and Landau made their relationship public in October 2013, just two months after calling it quits with Lapka. They then announced their engagement in February 2014. Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau married on September 13, 2014, at a friend’s home in Encino, California, in an interfaith wedding (Landau is Jewish).

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Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

When Robin Roberts, a TV host, decided to come out as a lesbian, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She makes every effort to keep her personal life as discreet as possible. You probably didn’t know Michelle Obama congratulated her on Twitter, saying, “I am very pleased for you and Amber!” You continue to inspire us all.”

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Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

The “Mandy” singer talked about his orientation and his 40-year marriage to Garry Kief for the first time in an interview with People magazine. According to the magazine, Manilow, 73, met Kief in 1978 and realized right away that “this was it.” Kief, who married Manilow in 2014, is Manilow’s business manager as well as his rock at home.

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Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, the original design couple (sorry, Chip and Jo), married over six years ago. The couple would have two children and star in a joint television show over the next five years (Nate & Jeremiah by Design). Friendship was the catalyst for everything that followed. A year later, in Peru, they were engaged.

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Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

David Hyde Pierce & Brian Hargrove

Pierce married Brian Hargrove, a television writer/director/producer, in 2008, just days before California passed Proposition 8, prohibiting same-sex weddings. They’d been together since 1983, a decade before Frasier premiered on television.

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Brian Hargrove & David Hyde Pierce

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Miller met Murphy in 1996 at Muse, an L.A. restaurant, and was “awed” by Murphy’s bravado, according to The New Yorker. They had a connection that lasted over 15 years before taking their relationship to the next level and dating in 2010.

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Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

The 38-year-old Beauty and the Beast star and the 31-year-old model dated a few years ago and appear to be reuniting. Luke Evans has been dating Jon Kortajarena since 2014, according to WhosDatedWho, however, Just Jared stated that the couple dated for a few years before calling it quits. Luke Evans and Jon Kortajarena are rumored to be dating again, according to fans.

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Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Tig Notaro, a comedian, and her wife, Stephanie Allynne, an actor, are as adorable as can be. They announced their engagement over the New Year’s holiday in January of 2015. Tig and Stephanie married on October 24, 2015, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, Tig’s hometown.

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Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Alan Cumming (right) is most known for his roles in The Good Wife, X-men, and Spy Kids, while his husband Grant Shaffer (left) works behind the scenes in the art department. They’ve been married for five years, and instead of renewing their vows on Saturday, they had a brand new wedding, this time in New York City (the first one being in London).

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Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton talk about their son Crow and how they created their ideal family. Dallas (33), a former Kyle XY star, and her singer-husband Hamilton (36) have been married for almost a year and have already traveled a long way. Crow, the couple’s adopted son, was revealed to the world around Christmas last year. They’ve also launched their own YouTube channel, Matt + Blue, and are rumored to be working on a family docuseries.

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Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Last week, Brittney Griner, the Phoenix Mercury’s standout center and the top WNBA draft pick last year, proposed to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. Over the weekend, the pair revealed the news on their Instagram pages. Their two-month anniversary was just celebrated.

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Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Orlando Cruz, the Puerto Rican boxer who made headlines last year when he declared himself “a proud homosexual guy,” married his partner José Manuel Colón in New York. The Nov. 16 ceremony, which was conducted by New York City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, was held in Central Park, as first reported by the Washington Blade.

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Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Is there anyone who hasn’t heard of the former child actress and current host of The View? AzMarie Livingston, an actress, model, and singer, was the first person she started seeing in 2012. Unfortunately, the pair 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 a stand-up comedian best known for his role in the film Mean Girls. Who knew that he got down on one knee in a Starbucks to propose to his two-year lover Joseph Bradley Philips?

Daniel Franzese And Joseph Bradley Phillips

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez

The Jenny McCarthy Show initially reported about Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez’s engagement in 2016. Jonathan had the following to say about the proposal: “We were in Africa, and our parents and mothers were there, so I felt now was the moment to pop the question and make it official.” Lovely!

Jonathan Knight And Harley Rodriguez

Jonathan Knight And Harley Rodriguez

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

During the Olympics, we were all rooting for Tom Daley, and Dustin Lance Black, I’m sure, feels the same way. In the months that followed, the screenwriter began having sexual relations with Daley, who had recently come 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

Former athlete and coach Abby Wambach has an impressive resume that includes Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, among other achievements. Despite all of this, it is important to remember that she recently tied the knot with author Glennon Doyle Melton.

Abby Wambach And Glennon Doyle Melton

Abby Wambach And Glennon Doyle Melton

Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir married his partner, Victor Voronov, on Dec. 30, bringing the year to a close with a bang. Weir announced his marriage with a tweet that read, “I’m married!” The couple’s peace would not last long, as Weir announced his separation from his husband just a few months later.

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

According to the insider, “their relationship was never as flawless or romantic as they had publicly portrayed.” By September, though, the Teen Wolf actress and flower designer had begun to wear their wedding bands more frequently, and sources said their bond had only gotten stronger.

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski

Brad has earned a reputation for himself in the entertainment sector, as has his husband. Brad is happily married to Gary Janetti since 2017. Brad and Gary have been married for years but have yet to conceive children. Penelope is their dog. Both men work in New York and Los Angeles, making it difficult to start a family.

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan

They waited in line at San Francisco City Hall on September 18 with Adler’s mother and sister. Many gay couples married, usually women, Doonan claims. “Everyone was dressed up and couples had flowers, so it was extremely festive. The government employees are frequently tired and cranky. But they [at City Hall] had fun and were patient. The whole event was quite touching.”

Jonathan Adler And Simon Doonan

Jonathan Adler And Simon Doonan

Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare is ten years married to interior designer Hugo Redwood. Their sexual orientation made adoption difficult. Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood met online in 2000 and hit it off. They married in July 2011, only days after same-sex marriage became legal in New York.

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert

Mapa married film producer Jamison Hebert in 2008, and they adopted Zion, an African American child, in 2011. It was easy for us since there are so many kids and not enough foster adoptive parents, said Mapa. “My spouse and I wanted an older child and we didn’t mention race. We were lucky because our kid turned up. The two of us needed parents, so it worked out perfectly.”

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

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