Celebrity Romances That Bridged The Age Gap
From the 12 years between Jay-Z and Beyoncé to the 17 years between George and Amal Clooney, these adorable duos prove that age really is just a number. Keep reading to see which of your favorite celebrity couples have found their match in partners with an age gap of 10 years and more.
Jay-Z and Beyoncé: 12 years
Beyoncé, 36, and Jay-Z, 48, started dating in 2001 and said “I do” seven years later on April 4, 2008. Their first child, Blue Ivy Carter, was born in 2012 and the couple welcomed twins, Rumi and Sir, five years later in June 2017.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness: 13 years
The 49-year-old X-Men star and his 62-year-old wife have been together for more than 20 years. They met on the 1995 set of the Australian show Correlli when Hugh was only 27 and Deborra was 40. They married the following year in 1996 and eventually adopted 2 children after struggling to conceive on their own.
Amal and George Clooney: 17 years
George Clooney, 57, met international human-rights lawyer Amal, 40, in 2013 while attending a mutual friend’s dinner party. People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” broke hearts across the world when he and Amal tied the knot in Italy in 2014. The couple welcomed twins, Ella and Alexander, in June 2017.
Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate Olsen: 17 years
French banker Olivier Sarkozy, 49, and Full House star Mary-Kate Olsen, 31, were engaged in 2014 after dating for two years. The reclusive and private couple were married in a small ceremony in 2015 and have since remained hidden from the public eye.
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart: 22 years
Calista Flockhart, 53, met Harrison Ford, 75, in 2002 after spilling a drink on him at a Golden Globe Awards party. They married in 2010 and the father of four welcomed Calista’s adopted son Liam into his family with open arms.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Camila Morrone: 23 years
The 43-year-old Oscar winner has been dating model Camila Morrone since December 2017 after they met at an event in Florida. This month, Leonardo will finally be able to share a toast with his girlfriend as she will be celebrating her 21st birthday on June 16th.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones: 25 years
Amazingly Catherine Zeta-Jones, 48, and Michael Douglas, 73, share the same birthday! The two were introduced at the Deauville Film Festival in 1998 and married two years later in November 2000. Though the couple briefly separated in 2013, they have since reunited and share two children together.
Dane Cook and Kelsi Taylor: 26 years
Unlike Leonardo, 46-year-old comedian Dane Cook still has a couple years before he can grab a drink with his 19-year-old girlfriend. The couple have been dating since 2017 and even flew to Hawaii for a romantic vacation earlier this year.
Emilie Livingston and Jeff Goldblum: 31 years
Jurassic Park’s Jeff Goldblum, 65, and gymnast Emilie Livingston, 35, were married in 2014 and have since had two sons together. Their youngest joined the family in April 2017 and recently celebrated his first birthday.
Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell: 38 years
After dating for roughly five years, 77-year-old Patrick Stewart and jazz singer Ozell, 39, finally tied the knot in 2013. The couple met when Patrick was performing in Macbeth at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.