Age Is Just A Number for These Celebrity Couples With Big Age Gaps

When it comes to love, some people swear that love knows no bounds. Others remind us that love can sometimes be still blind. Still, these celebrity power couples are a testament to the fact that you really can find love at any age. Just like us, most celebrities spend their lives searching for a special someone and seeking true love.

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So when these celebrity duos finally found each other, age was nothing but a number to them. Many decided to throw caution to the wind and didn’t let society get in their way. While some of the stars on the list come from truly opposing worlds and it might surprise you that they even met or hit it off, others look like they were truly made for each other. Still, when you see them strutting down the red carpet together or grabbing a bite at a restaurant, these romantic duos might just warm your heart.

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall

When this powerful couple first announced their relationship to the press, it caused a media stir for a few reasons. While this may be one couple that the tabloids love to hate, Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall didn’t let their glaring 25 year age gap or society stop them from marrying in 2016.

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Before they met, Jerry Hall was famously married to Mick Jagger, and they had four children before divorcing in 1999. Murdoch made a name for himself as a media mogul and has children from his previous marriages. Still, the duo found each other later in life and married when Murdoch was 82.

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon

When Viola Davis and Julius Tennon met on the set on City of Angels, it must have been love at first sight. Despite their 13-year age gap, the loved-up couple tied the knot in 2003 and are still going strong.

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The acting duo both have children from previous relationships, and in 2011 they then adopted a daughter together Genesis, who is now seven. The happy couple even joint-founded a production company together, aptly named JuVee Productions.

Celine Dion and René Angélil

Celine Dion and René Angélil are another celebrity couple who didn’t let a controversial age gap get in their way. Their love story started when Celine was just 12 years old and René was her manager, and 38 at the time. Since they were both professionals, they had to keep their relationship under wraps until 1991.

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René was actually Celine’s biggest fan when they first met. He believed in her singing potential so much, that he actually mortgaged his own house to help fund her first official album. The power duo later had a set of twins together and lived happily until René passed away in 2016.

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo

As the lead singer and frontman for the band Maroon 5, Adam Levine lived it up as a single bachelor for most of his early life. That was before he met Behati Prinsloo in the summer of 2012, and decide to settle down. Behati is 10 years younger than Adam, but it didn’t matter to these love birds.

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After making it official in a gorgeous ceremony in Mexico in 2014, the duo quickly had two children together. The first child was in 2016 and the second in 2018. Things sure moved quickly for them, and Adam went from a rock star bachelor to a family man in no time!

Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness

When the X-Men hunk Hugh Jackman first met Deborra Lee-Furness in 1995 on the set of Corelli, the pair quickly fell in love. Despite the fact that Deborah is 13 years his senior, the adorable couple have been happily married for years.

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Just a year after their wedding, the couple then went on to adopt two kids together. One is Eva and the other is Oscar. The adorable couple are also still going strong, and in spite of the 13 year age gap, Jackman still insists he is the ‘adult’ in the relationship.

Jay Z and Beyonce

This talented musical power couple are generally seen as pop royalty to most of the planet. Their insatiable romance first started back in 2001, when Beyonce was just 20 years old. It’s really hard to notice their 12 year age gap, as they have both been crazy in love ever since.

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The pair dated for 7 years, before marrying in 2008. While they briefly separated, today they regularly break the internet with their growing family and record-breaking musical achievements. They now have three adorable children, Blue Ivy, Rumi, and Sir and have a habit of showering them with lavish gifts.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi first found love back in 2004. To some people, their 15-year age gap may have seemed unconventional, but this didn’t faze them. By 2005, the gorgeous couple moved in together and are still going strong.

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When California legalized same-sex marriage, Ellen and Portia were one of the first couples in the line to tie the knot in front of the world. Now they are 45 and 60 and are stronger than ever. The duo also work together on various charity projects around the globe.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

This gorgeous Hollywood couple might just be the epitome of red-carpet goals personified. Their romance began on the set of the movie The Green Lantern in 2010 when Blake was just 22. We’re happy to hear they didn’t let their 11 year age gap get in the way of their love story.

