Divas who were virgins on their wedding day: “Sex is necessary for marriage”

From supermodels to actresses and singers, the list of celebrities who managed to stay sober until their wedding day is surprisingly long. For most, virginity meant something sacred, and they wanted to have their first sexual experience with someone they could completely trust. But many of the divas did not stay with the men with whom they lost their virginity.

Adriana Lima: “Sex is for marriage”

Adriana Lima (42) was a virgin until she was 27 when she married basketball player Marko Jaric in 2009. “Sex is after marriage. Men should respect the fact that this is my choice. If there is no respect, then they don’t really want me,” the Brazilian model said then. However, his marriage did not last long, and in 2016, Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric divorced. They have two daughters: Valentina (14 years old) and Sienna (11 years old). The model also has a son, Cyan, born in August 2022 from her current relationship with producer Andre Lemmers.

Jessica Simpson wore a "purity ring"

Jessica Simpson remained a virgin until she was 22 (Photo: GettyImages)

Jessica Simpson (43), daughter of former Protestant minister Joe Simpson, detailed her decision to remain a virgin before marriage in her 2020 book Open Book. Despite her desire to remain pure, she is now a mother. of the three, she revealed that her relationship with Nick Lachey tested her "commitment to virginity." Previously, when she was 12 years old, her father gave her a purity ring. “Nick hugged me one day and I thought I was going to burn,” she wrote. “I had to kick him out, not because I didn’t trust him, but because I was going to give up.” However, Simpson praised Laci for being "patient" and letting her decide at what speed their relationship would progress physically. Jessica married in 2002, when she was 22, and divorced Laci in 2006.

Julianne Hough had her first intimate relationship on her wedding day when she was 28 (Photo: GettyImages)

Julianne Hough (35) lost her virginity at 28. She did not have an intimate relationship until she married Brooks Laich, from whom she separated in 2020. A year before the wedding, the star admitted that she had phone sex, but it was a “really bad” experience. “It was funny, I don’t know how people can do this seriously,” she admitted to Cosmopolitan magazine.

Mariah Carey had her first sexual experience at age 24 (Photo: GettyImages)

Mariah Carey lost her virginity at 24

Mariah Carey (54) had her first sexual experience in 1993 with Tommy Motola (75) on her wedding day. At that time, the famous artist was 24 years old, and her ex-husband was 45. In 2019, the star, who has two children, twins Rock and Rowe, with her ex-husband Nick Cannon (43 years old) said that in her entire life she had only five sexual partners.

Carrie Underwood (40) waited until she was 27 (Photo: GettyImages)

Carrie Underwood, 40, told Slate Magazine in 2007 that she plans to remain a virgin until marriage. Three years after this interview, she married Mike Fisher (43) in front of 250 guests, when the artist was 27 years old. Both are very “spiritual” and stated that they understand each other and the decision was made jointly. “It was important to our marriage,” Fisher noted some time ago.

Ciara and her partner didn't want to have sex until their wedding day (Photo: GettyImages)

Ciara, 38, and Russell Wilson, 35, said they were putting off sex until after they got married! According to the British tabloid Daily Mail, after meeting at a basketball game in 2015, the couple vowed to be intimate only on their wedding day, saying it would strengthen their relationship. “I won't lie to you. It wasn't easy. Moreover, he is the most handsome man I have ever seen,” Ciara said a few years ago. They married in 2016, when she was 30 and he was 27. At the time, the couple were heavily criticized for declaring that they were "virgins again" before God, saying that any relationship they had previously was didn't matter. Ciara and Russell Wilson came to church to make this promise. There were also many people who didn't believe them because they didn't have sex until their wedding day, even though they insisted that they remained "pure" because they "promised to Jesus."

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Divas who were virgins on their wedding day: “Sex is necessary for marriage”