30 Celebrity Couples With Big Age Differences

Many people believe age is nothing but a number, and many happen to be celebrities. So today, we’ll look at 30 celebrity couples with very big age gaps, who don’t let it affect their relationship at all!

#30. Alec & Hilaria Baldwin

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin certainly don’t let their 26-year age gap get between them. Born on April 3, 1958, Alec Baldwin is 60 years, while her gorgeous Spanish wife, formerly Hilaria Thomas, is only 35!

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The couple started dating in 2011 and have been inseparable since then. They also have four children ages 5 and younger and rumor has it, they’re not ruling out baby #5! An interesting note is that their children honor their mother’s roots and are fluent in Spanish!

“Our kids, especially the older ones, who speak more, are fullly bilingual,” Alec explained. “The concern and the passion that my wife has —and me too— for tow languages is essential. (…) Spanish is fundamental,” he continued.

#29. Solange Knowles & Alan Ferguson

Solange Knowles, Beyoncé’s baby sister, has had a thriving career as an actress, singer, songwriter and record producer. After divorcing her first husband, Daniel Smith, she has been dating Alan Ferguson, who is 23 years her senior, since 2008.

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They were first spotted together in 2008 at an art gallery and the singer and the video director have been happily married for 5 years now. Something that you might not know is that they made two music videos together and let me tell you, they’ve done an amazing job!

Sadly, the next couple on our list is nothing compared to them.

#28. David Foster & Katharine McPhee

David Foster is a Canadian music legend. He’s made music for basically everyone in the industry, which is what led him to meet Katharine McPhee. They met in 2006 when she was a contestant on American Idol and he was a guest mentor.

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When they met, Foster was 58, and McPhee was only 23. Although their whopping 34-year age difference has raised many eyebrows, the couple is closer than ever. And they’ve been madly in love ever since.

#27. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart

Harrison Ford (76) met the love of his life, Calista Flockhart (54) at the 2002 Golden Globes. The happy pair has been married since 2010, and don’t even notice their 22-year age gap.

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I’m in love. Romantic love is one of the most exciting and fulfilling kinds of love and I think there is a potential for it at any stage of your life.”  Said Ford.

I keep forgetting that he’s 22 years older than me,’” Calista told Hello! Magazine. “It doesn’t factor into our relationship at all.

#26. Bruce Willis & Emma Heming

Bruce Willis (54) and Emma Heming (32) actually met at the gym, and have been together ever since then. Despite the 23-year age difference, the pair are like two teenagers in love. They prove that age truly has no number!

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I spent the last 10 years single and, for the most part, unhappy. In a dark place. I never thought that being with someone else was the answer. Then I started hanging around Emma, and on a day-to-day basis my life became much happier.Willis told W Magazine.

#25. David Cross & Amber Tamblyn

David Cross married Amber Tamblyn when he was 48 and she was 29. There’s 19 years between them, but that’s never been an issue. Amber said in an interview that she fell in love with him on the first date.

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And where did they meet? On an airplane, of all places. Cross said he felt some “aggressive staring” coming from Tamblyn’s direction, so he switched seats to sit next to her. And they’ve been in love ever since. Adorable!

#24.  Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones

When news broke that Michael Douglas and Catherina Zeta-Jones were dating, the public was shocked, as he is 25 years older than her. But they have proved everyone wrong, as they’ve been married for over 18 years now, and they’re stronger than ever.

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The happy couple met at a movie festival, where Douglas approached her and asked her for a drink. Apparently, their first date didn’t go so well, because Douglas told Catherine that he’d be the father of her children, and that freaked her out. Later, he won her over with an apology and some flowers, wow!

#23. Sylvester Stallone & Jennifer Flavin

Stallone was 42 when he started dating 19-year-old Flavin, and their story dates back 30 years. But at the beginning, things weren’t as happy as they’re now. After 3 years of dating, Stallone abruptly ended the relationship, because he started dating someone else. But their romance wasn’t over.

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The couple eventually worked things out and got back together officially in 1995. Shortly after, they welcomed their daughter, Sophia, and decided to get married.  They’ve been married since 1997.

#22. Eddie Murphy & Paige Butcher

The couple, who has a 19-year age gap, has kept a low profile since they started dating in 2012. Neither of them has social media accounts, and they’ve kept most of their relationship under wraps. But when the couple was expecting their first child, Izzy Oona Murphy, they decided to reveal their relationship to the world.

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As of today, the couple has two children together. These are Paige’s only children, but Murphy is rather experienced in that field, as he has 10 children in total with 5 different women.

#21. Dane Cook & Kelsi Taylor

47-year-old Dane Cook has been dating 21-year-old Kelsi Taylor for two years. But the couple doesn’t mind the age gap at all. When a fan asked, “What advice do you have to those in age gap relationships? Cook replied, “The only thing you have to do is plan that your deaths will be somewhat far apart.”

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While the two have been documenting their relationship and time together on their respective Instagram accounts, how the couple met is a bit of a mystery, because the couple has decided not to reveal how they met. All we know is that they’re crazy in love.

