The names of the most influential, wealthy, and famous individuals are on this list. Many of these Hollywood celebrities are in famous movies or top TV shows, and some are even athletes. These single stars need to look into online dating or they’ll never need a wedding planner! Read on to find out why these leading women and men have decided to stay unmarried all this time…
Goldie Hawn is one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood. This actress has won numerous awards and her relationships can only be described as equally colorful. She has had one relationship after another, until she fell in love with heartthrob and fellow actor Kurt Russell. Their relationship started on Valentine’s Day of 1983, and they have been together ever since. Between the two of them, they have raised 4 children. However, they apparently have no plans of walking down the aisle. It has been established long ago that Hawn doesn’t have the most positive view of matrimony and she has been insistently vocal in her belief that marriage is unnecessary in a relationship.
Coco Chanel is a legend in the fashion industry. This world-famous designer and businesswoman had enjoyed her time in the company of numerous beaus and admirers. However, she did not marry any of them. She was also well-known for her unique choices in her personal and professional life and was quoted saying, “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.”
This famous, California-born singer has enjoyed a very successful career. However, her personal relationships with men may not be as successful. She used to date the internationally-known cyclist Lance Armstrong. The two had a well-publicized affair. However, the relationship did not last long, and shortly after the said breakup, Lance Armstrong was involved in a scandal regarding his usage of illegal enhancers in the competitions that he had joined. The lovebirds never did makeup and Sheryl remained unattached.
Oprah Winfrey is a self-made billionaire who has managed to rise from very humble beginnings. This multi-talented host, actress, writer, and businesswoman has successfully made it to the top single-handedly. She does have a long-time partner, Stedman Graham. They have been together for approximately 30 years. There were many rumors and speculations regarding the lack of the official marriage contract in their relationship. Some rumors even mention that the reason is that Oprah doesn’t want to have a messy, high-profile, and expensive divorce. But her friends would simply say that Oprah thinks, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!’
Jacqueline Bisset is one of the most beautiful English actresses in the world today. Like all other gorgeous beauties like her, she has had her fair share of beaus and admirers. She has even dated some famous people like the martial arts instructor Emin Boztepe, and the Swiss actor Vincent Perez. Many feathers were ruffled when she dated the two men, especially as they were a lot younger than her – almost 20 years younger. This beautiful English rose has yet to walk down the aisle.
Mary Louise Parker
Mary Louise Parker became absolutely famous for playing a feisty character on the TV show, Weeds. She and actor Billy Crudup have a child together. This beautiful actress was once engaged to her co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan for a short time, but she called off the whole thing before they even reached the altar.
The famous dancer, producer, and singer Jennifer Lopez, or some would call JLo, has had an interesting love life. She has been in some really high-profile romances. But before all that, she was once married to Ojani Noa whom she married in 1998. After their breakup, she started dating celebrities such as P-Diddy and even got engaged to the famous actor Ben Affleck! She and Mark Anthony were together for a long time and the two even have twins together. But now, she is involved in a romance with the New York Yankees’ baseball player Alex Rodriguez. They both look very much in love. Wedding bells will most likely be ringing for these two quite soon.
Jon Hamm is another famous celebrity who has shied away from matrimonial affairs. Although he could have easily taken the leap when he was dating Jennifer Westfeldt, an actress and writer. After all, they were together from 1997 to 2015. Unfortunately, their relationship did not work out.
A lot of fans were shocked when Lady Gaga announced her breakup from Taylor Kinney, an actor. They looked perfect together and many people were expecting them to tie the knot. Lady Gaga explained what happened to her relationship with once-fiancé, Kinney, in the documentary, “Gaga: Five Foot Two.” The two started their romance when Kinney joined Lady Gaga in one of her music videos. Lady Gaga mentioned their breakup on one of her Instagram posts. For sure, her fans grieved with her in her breakup, but not for a long time. She moved on to another relationship, this time with Christian Carino, an agent in the Creative Artists Agency. Of course, Lady Gaga is part of their client list. The two have announced that they are engaged. Although there are some rumors about her and Bradley Cooper, her A Star is Born co-star, they have always insisted that theirs is a purely close friendship.
