Unique Celebrity Couples with Age Disparity

Both men and women with age disparity relationships have been observed, as the older or younger partner. Older men and younger women, or older women and younger men in different cultures, most often find one another for sexual or marital relationships. Some older women sometimes date younger men their age, because of wealth and physically attractive, or younger men go for “older women” because of financial status, and older women are oftentimes addressed as cougars. Relationship between two people with age disparity in sexual relationships refers with a significant difference in age. Whether these May – December relationships are accepted and the question of what counts as a significant in age difference.

1)    Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban ( 1 year gap)

Nicole Kidman with husband Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman with husband Keith Urban

Keith Urban, country singer

Keith Urban, country singer

Nicole Mary Kidman, AC,  is an Australian film producer, actress and singer, born June 20, 1967. Nicole Kidman has been married twice, and she was first married to actor Tom Cruise, (5 years older to Nicole) and the second marriage is to Keith Urban, Australian country singer, where they both met in January 2005 in an event honoring the Australians,  at G’Day LA. She has an adopted son and daughter with Cruise as well as two biological daughters with Urban. Kidman and Urban got married on June 25, 2006, at Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in the grounds of St Patrick’s Estate, Manly, Sydney. Kidman is a practising Roman Catholic. Keith Lionel Urban  was born on October 26,1968, a songwriter, country music singer and guitarist, known for his successful commercials in the United States, Australia and Canada, although Urban was born in New Zealand, he began his career in an early age in Australia. On September 16, 2012, the Fox network confirmed officially, that Keith Urban will be a judge on the American Idol show, with Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj.

2)   Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes 16 years age disparity

Tom Cruise, 50 yrs old

Tom Cruise, 50 yrs old

Katie Holmes, 34 yrs old, 2009

Katie Holmes, 34 yrs old, 2009

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV born July 3, 1962, much better known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer, and known for his support of the Church of Scientology, which was introduced to him by his first wife, Mimi Rogers. Cruise has said that L. Ron Hubbard Study Tech helped him overcome his dyslexia. On May 9, 1987, Cruise married American actress Mimi Rogers, Cruise was 24 and Rogers was 31. But their marriage lasted two years, and on February 4, 1990, their divorce was finalized. In 1989, Cruise met his second wife, Nicole Kidman,(5 years younger from Cruise), actress, on the set of Days of Thunder, and got married on December 24, 1990. The couple had two adopted children, Isabella Jane (born December 1992) and Connor Antony (born January 1995). Tom Cruise filed for divorce in February 2001 from Nicole Kidman while she was pregnant unknowingly, which ended with a miscarriage. Cruise was next linked romantically with Penelope Cruz,(born April 28, 1974, 12 years younger than Cruise) his Vanilla Sky co-star,but their relationship ended in 2004. In April 2005, Tom Cruise began dating actress Katie Holmes (born Kate Noelle “Katie” Holmes (16 years younger to Cruise, born December 18, 1978) in April 2005, and they were expecting a child which Cruise revealed on October 6, 2005, and their daughter, Suri, was born in April 2006. Holmes and Cruise were married on November 18, 2006 at the Odescalchi Castle, a 15th-century castle in Bracciano, Italy, in a Scientology ceremony attended by  famous celebrities stars. Katie Holmes had filed for divorce on June 29, 2012 from Cruise after five and a half years of marriage and the couple had signed a divorce settlement on July 9,2012, worked out by their lawyers. This was Cruise’s third divorce.

Mimi Rogers, age 57, Tom Cruise first wife

Mimi Rogers, age 57, Tom Cruise first wife

Miriam “Mimi” Spickler Rogers born January 27, 1956, is an American film and television actress, producer and competitive poker player, married three times. In 1977, Mimi Rogers married Jim Rogers and adopt the surname Rogers, even after their divorce in 1980. Mimi Rogers began dating Bobby Shriver, Tom Selleck and Christopher Reeve in mid 1980s. On May 9, 1987, Mimi Rogers married 24 year-old actor Tom Cruise on May 9, 1987,  Mimi Rogers was 31 .  Cruise and Rogers separated in 1989 and in February 1990, their divorce was finalized.

3)   Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas ( 3years age disparity)

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith is an American actress born August 9, 1957,  daughter of  Tippi Hedren, actress and the wife of  Antonio Banderas actor. At age 14, Griffith began dating when she was 14 years old, to ( 8 years her senior) 22-year-old actor, Don Johnson, her mother’s co-star in Harrad Experiment. In 1976, their romantic relationship ended in a six-month marriage. Then Melanie Griffith married Steven Bauer in May 1982, her co-star in She’s in the Army Now, the TV film, and on August 22,1985, Griffith gave birth to a son, Alexander. IN 1987, Griffith and Bauer divorced, because of drug related habits. In 1988, Griffith checked into rehab and after rehabilitation. In June 1989, she was reunited and remarried with Johnson, she was already five months pregnant, and on October 4, 1989, their daughter was born named her Dakota Johnson. Johnson and Griffith separated in March 1994 reconciled later that year, but again, they parted ways in May 1995.  Griffith ( 3 years older than Banderas) and Antonio Banderas  (Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas, born August 10, 1960) met during the Two Much filming, in May 1995 and began a relationship. Antonio Banderas was still married to Ana Leza during those time. Banderas and Griffith married on May 14, 1996, after Banderas and Ana Leza’s divorce was finalized, and on September 24, 1996, their daughter was born, Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith. Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, singer and producer.

