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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  1. 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: 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
  2. 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: age 62
    • 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
  3. 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: age 81
    • Birthplace: Winsted, Connecticut, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Politician, Lecturer, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Fun with Dick and Jane, An Unreasonable Man, Who Killed the Electric Car?, Overdrawn!
  4. 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: age 51
    • Birthplace: USA, New Jersey, Newton
    • Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Ratatouille, Wet Hot American Summer, Dogma, Mystery Men
  5. 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
  6. 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: 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
  7. 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: 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
  8. 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: age 33
    • Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Singer
    • Credits: Dallas Buyers Club, Teenage
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