Known for his role in the American family TV sitcom Modern Family (2009-2020), Nolan Gould is an American actor who was born on October 28, 1998. Aside from spending 11 seasons as Modern Family’s Luke Dunphy, he also had a few guest appearances on other TV series, like Good Luck Charlie (2010), The Haunting Hour: The Series (2011), and Grey’s Anatomy (2022). He also appeared in films such as Yes (2019), The To Do List (2013), and Friends with Benefits (2011).
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This 24-year-old actor, who started his career by doing commercials at the age of 3, is actually very smart. No, scrap that. He’s not just smart, he’s a genius. He has an IQ of 150 as revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and is a member of Mensa, the largest and oldest high-IQ society in the world.
Anyway, fans are naturally privy to their favorite celebrities’ personal lives. They tend to stick their noses into some personal matters such as their favorite celebrities’ sexuality. And the actor was no exception to that. Fans had always been curious about his sexual preference.
So, to satisfy their curiosity, is Nolan Gould gay? Let’s try to find out.
What Started the Gay Rumors
In the incredibly popular sitcom, Modern Family, which has been a fan favorite for over two decades, Nolan Gould plays the character of Luke Dunphy, who is gay. His acting must be so convincing that fans of the said sitcom started to speculate that the actor was also gay in real life. And the whole thing basically started the rumors about Gould’s sexuality.
Well, is he?
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A Glimpse Nolan Gould’s Possible Romances
In 2021, Nolan Gould appeared in the dating reality show, Celebrity Dating Game, which aired on ABC. He was paired with three eligible bachelorettes — California-based digital strategist Amber Blu, Australian public relations manager Rose Rosenfeld, and California tennis coach Medina Ali.
The then-22-year-old actor picked the Australian participant, Rose Rosenfeld, after she said he sounded attractive.
Now, how about in real life? Is the actor currently dating anyone? And who has he dated in the past?
According to the reports, Nolan Gould is not dating anyone at the moment. The Modern Family alum is currently single. However, he had been linked to a few women in the past.
The actor was previously linked to his on-screen sister, Ariel Winter, who played Alex Dunphy in the family sitcom. Gould, however, said that he never considered the idea of dating Winter as he only sees her as a friend.
Although the actor had been really private when it comes to his personal life and relationships, he had been romantically linked to two people in particular.
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In 2016, he attended the SAG Awards with “The Kissing Booth” actress, Joey King. They posed for a few photos together, too. But the two were just friends as reported by People.
Just a year later, Gould was linked with Australian model Hannah Glasby when they were spotted holding hands at a farmers’ market, as reported by J-14. They never confirmed nor denied the dating rumors. Three years later, The Things reported that the couple was still together. If they were, they must have broken up sometime in 2021 since the actor was looking for a new love by then on the reality dating show, Celebrity Dating Game.
Is Nolan Gould Gay?
The actor had never addressed the rumors about his sexuality. He hadn’t said anything about his sexual preference, plus, he was really private with his relationships, never confirming or denying anything. Thus, it is hard to tell what his sexual orientation is.