Celebrities Who Waited Until Marriage to Have Sex

Are you surprised by any of them?

It’s a strange concept in 2015, but—believe it or not—many celebrities waited until marriage before having sex. In such a hyper-sexual, image-focused industry, you’d think these seven celebrities were pulling your leg, but they swear by it. Interestingly enough, a pop star and Victoria’s Secret Model make the list. Whether it’s for religious reasons or something else altogether, their willpower, if anything, should be applauded. Check out the list, and let us know your stance on sex before marriage. Do you think it’s right to wait? Is the idea so archaic nowadays that it doesn’t matter? Sound off in the comments below.

  • 1 Jessica Simpson
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    The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) actress was a virgin when she married Nick Lachey in 2002. They divorced in 2006.

  • 2 Lisa Kudrow
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    Phoebe Buffay would be shocked! Turns out, Lisa held off on sex until after tying the knot with advertising executive Michael Stern in 1995.

  • 3 Kevin Jonas
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    Remember those purity rings the Jonas brothers were pushing in 2008? Turns out they were for real. Kevin didn’t do the nasty with Danielle Deleasa until they said, “I do!” in 2009.

  • 4 Celine Dion
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    According to PerezHilton.com, Celine remained celibate until marrying René Angélil in 1994.

  • 5 Carrie Underwood
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    Carrie is very outspoken about her Christianity, so it’s no surprise she held off on doing the deed until she married Mike Fisher in 2010.

  • 6 Adriana Lima
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    Believe it or not, Adriana (who is Catholic) didn’t have sex before marrying basketball player Marko Jarić in 2009. Unfortunately, they separated in 2014.

  • 7 Kathie Lee Gifford
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    According to her autobiography, Kathie was a virgin until marrying her first hubby Paul Johnson.