Couples with big age differences are not a rarity in Hollywood. In fact, with stars like Hugh Hefner, that seemed to be the goal. But, what's the biggest age gap between a celebrity couple?
Married couple Dick Van Dyke and Arlene Silver have to be one of the prominent "May-December" relationships. There's a whopping 46-year difference between them. Other celebs with big age gaps include the late Hefner and ex Crystal Harris, Charlie Chaplin and Oona O'Neill, and Doug Hutchison & Courtney Stodden.
Dating is one thing, but you may have wondered about the biggest age gap in marriage. Below, you'll find plenty of stars who married people decades younger than them. According to these celeb couples with the largest age gaps, age really is nothing but a number. Dating or marrying someone decades older or younger isn't exclusive to Hollywood, but this list suggest its's fairly prevalent. Yes, in some cases the person is old enough to be their significant other's parent, but love works in mysterious ways, and follows its own timetable.
You might be surprised by all of these couples with large age gaps. For example, while Michael Fassbender may not have the greatest age difference on the list, he is 12 years older than Alicia Vikander.
- Photo: flickr / CC0Relationship: Started dating 2006, married in 2012
Dick Van Dyke: b. 1925 with 4 children born between 1948-58
Arlene Silver: b. 1971
Age Difference: 46 years
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Relationship: Started dating in 2008, engaged in 2011, married in 2012, divorced in 2017
Hugh Hefner: b. 1926 with 4 children born 1952, 1955, 1990, and 1991
Crystal Harris: b. 1986
Age Difference: 60 years
- Video: YouTube
Relationship: Started dating in 2018, engaged in 2019
Dennis Quaid: b. 1954
Laura Savoie: b. 1993
Age Difference: 39 years
- Video: YouTube
Relationship: Started dating in 2009, engaged in 2013, married in 2013
Patrick Stewart: b. 1940 with 2 children born 1967 and 1973
Sunny Ozell: b. 1978
Age Difference: 38 years