For these A-list couples, age is just a number. a sentiment clearly shared by more than a few celebrities. With more than a few years between them and their partner, some celebs have proved that true love can prevail even with the occasional massive age gap. These couples are making it work (so far) with an age gap of more than 20 years.
1. Leonardo DiCaprio & Camila Morrone: 23 Years
It's been three years since Leonardo DiCaprio, 42, and Camila Morrone, 22, first started dating - and the 23-year age gap doesn't seem to bother the happy couple. Although they keep a low profile in public, the actress did serve as DiCaprio's date for the 2020 Academy Awards. Their debut as a couple at the 2020 Oscars.
2. Jason Statham & Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley: 20 Years
Actor Jason Statham, 52, and model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, 33, started dating in 2010. The couple confirmed their engagement in January 2016, and announced that Huntington-Whiteley was expecting their first child about a year later. The model gave birth to son Jack Oscar Statham on June 24, 2017.
3. Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones: 25 Years
Zeta-Jones and Douglas may be 25 years apart, but they happen to share the same birthday: September 25. The pair was introduced at the Deauville Film Festival in 1996. Douglas proposed in 1999, a month after he confirmed rumors that Zeta-Jones was pregnant. The actress gave birth to son Dylan in August of 1999, and the two were married in November 2000. They briefly separated in 2013, but soon rekindled their relationship and are still going strong.
4. Dennis Quaid & Laura Savoie: 39 Years
After Dennis Quaid parted ways with his model girlfriend, Santa Auzina, who was 32 years his junior, he surprised everyone by popping the question to his new PhD student girlfriend, Laura Savoie in October 2019. The Parent Trap actor, who is 39 years older than his fiancée, told The Guardian that he is unfazed by the age difference. "I didn’t go out looking for an age gap or someone really younger than me. I met her at a business event and then the relationship developed," he said.
5. Emilie Livingston & Jeff Goldblum: 30 Years
Jeff Goldblum, 67, and former gymnast, Emilie Livingston, 37, got married in 2014. Since then, the happy couple, who boasts a 30-year age difference, has welcomed two sons together.
6. Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor: 31 Years
Rumors started swirling in 2015 that American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson, then 41, was dating 72-year-old Holland Taylor. Paulson later confirmed their relationship in an interview with the New York Times in 2016, stating: "What I can say absolutely is that I am in love, and that person happens to be Holland Taylor."
7. Princess Charlene & Prince Albert: 20 Years
After meeting at a swimming competition in Monte Carlo in 2000, Princess Charlene of Monaco, then 22, and Prince Albert II of Monaco, then 42, dated for ten years before finally getting engaged in 2011. The couple married that same year in a lavish royal wedding, where the bride stunned in a a Giorgio Armani gown.
8. Harrison Ford & Calista Flockhart: 22 Years
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart first met at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards, when Ford was 60 and Flockhart was 38. They continued to date for another seven-and-a-half years before Ford finally popped the question over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009. They married that same year in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and have one adopted son together.
9. Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin: 26 Years
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin met for the first time in February of 2011 when Hilaria was working as a yoga instructor. The couple moved quickly into a stable relationship as Hilaria told Beach magazine in a 2013 interview: “Five months into our relationship, we got an apartment together; then we started talking about getting married; then he proposed; then we got married; now we have a kid,” she explained. “So it all went quite fast!” The couple now shares four children together and are expecting their fifth child in September 2020.
10. David Foster & Katharine McPhee: 34 Years
The duo first met in 2006 when Foster mentored McPhee and other contestants on season 5 of American Idol. While they didn't immediately get together, dating rumors started swirling in 2017 after Foster's divorce was finalized with Yolanda Hadid. The couple later confirmed their engagement in 2018. "It doesn't make sense to a lot of people, but it does to us," McPhee said of her relationship with Foster in an interview with People.
