These Celebs Have Zero Interest In Marriage, Ever
For many romantics, marriage is the ideal goal for a relationship. But despite the popularity of the concept, there are those who buck the trend. Not everyone wants an arrangement set in stone! Who are the chronic bachelors and bachelorettes of Hollywood?
Blonde bombshell Naomi Watts was always off the market, to the disappointment of millions. Paired with actor Liev Schreiber, the couple killed it on the red carpet for 11 years. They even raised two kids together! But these Hollywood lovers never actually made it official. Why not? They said, why knot!
Allegedly, they broke up. But they still isolated together during corona! According to Naomi: “We’re doing things very differently. I’m pretty proud of us, corny as that may sound...We’ve made it our absolute priority to be good and kind to each other and we’re absolutely committed to that.” Sounds like a happy deal, for all!
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Tyra Banks has never been married. The supermodel, talk show host, and reality show businesswoman might be seen as pretty busy. But is that the real reason she never officially paired off? According to Tyra, no: “My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to sweep me off my feet.”
Fans probably understand. She's a driven woman, and she's not going to get distracted easily! Still, Tyra has managed to date here and there. She was involved with photographer Erik Asla for four years, and they had a baby: Using a surrogate, they succeeded. But today, Tyra is single yet again! A co-parent, but not a wife — and no commitment in sight.
Fans loved Lucy Liu in Charlie's Angels, but that was awhile ago. Off screen, many don't actually know what she has been up to since the blockbuster. Laying low key, it seems that Lucy was having kids through a surrogate and becoming a mommy. No man was involved, though!
Although she has been an outspoken supporter of gay marriage, politically, she has not chosen any marriage path for herself. She even recently starred in a movie about a hopeless romantic, called Marry Me. Will she tie the knot, someday? So far, no plans in sight!
Leonardo DiCaprio does seem to be a hard one to pin down, even for a top model. Fans have definitely noticed he has his type, from Victoria's Secret model to Victoria's Secret model. Occasionally, even other models are involved. High fashion names like Gisele Bundchen, Bar Refaeli, and Erin Heatherton have all been longterm lovers. Nothing stuck, Leo?
These days, he is in his 40's and dating more models under 25. Leo has stated: "That time will come when that time comes. The truth is, you can't predict marriage. You can't plan it. It's just going to happen when it happens." Happy ending, unclear!
Sarah Silverman is always ready with a joke, and she has no shortage of male admirers out there. Fans have widely observed she seems to get more and more beautiful with age. But Sarah has never been so interested in more than a boyfriend. She loves long term love, but hates weddings!
In terms of dating, fans may remember that she was with Jimmy Kimmel for seven years. And then, Michael Sheen for four. Sarah once explained her outlook: “Why would I want the government involved in my love life?” A good question, and one that she seems to have answered for herself!
Jake Gyllenhaal has to be one of the most sought after bachelors in Hollywood, and he wants to keep it that way. At least, for now! He claims he just hasn't found the right girl yet, though he loves love. According to the actor: ''I believe in monogamy. I believe when you meet somebody who is right it will be right and you will stay there.”
Jake does claim that he wants stability, but he is focused much more on other things. Busy building an acting CV and working out at the gym every day, he has time to think about it! But no signs yet, ladies.
Charlize Theron has been on the Hollywood scene for a long time now, far away from her native South Africa. While she may have been involved in some pretty intense love stories in the movies, she has a different idea for her own life.
According to Char: "I haven't been in a relationship for a very long time. I never wanted to get married. Those are things that are not hard for me, because they're innately my truth. I find that people are somewhat perplexed by that, and also more with women, right?" Sounds like a hard no, at this point!
Kourtney Kardashian may have been one of the quieter personalities on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, but she always had her own story behind the scenes. Part of her love life was featured on TV, but fans wanted to know more. Why weren't Kourt and Scott married, even with kids?
Together for nine crazy years, things seem to have ended, for now. But Kourtney shared her choice with fans, awhile ago. She doesn't want to get married for the sake of saying she is a married woman. Plus, she explained: ''This is my life. I don't need a piece of paper to make it a family unit.'' Maybe, maybe not. Only next season will say for sure!