A lot of men have fallen in love with Diane Keaton when in 1977, she starred in the film Annie Hall. This popular actress has had some highly-publicized affairs with several of Hollywood’s most in-demand lead actors including Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, and Keanu Reeves. However, she has not given up her independence yet and this award-winning actress has yet to find her forever.
Many people know this beautiful Japanese-American Hollywood star, and not many can resist the charm of Lucy Lui. She has attracted a lot of handsome men. Not only is she beautiful, but also a sought-after actress because of her many talents and skills. She used to date George Clooney seriously, but their relationship came to an end even before they reached they started contemplating about marriage. In 2015, Lucy Lui became a mother through a surrogate and she has taken care of and raised the child since then.
Matt Dillon is another Hollywood actor whos love interest include women who are both from show business and outside of the entertainment industry. However, he hasn’t been married yet. He used to date Cameron Diaz in the 1990s, but their relationship didn’t last. He started dating Roberta Mastromichele in 2014, so maybe we will hear wedding bells for these two in the future.
Danica Patrick is a very famous athlete these days. She does not only have the beauty, but also the skills to drive really fast cars. She has had an interesting love history which includes two marriages in the past. However, the said relationships did not last very long. Currently, she is seriously dating the NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers. We can only hope for a fairy tale ending to their relationship.
Charlize Theron recently publicly discussed her dating life, the stunning South African has two daughters: Jackson and August. She expressed how she feels content raising and spending time with her girls. Charlize has not dated for the past five years. She is open to meeting new people but simply is content by herself. Theron also spoke about how she never really envisioned marriage, it was not one of her main priorities.
Rihanna has made headlines regarding her previous boyfriends. The star has dated singer Chris Brown and more recently Drake. The singer, designer and mogul recently split from billionaire Hassan Jameel. We have no doubt Riri will be finding her lucky man soon enough, she was previously with Jameel for about 3 years- having just recently split.
Tyra Banks is another successful beauty who has conquered the world of fashion as well as television. She was discovered on a Californian street when she was only 15 years old. She graced the catwalk of Victoria’s Secret in 1997 which helped cement her presence in the fashion industry. She had a child with Erik Asla, her former partner. But the two had ended their relationship in 2017. Tyra may be single nowadays, but her career in the various fields that she has decided to conquer is growing stronger by the day.
Paris Hilton is the famous socialite who inherited millions from her grandfather, the founder of the Hilton hotel chain. Although she is already extremely rich, she has managed to make a name for herself as a businesswoman, designer, singer, DJ, actress, model, and author. She has also had an interesting love history, which includes some high-profile ones. She was engaged to Paris Latsis but they never made it to the altar. She also got engaged to Chris Zylka, but sadly, their relationship ended in November 2018.
The American actress Marisa Tomei has irresistible charm and beauty. She has had her fair share of high-profile romances which include Robert Downey Jr., Christian Slater, and Lenny Kravitz. She seems to be enjoying her prosperous career, even without a husband.
Kylie Minogue is a talented singer, a famous celebrity, and an independent woman who has gone through a lot of hardships in life which include breast cancer. She has long insisted that she is not the marrying type. However, she once almost married the British actor Joshua Sasse. In 2017, the two broke up and Kylie has been single ever since.
Hugh Grant is a famous British actor whose charm is quite irresistible. The ladies just seem to love this guy. However, he too has yet to experience marital bliss. He once had a long-term relationship with Liz Hurley which lasted for 13 years. However, they never made it to the altar.
Allison Janney is an American actress who has been in the spotlight for quite some time. She is known for her roles in Tonya, I, Juno, The West Wing, and Mom, a sitcom. This gorgeous actress may be in a relationship now, but she doesn’t have any plans of tying the knot soon. She has always insisted that marriage is not for her.