4)  “Kim” Basinger  and Alec Baldwin (5 years age disparity)

Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, in 1994

Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, in 1994

Kimila Ann “Kim” Basinger born December 8, 1953,  a former fashion model, an American actress and singer Basinger first husband was Ron Snyder Britton (born 1938), a make up artist and married on October 1980, separated in 1988, and the divorce was finalized in 1989. Britton wrote Longer Than Forever, in 1998,  a memoir about their time together and her rumored affair with Richard Gere, actor with whom she starred in 1986’s No Mercy and 1992’s Final Analysis. Basinger was rumored dating Jon Peters (casting director), Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince (singer, born June 7, 1958, 5 years younger to Basinger). Kim Basinger met Alec Baldwin (Alexander Rae “Alec” Baldwin III, American actor, born on April 3, 1958 (5 years younger than Basinger) in 1990, during the The Marrying Man film, and played as lovers in the film. Basinger and Baldwin married on August 19, 1993, but after 7 years of marriage they separated in December 2000 and in 2002, their divorce was finalized. Basinger confessed in an interview with Charlie Rose in 2000, that she was suffering from deep-rooted insecurities and agrophobia in the early 1980s. Alec Baldwin is the eldest among the Baldwin Brothers, all siblings are Hollywood actors. Alec Baldwin is also The Huffington Post columnist. After the divorce with Basinger was finalized in 2002, Alec Baldwin started dating Hilaria Thomas, (26 years his junior), a Yoga Vida instructor.  

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas (26 years age disparity)

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas (image credit:celebritydaily.net)

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas (image credit:celebritydaily.net

Alec Baldwin, who turns 54 , proposed to girlfriend Hilaria Thomas, a 28-year-old Yoga instructor. They got married on June 30, 2012 at St. Patrick Old Cathedral, New York City. Baldwin and Thomas announced that they are expecting their first child in February 2013.

5)  Demi Moore 

Freddy Moore and Demi Moore

Freddy Moore and Demi Moore

Demi Guynes Kutcher better known as Demi Moore,born November 11, 1962, is an American actress, film producer, film director, former songwriter, and model. At the age of 16, Moore dropped out of high school to continue an entertainment career, and even posed in Oui magazine in 1980 for a nude pictorial. Moore starred in Ghost with Patrick Swayze in 1990, which was the highest-grossing film of that year and brought Demi Moore a Golden Globe nomination. Her first husband, was Freddy Moore, a musician, ( where she took her surname), 12 years her senior, they got married on February 8, 1980, but filed divorce in September 1984, which was finalized on August 7, 1985. After their divorce, Moore was engaged to Emilio Estevez, and planned to get married in December 1986, but the engagement was called off. Demi Moore is the mother of three daughters from her second marriage to Bruce Willis, famous actor of Die Hard films, but divorce later. Demi Moore was married for the third times, to Ashton Kutcher, in 2005, and separated from him in November 2011. Demi Moore as a young child was cross-eyed, this was corrected by two eye surgeries. She also suffered from kidney disorder and depression after her divorce to Kutcher.

Bruce Willis, 57

Bruce Willis, 57

Bruce Willis, 57 and wife Emma Heming, 33 (image credit:www.usmagazine.com)

Bruce Willis, 57 and wife Emma Heming, 33 (image credit:www.usmagazine.com)

Walter Bruce Willis , a famous American actor, producer and musician, born March 19, 1955. He is well known as John McClane in the Die Hard Series. Bruce Willis was married to actress Demi Moore, 7 years younger his age and they had three daughters, but after thirteen years of marriage they divorced in 2000. Willis is currently married to model Emma Heming Willis (23 years his junior), (born on 18 June 1978) is a British actress and model, married in 2009 and had one daughter.

Ashton Kutcher (35 years old) / Demi Moore (49 years old) (16 years age disparity)

Ashton Kutcher, age 35, 2011

Ashton Kutcher, age 35, 2011

Christopher Ashton Kutcher known professionally as Ashton Kutcher born February 7, 1978, is an American actor, producer, former fashion model, and comedian, known for his Michael Kelso role in That ’70s show Fox sitcom. In 2003, Kutcher began dating Demi Moore, actress, and got married on September 24, 2005, in a private ceremony officiated by a Kabbalah Center Rabbi, where around 150 family and friends attended, including ex husband Bruce Willis. One year after their separation, Kutcher filed for divorce on December 21, 2012 from Moore in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. In 2012, Kutcher began dating his former co-star, 29 year-old Mila Kunis, of  That ’70s Show.

Vito Schnabel / Demi Moore (24 years age disparity)

Vito Schnabel (image credit: www.ardemagazine.com)

Vito Schnabel (image credit: www.ardemagazine.com)

Vito Schnabel is an independent curator and art dealer based in New York City, born July 27, 1986, son of  Julian Schnabel artist and filmmaker and his first wife, Jacqueline. Demi Moore’s year was very tough after her divorce from Kutcher, but now the actress bounced back from her heartbreak and dating again. The actress, who just turned 50, is rumored to be dating Vito Schnabel, 26 year-old curator, who is 24 years her junior.

6)   Caroline Flack (age 32)  and Harry Styles (age 19) (One Direction)

Caroline Flack, 33 yrs old

Caroline Flack, 33 yrs old

Harry-Styles, 19 yrs old  (image credit:www public.fr)

Harry-Styles, 19 yrs old (image credit:www public.fr)

Caroline Louise Flack , is an English television presenter, born November 9, 1979, known for presenting in 2008-2010 show, I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! NOW! and since 2011 The Xtra Factor with Olly Murs. In 2011, Flack, 32 years old that time, came out in the open and revealed her relationship with One Direction star, Harry Edward Styles, who was 17 years old that time, ( born February 1,1994), is from the Holmes Village of Cheshire, England. Harry Styles said, that The X Factor gave him confidence as a performer. Caroline Flack stated to Now Magazine that, she should not worry about what she do, though it is a social thing that most people do not accept age disparity or bigger age gaps.

7)  Doug Hutchison (51 years old) / Courtney Stodden (16 years old)

Doug Hutchison

Doug Hutchison

Doug Hutchison, 51 with wife Courtney Stodden, 16 (image credit:celebritydaily.net)

Doug Hutchison, 51 with wife Courtney Stodden, 16 (image credit:celebritydaily.net)

  The 51 year-old owner of Drk Water Inc., a production firm and American actor, Doug Anthony Hutchison best known for his roles as Percy Wetmore, in the Green Mile film as the sadistic correctional officer, Eugene Victor Tooms in The X-Files, Davros in 24 television series, Horace Goodspeed in Lost. Hutchison was born on May 26, 1960. Doug Hutchison, for the third times, married Courtney Stodden (born August 29, 1994), in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 20, 2011.  Hutchison first met Courtney Stodden, when she attended an acting class where Doug Hutchison was teaching. Their relationship became controversial and drew criticism, because the 16-year-old Stodden married 51-year-old Hutchison, who has been named predator or pedophile. Hutchison’s agent quit from his job, as a result of his marriage to Stodden, and Hutchison’s family disowned him, and reported that Hutchison was receiving death threats. Courtney Stodden is an American reality television actress, and according to her, she and husband Hutchison appeared as celebrity couples in the Vh1 reality television Couples Therapy series describing celebrity couples undergoing counseling regarding marital relationship especially about age disparity, in October 2012.

