Since ancient times, people have been admiring and fantasizing about their favorite celebrities. It’s highly improbable that anyone who claims not to have a celebrity crush is telling the truth. You may discover that the celebrity crush of your mother or aunt may intrigue you as well. We have created a list of 30 attractive Hollywood celebrities who will capture your attention and leave you craving for more.
This gentleman seems to have defied the aging process as he remains as attractive as he was during his St. Elmo’s Fire era, even at the age of 55. Lowe’s career began in 1979 but it wasn’t until he appeared in several television shows and movies in the early to mid 1980s that he became a popular teenage idol.
Naturally, he has been charming people since a long time. As a part of the ‘Brat Pack’, Lowe acted in movies such as About Last Night… and Oxford Blues. Lately, he has earned considerable roles on TV, including his portrayal of Chris Traeger on the NBC comedy series, Parks and Recreation.
At the age of 83 and in retirement, Robert Redford started his career in television acting during the late 1950s. Despite receiving accolades for previous work, the breakthrough into stardom came when he acted opposite Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Regardless, he is simply delightful to behold, isn’t he? Despite his advanced age, he still exudes a unique attractiveness that only a few people have. It’s a rare gift to possess both skill and physical attractiveness, but Redford makes it seem effortless.
“Look at that smize!” exclaimed with admiration. Although Cary Grant was born earlier than the other men on this list, it would be remiss not to mention him. He is still recognized as one of the quintessential leading men of classic Hollywood, and just by looking at his face, it’s evident why.
Grant was acknowledged for his transatlantic accent, his entertaining acting style, his skillful timing for comedy, and his sophisticated manner. Although he may no longer be with us, his remarkable career in acting and handsome features will undoubtedly remain in our memory.
Paul Newman was a legendary figure in the film industry with a glowing reputation, famous for having the most captivating baby blue eyes in Hollywood history. Additionally, Newman was not just known for his striking appearance and magnetic draw, but also for his proficiency in directing and producing in addition to acting.
It is quite astonishingly revealed that Newman had an interest in racing cars too. However, above all, he prioritized his family until his last breath. He had a splendid relationship with his stunning partner, actress Joanne Woodward, which lasted for 50 years. Perhaps, it’s not surprising to see such a strong bond when both individuals are good-looking.
Liam Neeson, an Irish actor currently at 67 years of age, is known for his role in the action-thriller franchise, Taken, where he delivered the famous line “I will find you and I will kill you”. Prior to his prominence in Taken, Neeson appeared in notable movies such as Excalibur and Schindler’s List.
Regardless, his renown is not solely attributed to his acting abilities. His appeal has been acknowledged by Empire magazine due to his attractiveness, and this does not come as a shock. Why? Well, not only does his Irish accent make him stand out from others, but just one look at him is enough to see that he perfectly balances a rough and charming persona.
Undoubtedly, Burt Reynolds could effortlessly sport a mustache that was second to none. However, you may be unaware of the fact that Reynolds did not pursue acting until he turned 20. Prior to that, he played football.
Reynolds was introduced to acting by his professor, which he ended up developing a passion for. This led him to have roles in both TV shows and movies, and his undeniable good looks definitely played a role in his success.
“Oh look, up in the sky, is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s Superman!” In case you were curious, the gentleman portraying Superman is named Christopher Reeve and he starred as the original Superman in the 1978 movie. It’s not shocking that he was selected to play the DC comic book hero.
Reeve was a truly admirable figure with a strong physique and attractive appearance, giving the impression that he had the power to rescue the entire cosmos. It is unfortunate that he met his untimely demise at the age of 52 in 2004, but his legacy will endure.
Although the youth of today may argue that John Travolta is not their generation, they would still easily identify his immaculately styled hair, distinctively cleft chin, striking eyes, and charming smile at a glance. Regardless of his age, John Travolta remains a highly recognized figure in the entertainment industry. His performances in classic films like Grease, Saturday Night Fever, and Pulp Fiction are still widely remembered.
Maybe you younger folks are familiar with the 2007 movie version of Hairspray? But anyways, Travolta has been a beloved actor since his debut on the 1970s TV show Welcome Home, Kotter. This explains why mothers and even grandmothers across the country had a fondness for him.
Martin Sheen, whose birth name is Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez, is not just the father of Emilio Estévez and Charlie Sheen (also known as Carlos Estévez), but also an acclaimed actor who has received multiple awards for his performances in movies such as The Subject was Roses and Apocalypse Now.
In addition to his work as an actor in television, Martin Sheen has portrayed the character of President Josiah Bartlet on The West Wing and Robert Hanson on the Netflix show Grace and Frankie. Despite his current age of 79 years, Sheen was known for his good looks when he was younger. His captivating appearance, characterized by his deep blue eyes and tousled brown hair, still holds attention today.
During his career spanning 37 years, Clark Gable acted in more than 60 movies and was referred to as the “King of Hollywood” in his time. He played the lead role in most of his work for three decades. Gable’s good looks and persona – the tall, dark, and handsome hero – made him an obvious choice to star alongside some of the most famous actresses of his era.
Strangely, he appeared to be more appealing with a mustache as opposed to when he didn’t have one. However, Gable was undoubtedly so attractive that merely glancing at his picture could leave us feeling captivated.