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The starry-eyed couple are still going strong today and have two daughters together. They also hilariously troll each other on social media, and you can often spot them cuddled up on the red carpet.

Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick

The talented piano man, Billy Joel first met Alexis Roderick back in 2009. At the time, he was still finalizing the divorce of his third wife. There is also a 32 age between them, but this didn’t stop Alexis from falling for his charming voice and charismatic personality.

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When they first met, Alexis was a Morgan Stanley executive and an equestrian. The couple dated for a few years, before marrying in 2015. Joel has one child from his previous marriages and now the couple share two daughters together. They are also still happily married and enjoy splitting their time between New York and Florida.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

When Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones first announced their engagement in 1999, it shook the world and caused a media frenzy. This was mainly because of the 25 year age gap. Well, this stunning couple proved to everyone that love knows no bounds and have been going strong for almost 20 years.

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Michael and Catherine now have two children together, one girl and one boy and are raising them in a Jewish home. Although they did scare us all when they briefly separated in 2013, we’re glad they are still happily together today.

George Clooney and Amal Clooney

For years, George Clooney was viewed as one of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelors, and it seemed like he would never settle down. Still, that was before he stunned the world by proposing to Amal Alamuddin, an international human rights lawyer who was 35 at the time.

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After a short engagement, the picture-perfect couple married in 2014. Despite the 17 year age gap, the couple are still loved up and bringing up two gorgeous children together, Ella and Alexander. They also throw lavish parties together, which are attended by Hollywood’s finest actors and actresses.

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender

These blockbusting movie stars took their acting skills to the next level and managed to keep their romance a secret from everyone for a few years. The stars first met in 2014 on the set of the movie The Light Between Oceans. They then decided to keep their relationship under wraps so that they could enjoy their honeymoon period together, away from the cameras.

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After secretly dating for three years, the X-Men and Tomb Raider stars secretly got married in a ceremony in Ibiza in 2017. The couple also have an 11 year age gap, but again, what does age matter when you’re head over heels in love.

Felicity Huffman and William H Macy

After dating for 16 years, Felicity Huffman and William H Macy decided to make it official and tied the knot in 1997. To them, their 12 year age gap probably didn’t even come into the equation, and they are still going strong today.

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As the stars of Desperate Housewives and Shameless, these two have enjoyed successful careers and captured the hearts of many fans. They also share two daughters together and in spite of the fact Felicity was initially ‘scared’ of marriage, they seem to be happily married now.

Mel Gibson and Rosalind Ross: 35 Years

After first getting together, this happy couple can prove that love truly knows no bounds! At 63 and 28 respectively, there is an impressive 35 year age gap between the happy couple. Since Mel Gibson’s oldest child is 37 years old, making Ross younger than some of Gibson’s own children.

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In 2017, the Gibson and Ross welcomed a son, Lars, into their family unit. Lars marks the ninth child for the former action hero – and a first for Rosalind Ross.

Anna Lynne McCord and Dominic Purcell

While there may be a huge 17 year age gap, these two Hollywood stars were caught up in a whirlwind romance for over seven years. While McCord starred in 90210 and Dominic made a name for himself in Prison Break, and the loved-up pair were together on and off until 2018.

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Although the couple have since separated, they are still on amicable terms. In fact, Anna still takes the time to looks after Purcell’s four children from his previous wife.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Camilla Morrone

While Leonardo Di Caprio has enjoyed a long and Oscar-winning career, he has also been famously linked to some of the most beautiful girls in the world. Most recently, he has been linked to Camila Morrone, who is incidentally the daughter of Lucila Sola, who is Al Pacino’s ex.

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While Camilla is 21 and Leonardo is 43, this hasn’t stopped them from falling for each other. The power couple are also set to star together in Quentin Tarantino’s movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin

Alec Baldwin is well known for his hilarious performances in shows like SNL and 30 Rock. In 2013, he met Hilaria, a yoga instructor, and it was love at first sight. Although there is a 26 year age gap, after just five months together, they moved in and now share four children together.

