When It Comes To Dating & Marriage, These LGBT Entertainers Have It All

Published on 07/31/2017
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So it doesn’t matter if you’re in a relationship now or are single by choice, it’s always beautiful to witness as LGBT couples exemplify their true love. Which is why we complied some of Hollywood’s biggest couples that are giving off serious #relationshipgoals day in, day out.

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

What could we tell you about Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi that you don’t already know? It’s no secret that Ellen DeGeneres is an incredibly talented TV host and comedian. Furthermore she is a champion when it comes to LGBT rights — heck, she was even awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016. While Portia De Rossi is an actress, model, and philanthropist. Now the pair began dating back in 2004 and said “I do” in 2008. #relationshipgoals forever and always!

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Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Yah know how we said Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi are #relationshipgoals? Yeah, well so are Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. Ignoring the fact that they’re both ridiculously talented on and off screen, we’ll point out one of our favorite tidbits. Harris and Burtka were secretly engaged for five years as they waited until same-sex marriage was legal in their state. Only in 2014 did they tie the knot and in 2010, Harris and Burtka became parents to twins, Gideon and Harper, via surrogacy.

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster, the actress and filmmaker who many consider one of the greatest actresses of her generation. And really, who can argue with that? 2014 is the year that Foster married Alexandra Hedison, a photographer, director, and actress.

Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels is a name alone that can get people whipped into shape – she’s a pretty tough personal trainer (which is putting it mildly). Currently Michaels is engaged to the talent manager, Heidi Rhoades, with whom she has two children.

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

English fashion model and actress, Cara Delevingne, and musician Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent., had been dating a year and a half before their split in 2016.

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

Cara Delevingne & Annie Clark

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

When you think of Modern Family, you almost immediately think of Jesse Ferguson. September 2012 is when Ferguson announced his engagement to lawyer Justin Mikita and a year later they tied the knot. However instead of traditional wedding gifts, this couple asked guests to donate to their marriage equality non-profit charity, Tie the Knot.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Elton John & David Furnish

When to comes to everlasting love, Elton John and David Furnish have the answers it seems! See – 1993 is the year that these two began dating, 2005 is when they joined in a civil partnership, 2014 is when they married officially after marriage equality was legalized in England.

Elton John & David Furnish

Elton John & David Furnish

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

Ellen DeGeneres continues to do magic, as it was on her show when Ricky Martin announced he is engaged to the famous painter, Jwan Yosef.

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

George Takei & Brad Altman

Nope, you don’t need to be a Trekkie to know who George Takei is. Aside from his highly successful career as an actor, Takei is a huge LGBT advocate. Furthermore, he had been dating Brad Altman, a writer and actor, for about 27 years before they legally said “I do”.

George Takei & Brad Altman

George Takei & Brad Altman

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

As if we need to remind you where you recognize Cynthia Nixon! Oh, do we? Duh, she’s from The Sex and the City. Well aside from that Nixon had been dating Christine Marinoni since 2004 and they said “I do” in 2012. Although the year before they got hitched, Marinoni gave birth to a son, Max.

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

What the does the year 1986 mean to you? Maybe something, maybe nothing. Although in this case, it’s the year that Tom Ford and Richard Buckley began dating. Only in 2014 did they legally exchange vows!

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Wanda Sykes, the hilarious, talented, and beautiful actress, comedian and writer has been married to Alex Sykes since 2008. They had met two years prior and a year after they tied the knot, Alex gave birth to fraternal twins, Olivia and Lucas.

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Wanda Sykes & Alex Sykes

Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere

Michael Kors, the brilliant fashion designer, married his longtime partner, Lance Le Pere, in 2011. Some weeks after New York legalized same-sex marriage.

Michael Kors & Lance Lepere

Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere

Rosie O’Donnell & Michelle Rounds

Funny gal Rosie O’Donnell got hitched to Michelle Rounds in 2012. Just a year later, and this couple adopted a baby girl, Dakota. However in 2015, Rosie O’Donnell and Michelle Rounds signed divorce papers.

Rosie O’Donnell & Michelle Rounds

Rosie O’Donnell & Michelle Rounds

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Ugh, we seriously love Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak! Why? Well, for one they call their relationship something most of us can relate to, “an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out—a regular life, boring love”. Oh yeah, huge congratulations, you two! Parsons and Spiewak said “I do” in May 2017.

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Jim Parsons & Todd Spiewak

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

March 1971 is the year that actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer Lily Tomlin met writer Jane Wagner, and well the rest as they say, is history. After 42 blissful years, the pair got hitched in a private ceremony on December 31, 2013.

