11 Celebrity Couples Who Stay Together Despite All Nay-Sayers
They say true love can overcome all difficulties. No big age gap, unequal status in society, or life trial matters when people truly love each other.
The heroes of this Bright Side article are really lucky. They found love despite their circumstances, and their stories inspire others today.
David Mills and Judi Dench
In 2001, Judi Dench lost her husband she had been with for 30 years. After this tragedy, the actress remained alone for a long time and said that she didn’t desire to meet anyone else.
However, at the age of 76, she found new love in a then-67-year-old conservationist, David Mills. The couple has been together for 10 years and are thinking about getting married.
P!nk and Carey Hart
P!nk and motocross racer Carey Hart have been together for more than 20 years. The couple has been through ups and downs during this time. In 2008, they got separated, but overcame this crisis with the help of marriage counseling. Eventually, they got back together and became the happy parents of their daughter, Willow, and son, Jameson.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Jeanne Cadieu
41-year-old Jake Gyllenhaal and 25-year-old French model Jeanne Cadieu were first linked in 2018. Despite their significant age gap, they are very happy together.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez
The story of Bennifer began in 2001 during the filming of Gigli. And in 2002, the couple’s passionate affair started. They were in a relationship for 2 years and even set a wedding date, but they announced that they postponed the ceremony for an unknown period of time just a few days before the wedding.
However, J.vLo and Ben Affleck decided to try again 17 years later, and they got engaged for the second time in 2022. We hope they’ll finish what they started.
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor first met in 1999 during the filming of a TV show. A year later, they got married and lived happily until 2017.
At the time, it became known that they had separated. But it seems that they are meant for each other. A few years after their separation, they managed to find common ground and reconcile.
Stella Arroyave and Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins met his future wife, Stella Arroyave, in 2001 in an antique shop where she worked. The actor was looking for some furniture for his house and found his significant other.
Hopkins was immediately impressed by Arroyave. She conquered his heart with her cheerfulness and liveliness. 2 years later, they got married and haven’t been apart since. Currently, the actor is 84, and Arroyave is 66.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have been together since 2007. They look like a very harmonious couple despite their ups and downs. But in 2019, Justin was seen holding hands with his co-star, Alisha Wainwright.
The photos spread like wildfire through the Internet, and Timberlake was accused of cheating. The singer didn’t deny these allegations but confirmed that it was him in the photos, however, there was nothing going on between him and his colleague. Eventually, he publicly apologized to his wife, and she forgave him. 8 months later, the spouses became parents of a second child.
Christina Sandera and Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood doesn’t think it’s a problem that he and his significant other, Christina Sandera, have a 33-year age gap. By the way, she used to work as a hostess in one of the venues Eastwood owned.
Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage
In February 2021, Nicolas Cage married for the fifth time. Riko Shibata, who is 31 years his junior, became his wife. This is just another example of how a big age gap doesn’t have to stop a marriage from being a happy one.
Emma Krokdal and Dolph Lundgren
Dolph Lundgren began to date his personal fitness trainer in 2019. He’s 64, and she’s 25, but this age gap didn’t prevent them from finding common ground. The couple announced their engagement in the summer of 2021.
Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka
Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka have known each other for many years, but they felt a spark in 2016. The singer had just ended her engagement with James Packer and was single.
Since then, Carey and Tanaka have never been apart. The singer is 53 now, and her boyfriend is 38. But we already know that age is just a number.
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