1. Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka – 12 Years Together
Sometimes, love can surprise us by appearing in unexpected ways. That’s exactly what happened to Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. One day, they happened to be at the same street corner in New York City, and Neil felt a strong connection with David, as if he had been struck by cupid’s arrow. He was so certain about his feelings that he made an effort to be present at every place they met.
Neil’s persistence paid off, and eventually, they decided to live together. When the time came, Neil proposed to David at the very spot where they first met. In October 2010, they welcomed their children, Gideon and Harper, through a surrogate. Finally, in September 2014, after the same-gender marriage bill was passed, they officially legalized their union and became a married couple.
2. Maria Bello And Dominique Crenn– 3 Years Together
Dominique Crenn is a famous French chef who achieved an incredible feat by being the only American woman to receive three Michelin stars. Despite her amazing culinary career, she also found love with Maria Bello, a renowned actress, playwright, and producer. Both women are excelling in their fields and breaking down societal barriers. They began their romantic relationship in 2019 and got engaged during a romantic trip to Paris in December of that year. The couple publicly announced their engagement in February 2020 at Elton John’s annual Oscar celebration.
3. Catherine Bell And Brooke Daniells – 10 Years Together
Brooke Daniells and Catherine Bell are talented individuals in different fields. Catherine is a well-known actress, while Brooke excels as a photographer and event planner. They share many similarities, and that’s why they fell in love and ended their previous marriages to be together.
In 2012, they met at the museum where Brooke worked. At that time, both of them were married and had two children each. Eventually, they moved in together with all four kids in mid-2012 and have been living in a ranch house in Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, ever since.
4. RuPaul Charles And Georges LeBar – 5 Years Together
RuPaul Charles, the host of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” is famous for being charismatic, unique, determined, and intelligent. However, not many people know about his partner, Georges LeBar. They have been together for almost 20 years and got married in a quiet ceremony in Wyoming in 2017.
Despite their 13-year age difference, they were instantly attracted to each other while dancing. LeBar prefers to stay away from the media and doesn’t seek attention like RuPaul does. Although they have been together for over 20 years, they have chosen not to have children due to their busy lives and schedules.
5. Cynthia Nixon And Christine Marinoni – 18 Years Together
In the popular HBO show called “S** and the City” from 1998, there is a character named Miranda Hobbes who is a strong career woman and faces some challenges in her relationships with men. In real life, the actress Cynthia Nixon, who portrays Miranda, has been married to Christine Marinoni for around ten years. What makes their story special is that they share a passion for the same causes.
Marinoni helped establish a non-profit organization called the Alliance for Quality Education, and it was at a protest for smaller class sizes in New York’s public schools where Nixon and Marinoni first met. They started dating in 2004 and eventually got married in May 2012, after the Marriage Equality Act was passed in the city.
6. Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi – 22 Years Together
Ellen DeGeneres is known for being a funny talk show host, so it’s not surprising that Portia de Rossi fell in love with her. They are considered important figures for the LGBTQ+ community because they are open about their orientation and their love story inspires others. They first met in 2000 but didn’t start dating until 2004. De Rossi’s decision to publicly come out as gay was influenced by their relationship, which began after a TV awards show. They got married in August 2008, showing that love can overcome obstacles.
7. Samira Wiley And Lauren Morelli – 6 Years Together
Whenever Hollywood stars Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley appear together on the red carpet, we can’t help but admire them. Their relationship is like a classic love story in Hollywood: they met while working on “Orange Is the New Black,” quickly became friends, and eventually fell in love.
It took some time for them to become close, but they eventually spent more time together and developed a strong friendship. On October 4, 2016, Wiley shared a picture on Instagram with Morelli and a beautiful diamond ring to announce their engagement. They got married in March 2017 in Palm Springs, California.
8. Elton John And David Furnish – 29 Years Together
Elton John and David Furnish have been together for more than 20 years. They are known for supporting same-gender marriage and often attend events together, holding hands and posing for pictures. They met in 1993 when Elton hosted a dinner to meet new people, and it turned out to be a great decision because he found the love of his life. They were one of the first couples to get married when same-gender marriages became legal in the United Kingdom.
9. Brad Goreski And Gary Janetti – 5 Years Together
Brad Goreski, a famous stylist, and Gary Janetti, a producer and writer for Family Guy, have been in a strong and lasting relationship. They got married in December 2017 on a beautiful cruise ship in the Caribbean. However, their love story started even earlier, as they got engaged in 2014 after dating for 13 years. They first met in Athens and have both achieved success in their careers. Despite the passage of time, their love for each other remains strong.
