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Celebrity Sex: Which Stars Waited Until Marriage To Have Sex?

Posted: Updated: 05/18/2012 12:35 pm

With all of the sex scandals in Hollywood, it's easy to think that celebrities are quick to jump into bed.

But that isn't true for every star.

Some celebs (claimed) to stay virgins until their wedding nights, while others -- who have had sex before -- decided to make their new partners wait until they tied the knot to do the deed.

Curious as to who abstained? Click through the slideshow to challenge your knowledge of celebrity sex and find out which Hollywood stars decided to wait.

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  • QUESTION: Which singer famously told the press that she would remain a virgin until she got married in 2002?

    A) Britney Spears B) Jessica Simpson C) Mandy Moore

  • Jessica Simpson

    During the height of her singing career, <a href="http://www.mtv.com/bands/s/simpson_jessica/news_feature_112103/" target="_hplink">Jessica Simpson revealed that she was a virgin</a> -- and that she planned to stay that way until she married now <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1053559,00.html" target="_hplink">ex-husband Nick Lachey</a> in 2002, at the age of <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/pictures/stars-who-wed-too-young-200919/2850" target="_hplink">22</a>. <a href="http://www.mtv.com/bands/s/simpson_jessica/news_feature_112103/" target="_hplink">According to MTV</a>, Simpson's vows of chastity came from her religious Baptist background. Her father even gave her a purity ring when she was 12.

  • QUESTION: Which pop singer traded in his silver purity ring for a wedding ring when he tied the knot?

    A) Kevin Jonas B) Nick Lachey C) JC Chasez

  • Kevin Jonas

    Kevin Jonas, the eldest of the Jonas Brothers, was very public about his abstinence before his wedding, even wearing a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/22/jonas-brothers-virgin-pri_n_88007.html" target="_hplink">punk-rock purity ring from Tiffany's</a> for a while to prove it. In<a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20333412,00.html" target="_hplink"> December 2009</a>, the singer finally married his longtime girlfriend Danielle Deleasa, and <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/kevin_jonas_trades_purity_ring_wedding/158792" target="_hplink">swapped his purity ring for a wedding ring</a>.

  • QUESTION: Which powerful songstress decided to abstain from having sex with her boyfriend until they tied the knot?

    A) Christina Aguilera B) Mariah Carey C) Celine Dion

  • Mariah Carey

    Despite the fact that Mariah Carey was previously married to music executive Tommy Mottola, she <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/09/mariah-carey-nick-and-i-w_n_142428.html" target="_hplink">decided not to have sex</a> with her current husband Nick Cannon until their wedding night. She told the <a href="http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/mariah-carey-exclusive-why-i-made-my-husband-356319" target="_hplink"><em>Mirror</em></a> in December 2008, "I definitely don't want to push it on anybody else. But we both have similar beliefs, and I just thought that it would be so much more special if we waited until after we were married. And it was, and it still is." The couple <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20080508/people-carey-cannon/" target="_hplink">married in April 2008</a> after just two months of dating.

  • QUESTION: Which model told GQ Magazine that she was a virgin, saying "Sex is for after marriage?"

    A) Heidi Klum B) Gisele Bundchen C) Adriana Lima

  • Adriana Lima

    Brazilian Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima <a href="http://www.gq.com/women/photos/200603/adriana-lima-virgin-underwear-model" target="_hplink">told <em>GQ Magazine</em> in March 2006</a> that she had never had sex before -- and that she planned to stay a virgin until she got married. "Well, you know, sex is just for after marriage," <a href="http://www.gq.com/women/photos/200603/adriana-lima-virgin-underwear-model" target="_hplink">she said.</a> Lima <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20261007,00.html" target="_hplink">later married</a> Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić on Valentines Day in 2009.

  • QUESTION: Which comedian admitted in 2010 that she had remained a virgin until the age of 24, when she met her husband?

    A) Tina Fey B) Chelsea Handler C) Melissa McCarthy

  • Tina Fey

    "30 Rock" star Tina Fey <a href="http://perezhilton.com/2009-10-15-tina-fey-the-24-year-old-virgin#.T7Vgk3nLzCE" target="_hplink">told David Letterman</a> in March 2010 that she abstained from sex until she met her husband, Jeff Richmond, at the age of 24. The couple <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20518167,00.html" target="_hplink">now have two daughters</a> together.

  • QUESTION: Which star, when getting married for the second time, swore off sex until her wedding day?

    A) Drew Barrymore B) Ali Landry C) Shannen Doherty

  • Ali Landry

    Former Miss USA, model and actress Ali Landry revealed in March 2012 that she and husband Alejandro Monteverde <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/ali-landry-alejandro-monteverde-didnt-have-sex-until-after-wedding-2012163" target="_hplink">didn't have sex</a> before their April 2006 wedding -- all because her ex-husband Mario Lopez had <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/15/ali-landry-mario-lopez_n_1350338.html" target="_hplink">cheated on her in the past</a>. "Because of the situation I was in before, I was just treading lightly, and did not want to make any mistakes in this relationship," Landry <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20578778,00.html" target="_hplink">said on <em>The Wendy Williams Show</em></a>. "We abstained from having sex until we got married."

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