8)  David Hasselhoff , age 60 and Hayley Roberts, age 33/  26 years age Disparity

David Hasselhoff, 60 yrs old

David Hasselhoff, 60 yrs old

Hayley Roberts and David Hasselhoff

Hayley Roberts and David Hasselhoff

      The American actor, singer, bodybuilder, producer and businessman, David Michael Hasselhoff , born July 17, 1952. Hasselhoff became known for his role as Michael Knight,  in the popular Knight Rider, 1982 to 1986, US television series and as Mitch Buchannon, in the television series Baywatch as L.A. County Lifeguard. On March 24, 1984 to March 1, 1989, David Hasselhoff was married to Catherine Hickland, then on December 9, 1989, Hasselhoff married actress Pamela Bach, but filed divorce on January 13, 2006 for the reasons of irreconcilable differences.  Hasselhoff and Bach,  had two daughters, Taylor Ann Hasselhoff born May 5, 1990 and Hayley Hasselhoff, actress, born August 28, 1992. DavidThe HoffHasselhoff60 years old actor has a new girlfriend, Hayley Roberts, age 33, ( 27 years age disparity). According to reports, Hasselhoff proposed to Roberts five times but she keeps answering “no!” Roberts was a Debenhams’ sales assistant, before she fell in love with her famous actor boyfriend.

9)   Sam Taylor Wood (45 years old) and husband Aaron Johnson (25 years old)

Sam Taylor Wood, 45 yrs old

Sam Taylor Wood, 45 yrs old

Aaron Johnson, 22 yrs old, 2010

Aaron Johnson, 22 yrs old, 2010

Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson

Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson

The English filmmaker, photographer and visual artist,  Samantha “Sam” Taylor-Johnson, OBE, born on March 4, 1967, born Samantha Taylor, best known as Sam Taylor-Wood, and one of the Young British Artists, a group of artists. Sam Taylor-Wood is married to Aaron Taylor-Johnson, an English actor, born Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson (born June 13, 1990). At the age of six, Taylor-Johnson, began performing, and has appeared in films. Aaron Johnson,began being billed as Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Anna Karenina in 2012, adopting a new legal name after he married director Sam Taylor-Wood, on June 21, 2012, and both used the name Taylor-Johnson. Before the couple was married, they both have two daughters together, Wylda Rae  born in 2010 and Romy Hero born in 2012. Through his marriage, Aaron Johnson is a stepfather to Taylor-Wood’s older daughters, Angelica born in 1997 and Jessie  born in 2006  from her previous marriage.  Taylor-Wood has overcome battle of colon cancer when she was age 30, in December 1997, and in 2010, after three years, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

10)  Hugh Jackman (age 44) / Deborah Lee-Furness (age 57)

 

Hugh Jackman, age 44

Hugh Jackman, age 44

Deborra-lee Furness,  age 57

Deborra-lee Furness, age 57

Hugh Jackman with wife Deborra-Lee Furness in India

Hugh Jackman with wife Deborra-Lee Furness in India

The Australian actor, film, television and musical theater producer, Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968). Hugh Jackman has won international recognition for his major film roles, as superhero, period, and romance characters, and best known for his X-men film series as the superhero role, Wolverine. He also appeared in Kate & Leopold, and Van Helsing in a lead role. Hugh Jackman, met Deborra-Lee Furness on the set of Correlli, an Australian TV show, and both got married on April 11, 1996 at St. John’s in Toorak, Victoria, Melbourne. Their wedding rings bore a Sanskrit inscription Om paramar mainamar (we dedicate our union to a greater source), and their engagement ring was designed personally by Jackman. Hugh Jackman and Furness adopted two children, Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot, due to twice Furness’ miscarriages. Deborra-Lee Furness is an Australian actress, director and producer, born on December 8, 1955 (age 57)

11)  Harrison Ford (age 70) and Calista Flockhart (age 48)
Harrison Ford, age 70

Harrison Ford, age 70

Calista Flockhart, age 48,

Calista Flockhart, age 48,

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, 2009

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, 2009

Harrison Ford is an American actor and producer, (born July 13, 1942), became famous for his performances in the original Star Wars trilogy as Han Solo, and the lead actor of the Indiana Jones film series. Harrison Ford is one of the most private actors in Hollywood’s most private actors, guarding his personal life. Ford has two sons with his first wife, Mary Marquardt, named (Benjamin and Willard) ,and two children (Malcolm and Georgia) with second wife, Melissa Mathison, screenwriter. Harrison Ford met Calixta Flockhart at the 2002 Golden Globes, and began dating her since, and both are parents to Calixta’s adopted son, Liam. On a Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009, Harrison Ford proposed to Flockhart, and married on June 15, 2010, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where Ford was filming Cowboys & Aliens. At age 20, Ford injured his chin, (this scar is visible in his films), when his Volvo 544 car, crashed in a telephone pole in Northern California. Ford is a private pilot of both  helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Calista Kay Flockhart, an actress, born on November 11, 1964, widely known for her role as Ally McBeal for the Fox television comedy drama series.
12)   Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins  (age disparity, 12 years)

