This Is Love – Famous LGBT Couples Out And Proud

Published on 12/16/2018
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While some of us turn to online dating to try and find ‘The One’, some happen to meet them by chance. Everyone has their soulmate, so we decided to compile a list of some of the most prominent LGBT couples in Hollywood. These celebs are proof that ‘love is love’!

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi

What better couple to start off than with Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi? Everyone knows Ellen for her amazing TV show, and Portia is a model, actress, and philanthropist. These two have been together for a while now. Back in 2008, they made it official and got married. Another fun fact is that Ellen actually received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her efforts with LGBT rights!

Ellen DeGeneres Portia De Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres Portia De Rossi

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

Naturally, after Ellen and Portia, we needed a big follow-up. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka have been together for a significant amount of time now, having managed to keep their engagement a secret for 5 years. Nowadays, they’re happily married with twins, Harper and Gideon, who were born by surrogacy.

Neil Patrick Harris David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris David Burtka

Kordale Lewis and Kaleb Anthony

This couple’s popularity is mainly due to their Instagram profile. Having a joint Instagram account, Kordale Lewis and Kaleb Anthony became more famous when a Swedish luxury fashion brand, Acne Studios, happened to come across it. They were soon invited to feature as the first black gay family with their children (Lewis’ 3 sons and their own son) to represent the brand.

Kordale Lewis And Kaleb Anthony

Kordale Lewis And Kaleb Anthony

Michael Sam and Vito Cammisano

It was a very emotional moment when Michael Sam was drafted to the St Louis Rams, he was so ecstatic that despite being on live TV, he gracefully kissed his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano. Sadly, while the pair dated for a while and got engaged in 2015, they’ve broken up since.

Michael Sam And Vito Cammisano

Michael Sam And Vito Cammisano

Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani

Famous news anchor Anderson Cooper dated his long-time boyfriend, bar owner Benjamin Maisani for 9 years. Unfortunately, the two called it quits in 2018.

Anderson Cooper Benjamin Maisani

Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani

Kendrell Bowman And Anthony Wayne

They say opposites attract, and this case, it’s true! Anthony Wayne began to perform on Broadway back in 2011. Kendrell Bowman, on the other hand, is a creative image consultant and stylist. Clearly, this is a perfect match!

Kendrell Bowman And Anthony Wayne

Kendrell Bowman And Anthony Wayne

Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell

Now, this is the definition of a power couple! A Hollywood actress and a runway supermodel make quite the pair. Kristen Stewart is most well-known for her role in the Twilight series, while her girlfriend, Stella Maxwell had her big break when she began modeling for Victoria’s Secret.

Kristen Stewart And Stella Maxwell

Kristen Stewart And Stella Maxwell

Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson

Cara Delevigne made her big modeling debut in 2009. Back then, she was dating Annie Clark, aka St Vincent, who was a musician. Naturally, there were photos of the two all over social media. However, recently there have been rumors that Cara started dating the American actress, Ashley Benson. Since then, Ashley has confirmed the rumors as true.

Cara Delevingne And Ashley Benson

Cara Delevingne And Ashley Benson

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

When it comes to love, it’s love and nothing less. Even though there’s quite an age gap between Sarah Paulson (43) and Holland Taylor (75), they’ve proven that love can work when it’s genuine. Bye bye haters!

"The Front Page" Broadway Opening Night

“The Front Page” Broadway Opening Night

Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer

Lauren Bitzer is the talented writer behind the hit series Same Sex in the City: So Your Prince Charming is Really a Cinderella. Luckily, she found her own Cinderella… well she found Chely Wright, a successful country musician and the happy couple got hitched on August 20, 2011.

Chely Wright Lauren Blitzer

Chely Wright Lauren Blitzer

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin

Of course, you probably know Lance Bass from the iconic ’90s band, N’SYNC. He started dating talented painter, Michael Turchin back in 2011. In 2014, they got hitched and were the first same-sex couple to do so on live TV! If you want to check it out, you can watch ‘Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding’.

Lance Bass Michael Turchin

Lance Bass Michael Turchin

Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon from ‘Sex and the City’ is now 52 years old and madly in love. With who? With her wife, Christine Marinoni who is an education activist. They met in 2004 and got married in 2012. They now have a son together named Max.

Cynthia Nixon Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon Christine Marinoni

Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison

Aside from being an exceptional actress and movie director, Jodie Foster is, in fact, a Yale graduate. She is now happily married to Alexandra Hedison, an actress, director, and artist. The two like keeping their relationship private.