Owen Wilson has been in many, many romantic comedies. But what about his own story? Longterm relationships with Kate Hudson and Sheryl Crow were well-publicized but didn't lead to marriage. Instead, Owen has been busy with other activities: The actor is a dad, three times over with three different women!
In 2011, Jade Duell had a son. In 2014, Caroline Lindqvist gave birth to Owen's second son. Then, his daughter arrived in 2018, from Varunie Vongsvirates. At this time, they're all exes. Owen has made a commitment to being a single dad, but that's all!
Queen Latifah has conquered rap, theater, and comedy. She even won an Oscar, for Chicago! But one thing hasn't been addressed. Has QL succeeded in love? For whatever reason, little is known about this part of life. Fans are oh-so-curious, though!
The Hip Hop legend has never been married or engaged, and there don't seem to be plans for any aisles. Her personal life is so mysterious that there have been some lesbian rumors in the past. What is the truth? No one knows, and Queen likes it that way!
Office creator Ricky Gervais has explicitly expressed a desire to be unmarried, forever. In many ways, the man isn't traditional. The show proves it! Still, what is motivating his desire to remain legally single? Ricky has been in a relationship for more than 30 years, already!
Girlfriend Jane Fallon doesn't seem to be going anywhere, though. They're in love, just as things are. Ricky once explained: “I don’t think there’s any point to us getting married. We don’t want any more toasters, we never want our families to meet, that’d be terrible.” It just might be, Ricky!
Lauren Graham has been off of Gilmore Girls for a while now, but fans are not about forget the show. In the storylines, Lorelai herself was single. Eventually, viewers did see her walk down the aisle in a white dress. But it was only fiction! Real life is a bit different, as the actress has publicly explained.
The truth is, the actress isn't lonely at all. Why she's been dating actor Peter Krause for a decade! Apparently, they like things just as they are. No rush to say vows, maybe ever!
But all I wanna do is have some fun, said Sheryl Crow. She has a feeling she isn't the only one! And she's not wrong, many in Hollywood do not want to get married. Today, the singer is having a great time with her two sons by herself. She's been engaged before, but no deal. What's her explanation?
Sheryl says she has different feelings about the process, for the future. She explained: “I think I would skip the engagement part [next] time, having been engaged a couple times. If I was that close to getting married, I would just go do it.” Not totally against it, allegedly, but no commitment in decades!
Winona Ryder was famous for her relationship with 90's Johnny Depp. He even tattooed “Winona Forever’” on his arm during a three-year engagement with the actress. But it didn't last forever, as the story goes. Since then, has Winona tried again in the game of love?
According to Win: "I'd rather never have been married than been divorced a few times. Not that there's anything wrong with divorce, but I don't think I could do it if that was a possibility. When your parents are madly in love for 45 years, your standards are really high." Indeed, that's a standard!
Fans probably have no idea that Olivia Wilde was once married to royalty. No joke, it's true! At 19 years old, the actress married Prince Tao Ruspoli, a member of the Italian aristocracy. From 2003 to 2011, she tried to make it work. But she left to pursue acting, in the end!
In recent years, she has been with SNL funnyman Jason Sudeikis. They seem so compatible, fans agree. And they've had a baby! But neither seem to want marriage anytime soon, or possibly ever! According to Jason: ''I believe we won’t get married until weed is legal in every state.” Might be never, at that rate!
Oprah Winfrey is famously unmarried. But paired off for decades with the mysterious Stedman Graham, people assume she has love in her life. As a billionaire, she's probably busy with her businesses. But her choice to be legally single is intentional! Why did she go that route?
Oprah claims she wanted marriage, but she was worried about "the sacrifices, the compromises, the day-in-day-out commitment that was required to make a marriage work". She also said that an official marriage would have distracted her from work. Maybe she was actually married to The Oprah Winfrey Show, all along!
Kylie Minogue has been churning out the hits for decades now, singing and dancing way out in Australia. Sometimes, her tunes even reach the states! Fans have noticed she sings about love, but she herself is still single — past age 50! What's her philosophy on the matter?
After breaking off an engagement to actor Joshua Sasse, she has come to some conclusions. Major ones, actually! According to Kylie, she doesn't think marriage is for her, at all. She admitted: "I never thought I would get married. Just going through 'being engaged' seems like an experiment, because I'd never as a girl or in all my life had a vision of getting married." Honesty, refreshing!
