There are a lot of bisexual celebrities in Hollywood who have openly come out about their bisexuality and are proud of it. The list of bisexual celebrities keeps growing as more and more people find it easier to express their true selves.
If you're looking for inspiration amongst bisexual celebrities, even though bisexual awareness week is a few months away, this list has you covered. Here are some of our favorite bisexual celebrities you might not know are bi.
Stephanie has been loved for her role as Detective Rosa Diaz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and her popularity continues to grow after her voicing Mirabel, in Disney's Encanto.
She probably has one of the shortest coming out stories, as she decided to tell the world through a simple, one-word tweet.
The multi-talented Scottish star has been known for his appearances in multiple popular films. He has always been very open in regards to his bisexuality and in 2012 he married his long-term partner, Grant Shaffer.
Following their marriage, he had an interview with Instinct Magazine where he shared the following:
"I have a healthy sexual appetite and a healthy imagination...I still define myself as a bisexual even though I have chosen to be with Grant. I'm sexually attracted to the female form even though I am with a man, and I just feel that bisexuals have a bad rap".
Lili Reinhart has come out as one of the bisexual women in Hollywood in 2020, through an interview with Flaunt Magazine. There she expressed that she was always aware of her bisexuality but was afraid of becoming a media spectacle if she found herself in a relationship with a woman.
Her fear was that people would crucify her for faking her bisexual identity and it was not something she wanted to have to deal with. The fact that she had been publicly in romantic relationships with just men was the problem.
The people close to her though have known about her sexuality for a while and are very supportive. Especially the media tends to create problems regarding most people's sexuality at one point or another so her fears were totally understandable.
The famous plus-size model, make-up artist, and blogger has been known and loved for her appearances in many popular fashion campaigns for big brands such as Marie Claire, Vogue Italia, and Torrid.
The body-positive model has been very vocal online about the unfair treatment of bigger models in the fashion industry and its unhealthy standards. Tess came out as pansexual in 2019 and she is more than welcome under the bisexual umbrella.
Frank Ocean came out as bisexual on Tumblr in 2016, and he did so in such a beautiful way. He actually shared a personal memory, about his first love, and it is definitely worth a read, especially for fellow bi guys:
"4 summers ago, I met somebody. I was 19 years old. He was too. We spent that summer, and the summer after, together. Everyday almost. And on the days we were together, time would glide. Most of the days I’d see him, and his smile. I’d hear his conversation and his silence... until it was time to sleep. Sleep I would often share with him. By the time I realized I was in love, it was malignant, It was hopeless, There was no escaping, no negotiating with the feeling, no choice. It was my first love, it changed my life."
The famous actress has been a proud bisexual woman for a very long time. After dating her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson for a few years, she is now engaged and to be married to Dylan Meyer.
Kristen spoke to The Guardian in 2017 regarding her sexuality. There she mentioned that being bisexual does not mean one is confused. In fact, for her, it's quite the opposite.
She also mentioned the importance of accepting sexual fluidity and how it is slowly becoming more talked about in recent times.
Apart from being known through his famous band Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong has been one of the bisexual celebrities that has come out since the 90s.
In fact, he talked about his sexuality in an interview with the Advocate in 1995, where he said he believes people are born bisexual and it's a very beautiful thing, despite society kind of considering it a taboo.
Alyson has been loved through her career as an actress, singer, model, and of course, dancer, as we have seen her bloom through the Step Up series.
In March of 2018, the star spoke to Teen Vogue about being attracted to men, women as well as people who identify in different ways.
Our favorite Miranda from Sex and the City has been an advocate for LGBTQ rights for a very long time and has been one of the female energies who have devoted their online platforms to their activism.
After having dated predominantly men in the past, she formed a relationship with fellow activist Christine Marinoni in 2004 and the two are still happily married since 2007.
She is also one of the celebrities believing that being bisexual is not a choice, it is a fact. People are born bisexual and she is just a woman sexually attracted to another woman.
Taylor Bennet is a musician and rapper known for his hip-hop hits since the beginning of his career in 2015. Right before he turned 21, Taylor came out as bisexual in 2017 on Twitter where he emphasized that he will always be in support of the gay community.
I do recognize myself as a bisexual male & do & have always openly supported the gay community & will keep doing so in 2017. #ThankYou 🤘🏽— Taylor Bennett (@_TaylorBennett) January 18, 2017
Drew Barrymore has been popular through her intensive career as an actress and is loved by many. She came out to the public as a bisexual woman through an interview with Contact Magazine talking openly about her love for the image of a woman's body.
There, Drew Barrymore had to say the following:
"Do I like women sexually? Yeah, I do. Totally. I have always considered myself bisexual...I love a woman's body. I think a woman and a woman together are beautiful, just as a man and a woman together are beautiful".
Ezra Miller is an actor and singer who first gained popularity through his co-starring role in The Perks of Being A Wallflower in 2012. Following that, he has come to gain the role of The Flash in the DC Extended Universe.
