25 Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Bisexual

When it comes to sexuality, these actors, writers, and icons all fall somewhere in the middle.

1. Megan Fox

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After alluding to it in one interview, Megan Fox made things clearer when she spoke with Esquire, saying, “I have no question in my mind about being bisexual.”

2. Billie Joe Armstrong

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In a 1995 interview with The Advocate, the Green Day front man said, “I think I’ve always been bisexual … It’s a beautiful thing.” Since then, he’s said sexuality should be a non-issue.

3. Marlon Brando

The late Marlon Brando has been outed in posthumous biographies, but he was open about his sexuality while he was alive. “Like a large number of men, I, too, have had homosexual experiences and I am not ashamed,” he once said. “I have never paid much attention to what people think about me.”

4. Clive Davis

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The iconic music producer very recently came out in his autobiography The Soundtrack of My Life.

5. Megan Mullally

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Megan Mullally isn’t just openly bisexual — she thinks you are too. In 1999, she told The Advocate, “I consider myself bisexual, and my philosophy is, everyone innately is.”

6. Lou Reed

Married to performance artist Laurie Anderson since 2008, The Velvet Underground songwriter identifies as bisexual.

7. Anna Paquin

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In 2010, Anna Paquin came out as bisexual in a PSA for Cyndi Lauper’s True Colours Fund.

8. Andy Dick

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Though often thought to be gay, Andy Dick told The Washington Post, “Just because I’ve been with guys, and I’m bi, doesn’t mean I’m gay.”

9. Tallulah Bankhead

The screen legend had affairs with many notable women of her time. While she never identified as bisexual, she did describe herself as “ambisextrous.”

10. Snooki

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In a Huffington Post interview, Snooki explained, “I would consider myself bi. I’ve done stuff with girls before. But I would never be with a girl because I like … penis.”

11. Michael Stipe

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The R.E.M. front man is more pansexual than bisexual. He’s spoken about his sexuality openly over the years. In 2004, when Butt magazine asked if he thinks he’s gay, Stipe answered, “I don’t. I think there’s a line drawn between gay and queer, and for me, queer describes something that’s more inclusive of the grey areas.”

12. Carrie Brownstein

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It was often assumed that Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney and Portlandia fame) was gay. In a 2010 interview with Willamette Week, she clarified, “It’s weird, because no one’s actually ever asked me. People just always assume, like, you’re this or that. It’s like, ‘OK. I’m bisexual.’”

13. Sapphire

The author of Push, on which the film Precious was based, is openly bisexual.

14. Farley Granger

Farley Granger, who died in 2011, starred in Hitchcock’s Rope and Strangers on a Train, both of which dealt with gay themes. He identified and wrote about being bisexual, saying he never felt it was something he had to hide.

15. Michael Chabon

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Author Michael Chabon, who explores bisexual themes in novels like Wonder Boys and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, once wrote, “I had slept with one man whom I loved, and learned to love another man so much that it would never have occurred to me to want to sleep with him.”

16. Evan Rachel Wood

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Evan Rachel Wood came out on Twitter: “I myself am bisexual and have always ‘joked’ about miley giving me gay vibes. Not a bad thing! Just an observation.”

17. Raul Esparza

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Broadway star Raúl Esparza has been married to a woman since 1993, but he has revealed relationships with other men and identifies as bisexual.

18. Mary Lynn Rajskub

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Actor-comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub is openly bi, and she might have a crush on Megan Fox.

19. Azealia Banks

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Though Azealia Banks has butted heads with the LGBT community over her use of the word “faggot,” she is openly bisexual.

20. Mike White

Mike White, co-creator and star of HBO’s Enlightened, has long identified as bisexual.

21. Amber Heard

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When Amber Heard came out at a 2010 GLAAD event, everyone started referring to her as a lesbian. But Heard does not use that label, saying that she has had successful relationships with men and women.

22. Joe Dallesandro

Sexy Warhol star Joe Dallesandro has been a gay sex symbol since the late ’60s. He identifies himself as bi.

23. Alan Cumming

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Another actor frequently assumed to be gay, Alan Cumming has had relationships with men and women. While he considers himself to be bisexual, he did say, “the pendulum has obviously swung.” He’s been married to his husband since 2007.

24. Frenchie Davis

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The former American Idol and The Voice star came out as bisexual in 2012 and said she had been in a relationship with a woman for a year.

25. Drew Barrymore

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In a 2003 interview with Contact Music, Drew Barrymore said, “Do I like women sexually? Yeah, I do. Totally. I have always considered myself bisexual.” She has spoken about the many relationships she had with women in the past.

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Louis Peitzman is a senior entertainment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Peitzman writes about and reports on theater, film, and television. Contact this reporter at
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