Age-Gap Couples: Celebs with big age difference
Here are some of our celebrity couples who fell in love and got married despite a big age difference between them. And, yes some of these celebrities are even younger than their wives.
URMILA MATONDKAR AND MOHSIN AKHTAR MIR
On March 3, 2016, actress Urmila Matondkar took the saat pheras with businessman and model Mohsin Akhtar Mir, who is 10 years younger to her.
KABIR BEDI AND PARVEEN DUSANJ
70-year-old actor Kabir Bedi tied the knot with his long-time partner Parveen Dusanj on January 15, 2016. Parveen is 28 years his junior.
Did you know? Parveen Dusanj is younger than Pooja Bedi, who is Kabir Bedi’s daughter from his first marriage with dancer Protima.
ASIN AND RAHUL SHARMA
Asin is almost a decade younger than Rahul Sharma. They duo tied the knot on January 19, 2016.
SHAHID KAPOOR AND MIRA RAJPUT
Shahid and Mira have a wide age gap between them. Shahid is 13 years older than his wife Mira. Mira is 21 and Shahid is 34 years old.
KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN AND SAIF ALI KHAN
Saif and Kareena’s love story led to a lot of tabloid fodder. They started dating in October 2007. This ‘Royal couple’ have an age gap of 10 years. Kareena Kapoor is 10 years younger than her husband Saif Ali Khan.
RITEISH DESHMUKH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA
One of the most adorable and loved couples in Bollywood, Riteish-Genelia met on the sets of their debut film ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’. Not many people know that Genelia and Riteish have a good 9 years age gap between them. Riteish is 9 years older to his wife.
SOHA ALI KHAN AND KUNAL KHEMU
After being in a live-in relationship for two years, Kunal and Soha got married on Januray 25, 2015. Kunal Khemu is five years younger than his wife Soha Ali Khan. But, the age difference was never an issue for this couple.
AAMIR KHAN AND KIRAN RAO
Aamir Khan, four years after his divorce from first wife Reena Dutta, married Kiran Rao on December 28, 2005. Kiran had been an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker during the making of Lagaan. Aamir and Kiran have an age gap of 9 years.
HEMA MALINI AND DHARMENDRA
Undoubtedly, Hema Malini and Dharmendra make one of the most gorgeous looking couples in Bollywood. They dated for five years before marriage happened. Dharmendra and Hema have a 13 year age gap. Hema met Dharmendra when he was already married.
SAIRA BANU AND DILIP KUMAR
Bollywood’s ‘Tragedy King’ Dilip Kumar and yesteryear ‘golden girl’ Saira Banu are a perfect example of ‘eternal love’. Dilip Kumar is 22 years older than Saira Banu. The couple got married in 1966 when Saira was just 22. Despite the age difference of 22 years, neither age nor time have affected Dilip and Saira’s love and affection for each other.
FARAH KHAN AND SHIRISH KUNDER
Director, choreographer and TV host Farah Khan met Shirish on the sets of ‘Main Hoon Na’. This celebrity couple got married in 2004 and have three kids. Shirish is 8 years younger to Farah, but this age difference never became an obstacle in their way of falling in love with each other.
JOHNNY DEPP AND AMBER HEARD
Actor Johnny Depp got engaged to actress Amber Heard in March 2014. The duo that has an age gap of 23 years got married in February 2015. However, the marriage was short lived as the duo split in May 2016.
MADONNA AND HER TOYBOYS
Madonna has been open about her affinity towards younger men. Older guys, she said, are simply “not datable” as they lack a sense of adventure. Since her split with British filmmaker Guy Ritchie in 2008, the 56-year-old has cultivated a reputation of flings with toyboys; something she has attributed to her “crazy” lifestyle. Madonna is now rumoured to be single after her split from French dancer Brahim Zaibat (25 at the time; pictured left). Prior to that, she was involved briefly with Timor Steffens and Brazilian model and DJ Jesus Luz (22).
BRADLEY COOPER AND SUKI WATERHOUSE
The American Sniper star (40) split with his 23-year-old girlfriend Suki Waterhouse in 2015 after a relationship of two years.
CELINE DION AND RENE ANGELIL
Celine met her late husband Rene for the first time when she was a kid. Little did she know that Rene, 26 years older, would be her manager and husband. The Canadian singers got married in 1994.
ASHTON KUTCHER AND DEMI MOORE
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore — with 16 years of age gap — were together for a decade before calling it quits.
MICHAEL DOUGLAS AND CATHERINE ZETA-JONES
Exactly 25 years apart, Oscar winners Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have had their share of rough years in marriage. However, the couple continues to be together despite all odds.
JOHN TRAVOLTA AND DIANA HYLAND
John Travolta was in a relationship with Diana Hyland until her death in 1977. Travolta was 18 years her junior
NAVEEN ANDREWS AND BARBARA HERSHEY
Lost star Naveen Andrews was in a relationship with actress Barbara Hershey for a decade. They have an age difference of 21 years between them.