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These Celebrities Reveal The REAL Reasons Why They Never Got Married

by Elzaan Van der merwe

Kimberly is a famous actor that has starred in numerous movies, television shows, and even reality TV and is the daughter of Rod and Alana Stewart. Her parents have been happily married for years, but Kimberly has her own agenda. Even though she got engaged to MTV's Laguna Beach star Talan Torriero after only dating for one month she still didn't get married. She also shares a child with Benicio del Toro, but there is still no ring on her finger. Only time will tell if she will follow in her parent's footsteps.

Coco Chanel

The most iconic fashion designer that the world has seen has one saying she always lived by, "A girl should be two things: who and what she wants." Chanel has appeared in the public with a few good-looking men on her arm but always kept the relationships casual. She also said that she wants to have the same effect on men as a bird would. Because of that and her strong beliefs she never settled down.

Coco Chanel

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is seen as one of the most successful women in television and she worked hard to build her empire. Some speculation has been going around that Oprah doesn't want to get married because she is scared about the financial consequences of a messy divorce. But it is safe to say that she is more than happy in her longtime relationship with Stedman Graham. The couple has been dating for a shocking 30 years, and never got married and probably never will. There is a perfect saying from Dr. Phil that sums this up, "If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!"

Oprah Winfrey
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Jacqueline Bisset

Even though she has seriously dated a few boyfriends for long periods over the years, she never decided to get married. One of Jacqueline's relationships lasted a whopping 14 years and two other relationships lasted seven years. She believes she never took the plunge because she stated that, " the more time you spend with a partner, the harder it becomes to ignore their faults, bad habits, and shortcomings."

Jacqueline Bisset

Anna Kournikova

The one and only blonde bombshell and tennis star have been in a number of high profile relationships, but still, there is no ring. There were rumors that she was briefly married to Sergei Fedorov a hockey player, but unfortunately, no one but Anna can verify that. After being engaged to NFL star Pavel Bure, she has been in a rather serious relationship with Enrique Iglesias. We are waiting for that ring!

Anna Kournikova

Anita Hill

Anita became famous under the most unusual circumstance. For those of you who don't know she became famous when she testified against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in court. Ever since then she has been secretive about her love life, although we know she has been dating her boyfriend for a while now. She is not against getting married, but she probably just isn't "there" yet.

Anita Hill

Greta Garbo

In Greta's case the saying, "actions mean more than words" definitely comes to mind! After she stated in numerous interviews that she will marry a man if he is the right one for her, her actions told a different story. The story goes like this, she was engaged to actor Jack Gilbert, they planned their wedding together and when the big day finally arrived she became the runaway bride and left him at the altar. Apparently, he wasn't the right man for her.

Greta Garbo

Diane Keaton

Although Diane has played numerous married roles in movies and has dated big time film stars like Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino and Warren Beatty she is still unmarried. She has stated that she will maybe settle down one day, but that she absolutely refuses to give up her independence and freedom to be happy in a marriage.

Diane Keaton

Cote de Pablo

Cote became famous when she starred in the famous NCIS TV show. During that time she was dating Diego Serrano and was together for a whole of 15 years before they broke up. Besides that not even once in their relationship did they think about getting married. So, now Cote is living her life to the fullest as a single lady.
Cote de Pablo

Condoleeza Rice

Condoleeze is now known as one of the most powerful women in American history as she climbed the ladder of the American political system until she was appointed Secretary of State. But before any of these things happened she was engaged to NFL star Rick Upchurch. It seems though that neither he nor any other man so far could keep up with this powerful woman as there is still no ring on that finger.
Condoleeza Rice

Lauren Graham

She became one of the most famous female actors of the early millennium when she starred in Gilmore Girls for seven years. Even though her character got married in the show she didn't settle done in her own personal life, despite being in a long relationship with her boyfriend Peter Krause. They have almost been together for 10 years, but don't plan on settling down very soon.