Kurt Russell, who is presently 68 years of age, started his acting career when he was only 12 years old. Despite being regarded as the most distinctive protagonist of the 80s and 90s, Russell has also portrayed diverse television and movie characters.
A few of his movies, such as Tombstone and Overboard, feature his partner and actress Goldie Hawn. Russell’s charming features, including his impressive hair, dimpled smile, and captivating blue eyes, make us infatuated with him. It’s especially noteworthy that he’s aging gracefully, like a fine wine.
When it comes to aging gracefully, Brad Pitt appears to be improving as he gets older. While he may be one of the least aged on the roster, he is undeniably attractive to moms – they adore him, and so do we.
At the age of 56, Pitt began his career in the late 1980s but gained increased recognition in 1991 with his portrayal of a cowboy hitchhiker in the film Thelma and Louise. His exceptional abilities and striking appearance have led to his status as one of the most significant and commanding individuals in the American entertainment field.
Richard Gere is a famous actor who starred alongside Julia Roberts in the 1990 movie titled “Pretty Woman”. He started his acting career in the 1970s but gained popularity after appearing in the 1980 movie called “American Gigolo”, which established him as a leading actor and a heartthrob.
Although Gere has aged like everyone else, it’s fair to say that he still possesses his handsome features and likely hasn’t lost his charisma.
It is difficult to determine whether George Clooney looked more attractive in the past or present. During the nineties, he had dark hair and portrayed Dr. Doug Ross in the medical series, ER. Currently, he is considered a popular and attractive older man in Hollywood with his silver hair, and many agree that he has never looked better at the age of 58.
Besides being an actor, Clooney participates in charitable activities and advocates for human rights. In other words, Clooney is not only blessed with great genetics, but he’s also an admirable and upright individual.
According to the Sunday Herald, Sean Connery, a retired Scottish actor, is recognized as the Greatest Living Scot. He gained widespread fame for being the first person to play James Bond in movies. From 1962 to 1983, Connery played the lead role in seven James Bond films, including Dr. No and Diamonds are Forever.
Besides being regarded by many as the most outstanding portrayal of James Bond, Connery also caught people’s attention with his extraordinarily handsome appearance. Plus, his Scottish accent added to his overall appeal.
Upon viewing this picture, the most fitting phrase that comes to mind is “show some compassion!” Anyone who was a dedicated viewer of Full House undoubtedly felt an attraction towards the youthful, handsome, hair-focused Jesse Katsopolis, who was a big fan of rock and roll music.
John Stamos became well-known for playing Blackie Parrish on General Hospital prior to his time as Uncle Jesse raising D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle. He has since starred in several television series and films, and it’s safe to say that he looks more attractive now than ever before!
In the 1980s, a popular male actor won the hearts of many through his charming performances, both tough and romantic. Throughout his acting career, Patrick Swayze was recognized with various accolades for his roles in films such as Dirty Dancing and Ghost.
Apart from being naturally gifted, Swayze was also a proficient dancer and a singer-songwriter. He composed and produced the famous track, She’s Like the Wind, which is included in the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. It goes without saying that Swayze’s appearance is, well, incredibly striking.
Just think about starting your day with the sight of this face every day. Ah, it’s only a dream. Harrison Ford, an American actor, pilot, and advocate for the environment gained international recognition for his leading performance as Han Solo in the Star Wars Trilogy, and for his depiction of Indiana Jones in the Indiana Jones series.
Despite having a career lasting for six decades, the aforementioned achievements are only a small aspect of Ford’s success. Additionally, his handsome appearance has garnered attention since gaining fame.
It may be hard to believe, but Dennis Quaid is not just attractive; he is also a highly regarded actor. This should come as no shock to those who have viewed his performances in movies like The Big Easy or even a charming film from the 90s titled The Parent Trap.
Yes, it’s correct that Quaid portrayed the character of Nicholas ‘Nick’ Parker in the timeless re-creation of the 1961 classic movie, starring the young Lindsay Lohan. Quaid’s portrayal of the character was so attractive that even young girls were smitten by him.
It’s impossible to argue that Clint Eastwood is not the epitome of masculine cultural symbolism. He is famous for his accomplishments as both an actor and director. His portrayal of the character “Man with No Name” in Sergio Leone’s spaghetti Westerns earned him worldwide recognition.
In addition to portraying the rebellious detective Harry Callahan in all five Dirty Harry movies, he has received several Best Actor nominations and earned numerous Academy Awards for Best Director. It’s no secret that Eastwood is a strikingly attractive and extremely talented force to be reckoned with.
Pierce Brosnan is an attractive and popular Hollywood actor with mesmerizing eyes and a well-defined facial structure. He is proud of his Irish heritage and has been a prominent figure in the entertainment industry since the 1960s. In addition, he is famously known for portraying the iconic character of James Bond.
Actually, Brosnan assumed the role of the spy in the movie franchise in 1994 as the fifth actor to do so. He acted in four films from 1995 until 2002, specifically: GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, and Die Another Day.
In case you are a follower of Friends, you must be familiar with the character Richard who was Monica’s attractive boyfriend and an ophthalmologist much older than her, but we loved him nevertheless. The actor who played the role is Tom Selleck, who is famous for his magnificent portrayal of the private detective Thomas Magnum in the series Magnum, P.I.
