15 Celebrity Couples With Big Age Differences

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Age is no barrier when it comes to love. In Hollywood, where relationships often face intense scrutiny, several couples have defied the odds and proven that age is just a number. These duos showcase that genuine connection transcends generational gaps. Check out these 15 celebrity couples, according to Harper’s Bazaar, whose significant age differences did not hinder their love stories but, in many cases, made them even more compelling.

George Clooney and Amal Clooney

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In 2013, famous actor and filmmaker George Clooney crossed paths with accomplished human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin at a charity event. Their swift romance quickly blossomed, resulting in an engagement within a year. By 2014, they were married in the enchanting city of Venice. The couple, who share a significant 17-year age gap, have since captured public admiration.

Matt Bomer & Simon Halls

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Matt Bomer and Simon Halls met through their work in the entertainment industry despite their 20-year age difference. They quietly tied the knot in 2011, with Bomer revealing his sexuality to the public the following year. The couple, who have three children, are known for being loud about LGBTQ+ rights and causes.

Jason Statham & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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The action star and supermodel crossed paths at a London party in 2010. They quickly bonded and emerged as one of Hollywood’s most fashionable couples. The pair got engaged in 2016, undeterred by their 20-year age difference, and celebrated the arrival of their first child in 2017.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas

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Introduced by mutual friends in 2017, the Bollywood icon and the singer quickly developed a romance. Their 10-year age difference did very little to slow them down, as they got engaged in 2018 and celebrated their union with a grand wedding in India later that year.

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin, a beloved actor, and Hilaria Thomas, a yoga and wellness expert, met in a New York City restaurant in 2011 and quickly bonded over mutual interests and values. Despite a 26-year age gap, they married in 2012, and their social media showcases a joyful family life filled with shared parenting responsibilities and mutual career support.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

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Their paths first crossed in 2001 when Portia de Rossi, an Australian actress, met Ellen, a former talk show host, backstage at a concert. Even with a 15-year age gap, their bond flourished after DeGeneres publicly came out, leading to an intimate wedding ceremony in 2008. Since then, they have both become prominent advocates for LGBTQ+ rights.

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves

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Matthew McConaughey, famous for his charismatic roles in films like Dallas Buyers Club and Interstellar, fell in love with Brazilian model and entrepreneur Camila Alves in 2006. Their 13-year age gap didn’t hinder them from getting married in a private ceremony in 2012.

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

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Introduced by friends in 2005, Holland Taylor, an accomplished figure in both theater and film, formed a bond with Sarah Paulson that transcended their 32-year age gap. The bond was rooted in a mutual dedication to acting and advocacy.

Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds

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In 2010, Lively and Reynolds crossed paths during the filming of Green Lantern. Their connection quickly blossomed from friendship to love, in spite of an 11-year age difference, leading to their marriage in 2012. The duo has gained fame for their humorous interactions on social media.

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger

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Chris and Katherine have a 10-year age difference. They met through friends in 2018 and quickly became serious. The actor proposed to his writer girlfriend in early 2019, and a private wedding ceremony followed later that year.

David Foster & Katharine McPhee

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David Foster and Katharine McPhee are a couple with a notable age gap. Foster is 35 years older than McPhee. They got married in 2019 after dating for several years. Both are involved in the music industry, with Foster being a sought-after producer and McPhee an accomplished singer and actress. 

Nikki Reed & Ian Somerhalder

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In 2014, Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder’s relationship was sparked by their mutual dedication to environmental activism and animals. Ian, being a decade older than Nikki, adds a unique dynamic to their relationship. Their bond grew swiftly, leading to marriage in 2015 and the joyful arrival of their daughter.

Julius Tennon & Viola Davis

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This duo crossed paths during a production of August Wilson’s play, and their connection quickly deepened over shared interests. They wedded in 2003 and have a 12-year age gap. You’ll often find Tennon by Davis’ side, supporting her at award ceremonies and industry events.

Hilarie Burton & Jeffrey Dean Morgan

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The White Collar star and The Walking Dead actor began dating in 2009 after being introduced by Jensen Ackles, a co-star of Morgan on Supernatural. They married in 2019 and have since expanded their family with the addition of a son and a daughter. Hilarie and Dean are 16 years apart.

Alicia Vikander & Michael Fassbender

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Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender first crossed paths on The Light Between Oceans set in 2014. Regardless of their 12-year age gap, their on-screen chemistry soon translated into a real-life romance, culminating in a private wedding ceremony in 2017. This super-cute couple prefers to keep their personal life out of the spotlight, although they occasionally make joint appearances at film premieres and events.

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