LGBT Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s

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List of famous gay people in their 40s, which is also, then, a list of notable LGBT celebrities born in the 1970s. The '70s were an important time for gay, lesbians and bisexual people. The decade was more or less the beginning of the modern gay rights movement, so it's not too surprising to see more names on this list as opposed to some a few decades earlier. You will see singers like Ani DiFranco, Ricky Martin, and Rufus Wainwright, actors like Neil Patrick Harris and Portia Di Rossi, and athletes like Sheryl Swoopes, and John Amaechi.

The famous gay people on this list have identified themselves as being gay, lesbian and bisexual and were born in the 1970s. There are no people listed here who are only rumored to be gay, everyone on this list are confirmed famous gay celebrities. The LGBT community is proud to include the notable people on this list, which includes famous gay politicians, famous gay singers and gay celebrities.You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of famous homosexuals born in the 1970s to start your own list.

Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 43 - Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as ...more

Drew Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 44 - Drew Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, model, producer, director and author. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a ...more

Fergie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 43 - Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, rapper, television host, and actress. She is the female vocalist for the hip hop group The Black Eyed ...more

Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 45 - Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, magician, singer, and television host. He is known for playing Barney Stinson in the television comedy series How ...more

Jenna Jameson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 44 - Jenna Jameson is an American entrepreneur, webcam model and former adult movie actress, who has been called the world's most famous adult-entertainment performer. She started acting in adult ...more

Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 46 - Portia Lee James DeGeneres, known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian actress, model and philanthropist, known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally ...more

Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 40 - Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., known professionally as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger, columnist and television personality. His blog, PerezHilton.com, is known for posts covering gossip ...more

Briana Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 40 - Briana Banks is the stage name of a German American mature film actress and model. She is the Penthouse Pet of the Month for June 2001.

Kristanna Loken is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 39 - Kristanna Sommer Loken is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, BloodRayne, and Painkiller Jane.

Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 47 - Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five ...more

Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 45 - Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of ...more

Bai Ling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 52 - Bai Ling is a Chinese-American actress known for her work in films such as The Crow, Red Corner, Crank: High Voltage, Three... Extremes, Wild Wild West, and Anna and the King, and TV shows ...more

Sarah Paulson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 44 - Sarah Catherine Paulson is an American film, stage, and television actress. She began acting on stage, and in the 1990s starred in American Gothic, and Jack & Jill. She later appeared in ...more

Lance Bass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 39 - James Lance Bass is an American pop singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author. He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American pop boy band ...more

Saffron Burrows is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 46 - Saffron Domini Burrows is an English actress who has appeared in such films as In the Name of the Father, Circle of Friends, Wing Commander, Deep Blue Sea, Enigma, Troy, Reign Over Me and The ...more

Patricia Velásquez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 48 - Patricia Carola Velásquez Semprún is a Venezuelan actress and fashion model.

Jill Kelly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 48 - Jill Kelly is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, director and producer. Kelly is an AVN Hall of Fame inductee.

Alan Carr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 42 - Alan Graham Carr is an English comedian and television personality. He was born in Weymouth, Dorset and spent most of his childhood in Northampton before moving to Manchester in his early 20s ...more

Pete Wentz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 39 - Peter Lewis Kingston "Pete" Wentz III, known professionally as Pete Wentz, is an American musician best known for being the bassist, primary lyricist and backing vocalist for the ...more

Sara Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 44 - Sara Gilbert is an American actress, best known for her role as Darlene Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 1988 to 1997, as co-host and creator of the daytime talk show The Talk and for her ...more

Clay Aiken is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 40 - Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, author, politician and activist. Aiken was the 2014 Democratic nominee in the North ...more

Will Young is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 40 - William Robert "Will" Young is a British singer-songwriter and actor who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the British music contest Pop Idol, making him ...more

Nikki Tyler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 46 - Nikki Tyler is a former pornographic actress best known for her work in the 1990s and for her selection as the December 1995 Penthouse Pet of the Month.

Rufus Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 45 - Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He ...more

Summer Altice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1970s
age 39 - Summer Danielle Altice is an American fashion model and actress. She was named after Miss USA 1975, Summer Bartholomew.