You are going to find famous men and women who seem to have everything that we could ever wish for. However, these celebrities do not have a spouse! They either never got married or vowed not to marry again. They have fame and wealth, but they decided to do without a husband or wife. But why?
Actress Goldie Hawn is a true star. The award-winning performer had a number of romantic interests before she and Kurt Russell got together at long last. They have been an item since Valentine’s day in 1983. This means that they have been in a relationship for over 30 years now! The couple raised four kids together, but they still have zero interest in getting married to each other. According to the actress, marriage is just a relationship marker that they can do without.
Coco Chanel has always been a big name in the fashion industry. This fashion legend was always spotted with handsome men by her side. However, none of these men lasted for a long time. The tycoon is one known for her eccentric personal life choices. This quote of hers is a perfect way to describe her: “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.”
Hailing from California, singer Sheryl Crow has enjoyed an amazing career over the years. However, she has not been as lucky when it comes to her personal affairs. She used to be in a highly publicized relationship with a cyclist called Lance Armstrong. After they broke up, he went through public humiliation when it was revealed that he took illegal enhancers for competitions. The two of them have yet to make up. Crow remains a single woman to this day.
Did you know that Oprah Winfrey has a humble background? She climbed the ladder by proving that she can write, act, and run a media company. She and Stedman Graham have been together for about 30 years now. A lot of people believe that the reason they have not gotten married is that Oprah does not want to have an expensive and high-profile divorce should things go south. However, close friends of hers said that Oprah is of the belief that, ‘If ain’t broke, don’t fix it!’
This gorgeous English rose has had a long line of suitors in the past. Among these, she has romantically linked to the likes of a martial arts instructor known as Emin Boztepe and a Swiss actor by the name of Vincent Perez. These relationships were considered controversial because they were both nearly 20 years her junior. This dazzling actress possesses a timeless beauty but has never tied the knot!
American actress Marisa Tomei has a charm that is hard to ignore! She has been in many highly publicized relationships with men such as Christian Slater, Lenny Kravitz, and Robert Downey Jr. Even though she is single, she continues to enjoy a successful career.
This South African-born Hollywood actress is thought to be one of the most gorgeous people in Hollywood right now. Despite her good looks and acting chops, Charlize Theron is single. In 2015, she and Sean Penn broke up. She has not been involved with anyone since then. At the moment, she is raising the kids on her own and has allegedly tried dating apps. We are sure that she is fine on her own even though she is not currently in a relationship!
Mary Louise Parker
Mary Louise Parker made a name for herself when she played Nancy Botwin in Weeds. She and Billy Crudup have a child together. Even though she used to be in a serious relationship with Jeffrey Dean Morgan, her costar, the actress canceled their wedding before they could exchange their vows.
Jennifer Lopez is a talented dancer, singer, actress, and producer. She has also enjoyed a number of high-profile relationships over the years. In 1998, she got married to a Cuban waiter by the name of Ojani Noa but eventually split up. She used to go out with P-Diddy and was once engaged to actor Ben Affleck. Her most famous relationship is probably the one with Marc Anthony, the father of her twin children. She is now in a happy relationship with former New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez, however.
Even though Jon Hamm has always been unmarried, he almost became the husband of actress-writer Jennifer Westfield. They were together from 1997 until 2015. Sadly, the couple decided to split up. It looks like neither of them has ever looked back!
A lot of fans were shocked to hear Lady Gaga announce her split from Taylor Kinney through Instagram. People thought that they were perfect together! In Gaga: Five Foot Two, the performer talked about what happened between them. They first got together in 2011 when he starred in her music video. She eventually fell in love with Christian Carino, who works at her agency, Creative Artists Agency. Sadly, they have since broken up. There were rumors about her and Bradley Cooper, but they claim to be nothing more than best pals.
A lot of people feel head over heels with Diane Keaton after she starred in Annie Hall (1977). The actress had her share of high-profile relationships with various Hollywood leading men. She has been linked to Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, and Keanu Reeves in the past! Even though she has a lot of experience in the love department, she has decided to hold on to her independence.
We imagine that it is hard to ignore the gorgeous Lucy Liu. The Asian-American Hollywood star has attracted the attention of numerous men out there. Not only is she beautiful, but she is also very talented! She and George Clooney used to be an item but called it off before they could tie the knot. In 2015, she decided to have a child via surrogacy. She is now raising the child by herself.