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In the past, Alec Baldwin was famously married to Kim Basinger and has another daughter from this marriage, named Ireland. Now he is 60 and we’re sure his gorgeous wife and huge family are keeping him young.

David Hasselhoff and Hayley Roberts

Another age-defying couple on the list is the Baywatch veteran, David Hasselhoff and Britain’s Got Talent presenter, Hayley Roberts. In spite of their 28 year age gap, they met in 2011 and the Hoff popped the question in 2016.

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The couple tied the knot in a small ceremony with close friends and family and enjoyed a glamorous honeymoon together in southern Italy.

Woody Allen and Soon Yi-Previn

When Woody Allen first announced his relationship with Soon Yi-Previn, it was the talk of Hollywood for every reason. Their relationship was controversial not just because of the 35 year age gap, but because the way they met is a little scandalous.

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In 1992, the movie director, Woody Allen was dating Mia Farrow. At that time Mia adopted a child, which happened to be Soon-Yi Previn. Evidently, the pair grew close and didn’t let anything get in the way of their love. They finally married in 1997 and are still going strong today.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: 16 Years

While they’re no longer together, they were once married in 2005 – making it one of the most iconic celebrity couples in recent history. It all started with that famous Oprah moment on the sofa and ended with a divorce in 2012.

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Rumors were immediately spreading due to her sudden departure and desire to seek full custody of their daughter, Suri. According to some, the Mission Impossible star had extreme Scientology views which Holmes found incompatible with her beliefs.

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross

While David Cross is well known for starring in Arrested Development, Tamblyn is the star of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The pair first met in 2008 and fell head over heels for each other, even though there is a 19 year age gap.

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The acting duo finally married in October 2012 and both describe themselves as an ‘odd couple’. Still, their age gap doesn’t mean a thing to them and they are both in love.

The King and Queen of Bhutan

Interestingly, the king of Bhutan, named King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, originally met his future wife when he was just 7 years old. His wife is named Jetsum Pema and even though there is a 10 year age gap, she is said to have declared her love for him at the time.

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As the story goes, he actually promised Jetsum that once he was older, he would marry her, but only if they were still in love and both single. Well, we’re happy to report that this royal couple married in 2011 and welcomed their son into the world soon after.

Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko

Some people say that opposites attract, and this unlikely couple seemed to be different in almost every way. The Ukrainian boxer first met when the aspiring actress Hayden in 2009. Whilst they had different career paths, a glaring height difference, and a 13 year age gap, they still fell head over hills.

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When they first locked eyes, Hayden was just 24 and Wladimir was 37. Still, they started dating and now share a baby daughter together. Although they have since reportedly split up, we’re sure they enjoyed their time together.

Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart

When the iconic British rock star Rod Stewart met Penny Lancaster in 2007, she was a successful model. She was also 26 years younger than him, but evidently, this power couple didn’t let age stop them from falling in love.

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After several years of dating, the couple now share two children together and are still happily in love today. While Rod Stewart continues to rock, Penny also continues to make TV appearances, on shows like Loose Women.

Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden

Ariel Winter shot to fame on the show Modern Family and is now 21. When she met the Canadian actor, Levi Meaden, they didn’t let the 10 year age gap than him get in the way. The couple have recently moved in together and showing no signs of slowing down.

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The acting couple have been continuing to carve successful careers for themselves. Levi Meadon recently appeared in “Pacific Rim: Uprising” and Ariel Winter recently reprised her childhood role in the ABC sitcom as Alex. Winter did respond to some comments on their age gap by saying: “I don’t understand why someone would even comment on our situation at all”.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Oliver Sarkozy

It’s safe to say that Mary-Kate Olsen is one half of Hollywood’s trendiest set of twins. When the fashionista and actress first met Oliver Sarkozy, originally from France, she was smitten. They started dating in spite of the 17 year age gap.

