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Famous Men Who Married Older Women 

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Updated April 27, 2020 447.8k views 10 items

It is traditional for younger women to marry older men, but several famous men have flipped the script and married older women. Many of these men married accomplished career-driven women. One famous actor has been married to his older lady for over 15 years.

Who is the most famous younger man who married an older woman? Ashton Kutcher tops our list. The That '70s Show actor married one of American's older beauties, Demi Moore, in 2005, when he was 27 and she was 43. 

Hugh Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on April 11, 1996, when he was 28 and she was 41. The couple are still married today, and this is the first and only marriage for each of them. Jackman and Furness have adopted two children together: Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot, proving that marrying older women can lead to long-lasting love! Other younger men who married older women include Guy Ritchie, Nick Cannon, and Roger Moore.

Read on for a list of famous men who married older women.

Ashton Kutcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Men Who Married Older Women
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Ashton Kutcher married Demi Moore in 2005, when he was 27 and she was 43. They divorced in 2013. This was Kutcher's first marriage and Moore's third. Moore's second husband was Die Hard actor Bruce Willis, with whom she has 3 daughters, the oldest of which is only about 10 years younger than Kutcher.

In 2015, Kutcher married his former That '70s Show costar Mila Kunis. The couple has two children.

 

Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Men Who Married Older Women
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Hugh Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on April 11, 1996, when he was 28 and she was 41. It is the first and only marriage for both of them, and they have two adopted children. 

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Prince Harry married American actor Meghan Markle, best known for Suits, in May 2018. She was 36 and he was 33.

Markle had previously been married to producer Trevor Engelson, but they divorced in 2013 after two years of marriage. 

Nick Cannon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Men Who Married Older Women
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Nick Cannon married Mariah Carey in 2008, when he was 27 and she was 38. Their twins, Monroe and Moroccan, were born in 2011. This was Cannon's first marriage, and Mariah Carey was previously married to Tommy Mottola from 1993-1998.

Cannon and Carey separated in 2014 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. In 2017, former Miss Arizona Brittany Bell gave birth to Cannon's son.