Jamie Foxx has had plenty of girls in his time. Most recently, he was paired off with Katie Holmes, which wasn't a fling. They dated seriously for years, though they eventually ended things. Ladies are curious: Does Jamie actually want to walk down the aisle, someday?
According to the actor: “I don’t know if I’m built for marriage…When it comes to connecting with somebody then being like there…I know I could be long term in our connection.” Only time will tell if he is willing to sign, but the man does like relationships. No question about it, as anyone can see from his love life!
Kristin Davis played a very romantic character on Sex and the City, and fans will probably always associate her with Charlotte. But is that a fair comparison of personality? As it turns out, Kristin is just a good actress. She shares very little with her character's sensibilities!
According to Kristin: "Little girls who say, 'I want to get married'— I was never one of those girls. It's not that I wouldn't do it, but I don't see that I must do it or be unhappy. I'm perfectly happy [with] my single self." These days, she's a single mom. And no marriage plans, in sight!
Chelsea Handler makes plenty of jokes about dating on her show, and fans take her at her word. She has been pretty open about her desire to keep things fun, fun, fun. For years, she was against marriage for herself. Has that changed, by chance?
According to the comedienne: “It's not the concept of marriage I have a problem with. I'd like to get married too. A couple times. It's the actual wedding that pisses me off." She has joked about the formalities, quite a bit. So far, she's sticking to the single plan!
Jon Hamm may be confused with his character on Mad Men by fans, but he isn't quite the same man in real life. The iconic Don Draper is no model for love, though he may be for suits. Jon has not been twice divorced like the ad exec, but he has never been married, either. What's his explanation?
Though he is singlke now, he did date actress Jennifer Westfeldt for 18 years! According to Jon: “I don’t have the marriage chip, and neither of us have the greatest examples of marriage in our families. But Jen is the love of my life.” Sadly, no more. But next time it probably won't be legally binding, either!
The stunning Eva Mendes has done acting, modeling, and motherhood. Paired with the equally sought after Ryan Gosling, she seems like she is part of a permanent, happy couple on the red carpet. But surprise: They are not actually married, and they have no plans to change it!
The charming Eva explained: "I actually think it's really sexy to be with someone in your 50's and 60's and be like, 'That's my boyfriend.' I think husband and wife is just very unsexy." Boyfriend and girlfriend forever, it is!
Shakira has been with with Spanish soccer star Gerard Piqué for 10 years, but they are not married. They have two children and seem totally committed. Why not make it official? Music and sports fans alike are perplexed! Shakira actually has a lot to say on the matter, for those who want to understand her better.
The singer admitted: “To tell you the truth marriage scares the sh–t out of me. I don't want him to see me as the wife...I want him to see me as the lover, the girlfriend. I want to keep him on his toes. I want him to think that anything’s possible depending on behavior.” So far, so good!
Like other Hollywood stars against marriage, actress Diane Kruger has tried it out before. No one can say she doesn't know what it's like! For five years, she was the wife of Guillaume Canet. Today, he is with actress Marion Cotillard. And Diane is dating, but legally single!
Diane actually dated actor Joshua Jackson for 10 years after her divorce. She revealed her new views to fans: “I learned that I don’t believe in marriage. I believe in a commitment that you make in your heart. There’s no paper that will make you stay.” Too true, these days!
John Cusack is a bit of an enigma for tabloid sleuths and has been for decades. Despite being the star of classic romances, he doesn't seem to be in one. Or is he? All that is known is that the actor has never officially been married!
Lovesick in Say Anything certainly convinced fans that Jon had a romantic side. But he is an amazing actor, at the end of the day. Maybe it wasn't how he really felt all along. Or maybe it was, and the right woman never materialized. Still a mystery, and might be forever!
The loveable Diane Keaton is now in her 70's, but she has never been married. With a successful Hollywood career and two children, she seems pretty busy. Fans do secretly wonder, though, if she ever wanted to make a commitment. Was she actually against weddings?
Though she often publicly said she was happy she never married, she revised that in recent years. Diane admitted: “It’s not the worst tragedy. But I really wish I had bought myself a man! A good man who would be a great father, I really do. I think it’s a better way to go." Better late than never?