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Oliver is actually the brother of Nicholas Sarkozy, who is the former President of France. The pair tied the knot in 2015 and filled the room with ‘bowls and bowls filled with cigarettes’. The power couple now live in New York together in a house worth $6.25m.

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves

In 2006, Matthew McConaughey, the Oscar-winning actor, first met Camila Alves in a night club. Although he thought his Hollywood status would be enough to impress her, he actually needed to convince her to accept a date with him.

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Thankfully, she accepted the date and even though the pair have a 13 year age gap, they married in 2012. The couple also share three children together, a daughter named Vida and two sons, named Levi and Livingston.

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder

When Nikki Reed met Ian Somerhalder first started dating in 2014, the acting couple had more in common than most. While she was starring in Twilight, he starred in The Vampire Diaries. So this vampire-loving acting couple seem like a match made in heaven.

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We’re sure plenty of fans of both shows rejoiced when they first started dating, and no one would have even thought of their 10 year age gap. After a whirlwind romance, Somerhalder popped the question and they married that year. In 2017, the couple welcomed a daughter into the world and named her Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder.

Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Jason Statham shot to stardom as an action hero and is well known for starring in The Fast and the Furious franchise. When he met his beau Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in 2010, she was a successful Victoria Secret model and they fell in love. It probably didn’t even faze the couple that he was 43 and she was 23.

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Even with a 20 year age gap, these two lovebirds are still going strong. While Rosie is a well-known model, she has also dabbled in acting and made some appearances in Transformers and Mad Max. In 2017, the couple welcomed a son into the world and are both enjoying balancing parenthood with their careers.

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis got married and have two children together. Despite their 9 year age gap, the two appear to be on the same page and describe each other as ‘the love of my life’.

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You might recognize both of from their work on film and TV. Wilde rose to fame on the show The O.C. andSudeikis frequently appears on Saturday Night Live.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Before they shocked everybody with their split in 2017, Pitt and Jolie were one of Hollywood’s biggest power couples. Their romance started in a dramatic way when Pitt lefy his first wife, Jennifer Aniston. They met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

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The two were together for 10 years before finally marrying. Sadly, they divorced after only two years. They share six children together.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie

Scott Disick is the 35-year-old father of Kourtney Kardashian’s three children. After failing to make it work with her, he has turned his eye to Sofia Richie – the 20-year-old daughter of Lionel Richie.

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According to US Weekly, Richie has described himself as ‘scared to death’ about their relationship. What do you think, do you think these two will last?

Daryl Hannah and Neil Young

Daryl Hannah and Neil Young, 57 and 72, got married in 2018. He confirmed the news in November when he shared a video online urging fans to go out and vote. In the video, he referred to Hannah as his “wife.”

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People Magazine reported that the two had two different ceremonies: one on Young’s yacht and the other in California for family and friends. They started dating in 2014.

Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz

In 2018, Klum started dating Tokio Hotel guitarist Kaulitz. Despite their 17-year age gap, Klum says she feels younger than ever. In fact, sheeven confesses to never thinking about it unless she’s asked by reporters.

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“That’s really the only time when age seems to be shoved in my face and I have to give an answer for it. I don’t really think about it that much otherwise,” she said to InStyle Magazine.

Lady Gaga and Christian Carino

Gaga and 49-year-old talent agent Christian Carino have been dating since February of 2017. The internet exploded the next year when she referred to him as her ‘fiance.’

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Sadly, the couple separated in February of 2019. It’s the singer’s second broken relationship in three years. Rumors havestarted swirling that Carino was the one to call it quits.

Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo

Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo gor married in October despite their 23-year age gap. Saget, 62, is best known for his acting gig on Full House and How I Met Your Mother. Rizzo, 39, is a travel and food blogger known for her streaming series Eat Travel Rock.

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The two declared matrimony on Instagram in October 2018, declaring themselves ‘damn happy’ about it. They began dating in 2015 after being introduced by a mutual friend.

