1. Peter Stringfellow and Bella Right
Age gap: 43 years
The naughty nightclub owner’s latest squeeze is a 22-year-old former ballerina, but what exactly attracts her to the 65-year-old? Could it be his leopard-print suits, ’70s mullet or is it the large amounts of cash? Answers on a postcard…
2. Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn
Age gap: 35 years
Relationships don’t get much more controversial than this! Soon-Yi Previn was the adopted daughter of Woody Allen’s lover, Mia Farrow. In 1992, Mia discovered Woody had been taking naked pictures of Soon-Yi, then 21. Woody split from Mia and began dating Soon-Yi and the pair got married five years later in Venice.
3. Billy Joel and Kate Lee
Age gap: 32 years
The singer, 55, tied the knot for the third time with recent graduate and restaurant correspondent, Kate Lee, 23, in October last year.
4. Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster
Age gap: 26 years
Throughout the decades, Rod’s ladies have changed, but they’ve always been young, blonde and model-like. Despite turning 60 this year, the ageing rocker shows no signs of slowing down. He is currently engaged to the gorgeous Penny Lancaster, 34
5. Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas
Age gap: 25 years
Despite having a 25-year age gap between them, Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas seem to have one of the most solid marriages in Hollywood. The pair wed in 2000 and have two children, Dylan Michael and Carys Zeta.
6. Donald Trump and Melania Knauss
Age gap: 24 years
America’s most famous businessman married the Slovenian model earlier this year in Palm Beach, Florida. Donald, 58, met Melania, 34, six years ago at a fashion event. The entrepreneur said of his bride: ‘When we walk into a restaurant, I watch grown men weep’.
7. Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford
Age gap: 22 years
The Indiana Jones star may be getting older, but he certainly hasn’t lost any sex appeal! We can see why Calista, 40, doesn’t mind the 22-year age gap between her and the actor.
8. Ralph Fiennes and Francesca Annis
Age gap: 19 years
The gorgeous Maid In Manhattan actor, 41, ended his two-year marriage to ER actress Alex Kingston, 41, to be with Francesca Annis, 60. Ralph met Francesca nine years ago on the set of Hamlet, when she played his mother!
9. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Age gap: 16 years
It’s not often that the gossip columns are taken by surprise, but last week Tom Cruise, 42, and Katie Holmes, 26, managed to do just that when they announced they were dating. Tom Cruise said: ‘She’s such an extraordinary woman… It’s beautiful. I feel really happy. I’m more than enamoured.’ Katie admitted she has had a crush on the Top Gun star since she was a little girl.
10. Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher
Age gap: 15 years
She was queen of the Brat Pack in the 80s, his career didn’t even start until a few years back. Demi and Ashton shook up the celebrity world when it became apparent they were an item. A fairly big gap of 15 years meant they’ve certainly had tongues wagging but it looks like this one is for good after the couple recently tied the knot in a private ceremony.
11. Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz
Age gap: 9.5 years
Hollywood’s hottest couple have been together for two years and, after getting engaged at New Year, they are allegedly getting ready to walk down the aisle together this summer. The pair split up last year after Cameron, 32, worried about the age gap between her and Justin, 24, but obviously Mr Trousersnake convinced her otherwise.
12. Madonna and Guy Ritchie
Age gap: 9 years
The Material Girl, 45, has been married to her film-director husband, 36, for three-and-a-half years. They have a son, Rocco, and Madonna has a daughter, Lourdes, from her previous relationship with fitness trainer Carlos Leon.