Celebrities Who Have Never Married
Marriage is a significant life goal for many people, but others couldn’t seem to care less about it. Front-page relationships are a way of life for celebrities, and a wedding for two members of Hollywood royalty sends the media world and fans into a frenzy. Although many Hollywood stars walk down the aisle an embarrassing number of times, some of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes have never been married, despite being involved in high-profile relationships. Read on to learn more about 30 huge celebrities who are surprisingly unmarried.
Ricky Gervais may technically be a bachelor, but he is definitely taken. Before he became famous, he met the love of his life while studying at "uni," as the British often refer to college. He has been involved with the same woman for more than 30 years, but they have never married.
Tyra Banks is a former supermodel and the longtime host of the hit reality competition America's Next Top Model. Although she has had plenty of hopeful suitors, she has had relatively few relationships. In the early 2000s, she dated ex-hockey player Mark Messier and investment banking CEO John Utendahl.
Sean "Diddy" Combs
Sean Combs has enjoyed serious long-term relationships with several beautiful women. In the early days of his career, he famously dated Jennifer Lopez. The late model Kim Porter is the mother of his oldest children. In early 2019, he broke up with Cassie Ventura, his longtime girlfriend — who is already the new wife of Alex Fine.
Oprah Winfrey has been romantically linked to Stedman Graham, a successful author and entrepreneur, for more than 30 years. Both members of the power couple are extremely successful in their own right when it comes to their careers. Marriage or not, the two lovebirds will probably be together forever.
Al Pacino is a loving father of three who has publicly declared himself to be a hopeless romantic, despite his tough exterior. He has had plenty of girlfriends who were celebrities and some who were not famous. Among the famous, Diane Keaton and Rose McGowan are notable names.
Shakira and Barcelona FC soccer player Gerard Pique seem joined at the hip, but surprisingly the two megastars have never tied the knot. Pique and Shakira have two children, Sasha and Milan, who share both of their parent's last names. She spends much of her time (when she's not working) in Barcelona.
Sheryl Crow is an extremely talented singer as well as a breast cancer survivor and an adoptive mother of two. Owen Wilson, Eric Clapton and Lance Armstrong are a few of her famous ex-boyfriends. She once said that relationships between two successful people often fail because one of those people has to give up a measure of success to support the other.
Jon Hamm may be single today, but he was in a thriving relationship with Jennifer Westfeldt for nearly two decades. The couple officially called things off in 2015. When they broke up, they released a joint public statement announcing the end of their relationship, which is more common with married couples but fitting for such a long-term relationship.
In between making the whole world laugh with his endless list of hilarious roles, Owen Wilson has enjoyed quite an active love life. His relationships have resulted in three children, the youngest of whom was born in 2014. Although he has dated a few famous women, most of Wilson's relationships have been with non-famous women he met in other ways.
Queen Latifah soared to fame in the ‘90s as a rapper, and she solidified herself as a household name when she starred in the sitcom Living Single. Although she has never made a point of hiding anything, Queen Latifah has refused to confirm or deny the rumors regarding her sexual orientation that have swirled for years.
Leonardo DiCaprio is a highly sought after man in Hollywood. Directors want to work with him, and many of his co-stars have commented that he was their teenage crush. He has dated Miranda Kerr, Rihanna, Bar Refaeli and more famous models than can be listed here.
Fans and the media seem to have a never-ending obsession with Rihanna's love life. Quickly dispelled rumors that she was pregnant have even surfaced in recent months. The singer and fashion designer has maintained long-term relationships with Chris Brown, Drake and Matt Kemp as well as short relationships with Shia LeBeouf and Travis Scott.
Taylor Swift is not even 30 years old, so it’s not really a big deal that she has never been married. What makes it seem strange is the sheer volume of relationships — and breakups — she has had. The media has focused so much attention on her many relationships that it almost feels like new stories of Swift being engaged to some new guy surface every week.
Despite a common misconception, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were never married. They were engaged for some time, but Theron ultimately ended their engagement. Before dating Penn, she was in a relationship with Stuart Townsend for almost 10 years.
