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Gay Asian celebrities occupy every career in entertainment. Several actors, comedians, filmmakers, and models are both gay and Asian. Many famous people who are Asian have stated that they had a hard time coming out as gay in their community. This list of celebs includes male and female celebs of Korean, Chinese, and Japanese descent, as well as other from all over Southeast Asia. It is full of brave individuals who are blazing a trail for future generations.

Who is the most famous gay Asian celebrity? Tila Tequila tops this list. The reality TV star is openly bisexual. "Star Trek" actor George Takei is openly gay as well. Since coming out in 2002, he has become an icon in the gay community and a champion for gay rights.

Which other Asian celebrities are gay? One celebrity on this list of famous gay Asian people dated Angelina Jolie and Madonna! Read through the list below to find out who she is.

Do you think that people who are Asian and gay have a harder time than gay people of other nationalities? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Tila Tequila is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Gay Asian Celebrities
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Reality TV star Tila Tequila is openly bisexual. She was engaged to heiress Casey Johnson in 2009, but Johnson died due to complications with diabetes in 2010.

Age: 35

Birthplace: Singapore

Profession: Pornographic actor, Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Model, Singer, + more

Credits: I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Bleep My Dad Says, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila, Pants-Off Dance-Off, The Great Debate, + more

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George Takei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Gay Asian Celebrities
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George Takei officially announced that he was gay in 2002 and has since become a popular champion for gay rights. He married his longtime partner, Brad Altman, in 2008.

Age: 79

Birthplace: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Author, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Mulan, General Hospital

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Margaret Cho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Gay Asian Celebrities
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Comedian Margaret Cho is openly bisexual. In 2009, she told The New York Times Magazine, "I refer to myself as gay, but I am married to a man. Of course, I've had relationships with women, but my politics are more queer than my lifestyle."

Age: 48

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Comedian, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Drop Dead Diva, Face/Off, Notorious C.H.O., It's My Party

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BD Wong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Gay Asian Celebrities
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"Oz" and "Law & Order: SVU" actor BD Wong is openly gay. He was in a 16 year relationship with Richie Jackson and the couple had twin boys together via a surrogate. Wong and Jackson split in 2004.

Age: 56

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Jurassic Park, Mulan, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Father of the Bride, Oz, + more

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