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 peaked 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? Has 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. 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.

Despite being together for a long time, the couple has kept their relationship a low-key affair.  They have a significant age difference of twelve years. Bo is 30, while Lorene is 42, but the age difference does not seem to bother the two at all.   

It has been eight years that the couple is together; Everyone is waiting for the moment when the couple will take a step ahead in their relationship and call each other husband and wife. 

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Bo and his girlfriend live in L.A. alongside their two rescue dogs named Bruce and Ramona. 

Lorene Scafaria's Ex-Boyfriends

The actress has been in a couple of relationships prior to dating Bo Burnham. 

She had dated actor Adam Brody after they met in 2009. They met through one of her friends named Diablo Cody. Cody was the screenwriter for Jennifer's Body.

After calling it quits, she had a romantic fling with another actor, Ashton Kutcher. They were first spotted together in late 2011 in Italy. A year later, the couple made their relationship official. But by 2013, they had already gone separate paths. 

Is Bo Burnham Gay Despite Having A Girlfriend?

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. His relationship with his girlfriend throws away all the gay rumors swirling around him.

Age/ Family

Bo Burnham was born Robert Burnham on 21st August 1990 in Massachusetts, the United States, to a 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 an early 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.