10. Don Lemon And Tim Malone – 7 Years Together
Don Lemon, the host of “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon,” has been on TV for a long time. He worked on shows for CNN, NBC, and local TV stations before getting his own show in 2021. He is successful in his professional life and also happy in his personal life.
Lemon has been dating Tim Malone, a real estate broker, since 2015. They met in Bridgehampton, four years after Lemon came out as gay in his book called “Transparent.” They started off as friends and their feelings for each other grew over time. They got engaged in 2019 and although they haven’t gotten married yet, they are still a strong and loving couple.
11. Jesse Tyler Ferguson And Justin Mikita – 9 Years Together
Justin Nathaniel Mikita, a producer, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, an actor from the show “Modern Family,” started dating and later got engaged in September 2012. Their wedding took place on July 20, 2013, in Manhattan, and was officiated by writer Tony Kushner. The couple loves showing affection publicly and they have a son together who was born in July 2020.
In addition to their careers, they are also co-owners of a website called TieTheKnot.org. This website promotes fairness for everyone, regardless of marital status, and supports LGBTQ+ civil rights. It also keeps a record of marriages of various LGBTQ+ couples.
12. Jim Parsons And Todd Spiewak – 20 Years Together
Since he gave an interview to The New York Times in 2012, Jim Parsons from The Big Bang Theory has always made sure to express his love for his spouse, Todd Spiewak. They are one of the most adorable couples in Hollywood and have been together for more than 20 years.
Parsons and Spiewak met on a blind date set up by friends in 2002 and instantly clicked. Although their relationship became public when Parsons came out, they waited some time before getting married in May 2017 at the Rainbow Room in New York.
13. Kevin McHale And Austin P. McKenzie – 5 Years Together
Kevin McHale is most famous for playing Artie Abrams, a character in the TV show “Glee” who uses a wheelchair. He is currently dating Austin P. McKenzie, who is also a performer. After working together on a TV series called “When We Rise” in 2017, which focused on LGBTQ+ rights in the US, rumors started circulating about their relationship.
Eventually, McHale confirmed their relationship by sharing a sweet photo of them cuddling on Instagram. This made their fans excited and supportive. Since then, the couple has been sharing glimpses of their adorable love life on social media, bringing joy to their followers.
14. Wanda Sykes And Alex Sykes – 14 Years Together
Wanda Sykes may seem tough, but her love story with her spouse, Alex, is actually heartwarming. They met while on a boat trip to Fire Island, New York. Alex was talking to a baby and Wanda was instantly captivated. They didn’t start dating right away, but fate eventually brought them together when Wanda needed help with her wardrobe. A mutual friend introduced them, and the rest is history. Their love story has had its ups and downs, but their love has endured.
15. Nina Ansaroff And Amanda Nunes – 10 Years Together
It looks like couples who exercise together stay together. This is the story of Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff, who are both passionate UFC athletes. They met in 2012 while training at the American Top Team gym in Florida and became friends. They got along really well, and in 2018, they announced their engagement publicly.
Nunes is one of the top mixed martial artists in the world and is known for being one of the best female fighters. With her wife’s unwavering support, she has accomplished a lot in her career. In September 2020, they happily welcomed a beautiful daughter into their lives.
16. Orlando Cruz And Jose Manuel Colon – 9 Years Together
Orlando Cruz created a historic moment in October 2012 by openly announcing that he is gay. This made him one of the first athletes and professional boxers to do so. It took a lot of courage and strength for him to make this declaration, and his partner, Jose Manuel Colon, must have been proud of him.
In important boxing matches, Cruz shows his support for the LGBTQ+ community by wearing pink gloves and rainbow boxer shorts. He and his partner got married in a small ceremony in Central Park in November 2013.
17. Samantha Fox And Linda Olsen – 6 Years Together
Samantha Fox, a former model, started dating Linda Olsen in 2016 after her previous partner, Myra Stratton, passed away in 2015. Four years later, on Valentine’s Day in 2020, they got engaged during a nice dinner. Unfortunately, they had to delay their wedding due to the pandemic. Samantha is known for her roles in “Three Kinds of Heat” and an episode of “Loose Women.” She also had a successful singing career. Linda is Samantha’s tour manager, just like her ex-partner.
18. Matt Dallas And Blue Hamilton – 16 Years Together
Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton are a couple who like to share their daily lives with their fans on social media. They have a popular YouTube page where they talk about their home improvements and their marriage. Matt, who is known for his role in the TV show “Kyle XY,” married Blue, a singer, in July 2015. They dated for six years before getting married.