Matt Dillon is an actor who has been linked to many girlfriends in the past. He has not only dated people in the show business but also non-celebrities. In the ‘90s, he and Cameron Diaz used to be in a relationship. He is now with actress Roberta Mastromichele, so he might be off the market soon!
Australian actress Naomi Watts has yet to walk down the aisle. Despite this, she has been in long-term relationships before. In fact, she dated Live Schreiber for eleven years in the past and has two kids with him. Even though they are no longer together, they remain friends. This Bachelorette used to be romantically linked to late actor Heath Ledger as well.
Kyle is a beautiful and talented woman who has already gone through so much in life. Mind you, the singer lived through breast cancer. She once said she is not interested in marriage. Even so, she and Joshua Sasse did come close to that at one point. She has been single since they broke up in 2017.
You are probably already aware of just how charming Hugh Grant is! However, this British actor has not yet tied the knot. Even though he and Liz Hurley were together for 13 years, they did not get married.
Winona Ryder must be one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood right now. She used to be in a relationship with actor Johnny Depp, her costar in Edward Scissorhands. The actress suffered a lot of backlash when she got convicted of a shoplifting felony from a famous jewelry line. It was a good thing that she recently made a comeback by starring in Stranger Things! Even though her career has been rejuvenated, the same does not go for her love life.
We are sure that you are familiar with Kourtney Kardashian. The famous reality TV show personality used to have a turbulent relationship with Scott Disick, who is the father of her kids. He had a hard time staying faithful to her and away from drugs. In the end, they decided to call it quits for good. She was recently rumored to be involved with actor Luka Sabbat, who is 19 years her junior!
Lauren Graham might be in her 50s, but she is still leading lady material. Best known for starring in Gilmore Girls, she has been involved with a number of men over the years. Since 2010, however, she has been in a relationship with her Parenthood costar Peter Krause. Even though they have been together for a while now, they still have yet to become husband and wife.
Mae West is one of the biggest sex symbols that Hollywood has ever seen. The singer-actress made waves with her sultriness and wild romances. She had always insisted that she was not going to marry. She even said, “Men are my hobby—if I ever got married, I’d have to give it up.”
Joan Jett is a celerity known for her eccentric life choices. The rocker has always kept her personal affairs low-key, but this has only made fans more curious! While she has been involved with many people in the past, she has not gotten married. A lot of people question her sexuality because of this.
Dana Delany has been on the market for a long time, but this is not an issue for her. In 2017, she claimed to be “happily unmarried.” She further explained by saying, “I do like relationships, but I have to admit. The older I get, the more I love my solitude. I don’t wanna give that up.”
John Cusack first made a name for himself in the ‘80s. He has been involved with female celebrities like Minnie Driver, Lili Taylor, and Neve Campbell. Even though he is a famous man, he prefers to keep his personal life on the down-low. Like the others on this list, he has not yet given up the single life.
Allison Janney is now enjoying a successful career. She is best known for starring in I, Tonya, Juno, Mom, and The West Wing. While she is now in a relationship, she does not plan to walk down the aisle just yet. She said that she does not believe in marriage.
Edie Falco has a successful acting career. It seems like she is happy with the state of things. In the past, she overcame addiction and was pleased that she did such a feat on her own. “Because I’m not married I tend to get a lot of eye-rolling conversations with people about their marriages. Why would I want to head there? I want love in my life, no question about that. But I have a ton of it,” she once explained.
We are sure that you also fell in love with Emilia Clarke when she brought Daenerys Targaryen to live on Game of Thrones. It looks like she is too busy with her career at the moment. She used to be in a relationship with Seth McFarlane and Charlie McDowell but is currently uninvolved with anyone.
Owen Wilson also dated a number of A-listers as well. However, he does not don a wedding ring just yet. In 2008, he and Kate Hudson were engaged. Despite this, the relationship ended up going downhill before they could exchange their vows. He also went out with Sheryl Crow, but they have since called it quits. Even though he is not married, he has two kids from two different women.
Greta Garbo decided to go against the societal norms back in the day. During her time, unmarried ladies were considered a taboo of sorts. She did have a number of love affairs but always turned down their marriage proposals. “There are some who want to get married and others who don’t. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead,” the talented woman once explained.
