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48 Famous Couples with Huge Age Differences

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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. 

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  • Dick Van Dyke & Arlene Silver
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    Relationship: 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

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  • Dennis Quaid & Laura Savoie
    Video: YouTube

    Relationship: Started dating in 2018, engaged in 2019
    Dennis Quaid: b. 1954
    Laura Savoie: b. 1993
    Age Difference: 39 years

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  • Patrick Stewart & Sunny Ozell
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    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

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