Most people think that too much age difference between couples is not good and that it is often the cause of quarrels and disagreements. Society often views such couples with condemnation and resentment. People generally believe that there will inevitably be a generation gap in such relationships. However, in the world of show business, it is quite normal for celebrities to be in a relationship or marriage with someone who is 20, 30, or 40 years younger or older than them.
Couples from the world and domestic public scene proved that love knows no boundaries and that age is not an obstacle to true love, which they eventually crowned with marriage.
Bernie Ecclestone and Fabiana Flossi – 45 years
Billionaire Bernie, 91, has been married to Fabian, 46, since 2012. They met at the Grand Prix and got closer on a joint race in Turkey. Fabiana is his third wife, he first married when he was 21 with Ivy Bamford with whom he had a daughter Debbie, who is now 65 years old. After that, he spent 17 years in a relationship with his girlfriend Tuana Tan, and with Croatian Slavica, he had daughters Petra and Tamara.
Many were surprised by the news that Bernie and Fabiana had a baby last year.
Verica Rakocevic and Veljko Kuzmancevic
When Verica (73) revealed her relationship with musician and composer Veljko (38), the public did not spare her negative comments. However, the years spent in harmonious love managed to disprove all those who doubted them. They have been enjoying harmonious love for seven years.
With the sentence: “Madam, I am incurably in love with you”, Veljko Kuzmancevic addressed his wife Verica Rakocevic when he saw her for the first time.
Zeljko and Ruzica Bebek – 34 years difference
Former singer of the group “Bijelo dugme” Zeljko Bebek (76), after two failed marriages, found happiness next to Ruzica (42), who is 34 years younger than him and with whom he had two children.
The couple got married in 2002, and they are also known for the nude photos they publish on the eve of their wedding anniversary. Even today, they are considered one of the most in love couples in the pop starry sky.
They met on one of the tours, when Ruzica asked for an autograph. Zeljko once said that he recognized that Ruzica was “that”.
– I realized that our eyes met and that, as they like to say, we clicked immediately. I think at that moment I made the decision that I would do anything to win her over, to persuade her to stay with me forever.
Frano and Milena Lasic – 32 years old
Actor Frano (67) and his 32-year-younger wife Milena (35) got married in 2015, after a three-year relationship. He left it to his wife to take care of his business engagements, and Frano supported her in artistic creation. Frano has three marriages behind him, and his second marriage lasted only three weeks.
At the end of 2020, Frano and Milena had a son, Nicolas.
Harris and Melina Dzinovic – 29 years old
Famous singer Haris Dzinovic (70) found happiness at the end of Melina (41), who is 29 years younger, and he said a fateful “yes” only at the age of 63. Prior to that, they lived in an extramarital union for 12 years. The singer never wanted to talk much about the age difference, claiming it was an intimate thing.
– I met her when she was 22 years old. I asked myself who it was, what it was and then it unfolded. Regardless of the big difference in age, we function as if we went to class together – Dzinovic said at the beginning of their relationship.
Today they have two children, a daughter Gina and a son Khan.
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin – 26 years
Alek, 63, and Hilaria, 37, were married in 2012, ten years after the actor divorced his first wife, actress Kim Basinger. The years spent in solitude led him to think that he would never find a soul mate. But that all changed in 2011, when he met Hilaria, 26 years his junior. As the foreign media wrote at the time, the actor noticed a yoga instructor and approached her, saying: “I think we know each other”, after which he handed her a business card. A few days later she invited him for a drink. They appeared together for the first time and confirmed the connection on the red carpet at the “Tony” awards ceremony, and the following June they said a fateful “yes” to each other.
The Baldwin family was expanded by another member earlier this year. The couple, with the help of a surrogate mother, got a daughter, whom they named Lucija, and they had a son Eduard in September 2020. Alec and Hilaria have six children, and the actor from his first marriage has a daughter, Ireland.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones – 25 years old
The acting and married couple Michael (76) and Catherine (51) have been married for 21 years, although to many their survival seemed unrealistic due to the age difference of 25 years. They were married in November 2000, went through many ups and downs, but also had two children.
When they met, the actor was still married, and he tried to seduce the handsome actress with the cliché statement: “I will be the father of your children.”
Precisely because of the big difference in age, many were surprised by the information that the couple was in a relationship, but that did not bother them. They kissed nine months after they met. Instead of a honeymoon at some exotic destination, they spent the night after the wedding in their apartment with their four-month-old son.
Bruce Willis and Emma Heming – 23 years
Bruce, 66, and Emma, 43, have been happily married for 12 years. They were friends for several years before they began a love affair. The turning point came when Emma agreed to go on a date with him, then they realized they were made for each other, despite the age difference. After divorcing actress Demi Moore, he spent ten years alone and stopped hoping to find the love of his life.
He told the media that he stopped believing in love until he discovered how happy he really is next to Emma, without whom he can’t imagine life. He calls the relationship with her the most amazing he has ever had.
Demi Moore and her husband Asthon Kutcher also attended their wedding in 2009. The couple has two daughters, and Emma also maintains relationships with Bruce’s older daughters.
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart – 22 years
Harrison, 79, and Calista, 57, met in 2002 at the Golden Globe Awards. At the beginning, they hid their love, but the actor could not be silent for a long time, and after eight years, they crowned the relationship with marriage, which continues to this day. They hid the relationship from the public for a long time because the actor was officially married to his second wife, screenwriter Melissa Methison, at the time, even though they had not lived together for a year.
Calista became famous for her role as Ally McBeal in the eponymous hit television series. Her then-acting partner James Mardsen revealed in 2013 that he was her front when the couple began their relationship, and he went out to dinner with them.
On Valentine’s Day, 2009, Ford proposed to Calista, and her son Lajam, whom she adopted before she began a relationship with Ford, was also on vacation.
Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz – 17 years
One of the most famous supermodels in the world, Heidi (48), and the guitarist of the group “Tokyo Hotel”, Tom (31), have been married since 2019. Due to the difference in age, as well as previous divorces, many predicted the collapse of their love. However, judging by their posts on social media, this couple has never been happier. They look in love like on the first day.
The model uses every opportunity to praise her husband and point out how much she enjoys being with him. On one occasion she said that for the first time she felt that she had a real man by her side, with whom she shared everything and whom she completely trusted.
This is the model’s third marriage, and the musician’s second.
Amal and George Clooney – 17 years
George, 60, and Amal, 43, were married in 2014, although the actor, who was considered the most desirable bachelor, swore he would never marry. The beautiful lawyer Amal was on the list of the most desirable British women in 2013. She allegedly won George over with a trick that always works – the rules are unattainable. They were introduced by a mutual friend, after which the actor devised a tactic to conquer the beautiful Amal. The two are the parents of twins Elle and Alexander.
Lisa Bonet and Jason Momoa – 11 years
Lisa, 53, and Jason, 42, were married in 2017, and, as they said, their love lasted for years before it was formally made official. Jason admitted a few years ago that he had been in love with Lisa for most of his life, whom he first saw on the Cosby Show.
– We met in 2005 and I immediately thought: “I want her, I’ll get her.” I admitted this to her only after we got our children – said Jason, who was only eight years old when he made the decision that Lisa is the woman of his life.
After a chance meeting in 2005, the two became inseparable. Jason and Lisa have two children and are considered one of the most harmonious couples in Hollywood. Lisa from her first marriage to musician Lenny Kravitz has a 31-year-old daughter, Zoe.