Is Bo Burnham Gay? What's His Married Status Now?

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Is Bo Burnham Gay? What's His Married Status Now?

Bo Burnham is a comedian and singer, who rose to fame after posting his comedy songs, My Whole Family Thinks I'm Gay and Bo Fo' Sho, on Youtube in 2006.

Following his internet breakout, Bo released two comedy albums between 2009 and 2010, and both of them ended up being a massive hit. Further, in 2011, his fame reached another height when he became the winner of the 2011 Stand-up Showdown on Comedy Central.

Read on for more details on the talented comedian's personal life.

Is Bo Burnham Married?/ Wife Or Girlfriend

Bo Burnham's professional life has been no secret. But, the talented comedian has tried to keep his personal life pretty secluded. 

Despite all that, Bo has not exactly been successful in keeping his personal life a secret. This might be news to many; even though bo is not married yet, he has been in a relationship with Lorene Scafaria for quite a while. 

Bo Burnham with his girlfriend Lorene Scafaria in an event in 2019 (Photo:

Bo has reportedly been dating Lorene since 2013.

Despite being together for a long time, the couple has kept their relationship, a low-key affair. Further, the couple also has a significant age difference of thirteen years. Bo is 28, while Lorene is 41, but the difference in age does not seem to bother the two at all.   

Talking more about Bo's girlfriend, Lorene is an accomplished screenwriter, playwright, and actress, who made her directorial debut in 2012 with the film Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World. Further, she is also the director of 2019's hit Hustlers, starring the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B.

Is Bo Burnham Gay?

Well, these days, no one in show biz seems to be an exception to gay rumors. But, in Bo's case, there is actually a valid reason for such rumors.

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The comedian is a big supporter of the LGBTQ community, and he is very vocal about it. Further, he often jokes about his sexuality on his comedy sketches too. 

However, Bo is not actually gay. Moreover, his relationship with his girlfriend throws away all such stories.

Age/ Family

Bo Burnham was born Robert Burnham on 21st August 1990 in Massachusetts, the United States to construction company owner, father, Scott, and a staff nurse, mother, Patricia.

Born as the youngest child- elder siblings are a brother named Pete Burnham and a sister named Samm Burnham -in the Burnham family, he was a pampered child from a very young age.

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He had a hang of performing arts, especially comedy, from a very young age. As a kid, he used to be the entertainer at family gatherings, mimicking his family members, and doing comedy stints.

As for his education, Bo attended the all-boys school in his hometown: John Preparatory high school. Even at school, Bo was the designated funny guy. After high school, he was accepted into NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, but he dropped out after a year to pursue his career.