No American would not no the name Kourtney Kardashian. She became famous, along with her family, in a hit reality TV show. This famous celebrity experienced being in a long and troubled relationship when she dated Scott Disick. They have three children together, but their relationship did last as Disick had issues with drugs and fidelity (or lack thereof!). Kourtney has recently started dating Luka Sabbat, an actor. She is 19 years his senior. Kourtney may have been in several relationships, but someone has yet to put a ring on it.
Lauren Graham is a beautiful actress who is still a leading-lady material at the age of 51! She has starred in famous shows like Gilmore Girls. She has yet to experience walking down the aisle despite having had her fair share of romance. She has been dating her Parenthood co-star Peter Kraus since 2010. However, we have yet to see if their 8-year relationship can bring this independent woman down the matrimonial road.
Mae West was a singer and actress who also joined the ranks of Hollywood’s sex symbols. As such, it is no surprise that she had some wild romances. She insisted on never getting married all her life and she was famous for saying, “Men are my hobby—if I ever got married, I’d have to give it up.”
Winona Ryder is another beautiful Hollywood actress who has yet to walk down the aisle. She once dated Johnny Depp whose acting skill is no lesser than hers. They met in the filming of the Tim Burton film Edward Scissorhands. Winona was once involved in a theft scandal, having been accused and convicted of stealing a necklace from a famous and expensive jewelry shop. Fortunately, she has successfully reentered the entertainment industry in Stranger Things, a Netflix original. However, she has not found the same level of success yet in her love life.
Joan Jett has been known for making unique life choices. This rocker may be famous, but she has always maintained a low-profile personal life. Her fans are obviously curious. Despite having been in many relationships, she has yet to tie the knot. This may have prompted others to be curious about her sexual preference.
Dana Delany is an American actress who has had a lot of experience in the dating scene and she doesn’t mind. In her 2017 interview, she was quoted to have said that she was “happily unmarried.” She even added, “I do like relationships, but I have to admit. The older I get, the more I love my solitude. I don’t wanna give that up.”
The Australian actress Naomi Watts has yet to walk down the proverbial aisle, but long-term relationships are not foreign to her. She was with actor Liev Schreiber for eleven years, and they even have two children together. Despite the fact that they have broken up, they remain to be good friends. This beautiful actress was once romantically linked to the late Heath Ledger.
John Cusack rose to fame in the 1980s. He is a handsome actor who has had an interesting history of romantic affairs. He has dated the likes of Minnie Driver, Neve Campbell, and Lili Taylor, his Say Anything co-star. He has always maintained a low-profile love affair despite his celebrity status. He still hasn’t tied the knot.
Edie Falco is an American actress who has been enjoying her successful career. She has fought and won many battles, including one against addiction. She is proud of having gone through all of it alone. “Because I’m not married I tend to get a lot of eye-rolling conversations with people about their marriages. Why would I want to head there? I want love in my life, no question about that. But I have a ton of it,” she said.
Emilia Clarke is well-known by millions of viewers as the Queen of the dragons. This beauty has been busy with her life and it appears that she doesn’t have much going on in the love department. A few years ago, she was rumored to have been dating the actor Seth McFarlane, but nowadays, she has been free of any dating rumors whatsoever.
Owen Wilson is one of Hollywood’s successful actors, and he has had his share of love affairs, dating even A-listers. He used to date the actress Kate Hudson in 2008. The two even got engaged, but they never made it to the altar. He then had a relationship with singer Sheryl Crow, but it didn’t last long. He has two children with two different women despite his lack of marital entanglements.
Greta Garbo was one of the most stubborn and independent women who had challenged the norm of her time. She had been involved in a lot of romantic affairs but had consistently rejected the marriage proposals of her beaus. She was reported to have said, “There are some who want to get married and others who don’t. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.”
Jane Austen was a famous writer who has won the hearts of many with her novels. She was considered to be the first one to have mastered writing what we now call, ‘chick lit.’ Although she writes about passionate love affairs, she appeared to have neglected her own love life. She was engaged once, but it didn’t last even for a day as she immediately had a change of heart. She, later on, focused on her work more and devoted her whole life on it.