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon, age 66

Tim Robbins, age 54

Tim Robbins, age 54

Susan Abigail Tomalin better known as Susan Sarandon, (born October 4, 1946), is an American actress. In 1964, Sarandon began dating in 1964, actor Chris Sarandon, born July 24, 1942 (age 70)),  Susan and Chris Sarandon married on September 16, 1967. But the couple separated in 1978, and the divorce was finalized in 1979. After the separation, she retained as a stage name, Sarandon, and stated in a Cosmopolitan magazine interview, “I no longer believe in marriage”. Susan Sarandon had a two-year relationship with Louis Malle director of Pretty Baby and Atlantic City films. Sarandon dated Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri in the mid-1980s,  ((born September 12, 1958, (12 years gap) an Italian producer, film director and writer, and gave birth to a daughter, Eva Amurri, actress, born on March 15, 1985. Sarandon was in a relationship with junior her age, from 1988 to 2009,Tim Robbins, actor. They both have two sons, Jack Henry (born 1989) and Miles Guthrie (born 1992). Sarandon and Robbins, met during the Bull Durham film. Timothy Francis “Tim” Robbins is andirector, producer screenwriter, actor born, October 16, 1958.
13)  Clint Eastwood and Dina Ruiz-Eastwood (35 years age disparity)

Clint Eastwood, age 82

Clint Eastwood, age 82

Dina Ruiz Eastwood, age 47

Dina Ruiz Eastwood, age 47

Clint and Dina Eastwood in 2007

Clint and Dina Eastwood in 2007

ClintonClintEastwood, Jr., is an American actor, producer, director, composer and politician, born on May 31, 1930. Clint Eastwood although married twice, he has seven children by five different women. Eastwood at the age of 23, was first married to Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953, after six months the couple met on a blind date. Eastwood began living with Frances Fisher, in 1990, an American film and television actress, singer and writer, 22 years younger, born on May 11, 1952, whom Eastwood, met in the Pink Cadillac set (1989).  Eastwood and Fisher co-starred in Unforgiven, and had a daughter together born August 7, 1993, and named her Francesca Fisher-Eastwood. In 1995, the couple separated, and began dating television news anchor, Dina Ruiz, is an American reporter and TV news anchorwoman, born July 11, 1965, 35 years his junior. Eastwood first met Ruiz when the anchorwoman interviewed him in 1993, and married Dian Ruiz on March 31, 1996, and on December 12, 1996, Ruiz gave birth to a daughter and named her Morgan Eastwood. Clint Eastwood surprised Ruiz with a private ceremony at Shadow Creek Golf Course home in Las Vegas. Dina Ruiz, commented in an interview after their wedding,  “The fact that I am only the second woman he has married really touches me.
14)   Janet Jackson (age 46) and Wissam Al Manna (age 37)
Janet Jackson age 46

Janet Jackson age 46

Janet Jackson married Wissam-al-Mana, (image credit:http://www.theboombox.com/)

Janet Jackson married Wissam-al-Mana, (image credit:http://www.theboombox.com/)

Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American actress, recording artist, and the youngest child of the Jackson family, born May 16, 1966. She started her career as a young child in 1976, when she appeared on The Jacksons variety television series. In 1984, Janet Jackson was married to James Curtis DeBarge , an American R&B and soul singer, one of the DeBarge singing family group, (born 22 August 1963), and became a stars with their hit song All This Love in 1980s. Jackson and DeBarge separated and their marriage was annulled in 1985. Janet Jackson’s second marriage was to René Elizondo, Jr. a Mexican-American dancer, songwriter and music-video director, (born July 16, 1962). She broke up with her long time boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri, music producer who was 6 years younger than Janet. In 2009, Janet Jackson met Wissam Al Mana, age 37, in an event in the  Middle East, a billionaire real estate mogul and director of Al Mana Retail and successful businessman of high fashion retailers in Dubai, Doha, Bahrain and Kuwait. The third time, Janet Jackson, 46 years old, is married to Wissam Al Mana, 37 years old, which was revealed on February 25 in an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight. 
Janet Jackson and Rene Elizondo (image credit:people.volta.fr)

Janet Jackson and Rene Elizondo (image credit:people.volta.fr)

15)    Jay-Z (age 43) and Beyonce (age 31), 12 years age disparity

Beyonce Knowles, age 31

Beyonce Knowles, age 31

Jay-Z age 43

Jay-Z age 43

Beyoncé Knowles and husband Jay-Z

Beyoncé Knowles and husband Jay-Z

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, better known as Beyoncé, born September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress, and became famous as the lead singer of best selling girl groups known as the Destiny’s Child. In April 2008, Beyonce Knowles married rapper Jay-Z  in April 2008, Beyonce gave birth in January 2012, to their first daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Jay-Z or Shawn Corey Carter was born December 4, 1969, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor, and one of the most financially successful entrepreneurs and hip-hop artists in the United States.
16)  Catherine Zeta-Jones and  Michael Douglas  (25 years age disparity)

Michael Douglas, age 68

Michael Douglas, age 68

Catherine Zeta-Jones age 43

Catherine Zeta-Jones age 43

Catherine Zeta-Jones with husband Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones with husband Michael Douglas

Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer, (born September 25, 1944), the eldest son of actor Kirk Douglas, among his four sons. By birth, Michael Douglas is an American citizen and but has Bermudian Status due to his mother’s birth in Bermuda. In March 1977 Michael Douglas, 32 year old married the young Diandra Luker, who was 19  years old, in 1977, the daughter of an Austrian diplomat. Diandra Luker-Douglas, gave birth in 1978 to a son and named him Cameron. Diandra filed for divorce in 1995. and was awarded $45 million as her settlement. Dating since March 1999, Douglas married Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE, born September 25, 1969, a Welsh actress, on November 18, 2000, after dating her since March 1999.  Michael and Catherine were both born on September 25 although age gap were 25 years apart. According to Zeta-Jones when she met Douglas in Deauville, France, he stated that he wants to father Zeta-Jones’ children, while the couple, have two children together, Dylan Michael (born August 8, 2000) and Carys Zeta (born April 20, 2003). In April 2011, Zeta-Jones seek for her bipolar II disorder treatment, having her check up in Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. Both couples are heavy smokers, thus, Zeta-Jones was trying to quit smoking in August 2011 by using electronic cigarettes. Zeta-Jones and Douglas, battled to give up smoking, while Douglas, was undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment for his stage IV throat cancer, which was announced on August 16, 2010. In an interview on January 11, 2011, Douglas said that his tumor was gone, and said that he lose 32 lbs in weight due to his illness and aggressive treatment. Although Douglas has described that his throat cancer is “gone”,  many doctors believe he was actually diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer. 
17)   Celine Dion (age 44) and Rene Angelil (age 71), age disparity is 26 years

