10 Celebrities Who Saved Themselves For Marriage
by Effie Orfanides
Many people choose to save themselves for marriage, and over the years, some celebrities have done the same. Check out this slideshow to see 10 celebs who didn’t lose their virginity until they met “the one.”
The musician and former boy-band member married his love, Danielle Deleasa, in December 2009. He was very open and honest about his plan to save himself for marriage. He even wore a purity ring for many years, taking it off after he got married, according to the Huffington Post.
The Victoria’s Secret supermodel has dated some hunks in her day (including Derek Jeter), but she didn’t lose her virginity until she married her husband, Marko Jaric. According to Mail Online, Lima and Jaric split in 2014.
The actress didn’t lose her virginity until she was 29-years-old, saying that she had religious reasons for doing so. After losing her virginity, however, Mowry-Housley didn’t have sex again until she was married. “I don’t know how to explain this. I’m religious, so I waited until I was 29 to lose my virginity. You may not understand this [but] I did it, then I felt guilty, then I became celibate until I got married,” Mowry-Housley told Hot97NY back in 2013.
Growing up with a pastor for a dad, it’s no surprise that Jessica Simpson saved herself for marriage. She lost her virginity to her first husband, Nick Lachey, back in 2002. “I promised God, my father, and my future husband that I would remain a virgin until I got married. I just always knew it was something I wanted to do,” Simpson previously told Cosmopolitan.
The American Idol alum has been wearing a purity ring for much of her adult life. Although she dated Jason Derulo, the two apparently never had sex, as Jordin is waiting until she is married to have sex.
The famous footballer has talked about saving himself for marriage. According to Us Weekly, Tebow split from girlfriend Olivia Culpo last year because of his vow of celibacy.
The Dancing With The Stars judge (who took this season off to do other things) has said that she is waiting until marriage to have sex.
The American Idol winner didn’t lose her virginity until she married her now-husband, Mike Fisher in 2010, according to Hello Giggles. The country star is happily married and a proud mom to her son, Isaiah.
The Olympic athlete says that staying a virgin isn’t easy, but that she’s determined to save herself for marriage. “It’s just something, a gift I want to give my husband. But please understand that this journey has been hard. There are virgins out there and I’m going to let them know, it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. Harder than training for the Olympics, harder than graduating from college has been staying a virgin before marriage,” Jones said in 2012, according to the LA Times.
Funny lady Tina Fey didn’t lose her virginity until she was 24-years-old, and although she technically wasn’t married, she did lose it to her future husband.