In addition to his portrayal of Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby, he has had several other notable achievements in his career, but we believe that his greatest triumph is his ability to rock that mustache. It suits him perfectly.
Robert Downey Jr.
Oh, look at the young Robert Downey Jr.! It’s surprising how innocent he looks, considering he later played Iron Man or Tony Stark. Time magazine listed him among the top 100 most influential people globally. Downey started working in the industry when he was too young to recollect.
It’s well-known that Downey encountered various challenges throughout his life. However, he was able to surmount them and achieve extraordinary success as a Hollywood actor. Not to mention, he is also quite an attractive man.
The majority of women are familiar with this gentleman as the leading man in the romantic comedy, Kate and Leopold. However, it may come as a surprise that Hugh Jackman is recognized for more than just that. He gained immense popularity for his portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men movie franchise, spanning from 2000 to 2018. This role led to him being recognized by the Guinness World Record for the Longest Career as a Live-Action Marvel Superhero.
Moreover, in addition to his stunning looks, he has also showcased his acting skills on Broadway and received accolades for his performances.
Although James Dean passed away in a fatal car accident at the tender age of 24, his legacy will endure. His cultural significance skyrocketed within the brief five years of his career.
American Hollywood columnist Joe Hyams claimed that Dean’s outstanding performances in Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden, and Giant made him a unique and exceptional star. Harvard University professor Marjorie Garber believes that this elusive quality is what sets a star such as Dean apart from others.
Denzel Washington has been a prominent figure in the entertainment industry since the mid-1970s and is known for his remarkable acting skills. He has won several awards, and his performances in movies such as Training Day, Cry Freedom, and Malcolm X have been highly praised by critics, establishing him as one of the most exceptional actors of his generation.
Not only is Washington a skilled actor, but he has also ventured into directing. He marked his directorial debut with the biopic Antwone Fisher. Despite being 65 years old, Washington shows no signs of slowing down in his career.
Could you take a glance at that countenance? In case you are not acquainted with him yet, that handsome man is Mads Mikkelsen, who is a Danish actor. Mikkelsen, who was initially a gymnast and dancer, decided to embark on an acting career in 1996. His popularity first took off in Denmark as Tonny in the two initial movies of the Pusher film series.
After playing Le Chiffre in the 21st James Bond film, Casino Royale, he gained global recognition, and even at 54 years old, Mikkelsen’s career shows no sign of deceleration.
Christoph Waltz is an exceptional actor who is able to capture the audience’s attention even when portraying an evil character in a movie. He possesses qualities such as charm, a poised demeanor, classiness, and good looks which are admired by many. Waltz, who is of German-Austrian descent, earned significant praise for his portrayal of the character SS officer Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 film Inglourious Basterds.
In 2012, he acted as bounty hunter named Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained, which was another collaboration with Tarantino. Waltz’s remarkable performances in both movies earned him multiple recognitions including Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Frank Sinatra was an American vocalist and performer also known as Ol’ Blue Eyes. He was highly regarded as one of the most renowned and impactful musical figures of the 1900s. During the swing era, Sinatra commenced his musical journey by collaborating with bandleaders Tommy Dorsey and Harry James.
Not until 1943 did Sinatra agree to become a solo artist under Columbia Records. Despite his inherent skills, Sinatra’s appeal was undeniable, particularly when he performed hit songs like Come Fly With Me and Fly Me to the Moon.
Dean Martin, also referred to as the Dino King Leer, was a prominent figure in the entertainment industry during the mid-20th century. He was known for his talents as a singer, actor, and comedian, and played a key role in the formation of the Rat Pack, which included his close friends Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Overall, Martin was a highly influential and beloved American entertainer.
Martin achieved success in his career along with Jerry Lewis. Only in 1956, Martin decided to pursue a career alone as both a performer and actor. In addition to being good-looking, Martin was also revered for his charm and self-assurance.
Tony Curtis, just like his famous daughter Jamie Lee Curtis, was a renowned actor during the 1950s and early 1960s. He gained immense popularity with his versatile acting skills, appearing in over a hundred movies across various genres, which earned him numerous praises and awards.
Even though Curtis gained recognition for his attractive appearance, his acting skills were also showcased in movies such as Sweet Smell of Success, The Defiant Ones, and Some Like it Hot.
Undoubtedly, Christopher Walken made his debut in the entertainment industry during the early 1950s. However, it’s common knowledge that he is a renowned personality and if you are unaware of him, then you must be living under a rock. Walken is a versatile entertainer who has excelled as an actor, singer, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and accomplished dancer.
We suggest that you watch the music video for Weapons of Choice to witness Walken’s dance skills if you doubt our statement. With extensive experience in film and television, it’s not surprising that he has won numerous awards in his career. Undoubtedly, Walken is talented and attractive.
Humphrey Bogart, who was a film and stage actor, entered the entertainment industry in the early 1920s and became one of the greatest male stars of classic American cinema. Despite starting his career on Broadway, he later switched to motion pictures.
In 1930, he appeared in the comedy Up the River as his debut film. Despite receiving acclaim for his previous works, it wasn’t until 1941 that Bogart shifted from supporting cast to taking on lead roles.