Emilie Livingston and Jeff Goldblum

Despite a big age gap, it looks as though Livingston and Goldblum are a match made in heaven! The two got married in 2014 and have two sons, and the youngest joined the family only two years ago!

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Emilie, 35, is a gymnast and Goldblum, 66, is an actor as we know. He is known for his performances in Thor: Ragnarok, The Fly, and Jurassic Park.

Dennis Quaid and Santa Auzina

Dennis Quaid is best known for his role in Disney’s The Parent  Trap. The 64-year-old is dating 32-year-old Santa Auzina since 2016. The former Montage model is literrally half his age but the two look lucky in love together.

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Quaid has been divorced three times, so who knows whether they will want to tie the knot or keep things casual. For now, they’re enjoying each other’s company.

Alejandra Silva and Richard Gere

Looks like Richard Gere found his pretty woman! In April 2018, the couple announced their marriage after four years of being together. Gere is 69 and Silva is 35. She is a publicist and activist.

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Gere has been married twice, once to Cindy Crawford and then to Carey Lowell. This is Silva’s second marriage. The couple have one child each.

Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell

Patrick Stewart, 78, married jazz singer Sunny Ozell, 39, back in 2013. They dated for five years before they tied the knot . The two of them met when Stewart was starring in Macbeth at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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The two fell in love pretty quickly and the rest is history. Stewart is best known for his roles in Star Trek and X-Men. Sunny Ozell is a singer/songwriter with hits like Git Girl.

Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan

The Walking Dead star began dating the One Tree Hill actress in 2009. Burton and Morgan were set up by a mutual friend, Jensen Ackles. Despite the 16 year age difference, the two immediately hit it off!

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They had their first kid in 2010 – a son called Augustus. Eight years later, they had their second child, who they welcomed in 2018.

David Walliams and Lara Stone

David Walliams is considered something of a ladies man, having dated supermodels and actresses. In 2010, the Britain’s Got Talent judge married Lara Stone. But the pair separated and divorced in 2015.

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The two share a son, Alfred Walliams. According to sources, the divorce was finalized in six weeks after a 60-second decision between the two of them.

Elliot Spencer and Stephen Fry

British icon Stephen Fry finally settled down, after a long time! In 2014, Fry and Spencer met and immediately fell in love. They married the following year and have been together ever since.

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Despite their 30 year gap, the two have a lot in common. They both share a passion for history, broadcasting, and philosophy. Fry has been an icon for 30 years – since before Elliot was even born!

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

The 41-year-old actor from American Horror Story married his beau, Simon Halls, in 2011. However, it was a secret from the public until 2014. Bomer didn’t publicly address his sexuality until 2012.

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The couple has three children via surrogacy; a daughter, born in 2005, and two boys born in 2008.

Brittany Furlan and Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee, 56, married the social media star, 32, this past February in 2019. In true social media style, they revealed their new status as husband and wife with an Instagram post that had the caption ‘Holy Sh*tb*lls!’

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The Motley Crue drummer has been married four times. He is perhaps better known for the infamous tape with his former wife, Pamela Anderson.

David Foster and Katharine McPhee

Clearly, age is just a number for this couple. In 2018, the two got engaged during a vacation in Italy. They are 69 and 34 but that doesn’t stop them from living their best life.

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Foster was married four times and McPhee was married once. Let’s hope it works out for the happy couple!

Arlene Silver and Dick Van Dyke

The Mary Poppins star found the perfect way to stay young! In 2012, the 92-year-old married Arlene Silver, a woman 46 years younger than him. They met in 2006 at the SAG Awards.

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They probably won’t have such a long marriage, but one thing is for sure: Van Dyke is having fun in his golden years.

Don McLean and Paris Dylan

The biggest age gap on our list belongs to this couple: Don McLean and Paris Dylan. With 49 years between them, the American Pie singer is three times older than her!

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Who knows how long the 73-year-old and 24-year-old have been dating, but Instagram photos of the two of them date back to November 2016. Here they are in Paris together, clearly in love.