PHOTOS: Check Out Ten famous Celebrity Gay Couples
2 December, 2013
Rosie O’ Donnell and Michelle Rounds-Rosie O’Donnell came out of the closet in 2002.
In 2004, the comedienne, actress, author and television personality married Kelli Carpenter. By November 2009, the couple had split and Rosie was publicly seen with new girlfriend Tracy Kachtick-Anders only to split in 2011. Rosie then tied the knot with new girlfriend Michelle Rounds in 2012. The couple has an adopted daughter named Dakota.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita-After dating his boyfriend of nearly two years, Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family fame, tied the knot with lawyer Justin Mikita on July 20, 2013, in New York City. Their wedding was a lavish ceremony that boasted some famous names including Rebecca Romijn, Zachary Quinto, Mary Murphy and Padma Lakshmi.
The Sex and the City star was married to photographer Danny Mozes for 15 years before calling it quits. The couple has two children together. It was only in 2004 that Nixon began dating education activist Christine Marinoni. They even got engaged in 2009 and legalized their union in 2012. In an interview to The Daily Telegraph, Nixon was quoted saying that she was simply a woman in love with another woman.
David Furnish and Sir Elton John-Sir Elton John was engaged to his former lover, secretary Linda Woodrow and later even got married to Renate Blauel in an alleged bid to cover his sexuality. The singer however spoke about being bi sexual in a magazine before openly confessing in 1998 that he was comfortable being gay. At this point, Elton had divorced Renate Blauel. In 1993, John began dating David Furnish and the two even legalized their union by getting married. They have two children together through a surrogate mother.
Queen Latifah and Jeanette Jennings-Queen Latifah was dating Boo Trainer Jeanette Jenkins for eight years before Jeanette apparently dumped Queen, thus ending the relationship. Queen moved on quickly to date choreographer Eboni Nichols but singer Pink has been trying to rekindle the romance for them and make things work for the two as Jeanette is a good friend of the singer.
Matt Bomer and Simon Halls-White Collar actor Matt Bomer broke many hearts when he openly declared that he was gay in 2012. Considered hot property on Television and in Hollywood. (Bomer is rumoured to be considered as a replacement to Charlie Hunman in the screen adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey). The actor is in a relationship with publicist Simon Halls and the two have three kids together via surrogacy, including a pair of twins.
DJ Samantha Ronson and Lindsay Lohan-Lindsay Lohan denied her relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson for the longest time. Amidst media speculation, she finally opened up about her relationship with Samantha in December 2008. Though she denied being bi sexual in interviews, she finally admitted in an interview that she was in a relationship with the DJ and loved her. Lilo is apparently dating ex-football player Matt Nordgren.
Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak-Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons is in a relationship with boyfriend Todd Spiewak, an art director, for the past 10 years. The couple made their first public appearance together at the 2013 GLSEN Respect Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on October 18th 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris-He may be a womanizer of popular show How I Met Your Mother but Neil [Patrick Harris is gay in real life. Harris went public about his relationship with David Burtka in an interview to a magazine. The couple openly attended the Emmy awards in September 2007. Referring to Burtka as his ‘better half’, Harris and Burtka were secretly engaged and finally made an official announcement via Twitter. The couple was waiting for same sex marriages to become legal. They have two children together: three-year old twins Harper and Gideon.
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres-After a series of relationships, including a marriage with Mel Metcalfe, Ally McBeal star Portia de Rossi found true love in the form of famous talk show host Ellen De Generes. Though Portia was initially skeptical about being openly gay due to professional reasons, she ultimately spoke out. Married to Ellen for the past five years, the two met backstage during an award’s function. She even legally changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. Though there are rumours about the two splitting, Portia and Ellen couldn’t seem more in love.