10 celebs with the largest age gap relationships: Cher, George Clooney & more

From Cher and Alexander Edwards to Amal and George and Amal Clooney, these 10 celebrity couples have large age gaps. (Photos via Getty Images)
From Cher and Alexander Edwards to Amal and George and Amal Clooney, these 10 celebrity couples have large age gaps. (Photos via Getty Images)

Recently, Cher made headlines for her new relationship with Alexander Edwards, who is 40 years her junior.

However, while Cher is the latest celeb getting press about dating someone younger, she's far from the only one.

Significant age gaps are a tale as old as time in Hollywood, and many celebrity couples we've come to know and love have large age differences.

Read on to learn about 10 celebrity couples with a considerable age gap.

Cher and Alexander Edwards have a 40-year age gap.
Cher and Alexander Edwards have a 40-year age gap.

Cher and Alexander Edwards: 40 years

Alexander Edwards and Cher's relationship is still somewhat a mystery, but the singer is not thinking about other people's opinions regarding her relationship with the 36-year-old music executive.

She recently shut down online haters and tweeted, " love doesn't know math, it sees."

Only time will tell if this budding romance turns into a long-term relationship.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 19: (L-R) Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones attend the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards at L.A. LIVE on September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones met in 1998. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas: 25 years

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are a celebrity couple who've made their age gap work.

The pair met in 1998 at the Deauville Film Festival and married a few years later.

They have two children, Dylan and Carys, and other than hitting a brief rough patch in 2013, the couple have had a seemingly stable relationship.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 17:  George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney attend the premiere of Universal Pictures'
George and Amal Clooney have a 17-year age gap. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

George and Amal Clooney: 17 years

George Clooney was introduced to human rights lawyer Amal in 2013 by a mutual friend.

Despite their significant age gap, the two seem genuinely happy and have built a family over the last decade, welcoming fraternal twins Ella and Alexander in 2017.

Most recently, Amal and the twins traveled with George to visit the set of his latest movie.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14:  Actor Harrison Ford (L) and actress Calista Flockhart attend the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart got together in 2002. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford: 22 years

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart have been an item for 20 years, getting together in 2002.

They have one child, whom Lockhart adopted a year before meeting Ford. They live in Wyoming, keeping their personal lives out of the spotlight.

Calista says that the difference in their ages is a "non-issue" in their relationship, noting, "sometimes I even say, wow, I keep forgetting that he’s 22 years older than me."

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 12: (L-R) Alexandra Daddario and Andrew Form attend the 2022 Baby2Baby Gala presented by Paul Mitchell at Pacific Design Center on November 12, 2022 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
Alexandra Daddario met producer Andrew Form during a chance encounter in downtown New York City.(Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

Alexandra Daddario and Andrew Form: 17 year

"The White Lotus" star Alexandra Daddario met producer Andrew Form during a chance encounter in downtown New York City.

Based on their Instagram posts, the 17-year age gap doesn’t seem to bother them one bit.

While it’s unclear exactly how long the couple has been together, they became Instagram official in May 2021 and got married in December 2022.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 12: 74th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor arrive to the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022. -- (Photo by Evans Vestal Ward/NBC via Getty Images)
Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor have a 31-year age gap. (Photo by Evans Vestal Ward/NBC via Getty Images)

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor: 31 years

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor got together in 2015, roughly a decade after first meeting at a party.

Since then, they have been positive and supportive of one another and have shut down any negative talk about their age difference.

In an interview, Paulson stated she believes people are fixated on their age difference due to "our own ageist thinking and the idea that to be old is to cease to have any desire."

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 21: Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the opening night of
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin met in 2012. (Photo by Jason Mendez/Getty Images)

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin: 26 years

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin are a unique Hollywood couple that includes one famous person and one non-celebrity.

After approaching Hilaria at a restaurant in New York in 2012, Alec proposed and the two were married less than two years later. They have seven children together.

English actor Jason Statham and English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attend the world premiere of
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham have a 20-year age gap. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: 20 years

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham started dating in 2011, and despite a long-term engagement, the actor and Victoria's Secret model have yet to walk down the aisle.

However, they seem very solid and welcomed their second child this year.

Florence Pugh and Zach Braff were very private about their relationship. (Photos via Getty Images)
Florence Pugh and Zach Braff were very private about their relationship. (Photos via Getty Images)

Zach Braff and Florence Pugh: 21 years

Florence Pugh and Zach Braff were very private about their relationship, but it's believed they started dating in late 2018 or early 2019. During their time together, the two adopted a dog and seemed quite happy.

Although they chose to end their relationship, Pugh was known for being extremely vocal about how little their age gap mattered.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 10: Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell attend the 2022 CORE Gala hosted by Sean Penn and Ann Lee at Hollywood Palladium on June 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Patrick Stewart met his wife Sunny Ozell in 2008. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell: 38 years

Patrick Stewart met his wife Sunny Ozell in 2008 at a New York restaurant. The couple married in 2013.

Despite the nearly 40-year age difference between the two, the couple seems happy and has a good sense of humour about their age gap.

The bottom line

Although these celebs have substantial age gaps, it's not uncommon for Hollywood couples to have age differences of ten years or more.

Whatever draws these individuals together, the one thing all these couples have in common is their refusal to let other people's opinions on their ages affect their relationships.

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