17 Inspiring Celebrity LGBTQ Couples

Fom Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka to Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli.

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli

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There are plenty of famous LGBTQ couples who fill us with joy and #couplegoals on a regular basis. There's Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, whose coordinating outfits with their precious twins never fail to win Halloween; Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli, a match made in Litchfield Penitentiary; and RuPaul and Georges LeBar, who have been together for decades and spend much of their time on a gorgeous ranch in rural Wyoming—just to name a few.

Here are 14 famous LGBTQ couples who have a knack for showing up in the most adorable way.

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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris

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NPH and his actor-slash-professional chef husband have been married since 2014, and together for more than a decade. "I'm so, so grateful to this gorgeous man for giving me his heart, his shoulder, his strength, his lust, his laughter, his joy," Harris captioned a post celebrating the 15th anniversary of his first date with Burtka.

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Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

Jwan Yosef and Ricky Martin

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The King of Latin Pop and his artist husband have been killing it on the red carpet since 2016 and married since 2018. While much of their relationship is private, we do know that their meet-cute came via Yosef's art account on Instagram where Martin literally slid into his DMs! The dapper duo has four children via surrogate.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

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This Hollywood power couple has seemingly been together forever. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi met at an awards show in 2004 and married in 2008. The two renewed their vows in de Rossi's native Australia for their tenth wedding anniversary.

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Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli

Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley

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These two lovebirds met while Wiley was acting in and Morelli was writing for Orange Is the New Black. They married in March 2017 in Palm Springs and jetted off to Italy for their honeymoon. And their social media feeds have been a nonstop flood of romantic vacay pics ever since.

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Pete and Chasten Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg and husband Chasten Buttigieg

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Whatever your politics, there's no denying Mayor Pete and his husband Chasten, a junior high teacher, are hands-down the cutest couple. The duo met on dating app Hinge and tied the knot in June 2018. And when they're not promoting Pete's campaigns, they're offering up an inside look at their matching senses of humor and unbelievably supportive relationship.

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Barbie Ferreira and Elle Puckett

Barbie Ferreira, best known for her role in Euphoria as Kat, has been with girlfriend, Elle Puckett for over three years. Puckett, also known as Rosie Ugly, is the lead singer of Poema. The couple share matching tattoos with hearts and branches. The caption of their Valentine's day post showcasing the matching tattoos read, "Love of my life".

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Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle

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What do you get when you cross an Olympic gold medalist soccer player with a writer, philanthropist, and inspirational speaker? A highly entertaining, deeply moving pair, that's what. Since their marriage in 2017, Wambach and Doyle have made juggling careers (both have authored books since), three children, and family life look like a piece of cake.

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RuPaul and Georges LeBar

Georges LeBar and RuPaul

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On the surface, RuPaul and Georges LeBar might seem like total opposites: While RuPaul hosts a TV show, pops up in seemingly every movie, and has one of the most eye-catching wardrobes in Hollywood, his husband runs a ranch in rural Wyoming. (Yes, really.) But it's clear that these two, who have been together since the early '90s and married in secret in 2017, are a perfect match.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita

Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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One could say Ferguson and Mikita, who have been married since 2013, share a super normal, super boring life: filled with cameos in Taylor Swift music videos, coordinating designer outfits on the Tony Awards red carpet, and invites to John Legend's birthday party. See? So boring.

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Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

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Actors Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor met at a Hollywood party in 2005, a solid decade before they became romantically linked. Their relationship officially began in 2015 after reconnecting on a project for women's rights. (Taylor slid into Paulson's DMs!) The two have admitted to entertaining the idea of marriage from a spiritual standpoint and in regards to their 32-year age difference Paulson has said, "I can't say it any other way than there's a poignancy to it, and a heightened sense of time and the value of time."

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Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

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Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner's relationship has spanned over five decades! Their romance began in the early 1970s and simultaneously kicked off and equally rewarding professional partnership in comedy. Tomlin and Wagner tied the knot on New Year's Eve in 2013, after 42 years together.

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Wanda Sykes and Alex Niedbalski

Wanda Sykes and wife, Alex Niedbalski first met on a ferry. They began dating in 2008 and were married that same year, wearing matching wedding dresses.

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Elton John and David Furnish

Elton John and David Furnish

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The Piano Man and his Canadian-filmmaker husband wed in December 2014 after eight years in a British civil partnership. The duo met in 1993 through a mutual friend and have been sending weekly love notes to one another ever since. The secret to their longevity? Furnish highlights the importance of maintaining ones individuality and not getting swept up in a partner's identity.

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Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent

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TV's favorite interior design duo met in 2012 after being introduced through mutual friend, Rachel Zoe. They reconnected a few years later, and knew they had found the one after their first date. Berkus and Brent married in May 2014 and have two children.

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Nico Tortorella and Bethany Meyers

 Nico Tortorella and Bethany C. Meyers

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Torterella and Meyers have been in what they describe as a "queer polyamorous" relationship for over a decade. They tied the knot, wearing "gender-bending" white gowns, in early 2018. "Thirteen years later and I love you even more now than I did then. You give me support when I'm weak. Confidence when I'm unsure. Smiles when I cry. And tears when I laugh. Let's never grow up mmmk babe?" Meyers captioned a super sweet Instagram post dedicated to Tortorella.

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Tan and Rob France

Tan France met husband, Rob France, on a dating app. The two bonded over their religious backgrounds (Tan is Muslim and Rob is Mormon).

The couple welcomed their first baby in July 2021.

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Brad and George Takei

George Takei and Brad Takei

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George Takei and Brad Altman have been a couple since the 1980s, but they didn't have the opportunity to make their partnership official until 2008, when the California Supreme Court overturned their ban on gay marriage. “We were having lunch at home and the news came on that the California Supreme court this time ruled in favor of marriage equality," George said on his pocast, Oh Myyy Pod. "I have my mouth full, but suddenly Brad slipped out of his chair and was on the floor, and he said, ‘George, will you marry me?’ And I said, ‘You beat me to it, I was gonna ask you!’”

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