Ezra identifies as non-binary and has stated he does not have a certain preference for any pronouns. In 2012, during an interview for The Daily Beast, he explained that he could see himself finding love with people of more than one gender, while he has been attracted mainly to "shes".
Mostly known for her role in Westworld, Tessa Thompson is also known for playing Valkyrie in the MCU.
Much like her character, Thessa came out as bisexual in 2018 during an interview with Porter Magazine.
The incredibly talented Lady Gaga has always been very open about her sexual orientation and her support of the LGBTQ community. Her iconic song Born this Way has been a huge support for people of the community from all over the world.
Reminding them that the fact that someone is born bisexual is valid, she has helped so many people feel comfortable in their own skin.
Lady Gaga discussed the fact that she is bisexual and living her own life with her identity in 2010 in a 20/20 interview with Barbara Walters.
Bi folks everywhere consider her an amazing inspiration and through her Born This Way Foundation, she has managed to help a lot of youth's voices be heard.
The Walking Dead star first opened up about his sexuality in 2017 through an interview with People, where he came out as bisexual.
Through his acting role in the Walking Dead, he hoped his coming out would inspire young members of the LGBT community to feel safe and do the same.
He verified he is proud of his bisexual identity and did not want to stay hidden and avoid this important question.
Gillian Andreson has been, apart from an amazing actress, a very outspoken activist. She has spent a great part of her career supporting humanitarian organizations and multiple charities.
After openly speaking about a past relationship with another woman who sadly passed away. In 2015, she had the following to say regarding her sexuality:
"To me, a relationship is about loving another human being; their gender is irrelevant."
The very talented Willow is known for her career as an actress, dancer, and singer/songwriter. Willow Smith expressed herself about her bisexuality in an interview in 2019 on an episode of Red Table Talk.
There, she mentioned that she would be equally as happy to be with both a man and a woman. Forming a relationship with two people would simply keep her happy, without the need to find anyone else.
Thandwine Newton is another actress well known for her role in Westworld. She is also known for being a women's rights activist.
In 2008 she discussed her own bisexuality and her view of the matter in an interview with The Advocate.
Amber Rose is not only outspoken about who she is but also about everything she believes in. She has always been known to speak openly about her status among other bisexual celebrities and said she has been in love with men and women.
She can see the beauty in people of all backgrounds and is attracted to male and female energies. Amber is also very vocal about being a feminist and sex-positive advocate for all genders.
Shannon Purser is best known through her role as Barb in the popular TV show Stranger Things. She came out as bisexual through a Twitter post where she explained she felt it was as good a time to share something personal as ever.
"I've only just recently come out as bisexual to my family and friends. It's something I am still processing and trying to understand and I don't like talking about it too much. I'm very very new to the LGBT community".
The famous comedian is one of the most outspoken celebrities about matters such as sexuality and racial issues. One of our favorite appearances was her as a Fairy Gaymother #1 in the 2020 movie Friendsgiving.
Margaret Cho identifies as bisexual and has been very honest about her experiences with polygamy, including her own open marriage.
The actress came out in a very simple yet efficient way. A fan tweeted her to ask her about her sexuality, asking her if she is bisexual and she simply replied with a yes. That was probably one of the shortest yet most to-the-point announcements.
Following that tweet, she received a lot of supportive messages from fans. This support was followed by another tweet where she thanked everyone for the support and told them she loved them, finishing the tweet off with #pride.
Bebe Rexha has been very open and transparent in regards to her sexuality and mental health struggles. Her fans are deeply invested in her being open and sharing aspects of her bipolar disorder with them online.
When it comes to her sexuality, Bebe Rexha has stated that she doesn't identify as heterosexual. She is very outspoken about LGBTQ rights and states that she leans more towards sexual fluidity as other types of labels don't exactly feel like they work for her.
From her days in True Blood to her lead role in Westworld, Hollywood star Evan Rachel Wood has been another one of the bisexual celebrities who came out through Twitter.
As she said in 2011, she is bisexual and has always joked about Miley giving her gay vibes, in her opinion, just an observation! She has also been very outspoken about her own sexuality and the importance of bi representation in the media.
The late singer was loved by many for her beautiful soulful voice and her openness about her personal struggles. Through her battles with drug addiction, eating disorders, and self-harm she created art that will resonate with us through the years.
Amy has always been open about her sexuality. Her close friends shared that she dated women and said that she never cared about what the world thought about her being bi, she wanted to do what felt good.
Everybody has grown to love Sarah Paulson even more through her work in American Horror Story and the actress continues to amaze through her performances in various shows.
Even though Sarah has been known to avoid labels, she has been very open when it comes to her past relationships with both men and women. She has been in a relationship with Holland Taylor since 2015.
Our favorite Superwoman, Lilly Singh started her career as a YouTube star making comedic skits about her mom and dad characters. From that, she evolved to become a TV host, actress, and a very vocal activist.
