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This list contains information about famous people who are asexual, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, comedians, and politicians identify themselves as asexual. Some of these celebrities had relationships early in their lives and later became celibate, while others have never had a romantic relationship of any kind.

Who is the most famous person who is asexual? Morrissey tops this list. The former Smiths singer has often said that he is asexual and celibate. His autobiography revealed that at one time he did have a romantic relationship with Jake Walters. Morrissey is also quoted as saying, "Unfortunately, I am not homosexual. In technical fact, I am humasexual. I am attracted to humans. But, of course... not many."

Comedian Janeane Garofalo identifies herself as asexual in her stand-up act. She says, "I don't have a fear of intimacy, I have sort of a genuine lack of interest." Fashion consultant Tim Gunn is believed to be one of many famous asexual people as well. He has stated that he hasn't been in a relationship since the early 1980s. Other celebs who have claimed to be of asexuality include Paula Poundstone and Mike Skinner. Featuring celibates and more, this list has it all. 

Are you surprised that so many celebrities are asexual? Which of these asexual celebrities are you most surprised by? Share your thoughts in the comments section and see if you already knew of any of the celebs on this list of asexual people.


Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Former Smiths singer Morrissey has often said that he is asexual and celibate. His autobiography revealed that at one time he did have a romantic relationship with Jake Walters.

Morrissey is also quoted as saying, "Unfortunately, I am not homosexual. In technical fact, I am humasexual. I am attracted to humans. But, of course... not many."

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Age: 57

Birthplace: Davyhulme, United Kingdom

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Singer, + more

Credits: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Shaun of the Dead, (500) Days of Summer, Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Tim Gunn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Fashion consultant Tim Gunn is believed to be asexual. He has stated that he hasn't been in a relationship since the early 1980s.

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Consultant, + more

Credits: The Smurfs, Project Runway, The Revolution, Sofia the First, Models of the Runway, + more

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Ralph Nader is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Politician Ralph Nader is believed to be asexual because of his lack of interest in romantic relationships.

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Age: 83

Birthplace: Eastern United States, New England, Connecticut, United States of America, United States, + more

Profession: Activist, Politician, Lecturer, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: Fun with Dick and Jane, An Unreasonable Man, Who Killed the Electric Car?, Overdrawn!

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Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Comedian Janeane Garofalo identifies herself as asexual in her stand-up act. She says, "I don't have a fear of intimacy, I have sort of a genuine lack of interest."

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Age: 52

Birthplace: USA, New Jersey, Newton

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor, + more

Credits: Ratatouille, Wet Hot American Summer, Dogma, Mystery Men

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