Gregory Peck, an American actor, achieved great popularity in the period spanning from the 1940s to the 1960s. The American Film Institute included him in its list of the most distinguished male performers from the Classic Hollywood era. His numerous awards are not unexpected given his impressive achievements.
He’s especially known for his portrayal as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama To Kill a Mockingbird in which he received an Academy Award for Best Actor. Aside from that, though, how handsome was he?!
James Garner — you may recognize his face as he did play Old Noah Calhoun or “Duke” in The Notebook. Let us tell you, though, Garner was known for a lot more than that. An American actor and voice artist, Garner had many starring roles in television series’ for more than five decades.
Some of his more popular characters include Bret Maverick in the 1950s western series Maverick, as well as Jim Rockford in the 1970s private detective show The Rockford Files.
Bobby Darin was a singer-songwriter and actor. He performed everything from jazz, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk to even swing. Although he started his career as a songwriter for Connie Francis, he would go on to earn worldwide fame for his own songs like “Beyond the Sea.”
If his singing abilities weren’t enough, Darin also won a Golden Globe in 1962 for his first film called Come September. Although he passed away too soon, at the age of 37, Darin will always be remembered for his talent and charm…
Often referred to as the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley was one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. At the height of his popularity, every woman wanted him and every man wanted to be him. He was just 19 years old when he started pursuing a career in music but once he made it, the world would never be the same.
With a sound and style that so uniquely combined his diverse musical influence, challenging the social barriers of the time, Presley managed to usher in a whole new era of American music and popular culture. And we mean, look at him — he was a total heartthrob…
Here we have another king. This time, though, we have the King of Cool but he also went by Steve McQueen. McQueen was an American actor who developed an antihero persona during the height of the counterculture in the ’60s.
He gained recognition for performances in films like The Sand Pebbles, The Cincinnati Kid, and The Great Escape. Although he was combative with directors and producers, his popularity put him in high demand, enabling him to ask for larger salaries. Oh yeah, and he was really attractive…
Errol Flynn was an Australian-born actor who was popular during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He entered the entertainment industry in the early ’30s and achieved worldwide fame for his performances in films including The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, The Charge of the Light Brigade, and Dodge City among various other motion pictures.
Flynn might have been quite attractive but he also sparked much controversy for his reputation as a womanizer and for his self-indulgent lifestyle.
James Stewart was an American actor and military officer known for his distinctive drawl. With a career spanning 55 years and 80 films under his belt, it’s no surprise that Stewart was an award-winning entertainer. Although studios didn’t originally see Stewart as a leading man, he ultimately had his big breakthrough after a few years in Frank Capra’s ensemble comedy You Can’t Take it With You.
It wasn’t until after he pursued a career in acting that he would go on to join the army. Between his acting abilities and heroism, it’s hard not to swoon for Stewart, especially with those good looks.
Another Hollywood hunk, Sidney Poitier is an award-winning former actor and film director who gained notoriety for his performance as an incorrigible high school student in the 1955 social commentary film Blackboard Jungle.
He would then go on to star alongside Tony Curtis in the critically-acclaimed film The Defiant Ones in which both actors received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. With all of that being said, there’s no denying that Poitier has had quite a successful career.
This ain’t the first king on the list but let us tell you — he’s worth talking about. Known as the King of Comedy, Jerry Lewis was an American comedian, actor, singer, and filmmaker. He originally broke onto the scene alongside Dean Martin in which they’d perform together for 10 years until they bitterly broke up in 1956.
Lewis then went on to pursue a solo career. Not only did he star in several films but he also worked behind-the-scenes as a director, producer, and screenwriter. In addition to that, the hunk also released albums as a singer and ultimately sold millions of records.
“Lucy, I’m home,” Desi Arnaz would shout as he walked into the apartment as Ricky Ricardo on the I Love Lucy series. That’s right — Arnaz was Lucille Ball’s co-star and real-life husband for 20 years.
Both Ball and Arnaz are generally credited as the innovators of the syndicated rerun, which they happened to pioneer with I Love Lucy. Together with his wife, Arnaz ran a television production company called Desilu Productions. A Cuban-born American actor, Arnaz undeniably possessed both an appealing accent and charming looks…
Nicknamed Duke, John Wayne was an American actor and filmmaker who entered the industry in 1926 after he lost a football scholarship to the University of Southern California due to a bodysurfing accident. In any event, he would go on to have quite a booming career.
He gained much notoriety for his performance in John Ford’s 1939 Stagecoach. With 142 starring roles, it’s no surprise that Wayne was an Oscar winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, not to mention that he was super handsome in his day.
Harry Belafonte, now 92 years old, is a singer-songwriter, activist, and actor. Considering that he’s one of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history, it’s not shocking to learn that he was dubbed the King of Calypso.
Not only has he recorded and performed many genres of music but he also starred in several films including Island in the Sun and Otto Preminger’s hit musical Carmen Jones. With this kind of talent and skill, it’s no surprise that Belafonte has won numerous awards throughout his career. And man, was he a looker or what…
Marlon Brando was the epitome of the rebellious bad boy that you just can’t help but love; his energy was magnetic. Well-regarded for his cultural influence on 20th-century film, Brando managed to win the Oscar for Best Actor twice during a career that lasted 60 years.
