Are you attracted to someone who is older than you? Will you still choose her if you are 31 years her junior? While most men prefer younger women, it does not apply to all. Some men do get attracted to older women.
Here are 20 of the female celebrities who captured the heart of younger men. Some of them did not last long, though.
Eva Mendes, 6 years gap with Ryan Gosling
They started dating in 2011 after they became co-stars in the movie “The Place Beyond the Pines”. In 2014, Mendes gave birth to their baby girl named Esmeralda. Their youngest daughter, Amanda Lee, was born later on early 2016.
Demi Moore, 15 years gap with Ashton Kutcher
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Age does not really matter for Mandy Moore and Ashton Kutcher who married two years after they first met in 2003. But in 2012, Moore filed for a divorce which was finalized in the following next year. Though the relationship didn’t work out, the two founded an international human rights organization against child sexual slavery.
Gabrielle Union, 10 years gap with Dwayne Wade
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The “Bring It On” actress Gabrielle Union wins over the heart of the NBA star Dwayne Wade despite the 10 years gap. The two got married in 2014.
Deborra-Lee Furness, 12 years gap with Hugh Jackman
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Furness and Jackman married in 1996. Thanks to the Australian TV show Correlli which is where they first met.
Jennifer Lopez, 17 years gap with Casper Smart
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The 17 years gap between Lopez and Smart may be one reason for their on-and-off relationship. But, in August of 2015, they officially called it off.
Madonna, 29 years gap with Timor Steffens
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The couple got into a relationship that lasted for three years. This is no longer new for Madonna who had been into dating younger men.
Sam Taylor-Johnson, 23 years gap with Aaron Johnson
The “Fifty Shades of Grey” director, who was then 42, became a true winner when she married the 18-year old Aaron Johnson. Despite their age gap, they managed their relationship well and that resulted with their two beautiful daughters named Wylda Rae and Romy Hero.
Susan Sarandon, 31 years gap with Jonathan Bricklin
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Susan Sarandon had been dating different men in the past including David Bowie and French filmmaker Franco Amurri. But after failed long term relationships, Sarandon began dating Jonathan Bricklin who is 31 years younger than her.
Halle Berry, 9 years gap with Gabriel Aubry
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In November 2005, Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry started dating after a Versace photoshoot. They were blessed with a daughter named Nahla Aubry. But in 2010, the couple went on their separate ways.
Sandra Bullock, 16 years gap with Ryan Gosling
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A 16-year gap between Bullock and Gosling started a scandal which shocked the fans of the Miss Congeniality in 2002. But as you may have guessed if you are following this list, the relationship just didn’t work for the two.
Mira Sorvino, 14 years gap with Christopher Backus
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Mira Sorvino did not wait too much in her relationship with Christopher Backus. They married in less than a year after they first met back in 2003 in a charades party.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 10 years gap with Liam Payne
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One Direction fans became broken hearted when Liam Payne started dating Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. The singer is 10 years older than Payne. The couple are now currently at the center of pregnancy rumors.
Mariah Carey, 10 years gap with Nick Cannon
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Carey and Cannon got married in 2008. The couple welcomed their twins three years after their marriage. However, in 2014, Cannon filed for a divorce with Carey.
Amy Schumer, 5 years gap with Ben Hanish
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Author and comedian Amy Schumer dated and moved in together with furniture designer Ben Hanisch. Schumer also revealed that she already met Hanisch’s parents. Amy Schumer wrote the book The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo.
Vivica A. Fox, 11 years gap with 50 Cent
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Back in 2003, Vivica A. Fox dated the American rapper 50 Cent who is 11 years younger than her.
Shakira, 10 years gap with Gerard Pique
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Age (and height) did not matter for the singer Shakira and Spanish professional footballer Gerard Pique. Despite the 10 years age gap, they are happily married for six years with their two sons. By the way, Pique is 6’4” while Shakira is 4’11”.
Cameron Diaz, 9 years gap with Justin Timberlake
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Diaz and Timberlake dated for four years shortly after meeting at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. But fate had other plans with their relationship. Today, Timberlake is married to Jessica Biel while Diaz married to Benji Madden.
Julianne Moore, 9 years gap with Bart Freundlich
Academy Award winning actress also won the heart of director Bart Freundlich. The director is 9 years younger than Moore. They now have two children.
Cameron Diaz, 7 years gap with Benji Madden
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In January 2015, Cameron Diaz put an end to her searching for a lifetime partner when she settled down with rock star Benji Madden.
Katie Couric, 6 years gap with John Molner
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Successful journalist Katie Couric married John Molner in 2014 after dating for only two years.