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
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 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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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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