Person 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual

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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.

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.
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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: 56

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: 62

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

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: 81

Birthplace: Winsted, Connecticut, USA

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: 51

Birthplace: Newton, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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

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J. M. Barrie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Peter Pan creator J. M. Barrie is believed to have been asexual. Some people also fear that he may have been a pedophile because he was drawn to young children.

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Age: Died at 77 (1860-1937)

Birthplace: Kirriemuir, United Kingdom

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer, Playwright

Credits: Peter Pan, Hook, Tinker Bell, Peter Pan Return to Never Land, + more

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Paula Poundstone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Comedian Paula Poundstone identifies as asexual. She says, "It is hard to say a lot more about being asexual. I don’t like sex. Therefore, I don’t have sex. It frees up time, but that’s not by design, it’s just a bonus."

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Comedian

Credits: Home Movies, Science Court, When Stand Up Stood Out, Comedy Club Superstars The Paula Poundstone Show

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Karl Lagerfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld reportedly renounced sex after his partner, Jacques de Bascher, passed away in 1989.

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Age: 82

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

Profession: Art Director, Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer Artist, + more

Credits: Lagerfeld Confidential, The September Issue, Grand Theft Auto IV, Hollywoo

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Bradford Cox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 23 Famous People Who Are Asexual
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Deerhunter musician Bradford Cox has often stated that he is asexual in interviews. He has also identified as gay in recent years.

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Singer

Credits: Dallas Buyers Club, Teenage

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