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Openly Gay Star BD Wong is Married to Richert Schnorr Since 2018

Alizeh Published On Fri Jan 24 2020   Modified On Fri Jan 24 2020
Openly Gay Star BD Wong is Married to Richert Schnorr Since 2018

Actor BD wong, who made his name and won a Tony Award for his role as Song Liling in M. Butterfly before voicing Shang in Disney’s ‘Mulan’, is recognized as one of the fine performers in Hollywood. Being an impeccable actor, Wong is an openly gay man advocating for the LGBTQ.

The multimillionaire Wong, 58, is best known for playing Dr. George Huang for ten and a half years on the long-running crime drama. He's also appeared in the Jurassic Park movie franchise and USA Network's Mr. Robot. Just before his Law & Order character left the show, he came out as gay.

BD wong wearing a grey suit

Who is BD Wong's husband?
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The actor married his longtime partner, Richard John Frederickson Schnorr in 2018. Let’s look into the couple’s relationship history

BD Wong And Richard Schnorr

Schnorr is 36-year-old director of digital media for the New York Public Library. The pair announced their nuptials in The New York Times, telling readers that they met in 2010 “at a mixer for singles, organised by an online dating site, in New York.” 

Wong, came out in the 80s and went on to star in hit TV shows Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Mr Robot.

wongand schnorr wearing tux,wong hugging schnorr

BD Wong with Husband Richert 
Source: Queerty 

The longtime couple, who met in 2010 at an online dating site singles mixer, held the Jewish ceremony (officiated by Cantor Sheera Ben-David) at Giando on the Water, reports the New York Times.

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Schnorr posted a photo from the wedding ceremony writing, “It really kinda is the happiest day of your life. Thanks to my family and friends for the love and words and support and dance moves.”

BD Wong’s Past Relationship

Before getting married to Richert, Wong was in a long term relationship with Richie Jackson in 1988 which was the most talked about thing in Hollywood. The couple even had twins in the year 2000, two sons Boa Dov Wong and Jackson Foo Wong via surrogacy.

However, the donor twin, Boaz Dov Wong, died shortly after birth. His brother, Jackson Foo Wong, who weighed 2 pounds, 13 ounces, was rushed to intensive care.

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Richie Jack with his new Partner and son Jackson 
Source: Playbill

The couple never married but, still cared for little Jackson collectively. And surprisingly their son Jack also came out as gay, Richie also wrote a book titled 'Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son' to celebrate a memoir.

Watch: BD wong and Richie Schnorr 

Currently, BD wong is happily married to Richert. We can see their cute instagram posts. It is fair to say that Wong and Schnorr are a power couple, doing what they do best, being consistent and supporting one another along the way.

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