This talented author, comedy writer, and actress is still single. The characters she portrays on screen may be comically obsessed with marriage, but Mindy Kaling appears to have a contrasting view about the matter in real life. She recently decided to become a mother and to raise her child alone. She said, “In my 20s, I was not only boy crazy, but marriage and relationship crazy. … Now it’s almost the opposite.”
Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott is yet another female author who had refused the ties of marriage. She was the writer behind the famous novel, Little Women. This famous writer’s choice to remain single all her life raised some brows in her conservative society. She was once quoted after visiting her married friend that her friend’s “nest” was “very sweet and pretty, but I’d rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe.”
The number of successful, single women seems to be on the rise. Condoleezza Rice is the epitome of this phenomenon. She is a well-known policymaker of the U.S. and was the 2005 to 2009 U.S. Secretary of State. She hasn’t been married yet despite having been engaged in the past to the NFL player Rick Upchurch.
Kimberley Stewart has famous parents: the singer Rod Stewart, and the model Alana Stewart. This beautiful socialite has long been a hot issue on tabloids, all the way back to her teenage years! She got engaged to Talan Torriero, an actor from MTV’s Laguna Beach, after dating him for a few weeks. However, they never even reached the altar. She gave birth in 2011 to her and famous actor Benicio del Toro’s child. This was intriguing because they never officially admitted to having a relationship. She may have a long list of romantic affairs, but she has yet to walk down the aisle.
We all know Matthew Perry from Friends. He may have played the role of a happily married character but his real life is quite different. He has dated several Hollywood A-listers like Yasmine, Bleeth, Lauren Graham, and Julia Roberts, but he is still a bachelor.
Dina Meyer is an American TV and movie actress who first became famous in the 1990s on 90210, a popular show on Fox. Today, at 50 years old, she has joined the cast of many films but has yet to experience wedded bliss.
Queen Latifah is well-known for her strong personality and great acting skills. This famous celebrity has kept mum about her personal life and relationships. However, it is also well known that she is quite a challenge for men with romantic ideas as she was once quoted to have said that she was not opposed to marriage, generally, but her future man had to give his all in winning her over.
The rapper and singer Lauren Hill had a very interesting love life that is often under scrutiny. She used to date Bob Marley’s son Rohan. They were together for 15 years and even had a huge family together, including five children. However, they never made it to the altar. The rumor mill had been churning and it was said that the reason was mainly that she got pregnant with another man’s child in 2011.
The beautiful Fox News political analyst is still a single lady. Andrea Tantaros has co-hosted The Five and Outnumbered. Although she is still indeed single, she has been dating the actor and singer Dave Navarro. They have been together for three years. Navarro used to be Carmen Electra’s husband, but their relationship did not last. It seems like Dave and Andrea are okay with what they have at the moment and are in no rush to tie the knot.
Cote de Pablo
Cote de Pablo is a Chilean-American actress who rose to fame in the NCIS series. She was in a long-term relationship with the actor Diego Serrano. They first got together in 2000 but their relationship only lasted until 2015. Despite that fact that they had dated for a long time, they hadn’t come close to getting married. After her relationship with Diego Serrano, Cote has not been reported to have a serious relationship with anyone.
Jorja Fox is a well-known TV actress. But even though she is quite famous, her personal life has always been low-profile. She has been silent about her love life and it appears that she is not in a romantic relationship at the moment.
Lindsey Vonn is not only known for her success as a female athlete but also for her great beauty. She was in a relationship with the pro golfer Tiger Woods, and their relationship was quite well-known. Her most recent relationship was with Kenan Smith, but they broke up before the Winter Olympics started. She is not single, but we hope that she would focus on her love life next. Well, after she achieves her dream in the Olympics.
Marie Sharapova is a beautiful pro tennis player and she has enjoyed some high-profile romances. Recently, she was seen dating fellow pro tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. Her biography even briefly talked about their relationship. Nowadays, Maria is happy living her life as a single woman. She was seriously affected by her suspension from tennis. This made her more determined to rebuild her tennis career. We are also hoping to see some improvements in her love life.
