Celebrities who saved themselves for marriage
These celebrities say they waited until their wedding night to seal the deal.
The recently married "American Idol" alum told People
that he and his now-wife Anna decided they would wait to have sex until after they were married. "It was not easy!" Dixon admitted. "But I believe sex was designed for marriage and I knew it would be more meaningful to wait. That was something I grew up thinking and feeling, and I believe the Bible backs it up as well."
The comedian revealed on his podcast "You Made It Weird" that he was a virgin until he got marred at age 22. He explained on the episode that his decision to save himself for marriage was due to his Catholic upbringing.
The eldest JoBro got hitched to hairdresser Danielle Deleasa in December 2009, beating his younger brothers to the altar. The couple welcomed a baby girl in 2014.
The "Grey's Anatomy" actress drew from her own life to play virgin character April on the medical drama. "For April, the first thing that was revealed was she was a virgin," Drew told FOX411
. "I waited until I was married to have sex so I understood April's motivations. The writers thought it would be a really cool and interesting story to tell that isn't seen too often."
In a world where sex sells, CBS host Megan Alexander's decision to save herself for marriage stands out. The "Inside Edition" correspondent told FOX411 about why marriage still matters
and how she stood up for her beliefs and said no to premarital sex. "I wanted people to know, hey there's another option. This is the option that I chose and it can work for you too."
This Brazilian beauty managed to resist baseball player Derek Jeter and rock star Lenny Kravitz and remain a virgin until she finally sealed the deal with basketball hubby Marko Jaric. They have since divorced.
The "Friends" star swore off sex until she tied the knot. The actress got married to husband Michael Stern in 1995 when she was 32. "I don't know if you'd characterize me as uptight, but I understood what it is to be so afraid of sex, of your sexuality... for me it was just ,"No, I'm saving myself. Because I have to make myself worthy of the kind of man I have in mind."
The then16-year-old aspiring singer, actress and model married 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchinson. The self-proclaimed "good Christian girl," told GMA in an interview that "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." The couple has since split...shocking!
Although the singer scored high on "Dancing With The Stars," one place she doesn't score is in the bedroom. "I want to be with that special person," Hough told CosmoGIRL!. "I think [the choice] to have sex before marriage is an individual one, but if you're just with one person, it's only for one good reason, and [waiting to have sex] will strengthen that relationship."
At the age of 12, Simpson's father, a minister, gave her a purity ring and the young aspiring singer promised to stay a virgin until the right guy came along. The singer kept her promise and lost her virginity at 22 to now ex-hubby Nick Lachey. She's now married to former NFL player Eric Johnson. They have two children together.
The "American Idol" winner brings her grandma along when she travels to make sure she doesn't lose her virginity. Nothing works like granny panties to ward off the boys!
The country singer and "American Idol" winner told Slate magazine back in 2007 that she was saving herself for her wedding night.
Now a married woman, Carrie tied the knot with hockey player, Mike Fisher in July of 2010.
Heidi and Spencer Pratt
Back in 2008, Heidi's husband, Spencer Pratt, told Ryan Seacrest that the pair keep things PG in the bedroom before they were married by placing pillows between the them to battle temptation. Yes, pillows.
The squeaky clean actress copped to her virgin status to Elle magazine in 2006. "It’s harder having a boyfriend who’s older because people just assume. But [virginity] is definitely something I like about myself. It doesn’t mean I haven’t thought about sex, because everyone I know has had it and you want to fit in. But when they talk about it, it doesn’t sound special, like you would imagine it to be. It just seems like everybody has slept with each other – you know what I mean?” Duff is now divorced from hockey player Mike Comrie.
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Hold up - we know these two were not first-timers when they married, but the couple did manage to save their first time with each other for their wedding night. “It’s not that we had no intimacy, we just didn’t have complete intimacy,” Carey told the Daily Mirror. They're not divorced. Ew!