8 Celebrities Who Stayed Celibate Until Marriage

The glamour world of Hollywood is one where you wouldn’t expect to find a virgin, what with all the scandals, flings, affairs and short term romances that abound there. Waiting until marriage for consummating a relationship is something akin to a blue moon rarity in Hollywood as well as real life. But there are quite a few celebrities who have deviated from the routine life of flings and practiced celibacy until their wedding night. Want to know who they are? Read on.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

1. Mariah Carey

One of the most powerful couples of the music industry is Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon. Although they both weren't virgins when they met, they decided not to have sex with other until they tied the knot.


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Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson

2. Jessica Simpson

When she burst onto the pop music scene, she was looked upon as an idol by doting parents who wanted their girls to make her their role model since she famously practiced and preached celibacy until marriage. She was like a breath of fresh air among the lot of sexy sirens who dominated the music industry and indulged in flings. She owed her virginity to her father who made her promise to stay celibate until marriage by gifting her a purity ring when she turned 12.


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Julia Child

Julia Child

3. Julia Child

The legendary cook book writer and chef, Julia Child was a virgin until the ripe age of 31 as she patiently waited for the right time and man who eventually walked into her life and married her.


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Kevin Jonas

Kevin Jonas

4. Kevin Jonas

The Jonas brothers were never swayed by the millions of girls who flocked and threw themselves at them as they stuck by the vow of celibacy they had taken when they put on their purity rings. The eldest brother, Kevin Jonas waited until 22, when he got married to finally consummate his relationship.


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Tina Fey

Tina Fey

5. Tina Fey

The famous comedienne, Tina Fey has been looked upon as a sex symbol for the thinking man. She is a hit with people of both genders thanks to her wittiness and flair of making people laugh. She is among the rare breed of Hollywood personas as she opted to wait until 24 to do the act after she tied the knot with her husband.


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Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima

6. Adriana Lima

The modeling world is said to be fraught with sex, drugs and alcohol. Being a virgin and an international supermodel is something probably only Adriana Lima has been able to pull off till date. She was a virgin until 27 when she tied the knot of matrimony.


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Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow

7. Tim Tebow

That Tim Tebow, the Quarterback of the Denver Broncos could be a virgin is a fact so unbelievable that a dating website put on offer $1 million for anyone who could prove otherwise. The tremendous faith in Christianity that he has, prevents him from indulging in one night stands and casual sex that most athletes do.


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Rebecca St. James

Rebecca St. James

8. Rebecca St. James

She has belted out hugely popular numbers and is a devout Christian. In fact she has written books about waiting until marriage, life after marriage and also composed songs about practicing celibacy. She consummated her relationship only after getting hitched at 23.


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  • Mariah Carey
  • Jessica Simpson
  • Julia Child
  • Kevin Jonas
  • Tina Fey
  • Adriana Lima
  • Tim Tebow
  • Rebecca St. James

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