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15 May 2017

Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons marries longtime partner Todd

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, who plays Dr. Sheldon Cooper on the popular American sitcom, tied the knot with his longtime partner Todd Spiewak at New York's Rainbow Room.

They exchanged vows after being together for over 14 years.

The 44-year-old Emmy-winning actor came out as gay in 2012.

Let us have a look at other famous same-sex marriages.

In context

The most famous gay marriages of all time!

British Olympic diver marries American film director

British Olympic diving champion, Tom Daley, tied the knot with US film director Dustin Lance Black in Devon on 6 May 2017. Tom came out as bisexual in 2013. They were together since 2013 and got engaged in 2015.

Male Celebrities 1

Ryan Murphy, David Miller secretly wed in 2012

Popular TV series Star Trek star George Takei and Brad Altman became the first couple to get a marriage license in West Hollywood in 2008.

Glee creator Ryan Murphy married David Miller in a secret ceremony in 2012.

Former NSYNC member Lance Bass and Michael Turchin made history as the first-ever same-sex couple to marry on American television network in 2014.

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Neil Patrick Harris marries actor-chef David Burtka

Popular American TV series White Collar's Matt Bomer married Simon Halls in 2011; they have three sons Henry, Walker, and Kit.

Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson married Justin Mikita in 2013; they founded 'Tie The Knot' that supports same-sex marriage.

Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother fame) married David Burtka in Italy in 2014; they are parents to twins Gideon and Harper.

Popular fashion designers

Popular New York-based designer Michael Kors and his longtime partner Lance LePere exchanged vows in a private destination wedding in 2011. American fashion designer Tom Ford married journalist Richard Buckley, his partner of 27 years, in the US in 2014.

Female Celebrities

Actress Lily Tomlin ties the knot at 74

Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen DeGeneres married Australian-American actress Portia de Rossi in 2008.

Popular American actress Wanda Sykes and her wife, Alex, tied the knot in 2008.

Showstopping actress and comedian Lily Tomlin married Jane Wagner, her partner of 42 years, on New Year's Eve in 2013.

Cynthia Nixon (Sex And The City's Miranda) and Christine Marinoni tied the knot in 2012.

Indian marriages

Some of the Indian same-sex marriages

Indian-origin Kunal Ghose and Jason Aronne married in a traditional Indian manner in the US in 2014.

In 2014, NRI couple Sameer Samudra and Amit Gokhale had a Maharashtrian-style wedding in the US.

Seema and Shannon had the first Indian lesbian wedding in America in 2015.

In 2016, Rishi Agarwal and Daniel Langdon married in a Hindu ceremony hosted by Agarwal's parents in Canada.

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