Marisa Tomei has been in plenty of on and off screen relationships with dashing men. But as of now, she isn't married. Logan Marshall Green and Robert Downey Jr. are two notable exes that didn't end up in a ceremony. But was that intentional, all along?
Actually, it might just be! According to the actress: “I’m not that big a fan of marriage as an institution, and I don’t know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings.” So far, no regrets in sight for Marisa Tomei.
Goldie Hawn has been married twice, so it can't be said she never believed in marriage. Clearly, she tried! The second time was to the father of Kate Hudson, her equally famous and equally blond daughter. But Goldie has taken a totally different approach over the last 30 years. What is the new plan?
Goldie has openly been with actor Kurt Russell the entire time. Neither have plans to make it legal, at all! She explained: If you have enough money, and enough sense of independence and you like your independence, there’s something psychological about not being married.” Maybe so, if these two prove anything!
Matt Dillon is a bit mysterious, these days. For one, he hasn't been on screen in the same way as he once was. Secondly, who is dating, nowadays? Fans remember his love life involved Cameron Diaz in the 90's, but that was decades ago. Is he married yet, or what?
According to Matt, it’s certainly nobody’s business. He shared: “I don’t believe that my life has to be a model for anyone, I’m entitled to a life that’s not flawless.” For now, no one knows if he has a strong stance against the concept. But indeed, he has never, ever walked down the aisle!
Whoopi Goldberg has had a remarkable career. Most see her on The View, these days. But before that, she won a Grammy, an Emmy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. From The Color Purple to Ghost to Sister Act, she had fans in every corner. But her love life wasn't as successful, it seems!
Interestingly, Whoppie has been married not once, but three times! It hasn't really worked out, though. At this point, she says she doesn't want anyone in her house! She reflected: "I'm the round peg, and marriage is the square hole. You can't have a square hole, can you?" Maybe not, Whoopie!
Literally nicknamed ''Money'', estimates of Floyd Mayweather's net worth ranges from $560 million to $1 billion. It's clear he is pretty busy in business outside the ring! All the training and hustling comes with a unique lifestyle, in his case. According to Floyd: "If you can take care of 20 women then you should have 20 women."
Floyd currently lives in a mansion with several girlfriends. Many would call it a modern-day harem! Although the boxer does have several children, it doesn't seem that he is interested in the concept of marriage anymore. In interviews, he advises married men to get divorced!
From Notting Hill to Love Actually, Hugh Grant has been a romantic comedy staple for much of his career. That's why lady fans have been so surprised to find out that the man himself has never been married! According to the actor: ''I think marriage is only necessary if you've got children. It's quite nice for them.''
Despite his 13-year relationship with Elizabeth Hurley and a child of his own with another woman, he didn't in fact take the jump. Now in his 60's, it's not clear Hugh Grant ever will!
Senator Lindsey Graham
Lindsey Graham is the most famous senator from South Carolina, and he's run for prez at least a few times. Americans know he's an ambitious guy, but they also noticed one thing a bit out of order. He's a lifelong bachelor, which only worked once in history: James Buchanan, the 15th president in the 1860's. Clearly, it never became a trend!
According to Lindsay: “At the end of the day, there’s nothing wrong about not being married...I don’t think there’s anything in the Constitution that says single people need not apply for president. And if it bothers some people, then they won’t vote for me. I offer what I offer.” For many, the mystery continues!
Emma Watson is well beyond the Harry Potter phase of her life. These days, she's past 30. And she's been getting a lot of pushy questions about relationships and marriage! According to the actress: "I never believed the whole 'I'm happy single' spiel...It took me a long time, but I'm very happy...I call it being self-partnered."
Maybe Emma still has a secret romantic dream. But it seems she is not putting a premium on it, ideologically. These days, she is pretty busy in her position as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. With travel from Bangladesh and Zambia to promote women's issues, she seems distracted from the question altogether!
Environmental and consumer activist Ralph Nader never won the presidency, but that doesn't mean he didn't try. Over the decades, the Green party rep spent a lot of time on the campaign trail all across America. With the travel, long-distance relationships must have been tough!
Now in his 80's, he still isn't married. His net worth is around $6 million, according to some estimates. And he's charming enough. What's the deal? It turns out that Ralph always thought he had to make a choice between his mission and marriage. He made a conscious choice long ago, in fact!