From A Streetcar Named Desire to On the Waterfront to even The Godfather, there’s no denying that Brando left an everlasting mark on not only Hollywood but the world as a whole.
Robert De Niro
Hands down one of the most famous actors in the world, Robert De Niro has been winning more awards and accolades than he knows what to do with. He has had a busy and fruitful career throughout the years and it doesn’t seem like he has any intention of stopping anytime soon.
While some may not think of De Niro as a Hollywood heartthrob now, in his heyday he was quite the looker. He looked like one of those wild guys that would take you out on a date and drop you home past curfew just for the fun of it.
We can’t possibly talk about De Niro without mentioning another great, Al Pacino. With a career spanning over five decades, it’s no surprise that he’s managed to receive as many awards and accolades as he has. We mean, have you seen Scarface or any of The Godfather films?
His performance as Corleone is actually regarded as one of the greatest performances in film history. Not only does this guy have talent coursing through his veins, but he’s also just been really nice to look at since he entered the industry in the ’60s.
His charming British accent clearly isn’t enough — he just has to be incredibly good looking as well. An English actor and producer, Hugh Grant has been active in the industry since the early ’80s. Over the years, Grant has established himself as the leading man.
After all, he’s pretty charming and witty if we’re being honest. Being the romantic lead in a number of films has given Hugh the ability to show off his comedic skills, which includes a nonchalant touch of sarcasm and studied physical mannerisms.
“And here’s to you Mrs. Robinson…” Okay, so Dustin Hoffman may not be your typical Hollywood studmuffin but you can’t tell us that there isn’t something cute about him — just look at the photo!
His unconventional look and quirky personality are just a couple of the qualities that make him both endearing and undeniably attractive. It’s no wonder why Mrs. Robinson was so fond of him in The Graduate. In any event, Hoffman belongs on this list just as much as these other hunks do.
In the world of celebrity parents, there are all sorts of families. While some celebrity men are raising kids themselves — like Andy Cohen or Perez Hilton — others are doing with it their husbands, boyfriends, or exes. These athletes, models, actors, and musicians are raising beautiful children with two fathers. After all, families come in all shapes and sizes. Join us as we take a look at the celebrity couples who prove that two dads are better than one.
Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef
We’ll kick things off with the gorgeous family of singer Ricky Martin and painter Jwan Yosef. Together, the pair has four children, named Lucia, Valentina, Matteo, and Renn. Plus, they’re open to having more!
The star has said of his family, “I just want to normalize families like mine. I know it’s very interesting for a lot of people who tell me, ‘Thank you Ricky for posting that picture with you and your husband and your kids.’ That made me feel better about myself.”
Ryan Murphy and David Miller
He’s best known for creating TV favorites like Glee, American Horror Story, and The Politician. But on top of that, Ryan Murphy has been busy creating his family. He and his husband, photographer David Miller, have three sons together.
Logan Phineas was born in 2012, Ford Theodore in 2014, and Griffin Sullivan joined the gang in 2020. Sadly, Ford was diagnosed with cancer, but is now cancer-free. Ryan Murphy’s sitcom The New Normal was inspired by his experience as a gay father.
Denis O’Hare and Hugo Redwood
Speaking of American Horror Story, our next entry starred in the Coven season of the show. Actor Denis O’Hare married interior designer Hugo Redwood back in 2011. Several years later, the couple adopted 17-month-old Declan. Looking back, O’Hare remembers, “I became a parent the minute Declan was put into my arms.”
Though the actor usually plays sinister characters, he’s far from that when it comes to his family. He has commented, “I’m happy to be part of a conversation where I speak about my experience.”
Matt Bomer and Simon Halls
Here’s another set of dashing dads. American actor Matt Bomer married publicist Simon Halls in 2011. However, they managed to keep their ceremony hidden from the media for several years. Together, the couple has three children — Kit, and twins Walker and Henry.
At an awards ceremony in 2012, the star thanked his family, saying, “I’d really especially like to thank my beautiful family: Simon, Kit, Walker, Henry. Thank you for teaching me what unconditional love is. You will always be my proudest accomplishment.”
Tom Ford and Richard Buckley
Fashion designer and director Tom Ford was married to fashion editor and journalist Richard Buckley. Sadly, the much loved Buckley passed away in 2021 at the age of 72. At that stage, Ford and Buckley had been an item for 35 years.
Prior to Richard Buckley’s passing, the chic couple had been raising their young son together. Alexander John “Jack” Buckley Ford was born in 2012 to the adoring couple. Sadly, Tom Ford is now adjusting to life without his life partner.
Frank Lowe and Jeremy
Frank Lowe is best known as the @GayAtHomeDad on Twitter. He started off tweeting about his life as a gay father, and now has a serious social media following. Frank was married to Jeremy, though the pair have now split. Despite that, they’re still co-parents to their son, Briggs.
Frank Lower became a stay-at-home dad when he and Jeremy moved from Chicago to rural Connecticut. The pair divorced in 2015 but are still there when it comes to their son.
