13 Female Celebs Who Didn’t Give Up on Love and Got Married After 40
Several female celebrities have had multiple relationships throughout their life but found true happiness only after the age of 40. Despite this, it is believed that women over 40 only have a 40% chance of getting married. This may be due to the fact that at this age, women have a clearer understanding of what they really want from their partners. Below is a list of famous women who serve as an inspiration that it is never too late to find true love and start a new chapter in life.
Heidi Klum, a well-known model, met Tom Kaulitz, the guitarist of the band Tokio Hotel, in Germany. The couple’s relationship became public after they were seen kissing while filming a TV show. On Christmas Eve in 2018, Tom proposed to Heidi, and they got married in secret the following February, when Heidi was 45 years old.
Klum is overjoyed that she has finally found a soulmate who shares her romantic nature. She shared in an interview that “It’s the first time I feel like I really have a partner to do everything with.” This statement highlights Heidi’s happiness and contentment with her relationship with Tom.
Sofia Vergara and the handsome Joe Manganiello first crossed paths in May 2014 at a Dinner. At the time, Sofia was still engaged to someone else. However, by June, she was not yet married and she began dating Joe. Six months later, on Christmas Eve, Joe proposed to Sofia and they got married in November 2015 when Sofia was 43 years old.
In 2018, actress Robin Wright secretly got married at the age of 52. Her husband is Clement Giraudet, who was 31 years old and worked as an executive director at Yves Saint Laurent fashion house. Fans found out about the wedding when Robin’s daughter posted a video on her Instagram account.
Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Johnson got married and have a double surname, Taylor-Johnson. Aaron Johnson is 23 years younger than his wife, but the age difference does not seem to bother them. Sam Taylor-Johnson also has two daughters from a previous relationship.
Barbra Streisand and James Brolin met on a blind date, and Streisand was surprised by Brolin’s appearance, which was different from what she was expecting. Despite her initial confusion, Brolin revealed that he fell in love with her at that moment. The couple got married in 1998, with Streisand being 56 years old at the time.
Joan Collins married Percy Gibson when she was 68 and he was 37, a 31-year age difference. They met in 2000 when Collins was appearing in a play managed by Gibson’s theatre company, and they tied the know two years later. The couple has been happily married for 20 years.
Yes, that is correct. Vanessa Williams met Jim Skrip, a businessman, during her vacation in Egypt, and was attracted to him because of his T-shirt with the name of her mother’s hometown, Buffalo. They had a conversation about their common roots, had lunch together, and have been inseparable ever since. Williams and Skrip got married in 2015 when the former Miss America was 52 years old.
Tina Turner encountered Erwin Bach, a German music executive, at Düsseldorf airport in 1986. He was there on behalf of her record label, and she fell in love with him at first sight, although he was 16 years younger. They started as friends but began dating a few months later. After 27 years of a romantic relationship, they tied the knot in July 2013 in Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Zurich with Turner being 73 years old.
Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford’s love story started at the Golden Globe Awards in January 2002. After that event, they began dating and eight years later, they got married. Flockhart was 45 years old at the time and Ford was 67. The couple attributes their strong bond to their shared sense of humor, with Flockhart stating that “humor is everything” to her and that she and Ford share a lot of laughs.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk’s romantic journey started in 2010 when they met on the set of the Glee series. They officially announced their relationship in April 2015 and got married in September 2018 when Paltrow was 46 years old. According to the actress, their relationship has been so strong and romantic that it feels like they are still in the honeymoon phase.
Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich’s relationship started when they worked together on the film The Myth of Fingerprints in 1996. During their relationship, they had two children, a son and a daughter. After many years together, they finally tied the knot in 2003 when the actress was 42 years old.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s relationship started in 2007 when they met at a Super Bowl party. It took four months for rumors to start circulating that the NBA player was secretly dating Union. The rumors were confirmed in 2010 when the couple was photographed together. In 2012, the couple publicly admitted their feelings for each other and the possibility of marriage. They finally tied the knot in 2014 when Union was almost 42 years old.
Lopez and Affleck dated from mid-2002 to early 2004. They became engaged in November 2002, but their planned wedding for September 14, 2003, was called off just four days before the event due to overwhelming media attention.
In the spring of 2021, rumours started to circulate that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck had reignited their romance. Three months later, the actress and singer confirmed the news publicly. The loving couple eventually tied the knot in Las Vegas, when JLo was 52 and Affleck 49.
Do you know of other celebs who found their other half after the age of forty?