Charlie Chaplin had to marry 4 times to find his true love in an 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, when he was at his 50s. They had a successful married life and eight children. Age gap makes relationship better as the elder one can be more forgiving to the younger one. Here are 10 celebrity couples finding love and happiness in life irrespective of their age gap.
#10: Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra
Age gap: 10 years
Nick and Priyanka defy the age difference and started dating from 2016. Nick’s love for older women and Priyanka’s observation in Nick acting above his age made the perfect match. Nicholas Jerry Jonas, born on September 16, 1992, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Priyanka Chopra, born on 18 July 1982 is an Indian actress and singer who won the Miss World 2000 pageant, and is one of India’s top actresses in Bollywood. Priyanka’s performance in the American thriller series ‘Quantico’ was widely accepted.
#9: Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness
Age gap: 13 years
Jackie met his love of his life long before he made it big as an actor. He was just starting his career when he met Deborah, who was already an Australian movie star. They have been together for more than 20 years. Hugh Michael Jackman, born on 12 October 1968, is an Australian–British actor, singer, and producer who holds the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero” for his role in the X-Men film series. Deborra-Lee Furness, born on December 8, 1955 is an Australian actress and producer.
#8: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
Age gap: 15 years
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have had a relationship since 2004 after they met backstage at an awards show. After the overturn of the same-sex marriage ban in California, DeGeneres and de Rossi were engaged, and married in August 2008, at their home in Beverly Hills, California, where they live with their four dogs and three cats. Ellen Lee DeGeneres, born on January 26, 1958 is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. Portia Lee James DeGeneres, born as Amanda Lee Rogers on 31 January 1973, known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress.
#7: Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Age gap: 16 years
Dating since 2009, after being introduced by Danneel and Jensen Ackles, their previous co-stars, the couple married on 5th October 2019. Hilarie got attracted to Jeffrey as he boosted her confidence. Jeffrey Dean Morgan, born on April 22, 1966, is an American actor of film and television. Hilarie Burton Morgan, born on July 1, 1982, is an American actress and producer as well.
#6: Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz
Age gap: 17 years
Model Heidi Klum began dating Tokyo hotel guitarist Tom Kaulitz in 2018, a relationship that turned some heads because Heidi is 45 and Tom is only 29. They made their relationship public through Instagram posts and appearances at Cannes Film Festival. The couple’s wedding ceremony was held on the yacht Christina O in Italy in August 2019. Heidi Klum, born on 1 June 1973, is a German model, television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, singer, television producer, author, and actress. She appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998 and was the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Tom Kaulitz, born on September 1, 1989, is a German guitarist, songwriter and producer who is best known for his work from 2001 as the guitarist of the band Tokio Hotel.
#5: Amber Tamblyn and David Cross
Age gap: 19 years
David Cross and wife Amber Tamblyn have been married since 2012, but their age gap made Amber be hesitant initially to make a move, though he wanted to, when they first shared a comedy stage together. David Cross, born on April 4, 1964, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, and writer, known primarily for his stand-up performances. Amber Rose Tamblyn, born on May 14, 1983, is an American actress, writer, and director.
#4: Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Age gap: 20 years
Rosie and Jason Statham began dating in 2010 when the couple met on the set of Transformers. Although they kept their relationship secret initially because of a 20-year age gap, the pair did go public with their romance at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California after just six months of dating. They got engaged in 2016. Jason Statham, born on 26 July 1967, is an English actor and film producer. Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley, born on 18 April 1987, is an English model, actress, designer, and businesswoman. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret.
#3: Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Age gap: 24 years
Avengers: Age of Ultron actor Aaron Johnson met director Sam Taylor-Wood when he started in her movie called Nowhere Boy. He was 18 years old at the time and Sam was 42 with a 24-year age gap between them. They were engaged months after meeting in 2009 and got married in 2012. Samantha Louise Taylor-Johnson (née Taylor-Wood), born on 4 March 1967, is an English filmmaker and photographer. Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson (né Johnson), born on 13 June 1990, is an English actor and screenwriter.
#2: Dane Cook and Kelsey Taylor
Age gap: 26 years
Dane cook can’t say the classic question – where have you been all my life? Kelsey Taylor wasn’t even born until 1998 when Dane Cook was 26 years old and entering to the world of stand-up comedy. The couple began dating in 2017. Dane Jeffrey Cook, born on March 18, 1972, is an American stand-up comedian and film actor. Kelsey Taylor is a writer, director and producer.
#1: Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor
Age gap: 31 years
Hollywood actresses Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor have been in relationship since 2015. Taylor revealed in a radio interview that she was in a relationship with a younger woman and that most of her relationships have been with women. Taylor and Paulson’s relationship was confirmed when Paulson stated during an interview that they had been dating since early 2015. Holland Virginia Taylor, born on January 14, 1943, is an American actress and playwright. Sarah Catharine Paulson, born on December 17, 1974, is also an American actress. She has received a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She was ranked one of the best dressed women in 2018 by a fashion website.