Simon Woods and Christopher Bailey
Fashionistas know British designer Christopher Bailey as the man behind Burberry. When he became CEO of the company in 2014, he was the first openly gay man to do so. The designer married English actor Simon Woods in 2012, and now they’re dads to two gorgeous girls, Iris and Nell.
This lovely family snap is from the pages of Vogue when Christopher Bailey left Burberry in 2018. He has said of fatherhood, “Suddenly your whole priority is protecting and looking after these two little things.”
Dan Bucatinsky and Don Roos
Emmy award winner Dan Bucatinsky married screenwriter Don Roos in 2008. The couple met at a movie premiere and have been together ever since. Now, they’re the proud parents of daughter Eliza and son Jonah.
Dan Bucatinksy has revealed that he never expected to get married or have children. He said, “While we were expecting Eliza, I was in such shock and denial that it was really happening. It didn’t occur to me what would happen when we took that baby home.”
J. Alexander and Alex
Next up are several people named Alex. Firstly there’s America’s Next Top Model star Miss J. Alexander. Then, there’s his ex-boyfriend Alex — who he refers to as “the doctor.” Finally, there’s their son, who they surprisingly did not name Alex.
This pair has since split but they still raise their son as co-parents. J. Alexander announced that he had a son while on a talk show. The modeling coach explained that he has a “very active role” in his child’s life.
Ryan Nickulas and Desmond Smith
Our next gay dads have also called it quits on their relationship, but not on their parenting. We first met hairstylist Ryan Nickulas when he appeared on LGBTQ reality series The A-List: New York. Now, he’s a self-professed style guru.
Ryan and his ex-husband Desmond Smith have two kids together. On a 2021 family snap, Nickulas wrote, “I am so blessed and proud to raise two beautiful humans with @thedpsmith […] Thank you for being an amazing father and always pushing me to be my best.”
Andrew Rannells and Tuc Watkins
Truth be told, we sort of love our next pair of gay dads. Well, in reality, actor Andrew Rannells is just dating actor Tuc Watkins, but don’t they look adorable together? Kansas-born Tuc came out in 2013 and announced he was a single father to twins Catchen and Curtis.
Since 2019, the actor has been seeing Andrew Rannells, and the pair look rather cozy playing happy families. This talented couple met while playing a couple on Broadway. They then reprised their roles for the Netflix adaptation.
Fredrik Eklund and Derek Kaplan
The world met Swedish real estate broker Fredrik Eklund on reality TV, and he’s managed to make an absolute fortune. The TV star has closed over five billion dollars in real estate, and founded his own high-end brokerage. In his personal life, Fredrik married artist Derek Kaplan in 2013.
The couple initially struggled with becoming dads, and their surrogate tragically experienced a miscarriage. Now, the couple has twins, born in 2017 — daughter Milla, and son Fredrik Jr.
Lee Daniels and Billy Hopkins
Director Lee Daniels has since split from his ex-partner, casting director Billy Hopkins. However, they’re still both dads to their twins — Liam and Clara Daniels. The filmmaker adopted his biological niece and nephew and has raised them as his own.
Lee Daniels and Billy Hopkins adopted Clara and Liam when they were just three days old. Their father, Lee’s brother, was sent to prison so he took them in. Apparently, they were the first same-gender couple to adopt in the state of Pennsylvania.
Sam Harris and Danny Jacobson
Sam Harris has had an impressive career that spans TV, movies, theater, and music. He also wrote about his experiences in a memoir, including what it’s like to be a gay father. The singer has been with director and presentation coach Danny Jacobsen since 1994.
The couple adopted their son, Cooper Atticus Harris-Jacobsen, in 2008. After they became parents, Sam and Danny decided to tie the knot and officially become husbands. In this adorable family snap, Sam, Danny, and Cooper are attending the premiere of Sam’s musical memoir.
Shane McAnally and Michael Baum
Though not everyone will know his name, country singer-songwriter Shane McAnally has written and produced for Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves, and Kelly Clarkson. The Grammy award winner married Michael Baum in 2012 and welcomed their children that same year.
The ceremony was attended by all sorts of country big names. Shane and Michael are parents to twins Dash Ryan and Dylan Brook. In 2017, the couple got married again in Nashville. This time, their ceremony was officiated by the mayor.
Richie Jackson and Jordan Roth
Our next pair of gay dads come from the world of theater. Jordan Roth is a producer and runs five Broadway theaters. He comes from the billionaire Roth family and went to school in New York City. The Tony Award winner met his husband, talent manager Richie Jackson in 2003. Together, they welcomed son Levi in 2016.
Jordan Roth is also the co-parent of another son with his former partner, actor B.D Wong. Their son, Jackson Foo Wong, is pictured here with baby Levi.
Ian “H” Watkins and Craig Ryder
British pop group Steps were huge in Europe in the ’90s. Their number one hits and choreographed routines even landed them a supporting spot for Britney Spears’ 1999 tour. One of their members, Ian Watkins — known as H — is a dad to adorable twin boys.
The Welsh singer and actor welcomed Macsen and Cybi Ryder-Watkins with partner Craig Ryder in 2016. They are no longer together but continue to co-parent their sons. H has recently split from his boyfriend Tom Hope.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
When it comes to gay celebrity dads, our next entry are definitely some of the most well-known. American actor Neil Patrick Harris has charmed audiences since he was a child. The star was the first openly gay man to host the Oscars, and has an impressive slew of awards under his belt.
