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List of gay celebrities who are married to same-sex partners, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Gay marriage is now legal in 16 states in the U.S., so several celebrity couples have been able to officially tie the knot. Some famous gay celebrities got married after only a few years of dating, while others had been in relationships for over 20 years.

Who is the most famous gay celebrity who is married to a same-sex partner? Ellen DeGeneres tops our list. The comedian has been in a relationship with Arrested Development actress Portia de Rossi since 2004. They got married on August 16, 2008, and they are still together today. They do not have any children, but the animal advocates have three dogs and four cats. Other famous women who married their same-sex partners include Rosie O’Donnell, Wanda Sykes, and Cynthia Nixon.

David Hyde Pierce has been dating Brian Hargrove since 1983. The couple married October 24, 2008, and they are still together today. They do not have any children, but David Hyde Pierce, along with Fraiser's John Mahoney, are godparents to co-star Jane Leeves' son.

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Johnny Weir is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Gay Celebrities Who Are Married to Same-Sex Partners
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Figure skater Johnny Weir married his boyfriend, Victor Voronov, on December 30, 2011, in New York City.

Age: 31

Birthplace: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

Credits: Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics Highlights

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T. R. Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Gay Celebrities Who Are Married to Same-Sex Partners
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T.R. Knight began dating Patrick Leahy in 2010. The couple got married on October 4, 2013, in Hudson, NY.

Age: 44

Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota

Profession: Actor

Credits: Grey's Anatomy, 42, Charlie Lawrence, Last Request, Garmento, + more

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Chely Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Gay Celebrities Who Are Married to Same-Sex Partners
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Country music singer Chely Wright married LGBT rights advocate, Lauren Blitzer, on August 20, 2011. They have twin boys (born May 2013) together, to whom Wright gave birth.

Age: 46

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Singer-songwriter, Author, Singer

Credits: Max Keeble's Big Move, Wish Me Away

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#53 on The Top Female Country Singers

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John Barrowman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Gay Celebrities Who Are Married to Same-Sex Partners
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John Barrowman and his partner of 20 years, Scott Gill, were married on July 2, 2013, in California. Barrowman, who starred on Doctor Who and Torchwood, posted a video clip on WhoSay.com in which he and Gill announce they're headed to get married. Barrowman then thanked the U.S. Supreme Court (which overturned the Defense of Marriage Act on June 26) for allowing them to make same-sex marriage legal.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Singer, Writer, Presenter, Dancer

Credits: Torchwood, Arrow, Zero Dark Thirty, Shark Attack 3: Megalodon

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#19 on The Best Living Scottish Actors

#7 on The Best Scottish Actors of All Time

#73 on The Best Reality Show Judges

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