Is Patrick Stewart Gay? The Professor X Actor Was Previously Spotted Kissing the Magneto Actor, Ian McKellen!

Mar 3, 2023 @ 10:02 GMT-0500
Is Patrick Stewart Gay? The Professor X Actor Was Previously Spotted Kissing the Magneto Actor, Ian McKellen!

No, Patrick Stewart is not gay, given that he has been married to three different women over the course of his career. However, the rumor all started when Sir Ian McKellen, who played Magneto in the X-Men, proposed to him during the premiere of Star Trek: Picard in 2020, and they were spotted kissing later. Of course, it was all their classic bromance. As of 2023, the 82-year-old actor is married to his spouse, Sunny Ozell.

Sir Patrick Stewart OBE (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor with a seven-decade career in theater, television, film, and video games. He has received Olivier, Tony, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild nominations. On December 16, 1996, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Likewise, he was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2010 for his accomplishments in drama.

Stewart was born in Mirfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, on July 13, 1940, to Gladys, a weaver and textile worker, and Alfred Stewart (1905–1980). Geoffrey (born 1933) and Trevor (born 1934) are his two older brothers. His parents did not give him a middle name, but in the 1980s, he used the middle name "Hewes" professionally.

Previously, the 82-year-old actor was mistakenly outed as gay in a Guardian article about Ellen Page's coming out. The paper quickly apologized for incorrectly labeling Stewart as homosexual. It all began when he was seen hanging out with Sir Ian McKellen who is gay in real life. Meanwhile, both were captured kissing each other which started the rumor that he is also gay just like his friend. So, is Patrick Stewart really gay? Let's find out!

Previously, we touched on the sexual orientation of Jordan Henderson and Patrick Mahomes.

No, Patrick Stewart Is Not Gay as He Has Been Married Three Times During His Career: Currently, the Professor X Actor Is Married to Sunny Ozell!

According to a previous op-ed in The Guardian, it was reported that Sir Patrick Stewart (@sirpatstew) is an out gay actor who supported Ellen Page's coming out. However, the truth is that he isn't gay. The 82-year-old actor is straight by sexuality. And people should be aware of this. Simply because a man hangs out with his gay bestie does not imply that he is gay. Meanwhile, Patrick has been married to three different women throughout his career.

Sir Ian McKellen (@ianmckellen) is one of Hollywood's most admired actors, having spent more than three decades in the business and charming fans with his incredible acting. He is also an outspoken supporter of gay rights and co-founded the LGBT rights organization Stonewall. Mckellen's legendary roles as Wizard Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings franchise and Magneto in the X-Men films, in which he co-starred with actor and longtime friend Patrick Stewart, catapulted him too much greater stardom.

The acclaimed British actor and Stewart proudly flaunted their enviable friendship in public over the ensuing years, even going so far as to become engaged.  McKellen, an openly gay actor, proposed to his longtime friend during the premiere of Star Trek: Picard at the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square in London in 2020. They even kissed each other.

It wasn't the first time both actors kissed in front of a crowd. They also kissed at the premiere of Mr. Holmes in 2015, in which McKellen played a senior detective. Aside from walking the red carpet, the dynamic duo continues to celebrate their unbreakable friendship by going on food trips, traveling to beautiful places, and occasionally reading books together.

The 82-year-old actor has been married to 44-year-old singer Sunny Ozell (@madameozell) since 2013. According to The New York Times, the couple met in 2008 while Patrick was performing as Macbeth in a production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Sunny was working as a waitress at the time. As Patrick revealed in a March 2020 interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the couple did a last-minute wedding ceremony at a Los Angeles Mexican restaurant after the main ceremony because Ian's credentials were not accepted in Nevada.

Similarly, Wendy Neuss was Patrick Stewart's second spouse before he met Sunny. The couple married in 2000, but they had been working together for a long time before they became romantically involved. Wendy also works in the entertainment industry and was a longtime producer on both Star Trek: The Next Generation and Voyager, according to IMDb. Unfortunately, the couple's marriage did not last long. After only three years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2003.

Likewise, Patrick's first marriage to Sheila Falconer in 1966, before he rose to fame internationally, was his longest marriage. They had been married for 24 years before divorcing in 1990. Sheila, like Patrick, was an actress but she doesn't appear to have spent as much time in films and on television as her ex-husband. She appeared in an episode of Hugh and I, as well as the films Half a Sixpence and Turn Up For Tony, her final role in 1968, according to IMDb.

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