Love is a powerful emotion that can happen when we least expect it. It doesn’t matter what race, gender, or even age two people might be.
There is a saying, age is just a number. For some couples, they believe that and do not care how many years might be between them. For others though, they find it disgusting, especially when there is such a big gap in age. They don’t see how someone so young could love someone so much older than them. What could they possible have in common?
Celebrities are no different and there are many who are with people either older or younger than them. From Priyanka and Nick Jonas to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, we have listed some of the biggest stars. Keep scrolling to read what celebrity couples have the biggest age gaps.
20 Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas: 11 Years
Priyanka and Nick were only dating two months before they got engaged back in July 2018. They later married that same year in a lavish December wedding.
According to harpersbazaar.com, fans were shocked due to the couple's age difference, they could care less though. A friend of theirs even commented on how Nick has a thing for older women, thus making Priyanka more attractive to him.
19 Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds: 11 Years
Green Lantern might have been a flop, but one good thing came from it.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Blake and Ryan met on set of the film back in 2011. At the time, Blake was only 22 years old, while Ryan was 33. They quickly started dating and were married a year later in September 2012.
Today, they are still in love and even have two adorable little girls.
18 George Clooney & Amal Clooney: 17 Years
The world went nuts back in 2014 when George Clooney, then 52 years old, announced that he was now engaged to Amal Alamuddin, a 35-year-old international human rights lawyer.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two tied the knot in September 2014, just one year after they met. They then welcomed twins, Ella and Alexander, in June 2017.
17 Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi: 15 Years
Ellen and Portia first started dating back in 2004 and their relationship did nothing but blossom from there.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the pair moved in with one another in 2005 and Ellen informed People: "It's the first time that I've known in every cell of my being that I'm with somebody for the rest of my life."
They later married in 2008 and have been together ever since.
16 Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo: 10 Years
After Adam Levine broke things off with Anne Vyalitsyna, he got together with her close friend and fellow VS model, Behati Prinsloo.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the pair started dating in June 2012, became engaged in 2013, and tired the knot in 2014. They later welcomed their first child, an adorable baby girl named Dusty Rose in 2016 and then another precious little girl named Gio Grace in 2018.
15 Jay-Z & Beyoncé: 12 Years
When Jay-Z and Beyoncé first got together back in 2001, she was 20 and he was 32.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the pair had a secret wedding back on April 4, 2008 and would go on to have their first child, Blue Ivy Carter in 2012. They then once again broke the internet when they announced in 2017 that they would be expecting twins, Rumi and Sir.
14 Jason Statham & Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley: 20 Years
Jason Statham and Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley first started dating back in 2010.
According to the harpersbazaar.com, the two later confirmed they were engaged in January 2016 and year later, in February 2017, announced to the world they were expecting their first child together. On June 24, 2017, the couple welcomed their son, Jack Oscar Statham.
13 Alicia Vikander & Michael Fassbender: 11 Years
Alicia Vikander and her husband Michael Fassbender first met on the set of The Light Between Oceans.
According harpersbazaar.com, the two instantly hit it off and started dating in 2014. In the beginning though, they kept it low-key, trying to keep their relationship hidden from the cameras. Nothing stays hidden for long though and they were outed as newly weds in 2017 after returning from their incognito wedding.
12 Camila Alves & Matthew McConaughey: 13 Years
When Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves first met, it was in a nightclub back in 2006.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Matthew had to put in some work to win Camila over before she finally said yes to a date. He would later propose to her on Christmas day in 2011 and they would marry in June 2012.
They share three children together, sons Levi and Livingston along with daughter Vida.
11 Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones: 25 Years
Back in 1996, during the Deauville Film Festival, friends introduced Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas to one another.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Michael proposed to Catherine in 1999, a month after rumors were finally confirmed that she was pregnant with their first child together. She later gave birth to a son, Dylan, in August 1999 and they were later married in November 2000.
10 Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor: 31 Years
In 2015, rumors started to swirl that American Horror Story star, Sarah Paulson, was dating Holland Taylor.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Paulson would later confirm their relationship in an interview with 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."
9 Mary-Kate Olsen & Olivier Sarkozy: 17 Years
When it comes to French banker Olivier Sarkozy and actress Mary-Kate Olsen, they kept their relationship secret for two years before reports emerged that they were engaged in 2014.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two wed in a super small, super secluded wedding ceremony in 2015, where the tables were decorated with bowls full of cigarettes.
8 Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy: 12 Years
Felicity and William dated on and of for over 15 years before finally deciding to tie the knot in 1997.
According to harpersbazaar.com, during an interview with the Tribune News, Felicity stated: "I was so scared of marriage that I thought I would've preferred to step in front of a bus."
The two now have two daughters together.
7 Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green: 13 Years
Megan Fox was only 18 years old when she met Brian Green back in 2004 while on the set of Hope & Faith.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two became in engaged in 2006, but ended up calling it quits three years later.
However, it wasn’t long before they rekindled their relationship and got married in 2010. They now have three sons together.
6 Hugh Jackman & Deborra Lee-Furness: 13 Years
Hugh Jackman first met his wife, Deborra Lee-Furness, back in 1995 while on the Australian show Correli.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two lovebirds married a year later in 1996 and went on to adopt two children together, Oscar and Ava.
In an interview with People, Hugh stated: "I’m literally the adult in the relationship. She’s just like a little kid. I’m the [one saying], ‘Babe, this is not a legal parking spot."
5 Nikki Reed & Ian Somerhalder: 10 Years
Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder first started dating in 2014.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two were only together six months before Ian popped the question, they were married that same year. An insider stated during an interview with Us Weekly: “She accepted with glee. She is madly in love."
The lovebirds then welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder, in July of 2017
4 Harrison Ford & Calista Flockhart: 22 Years
It was during the 2002 Golden Globe Awards that Harrison Ford first met the love of his life, Calista Flockhart.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Harrison, who was 60 at the time, and Calista, who was 38, continued their relationship for over seven years before getting engaged on Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009. They were married that same year and went on to adopt a son together.
3 Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin: 26 Years
Alec Baldwin first met his wife, Hilaria, in February 2011 while she worked as a yoga instructor.
According to harpersbazaar.com, Hilaria explained during an interview with Beach Magazine in 2013: “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. So, it all went quite fast!”
The couple now has four children together.
2 David Foster & Katharine McPhee: 34 Years
David Foster first met his now wife, Katharine McPhee, during Season 5 of the show American Idol, where he starred as a mentor for her and other contestants.
According to harpersbazaar.com, while the two didn’t immediately become an item, once David’s divorce with Yolanda Hadid finalized in 2017, rumors started to swirl. They didn’t officially confirm their relationship until their engagement in 2018.
1 Hilarie Burton & Jeffrey Dean Morgan: 16 Years
Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Morgan first started dating back in 2009.
According to harpersbazaar.com, the two were set up on a date by Jeffrey’s co-star at the time, Jensen Ackles. The two later welcomed their first son together, Gus, in 2010 and were later married in 2014.
They just recently welcomed a second child in 2018, a daughter named George Virginia.