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Mind the gap: These smitten celebrity couples with big age gaps prove true love conquers all

These celeb lovebirds fell in love, despite their age differences.
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These celebrity couples have quite the age-gap between them.

And while they might not know the same pop culture references, they’re certainly on the same page when it comes to their romance.

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From 34-year-old actor Lincoln Lewis, who is currently dating 20-year-old Pandora Bonsor to Aussie golden couple Hugh Jackman, 53, and wife Deborra-Lee Furness, 66, who have been married for 26 years, these couples prove true love conquers all.

“I’ve learned a lot from Deb. She trusts herself implicitly, she’s fearless about everything she does in life,” he told Oprah Winfrey in 2013.

Keep scrolling as we take a look at all the best A-list age-gap romances

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Karl Stefanovic

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough: Nine year age gap

The couple who shares a daughter called Harper met at a friend’s boat party and kicked it off straight away. Karl reflected on their fateful meeting with Stellar Magazine, “We are taking things really, really slowly. I certainly did not expect to meet someone five months after I broke up with my wife. That was not planned.”

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Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum and Emile Livingston: 30 year age gap

Jeff speaks so highly about his wife Emilie on talk shows every chance he can get, and he once told the story of how she caught his eye at the gym. Even though the actor thought he would never have children, he decided to take that step with his wife, and they have welcomed two boys.

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Lara Worthington

Lara and Sam Worthington: 10 year age gap

Australia’s darlings met in 2013 by chance at a festival in New York City, and they clearly knew it was love because, in 2014, they wed in a secret ceremony while Lara was six months pregnant with their son Rocket. The model spoke about her mum’s reaction to her speedy wedding, “I said, ‘Mum, I’m going to get married’. And she was like, ‘What? You’ve just met this guy’, It normally takes a long time for me to trust, but we did [get married].”

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Beyoncé and Jay Z: 12 year age gap

Music’s power couple met when Beyoncé was just 18, and they shared their first date at the famous Nobu restaurant. However, it took them a few years to reach the alter, and not for any old reason, Beyoncé told Seventeen magazine, “I really don’t believe that you will love the same thing when you’re 20 as you do at 30, so that was my rule. Before the age of 25, I would never get married.”

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Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas: 10 year age gap

Just like Taylor Swift and her partner Joe Alwyn, these two met at the Met Gala in 2017 when they strolled onto the red carpet together and sat on Ralph Lauren’s table. During an interview with InStyle, Priyanka shared her frustration over people commenting on their age gap, “I find it really amazing when you flip it, and the guy is older, no one cares and actually people like it.”

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Lincoln Lewis

Lincoln Lewis and Pandora Bonsor: 14 year age gap

The happy couple debuted their romance in February 2021 as the Tomorrow When The War Began star shared a video of the pair hanging out on the beach together to Instagram. According to Daily Mail Australia, Lincoln first met Pandora when she was working a café where he regularly buys coffee after hitting the gym.

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Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symons: 23 year age gap

The British PM and his wife seem as loved up as ever.

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Simon Pryce

Simon Pryce and Lauren Hannaford: 15 year age gap

The Red Wiggle and his fitness instructor wife, who wed in 2017 after meeting on a Wiggles tour, share son Asher who was born in January 2021.

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Amal and George Clooney

George and Amal Clooney: 16 year age gap

He was Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor for decades but it was human rights lawyer Amal who made him fall head over heels.

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Katharine McPhee and David Foster

Katharine McPhee and David Foster: 35 year age gap

“There goes my inheritance,” David’s daughter Erin quipped when these two tied the knot.

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Megan Gale and Shaun Hampson

Megan Gale and Shaun Hampson: 12 year age gap

“I was being called a cougar, he was being called a toyboy,” Megan reflects of the backlash she and Shaun received in the early days of their romance. “I get tarred by a brush based on perception and I don’t like that.”

The happy couple have well and truly proven their critics wrong! Not only are they engaged, they’re also the proud parents to a River and Rosie.

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Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: 20 year age gap

These two fell in love Fast And Furiously when they met in 2010. The pair are now proud parents to Jack and Isabella.

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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger: 10 year age gap

The Guardians Of The Galaxy star’s wife is the only girl for him in the whole, er, galaxy.

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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin: 26 year age gap

Almost 10 years and a gaggle of kids later, these two lovebirds are still going strong despite a quarter of a century between them.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas: 25 year age gap

It was the actor’s Basic Instinct to fall into the brunette beauty’s Entrapment!

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Helena Bonham Carter and Rye Dag Holmboe

Helena Bonham Carter and Rye Dag Holmboe: 21 year age gap

The Crown actress has always been known for her unconventional relationships – age gaps included!

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Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor: 32 year age gap

“I’m with a much older person and people find that totally fascinating and odd,” Sarah says. “To me, it’s the least interesting thing about me.”

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Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie

Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie: 39 year age gap

The actor’s character got engaged to a 26-year-old in The Parent Trap, so Dennis’ betrothal to Laura (who was also 26) felt like major déjà vu.

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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness: 13 year age gap

“Anyone that knows Deb, literally, I am the old fuddy-duddy of the relationship,” Hugh says of their dynamic.

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Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble

Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble: 25 year age gap

“Sex at my age is a beautiful thing. Corey is like a walking, talking Luther Vandross song. He is so sexy always,” Kris reveals of their very healthy sex life.

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Dick Van Dyke and Arlene Silver

Dick Van Dyke and Arlene Silver: 46 year age gap

“She’s very mature for her age and I’m very immature for my age, so it’s just about right,” Dick admits.

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds: 11 year age gap

“We’re involved in everything that the other does. It’s nice to have a partner in everything,” Blake notes.

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