A few months later, they adopted their first son, Crow. They later welcomed Rosa into their family, making them a family of four. Both Matt and Blue are strong supporters of the LGBTQ+ community. They often share adoption-related advice on their social media profiles because of their own experiences.
19. Matt Bomer And Simon Halls – 13 Years Together
Unlike the intense and scary characters he played in “The Sinner” and “American Horror Story,” Matt Bomer prefers to live a quiet life. He and his partner, Simon Halls, who is a PR expert, like to keep things private.
Many fans don’t know that this talented actor was married for more than ten years, even though famous people in Hollywood usually have extravagant weddings. Bomer first met Halls in 2008 when he hired him as his publicist. They got married in 2011 but kept it a secret until they announced their marriage to the public in 2014.
20. Caitlyn Jenner And Sophia Hutchins – Unknown
Celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner find it hard to have a personal life because they are always in the spotlight. Since Caitlyn’s transition, people have been curious about her romantic relationships. This is why her connection with Sophia Hutchins is a puzzle. There have been rumors about their relationship, but Hutchins denies them. According to her, even though they live together in Jenner’s Malibu mansion, their relationship is purely platonic. Hutchins sees Jenner as a close friend and a parental figure.
21. Ricky Martin And Jwan Yosef – 6 Years Together
Instagram has brought together numerous celebrities. For example, Nick Jonas and Sophie Turner found love on this photo-sharing social media platform. Another famous couple who met on Instagram is Ricky Martin, the singer of “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” and Jwan Yosef. Martin was impressed by Yosef’s work displayed on Instagram, and they started chatting through direct messages.
Despite living far apart, they began a relationship in 2016 and finally met in person after six months. During an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in November 2016, Martin announced their engagement, and they got married in 2017.
22. DeWanna Bonner And Candice Dupree – 6 Years Together
DeWanna Bonner and Candice Dupree fell in love while playing basketball for the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA. They are both moms and have a strong bond with their families. Their families have been incredibly supportive, and without them, they wouldn’t have been able to manage their busy lives.
They began dating in the 2010s and got married on November 4, 2016, surrounded by their loved ones and teammates. They now have twin children who were born in July 2017, and their marriage is filled with happiness.
23. Lance Bass And Michael Turchin – 8 Years Together
Lance Bass from NSYNC announced that he is gay after the band broke up in 2006. In September 2013, he met Michael Turchin at a friend’s party in Palm Springs. At first, Turchin was nervous about talking to a famous singer, but they quickly became close friends.
In 2014, their bond grew stronger during a stay at the Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Bass and his husband shared the happy news of their twins, born through a surrogate, on Instagram on June 1st, 2021, which was also the first day of Pride Month. The adorable babies arrived in November 2021.
24. Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black – 9 Years Together
In May 2022, Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Black celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. They shared lovely pictures of themselves with their beautiful son on social media. Black and Daley met in 2013 at a dinner in Los Angeles and instantly fell in love.
They began dating and got engaged in 2015. In May 2017, they had a wedding at Bovey Castle in Devon. Their child was born through surrogacy in June 2018, and they are loving every moment of being parents together.
25. Billy Porter And Adam Smith – 13 Years Together
Billy Porter has been a captivating presence on stage and in movies for a long time. He has been in a relationship with Adam Smith for a very long time, and they celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in 2022. They first met in February 2009 at a dinner and their unexpected encounter turned into a beautiful and long-lasting relationship. Although they broke up in 2010 and spent five years apart, they eventually found each other again and got back together in 2015. In 2017, Porter proposed to his partner and they got married a few weeks later.
26. Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent – 8 Years Together
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, who work in the design and creative industry, seem to be a perfect match. They met while collaborating on a project called “The Rachel Zoe Project.” In 2012, they crossed paths while looking for furniture and instantly felt a connection. Their love story is like something out of a fairy tale, and they got married in 2014, just two years after they met. They have a beautiful family with two children and also invest in real estate together.
27. Rebekkah Brunson And Bobbi Jo Lamar – Unknown
In the past, gay athletes had to hide their sexual orientation because they were afraid of being excluded. Nowadays, gay sportsmen proudly display their relationships. Rebekah Brunson, an assistant coach for the Minnesota Lynx in the Women’s National Basketball Association, has chosen to keep her family life private. In September 2018, Brunson and her partner, Bobbi Jo Lamar, had a baby together. We don’t know exactly how long they have been together, but they have a strong connection and even share a business called Sweet Troo Vi.
