Famous Men Who Married Older Women
A list of famous men who married older women. 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. They divorced in 2013. This was Kutcher’s first marriage and Moore’s third. Moore’s second husband was Die Hard actor Bruce Willis.
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.
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 10 years younger than Kutcher.
In 2015, Kutcher married his former That ’70s Show co-star Mila Kunis. The couple has two children.
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.
Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle, best know for Suits, in May 2018. She was 36 and he was 33. Markle had previously been married to actor and producer Trevor Engelson, but they divorced in 2013 after seven years of marriage.
Nick Cannon married Mariah Carey in 2008, when he was 28 and she was 40. 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 divorced in 2016. In 2017, former Miss Universe contestant Brittany Bell gave birth to Cannon’s son.
Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade married actress Gabrielle Union in 2014, when he was 32 and she was almost 42. Before that, Union was married to NFL player Chris Howard from 2001-2006, and Wade was married to his high school sweetheart from 2002 until 2010.
Director Guy Ritchie married Madonna on December 22, 2000, when he was 32 and she was 42. Their son, Rocco, was born in August 2000, and they adopted David in 2008. The couple divorced that year. This was Ritchie’s first marriage. Madonna was previously married to Sean Penn from 1985-1989, and has two other children, born 1996 and 2006. In 2015, Ritchie married Jacqui Ainsley, with whom he has three children, born 2011, 2012, and 2014.
Roger Moore married singer Dorothy Squires in 1953, when he was 26 and she was 38. After a tumultuous relationship and an affair with an Italian actress, the couple divorced in 1968. Moore was previously married to Doorn van Steyn from 1946–1953. He later married Luisa Mattioli (1969–1996) and Kristina Tholstrup to whom he is still married today.
Kick-Ass star Aaron Johnson married Sam Taylor-Wood in 2012, when he was 21 and she was 44. By the time of their marriage, the couple had two children, born in 2010 and 2012. Taylor-Wood was previously married to Jay Jopling and has two older children, born 1995 and 2007.
Jonathan Plummer married author Terry McMillan in 1998, when he was 24 and she was 47. The younger man was the inspiration for the love interest of her novel How Stella Got Her Groove Back. The couple divorced in 2005 after Plummer came out as gay.
Taran Noah Smith
Child star Taran Noah Smith married Heidi Van Pelt in 2001, when he was 17 and she was 33. The couple ran a vegan and organic restaurant called Playfood in 2005, but filed for divorce in 2007.