Lauren Graham

Sheryl Crow

She built herself a legacy as a singer before she became engaged and almost the wife of the famous sportsman Lance Armstrong. They parted ways before he was scandalized for using chemical aids to boost his racing. Now, that Sheryl knows she dodged that bullet, she stayed away from getting married, but still grew her family with her two adopted sons.
Sheryl Crow

Lauryn Hill

Lauryn has always been the artist that keeps her personal life secret and her relationships are among them. We know, however, that she was in a very serious relationship with Rohan Marley for 15 years and they even have five children together. Here's the thing though, they never got married and actually split up in 2011 when Lauryn had a child with another man. Nobody knows if that is why they split up, but we can use our imaginations.

Lauryn Hill
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Edie Falco

Edie is known as one of TV's best actresses after staring in the hit HBO tv show the Sopranos and after that starring in a show of her own where she played Nurse Jackie. She has two daughters that she adopted, but yet she didn't get married. Edie has a good reason for this as she states, she has seen enough unhappy married people, and that she doesn't want to be one of them.
Edie Falco

Allison Janney

Everyone loves the comedy series called Mom and that is probably why you recognize Allison. She stars as a wife and mother in the tv show, but in real life, she hasn't settled down and started her own family. Allison says the reason for this is that she hasn't found the right person, but truth to be told with her successful career we don't think she had a lot of time to find the right person. But she states if he comes along she hopes he can be her travel companion.

Allison Janney

Tyra Banks

She is one of the world's biggest supermodels, television star, and producer of America's Next Top Model, but she hasn't settled down and married the guy of her dreams yet. Now, in her 40's Tyra doesn't seem worried at all about getting married although she was in a four-year relationship with the father of her child, Erik Asla. They, however, split up in 2017, sad but true!

Tyra Banks

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda may not be recognized by her face, but fans of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal will definitely recognize her name as the producer of these hit tv shows. Because she has such a busy schedule and life it may be difficult for her to find the right man to marry and settle down with. In an interview with Oprah, she stated that she doesn't want to lose the life she has built and that she is as happy as ever to play mother to her three children.

Shonda Rhimes

Queen Latifah

Starting out being a female rapper to ending up being of the most well-known actresses in Hollywood, the Queen has never married. She has kept her relationships secret and away from the spotlight for all these years and for all the years still to come. Latifah has stated in interviews that she is open to the idea of getting married, but her fiance will have to put his back into wooing her.

Queen Latifah

Miranda Richardson

Miranda has played some very interesting and unusual characters in her career like her roles in Phantom of the Opera and Sleepy Hollow. But unlike the other actresses, she has been rather open about her relationships. Although she is not married, she stated to the press that she is still waiting for the right guy.

Miranda Richardson

Sarah Silverman

Sarah's Jewish heritage has influenced and helped her build her career in comedy. Although she has been seen with many famous men in the past like Jimmy Kimmel, she is yet to tie the knot!

Sarah Silverman
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Winona Ryder

Since making her breakthrough in the 1980's, Winona has enjoyed a fulfilling career and she isn't planning on stepping out of the spotlight anytime soon. She has been since with quite a few famous men on her arm like Matt Damon, Johnny Depp, and Keanu Reeves. As she is growing older her fans are wondering if she will ever get married. Guess, we will have to wait and see.

Winona Ryder

Kylie Minogue

Kylie is the multi-talented star that we all strive to be. From an actress to a model, she can do it all and the gift just keeps on giving in her case. She has been engaged to Joshua Sasse and has enjoyed and been in a couple of serious relationships, but none that has tied her down just yet.

Kylie Minogue

Harper Lee

We all know the famous novel To Kill A Mockingbird that was written by the famous novelist Harper Lee. Although she was a celebrity she lived a solitary life and only dated a couple of times. According to Marja Mills who wrote Harper's biography, she stated that Harper never met a man worth settling down for. That is why she spent most if not all her time on her writing.
Harper Lee

Dina Meyer

Dina starred in movies like Johnny Mnemonic and Starship Troopers and dated famous men from her time like Billy Joel and Shane West. But since the 1990's she has been keeping her love life and relationships very secret. Even though she is almost 50, she is not stressing about getting married in fact she is quite at peace that she never tied the knot.
Dina Meyer

Jane Austen

The world's most famous novelist who wrote Pride and Prejudice, lived like any other author, in solitary. Jane never felt the need to be famous and have her picture taken for every magazine and that is probably why she never got married. But she was in a relationship with Tom Lefroy, they just never got married.
Jane Austen

Jorja Fox

Jorja has a great career since she starred in hit tv shows like CSI and The West Wing. But she is like many other famous actors, who love to keep their love lives under wraps. We know that she has dated people in the past and there was even a rumor that she was married at one point in time, but it was soon to be revealed as false information.

