Love is a beautiful and can strike you at the most unexpected time and can happen with the most unexpected people. Yet there are still some traditional assumptions about what makes up a normal and acceptable couple. These fifteen famous couples challenge the tradition of couple being of a similar age. Not only do they challenge this tradition but they blow it out of the water completely. Strap yourself in!
JENNIFER LAWRENCE AND DARREN ARONOFSKY
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born in August 1990 and is a highly successful Hollywood actress. She was the highest paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. In 2016 she was filming the movie called 'Mother!' and upon the completion of the film she and the director announced their relationship. He's 21 years older than her!
KATE BECKINSALE AND MATT RIFE
Kate Beckinsale is an English Actress born in July 1973. She made her film debut in 'Much Ado About Nothing' while still studying at the University of Oxford. She is most well known for her lead roll in the 'Underworld' movie series. She and actor-comedian Matt Rife dated despite a 22 year age difference.
TONY BENNETT AND SUSAN CROW
Anthony Dominick Benedetto born in August 1926 Is an American singer and painter under the name Anthony Benedetto. He fought in the final stages of World War II in Europe. His best artistic years were the 1950s and he recorded his signature song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" in the 60s. In 2007 he married former school teacher Susan Crow, 40 years his junior.
NINA AGDAL AND LEONARDO DICAPRIO
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is a world famous Hollywood actor and heartthrob born in 1974. Dicaprio has stared in many large movies, arguably his first big lead was for his role in 'Titanic' James Cameron's epic tragedy. He dated Sports Illustrated modal Nina Agdal for a year, ending in May 2017.
MELANIE HAMRICK AND MICK JAGGER
The Rolling Stones singer and legendary rocker Sir Michael Phillip Jagger was born in July 1943. Mick Jagger was one of the founding members of the prolific rock band 'the Rolling Stones' in 1962 who are still active presently. Melanie Hamrick is a ballerina and had a baby with Jagger in December 2014. He has 43 years on her.
DONALD AND MELANIA TRUMP
The current President of the United States of America, Donald John Trump, was born in June 1946. There has been much speculation over Trump's character and personal during and after his presidential election. His third, and foreign, wife Melania and their 24 year age gap did not escape speculation.
LOUISE FORD AND ROWAN ATKINSON
Rowan Sebastian Atkins was born in January 1955 and is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work as Mr. Bean. His character Mr. Bean appears in many mediums such as sitcoms, films, and cartoons is a celebration of slap stick comedy. Louise his girlfriend is 28 years younger than him.
ARLENE SILVER AND DICK VAN DYKE
Richard Wayne Van Dyke was born in December 1925 and is an American actor, comedian, singer, dancer, writer, and producer. Van Dyke is known for his roles in classics like 'Mary Poppins', and 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'. His Make-up artist wife is 46 years younger than him.
ALEJANDRA SILVA AND RICHARD GERE
Richard Tiffany Gere was born in August 1949 and is an American actor and humanitarian activist. He was established as a leading man and sex-symbol in the 80s and is best known for his lead role in 'Pretty Woman'. He is 34 years older than his Spanish Socialite girlfriend.
BILLY JOEL AND ALEXIS RODERICK
William Martin Joel was born in May 1949, and is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. He was born and raised in various parts of New York, the Bronx and Long Island, and these areas heavily influenced hi music. Billy tied the knot with Alexis in 2015 despite the 33 year age difference.
HARRISON FORD AND CALISTA FLOCKHART
Harrison Ford was born in July 1942, and is an American actor and film producer. He is known for his role and Han Solo in the cult classic original 'Star Wars' movies, as well as Deckard in 'Pulp Fiction' and Indiana Jones in the 'Indiana Jones' films. In 2010 he married the 23 years younger Calista Flockhart.
HUGH HEFNER AND CRYSTAL HARRIS
Hugh Marston Hefner in April 1926 and died in September 2017, and was an American businessman, magazine publisher and playboy. He was the editor-in-chief of 'Playboy Magazine', which he founded in 1953. He married his model wife Crystal in 2012 with a 60 year age difference.
STEPHEN FRY AND ELLIOTT SPENCER
Stephen John Fry was born in August 1957 and is an English writer, activist, writer, and presenter. In college Fry met actor Hugh Laurie and they formed the comedy duo 'Fry and Laurie' getting his start in comedy. In 2015 Fry married his boyfriend Elliott Spencer who is 30 years younger than him.
ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY AND JASON STATHAM
Jason Statham was born in July 1967 and is an English actor, former model, and competitive driver. Statham is known for his roles in Guy Ritchie's crime themed movies like 'Snatch' as well as a bunch of other action roles. He and Rosie were engaged in 2016 with a 20 year age difference.
WOODY ALLEN AND SOON-YI PREVIN
Heywood 'Woody' Allen born in December 1935, and is an American filmmaker, writer, actor, comedian, and musician. Soon-Yi Previn was the adoptive daughter to Woody Allen's ex-girlfriend. Woody's ex, Mia Farrow, ended their relationships when she found nude photos of her adoptive daughter in Allen's possession. There is additionally a 30 year difference between Previn and Allen.
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