The Feres Twins
These famous twins are two of the most beautiful women in the world of sports. These Brazilian synchronized swimmers have also broken through modeling and TV. What is even more amazing is that they are both single. Well, we understand that they need no man when they have each other, but maybe they can find their match?
Like many people, some celebrities are with their unofficial committed relationships. Such was the case of Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp. They were together for 15 years and even had children together. Vanessa once said that theirs was a committed relationship. Not getting married may have been a good idea as they eventually broke up. Johnny then immediately started dating Amber Heard who was his co-star. His relationship with Heard didn’t last as well. On the other hand, Vanessa remained single after their split.
Anna Kournikova is a popular tennis champion whose personal life is extremely private and very much hidden from the public eye. So, it has neither been confirmed nor denied whether she and the famous singer Enrique Iglesias got married or not. It is difficult to confirm the facts, but the two may have started their relationship in 2001. Now, they have two lovely kids together.
Jennifer Lawrence has joined the ranks of Hollywood’s most successful actresses. She even ended up on the list of Forbes Celebrity 100 in two different years: 2014 and 2016. In 2013, she also joined the list of Time’s 100 most influential individuals. What a feat! You may wonder why she is still single. Well, we actually have the same question. She used to date Nicholas Hoult, her co-star in X-men, but sadly, the relationship didn’t last. She has recently broken up with director Darren Aronofsky, her former beau for a year. She was often heard saying, “my love life is non-existent.”
The name Anita Hill may sound familiar to you due to her courtroom performance in the trial of Clarence Thomas. She is now a 62-year-old woman, but she is still single. Although it has been revealed that she has a long time boyfriend, her personal life has been pretty private and out of the public eye. She has spoken about him and said, “We’re both committed, and we’re happy. We’re together every day of the year, but we each have our own home. I don’t have anything against marriage; I haven’t decided not to do it. I just haven’t decided to do it.”
Sarah Silverman rose to fame due to her funny but unorthodox opinions which seem to make everybody laugh. When she was asked about marriage, she said, “I’m not against marriage, but it’s just not for me. I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t have a problem if you want a hamburger. Marriage, to me, is like eating meat. I think it’s gross and crazy. If you’re getting married today, it’s the equivalent of joining a country club that doesn’t allow blacks or Jews.” She used to date Michael Sheen and Jimmy Kimmel, and of course, she mentioned the two relationships later on in her stand-up performances!
Robin Roberts is one of the beloved anchors of the Good Morning America show on ABC. She has been a symbol of strength and resilience to the audiences. Although she and Amber Laign have been together for 14 years, they seem to have no plans of getting married yet. Can you believe that they still live in their own separate homes? The National Inquirer even claimed that they would tie the knot in 2014, but sadly, that rumor did not come true.
The incredible TV producer Shonda Rhimes has also remained single. Her great work includes How To Get Away With Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, and Scandal. She may be unmarried, but she is raising three children on her own. She seems uninterested in marriage and she even told Oprah back in 2015 that, “I don’t want to get married. At all. Because I could not have the life that I’ve created for myself. I couldn’t do it.”
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham has remained single all her life although she did date Tim Burton for 13 years. They appeared to be happy with their arrangement at the time and had no need for marriage. They now share the custody of the two children that they have together. After the split, Helena said, “I don’t plan on marrying or even dating. I feel very self-sufficient at the moment. I’m just going to work out who I am on my own and it’s quite liberating.”
Miranda Richardson became well-known in the TV series Sleepy Hollow. She said that she doesn’t oppose marriage in general, but that she would only get married once she finds the right person. In 2009, she said in her Daily Mail interview, “I think marriage would be quite good for me, but I’m not going to just go out and hire someone. I think, intermittently, that you find Mr. Right, but you have to get lucky. I don’t rule out having a family – it just hasn’t happened for me yet.”
Harper Lee wrote the best-selling novel To Kill A Mockingbird. She had never been married and hadn’t had kids. She actually had a very private personal life before she died in 2016. Harper Lee’s biographer Marja Mills claims that she (Harper) used to date a bit, but her relationships never ended up in marriage.
