The American entertainment industry, Hollywood, is home to some of the most talented actresses in the world. It also the home of lesbian actresses, many of whom continue to inspire thousands of ashamed gays and lesbians to feel comfortable under their skin. Our picks for the top 10 hottest and most influential lesbian actresses in Hollywood in 2017 include:
10. Rosie O’Donnell
Rosie O’Donnell, born Roseann O’Donnell in Commack, New York, United States is famous American actress, comedian, and actor with several prestigious awards under her belt. She is also a renowned celebrity blogger, and LGBT right activist and a collaborative partner is R Family Vacations LGBT family vacation family. Rosie O’Donnell is openly gay. She made this apparent in February of 2002 when she proclaimed she was a Dyke during Caroline’s Comedy Club’s Ovarian Cancer Research event. She has been married Kelli Carpenter-O’Donnell (2004-2007) and Michelle Rounds (since 2012 to date.)
9. Cynthia Ellen Nixon
Famous for her excellent portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2 HBO series, Cynthia Ellen Nixon is a renowned Hollywood actress from New York, United States. Since her acting debut in 1979, she has won a Grammy Award, two Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, making her one of the most established lesbian holiday actresses in 2017. Now 48, Cynthia Ellen Nixon has two children (Samantha and son Charles Ezekiel) with schoolteacher Danny Mozes (1988 to 2003). She described herself as bisexual in 2012. Currently, she is happily married to Christine Marinoni (since 2012).
8. Ellen Philpotts-Page
Known professionally as Ellen Page, Ellen Philpotts-Page is a 28-year-old Canadian-born Hollywood actress. She has featured in renowned films and movies such as X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Super (2009), and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). She has won Award and nominations for Awards and is currently one of the hottest actresses to declare their lesbianism. This was on Valentine’s Day of the year 2014 while giving her speech at the LGTBQ youth event in Las Vegas.
7. Portia Lee James DeGeneres
Portia Lee James DeGeneres, born Amanda Lee Rogers is a 42-year-old Hollywood actress from Horsham, Australia. She has featured in several movies, television series, and sitcoms, some of the most popular ones being Ally McBeal, Arrested Development, and Better of Ted. Portia de Rossi is also a famous, model, a philanthropist, and one of the top 10 hottest Hollywood lesbian actresses in 2017. She married Mel Metcalfe, a reputable documentary filmmaker in Hollywood from 1996 to 1999. From 2002 to 2004, she dated Francesca Gregorini secretly, publicly denying all rumors of having a romantic relationship with the Italian-American writer and director. After breaking up with Gregorini in 2004, Portia opened up to The Advocate and Details about her sexual orientation, gotten engaged to Ellen DeGeneres, and tied the knot on 16 August 2008 in their luxurious Beverly Hills home. She changed her name and became a US citizen in September 2011.
6. Sarah Catharine Paulson
Since her professional debut in the films Jack and Jill and American Gothic in the early 1990s, Sarah Catharine Paulson had become a dominant force in Hollywood both on state and on television sets. Now 40, this damsel from Tampa, Florida, United States has featured in many comedies, television dramas, and Broadway plays, winning the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award and several nominations for Awards for her invaluable performances. For many years, Paulson life was a mystery to fans and colleagues alike. However, motivated by her love for the fellow actress, Cherry Jones, she declared her love during an interview with Velvetpark in 2007, three years after they started dating officially. She had remained single after their break up in 2009.
5. Tammy Lynn Michael
Born Tammy Lynn Doring on November 26, 1974, Tammy Lynn Michaels is a 40-year-old American actress from Lafayette, Indiana. She has two children Miller-Stevens Etheridge and Johnnie Rose Etheridge and has worked as a regular cast member for the renowned Warner Brothers television network since her professional debut many years ago. Since she came into the limelight, Tammy Lynn Michaels personal life was crowded by mystery until September 20, 2003, when she married Melissa Etheridge, a rock singer. Their nine-year relationship ended on April 15, 2010. She has remained single since.
4. Lindsay Lohan
Young and beautiful, Lindsey Lohan has enjoyed a successful singing, acting, and modeling career, since her professional debut in a soap opera Another World at the age of 10. She is 28 years old, a native of New York City, New York, United States, and is currently one of the top 10 hottest Hollywood lesbian actresses in 2017. She has enjoyed commercial success with acclaimed motion picture franchises such as Disney, bagging several Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards for her contribution. Lindsey Lohan is openly lesbian. She confirmed her relationship with Samantha Ronson in the fall of May 2008. After splitting and making up several times, the relationship has since ended.
3. Kristanna Loken
Best known for her lead roles in Painkiller Jane, BloodRayne, and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; Kristanna Sommer Loken is a famous American actress from Ghent, New York, United States. She has also enjoyed a successful modeling career and admitted publicly to have dated and have sex with both men and women during an interview with the Curve in 2006. She confessed to having a fulfilling sexual and emotional relationship with the ladies than men. Before meeting and marrying Canadian Noah Danby, in 2008, she admitted to having a female lover. Her straight marriage only lasted for a year.
2. Anna Paquin
Born Anna Helene Paquin on July 24, 1982, Anna Paquin is a 32-year-old Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Currently, she is second youngest winner of an Oscar Award and a happily married bisexual to film actor Stephen Moyer (2010). She announced her bisexual orientation on 1 April 2010 in public service announcement video created for a Give a Damn campaign dedicated to LGBT equality.
1. Ellen DeGeneres
Although Ellen DeGeneres is an old lesbian actress in Hollywood, there is no doubt she is one of the most influential women in the American entertainment industry. She is a renowned television host. She is also an established writer, television producers, and comedian with her talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show being one of the most watched sitcoms since its launch in 2003. Now 57, Ellen DeGeneres is openly lesbian and has been married to Portia de Rossi since 2008.