19 Celebrities Over 40 Who Have Never Married!

It seems as though all celebrities get married at least once. While many of them divorce, a select few manage to make it work. There are, however, some celebrities in Hollywood who don’t marry. Some deliberately choose not to tie the knot while others simply haven’t met the right person. Here is our list of 19 celebrities you’d be surprised to learn have never married!

19. Benicio del Toro

Benicio del Toro – who is 46-years-old – has never married nor does he plan to in the future. When he was promoting his film “The Wolfman,” he spoke candidly about his opinions on marriage. “Everyone says, ‘Why isn’t he married?’ But it’s like, ‘F*ck! Why do I have to get married? Just so I can get divorced?’”

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18. Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks seems to have it all – wealth, success and a legion of devoted fans – but she has yet to meet and settle down with her Mr. Right. Although the 40-year-old former supermodel has said that she would like children, she hasn’t indicated that marriage is a part of her plan.

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17. Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes – who will be 40 this year – has never been married. Even though the “Hitch” actress was in a long-term relationship with George Augusto from 2002 to 2010 and has been involved with Ryan Gosling since the fall of 2011, she says that she will never marry. “It’s a very old-fashioned, archaic kind of thing. I mean, we did it for land, originally. How unromantic is that?”

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16. Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton – who has dated Woody Allen, Warren Beatty and Al Pacino – has never been married. According to the 68-year-old actress, Pacino was the love of her life and, despite giving him marriage ultimatums, the two never wed and Pacino ending up breaking up with her while her father was dying of brain cancer. Keaton has said that she never married because no one asked her.

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15. Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder has had a number of high profile relationships. She was engaged to Johnny Depp in the early ‘90s, dated Dave Pirner of the band “Soul Asylum and dated Matt Damon for a couple of years at the end of the ‘90s. In spite of never being married, the 42-year-old actress has said that she still wants to get married one day.

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14. Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz has had longterm relationships with a number of famous men, including Matt Dillon, Jared Leto, Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriquez, but she has never felt the need to marry. “It just wasn’t the thing I was drawn to. I certainly didn’t want it in my 20s. Or my 30s,” the 41-year-old actress told Esquire magazine.

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13. Al Pacino

Al Pacino has never married, but he has had a number of high profile relationships with actresses like Diane Keaton, Linda Hobbs, Penelope Anne Miller and Beverly D’Angelo. Even though the 73-year-old actor had settled down with D’Angelo – who starred with Chevy Chase in the “National Lampoon” movies – and had twins, it doesn’t look like he is in any hurry to marry.

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12. Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey is known for being secretive about his private life. The 54-year-old actor has never been married and because he has never brought even a girlfriend to an event, there is some speculation about his sexual orientation. Who knows – maybe he just really values his privacy…

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11. Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio – who will be turning 40 this year – does not seem like the type to settle down. He has jumped from model-to-model for a good decade and, while he says that sees children in his future, he doesn’t seem so certain about marriage. “I take it as it comes. We’ll see what happens in the future. I don’t try to determine what the future will be. I take it day-by-day,” the actor said.

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10. Mary Louise Parker

Mary Louise Parker – who is 49-years-old – a doesn’t seem like the marrying kind. She dated Billy Crudup from 1997 to 2003 – the two broke up while she was seven months pregnant – and she dated her “Weeds” co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan from 2006 until 2008. Even though the two were briefly engaged, they didn’t make it down the aisle.

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9. Hugh Grant

Considering that he was caught soliciting a prostitute while he was dating Elizabeth Hurley, it really shouldn’t be that surprising that 53-year-old Hugh Grant has never gotten married. The actor does keep busy though! He has fathered a few children with a couple of different women over the last few years, but something tells us this one won’t get married – ever.

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8. Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson has never been married – despite having two children with two different women – and this may due to his lack of focus when it comes to his romantic relationships. “It is the same story (that) I’ve had with most of my relationships. I was lucky enough to find a great girl and, because of my lack of…focus, the relationship went south,” the 45-year-old actor said.

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7. Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon – who had a high profile with Cameron Diaz in the late ‘90s – hasn’t been married, but he thinks he might be finally ready to settle down. “I’m open to life now, even to marriage. I’m open to the idea that things will work out. I absolutely value change now. I don’t fear it. I accept it,” the 49-year-old actor said.

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6. Billy Crudup

Billy Crudup, who is notoriously private, has never been married. Back in 2004, the 45-year-old actor dumped longtime girlfriend Mary Louise Parker when she was seven months pregnant for Claire Danes and, since then, he hasn’t been super lucky in love. In 2006, Danes dumped him for Hugh Dancy.

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5. Matthew Perry

Matthew has dated a number of famous women including Yasmine Bleeth, Lauren Graham and Lizzy Caplan, but he has yet to marry. The 44-year-old actor has said that he would like to settle down. “I would love to start a family of my own. I think I’d make a great dad and I think I would make a great husband.”

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4. Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow has been engaged three times, but she has never tied the knot. According to the 52-year-old singer, she feels that her parents gave her a great example of a loving relationship. “You know, I’m from a family where my parents are still married and close, and they have a good relationship, so I have a good example of what a loving relationship looked like.”

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3. Lauren Graham

According to Lauren Graham, she wasn’t ready for marriage when she was younger. “For whatever reason – it could have been my upbringing or whatever – but the idea of getting married when I was in my thirties panicked me. I was very ambitious. I just wasn’t ready.” The 46-year-old actress has been in a relationship with Peter Krause, her co-star from “Parenthood” since 2010, but these two have no plans to marry.

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2. Bridget Moynahan

Despite having had a high profile relationship with Tom Brady that produced a son, Bridget Moynahan has never been married. The 43-year-old actress has been dating Joseph McGinty since 2010, but who knows if these two will make it down the aisle or if they even want to.

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1. Michael Sheen

Michael Sheen – despite having had a few high profile relationships with actresses like Kate Beckinsdale, Rachel McAdams and Carrie Keagan – has never been married. Even though the 45-year-old actor was with Beckinsale from 1995 until 2003 and the two have a child together, he never proposed, which apparently embarrassed the “Brokedown Palace” actress.

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Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.