28. Antoni Porowski And Kevin Harrington – 3 Years Together
During the 2020 pandemic, many people discovered their talents, some relationships ended, and others grew stronger. For Antoni Porowski, the author of the “Let’s Do Dinner” cookbook, the lockdown was a blessing because it helped him strengthen his relationship with his partner, Kevin Harrington.
They started going out and chatting on Instagram. They were seen together at different events, like Heidi Klum’s Halloween party. They had the opportunity to spend time together and deepen their connection, and they even adopted a cute rescue dog who is now a regular feature on their Instagram posts.
29. Cheyenne Jackson And Jason Landau – 9 Years Together
Cheyenne Jackson, a well-known actor, is more than just a pretty face with a great smile. His wonderful relationship with Jason Landau proves that. They met at a health clinic in 2013 when they were both having a difficult time. Their love grew rapidly, and a few months later, they got engaged. They didn’t wait long after their engagement, as they got married in September of the same year. Now they live happily together with their twin daughters, sharing their family’s joyful moments on social media for their friends and fans to enjoy.
30. Ryan Murphy And David Miller – 26 Years Together
Ryan Murphy has achieved great things in both his work and personal life. He is married to David Miller, a talented photographer whose work is popular on Instagram. They met in a restaurant in Los Angeles in 1996 and fell in love. After being friends for 14 years, they started dating in 2010. Two years later, they got married in a simple ceremony in Massachusetts with only their officiant present. While they sometimes share updates on social media, they prefer to keep their family life private.
31. Greg Berlanti And Robbie Rogers – 9 Years Together
Greg Berlanti, a famous TV producer known for shows like “Supergirl” and “Dawson’s Creek,” had a perfect meeting with his crush that could have been straight out of a movie. They were introduced by a mutual friend at a rooftop Pride party in 2013, where the friend jokingly introduced Robbie Rogers as Berlanti’s “next boyfriend.”
At the time, Rogers was a professional soccer player who had just joined the Los Angeles Galaxy. They started off as friends, but their relationship quickly grew into something more romantic. In 2017, they legally tied the knot and became a family when they had their first child. Two years later, they welcomed their second child, Mia, and their little family expanded.
32. Tom Bosworth And Harry Dineley – 6 Years Together
Tom Bosworth, a race walker from Team GB, asked his partner Harry Dineley to marry him in a stunning place. After finishing sixth in the walking competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Tom got on one knee and proposed.
The romantic moment took place on the beautiful Copacabana beach, with a cool breeze blowing around them. It was an irresistible proposal for Dineley, and their engagement encouraged other athletes to do the same. Although they’re not married yet, the couple is still deeply in love and their relationship is going well.
33. Craig Burns And Luke Sullivan – 3 Years Together
Australia celebrated the introduction of new laws allowing same-gender marriage with fireworks. Among the first couples to marry under these laws were Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan, who had been dating for three years. They got engaged a few months earlier on the Gold Coast at Byron Bay. Their intimate country wedding took place early on January 9, 2018, with 50 close family members and friends in attendance. The couple was thrilled that everything went according to plan and they were overjoyed with the outcome.
34. Melissa Etheridge And Linda Wallem – 18 Years Together
Linda Wallem and Melissa Etheridge first met many years ago when Wallem was producing a show called “That ’80s Show.” Although Etheridge couldn’t play the part Wallem had in mind, they discovered they had a lot in common and became close friends. Eventually, they fell in love while raising Etheridge’s children together. After being friends for many years and dating for three, they got married in 2014 in Santa Barbara with over a hundred guests present.
35. Abby Wambach And Glennon Doyle – 6 Years Together
Glennon Doyle, an author and activist, and Abby Wambach, a soccer player, caught the media’s attention in 2017 when they publicly announced their marriage. It was surprising because they had only dated for a few months and had recently divorced their previous spouses.
What’s interesting is that Doyle had never been in a romantic relationship with a woman before and didn’t realize her orientation until that time. In 2016, they met at a librarian convention while promoting their new books. It turned out to be a perfect match! Looking at their social media posts, it seems like they are enjoying their time together and their relationships are going well.
36. Brittney Griner And Cherelle Watson – 4 Years Together
WNBA player Brittney Griner was married to another athlete named Glory Johnson, but their marriage didn’t last long and they got an annulment after just 28 days. You might think that Griner would be hesitant to get married again. However, she found love again through a friendship she made while studying at Baylor University.
