Many people like to stick to the famous quote “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” While some might see work as a source of income, others enjoy every bit of it. Your age doesn’t define your success, and it should never be a barrier to pursuing the passion. This 91-year-old barber is a true example of it all.
In the past, experts advised dividing your age by two and adding seven to get the minimum acceptable age of a partner. Now, they say that this formula is outdated. Each individual couple is unique, so that the age difference can vary. We found stories of people with firsthand experience of relationships where one partner is significantly older than the other.
No matter which doctor you ask, they will say that physical activity later in life can help prevent or delay many health problems. That’s why they advise on 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise or 2 days a week of muscle strengthening. Peggy Konzack, who is a 102-year-old woman from Oregon seems to have fully realized this reality. And her life should be an inspiration to all of us who keep making excuses when it comes to physical activity.
Sophia Loren, a true icon of the silver screen, has captivated audiences worldwide with her remarkable talent and timeless beauty. As a five-time Golden Globe-winning actress, she has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Even at the age of 88, Loren continues to exude a youthful spirit and energy that transcends time.
87-year-old Sandra Bellew worked for nearly 55 years as a crossing guard for Missouri’s Independence School District, ensuring children’s safety. Now, after half a century of helping multiple generations cross the road safely, she is retiring, and she received a loving goodbye from students who were sad to see her go.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, 75, recently opened up about his longtime friend Bruce Willis’ departure from the acting scene, breaking his silence during the promotion of his latest Netflix series, Fubar. Reflecting on their shared history, Schwarzenegger fondly reminisced about their past achievements and experiences together in the industry.
This wonderful couple has a significant 47-year age difference, and they’re showing us all that love knows no limits. Their heartwarming story reminds us that love doesn’t care about things like age gaps or money—it’s all about genuine emotions. They prove that true love can overcome any obstacle, and their story is truly inspiring.
Betty Reid Soskin, the National Park Service’s oldest active ranger, has recently bid farewell to a remarkable career. At the impressive age of 100, Soskin’s retirement marks the end of an era defined by unwavering commitment, historic preservation, and tireless advocacy. As we reflect on her extraordinary contributions, we celebrate the life and legacy of Betty Reid Soskin.
A Japanese couple in their 60s, with gray hair and a 43-year marriage under their belt, have amassed nearly 900k followers on Instagram by donning matching outfits every day. They posted their first photo in 2016, and since then, they have become an internet sensation. Their coordinated ensembles, often featuring vibrant plaid patterns and eye-catching primary colors, consistently capture the admiration of their growing audience.
This is the kind of love we want in our lives and we won’t settle for less. We know it’s not easy to find something like this, but Bruna de Sousa sure did it. Just at the moment when life seemed to turn against her, her husband was there to take care of her. It’s admirable everything he’s done!
About 30 years ago, Cameron Diaz became super famous, with everyone admiring her acting skills and stunning looks. However, at that time, the actress had no idea how soon the movie industry would begin to impose its beauty standards and tough requirements on her. But Cameron decided not to play in this game. And her story is truly admirable.
Daryl Holmes might be 72 years old, but he’s still full of life. After realizing he had too much free time in retirement, he chose to pursue a career as a McDonald’s employee. He’s now a local icon and wants to inspire other people.
Being a mother is a lot of responsibility and, honestly, a difficult job. Some women flatly decide not to bring any child into the world, and they have some solid reasons to think that way. However, there are also some who, even reluctantly, decide to go for it. And that changed their lives forever.
Age-gap relationships are on the rise in modern society, and even celebrities are embracing them. Examples of these couples include Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva, who have a staggering 34-year age difference, and Lionel Richie and Lisa Parigi, who have a 40-year age gap. These high-profile couples prove that love knows no (age) bounds and that age should not be a hindrance to finding happiness with a partner, regardless of public scrutiny or criticism.
Cameron Diaz, the beloved actress who retired from acting in 2014, recently surprised her fans by returning to the big screen after nearly a decade. However, despite her love for acting, Diaz has stated that her role as a mother takes priority over her Hollywood fame. As a result, it is likely that she will retire again, and this time, for good.
Chuck Norris, 83, was enjoying his retirement with his family when the big news hit. The actor discovered that he had a love child after 26 years, and he’s accepting her with open arms despite not having known about her earlier. Read on to learn the whole story.
Morgan Freeman is one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood. He is mainly known for his signature voice, calm demeanor, and unconditional love for his fans. Yet, if you meet him on the street and ask him for a selfie, you will find out he doesn’t like doing that. He finds his way of pleasing and surprising his fans, which extends beyond acting.
Michelle Yeoh is proving that older people are capable of greatness because age doesn’t mean anything if we still have a passion for our craft. The 60-year-old actress, who has made history by becoming the first Asian Best Actress Oscar Nominee, has opened up about having to struggle in an industry where the roles became smaller just because she got older. We’re amazed by Yeoh’s strength. It shows us we should never give up on our dreams.
