Robbing the Cradle? Celebrity Couples With the Biggest Age Gaps

Celebrities dating and marrying people who were born in a different decade than they were is nothing new in Hollywood. But in a town where breakups are so common, sometimes it’s these couples, with huge age differences who actually have staying power. After all, when you’re in love, does age really matter? To these stars, it sure doesn’t.

Our countdown consists of celebrity couples with at least 10 years between them — and that’s just the beginning, as the numbers only get higher from there. Click through to see how many years separate these famous couples and the jaw-dropping age gap between the pair who took the top spot on our list.

15. Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden

Actors Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden attend the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Ariel Winter began dating her beau, Levi Meaden, who is 10 years older than her, in 2016.

The Modern Family star has said that she doesn’t think their age gap is a big deal and doesn’t get why others do. She told Refinery 29, “I’m happy, and whatever people want to say, they can say. I don’t understand why someone would even comment on our situation at all.”

14. Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk smiling at each other wearing sunglasses, sitting in the crowd at Wimbledon together.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk | Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Bradley Cooper has been dating model Irina Shayk, who is 11 years his junior, since 2015.

The couple tried to keep their relationship under wraps for a while, but the paparazzi caught several photos of them together. In spring 2017, the couple welcomed their first child named Lea De Seine.

13. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds hold their daughters on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are also 11 years apart.

The pair met when they costarred together in the 2011 film, Green Lantern, and were married in South Carolina a year later. They share two children, James and Ines.

12. Beyoncé and JAY-Z

Beyoncé and Jay Z sit together at a basketball game.
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Some people aren’t aware that one of music’s most famous (and private) couples have an age gap of 12 years.

Beyoncé and JAY-Z were married in a super secret ceremony in 2008. They welcomed their daughter, Blue Ivy, in 2012 and twins, Sir and Rumi, in 2017.

11. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

Megan and Brian stand next to each other and pose for photos together outside.
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Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have a 13-year age difference.

The actress dated the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum on and off for years before saying “I do” in Hawaii in 2010. They have three sons, Noah, Bodhi, and Journey.

10. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi

 TV personality Ellen DeGeneres (L) and actress Portia de Rossi attend the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi | Christopher Polk/Getty Images

There’s a 15-year age gap between talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi.

The pair met backstage at an award show in 2004. They ran into other again a year later and the rest is history. In 2008, after the California Supreme Court struck down a law blocking gay marriage as unconstitutional they tied the knot at their Beverly Hills estate.

9. Hannah Davis and Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis smiling and laughing, while a child walks the runway at a fashion show.
Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis | Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for City Poin

There’s a 16-year age gap between model Hannah Davis and baseball great Derek Jeter.

The couple wed in 2016 after a year-long engagement, and Hannah gave birth to their first daughter, Bella Raine, in 2017.

8. Mary Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy

 Mary-Kate Olsen attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013
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Mary Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy have a 17-year age difference.

The actress-turned-fashion mogul married the banker in an intimate ceremony in front of just 50 guests back in November 2015.

7. Amal and George Clooney

George and Amal Clooney wearing black and posing with their arms wrapped around each other.
George and Amal Clooney | GettyImages/Andrew Goodman

Another couple with a 17-year age gap is Amal and George Clooney.

The couple tied the knot in a lavish ceremony, with some of the actor’s celebrity friends on hand in 2014. Three years later, Amal gave birth to their twins, Alexander and Ella.

6. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham

Model-actor Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (L) and actor Jason Statham attend the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham | Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Two decades separate the ages of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham.

The former Victoria’s Secret Angel announced that she was engaged to the Fast 8 star in 2016 after six years of dating. They became first-time parents when their son, Jack, was born in 2017.

5. Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin

Sylvester Stallone strikes a pose the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
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Jennifer Flavin met Sylvester Stallone, 22 years her senior, in a restaurant in 1988. The Rocky actor and former model were married in a civil ceremony nine years later.

The couple has three daughters, Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet. All of the girls share the same middle name, which is Rose.

4. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart arrive at a movie premiere.
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Harrison Ford has been in relationship with Calista Flockhart, who’s 23 years his junior, since 2002.

The pair became engaged in 2009 and got hitched in 2010. Ford and the former Ally McBeal actress have one adopted son together named Liam.

3. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones poses on a red carpet with her hands on her hips.
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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were born on the same calendar day (Sept. 25), but 25 years apart.

The couple began dating in 1999 and were married a year later. The actress gave birth to their son, Dylan Michael, in 2000 and their daughter, Carys Zeta, in 2003.

2. Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor walk and talk together outside on the street.
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Sarah Paulson is 32 years younger than her partner, Holland Taylor.

The American Horror Story star and the former Two and a Half Men actress have been going strong since 2015. During an interview with The New York Times in 2016, Paulson gushed about her relationship, saying that when she first met Taylor she thought she was “probably the most exquisitely beautiful woman I’d ever seen.”

1. Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick

Mick Jagger standing on stage with a microphone near his mouth.
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The couple taking the No. 1 spot on our countdown is rocker Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick, who have a whopping 43-year age difference.

The Rolling Stones frontman and the ballerina have been dating since 2014 and welcomed a son together in 2016. Deveraux Octavian Basil is Hamrick’s first child and Jagger’s eighth.

The rock legend also has three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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