Seth MacFarlane is the comedic genius behind Family Guy. In an interview with Parade, he mentioned that dating fellow entertainers has been very difficult because careers in Hollywood are so time-consuming that it’s hard to make time for each other. His longest relationship was with Emilia Clarke, who soared to fame on Game of Thrones.
Strangely enough, Winona Ryder could possibly be "accidentally" married. On the set of Dracula, an actual priest performed a wedding ceremony between Ryder and co-star Keanu Reeves. Despite the potentially legal ceremony, the two are friends but have never been romantically involved. She was engaged to Johnny Depp for a short time, but the couple never got married.
When Cristiano Ronaldo blossomed from being a gangly teenager on the Manchester United squad to being a handsome star with Real Madrid, he quickly rose to fame on all kinds of "sexiest athlete" lists. Although the world-famous soccer player has never been married, he's had two significant relationships.
Cam Newton, the star quarterback of the Carolina Panthers, and Kia Proctor are raising quite the cute little family, but the couple has never married, in spite of sharing three children. In fact, Kia Proctor is currently pregnant with baby number four.
Anyone who is a fan of classic coming-of-age teen angst movies instantly recognizes Matt Dillon as Dallas Winston from The Outsiders. Years after pulling off one of the most heartbreaking movie deaths ever, Dillon starred in There's Something About Mary, where he met Cameron Diaz.
Lucy Liu's iconic role in the modern Charlie's Angels movie cemented her spot in the court of Hollywood Royalty. More recently, she starred in the Sherlock Holmes-based spinoff Elementary. In the past, she has enjoyed relationships with George Clooney and William McCormack.
Matthew Perry played Chandler Bing and married Monica on Friends, but he has never walked a woman down the aisle off-screen. Starring in a hit sitcom takes up a lot of time, and Perry has said that he regrets not shifting some of his focus toward starting a family when he was younger.
Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes were a favorite couple of the tabloids for a while. At first, the couple kept their relationship very private. According to E! News and other sources, Holmes and Foxx are no longer dating. Although they were never the type of couple to make public declarations about each other, they were clearly not hiding toward the end of their relationship.
Marisa Tomei has starred in everything from My Cousin Vinny to A Different World, and her acting career is far from over. Tomei's relationship with Robert Downey Jr. had all the makings of a Hollywood romance novel. They met on the set of a movie, and during their relationship, they played on-screen couples in four different movies.
Although the former couple is not currently together, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick were such a famous couple that it's hard to believe they were never married. Despite her lengthy love affair, which resulted in three children with "Lord" Disick, Kourtney Kardashian has never said vows.
Mindy Kaling's real-life and on-screen life are so similar it's almost uncanny. Kelly Kapoor on The Office had an on-again-off-again relationship with Ryan, and Kaling and B.J. Novak have had a similar relationship in real life. On The Mindy Project, Kaling was really pregnant at the same time her character grappled with impending single motherhood.
Lauren Graham, the beloved matriarch on the hit drama Gilmore Girls, has been involved in a few real-life love stories that are worthy of a movie. After recently getting close to co-star Peter Krause on the set of Parenthood, the stars have enjoyed a beautiful relationship that is still going strong.
As the late originator of the iconic Chanel fashion house, Coco Chanel left an indelible mark on the world of fashion. Although she lent her name to plenty of clothing, she never changed her name for a man. Of course, she certainly wasn’t a single woman.
Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is one of the fastest men to have ever walked (run?) the earth, but his jet-setting lifestyle puts a strain on relationships. Although he tries to keep his love life private, the eligible Jamaican bachelor has been linked to two women throughout his career.
Chelsea Handler is nothing short of a media mogul. Although she may not be the frontwoman in every production she's involved in, she is an extreme success in the entertainment industry. The former talk show host previously dated 50 Cent, Bobby Flay and Andre Balazs.
One of Diane Keaton's most famous love interests was Al Pacino. She once said they were both getting older when the two dated, and Pacino made it clear he was not looking for the commitment of marriage.