15 Asexual Celebrities You Didn’t Know About

August 4, 2014  |  
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When you think about Hollywood’s elite, you might think of a group of people who are over-sexed and bed hopping nightly, but these celebrities are actually asexual (or are assumed to be)!
Janeane Garofalo


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Janeane Garofalo

The “Wet Hot American Summer” actress doesn’t quite seem fit for a movie with such a suggestive title when you find out she is asexual, a fact she talks about in her standup act often.

 

Steven Patrick Morrissey


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Steven Patrick Morrissey

Commonly known by his stage name Morrissey, the singer from the band The Smiths has said in interviews that he is asexual and celibate.

Tim Gunn


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Tim Gunn

Stereotypers might be tempted to assume Gunn is gay, but in fact the “Project Runway” fashion consultant hasn’t been in a romantic relationship in over 30 years. That doesn’t mean he can’t spot a fiercely sexy outfit though.

Paula Poundstone


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Paula Poundstone

Another female comic who identifies as asexual, Poundstone has been quoted saying she finds that not being interested in sex is a big time saver.

Mike Skinner


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Mike Skinner

Skinner from the British band “The Streets” has publicly stated he is asexual. But apparently that changed since he has since then gotten married to a woman and had a child.

 

David Jay

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David Jay

Jay is an asexual activist who founded the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. He does, however, have a girlfriend, who is reportedly asexual as well.

Bradford Cox

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Bradford Cox

The lead singer of the band Deerhunter once stated he was asexual, but in recent years he came out as a homosexual.

Emilie Autumn


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Emilie Autumn

The glam rock singer-songwriter identifies herself as asexual, but she has been quoted saying she doesn’t have anything against sex.

John Frusciante


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John Frusciante

The former Red Hot Chili Peppers musician was never seen or heard of having sexual or romantic relationships, and likes to spend most of his time by himself.

Richey Edwards


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Richey Edwards

The Welsh musician from the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers is reportedly asexual, and has been quoted saying he doesn’t like sex.

T.E. Lawrence

Lawrence was a British soldier, whose life story inspired the movie “Lawrence of Arabia.” There was no recorded incidence of him ever being romantically or sexually involved with anyone.

Sun Ra

The Jazz musician Sun Ra was believed to have led a life of almost no indulgence, eating very little food, never partaking in recreational drugs, and reportedly never having sex.

Keri Hulme

The Booker Prize winning author identifies as an atheist and an asexual, and believes that asexualism awareness should be raised so that young asexuals do not think there is something wrong with them for not being sexually attracted to people.

Florence Nightingale

The famous military nurse reportedly died a virgin and never had romantic relationships. She took on more of a motherly role to everyone she encountered.

Sherlock Holmes

Many diehard Holmes fans believe the character was asexual due to the noticeable lack of sexual or romantic storylines in the collection of books on him.

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