Jorja Fox

Queen Elizabeth I

Way back when Queen Elizabeth I was in power she was also known by the name of "The Virgin Queen," as she never got married. It is not that she had anything against getting married and having children, she just didn't feel like it was politically right for her to marry another world leader. You see back then the only way she could marry someone is if she married a leader from another country.

Queen Elizabeth I
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Janet Napolitano

Jane Napolitano also known as the former governor of Arizona is quite a woman! Despite being a governor she has also held several high political positions like the President of the University of California and U.S State Secretary of Homeland Security. As if she isn't intimidating or a force to be reckoned with she has also been named the ninth most powerful woman by Forbes. Unfortunately, we don't know why she chose to not settle down, but let me tell you this it's going to take one hell of a man to sweep her off her feet.

Janet Napolitano

Mary-Louise Parker

Mary is another well known and loved actress that has never walked down the aisle. We guess you can own it up to the terrible heartbreak she had when Billy Crudup broke up with her just before their child's birth so that he could be with Claire Danes. Since then she has learned how to take care of herself and that has led her to be the fine actress that she is now.

Mary-Louise Parker

Goldie Hawn

Goldie is in a sense in the same position as our beloved Oprah. They both never got married, but they have been in wonderful lasting relationships of over 30 years with their partner. Goldie and her partner Kurt Russell never walked down the aisle, but they raised four children together and it doesn't look like their status is going to change anytime soon. As she feels like getting married is just a meaningless relationship marker.

Goldie Hawn

Susan B. Anthony

Although we are surprised when celebrities don't get married, we cannot say we are shocked that Susan was never married. She spent most of her life fighting for the rights of women in the most difficult time when it was seen that a woman is her husband's property. "When I was young if a girl married poor, she became a housekeeper and a drudge," Susan said. "If she married wealth, she became a pet and a doll."

Susan B. Anthony

Naomi Watts

Naomi has been in a few relationships, but based on her 11-year relationship to Liev Schreiber, she has not ruled out getting married just yet. Even though the couple didn't tie the knot they did bring two children into the world, before they broke it off.

Naomi Watts

Mindy Kaling

This 38-year-old comedy actress is in no rush to get married anytime soon. Although she has a daughter, whom she gave birth to in late 2017, she says she wants to focus on her career and personal life. The rumor is that nobody knows who the father is or that she even was in a serious relationship at the time. Nonetheless, she is keeping her personal life and relationships away from the spotlight.

Mindy Kaling

Marisa Tomei

Everyone considers Marisa as one of the most talented and beautiful women in Hollywood, but yet she has never tied the knot. In 2009 she was in a relationship with Logan Marshall and there were rumors that they were secretly engaged, but that bug was soon crushed by her agent and the broke up in 2013. During this time she also said, "I’m not that big a fan of marriage as an institution, and I don’t know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings."

Marisa Tomei

Dana Delany

Dana is recognized for her role in Desperate Housewives, but her personal life is way different than that of her character's. She has said that even though she is not married she is still open to the idea, but that it hasn't been one of her top priorities in her personal life.

Dana Delany
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Lucy Liu

Lucy has quite the career and resume from acting in hit tv shows and movies like Charlie's Angels and Elementary. She has dated famous actors like George Clooney and has been in a serious relationship with Noam Gottesman, but sadly they never got to the being married part. Then Lucy decided to have a child through a surrogate.
Lucy Liu
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Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney the oldest of the Kardashian sisters started to build her family with Scott Disick although they weren't married and turns out they never got married. In 2015 they split up for good after dating on and off for years and bringing three children into the world. Who knows if Kourtney will ever get married after all the baby daddy issues she had.

Kourtney Kardashian

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