Céline Dion, age 44

Céline Dion, age 44

René Angelil, age 71

René Angelil, age 71

Céline Dion and husband René Angelil, 2012

Céline Dion and husband René Angelil, 2012

Céline Marie Claudette DionCC, OO, is a Canadian singer, born March 30, 1968, born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec.  Dion began as a teen star in the French-speaking country, after  Rene Angelil, her manager and future husband mortgaged his home to finance her first recording, whom she met in 1980, when she was age 12, and Rene was age 38, after Dion and her mother sent him a demo tape of a song they had written. In 1987, they began a relationship, and was engaged in 1991. Dion and Angelil was married on December 17, 1994, at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec. Dion and Angelil renewed their wedding vows in Las Vegas on January 5, 2000, following a minor surgery to improve her chances to conceive, after deciding to use in-vitro fertilization, after years of failed attempts to conceive at a fertility clinic in New York, in May 2000. On January 25, 2001, Dion gave birth to their first son, René-Charles Angelil, and after a 6th treatment of in-vitro fertilization, husband Angelil, announced that Dion was 14 weeks pregnant with their twins in May 2010.  On October 23, 2010, Saturday, at 11:11 and 11:12 am Celine Dion, gave birth by Caesarian section to healthy fraternal twins at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. René Angélil, OO, is a Canadian singer and manager,born January 16, 1942, first married to Denyse Duquette, and both has a son named Patrick Angélil, and divorced later. In 1974, Angelil married the second time to Manon Kirouac,  singer, known for her stage name as Anne Renée , both have two children,  Jean-Pierre Angélil (born in 1974) and Anne-Marie Angélil (born in 1977). Dion is 26 years younger than husband Rene Angélil, who is suffering and undergoing treatment for his throat cancer, and the reason why Celine Dion had to lay low from her career to take care of her husband, who is now fully recovered from his cancer.
18)    Madonna (age 54) and Guy Ritchie (age 44),  age disparity is 10 years
Madonna age 54

Madonna age 54

Sean Penn age 52, 2013

Sean Penn age 52, 2013

Guy Ritchie, age 44, 2012

Guy Ritchie, age 44, 2012

Guy Ritchie and Madonna ,(September 11, 2005)

Guy Ritchie and Madonna ,(September 11, 2005)

Jesus Luz , 23 yrs old, ( image credit: tomotodas.com.br)

Jesus Luz , 23 yrs old, ( image credit: tomotodas.com.br)

Madonna and Brahim Zaibat, 24 yrs old (image credit:www.vanityfair.it)

Madonna and Brahim Zaibat, 24 yrs old (image credit:www.vanityfair.it)

Madonna Louise Ciccone , or much famously known as Madonna, born August 16, 1958, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, director, dancer and entrepreneur. In 1984, Madonna achieved her popularity after the release of Like A Virgin, and second single Material Girl.   Madonna started dating Sean Justin Penn, or better known as Sean Penn, an American actor, screenwriter and film director, born August 17, 1960, and both got married on her birthday in August 16 1985. But had a brief marriage with Penn, citing irreconcilable differences, and in December 1987, after an annulment, Madonna filed for divorce from Penn in January 1989. About those times, as the release of Madonna’s Music album, she and Guy Stuart Ritchie (born September 10, 1968) began a relationship, a film director, English screenwriter and producer, whom Madonna had met in 1999 through mutual friends Sting and Trudie Styler couple. Madonna gave birth to their son, Rocco Ritchie on August 11, 2000, followed by their wedding in December, in a ceremony in Scotland.  She also became a mother of that same year, on October 14, 1996, giving birth to Lourdes Maria (Lola) Ciccone Leon, whom Madonna had with her Cuban personal trainer, actor-comedian and lover, Carlos Manuel Leon, or simply Carlos Leon, born July 10, 1966 (age 46). Madonna and Ritchie,  adopted a Malawian baby boy named David. Ritchie and Madonna, separated on October 15 2008, and on December 15, 2008, the couple agreed to a divorce settlement with Ritchie, grant him between £50million and £60million, that includes the value of the couple’s London pub, and Wiltshire estate residence in England. Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley an English model, girlfriend (born November 28, 1981), 13 years younger, from Southend in Essex, is expecting their second child. Madonna’s (now age 52) and her new boyfriend, Brahim Zaibat, (born 1988), 24 year-old French model and dancer, spoke out about his relationship with the pop superstar, detailing how they met and what he share in common. Madonna broke up with another much younger man, Jesus Luz, 23-year old model earlier this year.
19 )  Mariah Carey (age 42) and Nick Cannon (age 33),   12 years age disparity
Mariah Carey, age 42

Mariah Carey, age 42

Mariah Carey and Tommy Mottola, 1993 (image credit:www.billboard.com)

Mariah Carey and Tommy Mottola, 1993 (image credit:www.billboard.com)

Mariah with husband Nick and twins Monroe and Moroccan (image credit:celebposts.com)

Mariah with husband Nick and twins Monroe and Moroccan (image credit:celebposts.com)

Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist, (born March 27, 1970). In 1990, Mariah made her debut album, under executive Tommy Mottola, Columbia Records. In June 5, 1993, Mariah Carey and Tommy Mottola wed in a lavish ceremony with several high profile guests including Barbra Streisand, Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan and Ozzy Osbourne.. During the recording of Butterfly album in 1997, Carey and Mottola separated, with Carey cited as way of achieving freedom, and a new phase of her life. While Carey shootingt her music video for her second single, “Bye Bye”, off coast of Antigua island, she met actor-comedian, rapper, and radio and television personality, America’s Got Talent show host, Nicholas Scott Cannon or better known as Nick Cannon, born October 8, 1980, prior to that, they initially met in 2005’s at the Billboard Music Awards, and remained friends for the years following.  After six weeks of dating, Mariah Carey (age 42) and Nick Cannon (age 33), married on April 30, 2008, at her Windermere Island private estate in The Bahamas. Mariah Carey revealed that shortly after her wedding, she had been pregnant during the 2008 World Music Awards, but had a miscarried but kept the issue in private. Carey confirmed that she and Nick Cannon is expecting their first child on October 28, 2010.  It was the couple’s third wedding anniversary ,on April 30, 2011, Carey gave birth to fraternal twins.  Nick Cannon was hospitalized on January 4, 2012 after suffering from mild kidney failure, and was again hospitalized on February 17, 2012, for blood clots in his lungs. Cannon revealed on March 5, 2013, Monday,  that he was diagnosed with a disease known as lupus nephritis, an autoimmune disease, which was the cause of his recent kidney problems.
20)   Tommy Mottolla and Thalia,  22 years age gap (with ex wife Mariah Carey, 21 years age disparity)
Tommy Mottola (image credit:www.starpulse.com)

