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List of celebrities who married late, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. People, especially celebrities, more and more are waiting until they get older to get married. With busy careers, several famous actors, actresses, and comedians have gotten married later in life. One famous television actor even got married for the first time when he was 71 years old.

Who is the most famous person who married late? Salma Hayek tops our list. At age 42, Salma Hayek married François-Henri Pinault in 2009. The Freida actress enjoys being a wife. “I love being a wife and homemaker - because it's my choice. My husband doesn't expect me to do it. I don't mind doing things for him because he does so much for me; we both feel that way so there is no power struggle,” Hayek said.

At age 42, Diane Sawyer married The Graduate director Mike Nichols in 1988. But another television star married at the age of 71. Who was it? Click through the list to find out.

Do you think that it is better to wait until later in life to get married? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Salma Hayek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 16 Celebrities Who Married Later In Life
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At age 42, Salma Hayek married François-Henri Pinault in 2009.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Profession: Spokesperson, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, + more

Credits: Frida, Desperado, Puss in Boots, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

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Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 16 Celebrities Who Married Later In Life
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Days before turning 41, Sandra Bullock married Jesse James in 2005.

Age: 52

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side

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Elizabeth Hurley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 16 Celebrities Who Married Later In Life
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At age 41, Elizabeth Hurley married Arun Nayar in 2007.

Age: 51

Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor

Credits: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Bedazzled, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Serving Sara

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Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 16 Celebrities Who Married Later In Life
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At age 40, Ellen DeGeneres married Portia de Rossi in 2008.

Age: 59

Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now, The 79th Annual Academy Awards

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