Neil Patrick Harris married actor and chef David Burtka in 2014 in Italy. Before that, in 2010, they welcomed twins — son Gideon Scott, and daughter Harper Grace.
Karamo Brown and Ian Jordan
The story of Karamo Brown’s journey to fatherhood is rather emotional. Karamo came out as gay at 16 years old, but it turns out he’d gotten his girlfriend pregnant when he was just 15 years old. However, he didn’t find out until he’d become famous as part of the Fab Five.
When Karamo found out about his son, Jason, he immediately got custody. He then adopted Jason’s half-brother Chris several years later. Karamo was co-parenting with his fiancé Ian Jordan, but the pair has since split.
Robbie Rogers and Greg Berlanti
Former American soccer player Robbie Rogers came out as gay in 2013, becoming the first openly gay man to compete in a major North American sports league. In 2013, he met celebrated TV writer and producer Greg Berlanti, known for Dawson’s Creek, Riverdale, and You. Now, they’re proud dads.
Robbie and Greg welcomed their son Caleb in 2016. They got engaged that same year, and the following year, they were married in Malibu. Their daughter, Mia Barbara Rogers-Berlanti, arrived in 2019.
Jeremy Brandrick and Adam Morris
It’s time for another installment from the world of fashion. This time, it’s Jeremy Brandrick, known for his time on reality series Project Runway. The Birmingham-born designer appeared on the 12th season of the show and now works as a high-end bridal designer in New York.
Jeremy Brandrick and his husband, Adam Morris, are the proud parents of adorable twins Benjamin and Alexandra. We’re particularly fond of little Benjamin’s slogan tee in these pictures — very cool, babe.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita
Another set of big hitters in the world of celebrity gay dads is Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita. Jesse is best known for playing the uptight Mitchell Pritchett, and has also won awards on Broadway. In 2012, he married lawyer Justin Mikita in Manhattan.
Jesse and Justin welcomed their son, Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita, in 2020. Hilariously, the actor has commented that they’ll be raising their son to be gay until he decides to be straight. He’s been regaling him with show tunes.
Claybourne Elder and Eric Rosen
We’re staying on Broadway for our next dads, including actor and singer Claybourne Elder. The theater star is currently in a Stephen Sondheim production on Broadway, and has received rave reviews for performances in One Arm, Bonnie & Clyde, and Sunday in the Park With George. On TV, he was Pete O’Malley in The Carrie Diaries.
The talented Claybourne Elder married director Eric Rosen in 2012. They welcomed their son, Claybourne ‘Bo’ Philip Rosen-Elder in 2017. He’s named after six other Claybourne Elders!
Greg Rikaart and Robert Sudduth
When actor Greg Rikaart announced the birth of his son, he made sure to speak up for the LGBTQ community. The soap star married writer Robert Sudduth in 2015, and they welcomed their son in 2016 shortly after the Orlando shootings.
Greg’s caption read, “We fight hate, bigotry, homophobia, and injustice in the world with love and enlightenment. In the truest and most pure definitions of the latter words, it is with full hearts that Rob and I take great pride in introducing our son, Montgomery Argo Rikaart-Sudduth.”
Vern Yip and Craig Koch
Interior designer Vern Yip has lent his talents to all sorts of TV shows. The Atlanta-based designer’s partner is Craig Koch, the owner of a doggie daycare company. As a result, the couple not only has two adorable kids, but also lots of lovable pets.
Vern and Craig are dads to son Gavin Joshua Mannox, and daughter Vera Lillian Beatrix. They’re also dog dads to two Great Pyrenees and two mutts. The couple’s social media is full of adorable family pics, dogs included.
Elton John and David Furnish
As if we’d forget to mention iconic gay dads, Elton John and David Furnish. Seriously, can you imagine having the legendary English singer as a dad? The crooner actually bought an entire house to serve as the nursery for his lucky kids!
Elton John has been with Canadian former ad exec and current filmmaker David Furnish since 1993. When equal marriage was legalized, they got hitched in 2014. The husbands have two sons, Zachary Jackson Levon and Elijah Joseph Daniel.
Dan Savage and Terry Miller
At the top of this image, we have the happy wedding day of author and pundit Dan Jackson and Terry Miller. The couple initially were married in Canada in 2005, and then were part of the first group to get married in Washington State. For their second ceremony, they were joined by their son, D.J.
Dan and Terry adopted D.J. as an infant and the family lived together in a Seattle-area farmhouse. The journalist wrote about his parenting experience in an award-winning book.
Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau
Next on our list of celebrity gay dads is actor Cheyenne Jackson and his partner, Jason Landau. Cheyenne has all sorts of Broadway and movie credits but is probably best known for starring in multiple seasons of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story.
Cheyenne married his second husband, actor Jason Landau in 2014. The couple has gorgeous twins, daughter Willow and son Ethan. The hands-on dads have commented that Ethan is “sensitive, funny, and playful” while Willow “means business.”
Rufus Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt
While many of the gay dads on this list raise their kids themselves, our next couple still has the biological mom in the picture. And hey, with this much musical talent going around, that sort of makes sense. Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright had a baby via surrogacy with Lorca Cohen, the daughter of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.
