Battling His Own Fear The Golden Globe Award-Winning Actor Wentworth Miller Came Out As Gay In 2013-Is He Dating Someone?
Prison Break star Wentworth Miller went through severe depression in the process of hiding his sexual orientation to the world. He could not handle the pressure of the industry and the criticism he received from people mainly because of his look. Finally, after battling his own fear, he came out of the closet in 2013.
Despite being a popular celebrity, he is living a secretive love life. Is he dating someone after officially coming out as gay?
Is Wentworth Miller Dating Someone After Coming Out As Gay?
The talented American actor Wentworth Miller is leading a secretive personal life. He prefers keeping his private life only to himself thus there is no information regarding his love affair. T
The handsome hunk is possibly single at the moment cause there are no media reports of being involved in a relationship. After revealing his homosexual identity, he made very few public appearances.
For some reasons, he is maintaining distance from the mainstream media. We respect his privacy, it's his right to live his life the way he wants to.
The actor crosses all the bars concerning his privacy as he is only available on Facebook, there too he never shares his personal affair. However, he actively posts status regarding various issues. With the Facebook, he is somehow connected to his fans and well-wisher which is kinda a relief.
In the past, the model was linked with a few Hollywood celebrities. Previously, Miller reportedly dated a Broadway actor Kristoffer Cusick. Then after back in 2007, he was rumored to be in a romantic relationship with Amie Bice. He was also linked with a Canadian actor and musician Luke Macfarlane, they were rumored to be dating from 2007 to 2008.
How Did Wentworth Miller Reveal His Sexuality As Gay?
From a long time back, Miller was reported to be gay but he never accepted the rumor, rather he denied it in the year 2007.
However, in 2013, it was the time for him to come out of the closet. He revealed his sexual identity as gay by a letter on the website GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), an organization founded by LGBT people in the media.
From the letter on the GLAAD, he also refused to attend the Saint Petersberg International Film Festival in Russia due to Russia's ill-treatment to the gay community and the possible danger.
Before opening up about his homosexual orientation, he went through depression because of several factors. He said that he felt humiliated by the internet meme of his physical appearance, being an actor, he had to look good no matter what. Such incidents made him insecure and eventually take him a long time before coming to the public as gay.
Miller revealed his mental breakdown before coming out as gay, he even tried to commit suicide several times. Since he shared his feelings with no one, which made him suffer even more in silent.
Despite his insecurities, in the end, he became strong enough to accept himself for who he actually is regardless of other's opinion about his personality and appearance.
Currently, he is involved in different social organizations such as the ManKind Project, Active Minds, and others. The organizations helped him overcome his fear and be a part of a community.
Wentworth Miller: Quick Facts
- He was born on 2 June 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.
- His birth name is Wentworth Earl Miller III and his nicknames are Stinky, Went, and Miller.
- He was born to his parents Joy Marie Palm-Miller and Wentworth Earl Miller II.
- His sisters are Gillian Miller and Leigh Miller.
- His star sign is Gemini.
- He stands at 6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m).
- He attended Princeton University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English literature in 1995.
- He has citizenships of Britain and US.
- His net worth is $4 million.