Many people believe that age is just a number. The celeb couples on this list are living proof that sometimes, the heart wants what it wants. Many of these famous duos have several years between them but seem to understand one another, despite being born in different decades.
From Hugh Hefner’s model bride to couples who fell in love on the set of productions, they didn’t let their age differences stop them from falling in love. A lot of these duos are still going strong while others just couldn’t make it work. From white-haired men to young beauties, seeing these couples together can seem a bit mismatched. Please enjoy this list of 20 celebrity girls who dated people who look like their dads
20 Scarlet Johansson & Sean Penn
Sean Penn looked like he could have been Scarlet Johansson’s dad when they dated for a brief time in 2010. She was just 26-years-old and he was 50-years-old when they embarked on a short-lived romance. Johansson was literally half his age. The romance didn’t last long and they’ve both moved on.
19 Stacy Keibler & George Clooney
Stacy Keibler looked like she could have been George Clooney’s daughter when they dated for two years. The duo had an 18-year age difference when they began dating in 2011 but eventually broke things off in 2013. He’s since moved on and married Amal Clooney, who is 17-years younger than him.
18 Celine Dion & Rene Angelil
Celine Dion and Rene Angélil didn’t let their 26-year age gap stand between them. The couple met when she was 18 and were married in 1994. They were married for 22 years before he passed away in 2016. They had three sons together, Rene-Charles, and twins, Eddy and Nelson.
17 AnnaLynne McCord & Dominic Purcell
AnnaLynne McCord and Dominic Purcell had quite an on-again, off-again relationship. According to Us Weekly, the duo finally split up after 15 months of dating. We can’t help but wonder if their 18-year age difference has something to do with it. He seems like he’s totally old enough to be her dad.
16 Amber Heard & Johnny Depp
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp had all of Hollywood talking about their 22-year age difference. They met while filming the movie The Rum Diary in 2011. According to E! Online, the duo was married in 2015 when Heard was 28 and Depp was 51. She filed for divorce in 2016 and their marriage fell apart right before our eyes.
15 Adrianne Curry & Christopher Knight
Adrienne Curry and Chris Knight met on the set of The Surreal Life and didn’t let their 24-years age gap stand in the way of their relationship. They got hitched in 2006 and fans watched their marriage unfold on the television series, My Fair Brady. They eventually divorced in 2013.
14 Crystal Harris & Hugh Hefner
Crystal Harris gets the award for not only marrying a man older than her but Hugh Hefner could have been her grandfather! The couple had a 60-year age difference. According to People, he was 26 and he was 86 when they were married in 2012. They stayed together until he passed away in 2017.
13 Katherine McPhee & David Frost
Katherine McPhee and her hubby, David Frost have a 34-year age difference between them. The couple hooked up when he was her voice coach on the show America Idol in 2017. They were married in London in July of this year. According to People, they had been friends for over a decade.
12 Angelina Jolie & Billy Bob Thorton
Who could forget the freakshow that was the marriage between Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thorton? She was married to him, long before Brad Pitt and the kids came along. The duo had a 20-year age gap but that didn’t stop them from marrying in 2000. They eventually divorced in 2003.
11 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley & Jason Statham
Action star Jason Statham and model, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have 19-years between the two of them. Despite the fact that she looks like she could be his kid, they were tied-the-knot 2017. According to People, the couple has a son together named Jack Oscar Statham. Seems like the real deal to us
10 Ashley Olsen & Richard Sachs
The Olsen twins seem to have a thing for older men. Ashley Olsen had an odd romance with financier Richard Sachs. She was 30 when they began dating in 2016 and he was 50. That’s a 28-year age difference. The relationship didn’t last long and they split after only 5 months of dating.
9 Lady Gaga & Christian Carino
Lady Gaga was engaged to the talent agent, Christian Carino for a short time. The quirky couple managed to make their relationship last for over a year before their 17-year age gap finally caught up with them. Gaga called off the engagement but according to USA Today, she called him a “true friend”.
8 Suki Waterhouse & Bradley Cooper
Suki Waterhouse was 17-years-younger than Bradley Cooper when they dated for a few years. The duo broke things off in 2015. According to E! News, a source close to the duo said that Cooper wanted to start a family but she wasn’t ready. “She wants to concentrate on her acting career before becoming a mom," the source said.
7 Sophia Richie & Scott Disick
Fans of the series Keeping Up with the Kardashians will recognize this couple. Sofia Richie is 16-years younger than Scott Disick. The youngest daughter of Lionel Richie began dating Disick in 2017 and show no signs of slowing down. She’s even gone on a family vacation with his ex, Kourtney Kardashian and their kids.
6 Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer
Anna Paquin met her husband, Stephen Moyer on the set of their show, True Blood. The duo has a 13-year age gap but that hasn’t gotten in their way from finding true love. They were married in 2010 and two children together, Poppy and Charlie. Wishing them many more happy years!
5 Calista Flockhart & Harrison Ford
Calista Flockhart is 22-years younger than her husband, Harrison Ford. The couple first met at the 2002 Golden Globes and dated for 8 years before they were married in 2010. These two still going strong. When asked how she felt about their age difference, Lockhart revealed to Hello! Magazine, "It doesn't faze me."
4 Amber Tamblyn & David Cross
Another couple that has an age gap between them is Amber Tamblyn and David Cross. He is 19-years-older than her but that didn’t keep them from falling in love. The duo met on a connecting plane flight and got hitched in 2012. They have a daughter named Marlow Alice Cross.
3 Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas
Catherine Zeta-Jones is 25 years younger than her long-time husband, Michael Douglas. They met in France, when they were introduced, in 1998, at the Deauville Film Festival. They’ve had their ups and downs over the years but have managed to make it last. He is now 75-years-old and she is 50-years-old.
2 Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise
Who could forget when Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah’s couch and declared his love for Katie Holmes? They had a whirlwind romance and were married in 2006. The couple has one daughter together, Suri Cruise. They went through a very public split in 2012. It seems like their 16-year age gap took a toll on their marriage.
1 Mary-Kate Olsen & Olivier Sarkozy
This next entry admittedly has us scratching our heads. Mary Kate Olsen and her husband, Oliver Sarkozy have a 17-year age gap between them. The seemingly mismatched couple met in 2012 and eventually tied the knot in 2015. The two of them have been living in wedded bliss, ever since.
Sources: People.com, Hellomagazine.com, Eonline.com