This is a list of celebrities who are gay but never came out. This list includes writers, Hollywood actors, and poets. It’s common nowadays for celebrities to publicly come out as gay in the media; however, that isn’t always the case. There are many celebrities who remained silent about being gay their entire lives.

Believe it or not- Cary Grant was the most famous gay celebrity who never came out of the closet. Even though he was married five times to five different women, it was believed that he was gay. For over a decade, he lived with actor Randolph Scott on and off- and was also rumored to have hired male prostitutes.

Liberace had a flamboyant stage presence, but never actually came out as gay. He actually went as far as to sue a publication for libel when they printed that he was gay. His friend, Betty White, has stated that Liberace was homosexual. A few other secretly closeted stars include Anthony Perkins, Robert Reed, and Rock Hudson. Do any of these stars surprise you?

Cary Grant

Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Gay Celebrities Who Never Came Out

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Even though, Cary Grant was actually married five times to five different women- it was believed that he was gay. For over a decade, Grant lived with actor Randolph Scott on and off- and was also rumored to have hired male prostitutes.

Age: Dec. at 82 (1904-1986)

Birthplace: Horfield, United Kingdom