Female Celebs Who Dated or Married Younger Men

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Female Celebs Who Dated Or Married Younger Men

There’s nothing holding these famous women back from going after what they want. From Olivia Wilde to recently married Bo Derek, check out the famous ladies who dated younger men.

Don’t call them cougars, call these women who’ve dated younger men exactly what they are: heroes! Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Mariah Carey, 51, have known for years what so many women are figuring out now — that there’s no need to limit yourself to just one age range. Women have every right to pursue someone young and hot, like men have been for centuries. And these women have totally recognized that at some point in their love lives:

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Bo Derek, 64, & John Corbett, 60

Bo Derek, 64, and John Corbett, 60, struck up their romance nearly 19 years ago — finally tying the knot in 2020 after years of saying it was unlikely. The 'Sex and the City' actor revealed the big news during an appearance on 'The Talk' that aired on Aug. 3. “Jerry, I can’t believe that I forgot to tell you that around Christmas time we got married. Bo and I got married!” John revealed to host Jerry O’Connell, revealing the two have been husband and wife for nearly eight months!

“You know, we’re pretty private people. We didn’t make an announcement. All our friends and family knew but, this is the first time either one of us has said anything publicly about it because really we haven’t had an opportunity,” he said. “After 20 years, we decided to get married. We didn’t want 2020 to be that thing that everybody looks back at and hated … let’s get one nice this out of it.” The longtime couple share a four-year age difference.

Related: John Corbett & Bo Derek: See Photos Of The Famous Married Couple

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Kourtney Kardashian, 42, & Younes Bendjima, 27

Kourtney Kardashian can get it! After being with Scott Disick, 38, for nine years, she was linked to a few younger men. She was rumored to be hooking up with Justin Bieber, 26, for some time, and while that romance remains unconfirmed, Kourt did have a relationship with French model Younes Bendjima. Their chemistry was on fire during their romance, but apparently the age difference was causing them problems. The two went their separate ways after the 2019 holidays.

Related: Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker: See Their Cutest Photos Together


Cheryl, 38, & Liam Payne, 28

Cheryl‘s a legendary British pop star who recognized greatness in another one when he was just a teenager. Yes, Cheryl was a judge on 'X Factor' when Liam Payne rolled through with One Direction, helping put the wheels in motion to make 1D a worldwide phenomenon. Years later, Cheryl and Liam reconnected. They were engaged and welcomed their son, Bear Payne, in March 2017. Sadly, they split in 2018.

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Gabrielle Union, 48, & Dwyane Wade, 39

A happy example on this list! Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade got married in 2014 after dating since 2009, and they’re hopelessly in love. The couple welcomed their baby girl, Kaavia, via surrogate in 2018. And the two simply gush about one another on social media.

Related: Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union — See Photos Of The Couple

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Demi Moore, 58, & Ashton Kutcher, 43

At one point, Demi More and Ashton Kutcher were THE hot Hollywood couple, and yes, their relationship was considered scandalous. This wasn’t a fling with some boy toy; Demi and Ashton were married for eight years, and he was a doting stepfather to her kids — even if Rumer Willis was only 10 years younger than him. Their relationship, sadly, unraveled and in 2013 they divorced. Demi opened up about her marriage to Ashton in her memoir, 'Inside Out.'

Related: ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Cast Then & Now: See Demi Moore & Other Brat Packers 36 Years Later

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Mariah Carey, 51, & Nick Cannon, 41

Mariah Carey had an epic love story with Nick Cannon. Somehow, one of the biggest pop divas married and had kids with a former Nickelodeon star and the host of 'Wild N’ Out.' Weird, right? Opposites attract, until they don’t; Mariah and Nick officially divorced in 2016 after a long period of separation.

RelatedMariah Carey Through The Years — PICS

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Sam Taylor-Johnson, 53, & Aaron Taylor Johnson, 30

This is by far the largest age difference on the list. Sam Taylor Johnson, an acclaimed director, is a whopping 23 years older than her husband, actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The couple have spoken out about the age difference plenty of times, only affirming that they love each other. They also share two daughters together. Take that, haters!

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Lisa Bonet,53, & Jason Momoa, 42

Lisa Bonet is 12 years older than husband Jason Momoa, but the two have enjoyed four years of wedded bliss so far. They are Hollywood’s favorite blended family, with Lisa’s ex, Lenny Kravitz, having a great relationship with Jason, as does their daughter, Zoe Kravitz. 

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Jennifer Lopez, 51, & Casper Smart, 33

There’s 18 years between former couple Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart. They had an on-again, off-again relationship that lasted for five years! At the time, Casper was one of J. Lo’s backup dancers, and the two took their relationship to a new level when they started dating in 2011. The pair eventually went their separate ways in 2016, when rumors began that she was seeing rapper Drake. Now, the “On The Floor” singer is half of one of Hollywood’s hottest couples, as Bennifer is back on! 


Kate Beckinsale, 48, & Goody Grace, 24

Kate Beckinsale and Goody Grace were such a cute couple. The pair started dating in 2020 during Los Angeles lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. While they were seen out and about, at times, the pair were very private and rarely shared social media posts featuring each other. Sadly, the two just split, with Kate deleting the couple’s pics on her Instagram page. Kate has previously dated younger men like Pete Davidson, 27, too.

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Kate Beckinsale, 48, and Pete Davidson, 27

Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson had an over 20-year age difference, but that didn't stop them from enjoying an electric romance. The pair split in 2019, but not before they showed off their love for all to see, like at a New York Rangers game in March 2019. 


Cameron Diaz, 49, & Benji Madden, 42

Sixteen years ago, would hearing that the guy from Good Charlotte was married to one of the stars of 'Charlie’s Angels' make any sense to you? Hey, the heart wants what it wants! Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden got married in 2015, and they’re so in love. In early 2020, the couple revealed that they welcomed their first child together — daughter Raddix.

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Halle Berry, 55, & Gabriel Aubry, 45

Halle Berry has absolutely no problem dating younger men. One of Halle’s former partners, model Gabriel Aubry, is 10 years her junior. She was in a relationship with the incredibly handsome French Canadian model for five years, and he is the father of her daughter, Nahla Aubry. That relationship went sour, but it was sweet while it lasted.

This article originally appeared on Hollywood Life and is syndicated by Cheapism.