Celebrity Couples With The Biggest Age Gaps

By Carole 2 months ago

1. Cher and Alexander Edwards: 40 years

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Alexander Edwards and Cher's relationship is a bit of a mystery, if other people's online opinions are anything to go by.  What could Cher possibly have in common with a 36 year old music executive, 40 years her junior?  Well, it doesn't matter what we think!  If they are happy, then leave them to it.

2. Madonna and Andrew Darnell: 41 years

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Madonna loves to shock, always has and always will!  Whether it's her riding crop accessory she seems to be attached to at red carpet events or her ever changing face, the woman is a diva and no one should bat an eyelid to see her with her latest beau, 41 years her junior.

3. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones: 25 years

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This was the love story that nobody thought would last.  Meeting at the 1998 Deauville Film Festival, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are as happy and content now, as they ever were, despite the 25 year age gap.  It's true they did reach a rough patch back in 2013 but they worked through it, just as 'ordinary' couples would.

4. George and Amal Clooney: 17 years

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George Clooney, the most handsome man in Hollywood, has attracted a bevy of beauties over the years and many of his fans were secretly pleased he never married, on the off chance he would fall head over heels with one of them.  He did fall, madly and deeply, with human rights lawyer, Amal and they had their fairy tale ending when he put a ring on it.  The 17 year age gap meant nothing.

5. Harrison Ford and: 22 years

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Movie legend Harrison Ford fell for Calista Flockhart over 20 years ago, when she was still a slip of a girl.  Their chemistry wiped out the fact he was 22 years her senior and they still see it as a 'non issue.'  They have an adopted child and prefer to keep their relationship out of the spotlight.

6. Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie: 39 Years

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Dennis Quaid loves to stay youthful and that's why his past girlfriend was 32 years younger than him.  Not being put off by at least one generation age gap, he set his eyes on his now partner, Laura Savoie.  Dennis is unfazed by the 39 years gap between them.  I suppose love conquers all!

7. Alexandra Daddario and Andrew Form: 17 years

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"The White Lotus" star Alexandra Daddario met her partner, producer Andrew Form, during a chance meeting in New York City.  They became an item in 2021 and sealed the deal by marrying in December last year.  The 17 year age difference doesn't appear to have dampened their fiery love.

8. Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor: 31 years

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What's 31 years between the two of you when you are in love?  Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor got together in 2015, a decade after their initial meeting at a party.  They both comment that their age gap is only ever discussed by people who are fixate by it and never brought up by either of them.  It works well so nothing to fix!

9. Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston: 30 years

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Jeff Goldblum never had much success in his relationships but that all changed when he set his eyes on former gymnast, Emilie Livingston.  They married in 2014 and as Emilie is 3037, got married in 2014. Since then, the happy couple, who boasts a 30-year age difference, has welcomed two sons together.

10. David Foster and Katherine McPhee: 34 years

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The duo first met in 2006 when Foster mentored McPhee on season 5 of 'American Idol.' They didn't immediately get together but dating rumors started swirling around in 2017 when Foster's divorce was finalized with Yolanda Hadid. The couple then confirmed their engagement in 2018, stating it may not make sense to other people that there is a 34 year age gap, but it made sense to them.  Not sure I understand that!

11. Alec and Hilaria Baldwin: 26 years

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This is quite a unique relationship because the Hollywood couple is made up of one famous person and one who isn't a celebrity.  They met in 2012 in a restaurant in New York, Alec proposed less than 2 years later, despite being 26 years older than Hilaria.  It must work for them as they have no less than 7 kids together!

12. Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: 20 years

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham have been together since 2011.  There is 20 years between them, not an issue as far as they are concerned.  They have recently welcomed their second child and haven't ruled out extending their happy family unit in the future.

13. Florence Pugh and Zach Braff: 20 years

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This relationship has been kept very private but it is believed that Florence and Zach started dating in 2018 and it must have been serious as they adopted a dog to seal the deal.  Whilst Pugh was very vocal in expressing how little their 20 year ago gap mattered, they recently broke up.

14. Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell: 38 years

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Patrick Stewart met his wife Sunny Ozell when they locked eyes in 2008 at a restaurant in New York, marrying just under 5 years later.  The 40 year age difference appears to mean nothing as their shared sense of humor has overtaken any negativity they both received from outsiders.

15. Bruce Willis and Emma Heming: 23 years

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Married previously to actress Demi Moore, "The Sixth Sense" star wed his second wife in 2009.  Emma Heming Willis is 23 years younger than her husband and made it clear to him at the outset that she wanted kids, even though Bruce had grown up children with his ex. The couple now have two daughters together.

16. Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley: 13 Years

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After over five years of dating and three children together, Madonna's ex husband, Guy Ritchie married his model girlfriend, Jacqui Ainsley, in 2018.  They had a very lavish summer wedding and the 13 year age gap didn't stop the couple dancing the night away.

17. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively: 11 Years

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After meeting on the set of "Green Lantern" early in 2010, when Lively was 22 years old and Reynolds was 33, the two started dating.  They were married in September 2012 and as of now, are proud parents to three daughters.   They always appear very affectionate together on the red carpet.

18. Leonardo DiCaprio & Camila Morrone: 23 Years

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It's hard to keep up with Leo's love life as he chops and changes his girlfriends very regularly.  He's often in the headlines for the wrong reasons - dating younger and younger women.  He dated Camila Morrone in 2019 and she accompanied him to the 2020 Academy awards.  Maybe the 23 years didn't suit them as they didn't last.

19. Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness: 13 Years

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Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness first met on the 1995 set of Australian show "Correlli" which was Jackman's first break after leaving drama school. The two married in 1996 and adopted two children together, Oscar and Ava.  Deborra is 13 years older than Hugh but he says he feels like the adult in the relationship!

20. Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick: 33 Years

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Billy Joel must enjoy marriage and not be put off by it because he's done it four times now!  His latest wife is Alexis Roderick and they tied the knot at his Long Island estate in 2015.  The couple welcomed daughter Della Rose that same year and a second daughter, Remy Anne, in 2017.  33 years older than his wife, Billy says he feels younger than ever!

21. Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer: 30 Years

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Stephen Fry has always been much loved by his British public.  He's extremely intelligent, witty and a great actor.  However, mental health problems caused him to go into a downward spiral and he wasn't a happy bunny.  That all changed though when he met his partner, Elliott Spencer, 30 years his junior.  They hit it off instantly and were married a year later in 2015.

22. Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster: 27 Years

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Legendary rock star Rod Stewart is almost as well known for his relationships as he is for his music career. He married for the third time to model Penny Lancaster in 2007.  They have two sons together and always look loved up when being interviewed or snapped by the paps.

23. Jay-Z and Beyoncé: 12 Years

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The power couple started dating back in 2001 when Jay-Z was 32 years old and Beyoncé was 20. They tied the knot in a secret wedding on April 4, 2008 and Beyonce gave birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter in 2012.  Queen Bee completely broke the internet with her Instagram post, announcing that the couple were expecting twins.  Rumors of an extra marital affair dogged Jay-Z but the couple are happily back on track.

24. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi: 15 Years

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi started dating in 2004 and their relationship moved swiftly from there.  The following year the couple were sharing a home in Los Angeles and DeGeneres, who is 15 years de Rossi's senior, proposed to her partner.  They married in 2008, when same-sex marriage became legal in California.   They are still devoted to each other, despite the each difference.

25. Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves: 13 Years

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Matthew McConaughey met model Camila Alves at a Los Angeles nightclub in 2006 when McConaughey was 36 and Alves was 23.  The two finally started dating and he proposed on Christmas Day in 2011, marrying in June 2012. They share three kids together, sons Levi and Livingston and daughter Vida.

26. Matt Bomer and Simon Halls: 13 Years

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Matt Bomer was 34 years old when he wed his long term partner, Simon Halls, then 47, in a small ceremony in 2011.  Despite the age gap, The "Magic Mike" actor and his husband, who works as a Hollywood publicist, have been married for over 9 ears and are parents to sons Henry, Walker, and Kit.  They say they are as happy now as the day they met!

27. Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz: 16 Years

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Heidi Klum was 45 years old when she and 29 year old toy-boy,  guitarist Tom Kaulitz, first started dating in 2018.  Heidi had gone through a very public split with her ex, Seal so was very wary.  The following year the couple tied the knot and both said they could not be happier if they tried.

28. Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher: 17 Years

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After six years together, Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher, announced their engagement in 2018.  They are known for being notoriously private, with no mention of the 17 year age gap between them.  The couple share two children together, a daughter Izzy and son Max.

29. Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy: 17 Years

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French banker Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate Olsen, got engaged in 2014 after dating for two years. The couple married in a small ceremony in 2015 where, apparently, the party decor included bowls filled with cigarettes! The two currently reside in a $6.25 million townhouse in New York City.  A 17 year age difference hasn't dampened their love for each other.

30. Viola Davis and Julius Tennon: 12 Years

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Viola Davis has been married to Julius Tennon since 2003.  The couple first met on the set of TV show and there was an instant connection, the 12 year age gap meaning nothing.  The couple adopted a daughter, Genesis, in 2011, and Tennon has two children from a previous relationship.

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