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Two days after the actress and producer, Linda Wallem, and Melissa Etheridge, the famous singer, got married, they turned 53. At the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California on May 31, 2014, this beautiful couple got married.

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Our girl Ellen Page and Samantha Thomas, an artist and surfer, have dating for ages now. And well, we simply can’t get enough.

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Ellen Page & Samantha Thomas

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Think back to October 2013 cause that’s when Cheyenne Jackson announced, via Instagram, he was dating actor Jason Landau. Then in February 2014, the pair announced their engagement, and got married in September 2014. Two years later is when Jackson and Landau welcome twins Willow, a girl, and Ethan, a boy. Eek!

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

As far as on-again-off-again relationships are concerned, these two are adorable! Luke Evans, as you know is a Welsh actor, and Jon Kortajarena is a model. Moreover Evans has stated that his acting career has not suffered by his being openly gay either.

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

Luke Evans & Jon Kortajarena

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

TV host, Robin Roberts announced via her Facebook page back in 2013, a multiple of things. First of all, her health after being diagnosed with MDS, the condition of her bone marrow transplant, and also her sexual orientation. As a result, she publicly acknowledged her relationship with Amber Laign, whom she has been dating since 2005.

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

Robin Roberts & Amber Laign

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Orange is the New Black will forever be where Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli met – which is so fitting. In case you didn’t know, Samira Wiley plays Poussey Washington and Lauren Morelli is actually the writer. March 25 of this year is when these lovebirds said “I do!”

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

RuPaul has been dating his Australian partner, Georges LeBar, since 1994(!), after they met at a nightclub in New York City. January 2017 is when they finally said “I do!”

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

RuPaul & Georges LeBar

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Lauren Blitzer, an author, and Chely Wright, a famous country musician, wed in 2011. Fun fact – their wedding was officiated a rabbi AND a reverend. In 2013, Chely and Lauren welcomed identical twins, George and Everett.

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry exchanged vows in 2014 and a year later, their son Rhodes was born.

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are both ridiculously talented fashion designers, which makes us a wee bit envious. Just a year after dating in 2014, Nate and Jeremiah welcomed their baby girl, Poppy.

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

David Hyde Pierce & Brian Hargrove

David Hyde Pierce, the Frasier star, married Brian Hargrove, the writer and producer in 2008. Furthermore, it goes without saying, but these two are a very sweet, adorable couple!

David Hyde Pierce & Brian Hargrove

David Hyde Pierce & Brian Hargrove

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

We have Ryan Murphy to thank for the wonderful television series Glee! After 15 years of dating, Murphy and David Miller tied the knot, that was in 2011.

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

For 50 years, Barry Manilow has been gracing us with his spectacular music and we’re so thankful for that. In 1978, Manilow started dating the TV executive Garry Kief, who then went on to became his manager. As a result of their beautiful love, the pair got hitched in 2014, after same-sex marriage became legal in sunny California.

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

Barry Manilow & Garry Kief

Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Stand up comedian, Tig Notaro and writer and actress, Stephanie Allynne, have been married since 2015! A year after their vows, they welcomed twin boys, Max and Finn.

Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Tig Notaro & Stephanie Allynne

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Alan Cummings has often been cited as one of the greatest character actors – which makes sense. In 2005, Cummings met his husband. A year later they were engaged, and the year after that, they got married.

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Alan Cummings & Grant Shaffer

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Kyle XY star Matt Dallas had been dating the singer/songwriter Blue Hamilton for six wonderful years before they said “I do” and then later adopted their first child together.

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

A year before their divorce in 2016, WNBA star Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were married.

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Right now, Orlando Cruz is known as the “first openly LGBT professional boxer in the history of the sport”. So in 2013 Cruz married his longtime partner Jose Manuel Colon in Central Park.

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Orlando Cruz & Jose Manuel Colon

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Raven-Symoné, the former child star and co-host of The View started dating the fashion model, actress, and singer AzMarie Livingston in 2012. However they split three years later.

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Raven-Symoné and AzMarie Livingston

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

While at a North Hollywood Starbucks, the comedian and Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese, proposed to his boyfriend of two years. of course, stylist Joseph Bradley Phillips said YES!

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Daniel Franzese and Joseph Bradley Phillips

Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez

In 2016, as guests on The Jenny McCarthy Show, Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez announced their engagement! Moreover the NKOTB star, Jonathan, kept gushing over the proposal and said, “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, we LOVE you! – said every person on the planet and beyond. However this is especially true for Daley’s beautiful fiance, Dustin Lance Black, an American screenwriter.

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton

Abby Wambach is a retired soccer player and coach, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and is the FIFA Women’s World Cup champion! Aside from that, she’s got married to the author Glennon Doyle Melton in May of this year – how beautiful.

