Preacher's Joe Gilgun Just Can't Find a Girlfriend? Cleared Off Dating and Gay Rumors in Interview

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The celebrity world is such that every 'single' star has faced one question or other regarding his sexual orientation. Joe Gilgun is also in the same verse of being single and not having girlfriends. But do that count him in the gay- section? Well! We will find about it.
Preacher's Joe Gilgun Just Can't Find a Girlfriend? Cleared Off Dating and Gay Rumors in Interview

Quick Information

  • Ex-Girlfriend Vicky McClure
  • Eye Color Hazel
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Short
  • Weight 73 kg or 161 lbs
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' (1.83 m)
  • College Runshaw College
  • High School Southlands High School
  • Career 1994–present
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Gay No
  • Date of Birth Mar 09, 1984
  • Age 40 Years, 2 Months
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Sister/s Rosie Gilgun, Jennie Gilgun
  • Mother Judith Gilgun
  • Father Andrew Gilgun
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Zodiac Sign Pisces
  • Birth Name Joseph William Gilgun
  • Profession Actor
  • Nationality British

The celebrity world is such that every 'single' star has faced one question or other regarding his sexual orientation. Joe Gilgun is also in the same verse of being single and not having girlfriends. But does that count him in the gay- section? 

Well! Stay with us as we reveal the answer to the million dollar question regarding his sexuality.

Preacher's Star Silent On Dating Life; Split With Girlfriends

He is handsome, and many of the girls will certainly love to hang out with him.

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He mentioned in an interview that he is currently single. However, he previously dated his This is England co-star Vicky McClure.

Joe with his Ex-Girlfriend Vicky McClure (Photo:

Since the pair silently drifted their way, they kept the reason behind their separation in vain. 

In an interview with Vice in August 2016, he shed the light on his first girlfriend with the deal of not revealing the name. He was with his first dating life when he started to appear on TV. During that time, he was feeling down and depression and anxiety had almost covered him. 

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As a result, Vicky's hair started to fall down and went into more depression. His girlfriend, whom he claimed to be deeply in love with, told him that he was going bald.

He was aged 23 then his rapid hair fall started to become the subject of the harsh talk between him and his girlfriend. With their mutual reasons, he split from his first girlfriend.

Well, with the overlook on his dating history from his first girlfriend to the actress girlfriend, he can't be questioned on his sexuality with the gay rumors.

Shirtless Picture Invited Gay Rumors; Single Life Fueled Them

Is he a gay or exhibit any gay-ish nature? We see numerous shirtless photos on his Instagram. And some of them do raise the questions and doubts. But that alone doesn’t make him gay, Does it? 

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Joe's shirtless picture (Photo: Joe Gilgun's Instagram)

Such pictures apparently give a "gay" ish clue even though Joe explains he's not. In a recent interview, he has cleared all these rumors and has assured everybody that he is not a gay or homosexual. 

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He is also mentioned to be straight according to the voters at

Have a look at what he has to say about people calling him gay:

”I just can’t find a girlfriend and I don’t just snog anyone or sleep with anyone. I don’t do that. I wish I could. But f*** man, you’d end up with syphilis.”

 He added,

” I’m not very successful with girls. I’m too busy making a t*** of myself. I’m one of them, idiots. I want to be more like, who do I want to be like? Iwan [Rheon, off Misfits] is quite sexy. He’s handsome and girls like him a lot. I don’t know what it is. He’s just cool. I’m not very cool. I’m a bit of a t**. As a result, girls just tend to go “I’d rather not involve myself with him”. Girls don’t want to sleep with people who are terracotta either. Do you know what I mean?”

A bit of relief for the girls who are in love with this lad, right? Being single doesn’t mean someone is gay. This is what applies to this English actor as well. The “preacher” drama star, has cleared off his rumors. Maybe he is yet to find the right match for him or maybe he is just too busy with his professional life.

Who knows, we might have to wait to know more about his personal and romantic life. Not much can be seen through social media sites as well in this regard. But let us not jump into any major decision just by the look of things. he might be waiting for someone who he can find a click with. 

Bio- From Child Actor To Hollywood Mainstay

Joe Gilgun is a British actor. Born on March 9, 1984, in England to mother Judith and father Andrew. As a child actor, Gilgun played little tearaway Jamie Armstrong in Coronation Street between 1994 and 1997 which shows that he had his sights firmly set on his goals from the very beginning. He left the soap when the actress playing his on-screen mother left.

Gilgun revisited the set in an ITV special The Kids from Coronation Street in 2004. He has shown his remarkable acting caliber in various films and TV shows including Misfits. The Preacher is his most recent project as of 2016.

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He currently stars as a sexy vampire Classuidy in the Season 3 of the series Preacher.

He has won Virgin Media TV Award and SFX awards in 2012. He can also be seen in several music videos which he did during the earlier phase of his career.

With the talent and skills he possesses, it shall be safe to say that he might touch new heights in the days ahead.