Named the most famous wrestler of all time in 2008, Hulk Hogan is one the biggest and most respected legends of WWE. And recently, another WWE retired champion, Kurt Angle, has made claims that Hogan “has to use his cane to walk around.” Hogan himself has yet to comment on these claims made by his friend, and we wish with all of our hearts that he is doing well.
After a certain age, every person deserves to retire if they want to, but, unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to have that option. And at the age of 82, Butch Marion was still working about 30 hours per week to support himself. However, thanks to a stranger’s big heart and kindness, Mr. Marion is finally able to rest after having worked for 71 years of his life.
Millions of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, far past the age of 65, and do so until the last day of their lives. A woman named Nola, who was working at a local Walmart, was dealing with this scenario until one guy made the decision to lend her a helping hand. And as it turns out, sometimes tiny good deeds lead to big changes.
When it comes to talking about Bruce Willis, it’s hard for us to find all the right words to thank him for his legacy. But today, we want to take a look at his difficult childhood. Willis does his best to provide his children with the kind of happy, carefree childhood he never had. And what’s most precious is that he’s doing everything for his kids despite the hardships he’s facing now.
When the Back to the Future movie script was pitched to producers, it was rejected 40 times before Universal decided it had potential. The iconic time-traveling on and off-screen couple, Michael J. Fox, 61, and Christopher Lloyd, 83, worked together on the trilogy for the first time in 1985. This year, the duo reunited, and fans were in tears at the emotional event. Some friendships come naturally and overcome anything — here’s how Fox and Lloyd showed us that through anything, being there for each other is the biggest gift we can give to another human.
With a career spanning over 3 decades and many iconic roles, Sandra Bullock has managed to charm all of us. And although her latest movie, The Lost City, was a massive box office hit, this might just be the perfect time to rewatch your favorite movies of hers. At 57 years old, Sandra Bullock has announced her temporary retirement from acting.
According to surveys from different countries, only 2% of actors can make a living from acting and the other 98% are unemployed. Now imagine being part of that 2% of actors in your 20s but being overlooked by casting directors in your 40s. That would take a toll on anyone’s self-confidence.We at Bright Side wanted to tell you all about the celebrities that have talked about their struggles with getting old in the industry and retirement, and what they’ve learned in the process.
It’s no secret that many great movies start out as books. Some captivate and get you gripped to such a point that you might be reading for hours on end without even noticing the time. When you’re gripped, you get in a zone; that’s when you know you’ve got a great book in your hands! We at Bright Side are big book nerds, and today, we’ve gathered a list of 20 books that will get you so addicted that you will finish them in no time. Let’s get straight to it!
For some people, having a child is a logical step in life. However, many others think life can be just as beautiful without kids. Of course, being a topic with such divided opinions, people who don’t want to bring kids into this world often receive unwanted comments because of their decision.
Let’s admit it, we all miss Cameron Diaz in the movies. She was audiences’ favorite ever since she appeared in legendary comedies and dramas in the 90s and 2000s. In addition to her acting talent and charisma, another reasons everyone has always liked her so much is that even when she was in a full movie star mode, Diaz remained down-to-earth, caring, and humble.
A study from a few years ago has found that the average person will watch around 5,000 movies in their lifetime. Which means that on average we spend almost a year watching movies, and this doesn’t even include the time we spend on TV series. So it’s understandable if we care about our favorite actors and await their new releases. But some of them have decided to quit acting for good and focus on other projects instead.
Becoming a Hollywood star is not easy, and for many people it might be a dream come true. But some actors and actresses who’ve already experienced those waters realized that fame is not all that matters in life but rather health, family, and peace of mind.
The 87-year-old Oscar-winning actress, Dame Judi Dench, has been in the spotlight for 65 years, and as it seems, she doesn’t plan to retire anytime soon. But despite her busy life and fruitful career, Dench always managed to find time for love, both in her youth and at the age of 76.
In 2020, the estimated expected career duration for women was 33.2 years while for men it was 38 years. But, for some actors and actresses, 38 years doesn’t seem to be enough, and they decide to keep working for as long as they can stay relevant. And a few of them even kept their careers in bloom for more than 80 years.
For some, age is just a number in your head. And these celebrities prove it by doing things that surprise their fans. Like going to space, at the age of 90 or taking on a strenuous action role aged 67. While aging is inevitable, they prove that it does not have to hold you back.
Cameron Diaz once said that she was not going to have a family and children just because they were expected of her. Then she got married, welcomed her first baby at the age of 47, and pretty much retired from acting. Other big stars, like Celine Dion and Freddie Prinze Jr., also chose to be at home with their families instead of being on stage or the silver screen.