It’s definitely shocking to know that some of your favorite celebrities are gay. No doubt they are famous personalities, and this hidden reality may affect their lives. Some do not shy away from the truth which they openly share with their fans, though some of these celebrities’ admission of their homosexuality put an end to their career. You will be surprised to know the real sexual preferences of the following top 10 celebrities:
1 Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch has appeared in several guest roles over the past few years; however, her claim to fame is the character of Sue Sylvester in Glee. She came out as a lesbian after remaining ambiguous about her sexual orientation for many years.
2 Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and author. He started his career with a Spanish group when he was only twelve. After a few years with the group, he released many solo songs in Spanish. He has also worked as a stage and television actor in Mexico. In 1994, he appeared in a TV serial ‘General Hospital.’
Ricky Martin catapulted to fame during the ‘90s with his super hit single “Living La Vida Loca.” He was rumored to be gay for several years but he only confirmed his homosexuality in 2010.
3 Suze Orman
Suze Orman is a writer and a motivational speaker who has helped many Americans get rid of their debts and attain financial freedom. She identifies herself as a lesbian. She has also urged the president of the United States to support homosexuals in America.
4 Wanda Sykes
Wanda Skyes was born in Virginia. Her father was a colonel in the army whereas her mother was a banker. She graduated from Hampton University earning a degree in marketing. Her first job was as a contracting specialist at the NSA.
Wanda Sykes later became a stand up comedienne. Aside from that, she has worked in many films and hosted her own late night show. She is also an Emmy Award nominee. For seven years, she was married to Dave Hall but in 2008, she came out as a lesbian. She is an activist and fights for equal rights for everyone.
5 Anna Paquin
Anna Helena Paquin was born in 1982. She is a Canadian-New Zealand actress whose first movie was ‘The Piano.’ In March ’94, Paquin won an academy award for the same movie in the category of best supporting actress. She was only 11 at that time. She later worked in several notable films.
The actress is currently famous for her role in the show ‘True Blood.’ She is also known for playing the character of Rogue in X-Men. She has had several affairs in the past and openly admitted to being a bisexual in 2012; however, she also states that she likes to be with men. She is married to Stephen Moyer.
6 Jonathan Knight
Jonathan Knight was a member of ‘New Kids on the Block.’ The group was disbanded in 1994 but Knight has already left it. He became a real estate developer and refrained from making public appearances.
Jonathan Knight has never hidden his sexual orientation but he has never flaunted this fact either. When he was in the famous boy band, he was linked to a famous model. However, both of them denied this fact. He has been dating Harley Rodriguez for a couple of years now.
7 Jillian Michaels
Jillian Michaels was born in California and raised in Santa Monica. She did not have a great childhood which she, unfortunately, still recalls. She also had to tolerate verbal abuse from her classmates at school due to her odd physique. While attending the California State University, she had to work as a bartender and a trainer. She also worked with International Creative Management for a very short period of time.
Jillian Michaels is a personal trainer of celebrities and she is considered as one of the best in the business. She is a lesbian and very open about it. Michaels is regarded as someone who pushes people to become their best.
8 Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh to a barber named Joseph John, who died when the former was still very young. Quinto was raised by his mother who worked at a firm that helped clients with their investments. In 1995, he earned his graduate degree from Central Catholic High School. During his time at Central Catholic, he was awarded the Gene Kelly award for participating in a musical. Later, he went to drama school at the Carnegie Mellon University.
Zachary Quinto became famous when he took the role of Sylar in ‘Heroes.’ Later he played Spock in Star Trek. He is a versatile actor and is able to do justice with each role that he plays. Quinto is openly gay and seeks to support other people like him.
9 Andrew Rannells
Andrew Rannells is a singer and an actor. He is widely known for his Tony Award nominated performance in Broadway’s ‘Book of Mormon.’ He has performed in many other roles and also appeared as Elijah in ‘Girls.’
Rannells is gay and is open about it. He is also a staunch gay rights activist.
10 Lance Bass
Lance Bass was a member of NSYNC. He also dated Danielle Fishel in 2000. However, he came out as a gay in 2006 since he felt it was the right time to let everyone know about his sexual orientation. Lance is also a gay rights activist.