11. Aaron Taylor-Johnson & Sam Taylor-Johnson : 23 Years
In 2009, Sam Taylor-Johnson announced her engagement to Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who’s 23 years her junior. According to The Daily Mail, the two met on the set of Nowhere Boy, where Sam was the director. Of the age gap, Aaron reportedly told Men’s Health in a 2014 interview: “She’s such a young, beautiful soul that you wouldn’t even know.”
12. Emma Heming Willis & Bruce Willis: 23 Years
Married once before (to actress Demi Moore), The Sixth Sense star married his second, Emma Heming Willis, in 2009. The couple now have two daughters together.
13. Alexis Roderick & Billy Joel: 33 Years
In 2015, Billy Joel married his fourth wife Alexis Roderick at his Long Island estate. The couple welcomed daughter Della Rose in 2015, and a second daughter, Remy Anne, in 2017.
14. Rod Stewart & Penny Lancaster: 27 Years
Legendary rockstar Rod Stewart married model Penny Lancaster in 2007. Lancaster, who is Stewart's third wife, gave birth to two sons: Alastair Stewart in 2005 and Aiden Stewart in 2011. Rod Stewart has six other children from his previous marriages.
15. Rupert Murdoch & Jerry Hall: 25 Years
Two and a half decades fall between media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former-model Jerry Hall. Hall was previously married and had four children with Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger, before the couple split in 1999. Murdoch also has children from previous marriages. Despite the previous ties and vast age gap, 63-year-old Hall and 89-year-old Murdoch were married in 2016.
16.Amber Tamblyn & David Cross: 20 Years
David Cross and Amber Tamblyn announced their engagement in August of 2011, and tied the knot the following year. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress and her actor/comedian husband welcomed daughter Marlow Alice Cross in 2017.
17.Elliott Spencer & Stephen Fry: 30 Years
The couple met in 2014 and apparently hit it off. The Sun reports that they were married in 2015.
18. Bob Saget & Kelly Rizzo：33 years
ICMYI, this couple got married in 2018. Bob proposed to Kelly during an episode of Stranger Things (goals!), he said in an interview with People. "I got up to go to the restroom, and I opened the safe and I took out a ring that I had been hiding for four days and I got on one knee,” he told the magazine.
19. Kevin Costner & Christine Baumgartner: 20 years
Kevin, 66, and Christine, 46, have been married since 2004. The couple briefly broke up before their marriage after Kevin said he didn’t want more kids (he already had four from previous relationships). He eventually changed his mind and the pair had three children together, making him a father of seven.
20. Kris Jenner & Corey Gamble: 25 years
Kris, 65, and Corey, 40, have been dating since roughly 2014 after the momager split with longtime spouse Caitlyn Jenner, parent to both Kendall and Kylie. While Corey gets along with almost everyone in the Kardashian family, there’s been some drama with him and Kourtney after he tried to give her parenting advice. Yikes!
21. Steven Tyler & Aimee Preston: 39 years
Steven, 72, and Aimee, 32, are happily engaged. Aimee started as the Aerosmith rocker’s personal assistant, but the pair finally went public with their romantic relationship in 2016. Fun fact: She also used to work for Victoria Beckham and the Trump family.
22. John Stamos & Caitlin McHugh: 22 years
These two officially began seeing each other in 2015. They met on set of a Law and Order: SVU episode, and later got engaged at Disneyland, Caitlin’s favorite place (same!). In 2018, they welcomed their first child into the world and named him Billy. After the birth, John wrote on Instagram, “from now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and my son.” (BRB crying.)
23. Sylvester Stallone & Jennifer Flavin: 23 years
Jennifer was just 19 when she started dating Sylvester, then 42. The couple split for a while after six years of dating, but eventually got married in 1997. “I’ve never had more fun. I learnt that from my wife…It took me 19 years to realize she’s always right,” Sylvester told The Telegraph. "I realized that women have a knack, at least Jennifer, for making incredibly erudite, wise, smart decisions. I always leap without looking. She always looks and never leaps. She’s incredibly safe. So now finally, I say: ‘Honey, you make all the decisions. Done, done, done. I trust you.’ I never had that before. Ever.”
