13 People Who Found True Love in Someone a Lot Older Than Them
People often concentrate on the visible differences of a couple, with age being one of the main ones. However, there are way more important things that a couple should be closer at and agree on. Sometimes, age is literally just a number that doesn’t stop two people from bonding and communicating on a deeper level. That is exactly what these 13 famous couples prove to this day.
1. Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin: age difference — 22 years
Sylvester Stallone and model Jennifer Flavin met in 1988 during the filming of Rocky V. But Jennifer fell in love with him when she was much younger. The couple broke up several times but they always returned to each other.
The 51-year-old actor and the 29-year-old model got married in 1997. Today, they raise 3 daughters: Sophia (born in 1996), Sistine (born in 1998), and Scarlet (born in 2002).
2. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds: age difference — 11 years
Few people actually know that Ryan Reynolds is 11 years older than Blake Lively. This couple, that won the hearts of millions of fans with their sincerity and humor, met on the set of Green Lantern in 2010. At the time, the actor was still married to Scarlett Johansson, but their marriage fell apart.
3. Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Goldblum: age difference — 31 years
The famous actor met Livingston at a gym. Emilie’s form must’ve caught his eye since she is a former Olympic gymnast. Goldblum said he saw his future wife across the room and had to start a conversation with her. The couple got married in 2014 and have since had 2 sons.
4. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart: age difference — 22 years
By the time Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart met each other, popular American actor Ford had already been married twice. This is why they decided to get married in 2010, 8 years after they started living together. They are raising an adopted son together named Liam.
5. Vincent Cassel and Tina Kunakey: age difference — 30 years
Few people believed that this relationship was serious. The famous French actor and the young model met each other when he was 49 and she was only 18 years old. But 2 years after the start of their relationship, they decided to get married. Vincent and Tina post photos and tell everyone how much they love each other and in 2019, they even had a daughter together that they named Amazonie.
6. Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan: age difference — 16 years
Burton and Morgan met through his Supernatural co-star Jensen Ackles. Ackles’ wife used to work with Hilarie on One Tree Hill and made their relationship a reality through an impromptu double date. Their relationship began in 2009, but the couple didn’t get married until 2019. Jeffrey and Hilarie are loving parents to son Gus and daughter George. Together they live on a big farm in New York.
7. Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson: age difference — 23 years
British actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson met his future wife on the set of Nowhere Boy, that Sam directed. At the time, Aaron was only 19 years old and Sam was 42. 6 months later, they announced their engagement, and in 2012, they got officially married. They are raising 2 daughters: Romy Hero and Wylda Rae.
8. Bruce Willis and Emma Heming: age difference — 23 years
After a failed marriage with Demi Moore and many short-term relationships, the heart of Bruce Willis went to British actress and photo model Emma Heming. They got married in 2009 and 3 years later they had their first daughter — Mabel, and 2 more years later, they had their second child together — another girl named Evelyn Penn.
9. Sir Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell: age difference — 38 years
Sir Patrick Stewart met Ozell in 2008 after a performance on Broadway. He was quickly smitten by the young singer and they started going out. 5 years later, the couple got married. Sunny once commented on their age difference, saying that it has no effect on their relationship: “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. Alejandra Silva and Richard Gere: age difference — 34 years
Richard Gere met his future wife thanks to their mutual friend when Alejandra Silva was in the middle of her divorce with her first husband. 3 years after the start of their relationship, they got married. In 2018, when the star of Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride was 70 years old and his wife was only 36, they had a son named Alexander.
11. Sandro Kopp and Tilda Swinton: age difference — 18 years
The British actress with a unique appearance, Tilda Swinton, and artist from New Zealand, Sandro Kopp, met on the set of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The age difference didn’t stop them from being happy (Tilda is 18 years older than Sandro) and they have been together for over 16 years.
12. Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz: age difference — 17 years
The famous model and the Tokio Hotel guitarist fell hard and fast for each other. They made their relationship public in May 2018 and were married by February of 2019. Through marrying Heidi, Tom became a stepfather to her 4 children. Klum says they even already have a tradition of “doing something cute for the kids” on Valentine’s Day.
13. Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally: age difference — 12 years
The couple met back in 2000 while doing a play together and at first Megan thought that Nick was older than her. She was 41 at the time and she imagined that Nick was about 38, but was shocked to find out that he was only 29. They’ve been together ever since and they have also guest starred next to each other on various shows.
How much do you think that age matters when it comes to dating? And how many years in the age gap do you think are too many?