Lilly came out in a Twitter post where she ticked some emoji boxes showing she is female, a woman of color, and bisexual. Most importantly, she labeled these things as her superpowers. She also encouraged her audience to embrace themselves, no matter how many boxes they themselves check.
We have all loved Megan Fox since her appearance in Jennifer's Body and as a modern-day female sex symbol, she has been very open about being a bisexual woman.
In 2010, in an interview with Esquire, she had the following to say about her bisexuality and subconscious choices in regards to choosing partners:
"I think people are born bisexual and they make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual".
The actress Anna Paquin has been known through her career in the X-Men franchise and her lead role as Sookie Stackhouse in HBO's True Blood.
She is open about her sexuality and is talking openly about it through her social media. She also starred in the Give a Damn Campaign aimed at promoting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender equality.
In her opinion, for bisexual people, one person's gender is not the deciding factor. They can be attracted to both men and women equally as well as people of any other gender.
Cardi B. is known for her naturally funny personality and her rise to fame from a stripper to one of the most successful female rappers of all time.
Not only has she been open about her personal life, but she has also always been very open about her sexuality and bisexual dating experiences.
After her hit song "Girls" with Rita Ora, she said in a Tweet that she has personally had a lot of experiences of being with other women sexually and their song represents that.
The Fifth Harmony star came out as a bisexual Cuban-American woman after being spotted kissing another girl. The picture with this particular person quickly went viral online and Lauren spoke about it openly through a letter to Billboard:
"I am a bisexual Cuban-American woman and I am so proud of it. I am proud to be part of a community that only projects love and education and the support of one another".
Halsey is an American singer/songwriter who first became famous by releasing her own music on various social media platforms. After becoming a breakout star in the music world, she has also fought for bisexual representation in music.
Halsey is one of the openly bisexual celebrities who also spoke about her being a proud bisexual member of the LGBTQ community during her speech at the 2018 GLAAD awards.
Fergie has been known and loved from her career as a child actor in the 80s to her Black Eyed Peas years and her later on a solo career. She has always been open about her own life as a bisexual woman and being involved with both men and women.
While she states that she has never had a serious relationship with a woman, she is still bisexual. In fact, she said that this was never a trend for her and that if people looked in her past, they would easily find the same answer.
As a multi-racial woman of color, coming from Mexican-Irish American descent and raised by families heavily rooted in Catholicism, the Grey's Anatomy star knew she had to use her voice for other youth in her situation.
She came out as a queer, bisexual individual during her speech at True Colors Fund's, now known as True Colors United, 40 to none Summit.
Lucas Hedges starred in 2018's Boy Erased, where his character had to be sent to therapy following his coming out as gay to his parents. The film gave him the opportunity to also express his own sexuality.
He went on to mention he is not totally straight but also not gay and not necessarily bisexual. In his earlier life, he was most infatuated with his closest male friends and always knew he existed on a spectrum.
The well-known Parks and Recreation actress Natalie Morales has always been very open about her own sexuality as a queer woman and attraction to many genders.
Through her role in the NBC comedy show Abby's, she felt like her also bisexual character Abby was the perfect opportunity for bisexual representation on TV.
The Panic! at the Disco vocalist has always been very outspoken about his attraction to any people, regardless of their gender identity. He says that he is attracted to people, not genders or any other standards.
These thoughts, (as well as the first threesome he participated in), also inspired the song "Girls/Girls/Boys" which has truly become an anthem for bisexual people pointing out that love is not a choice.
Starting out her ride to fame as Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus has grown and evolved in front of our eyes through the years. Miley remembers telling her mother she's bisexual at the early age of 14.
"I remember telling her I admit women in a different way. And she asked me what that meant. And I said, I love them. I love them like I love boys".
The bold English model and actress has been open about her bisexuality since 2015. She opened up to say that her feelings for other women had confused her since the very beginning of her childhood.
While the internet accused her of presenting her bisexuality as a phase, Cara went online to speak about her attraction to both men and women:
"My sexuality is not a phase. I am who I am".
Jason Mraz came out as bisexual in one of the most creative ways on this list. During Pride month, he came out as bisexual with a lovely poem to the LGBTQ community:
And now the world is better because of you
We still have a long way to go
I am bi your side
And for those people that were left wondering through this poem, Jason also proceeded to verify the fact that he is indeed attracted to both men and women. There he expressed how keeping the secret of one's sexual identity can be a very stressful secret to carry.
As a popular singer that many look up to, his words are very important in shifting the stigma of previously making bi guys invisible and turning their experiences into valid and real.
As more and more bisexual celebrities come out, the road for more people to feel safe about expressing their sexuality becomes so much easier. Being openly bisexual is not only not a bad thing, it is actually extremely helpful to all the people that look up to these celebrities.
This way, we are commonly creating a world where different people can express themselves a lot more openly and feel safe and accepted. Which one of these bisexual celebrities is your favorite and why?
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