24. Dane Cook & Kelsi Taylor: 26 years
Dane, 46, and Kelsi, 20, have been together since 2017. “My girl @itskelsitaylor is one of my favorite people on the planet. She’s a talented singer but more importantly, she’s a genuine person. Check out her music and get to know her. She’s gonna go far!” Dane captioned a photo of Kelsi on Instagram.
25. Ronnie Wood & Sally Humphreys: 31 years
The Rolling Stones guitarist married Sally, who is 31 years younger than him, in 2012, according to E News. The couple welcomed twin daughters just before Ronnie’s 69th birthday.
26. Steve Martin & Anne Stringfield: 22 years
Steve and Anne got married in 2007 and had a baby girl together in 2012. “Oh, it’s fantastic,” Steve told the Daily Telegraph, per Vanity Fair, of becoming a first-time dad at 67. “You have all the time in the world. You’re all set and secure in life, and you’re not building your career, so you have a lot of time.”
27. Kelsey Grammer & Kayte Walsh: 25 years
Kelsey, 65, ended his marriage to Real Housewives star Camille Grammer after having an affair with Kayte, who is 25 years younger than him, reports Daily Mail. He later married her, and they have two kids together.
28. Warren Beatty & Annette Bening: 21 years
Warren was a known womanizer when he first started dating Annette, but he told People he was smitten with her immediately. The couple, who are 21 years apart in age, married in 1992. They have four kids together.
29. Larry King & Shawn Southwick: 26 years
Larry, 87, and Shawn, 61, got married in 1997—his eighth marriage. The couple split in 2010 after Shawn allegedly had an affair, per People, but later reconciled. Sadly, Larry died earlier this year.
30. Marc Anthony & Mariana Downing: 27 years
Marc, 52, and Mariana, 25, are dating, according to ET. But this isn’t his only experience dating a younger woman: He previously dated Shannon De Lima, 32, reports People.
31. Patrick Stewart & Sunny Ozell: 39 years
Patrick is 39 years older than his wife, and he admits it can be weird at times. “My father-in-law is five years younger than me but he calls me son,” he told the Daily Mail.
32. Mel Gibson & Rosalind Ross: 35 years
Mel, 65, and Rosalind, 30, have been together since 2015, and they have one child together. Due to their immense age gap, the couple has faced some scrutiny over the years, reports Daily Mail. But in an interview with The Mirror Mel said: “Regarding age and relationships, it’s just a number. She is an adult and we dig each other. It might cause a problem and one has a trepidation about these things, but it’s working out great. She is a really special person.”
33. Richard Gere & Alejandra Silva: 33 years
Despite the three-decade gap between these two, they’re “extraordinarily happy” together, a source tells People. The couple got married in April.
34. Josh & Kathryn Brolin: 20 years
Josh, 52, and his model-wife love gushing about each other on social media. "Back home with my love. Dogtown coffee, PCH drive, oasis sleep. Not even 24 hours back and already had 10000 smiles,” Kathryn captioned an Instagram shot of herself and Josh in April 2018.
35. Susan Crow and Tony Bennett: 40 years
Susan Crow is Tony Bennett's third wife, and she is 40 years younger than the singer, to whom she's been married since 2007. In Tony's memoir, "Just Getting Started," he wrote that he "met" Susan when her mother was pregnant with her during a meet-and-greet in New York in 1966. Weird.
36. Sean Penn & Leila George: 32 years
Sean Penn and Australian actress Leila George dated for two years before confirming in 2020 that they had a "COVID wedding" and tied the knot at home during the lockdown.
37. Mick Jagger & Melanie Hamrick: 43 years
While they are a notoriously private couple, Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick have been in a relationship since 2014. The rocker, 77, and the professional ballerina, 34, don't seem to mind the age difference and in 2016 welcomed a son, Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger.
