Sunday 17 December 2017

Mind the age gap

Peter Stringfellow, 72, and wife Bella Wright, 30, welcomed a little girl Rosabella into the world on August 1, 2013.
Peter Stringfellow, 72, and wife Bella Wright, 30, welcomed a little girl Rosabella into the world on August 1, 2013.
The difference in age between Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z is 12 years. The singer revealed she has never dated anyone else apart from her rapper spouse with whom she has a one year old daughter Blue Ivy.
Cindy Crawford put the break-up of her marriage to Richard Gere down to their 15-year age difference. The supermodel met the actor when she was 22 and he was a relatively more vintaged 37, but they divorced in 1995.
57-years-old Sharon Stone is dating 27-year-old male model Martin Mica. The pair met in May 2012 at a Vogue Brazil party.
The 68-year-old Star Wars director has just gotten engaged to his long time girlfriend, who is 43. They have been dating since 2006.
Hugh Hefner and wife Crystal Harris
There's a 26 year age difference between the '30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin and his yoga teacher wife Hilaria Thomas, who is expecting the couple's first child.
Ronnie (65) married theatre producer Sally Humphreys (34) in December, with Rod Stewart as his best man. He obviously thinks three is the magic number as this is his third trip down the aisle.
The TV presenter Toby Anstis and Elvis' former wife Priscilla apparently hit it off when they met after a performance after her performance as the Wicked Witch in Snow White at a local theatre. The 25 year age difference (He is 42 while she is 67) appears to present no problems.
John Cleese and wife Jennifer Wadeon
There are 37 years between Des and Jodie O'Connor and they met when she was just 21, and enjoyed a 17-year long relationship before they tied the knot.
After six years of dating, the 87-year-old veteran actor Dick Van Dyke married 40-year-old make-up artist Arlene in August 2012.
Why the long face Al? One would think that dating Argentinian actress Lucia Sola 40 years your junior would put him in good humour. Maybe the terrible headband he's wearing has upset him.
The action hero Bruce Willis and his British born model wife Emma Heming recently welcomed a new daughter Mabel, proving that the 22-year age gap is giving them no problems.
Despite their 18-year age difference, the romance between AnnaLynne McCord, who stars in '90210' and 'Prison Break's Dominic Purcell seems to be going from strength to strength.
There might be a 26-year age difference, but singer Celine and her manager husband Rene have one of the strongest marriages in showbiz.
Journalist Dina was in her twenties when she was sent to interview Clint Eastwood, who was then in this sixties. There's a 35-year age gap separating this pair.
The Hoff is some 27 years older than his girlfriend, model Hayley Roberts. We know they were at Coachella here but really, what is going on with that hat?
Donald Trump & Melania Trump
We are sure that former wrestler Stacy Keibler does not give a hoot about the 18-year difference beween her and George Clooney, as they currently live it up at his Lake Como mansion.
After dating for years the 'Ally McBeal' actress Calista Flockhart , Harrison Ford tied the knot in 2010, defying critics who said that their 22-year age difference meant they wouldn't go the distance.
Deborra-Lee Furness is 14 years older than her movie star husband Hugh Jackman, but that doesn't bother her. Hugh is much more mature than me, so we balance each other out," she has said.
They are rumoured to have split recently, and it could be 20-year difference between Jason Statham Rosie Huntington-Whiteley that drove a wedge. Although the 43-year-old star of 'The Transporter' looks much younger than his years.
The 'Jurassic Park' star; Jeff Goldblum; is 59, while his Olympian gymnast girlfriend; Emilie Livingston; is 29, although she looks a lot younger.
Jennifer Lopez does not care if you think the 18-year age difference between her and dancer Casper Smart is too much. "I don't feel older, and I don't feel like I look it, either, so I am just acting the same way I have always acted," she said.
Veteran actress Joan Collins says her most recent marriage - her fifth - is her "happiest and last" (Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
They met on a plane when she was working as a flight attendant and he was still married to Camille of 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' fame. Now the 'Frasier' star Kelsey Gramer is married to Kayte Walsh who is 26 years his junior, and they have a three-month-old daughter, Faith.
Naysayers are amazed that the relationship 53-year-old Madonna and her 24-year-old dancer Brahim Zaibat is still going strong, and the 29 year difference is not an issue.Wonder what she could possibly see in him....
What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Not to be outdone by his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez and her toyboy, Marc at first dating Venezualan model Shannon, who is 18 years his junior. And is now with Chloe Green, the Top Shop heiress, who is 22 years old.
Hollywood royalty Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas have not let their 26-year age gap get in the way of a very successful marriage. They've been together for 12 years now.
Nicolas Cage, who was previously married to Patricia Arquette, seems to have found love with third and current wife Alice Kim. There's a 20-year age difference between the actor and the former waitress who have a son together.
The 20-year age difference was the least interesting thing about Prince Albert's marriage to the former Olympian swimmer Charlene. The rumour that she tried to run away three times before the ceremony was far more intriguing.
Penny Lancaster is 26 years younger than Rod Stewart and three inches taller than him. But the former model and the singer look very happy.
Actor Aaron Taylor Johnson was 19 when he got together with artist and director Sam Taylor Woods, who was then 43. Now married, the couple have two children.
His womanising was legandary but when Warren Beatty did decide to settle down, it was with Annette Bening who is 21 years his junior. The couple met on the set of 'Bugsy' in 1991.
They've now been married for 15 years but when news of Woody Allen Soon-Yi Previn's relationship broke, both the 35-year age difference and the fact that Soon-Yi was the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, the director's girlfriend, caused a massive controversy.
Courtney Stodden was only 16 when she married the 'Green Mile' actor last year. Doug Hutchison meanwhile was 51. The two are never shy of a photo op.

Age is just a number for these celebrities couples, who don't mind if they're separated from their partner by a decade - or three.

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