In August 2018, Griner got engaged to Cherelle Watson, and they were very happy. The couple got married in June 2019. Unfortunately, things have been tough for the family since February 2022. Griner was arrested in Russia for having drugs and was eventually convicted in August 2022.
37. Barry Manilow And Garry Kief – 44 Years Together
If you think same-gender relationships don’t last, here’s an example that proves otherwise. Barry Manilow and Garry Kief are a well-known couple who have been together for a very long time. They started dating over 40 years ago and are still together today. They met in 1978 and got married secretly in 2014, but they didn’t make their first public appearance as a couple until April 2017 on “The One Show.” Besides being Barry Manilow’s manager, Garry Kief is also the CEO of Barry Manilow Productions.
38. Chely Wright And Lauren Blitzer – 9 Years Together
Chely Wright broke new ground for the queer community by being one of the first country music artists to openly announce that she was gay. Her bravery and honesty led her to find the love of her life, Lauren Blitzer. Just two weeks after coming out, she met Blitzer and they were able to openly explore their relationship, without hiding like they had in the past. The next year, they had a wedding with 200 guests on Blitzer’s aunt’s farm in Connecticut. In 2013, they were blessed with twin boys named George Samuel and Everett, named after their great grandfathers.
39. Jonathan Knight And Harley Rodriguez – 7 Years Together
Jonathan Knight, an HGTV celebrity, and Harley Rodriguez, an actor from “Sweet Valley High,” have been together for more than ten years. It’s heartwarming to see how well they get along. They were introduced by a friend in Los Angeles and decided to follow their hearts.
Their love grew even stronger when they appeared as a couple on “Amazing Race” in 2015. In November 2016, they went to Africa with their moms, and that’s where Knight proposed during a fancy dinner. They planned to get married in 2021, but the pandemic caused them to postpone their wedding.
40. Robin Roberts And Amber Laign – 17 Years Together
Robin Roberts and Amber Laign have been a great couple for more than ten years. They met on a blind date in 2005 and kept their relationship a secret for almost ten years. But their love grew stronger in private. After Robin came out as LGBTQ+ in 2013 and started talking openly about their relationship, their bond became even closer. Sharing special moments together has definitely made their relationship even better.
41. Michael Kors And Lance LePere – 31 Years Together
Lance LePere and Michael Kors met in 1990 when Lance was interning at Michael’s office. They became a couple despite their 12-year age difference and were together for 20 years. In August 2011, they got married after same-gender marriage became legal. Their wedding took place on a beach in Southampton, New York, and was a beautiful celebration of their love. Besides their successful business, they have both been involved in many charitable projects over the years.
42. Rob Kearney And Joey Aleixo – 8 Years Together
The well-known strongman Rob Kearney told his story in a picture book called “Strong” that was made for kids. Rob has many fans and followers who are proud of what he has achieved, but there is one person who is his biggest supporter – his husband Joey Kearney. Both Rob and Joey love fitness and they inspire LGBTQ+ athletes. They have been together since September 2014, after Kearney expressed his love for Rob on Facebook. The couple got married on March 17, 2019, on Australia’s Half Moon Bay Beach.
43. Karine Jean-Pierre And Suzanne Malveaux – Undisclosed
Karine Jean-Pierre is a political advisor who currently works as the White House press secretary for President Joe Biden. She is known for being the first Black person to hold this position and for openly discussing her personal orientation. Jean-Pierre is in a committed relationship with Suzanne Malveaux, a television news journalist from CNN. They live in Washington and have one adopted daughter. Although they keep their relationship private, whenever they appear in public, their love for each other is evident.
44. Anya Battaglino And Madison Packer – 4 Years Together
Anya Battaglino and Madison Packer, who both play for the National Women’s Hockey League, got engaged in July 2018 and got married in August 2019. Their wedding was a very happy moment for the league. They had a beautiful wedding at Gurney’s Resort in Rhode Island, with a lighthouse in the background. Anya shared her excitement on social media and posted cute pictures on Instagram to show how happy she was to become a Packer. In 2020, they had a baby boy, which added more joy to their union.
45. Jake Barreau And Hunter Bishop – 4 Years Together
Jake Barreau had a hard time deciding whether to publicly reveal his sexual orientation because he was afraid it might affect his coaching career. However, with the love and support of his family and friends, he finally made the decision. Fortunately, everything went smoothly for him.
As an assistant volleyball coach at the University of Oklahoma, Barreau excelled in both his personal and professional life. He found a way to have a successful career and be married to Hunter Bishop without having to sacrifice either. They got married in 2018, although it’s unclear when they started dating.
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