This list contains information about celebrities who have gay siblings, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous actors, musicians, and politicians have gay siblings. Some of these celebrities support their gay siblings whole-heartedly, while others disagree with their lifestyle. One famous actress even changed religions after her brother came out as gay.
Who is the most famous person who has a gay sibling? Madonna tops this list. Her brother, Christopher Ciccone, is openly gay. He has worked with Madonna several times over the years, even appearing in the video for "Lucky Star."
Anne Hathaway's brother, Michael, is openly gay. The actress left the Catholic church due to their lack of acceptance of homosexuality. She said, "I couldn't support a religion that didn't support my brother. Now I call myself a nondenominational Christian, because I haven't found the religion for me."Are you surprised that so many famous people have LGBT siblings? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Chris Evans's brother, "One Life to Live" actor Scott Evans, is openly gay. Chris is an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights. He says, "It goes without saying that I'm completely in support of gay marriage. In 10 years we'll be ashamed that this was an issue."(Source 1, 2)
Birthplace: Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States of America
Mallrats director Kevin Smith's brother, Donald, is openly gay. When chatting with Pierce Morgan, Smith said, "I know my brother, he's a great guy, goes to church, doesn't screw anybody over, and yet he's still got some religious yahoos and politicos over to the side going: 'Change your ways or you're going to hell."(Source)
Birthplace: Red Bank, USA, New Jersey
Colin Farrell's brother, Eamon, is openly gay. Speaking out against bullying, Farrell said, "Whether it be the attacking of gay students, which I witnessed first hand happening to my own brother, or students who are in the minority as a result of race or religious beliefs or any other such characteristic that separates them from 'the norm,' it is all wrong and has no place in a just and compassionate country such as I know Ireland to be."(Source)
Birthplace: Castleknock, Republic of Ireland