Jodie Foster Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster Alexandra Hedison

George Takei and Brad Altman

Even now, at 81 years old, George Takei is known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on ‘Star Trek’. In 2005, he and Brad Altman made their relationship public. However, the biggest surprise was that by that time they had already been together for 18 years! At last, in 2008, they got married.

George Takei Brad Altman

George Takei Brad Altman

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita

Known, of course, for his iconic role in ‘Modern Family’, Jesse Ferguson got married to his now-husband in 2013. He asked his guests that instead of bringing wedding gifts, they should donate to a charity for marriage equality called ‘Tie The Knot’.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Justin Mikita

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Justin Mikita

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli

This pairing is a match made in heaven. The writer for hit TV series ‘Orange is the New Black’, Lauren Morelli fell in love with an actress on the show! She and Samira Wiley, who played Poussey Washington on the show, have been married since March 2017.

Samira Wiley Lauren Morelli

Samira Wiley Lauren Morelli

Elton John and David Furnish

It’s a pretty well-known fact that Elton John is gay. Way back in 1993, he met his partner, David Furnish. In 2005, he and David signed a civil partnership. Once same-sex marriage was finally legalized in England and Wales, they exchanged vows on December 21st, 2014.

Elton John David Furnish

Elton John David Furnish

Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd

Kirven Douthit-Boyd and Antonio Douthit-Boyd found love on the dance floor, while perfecting their moves at the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. This talented power couple then exchanged vows in 2013 and still dance and travel around the world together. Aw!

Antonio Douthit Boyd And Kirven Douthit Boyd

Antonio Douthit Boyd And Kirven Douthit Boyd

Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

Ricky Martin first confessed his love for Jwan Yosef, a Syrian-Swedish painter, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Apparently it was love at first sight for both of them and he subsequently announced their engagement. Well they do look stunningly handsome together!

Ricky Martin Jwan Yosef

Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

Tom Ford and Richard Buckley

Tom Ford is a successful US fashion magnate, film director, screenwriter, and film producer, and started his iconic self-titled brand in 2006. He has also been lucky in love, meeting his beau Richard Buckley, a magazine editor in 1986. The pair took their relationship to the next level in 2014 and finally exchanged vows.

Tom Ford Richard Buckley

Tom Ford Richard Buckley

Wanda Sykes and Alex Sykes

Wanda Sykes first met Alex in 2006, but kept their relationship under wraps until 2008, when Wanda came out as a lesbian. One month later, their love story got the happy ending they dreamed of and they finally tied the knot. They pair are now the proud parents of fraternal twins named Olivia and Lucas.

Wanda Sykes Alex Sykes

Wanda Sykes Alex Sykes

Michael Kors and Lance Lepere

As one of the most iconic power couples in the fashion industry, Michael Kors and Lance Lepere wowed all of us with news of their engagement in 2011. A few weeks later the couple exchanged vows in the Hamptons, and we’re glad to hear they are still happily in love!

Michael Kors Lance Lepere

Michael Kors Lance Lepere

Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades

You may remember Jillian Michaels from the hit US show, The Biggest Loser. Jillians also appeared on the hit E! show Just Jillian. In fact, she met and proposed to her talent manager Heidi Rhoades while she was on the program! They are still together today and have two children together.

Jillian Michaels Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels Heidi Rhoades

Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak

Jim Parsons is best known for playing the unforgettable role of Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory. Some might not know that he also debuted on Broadway in 2011. Well we’re also happy to hear that Jim found love with Todd Spiewak, and the couple finally married in May 2017.

Jim Parsons Todd Spiewak

Jim Parsons Todd Spiewak

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin was huge in the 1960’s and renowned as a talented actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. In 1971, Lily first met the the writer Jane Wagner and they hit it off while collaborating on a comedy record album. We’re more than happy to hear that the couple have been together for 42 years, and finally married on December 31, 2013.

Jane Wagner & Lily Tomlin

Jane Wagner & Lily Tomlin

Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem

In 2014 the actress and producer Linda Wallem tied the knot with her beau. the activist, guitarist, and singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, who was 56 at the time. Coincidentally, the pair were born on the same day, and married two days after their birthday.

Melissa Etheridge Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge Linda Wallem

RuPaul and Georges LeBar

RuPaul has been in the public eye for a long time, and is probably best know for his successful show RuPaul’s Drag Race. Nevertheless, he managed to keep his private life, private. Not many people knew that he had actually had a relationship with Georges LeBar since 1994. That’s actually 23 years, and the happy couple finally declared their love for each other in a ceremony in January 2017!