Rufus has been married to German artistic director Jörn Weisbrodt since 2012. They reside in The Hamptons, while daughter Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen lives with her mom.
Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani
We’ve had several couples on our list so far that have continued to co-parent despite splitting up. Journalist Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisini ended their romantic relationship in 2018, but still decided to co-parent together. The acclaimed commentator adopted son Wyatt in 2020.
Anderson Cooper reflected, “It feels like my life has actually begun, and I sort of wonder, what was I waiting for? This is a new level of love. It’s unlike anything I’ve experienced, and yet it’s also very familiar and incredibly special and intimate.
Shaun T and Scott Blokker
Let’s step from an American dynasty to a rather different world. Fitness trainer Shaun T has been on all sorts of fitness shows. He’s also the founder of the Insanity exercise program. The buff entrepreneur is married to his business partner, Scott Blokker. After many ups and downs, the couple welcomed twins in 2017.
Shaun and Scott are proud dads to sons Silas Rhys and Sander Vaughn. Shaun has said, “Scott’s dad told me, ‘You’re not coming into the babies’ world. They’re coming into yours.’”
Tan and Rob France
We’ve already had one member of the Fab Five, so why not add another? British-born fashion designer and TV personality Tan France is a citizen of the US. He’s married to pediatric nurse and illustrator Rob France, and together they live in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Tan and Rob welcomed their gorgeous baby boy, Ismail, in 2021. In the announcement of his birth on Instagram, Tan wrote, “Today, we finally got to bring him home. We love him so, so much. Like, fully obsessed.”
B.D. Wong and Richert Schnorr
We’ve actually already met actor B.D Wong’s son Jackson so far. However, Jackson has plenty of gay dads to go around so it’s only fair to mention these ones too. Jackson is the son of B.D. Wong and talent agent Richie Jackson. They welcomed him in 2000, then ended their romantic relati0nship in 2004.
Despite their marriage breaking down, B.D Wong still co-parents Jackson with his ex. He has since remarried Richert John Frederickson Schnorr. He’s pictured here at Jackson’s graduation.
Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton
When gay couple Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton announced that they had adopted a son, their fans were shell-shocked. American actor Matt married musician Blue in 2015 after five years together. Several months later, they announced on their YouTube channel that they had an addition to the family — two-year-old son Crow.
The couple reported being “giddy” when they found out that Crow would be joining their family. Blue has said, “In the end, this was the family we had imagined in our dreams.”
Joe Zee and Rob Younkers
Fashion stylist Joe Zee has been on our TV screens since the ’80s. The journalist is married to Rob Younkers, the host of Secret Guide to Fabulous. The couple announced the birth of their daughter, Vivian Magic Younkers-Zee, in 2020.
In their Instagram caption Zee wrote, “We are Dads!!! When you think you know what love is, looking into her eyes the moment she came into this world changed all that and we couldn’t be happier, full of hopes and dreams for her.”
Joey Gonzalez and Jonathan Rollo
We’ve had a few fitness gurus on our list of gay celebrity dads, and it’s about time for another. Joey Gonzalez is the CEO of Barry’s, a boutique fitness brand. Joey and chef husband Jonathan are parents to two gorgeous kiddies — daughter Francesca Isabella, and son Jake Stone.
In a photo of newborn Jake with his dads, Joey Gonzalez wrote, “Grateful for so much today: his life and health, […] and as always, for our right to be married and build the family of our dreams.”
Bill Horn and Scout Masterson
Fans of Tori Spelling’s reality series will be familiar with “Guncles” Bill Horn and Scout Masterson. The pair appeared regularly on the series, acting as uncles for the Spelling-McDermott brood. However, nowadays Bill and Scout are dads to their own kiddies.
The Horn-Masterson family consists of daughter Simone Lynn, and son Bosley Jo. Referring to their time on TV, the couple captioned their birth announcement with, “#TheGuncles fam is NOW 4! THRILLED to share the arrival of our son.”
Alec Mapa and Jamison Hebert
Lots of the gay fathers on this list have written books, plays, or stand-up sets about their experiences. That includes actor Alec Mapa, who made a stand-up infused documentary to talk about his time as a father.
The actor, comic, and writer married Jamison “Jamie” Hebert in 2008. Together, they adopted son Zion when he was five years old. Speaking about their son, Jamie said, “Not only does he stand up for himself, he is a real advocate for others — especially those that have less than him.”
Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow
OK, we’re pretty sure you won’t have heard of these gays, but you should. Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow became famous for being the first gay dads via surrogacy in the UK. In total, they have five children — two sets of identical twins, and a son from a previous relationship.
However, since then, this family unit has become rather confused. Now, Barrie is dating Scott, who was dating his daughter. They all live together, even though Tony and Barrie are still legally married.
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
Last but not least are interior designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. These two got married in a Manhattan ceremony in 2013. After that, they started to add to their family. First came daughter Poppy in 2015, and then came son Oskar Michael in 2018.
Nate Berkus has admitted that he’s the softer parent. He said, “Jeremiah’s extremely consistent as a parent. He’s the no-snacks-before-dinner parent. I’m like, ‘Well I want some M&M’s too, why can’t we all just have M&M’s?’”