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton

Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov

Johnny Weir is an retired Olympic ice skater who was married for two years to Victor Voronov, before their split in 2014.

Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov

Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

Colton Haynes’s portrayal as the bad-boy superhero in Arrow had just about everyone gushing. Even more so when he announced, via Instagram, his proposal to celebrity florist Jeff Leatham in March 2017. Did we mention that Cher helped Leatham pop the question! AWW.

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham

Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti (writer for Family Guy and Executive Producer of Will and Grace) became engaged to Brad Goreski, his boyfriend of 13 whopping years(!) in December 2014.

Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski

Gary Janetti and Brad Goreski

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan

Jonathan Adler, the potter, designer, and author married his partner of 14 years, Simon Doonan, in a breathtaking ceremony in California.

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan

Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare has multiple award-winning performances to his name and he has been married to the designer Hugo Redwood since July of 2011. Furthermore, the pair adopted their son, Declan, together.

Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood

Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood

Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert

Alec Mapa, the actor, comedian and writer, married Jamison Hebert, the executive producer, in 2008. Since their vows, they have adopted a son.

Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert

Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Zachary Quinto seriously requires no introduction, he’s a Hollywood legend. Since 2013, Quinto has been dating the model and painter Miles McMillan. Moreover, Vogue refers to this pair as, “a power couple whose domain extends across the film, fashion, and art scene”.

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Zachary Quinto And Miles McMillan

Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt

In August 2012, the German arts administrator Jorn Weisbrodt married the singer-songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright. Through a “parenting partnership”, the pair also have a daughter with their friend Lorca Cohen, and yes, she is the daughter of Leonard Cohen.

Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt

Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt

Jane Lynch and Lara Embry

May 2010 is when the incredible Jane Lynch exchanged vows with the clinical psychologist Lara Embry in Sunderland, Massachusetts. However four years later and the couple got a divorce.

Jane Lynch and Lara Embry

Jane Lynch and Lara Embry

Cat Cora and Jennifer Cora

For 17 years, celebrity chef Cat Cora and Jennifer were married, and have four children together but currently they’re in the midst of a messy divorce.

Cat Cora and Jennifer Cora

Cat Cora and Jennifer Cora

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Lance Bass (the NSYNC boy band member 4 life) and Michael Turchin (that incredibly famous painter) began dating all the way back in 2011. When 2014 kicked in, they got hitched and also broadcast the entire ceremony on Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding. Drum roll – that launched Bass and Turchin as the first same-sex couple to exchange vows on cable television.

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Lance Bass & Michael Turchin

Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon

Mario Cantone (comedian, writer and actor) and Jerry Dixon (musical theater director) met way back in 1991! Only in October 2011 did they officially wed.

Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon

Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon

Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell

Kristen Stewart, yes the Twilight star, has been dating the North Irish Victoria’s Secret Angel model, Stella Maxwell. Although the pair are keeping their relationship quite under wraps.

Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell

Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell

Lee Daniels and Jahil Fisher

Lee Daniels, best known as the producer of Empire, has been in a relationship with stylist Jahil Fisher since 2011.

Lee Daniels and Jahil Fisher

Lee Daniels and Jahil Fisher

Anderson Cooper & Benjamin Maisani

So Anderson Cooper is one of the best and most respected news anchors right now, and rightly so. From 2009, he has been dating Benjamin Maisani, a gay bar owner.

Anderson Cooper & Benjamin Maisani

Anderson Cooper & Benjamin Maisani

Nick Denton and Derrence Washington

Meet Nick Denton, the Gawker founder and former CEO, who married his incredible partner Derrence Washington back in May 2014.

Nick Denton and Derrence Washington

Nick Denton and Derrence Washington

Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi

Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi stared a relationship in 2012 and currently, they are living in Tribeca with Courtney’s adorable son, Beckett.

Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi

Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi

Don Roos and Dan Bucatinsky

Think back to 1992 cause that’s when Don Roos and Dan Bucatinsky first met! 2008 is when they finally wed and only after same-sex marriage was recognized in California. Currently, they are parents to two children, Eliza and Jonah.

Don Roos and Dan Bucatinsky

Don Roos and Dan Bucatinsky

Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge

2012 marks the year that the Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes married the political activist, Sean Eldridge.

Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge

Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge

Michael Arden and Andy Mientus

Since 2010, Michael Arden and Andy Mientus have been an item and in August 2016, they got married. Oh, here’s a fun fact for you – Arden and Mientus actually planned to propose to one another on the exact same day! Without either one even knowing. Can someone say #relationshipgoals?!