Jane Austen must have been the first writer to perfect the ‘chick lit’ subgenre. Even though her heroines always engage in passionate romances, it would seem like the writer did not have time for her own. There was a time when she was engaged for a couple of hours. She ended up calling it off after having a change of heart! After that, she chose to spend her days focusing on her work.
Mandy Kaling is a great actress who can always make us laugh. Even though many of her onscreen personas are boy-crazy, this does not reflect what she is actually like in real life. However, she is now a single mother. She shared, “In my 20s, I was not only boy crazy, but marriage and relationship crazy… Now it’s almost the opposite.”
Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott was the person who wrote a classic novel known as Little Women. When she chose to stay single, it caused a controversy. Back then, everything was very conservative. After a visit to a married friend, she said that even though she found her pal’s “nest” to be “very sweet and pretty, but I’d rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe.”
It looks like there are a lot of successful and independent women deciding to forego marriage! This policymaker is one of them. From 2005 until 2009, Condoleezza Rice served as the US Secretary of State. Even though she was once engaged to NFL player Rick Upchurch, she is still a single woman to this day.
Even though she passed away many years ago, Coco Chanel continues to influence the world of fashion! The designer is best known for being an independent woman. She decided to stay single her whole life. At one point, she explained her choices by saying, “It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him.”
Tyra Banks made a name for herself in the world of fashion after she was discovered in California at the age of 15. She went up on the catwalk for Victoria’s Secret in 1997. This cemented her status in the world of fashion! She and her ex Erik Asla have a child together, although the relationship ended in 2017. Even though she is single, this has not stopped her from reaching greater heights with her career!
Kimberly Stewart is the daughter of Rod and Alana Stewart. Ever since she was a teenager, she has been making headlines for her wild lifestyle. She was only 19 years old when she got engaged to Talan Torriero of Laguna Beach. Sadly, they ended up calling off the wedding. In 2011, she and Benicio del Toro had a child even though they were not together. She has yet to get married.
We are sure that you recognize Matthew Perry for his work on Friends. On the show, he got a perfect wedding. Sadly, this is not the case when it comes to real life. Even though he has dated the likes of Yasmine Bleeth, Julia Roberts, and Lauren Graham, he has never worn a wedding band.
TV and movie star Dina Meyer shot to stardom in the ‘90s when she appeared on 90210. Now in her fifties, she has a pretty impressive acting career. She is still a single woman to this day.
Queen Latifah made a name for herself with her acting chops and colorful personality. Despite her fame, the star prefers to keep her personal affairs private. Despite this, people know that the performer is difficult to please when it comes to her love life. She once said that she is not closing the door on marriage, but she has one condition. Her future spouse should do everything to sweep her off her feet!
This beautiful actress is best known for starring in Desperate Housewives. Despite this, she is nothing like the character that she played. For one thing, she has not gotten married to anyone. Dana Delany has talked about her civil status in the past and has made it clear that she is not against marriage. However, she shared that it simply is not her priority. Only time will tell if things will change for her!
This talented musician has always had her love life under the scrutiny of her fans. For 15 years, she was in a relationship with Rohan, the son of Bob Marley. They had a huge family together and welcomed five kids into the world. Despite this, they never exchanged wedding vows! The grapevine claims that the reason behind this was that she fell pregnant with a different man’s kid in 2011.
Andrea Tantaros is best known for serving as a Fox News political analyst. She has co-hosted The Five and Outnumbered in the past. Even though she never got married, she has been going out with Dave Navarro for a few years by now. He used to be married to Carmen Electra. It would seem that the couple is happy with the state of things. They do not seem to be in a rush to tie the knot.
Cote de Pablo
Cote de Pablo is best known for starring in NCIS. She and Diego Serrano used to be an item for a long time. The relationship started in 2000 but came to an end in 2015. Even though it was a serious relationship, they never got engaged. She has not been linked to anyone else since then.
Jorja Fox is a pretty big deal in the world of TV. Despite this, she does not share her personal affairs with everyone. She has always been quiet when it comes to her love life, but it looks like she is single.
Lindsey Vonn, without a doubt, is one of the most dazzling and successful athletes out there. She was once in a relationship with Tiger Woods, but she has not gotten married to anyone just yet. Most recently, she dated Kenan Smith but broke up before the start of the Winter Olympics. At the moment, she is single and not involved with anyone. Maybe she’ll focus more on it after she is done achieving all of her dreams and goals.