Tommy Mottola (image credit:www.starpulse.com)

Thalía, age 41

Thalía, age 41

Thomas DanielTommyMottola is an American music executive, Universal Music Group joint venture with Casablanca Records co-owner. (born July 14, 1949) (age 63) . Mariah Carey’s ex-husband and is married to Thalia (Adriana Thalia Sodi Miranda), Mexican singer, songwriter, published author, actress, businesswoman, born August 26, 1971. Tommy Mottola is the Sony Music Entertainment head, parent of the Columbia label for almost 15 years. Mottola is best known as mentor and talent manager ofr his famous proteges like; Carly Simon, John Mellencamp, Diana Ross, in the 1980s Taylor Dayne and in the 1990s Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Anastacia and in early 2000s Jennifer Lopez, apart from Hall and Oates.  Mottola married Thalía, on December 2, 2000 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Since then Thalia and Mottola are now living in Connecticut with their daughter Sabrina Sakae and son Matthew Alejandro. Thalia was affected by an infectious disease caused by three kinds of bacteria species belonging to the genus Borrelia or better known as Lyme Disease in 2008.  The Lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks belonging to a few species of the genus “Ixodes”. Due to this disease, Thalía was prevented from promoting her Lunada album.
21)  Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez, age 43, May 2012

Jennifer Lopez, age 43, May 2012

Ojani Noa and Jlo (image credit:www lapatilla.com)

Ojani Noa and Jlo (image credit:www lapatilla.com)

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony

Casper Smart, 24 years old rumored new boyfriend of Jennifer Lopez( image credit:  wwwstarpulsecom

Casper Smart, 24 years old rumored new boyfriend of Jennifer Lopez( image credit: wwwstarpulsecom

Jennifer Lynn Lopez- Muñiz, is an American actress, singer, dancer, film producer,entrepreneur, fashion designer, and philanthropist, born July 24, 1969. Lopez’s failed marriage to actor Ojani Noa, were met with a series of lawsuits by Lopez, when Ojani Noa, attempts to sell Lopez private details and their relationship. After the separation, Lopez dated 43 -year- old Sean Combs better known by his stage names as Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, an American rapper, (born November 4, 1969). Lopez was also romantically linked with actor Ben Afleck, American film director, actor, writer, and producer, during the 2003 shooting of Gigli, considered as one of the worst films of all time, while Lopez was still married to Cris Judd (age 43), her second husband,(born August 15, 1969) is an American actor and choreographer known for his brief marriage to Jlo. Then on June 5, 2004, Lopez married long-time friend Marco Antonio Muñiz famously known as Marc Anthony. In February 22, 2008, Jennifer Lopez gave birth to twins, Emme and Maximilian. In July 2011, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez announced their separation, followed by filing for divorce on April 9, 2012.  Jennifer Lopez, is now linked to a new and younger man, 24 year-old back up dancer, Casper Smart.
22)   Marc Anthony (age 44)
Marc Anthony, age 44

Marc Anthony, age 44

Dayanara Torres, age 38, 2011

Dayanara Torres, age 38, 2011

Marc Anthony and Shannon de Lima (image credit: www.ceropolitica.com)

Marc Anthony (44) and Shannon de Lima (24) (image credit: www.ceropolitica.com)

Chloe Green, 22 years old, Marc Anthony's new girlfriend (image credit:www.hawtcelebs.com)

Chloe Green, 22 years old, Marc Anthony’s new girlfriend (image credit:www.hawtcelebs.com)

Marco Antonio Muñiz  best known as Marc Anthony, is an American actor, record producer and singer-songwriter, and top selling tropical salsa artist, (born September 16, 1968). Marc Anthony had a daughter named Ariana in 1994, from ex-girlfriend Debbie, a NYC police officer. In May 9, 2000, Marc Anthony, married Dayanara Torres Delgado better known as Dayanara Torres,, in Las Vegas, (born October 28, 1974) former Miss Universe, Puerto Rican actress, singer, model, and writer. The couple have two sons, Cristian Marcus Muñiz (February 5, 2001) and Ryan Adrian Muñiz (August 16, 2003), but their marriage faced many problem, separated in early 2002, but later reconciled and renewed their vows in December 7, 2002, in a formal ceremony at San Juan’s Cathedral in Puerto Rico. In October 2003, the rocky marriage came to an end, when Dayanara filed for divorce in January 2004. While their divorce proceedings began, Anthony was seen dating with long-time friend Jennifer Lopez  (they were friends prior to his first marriage and her second), they had briefly dated, and both married on June 5, 2004, less than a week after his divorce was finalized. In July 2011, Anthony and Lopez announced their separation, following the filing for divorce with Anthony on April 9, 2012. After the divorce with Lopez, from January 2012 until early 2013,  Anthony was in a relationship with 24 year-old Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima. The 44-year-old crooner Marc Anthony, was seen in public with much younger woman, 22 year-old Chloe Green, who is the heiress to the Topshop fashion empire. Chloe Green is the daughter of Sir Philip Green, a British businessman,and her South African mother, Tina Green, owner of Arcadia, with brother Brandon who lives in a Monaco apartment. Anthony’s ex wife, Dayanara Torres, has been linked to Amaury Nolasco, (born December 24, 1970), is a Puerto Rican actor best known for his character as Fernando Sucre, Prison Break Fox television series and Transformers.
23)   Seal(age 50) / Heidi Klum (age 39)
Seal, age 50, 2012

