Virginity is something we all know about, it’s something very valuable to possess for a woman and a very confusing thing for a man to have. Society values a female’s virginity because women are humiliated for having sex and men are honored for it. Hence, there are many people out there, whether common or celebs, who have waited until marriage to lose their virginity.
In a world of entertainment, whose foundation is based upon sex appeal, it’s very difficult to digest this fact that there were many celebs in that circle, who had secured their virginity until marriage for the right person. Whatever beliefs or concepts these celebs may have had, the very fact that they remained as virgins by keeping their virginity intact in that vicious circle, needs a special applaud.
Check out these celebs who had waited until marriage to lose their virginity.
1. Jessica Simpson
She is one of those celebs, who waited until her wedding night to have sex for the first time. She went on to tell that “It was the most amazing moment of my life,” sleeping with then-hubby Nick Lachey on their wedding night. “I’m so lucky I didn’t lose my virginity in the back of a Jeep or something. Instead, I had this amazing, elaborate wedding and I topped it off with that.”
2. Adriana Lima
In an interview with GQ in 2006, she expressed that the reason she waited until marriage is due to the staunch Catholic background, that she came from. “They have to respect that this is my choice,” she said of men she dates. “If there’s no respect, that means they don’t want me.” She married basketball player Marko Jaric in 2009.
3. Kevin Jonas
When Kevin’s two brothers chose to have sex before marriage, he announced and made the decision publicly and waited until marriage to lose his virginity with his wife Danielle, from whom he got a child five years later.
4. Tina Fey
The fortunate guy in Tina’s life was her future husband Jeff Richmond, for whom she waited until marriage to lose her virginity to. In a David Letterman show, she jokingly told him that she just “couldn’t give it away.”
5. Zac Hanson
Zac told Howard Stern, the host, very innocently in an interview along with his brother, that he had waited until he was married to wife Kate Tucker to have sex for the first time. “Everybody’s got their own preference. I’m not telling everybody, ‘Don’t have premarital sex,'” he told the host. “I’m just saying, I didn’t. And that seemed like the right thing to do for me.”
6. Tim Tebow
Tim a world-class athlete and a very devoted religious person, was once asked about his virginity in a press conference. He disclosed that he was still a virgin and preferred to wait until marriage to have sex.
7. Tamera Mowry
Tamera admitted that she waited until she was 29 to have sex for the first time. “I don’t know how to explain this, but I’m religious… So I waited ’til I was 29 to lose my virginity,” she said. “And then — you may not understand this — I did it and then I felt guilty, and then I became celibate until I got married.”
8. Brooke Shields
She was a sexual sensation at an early age but waited until she was 22 to lose her virginity to actor Dean Cain, with whom she was in love, after which she felt very guilty about the whole losing thing.
9. Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie waited until marriage with her virginity, but things were not as expected when she married Paul Johnson. She realized that they were not sexually appropriate for each other, in spite of all that wait and saving she did for the wedding, she said finally “It was not passionate, and it was not successful, but it was polite.”
10. Lolo Jones
Lolo was very open about her decision to remain a virgin until marriage as she wanted to give her husband a gift on the wedding night, her virginity. She shared that remaining a virgin and resisting the urge was not an easy journey, in fact, it was more difficult and painful than training for the Olympic hurdles.
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11. Lisa Kudrow
Lisa would take pride in announcing her decision to wait until marriage. This Friends star went on to say in an interview that “I’m saving myself. Because I have to make myself worthy of the kind of man I have in mind.”
12. Yvonne Orji
This actress from The Insecure is, all in all, but in regard to being a virgin until marriage, she has her own ethics and principles that she adheres to. Though on screen she is engaged in a lot of steamy scenes, yet she remains obedient and true to her vows of remaining a virgin.
13. Jordin Sparks
Though she’s very reserved and secretive about her personal life, which is understood, people came to understand her commitment and devotion to virginity when they spotted her sporting a “purity ring” at several social events.
14. Russell Wilson
15. Pete Holmes
This stand-up comedian and the star of HBO’s Crashing waited until marriage to have sex at an early age of 22. No doubt, his wait was not for too long like other celebs, the fact remains that he held on to his vow of remaining a virgin and that important.
16. Hilary Duff
This Disney Channel star has always been pretty straightforward about waiting until marriage to lose her virginity. In spite, of her divorce from her husband, she does not regret the decision she had made to remain a virgin during her youth.
17. Julianne Hough
19. Courtney Stodden
Barely at an age of 16, she got married to actor Doug. Later on, she shared that she would have still remained a virgin, even if she hadn’t married. She told Good Morning America: “I was a virgin when I married…I knew that if I kept that I would really be blessed with a beautiful gift and God did, he blessed me with my soul mate.”
20. Mariah Carey
Mariah married Nick and both of them were not virgins before that, but they did not have sex until they got married. Though they never had to wait for too long as they tied the knot barely a few months later of their dating. Mariah claimed that though there was intimacy between them, but not complete intimacy, which equals to ‘no sex.’
We hope you enjoyed this sweet collection of humble celebs, who have proven that, if you wait for the right person, it’ll all be worthwhile.