35 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Bi$exual

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35 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Bi$exual 

Who’s bi$exual and who’s not? Some days, you need a scorecard to see who makes the list, which is why we list the following in alphabetical order so you can do a quick search to verify your hunches.


35 Famous People, You Didn't Know Were

1. Dance legend and bi$exual Alvin Ailey revolutionized modern dance and won a 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom for his dance preservation advocacy.


2. Gillian Anderson’s “X-Files” role made her a star, but she-she keeps her bi$exuality on the down low. She believes that $exuality is about fluidity rather than labels.


3. Alexander the Great had conquered the world by age 30. He was true to his wives as well as the greatest love of his life, fellow military hero General Hephaistion.

4. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is extremely comfortable in his own skin when talking about the pleasure he finds in his bi$exual lifestyle.

Joe Armstrong

5. Francis Bacon may have died in 1626, but the father of “the scientific method” enjoyed relationships with men and women throughout his life.

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6. Chinese actress Bai Ling told an “Entertainment Weekly” reporter in 2009 that she was bi-$exual, an utterance that could have consequences home in China.


7. Drew Barrymore, now a married mother of two, announced her bi$exuality to “Contact Magazine” in 2003. “Do I like women $exually? Yeah, I do,” she said.


8. Australian actress Cate Blanchett may win a 2015 Oscar for her role as a lesbian, but the happily married mom isn’t shy about admitting that she’s equally attracted to both genders.


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9. Actor Marlon Brando‘s rural Illinois farm country roots aren’t reflected in his public persona as a wild break-out star of the 1050s who enjoyed open relationships with both men and women.

10. David Bowie, married to model Imam and father of two, told a “Playboy” writer that having $ex with both genders was “the best thing that ever happened to me” in 1976.

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11. Quintessential womanizer Giacomo Casanova was also a manager according to historic records that show his fascination with both genders.

12. Margaret Cho jokes about her Korean parents, but not about her bi$exuality. Married to artist Al Ridenour since 2003, she says that people should get their judgments.

Margaret Cho

13. “The Good Wife” and, “Masterpiece Theater” star Alan Cumming told “Instinct Magazine” of his “healthy $exual appetite and a healthy imagination” in 2013.

Alan Cumming

14. Twerking Queen Miley Cyrus specializes in outrageous behavior after retiring her child star image. Calling off an engagement, she declared herself “pan$exual” in 2015.

Miley Cyrus

15. Music mogul Clive Davis, the 83-year-old father of four, married twice and didn’t reveal his bi$exuality until 2013 when his memoir was published.

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16. James Dean personified the 1950s heartthrob, but rumors of his bi$exuality persisted. His response? “I’m also not going to go through life with one hand tied behind my back.”

17. Fergie confirmed long-held speculation about her bi$exuality when interviewed for “The Advocate” in 2009. Married to actor Josh Duhamel, she is now mom to baby Axl.


18. Malcomb Forbes’ bi$exuality was revealed after his 1990 death, impacting his son Steve’s presidential aspirations because he was tolerant of his dad’s lifestyle choice.

19. What would the public have said if they knew Janet Gaynor, America’s famed silent film era star, liked romancing men and women?

20. He didn’t live to appear in the 2015 “Star Wars” film, but Sir Alec Guinness didn’t hesitate to break his silence about his bi$exuality to the BBC back in 2001.

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21. Amber Heard discussed her bi$exual lifestyle during an “Elle” magazine interview before marrying Johnny Depp in 2015. Depp’s daughter Lily-Rose just came out as “$exually fluid,” too.

Amber Heard

22. Angelina Jolie wore ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton’s blood in a vial on a chain and admits to many bi$exual encounters. Now one-half of the Brangelina brand is busy herding six kids.

Angelina Jolie

23. If you’re Kesha, one name, and two $exual options is a good thing. “I’m not only attracted to men,” she said in 2013. “It’s not about gender” but a person’s the spirit.


24. John Maynard Keynes profoundly influenced international economics. He obsessed about numbers and also tabulated liaisons with both $exes. Talk about number crunching!

25. Civil rights activist Malcom X generated enough racial controversy to last a lifetime. His love life was equally dynamic: he had relationships with men and women.

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26. Here’s how fitness guru Jillian Michaels told “Lady’s Home Journal” she’s bi$exual: “It’s healthy to fall in love with [both $exes], just as it’s healthy to eat the right food.”

Jillian Michaels

27. Megan Mullally‘s role as Karen on “Will and Grace” belied her choice of a bi$exual lifestyle. Married twice, she has no kids and insists, “everybody is innately bi$exual.”

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28. Married with children, Thandie Newton is convinced that “we’re all potentially bisexual.” “I could as easily fallen in love with a woman over a man,” she said.

Thandie Newton

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29. “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon keep her bi$exuality under wraps during a long hetero$exual relationship that produced two kids. In 2012, she married Christine Marinoni and had another.

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30. Iconic actor Laurence Olivier used his silver tongue to declare his bi$exuality in these words: “Some people like oysters, some people like snails. I like oysters and snails.”

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31. Anna Paquin, who plays a vampire on “True Blood,” wed actor Steven Moyer and they have kids, but she remains “openly adamant about her bi$exuality” after coming out in 2009.

Anna Paquin

32. “American Horror Story” actress Sarah Paulson told “New York Magazine” in 2014 that when it comes to a $ex, she is an equal opportunity employer.

Sarah Paulson

33. Kim Kardashian replaced Amber Rose as Kanye West’s main squeeze after she declared, “If I see aa woman and think she’s beautiful” we can definitely try for a relationship.

Amber Rose

34. Amy Winehouse’s tragic death in 2011 robbed the world of a great talent and someone equally passionate about her bi$exuality. “I do what feels good,” she said.

Amy Winehouse

35. Famous poet Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” is required reading in literature classes. He made no apologies for his overt bi$exuality in the 1800s.

Will the list grow in the years ahead? It’s likely. As the world becomes less shaming and more accepting about personal choices, the freedom to experiment could open more doors for those who are curious enough about their $exuality to explore all facets of it.

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