Janet Napolitano is a successful woman that cannot be trifled with. She used to be the Governor and Attorney General of Arizona. She even worked as the United States Secretary of Homeland Security! Now, she is the President of the University of California. What an overachiever! To say that her resume is quite extensive would be an understatement. Obviously, she chose her career above all else, including her love life, but we salute her for that.
Chelsea Handler can only be described as a funny comedian who has a fierce attitude and strong political views. She has even made a name for herself because of it. When asked about marriage, she said, “Never married. Never murdered. Marriage PSA: You Can Say No.” But, has she changed her mind? She later said, “I realize now that you can be committed to someone without commercialization and all that nonsense. So now I’d get married.”
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have been together for a while now. The cute couple even have two kids together! In 2011, when asked about her relationship and marriage, Eva said, “I’m not like anti-marriage or the institution, like other people. I love the idea of a union but I think, it’s a very old-fashioned, archaic kind of thing. We did it for land originally. How unromantic is that?” Well, that is a fair point.
Susan Boyle used to live a quiet life before she joined Britain’s Got Talent show as a contestant. She was single before she rose to fame, and she has remained unattached until now. In one of her many interviews, she said, “I live by myself with my cat Pebbles but I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbors and friends.”
Kristin Davis may have played the married character Charlotte in Sex and the City, but her real life is a complete contradiction to it! She told Haute Living in an interview in 2013, “If I did marry, it would be someone so awesome, I would bring him in and potentially share time with Gemma. I don’t know that I necessarily totally intended to still be single, though I do remember being young and thinking, ‘Why are all these people getting married?’ But I’m an actress. I’ve never exactly been the status quo.” For your information, she was referring to her adopted daughter Gemma Rose.
Monica Lewinsky’s scandal which involved then-President Bill Clinton really changed and affected her life. She has not recovered from it. Although she has been dating around, long and stable relationships may be too difficult for her to have. Aside from that, she is also struggling with finding and keeping a job. Instead, she has chosen to devote her time to charity work.
The talented Canadian actress Rachel McAdams has starred in many blockbuster hits like The Notebook, Mean Girls, and Doctor Strange. She has been around the dating scene for many years and even dated some big names in Hollywood, including Ryan Gosling. Now, Rachel has been dating the screenwriter Jamie Linden, and the two have a son together.
Rebel Wilson is a famous comedian, actress, and producer. She has been a part of some big productions, but she most famous for her role in the film Bridesmaids. She used to date her co-star Matt Lucas during the movie’s filming, but their relationship didn’t last long. She is now dating Aden Stay, and it seems like they are not in a hurry to tie the proverbial knot.
Sandra Bullock is not only famous and beautiful, but she is also one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses. This producer and philanthropist has dated a lot of eligible bachelors like Ryan Gosling and Matthew McConaughey. She was engaged to Tate Donovan in the 1990s, but that didn’t last. She then got married to Jesse James, but they got divorced after some cheating allegations came to light. She has custody of his child, and also adopted another one. She has been dating Bryan Randall, an L.A. photographer, since 2015, but only time will tell if they will last.
Emma Watson rose to fame when she played the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movie series. This English rose is not only an actress but also a model and activist. She has actively promoted the provision of education for girls. She was even part of the HeForShe, a campaign launched by the UN Women. She is also UN Women’s Goodwill ambassador. Aside from those, this beautiful actress won the Best British Style at the British Fashion Awards in 2014. She is very busy, to say the least. But instead of dating fellow actors, she has chosen to find love in other places and is now in a relationship with tech CEO Brendan Wallace.
Jennifer Aniston is one of Hollywood’s most successful actresses. She is still single, although she has had a very colorful love history. Due to her fame, her relationships were all high-profile. In 2000, she married Brad Pitt, but their marriage only lasted 6 years and Brad moved on to his new relationship with Angelina Jolie. Jennifer, later on, married Justin Theroux, but it only lasted 2 years before they broke up. Now, Jennifer Aniston is back on the market and we certainly hope for the best!