#20. Elon Musk & Grimes

To the surprise of many, Elon Musk and Grimes went public at the 2018 Met Gala. The 16-year difference has no effect on their relationship, according to the happy couple. But how is it that this wonderfully odd couple met? It was all thanks to a nerdy joke.

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Apparently, Musk wanted to tweet a joke about AI, but Grimes had already made it. Grimes combined “Roko’s Basilisk” a thought experiment that questions the risks of AI, with the art movement “Rococo”, making the pun “Rococo Basilisk”. Musk came up with that joke too late and contacted Grimes about it, and that’s how their super nerdy love came about.

#19. Ronnie Wood & Sally Humphreys

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has been dating Sally Humphreys, who’s 31 years younger than him, since 2012. Sally is Ronnie’s third wife, and at  36, she is now “grandmother” of Ronnie’s grandchildren.

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Ronnie has said that it was Sally who got him off drugs. He went to rehab a total of 8 times, and in 2010, he finally became sober. She has supported him for over 10 years, and as of today, the couple has 2 daughters together.

#18. Steve Martin & Anne Stringfield

Steve Martin and Anne Stringfield have 22 years between them and have been together since 2007. They met while she was a fact checker at the New Yorker assigned to check one of his comedy pieces. “We talked on the phone for a year before we even met,” Martin says.

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The couple welcomed their first child in 2012, making Martin a first-time dad at 67. Having a young child at this age is “fantastic,” Martin says. “I think if I’d had a child earlier, I would have been a lousy father because I would have misplaced my attention on my career.

The next couple on our list is very famous, and not because of their age gap.

#17. Kelsey Grammer & Kayte Walsh

Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh made headlines when they started dating, and not because of their 25-year age difference. When they met, Grammer was married to Beverly Hills Housewives star Camille Grammer.

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Grammer began an affair with his new wife Kayte Walsh a full six months before splitting with Camille. They meet on a plane to England, and they instantly fell in love. They’ve been married since 2011.

#16. Warren Beatty & Annette Bening

Beatty and Bening have 21 years between them, but that doesn’t matter to them at all. When Hollywood’s Casanova finally decided to settle down in his 50s to Annette, his fans were surprised, but Warren knew he’d met his match.

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Beatty told TODAY‘s Matt Lauer that while his fans were surprised by their 1992 marriage, he wasn’t shocked by his decision to finally settle down.

It didn’t really surprise me,” he said. “I always felt I wasn’t trying to avoid marriage, I was trying to avoid divorce. I had no doubt when I met Annette that it was time to get married.”

They’ve been married since 1992 and have 4 kids together.

#15. Larry King & Shawn Southwick

Larry King had a total of 8 wives during his lifetime. But for him, the 8th time was a charm.  Shawn Southwick, who is 26 years younger than him, married him in 1997, and although they briefly split in 2010, they’ve been together ever since.

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Their relationship has had its ups and downs over the years. Allegedly, King’s family was never fond of Shawn and urged him to separate from his wife. Rumors of infidelity also surrounded the couple, especially during their split. Nowadays, however, the couple is stronger than ever.

#14. Rod Stewart & Penny Lancaster

Rod Stewart (73) fell madly in love with Penny Lancaster, (43) who is 30 years younger than him when he first met her. According to Penny Lancaster, the secret of being married to an older man with children is to ensure you get the kids on board first.

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Stewart already had 6 kids when they met, which was not easy for Lancaster at first. Now that they’ve been married for 11 years, Lancaster swears the key to their happy marriage is to be close with her husband’s children.

#13. Jeff Goldblum & Emilie Livingston

Emilie Livingston (35) is 30 years younger than her husband, Jeff Goldblum (65). Goldblum has been married three times, but it’s his current wife who has him “still intoxicated with ecstasy, as he told Wired Magazine. And where did they meet, of all places? At the gym!

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The couple married in 2014 and have been inseparable ever since. Now, the duo is proud parents of two boys: Charlie Ocean and River Joe. They are often seen together playing with their children or going on romantic dates, and they clearly don’t mind their age gap at all.

#12. Marc Anthony & Mariana Downing

Marc Anthony,(49), has been dating Mariana Downing, (22), for a year. The world learned about their relationship thanks to Downing’s Instagram post: a picture of the two at a concert captioned: “At a festival with my baby!

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Later that week, the couple made their first public appearance at a red carpet, making their relationship 100% official. Anthony is not new to dating younger women. He previously dated Shannon De Lima, who is 19 years younger than him.

#11. Patrick Stewart & Sunny Ozell

Patrick Stewart (78) and Sunny Ozell (39) have an incredible 39-year age gap between them. And, unlike the rest of the couples on our list, they’ve admitted it can be weird sometimes.

My father-in-law is five years younger than me but he calls me son,” he told the Daily Mail.

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Sunny, however,  said the age gap was irrelevant:

He is so youthful and I guess I’m kind of an old worry wart so we bridge the gap. It doesn’t come up much. He’s in better shape than me, which infuriates me.”

