15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Gay In this modern world that we live in, gay people are becoming more and more accepted in our society. The same goes for the world of Hollywood. In the past, coming out would usually equate to a career ender. But because of people like Ellen Degeneres and Elton John, who give encouragement to those in the closet, coming out has never been easier. Be inspired by these 15 celebrities who you didn’t know were gay. 15. Tom Daley If you still haven’t heard the news, yes. British Olympic diver, Tom Daley, is gay. He came out on December 2, 2013 through a video he uploaded on YouTube. He got engaged to American film screenwriter, director and producer, Dustin Lance Black, on October 1, 2015. He admitted to have dated women as well but according to him, it became “more intense” when he dated Lance. 14. Victor Garber This Canadian film, stage, and television actor and singer has always been private about his personal life. However, he has admitted to being homosexual in 2012. He started dating artist and model, Rainer Andreeseen, in 2000. The couple got married in Canada in October 2015. 13. David Hyde Pierce Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com This American actor and comedian has finally silenced the media speculation about his sexuality in 2007. He admitted to dating television writer, director, and producer, Brian Hargrove. They got married in May 28, 2009 just a few days before same-sex marriages were banned in the state. 13. David Hyde Pierce Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com This American actor and comedian has finally silenced the media speculation about his sexuality in 2007. He admitted to dating television writer, director, and producer, Brian Hargrove. They got married in May 28, 2009 just a few days before same-sex marriages were banned in the state. 13. David Hyde Pierce Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com This American actor and comedian has finally silenced the media speculation about his sexuality in 2007. He admitted to dating television writer, director, and producer, Brian Hargrove. They got married in May 28, 2009 just a few days before same-sex marriages were banned in the state. 15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Gay ADVERTISEMENT 13. Zachary Quinto It was in October 2011 when Zachary came out as gay. He admitted to dating actor, Jonathan Groff in 2012 but they split up in July 2013. After his relationship with Groff, he dated model-artist, Miles McMillan, and they moved into an apartment in Manhattan in early 2015. 12. Cynthia Nixon The Sex and the City star has been married to education activist, Christine Marinoni since May 27, 2012. According to her, falling in love with a woman didn’t seem strange to her and said that she is just a woman in love with another woman. She identifies as being bisexual. Nixon has also been in a heterosexual relationship from 1988 to 2003 with a schoolteacher, Danny Mozes. They have two children together. 15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Gay ADVERTISEMENT 11. Robin Roberts Robin was diagnosed with a disease of the bone marrow called myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS in 2012 and she had to undergo a bone marrow transplant because of this. On December 2013, she posted a photo on Facebook with the caption, “At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude. I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for my restored good health… I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together.” This was the first time she has openly spoken about her sexual orientation. Roberts is an anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America. 10. Matt Bomer Although being married to publicist, Simon Halls, since 2011, it was only in 2012 that he first publicly acknowledged his being gay. The couple has three sons and a set of twins via surrogacy. 9. Symone Raven Photo Source: Healthyceleb.com Photo Source: Healthyceleb.com It was during an interview with Oprah on October 2014 that the That’s So Raven star acknowledged her relationship with a female partner. It was in 2015 that she introduced her partner AzMarie Livingston but they also broke up that same year after a three-year relationship. 8. Frank Ocean Photo Source: Thatgrapejuice.net Photo Source: Thatgrapejuice.net The R&B rapper revealed his sexual orientation when he published an open letter on his Tumblr blog on July 4, 2012. He disclosed his unrequited feelings for another man, who he considered his first true love, when he was just 19. His reveal was supported by his co-artists like Beyonce and Jay Z. 7. Ellen Page Photo Source: Digitalspy.com Photo Source: Digitalspy.com The Canadian actress confirmed her relationship with surfer-artist, Samantha Thomas in September 2015. She talked about their relationship on The Ellen de Generes Show in October. She is best known for her role as Kitty Pryde in X-Men:The Last Stand and X-Men: Days of the Future Past. 6. Ricky Martin Photo Source: Shauntmax30.com Photo Source: Shauntmax30.com On his official website, a post dated March 29, 2010, revealed Ricky’s homosexuality. He said, “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am.” He dated Carlos Gonzales Abella who is an economist but the two split up in January 2014. He now has been dating Jwan Yosef, a Syrian-Swedish painter, since April 2016. 5. John Travolta Image Source: oldcatlady.com Image Source: oldcatlady.com There have been rumors circulating around for years regarding whether or not Travolta is gay. Media coverage for this actor skyrocketed in 2009 after he experienced the loss of his son, Jett, who was only 16 at the time. Jett’s body was found by Jeff Kathrein, whom the media supposed was his lover at that time. 4. Chely Wright Photo Source: Theboot.com Photo Source: Theboot.com The country music singer came out publicly in 2007 although her close friends and immediate family have already known about her sexuality between 2004 and 2006. She became engaged to Lauren Blitzer, an LGBT rights advocate, on April 6, 2011. They got married on August 20 of that same year. 3. Kelly McGillis Photo Source: Afterellen.com Photo Source: Afterellen.com The actress identifies as a lesbian and came out in an interview she had with SheWired in April 2009. She entered into a civil union with sales executive, Melanie Leis, in 2010. The couple broke up in 2010. She is most known for her roles as Rachel Lapp in Witness, Charlie in Top Gun, and Atty. Kathryn Murphy in The Accused. 2. Jason Collins Photo Source: Si.com Photo Source: Si.com The retired American basketball player wrote the cover story for the May 6, 2013 Sports Illustrated issue; and that was where he came out as gay. His former fiancee, Carolyn Moos, learned about the revelation just shortly before aforementioned cover story. Jason has been in a relationship with producer, Brunson Green, as of June 2014 1. Matt Dallas Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com Photo Source: Picsofcelebrities.com The actor married his partner of 5 years, musician, Blue Hamilton, on July 5, 2015. They have a 2-year old son, Crow, whom they adopted on December 22, 2015. Matt is most famous for his title character in the series Kyle XY on the ABC Family. It sure is a good feeling to be out and accepted by most of the society. However, there are still many celebs out there who still prefer to keep their sexuality private. Do you know any more of them who should be included in this list? Share it with us.
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