This gorgeous athlete was linked to some famous men in the past as well. Maria Sharapova once dated a fellow tennis player called Grigor Dimitrov. You can learn more about this by reading her autobiography! She is now enjoying life without any romantic attachments. It looked like she was heavily affected by her tennis suspension and decided to focus on rebuilding her career. We wish her the best of luck in this.
The Feres Twins
We have more female athletes on the list! Branca and Bia Feres are Brazilian synchronized swimmers. Aside from that, they also work as media personalities and top models. It is pretty surprising to hear that they are single. But what do you need a boyfriend for when you have a sister and best friend all in one?
A lot of celebrities seem happy together even without the trappings of marriage. For 15 years, this was the case for Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp. The two of them even welcomed a daughter into this world! Back then, Vanessa said that they had a committed relationship. After they called it off, the actor started dating Amber Heard. This relationship did not last very long and ended in a nasty divorce. On the other hand, Vanessa remains single to this day.
Anna Kournikova has done a great job of keeping her personal affairs away from the spotlight. People are not sure if she is married to singer Enrique Iglesias or not! While we are not sure if they have a marriage contract, what we know is that they have been an item since 2001. They have two kids as well.
We can’t think of an actress who is more popular than Jennifer Lawrence now. In 2014 and 2016, she was part of the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. In 2003, Times added her to its list about the 100 Most Influential People in the World. But why is she still single? She once dated actor Nicholas Hoult, but they have since split up. Recently, she also broke up with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky after being in a relationship for a year. The actress likes to joke around and say, “my love life is non-existent.”
Anita Hill is truly admirable for mustering the courage to stand up to Clarence Thomas. Now in her sixties, she remains unmarried. Even though she likes to keep a low-profile personal life, she does have a long-time boyfriend. This incredible once revealed more information about him. She said, “We’re both committed, and we’re happy. We’re together every day of the year, but we each have our own home. I don’t have anything against marriage, I haven’t decided not to do it. I just haven’t decided to do it.”
Sarah Silverman made a name for herself with her unusual opinions and ability to make us laugh. Once asked about marriage, she said, “I’m not against marriage, but it’s just not for me. I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t have a problem if you want a hamburger. Marriage, to me, is like eating meat. I think it’s gross and crazy. If you’re getting married today, it’s the equivalent of joining a country club that doesn’t allow blacks or Jews.” In the past, she has been linked with men like Michael Sheen and Jimmy Kimmel.
Robin Roberts shot into the spotlight as a news anchor on Good Morning America. She is adored by fans for her strength and resilience. Even though she is not married, she and Amber Laign have been together for over a decade now. They do not seem to be in a hurry to walk down the aisle and still live separately. The National Inquirer once reported that they were getting married during the holidays of 2014, but it was nothing more than an unfounded rumor.
Most people know Edie Falco from her time on The Sopranos. She played a mob wife on the show, but she is actually still single in real life. In 2010, she told the Daily Beast, “I’m sure my parents’ divorces did affect me in some way, but also in my life, in general, I don’t see a lot of marriages that look appealing to me. Because I’m not married I tend to get a lot of eye-rolling conversations with people about their marriages. Why would I want to head there? I want love in my life, no question about that. But I have a ton of it.” While she is single, she did adopt two girls that she is raising on her own.
TV producer Shonda Rhimes is best known for working on shows like Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, and How To Get Away With Murder. Even though she has three children, she is not interested in marriage. In 2015, she revealed to Oprah, “I don’t want to get married. At all. Because I could not have the life that I’ve created for myself. I couldn’t do it.”
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter once dated Tim Burton for thirteen years. Even though they were not married, they did not have any issues with the lack of a marriage contract. They have and currently share custody of two kids. When they broke up, she said, “I don’t plan on marrying or even dating. I feel very self-sufficient at the moment. I’m just going to work out who I am on my own and it’s quite liberating.”
The truth is that this Sleepy Hollow actress is not against the institution of marriage. However, she is only planning to get married when she has finally found the one. In 2009, she talked to Daily Mail about it. She said, “I think marriage would be quite good for me, but I’m not going to just go out and hire someone. I think, intermittently, that you find Mr. Right, but you have to get lucky. I don’t rule out having a family – it just hasn’t happened for me yet.”
Harper Lee was the woman who wrote To Kill A Mockingbird. She never married nor had kids. She lived a rather private life before she passed away a few years ago. Her biographer, Marja Mills, said that the author used to go out with people. However, it never turned into anything serious.