Seal, age 50, 2012

Heidi Klum,  39 yrs old, (2010)

Heidi Klum, 39 yrs old, (2010)

Erin Cahill age 33, (image credit:  www.fanpix.net)

Erin Cahill age 33, (image credit: www.fanpix.net)

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel better known for his stage name as simply, Seal, (born 19 February 1963), is a British soul and R&B singer-songwriter. In February 2004, Seal began dating German model Heidi Klum, shortly after she announced her pregnancy and end of relationship with Italian Renault Formula One director team, 63 year-old, Flavio Briatore. On December 23, 2004, Seal proposed to Klum in a shelter made of pile of settled snow called quinzee, he had built on a glacier in Whistler, British Columbia, following a wedding on a beach in Mexico near the home of Seal on Costa Careves, on 10 May 2005. On their annual wedding anniversary, the couple renewed their vows with their relatives and closed friends. Klum officially adopted Seal’s surname in November 2009, and legally known as Heidi Samuel. On May 5, 2004, when Heidi Klum gave birth to Helene ‘Leni’ Boshoven Klum, Briatore’s daughter, in New York City, her husband Seal, was with her side. Klum stated, that Briatore is not involved in her daughter’s life, and expressed, that “Seal is Leni’s father”.  In late 2009 Seal officially adopted Leni in 2009 and her last name was changed to Samuel. The couple have three other children: sons Henry Günther Adeola Dashtu Samuel (born September 12, 2005) and Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (born November 22,2006), and daughter Lou Sulola Samuel (born October 9, 2009). Many were stunned when Seal and Klum announced that they are separating on January 22, 2012, after almost 7 years of marriage. On April 6, 2012, Klum filed for divorce from Seal three months later, and also also requested that her name be restored to her birth name of Heidi Klum. Heidi Klum is a German-American model, TV host, fashion designer, businesswoman, television producer, and sometimes actress, (born June 1, 1973). Klum became an American citizen while maintaining her native German citizenship in 2008. Heidi Klum married stylist Ric Pipino in 1997, after almost 5 years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2002 . Klum began a relationship with Flavio Briatore. The 50 year-old British singer, Seal was rumored to have new girlfriend, the 33 year-old, Erin Jessica Cahill (born January 4, 1980) is Seal rumored new girlfriend today. Cahill is an American actress best known for her role  at Power Rangers television series as Jen Scotts.
24)    Dorothy Squires and Roger Moore  (12 years age disparity)
Roger Moore, age 85

Roger Moore, age 85

Roger Moore with wife Dorothy Squire and friends, Frankie and Stella Vaughan www.webfantastic.co.uk

Roger Moore with wife Dorothy Squire and friends, Frankie and Stella Vaughan www.webfantastic.co.uk

Roger Moore and Kristina Tholstrup (image credit: about.com)

Roger Moore and Kristina Tholstrup (image credit: about.com)

Roger Moore and Kiki Tholstrup (iamge credit:www.fanpix.net)

Roger Moore and Kiki Tholstrup (iamge credit:www.fanpix.net)

Sir Roger George Moore, KBE, is an English actor,(born 14 October 1927), best known for his role as James Bond, the British secret agent for seven James Bond films, between 1973 and 1985. Roger Moore left his first wife, skater Doorn Van Steyn (born 1922) (she was 5 year older from Moore), for Dorothy Squires, singer, who was 12 years his senior and they lived together for a short time in Dafen, Llanelli, South Wales. In 1961, while filming in Italy, he abandoned Squires (who sued him for attempted of putting back to previous ownership of conjugal rights), for Italian actress Luisa Mattioli with 9 years age disparity, (born 1936). According to Roger Moore his marriage with Steyn was often violent, and claimed Steyn once threw a teapot at him, and his marriage to Squires was also with similar situation. He the married Mattioli in 1969, after his divorces from Squires was granted. Moore has a daughter and two sons with Mattioli. In 1993, Moore and Mattioli ended this marriage. In March 10, 2002 Moore married the Danish-Swedish multi-millionaire Kristina “Kiki” Tholstrup, a former Cote d’Azur neighbor. Kristina “Kiki” Tholstrup, also a former Flight stewardess, born 1942 in Sweden, and Roger Moore, have a secret wedding held in Copenhagen Denmark, with no family members, around, only the priest and assistant as their witness.
25)   Tina Turner and Erwin Bach  ( 16 years age disparity)
Tina Turner,  age 73 taken in 2010

Tina Turner, age 73 taken in 2010

Tina Turner with Ike Turner in 1972

Tina Turner with Ike Turner in 1972

Tina Turner and Rrwin Bach (image credit: people.famouswhy.com)

Tina Turner and Rrwin Bach (image credit: people.famouswhy.com)

Anna Mae Bullock better known cy her stage name as Tina Turner,(born November 26, 1939) is an American singer, dancer, and actress, with her career that spanned for more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Tina Turner became a mother at 18, for the first time, giving birth to Craig, her son in August 1958, from Raymond Hill, King of Rhythm saxophonist. And because of this reason, giving birth out of wedlock, Tina was kick out from her home by her mother, Zelma. Following the birth of  Craig, her first child, Ike Turner,  eventually allowed Tina to move in at his home in East St. Louis, (Ike and Tina were initially friends that time). Ike was still married to Lorraine Taylor during this period. Taylor and Ike Turner separated in the late 1959 and shortly afterwards, Tina and Ike engaged in a sexual romance, much to Tina Turner’s feeling of disappointment. In 1962, Tina and Ike married in Tijuana, but after years of abuse and beating from Ike, while in Dallas, Tina left Ike in early July 1976, and later that month, Tina filed for divorce. After the divorce, Turner undergo a corrective surgery or improving appearance on her nasal septum (separating the left and right airways in the nose that divides the two nostrils) due to Ike Turner’s beatings, and remained single. After residing in Switzerland for 20 years, Tina Turner applied for Swiss citizenship in 2012, which was granted in January 2013 and renounced her American citizenship. Tina Turner met her current partner, Erwin Bach,( born January 24, 1956) a German-based music executive in 1985, while at a record label party in London. Turner and Bach began dating after a year and  remained living together since. Turner has been living in Zurich, Switzerland, in a lake house called Chateau Algonquin  since moving there in 1994. Tina Turner owns property in Los Angeles, has residences in Cologne Germany, London, and a Anna Fleur villa on the French Riviera.
Bonus:
Dinah Shore . . . Burt Reynolds 20 years gap
Burt Reynolds in 1991, age 77