RuPaul Georges LeBar

RuPaul Georges LeBar

Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau

In 2013, Cheyenne Jackson announced his relationship to his fellow actor Jason Landau, in the most millennial way ever, on Instagram. The next year, the happy couple walked down the aisle and in October 2016, the pair became parents to twins,Willow and Ethan.

Cheyenne Jackson Jason Landau

Cheyenne Jackson Jason Landau

Robin Roberts and Amber Laign

Robin Roberts shot to fame as a presenter on ABC’s Good Morning America. She first met Amber Laign, a massage therapist in 2005, but kept their relationship out of the spotlight for many years. However, the pair made their relationship public in 2013.

Robin Roberts Amber Laign

Robin Roberts Amber Laign

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry

You might remember Sara Gilbert as the talented actress from The Knot or Roseanne. You might not know that she has been happily  married to Laura Perry since 2014, and in 2015 they became proud parents to a son called Rhodes.

Sara Gilbert Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert Linda Perry

Barry Manilow and Garry Kief

Barry Manilow is a legendary crooner, and has been in the music industry for over 50 years! We’re happy to hear that he has been in a relationship with TV executive and manager Garry Kief in 1978. When same-sex marriage laws were legalized in 2014 in California, the iconic couple finally tied the knot in a fabulous ceremony.

Barry Manilow Garry Kief

Barry Manilow Garry Kief

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent

This designer couple is what true love is all about! Jeremiah Brent and Nate Berkus dated for a year before they decided to get engaged in 2013. One year after tying the knot, they were blessed with a baby daughter by the name of Poppy.

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Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent

David Hyde Pierce and Brian Hargrove

We really shouldn’t have to tell you who Frasier star, David Hyde Pierce is! However you might not be aware of the fact that his husband is Brian Hargrove, a producer and writer, who he married in 2008.

Brian Hargrove, David Hyde Pierce

Brian Hargrove, David Hyde Pierce

Ryan Murphy and David Miller

Are you a Gleefan? If you are then you should surely know that the show’s creator, Ryan Murphy, has been in a wonderful marriage with David Miller since 2011. On a side note, we do feel it necessary to mention that Murphy also created impressive other works like, American Crime Story, American Horror Story, and Nip/Tuck.

Ryan Murphy David Miller

Ryan Murphy David Miller

Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne

The hilarious stand-up comedian, Tig Notaro married the brilliant actress Stephanie Allynne in 2015. It was just a year after the walked down the aisle that they brought twin boys, Finn and Max, in to their family.

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Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne

Alan Cummings and Grant Shaffer

Alan Cummings is one heck of a character actor! He and his now-husband, Grand Shaffer, entered into a civil partnership in 2007. In January 2012 they officially got married and fans were wiping away happy tears.

Alan Cummings Grant Shaffer

Alan Cummings Grant Shaffer

Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton

Did you ever watch the show, Kyle XY? Yeah? Well then you couldn’t have forgotten about the lead actor, Matt Dallas! his husband, Blue Hamilton (who happens to be a singer and a songwriter) decided to tie the knot after dating for six years. They’ve since adopted a child.

Matt Dallas Blue Hamilton

Matt Dallas Blue Hamilton

Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson

What is it about athlete couples that we love so much?! WNBA star Brittney Griner got married on April 22, 2015, to none other than Glory Johnson, a fellow athlete. Unfortunately they got divorced just a year after exchanging vows due to claims of domestic abuse.

Brittney Griner Glory Johnson

Brittney Griner Glory Johnson

Orlando Cruz and Jose Manuel Colon

From one sports couple to the next. Orlando Cruz is considered the “first openly LGBT professional boxer in the history of the sport”. It was at a ceremony at Central Park that he and his boyfriend Jose Manuel Colon got married in 2013.

Orlando Cruz Jose Manuel Colon

Orlando Cruz Jose Manuel Colon

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

So many of us knew Raven-Symoné as a child star, but now we know her more for being a co-host on The View. She dated fashion model AzMarie Livingston for three years, but they eventually called it quits in 2015.

Raven Symoné And AzMarie Livingston

Raven Symoné And AzMarie Livingston

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Who’s next on our list? Let’s see… We have stylist Joseph Bradley Philips and Mean Girls star and comedic actor Daniel Franzese. After dating for two years, Franzese surprised Philips by asking him to marry him while they were in a Starbucks in North Hollywood!

