Various Hollywood actors have sold to us a certain image of themselves that may not be necessarily true. You may, therefore, come to the conclusion that they are excellent actors.
A quick check on some of those famous Hollywood actors will reveal to you that their real lives are not anything like what they portray to us on our screens.
Here are some of the famous Hollywood actors that you probably didn’t know they are gay in real life.
- Jim Parsons
Famously known for his role in the comedy series Big Bang Theory, Jim Parsons has a male partner.
He got married to graphics designer Todd Spiewak on May 13, 2017 after dating for 15 years.
This is contrary to his Big Bang theory role where he has a microbiologist girlfriend called Mayim Bialik.
Other than Big Bang theory, the four-time Emmy Award winner has also featured in the Muppets and Hidden Figures. He has also been recognised for broadway shows such as The Normal Heart and The Boys in the Band.
2. Guillermo Díaz
Mostly known for his role in ABC’s Scandal, the American actor is gay in real life.
Growing up, Diaz learnt how to cover up the fact that he was gay, something that he says has made him a good actor. He revealed his sexuality to the world in 2011.
However, it is not known whom Diaz is dating but back in 2012, he revealed to OUT Magazine that he was in a serious relationship with Mike Webb.
The actor has also made a name for himself by featuring in Half Baked, 200 Cigarettes and Stonewall.
3. Neil Patrick Harris
Known for his starring role in the sitcom How I met your Mother, Harris has a male partner.
He revealed his sexuality to the world in 2006 in People Magazine.
“I am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man, living my life to the fullest,” Harris was quoted saying.
He got married to actor David Burtka, on September 6, 2014 in Perugia, Italy.
Other major roles that the four-time Emmy winner has featured in include: Doogie Howser, M.D., How I Met Your Mother, and A Series of Unfortunate Events.
4. Wentworth Miller
He is best known for his acting role on Prison Break where he acted as Michael J Scofield.
The actor declared that he was gay in August 2013 when he wrote a letter declining an invitation to the Saint Petersburg International Film Festival. Miller said he could not attend because of Russia’s discrimination of gay people.
Miller has not confirmed whom he is currently dating but he has been rumoured to date actor Luke Macfarlane in the past.
5. Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Another famous actor who is gay is Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
On July 20, 2013 he married his boyfriend of two years, lawyer Justin Mikita.
Ferguson revealed that he had told his father of his sexuality three times – at 17, 19 and 21 years.