23 Famous People Who Are Asexual People
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23 Famous People Who Are Asexual

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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  1. 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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    about... Age: 56
    Birthplace: Davyhulme, United Kingdom
    Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Singer + 1 more
    Height: 5'10"
  2. 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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    about... Age: 51
    Birthplace: Newton, New Jersey, United States of America
    Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor + 2 more
    Institution: James E. Taylor High School, Providence College
    Height: 5'1"
  3. 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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    about... Age: Died at 77 (1860-1937)
    Birthplace: Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
    Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer, Playwright
    Institution: University of Edinburgh, Dumfries Academy, The Glasgow Academy
    Cause Of Death: Pneumonia
    Place Of Death: London, United Kingdom
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  4. 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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    about... Age: 62
    Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Consultant + 2 more
    Institution: Corcoran College of Art and Design
    Height: 6'2"
  5. 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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    about... Age: 56
    Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
    Profession: Comedian
    Institution: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School
  6. Politician Ralph Nader is believed to be asexual because of his lack of interest in romantic relationships.

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    about... Age: 81
    Birthplace: Winsted, Connecticut, United States of America
    Profession: Activist, Politician, Lecturer, Author, Actor + 1 more
    Institution: Gilbert School, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Princeton University
    Height: 6'3"
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