Burt Reynolds in 1991, age 77

Dinah Shore, 1946 image, aged 77

Dinah Shore, 1946 image, aged 77

Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson in 1991

Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson in 1991

Burton LeonBurtReynolds, Jr. is an American actor, director and voice artist, born February 11, 1936. He was romantically linked with famous actresses like Tammy Wynette, Lucie Arnaz, Sally Field Susan Clark, Chris Evert and many more. Reynolds relationship with Dinah Shore in 1970s garnered most attention due to the fact that Shore was 20 years his senior. In 1963, Burt Reynolds was married to Judy Carne,  actress-comedienne to 1965, and from 1988 to 1993, he was married to actress Loni Anderson, with whom he adopted a son, Quinton Anderson Reynolds (born August 31, 1988). From 2003 to 2005, E!Online revealed that Reynolds dated Kate Edelman-Johnson. . Dinah Shore is an American actress, singer and television personality, born Frances Rose Shore on February 29, 1916.  Dinah Shore was married from 1943 to 1962 previously to actor George Montgomery, and both had a daughter in January 1948, named Melissa Ann, now known as Melissa Montgomery-Hime. Dinah Shore died February 24, 1994, of ovarian cancer, 5 days before her 78th birthday, in Beverly Hills, California, followed by cremation, and her ashes were divided between two memorial sites.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana (18 years age disparity)
Prince Charles, age 64, 2012

Prince Charles, age 64, 2012

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall 2012, age 65

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall 2012, age 65

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George) the heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II since 1952, and the eldest child born November 14, 1948). His major title has been His Royal Highness: The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay in Scotland and as The Duke of Cornwall in Cornwall since 1958. Prince Charles is the longest heir apparent serving in British history. His first wife was Lady Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales, (18 years younger from Charles), was born on July 1, 1961, who died at the age of 36 from a car crash in August 31, 1997. Prince Charles and Princess Diana have two sons, Prince William,(born 1982) Duke of Cambridge produced two sons, and Prince Harry of Wales born 1984. In 1996, the couple divorced after Princess Diana accused publicly, that her husband, Prince Charles is having an affair with Camilla Parker Bowles, and Charles admitted committing adultery on live television. In 2005, After a long relationship, the Prince married Camilla, who uses the title Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla Rosemary Shand, formerly Parker Bowles) born July 17,1947 (a year older to Prince Charles) and became the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. Camilla has two children from a previous marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles. Prince Charles relationship to Camilla began when they met in 1970, at a polo match, and though Camilla became one of the numerous girlfriends of Charles, he said he wanted to marry her, but then the royal courtiers has seen, that the future king is an unsuitable match with Camilla. In 1973, the engagement of Camilla and Andrew Parker Bowles made Charles heartbroken, but they remained friends. In 1986, Camilla and Charles renewed their romantic relationship, which Camilla’s husband, Andrew Parker Bowles was very much aware of the renewed affair, and reportedly gave his consent to the relationship during their marriage. The press later criticized Bowles as the “man who laid down his wife for his country”. The illicit affair became a public knowledge after a decade, and reports revealed the  intimate telephone conversation between Camilla and Charles which was recorded secretly and published the transcripts in the newspapers. Charles admitted in a television interview with Jonathan Dimbleby, that his relationship with Camilla was going on during his marriage to Diana. Following this scandal, the Camilla and Andrew Bowles announced in 1995 about their divorce, after a year, Bowles married Rosemary Pitman, his long time mistress.
Gina Lollobrigida and Javier Rigau y Rafols ( 34 years age disparity)
Gina Lollobrigida, 1991

Gina Lollobrigida, 1991

Gina Lollobrigida, 85 years old and husband, Javier Rigau y Rafols, 51 years old, (image credit: www.www.scotsman.com

Gina Lollobrigida, 85 years old and husband, Javier Rigau y Rafols, 51 years old, (image credit: www.www.scotsman.com

Gina Lollobrigida was a famous Italian actress, sculptor and photojournalist ,born July 4, 1927, and one of the European actresses who became popular iconic sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s. Lollobrigida married Mirko Skofic, in August 1947,a physician from Slovenia, and had a child they named Mirko Skofic, Jr., born in August 1948, but the couple divorced in 1971. Mirko Skofic gave up his medicine practice to manage his wife’s career as an actress. Lollobrigida was engaged to George Kaufman for a short period, a New York real estate heir in 1969. Lollobrigida also had an affair with Christian Barnard, a pioneer heart transplant in the 1960s. At age 79, she announced to iHola! Spain’s magazine in October 2006, her engagement to Javier Rigau y Rafols, (34 years her junior) a 45-year-old Spanish businessman, whom she met at a party in 1984 in Monte Carlo, and became her companion since. However, on December 6, 2006,  the engagement was called off, as a result of intense pressure from the media. Lollobrigida filed legal action against Javier Rigau y Rafols in January 2013, and claimed  that her Spanish businessman ex-boyfriend , planned a “secret wedding ceremony” in which he “married” an imposter pretending to be Gina Lollobrigida in Barcelona’s registry office, and hoped to have claim to her estate after her death, and Lollobrigida accused Rafols of fraud saying that he was able to bring to successful issue or worked out with great care a pretense to make something appear different than what is  said or agreed that is acted out because he had in the past obtained the legal right to act on her behalf. Lollobrigida stated; that Rafols convinced her to give Rafols her power of attorney, ” Rafols needed it for some legal affairs”. But Lollobrigida, was worried and have the fear that Rafols, took advantage of the fact that Lollobrigida don’t understand Spanish, and said,” Who knows what he had me sign.”

 

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