There are quite a number of celebrities that got married more than four times in the past, just as there are other celebrities who have never been married. While some of them simply don’t believe in the institution of marriage, others have different and uncommon reasons why they prefer to remain and if possible, die without getting married.
Still, among the celebrities that have refused to get married, there are those who have lived with their partners for a very long time and even have children, but the idea of tying the knot doesn’t just appeal to them.
Famous Celebrities Who Never Married
1. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey is probably one of the most famous among celebrities who have never married. The interesting thing, however, is that she has been with her partner, Stedman Graham, longer than many other celebrities who have been married have stuck with their spouses.
Oprah and Graham have been dating since 1986 and then in 1992, they got engaged. Not too long afterward, they decided that the marriage thing was not for them and so they just remain as partners.
2. Al Pacino
Many would be surprised to find Al Pacino on our list of celebrities that never got married. The Academy-winning actor, Al Pacino has dated some of the biggest stars of Hollywood, but the Godfather actor has not had any reason enough to make him want to get married.
Heading into the 80s, Al Pacino who has dated women like Beverly D’Angelo, and Jill Clayburgh still remains unmarried. In 2018, it was reported that he was dating Israeli actress, Meital Dohan who was 39 at the time.
3. Leonardo DiCaprio
There was a time when Leonardo DiCaprio was probably the most handsome man in Hollywood and the most eligible bachelor. However, he has stayed away from getting married even though he is now into his 40s. The Inception actor has dated many women in the past including Helena Christensen, Gisele Bündchen, Toni Garrn, Kelly Rohrbach, and Camila Morrone.
4. Sheryl Crow
Singer, songwriter, and actress, Sheryl Crow has dated some of the most successful men in sports, film, and music. Still, she has never been married. She has been in relationships with men like Steve Bing, Lance Armstrong, and Kidd Rock.
In 2017, who has already adopted two kids, said she is still open to marriage.
5. Diane Keaton
Through the years, Diane Keaton has had her own fair share of relationships, but none ended with the walk down the aisle. She was linked to men like Steve Jobs, Woody Allen, Al Pacino, and Keanu Reeves but she has said the man she truly missed among all those she kissed is Matthew McConaughey.
Her most famous relationship which was on and off was with Al Pacino whom she said was also like her, not eager to get married. She has two adopted children- Duke Keaton and Dexter Keaton.
6. Bill Maher
With all his humor, Bill Maher is one person you can guess to easily attract women and probably keep them. However, he has found himself among the famous celebs who have refused to get married. He has dated women such as Cara Santa Maria, and Jasmine Boussem.
There was also Coco Johnsen, who sued him for $9 million because, according to her, he promised he was going to marry and support her. In his countersuit to have it dismissed, Maher said he was a confirmed bachelor and he did not promise marriage to the former Playboy Cyber Girl neither did he promise to support her.
7. Owen Wilson
Not many people would believe that Owen Wilson has already gone past 50 years, and there are even more who would not believe that the celebrity never got married. He has dated a good number of women in the past such as Varunie Vongsvirates, Scarlett Benchley, Caroline Lindqvist, Jade Duell, and Kate Hudson.
That said, he has Robert Ford Wilson, a son who was born by Jade Duell in 2011 and Finn Lindqvist Wilson who was birthed to him in 2014 by Caroline Lindqvist.
8. Benicio del Toro
Career-wise, Benicio del Toro has ticked every box for every award from the Academy Awards to Golden Globes, BAFTA Award and much more. With regards to relationships, he has dated some of the most exquisite women in Hollywood. However, none has led him to the altar, earning him a place on our list of celebrities who never married.
Among those he had a relationship with is Kimberly Stewart, with whom he had a daughter, Delilah who was born in 2011. He also dated Catherine Keener, Lindsay Lohan, Sara Foster, and Scarlett Johansson.
9. Allison Janney
For Allison Janney, she revealed that she may never get married. According to the actress, because of her height and because she is still not married, many people believe she is gay but she is not bothered by that. All she is interested in more than getting married is being happy and remaining sexy for as long as she can. Still, it is a surprise to see her among our list of celebrities who never married.
She has not openly dated many people in the past but was linked to Dennis Gagomiros as far back as the 1980s and then Richard Jenik between 2004 and 2006. Most recently, the actress has been linked in a relationship with Philip Joncas.
10. Jacqueline Bisset
Once touted as the most beautiful film actress of all time, Jacqueline Bisset is also a woman who has recorded great success in her acting career. Although she has dated several men whom she had as partners in the past, she is still among the celebrities that have never married.
From 1967 to 1973, her partner was Michael Sarrazin and then from 1975 to 1980, she had Victor Drai as her partner. The next man who was her partner between 1980 to 88 was Alexander Godunov. She also dated Vincent Perez between 1988 to 1992, and Emin Boztepe at different times between 1994 and 2008.
11. Adrien Brody
Next on our list of celebrities that never got married is the Hollywood actor, Adrien Brody.
As far as relationships are concerned, Adrien Brody has walked a very long way with some serious relationships in the past. However, he has never walked down the aisle. He has dated women like Elsa Pataky, Michelle Dupont, and January Jones. He has been in a relationship with Russian model Lara Lieto, who is 20 years younger than the actor, since 2013.
12. Seth MacFarlane
Next on our list of celebrities who never married is the comedian, actor and screenwriter, Seth MacFarlane. Not too many people would be surprised to find out that the Seth MacFarlane is not married since; thanks to Family Guy, there are many who do not realize that he has dated some of the most beautiful women in the entertainment industry. According to Emilia Clarke, while telling a joke in an interview with Glamour, the cons with dating Seth is that you are sure to get dating advice from strangers who do not understand what you are doing with a guy like that.
Seth has dated many women in the past, spending only a little time with them before ending it. He dated American actress Nicole Sullivan from 1998 to 2000, Kat Foster from 2007 to 2008, Kate Todd from 2008 to 2009, and different others. In 2018, Seth was linked to Halston Sage, an actress who is almost 20 years younger than him.
13. Ricky Gervais and Jane Fallon
There are those celebrities who have never married because they have not found love or because they are not sure, among other reasons. For the comedian – Ricky Gervais and English author – Jane Fallon, their reason for not getting married is simply that they do not believe there is anything like a God so it is only pointless for someone to make a ceremony before him in the name of marriage.
It’s not just marriage that the two are not interested in, but they are also not interested in having children since already, the world has too many children. Gervais and Fallon have been together since 1982. Their first meeting was in University College London where they both studied.
14. Queen Latifah
Speaking of celebrities who never got married, next up, we have Queen Latifah. First a rapper then singer and then an actress, there are many things to love about Queen Latifah. However, she has not found that much in anyone to settle down in marriage with. Although her relationship life has been quite mysterious, the actress once dated a man called Sean Moon.
Although she has never come out to state anything about her sexual orientation, there have been rumors that she has had girlfriends in the past. In 2018, there was the wild rumor that she was expecting her first child with her partner, Eboni Nichols who has been her girlfriend for a long time. The news was first broken by RadarOnline which shared pictures of Eboni with a baby bump.
15. Condoleezza Rice
It is not only the regular celebrities that we see every day on TV that have decided not to get married. Condoleezza Rice, former United States Secretary of State, has also never walked down the aisle.
Even though she has never been married before, she was once in a relationship with the former NFL star, Rick Upchurch, and the two even got in the 70s. However, she later ended the engagement and left him because she did not see the relationship working. Upchurch, on the other hand, is now married with children.