Michael Arden and Andy Mientus

Michael Arden and Andy Mientus

Thomas Roberts and Patrick D. Abner

In 2012, on the rooftop of the Gansevoort Park Avenue, Thomas Roberts and his longtime partner Patrick Abner, officially tied the knot!

Thomas Roberts and Patrick D. Abner

Thomas Roberts and Patrick D. Abner

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

Since 2011, actor Matt Bomer has been married to publicist Simon Halls. Moreover this beautiful couple have three children together, which includes a set of twins.

 Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

Victor Garber and Rainer Andreesen

While the great Victor Garber likes to live under the radar, he announced via his Instagram account that he and his partner Rainer Andreesen (Canadian artist and model) got married in 2015! We should note that they were dating for 15 years before they tied the knot.

John Benjamin Hickey and Jeffrey Richman

Since 2003, John Benjamin Hickey has been in a relationship with the Modern Family writer and producer Jeffrey Richman. If you’re wondering where you recognize Hickey from, it’s probably from one of his many stage, film and television roles.

John Benjamin Hickey and Jeffrey Richman

John Benjamin Hickey and Jeffrey Richman

Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott

Nathan Lane is best known for his roles in The Birdcage, The Producers, Modern Family, The Good Wife, and as the voice of Snowbell in Stuart Little. Just in 2015, Lane married his long-time partner, the theater producer and writer Devlin Elliott.

Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott

Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott

Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle

Surely you recognize Sean Hayes as the adorable Jack McFarland from the hit show Will & Grace? Yeah, that’s what we thought! In November 2014, Hayes announced he had married his partner of eight years, Scott Icenogle.

Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle

Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle

Dot Marie Jones and Bridgett Casteen

Perhaps Dot Jones is best known for her role in Glee but did you also know she’s a 15-time world arm wrestling champion? Anyways, Jones met Bridgett Casteen in 2010 and the couple exchanged vows in 2013.

Dot Marie Jones and Bridgett Casteen

Dot Marie Jones and Bridgett Casteen

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

As if Sarah Paulson needs any kind of introduction! Then again, neither does Holland Taylor, who is best known to many as Judge Roberta Kittleson from The Practice and Evelyn Harper from Two and a Half Men. Since early 2015, these ladies have been in a relationship despite the fact that Taylor is 32 years Paulson’s senior.

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Jessica Clark and Lacey Stone

For years now, Jessica Clark has been modeling although she has done a bit of acting with a role in True Blood. In 2010, Clark married the fitness professional Lacey Stone but they divorced two years later.

Jessica Clark and Lacey Stone

Jessica Clark and Lacey Stone

Meredith Baxter and Nancy Locke

Family Ties star Meredith Baxter was married four times, to men, before she came out as a lesbian in 2009. Since 2005, she has been in a relationship with Nancy Locke, a general contractor. The pair tied the knot in 2013.

Meredith Baxter and Nancy Locke

Meredith Baxter and Nancy Locke

Cherry Jones and Sophie Huber

Around mid-2015, Cherry Jones, a five-time Tony Award nominee, and Sophie Huber, a filmmaker, said “I do”.

Cherry Jones and Sophie Huber

Cherry Jones and Sophie Huber

John Barrowman and Scott Gill

Scottish-American actor John Barrowman has starred in tons of musicals on the West End and on Broadway. Barrowman met his husband, Scott Gill, in 1993 during the production of Rope. In 2006, they entered a civil partnership and in 2013, they legally married!

John Barrowman and Scott Gill

John Barrowman and Scott Gill

B.D. Wong and Richie Jackson

Dr. George Huang from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit started a long-term relationship with the talent agent Richie Jackson in 1988. In 2000, the pair welcomed twins however unfortunately one did not survive. Although the pair called it quits, they still co-parent their son.

B.D. Wong and Richie Jackson

B.D. Wong and Richie Jackson

Sam Champion and Rubem Robierb

Sam Champion is one of America’s most famous weather anchors while Rubem Robierb is a Brazilian visual artist. The pair were dating for a very long time before they exchanged vows in 2012.

Sam Champion and Rubem Robierb

Sam Champion and Rubem Robierb

Rachel Maddow and Susan Mikula

Undoubtedly you know Rachel Maddow from her nightly TV show The Rachel Maddow Show, well it was back in 1999 that she met her partner while she was working on her doctoral dissertation. Huh. Susan Mikula is an artist.

Rachel Maddow and Susan Mikula

Rachel Maddow and Susan Mikula

Suze Orman and Kathy Travis

Suze Orman is a well known author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and TV host. Since 2010, she has been married to Kathy Travis.

Suze Orman and Kathy Travis

Suze Orman and Kathy Travis

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