Janet Napolitano once served as the Governor and Attorney General of Arizona. After this role, she was also the US Secretary of Homeland Security. She has been the President of the University of California system since 2013. What a resume! It looks like she picked her career over a spouse. Good for her.
Chelsea Handler has to be one of the funniest people in the industry at the moment. Let us see what this opinionated lady has to say about marriage. She once said, “Never married. Never murdered. Marriage PSA: You Can Say No.” She has since changed her mind about it and said, “I realize now that you can be committed to someone without commercialization and all that nonsense. So now I’d get married.”
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes make up a gorgeous couple together. The actor and actress now have two children between them. In 2011, she explained, “I’m not like anti-marriage or the institution, like other people. I love the idea of a union but I think, it’s a very old-fashioned, archaic kind of thing. We did it for land originally. How unromantic is that?” We don’t know about you, but we definitely agree.
Before Susan Boyle impressed everyone by joining Britain’s Got Talent, her life could not have been any more different. She was a single woman before she made it big and remains one until now. During an interview, she explained her life choices: “I live by myself with my cat Pebbles but I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbors and friends.”
Kristen Davis brought Charlotte to life in Sex and The City. The character was interested in marriage and family, but the actress does not feel the same way. In n2013, she spoke to Haute Living and explained, “if I did marry, it would be someone so awesome, I would bring him in and potentially share time with Gemma. I don’t know that I necessarily totally intended to still be single, though I do remember being young and thinking, ‘Why are all these people getting married?’ But I’m an actress. I’ve never exactly been the status quo.” She now has an adopted daughter called Gemma Rose.
It is pretty unfortunate that Monica Lewinsky will forever be associated with former POTUS Bill Clinton. She has been going out with people, although she has said that it is hard to find a stable relationship. It is also hard for her to find and keep a job, so she has since chosen to devote her efforts to charity work.
Paris Hilton is the great-granddaughter of the founder of the Hilton hotel line. This was how she ended up inheriting a huge sum of money. She has worked as a socialite, actress, author, businesswoman, media personality, designer, DJ, model, and singer. Over the years, she has been romantically involved with various celebrations. Even though she was engaged to Chris Zylka and Paris Latsis at some point, she has never actually exchanged vows with anyone.
We are sure that you know who Rachel McAdams is! The actress has starred in projects like Doctor Strange, The Notebook, and Mean Girls. In the past, she has gone out with many people in the show business industry. At the moment, she is in a relationship with a screenwriter by the name of Jamie Linden. They have a child between them as well!
Rebel Wilson is one of the most hilarious women in Hollywood at the moment. Even though she has worked on a lot of projects over the years, we don’t think anything can eclipse Bridesmaids. While working on the film, she went out with Matt Lucas, her costar. At one point in the past, the actress also dated actor Aden Stay.
Aside from being one of the top paid women in Hollywood, Sandra Bullock also happens to be a producer and philanthropist. She has gone out with men in Ryan Gosling and Matthew McConaughey in the past. During the ‘90s, she and Tate Donovan got engaged but did not get married. However, she did tie the knot with Jesse James. It ended in divorce after it came to light that he was cheating. She was granted custody of his daughter and went on to adopt one more child. She is now dating Bryan Randall.
We are sure you at least know that Emma Watson brought Hermione Granger to life in the Harry Potter series. She is an activist and model as well. Among other things, she launched the HeForShe campaign for UN Women and promotes education among girls. Not only is she a UN Women Goodwill ambassador, but she also bagged the Best British Style award at the 2014 British Fashion Awards. She is very busy with her work and advocacies, but she makes take for her beau Leo Robinton.
Actress Jennifer Aniston has been linked to a number of men over the years. In general, her love affairs have been publicized since she is a huge star. In 2000, she got married to Brad Pitt. However, they ended up getting a divorce, after which he started going out with Angelina Jolie. Aside from that, she was married to Justin Theroux for two years before they started leading separate lives. We sure hope that she eventually finds the right person for her.
Danica Patrick is one of the most popular athletes out there at the moment. Not only is she gorgeous, but she is also capable of driving very fast cars. She has a fascinating romantic history, although neither of her two marriages survived the test of time. At the moment, she is in a committed relationship with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Do you think they are going to end up tying the knot? We sure hope so!