38. Brittany Furlan & Tommy Lee: 24 years
The Mötley Crüe member first followed Brittany Furlan on Instagram. They met in real life in 2017 and have been together ever since. After getting engaged in 2018, the couple got married a year later on Valentine's Day.
39. Hayley Roberts & David Hasselhoff: 28 years
The Baywatch star met Hayley Roberts while filming Britain's Got Talent in Cardiff, Wales—Hayley was staying at the same hotel and asked him for an autograph! After seven years together, they got married in 2018. "For the longest time I didn’t think it was right to marry Hayley as I was so much older and I didn't want to take away the fun and the youth and the excitement of growing old together and having children," David said.
40. Kitty Spencer & Michael Lewis: 32 years
The 30-year-old model was photographed with 62-year-old businessman Lewis in New York City in May 2019. Since 2018, people have speculated that Spencer, who's the niece of Princess Di, was in a relationship with Lewis.
41. Arlene Silver & Dick Van Dyke: 46 years
Van Dyke, 95, married makeup artist Silver, 49, in 2012 after meeting her six years earlier at the SAG Awards.
42. Don McLean & Paris Dylan: 49 years
"American Pie" singer McLean, 75, is dating 27-year-old model Dylan. She shared an image on her Instagram of the two of them in Paris in 2018 and captioned the photo, "A dream with my love." They've been posting photos together since November 2016.
43. Lionel Richie & Lisa Parigi: 41 years
Richie, 71, and Parigi, who is reportedly in her 30s, sent the internet into a tizzy in February 2021 after their age difference was revealed. The couple has reportedly been dating since 2014.
44. Lucy Hale & Skeet Ulrich: 20 years
Ulrich, 51, and Hale, 31, were photographed on a PDA-heavy lunch date in Los Angeles in February — and the May-December pair appeared to be completely smitten with one another. This is the first time Hale has been linked to someone with a significant age difference. Last year, she dated “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood, who is actually two years younger. Meanwhile, Ulrich has been married twice and has two 19-year-old children with his first wife, Georgina Cates.
45. Jimmy Page & Scarlett Sabet: 46 years
These British rockers! Led Zeppelin riff master Page first met poet Sabet in 2014; 46 years separate them. Predictably, the UK tabloids (and, let’s be honest, also the US tabloids) glommed onto the pair, with Sabet telling Tatler in June 2020 that “I guess some people will say I’ve made an unusual choice. At the time, it felt very uncomfortable. I felt like my life was going to be over. I had such a sense of shame about the whole thing.”
46. Dolph Lundgren & Emma Krokdal: 39 years
Lundgren popped the question to Norwegian personal trainer Krokdal, nearly 40 years his junior, in June 2020 in Stockholm. The two have been together since late 2019, going public at the Cana Dorada Film & Music Festival in the Dominican Republic in January of this year. In December 2020, Lundgren was snapped with what looked like a wedding band on his finger in LA.
47. Peter Cook & Alba Jancou: 40 years
Peter Cook —Christie Brinkley’s ex — allegedly lied about his fiancée Alba Jancou’s age when the pair were first linked in 2019, telling people she was 21, instead of 20, which would move the pair’s age gap to a solid 40 years.
48. Emmanuel Macron & Brigitte Trogneux: 25 years
French President Emmanuel Macron met his wife Brigitte Trogneux when she was his Drama teacher at a private Jesuit school. At the age of 17, Emmanuel vowed that he would one day marry Brigitte and in 1997, that’s exactly what he did.
49. Sam Taylor-Wood & Aaron Johnson: 24 years
Sam Taylor-Wood and her toyboy Aaron Johnson got together after they met on the set of Sam’s film, Nowhere Boy. Eyebrows were raised but these two are still going strong and have two children together.
50. Donald Trump & Melania Trump: 24 years
The 45th President of the United States and his model wife have quite the age difference, 24 years to be precise. They met in 1998 at a Fashion Week party in New York City, one year after Trump's divorce to Marla Maples.