Hollywood Couples With Big Age Differences

Admit it, there’s a certain degree of queasiness that you feel for couples who have a big age gap. There’s just something about a 20-year age gap, say, that makes the relationship seem so transactional. The fact remains, however, is that if there’s any place in society where an age gap between intimately entangled people is the norm, it is Hollywood, where the sky is literally the limit to how big an age difference between two people in a relationship can be. So, for sheer entertainment’s sake, we’ve scoured the internet to make this roundup of the most famous Hollywood couples with the biggest age differences. Read on!

Matthew McConaughey, 50, and Camila Alves, 37—13 year difference

Matthew McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas. He had planned to attend law school after graduation from college,but he realized he was not interested in becoming a lawyer. Camila Alves was born on January 28, 1982 in Brazil and raised there until the age of 15. At 15, Alves moved to Los Angeles to visit her aunt and decided to stay. After working there for four years as a house-cleaner and waitress, she became fluent in English and decided to make the United States her home.

These two met in 2006 when McConaughey was nearing his 40s and Alves was a mere 24-years-old. They fell got together, fell in love, and eventually had 3 children together. For one interview, McConaughey shared that he felt he was already past his peak and didn’t expect to have children when he met Alves. McConaughey said he wasn’t exactly searching for a partner when he saw Alves but was blown away by her beauty. Well, credit to both of them for sticking together for all these years despite the material entanglements of Hollywood.