He’s openly declared about him not having any faith and is an atheist, while also coming out about his inclination saying definitely that he’s a homosexual and contains allegedly been in two same-gender relationships in his life. Ian McKellen is most famed for his characters in the X Men show as the comic book super villain Magneto who’s a paralyzed man on a wheelchair but can bring and use metallic things with his head. He came from the closet in his early maturity and was even recognized happily by his stepmother whom he said as being years ahead of her time when it comes to clarity and depth of idea. While there was not any opportunity of official union since same-gender relationships were not taken into consideration during those days. The relationship is assumed to have finished in 1972, making it an eight-year old connection. His second known relationship was with theater and fighting performer Sean Mathias who allegedly shown quite a bit in their relationship shortly after its ending. They were said to have met at the Edinburgh festival in 1978 and clicked nearly instantaneously before living together, the exact same year. The relationship somehow lived tumultuous times and Sean termed it as being tempestuous and mainly had struggles relating to Ian’s success and Sean’s comparatively unsuccessful performing career. They stopped the relationship, 10 years after its beginning in 1988 so stopping Ian’s last known connection. Both partners though combined for a play at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, titled Waiting for Godot. Shortly after, they united again on a company standpoint by co-buying the lease on The Grapes public house in Narrow Road. Despite being known to everybody as straight, except for his theater co-workers and family friends who understood it since the beginning, he came out in public in 1988, the exact same year his last relationship finished. He played a substantial part in the broadening of mindsets towards homosexual people. Since he never got married, he never had a divorce.