#10. Mel Gibson & Rosalind Ross

Although Mel Gibson (63) and Rosalind Ross (28) have been together since 2015 and have a child together, Lars, the couple has faced some scrutiny over the years. But the couple has always shut down the rumors that their 35-year age gap is a problem for them.

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Despite garnering ‘negative publicity’ over her relationship with the older actor, a grandfather of three, Ross still seems to be enjoying a happy life with him. The pair met when Ross joined Gibson’s production company, and their romance started right away. They fell in love so fast, that they moved to Panama together two months after they began dating.

#9. Dennis Quaid & Santa Auzina

Dennis Quaid (64) and Santa Auzina (32) don’t mind their 32-year age difference at all. The couple isn’t shy about posting cute pictures on Instagram from their vacations together and are happier than ever. They had a rocky start, however.

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Their relationship began just weeks after Quaid and his then-wife Kimberly announced plans to get a divorce. Quaid was filming The Art of More in Canada, Auzina’s native land when they met in 2015. They have been together ever since.

#8. Richard Gere & Alejandra Silva

Richard Gere (69) is 33 years older than Alejandra Silva (35), his wife. Despite the huge age gap, they’re madly in love. The happy couple got married in April 2018 and are “extraordinarily happy” together, a source told People.

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In April, the actor married the Spanish activist in a secret ceremony after first reconnecting in 2014 and dating since then. The two live together in New York and often pose together for her Instagram in sweet photos.

#7. Josh & Kathryn Brolin

Josh Brolin (48) fell in love with his then-assistant, Kathryn (28), in 2014. After being his assistant for 2 years, Kathryn and Josh started dating and have been married since 2016. The couple’s 20-year age gap doesn’t get in the way of their happy relationship, and they both love talking about each other on social media.

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For example, Josh posted a shot of Kathryn on Instagram in 2018 captioned: “Good morning, my love. You make it all good”.

The couple tied the knot in a romantic ceremony in North Carolina in 2016, with only close friends and family present.

#6. Sam & Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson met his now-wife, Sam, who’s 23 years older than him, in 2009. They fell in love so intensely, that they announced their engagement that same year. Aaron Johnson began a relationship with Nowhere Boy director Sam Taylor-Wood, after meeting on the 2009 set of the film when he was 18 and she was 42.

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The Fifty Shades of Grey director recently celebrated her 50th birthday, while Aaron will turn 27 this month. According to Sam, the happy couple don’t notice the age gap and remain unphased by other people’s opinions.

When you’re solid with someone in your own love, you don’t think about it,” Sam told The Sunday Times.

#5. Alexis Roderick & Billy Joel

Iconic musician Billy Joel married Alexis Roderick, who is 33 years younger than him, in 2015. At the time, Joel was 66 and Roderick was 33. Now they have 2 daughters together.

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Joel and Roderick started dating in 2009 and tied the knot on July 4, 2015. According to exclusive details given by a spokeswoman to People Magazine, the couple “surprised guests at their annual July 4th party by exchanging vows in front of their family and close friends.”

#4. Mary-Kate Olsen & Olivier Sarkozy

The tabloids went crazy when it was revealed that Mary-Kate Olsen started dating Olivier Sarkozy, who is 17 years older than her. The Full House actress tied the knot with the French banker back in 2015 and they reportedly fell head-over-heels for each other after meeting.

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In a rare interview, Olsen opened up about her marriage with Sarkozy and confessed that she enjoys a very traditional marriage with her husband. She loves being a step-mom to Sarkozy’s 2 kids and cooks dinner for the family every single day.

#3. Donald & Melania Trump

Donald and Melania Trump started dating back in 1998 when he was 52 and she was 28. After 20 years together and moving into the White House in 2016, the couple has been through a lot, but still stand strong. The couple married in 2005, and have one son, Barron, together.

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But how did they meet? Apparently, it all began while Trump was on a date with another woman, which didn’t sit well with Melania. Having heard about Trump’s reputation, she refused to give him her number and instead insisted he should give her his details. She changed her mind, called him, and they’ve been together ever since.

#2. Amal & George Clooney

Amal and George Clooney are one of the most famous couples in the world. They met back in 2013 and married a year after. Despite being 17 years older than his wife, George has truly embraced the marriage. The ceremony took place in Venice back when Amal was 36 years old and George was 55 years old.

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After marrying in 2014, the happy couple welcomed twins Alexander and Ella that same year.

Recently, George opened up about how they initially met:

“We met in Lake Como. She was a friend of a friend who came to visit and then I chased her for many months, calling and writing, those kinds of things.”

#1. Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor don’t let their huge 32-year age gap get in their way of their relationship. As the news broke of their relationship, the media went wild. But to the happy couple, age is nothing but a silly number, and have been in love since 2016.

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When asked to comment on her relationship, Paulson said:

“I’m with a much older person, and people find that totally fascinating and odd,” Paulson said, “and to me, it’s the least interesting thing about me.”

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