Daniel Franzese And Joseph Bradley Phillips

Daniel Franzese And Joseph Bradley Phillips

Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez

How special is this pair? While they were taking part in an episode of The Jenny McCarthy Show, New Kids On The Block musician Jonathan Knight and actor Harley Rodriguez told the world that they were officially engaged! Knight commented on the perfect moment, “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

Tom Daley is a 24-year-old diver who took the world’s breathe away for more reasons than one. In 2013, he and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black started dating. Two years later they got engaged, and in 2017 they exchanged vows.

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Mixing the big screen with the runway is bound to make some magic! Actor Zachary Quinto and artist-model Miles McMillan started dating in 2013, and everyone was in love with this couple. Perhaps it was Vogue that encapsulated their relationship the best, “A power couple whose domain extends across the film, fashion, and art scene”.

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

An actor and a florist? Yep, that’s what makes this power couple awesome! Actor Colton Haynes and superstar florist Jeff Leatham got married in October 2017. Did you know that Cher (yes, Cher!) helped with the proposal?

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Colton Haynes And Jeff Leatham

Jane Lynch And Lara Embry

The US actress, author, singer, and comedian, Jane Lynch is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the hit musical TV series Glee. Fans may not know that the actress got hitched to Lara Embry, a clinical psychologist in 2010. The pair originally met in 2009 at a fundraiser in San Francisco, and while it was good while it lasted, they unfortunately divorced in 2014.

Jane Lynch, Lara Embry

Jane Lynch, Lara Embry

Cat Cora And Jennifer Cora

Celebrity chef Cat Cora first met Jennifer Cora in 2000. The couple were together for four years before marrying in 2015 and now have four sons between them. Unfortunately, the pair have since divorced.

Cat Cora And Jennifer Cora

Cat Cora And Jennifer Cora

B.D. Wong And Richie Jackson

B.D. Wong shot to fame for his memorable performance on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 1988, Wong started dating the talent agent Richie Jackson, and in 2000, the couple became parents to a pair of twin sons. Unfortunately, four years later they ended up breaking up.

B.D. Wong And Richie Jackson

B.D. Wong And Richie Jackson

Cherry Jones And Sophie Huber

Cherry Jones is a Tony Award-nominated actress, and was in a committed relationship with Sarah Paulson until 2009. Nevertheless, they both managed to move on and find happy relationships with other people. In 2015, Cherry found love again and married the filmmaker Sophie Huber.

Cherry Jones And Sophie Huber

Cherry Jones And Sophie Huber

Dot Marie Jones And Bridgett Casteen

Next up we have another Glee actress, Dot Marie. Back in 2010, Dot started dating Bridgett Casteen and asked her to marry her in 2013 during the annual Disneyland event Gay Days Anaheim. The happy couple then tied the knot later that year.

Dot Marie Jones And Bridgett Casteen

Dot Marie Jones And Bridgett Casteen

John Barrowman And Scott Gill

John Barrowman is a Scottish-American singer, actor, writer, and presenter, and first met Scott Gill in 1993 as he watched him perform in a play. In 2006 the couple entered a civil partnership together and later tied the knot in 2013.

John Barrowman And Scott Gill

John Barrowman And Scott Gill

Adam Lambert And Sauli Koskinen

Adam Lambert became famous from starring on American Idol in the show’s eighth season. Can you believe he was runner-up?! After the show in the year 2010, he became dating reality TV star Sauli Koskinen. Unfortunately the two have since broken up, but, we’re happy to hear that it was on good terms!

Adam Lambert And Sauli Koskinen

Adam Lambert And Sauli Koskinen

Ben Whishaw And Mark Bradshaw

Ben Whishaw is one of those celebrities who prefers to keep his personal life on the DL. Fans went nuts when he told the media about Mark Bradshaw, an Australian composer, and their civil partnership.

Ben Whishaw And Mark Bradshaw

Ben Whishaw And Mark Bradshaw

Elton John And David Furnish

Not many people haven’t heard the name Elton John. The English songwriter and singer met filmmaker David Furnish in 1993. They were civically a couple in 2005 and later married in England on December 21st, 2014…right after same-sex marriage in England and Wales was legalized!

Elton John David Furnish

Elton John And David Furnish

Michael Arden And Andy Mientus

Michael Arden and Andy Mientus began dating in 2010 and married 6 years later in August of 2016. Can you believe that they proposed to each other on the same day…talk about timing!!

