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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.”
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.
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”.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.