Michael Arden And Andy Mientus

Michael Arden And Andy Mientus

Thomas Roberts And Patrick D. Abner

These two dated for 12 years before finally tying the knot! The very next day after gay marriage was legalized, they married on the rooftop of the luxurious Gansevoort Park Avenue!

Thomas Roberts And Patrick D. Abner

Thomas Roberts And Patrick D. Abner

T. R. Knight And Patrick Leahy

T.R. Knight is famous for playing George on Grey’s Anatomy. He and boyfriend Patrick Leahy have been together since 2010, tying the knot in 2013.

T. R. Knight And Patrick Leahy

T. R. Knight And Patrick Leahy

Heather Matarazzo And Heather Turman

After her role in The Princess Diaries, Heather Matarazzo made it big in Hollywood. She is now dating comedian Heather Turman but they like to keep a low profile, so no one knows much about the pair.

Heather Matarazzo And Heather Turman

Heather Matarazzo And Heather Turman

Kate McKinnon And Jackie Abbott

Famous for being a hilarious SNL star, Kate McKinnon is now the 3rd known LGBT cast member. Nowadays she’s dating Jackie Abbott, a budding actress who has appeared in multiple independent movies.

Kate McKinnon And Jackie Abbott

Kate McKinnon And Jackie Abbott

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

While they’re attempting to keep their relationship out of the spotlight, English singer, Sam Smith, and 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn are now an item. The pair recently announced their relationship to the public, but don’t expect to hear much more from them.

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Sam Smith And Brandon Flynn

Rosie O’Donnell And Michelle Rounds

After being married for two years, Rosie O’Donnell and Michelle Rounds had a baby girl. Sadly, Rosie filed for divorce back in 2015. Since then, Michelle re-married, but in 2017 she passed away tragically.

Rosie O’Donnell Michelle Rounds

Rosie O’Donnell Michelle Rounds

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

After having dated for 13 years, Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski got engaged in 2014. Talk about patience! This famous duo lives in LA as well as NY together with their dog, Penelope.

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti And Brad Goreski

Jenna Lyons And Courtney Crangi

Back in 2012, Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi began dating, and they’re still going strong! They live together in Tribeca, NY with Courtney’s son, Beckett.

Jenna Lyons And Courtney Crangi

Jenna Lyons And Courtney Crangi

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

American actor Alec Mapa dated Jamison Herbert for 6 years before they decided to make their relationship official. In 2008 they got married and then later adopted a son. They’ve said that one child is not the end of their family. Let’s wait and see!

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

Alec Mapa And Jamison Hebert

Chris Hughes And Sean Eldridge

Chris Hughes is one seriously impressive entrepreneur! He co-founded Facebook and has a net worth of about $500 million. Wow! He also married political activist Sean Eldridge in 2012. What a couple!

Chris Hughes And Sean Eldridge

Chris Hughes And Sean Eldridge

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Here’s another couple that has fashion design to Hollywood. Actor Denis O’Hare and fashion designer Hugo Redwood got married in July 2011 and not long ago adopted as on of their own, Declan.

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare And Hugo Redwood

Don Ross And Dan Bucatinsky

When screenwriter Don Ross met the talented actor, writer and producer Dan Bucatinsky in 1992, they both knew that there was something special between them. In 2008 they exchanged vows and now they have two children together, Eliza and Jonah.

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Don Roos and Dan Bucatinsky

Jessica Clark And Lacey Stone

Not only is she successful, Jessica Clark is absolutely gorgeous too! She was in the spotlight when she married Lacey Stone, a fitness professional, in 2010. Fans were really upset when they heard of their separation in 2012.

Jessica Clark And Lacey Stone

Jessica Clark And Lacey Stone

John Benjamin Hickey And Jeffrey Richman

Jeffrey Richman deserves all the credit out there for writing and producing the hit TV show, em>Modern Family. When he met actor John Benjamin Hickey in 2003, he fell in love with him. The rest is history!

John Benjamin Hickey And Jeffrey Richman

John Benjamin Hickey And Jeffrey Richman

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Not only is Johnny Weir a professional Olympic skater, he is also a fashion designer and a television commentator. When Victor Voronov noticed him, he was immediately attracted to him. They two got married in 2012. Sadly they went in different directions in 2014.

 

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

Johnny Weir And Victor Voronov

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