WHEN it comes to relationships, some celebs have been embracing younger lovers for years.
And looking at the list of their former partners, you can see the age gap widening each time.
Nicole Kidman was ‘only’ five years younger than Tom CruiseCredit: Rex Features
Tom Cruise, for example, married Nicole Kidman, who is only five years younger than him.
But he is 16 years older than his second wife Katie Holmes and has two decades on his Mission: Impossible co-star Hayley Atwell who he is rumoured to be dating.
There are many other famous faces who don’t mind the age gap – in fact, they’re loving it.
Yasmin Harisha looks at some of them.
Tom Cruise, here aged 42, went on to date Katie Holmes who was 16 years his junior Credit: WireImage – Getty
IN 1990, a 27-year-old Tom wed actress Nicole Kidman, then 22. The pair adopted two children before divorcing in 2001.
Four years later, aged 42, Tom began dating actress Katie Holmes, 16 years his junior.
They married in 2006, had daughter Suri, 14, and divorced in 2012.
Tom’s rumoured new squeeze is his Mission Impossible co-star, Brit actress Hayley Atwell, 38.
Tom is now rumoured to be dating Hayley Atwell, 38Credit: The Mega Agency
Kourtney Kardashian had three kids with Scott Disick, 4 years younger than her Credit: Rex Features
KOURTNEY has three kids with her ex Scott Disick, who is four years younger.
In 2016 she briefly dated model Younes Bendjima who was 14 years her junior.
She was also linked to singer Luka Sabbat, then 20, in 2018.
They split early in 2019 so Kourtney could focus on “herself”.
In 2016 she dated Younes Bendjima, a gap of 14 years Credit: Instagram
In 2018 she was linked to Luka Sabbat, then 20, who was 19 years her juniorCredit: BackGrid
Madonna married Guy Ritchie, ten years her juniorCredit: Rex Features
That gap has doubled to 36 with current boyfriend, dancer Ahlamalik Williams, 26, who is only two years older than her eldest daughter Lourdes, 24.
Madonna then had a fling with Alex Rodriguez – their age gap was 18 yearsCredit: Insight
The superstar is now with Ahlamalik Williams who is 36 years her juniorCredit: Instagram
Kate Beckinsale was married to Len Wiseman and was only two months younger than himCredit: Getty – Contributor
KATE was just two months younger than first husband Len Wiseman, a filmmaker, when they married in 2004, but the pair split in November 2015.
In 2020, she had a brief romance with US comic Pete Davidson, 21 years her junior, and were spotted in an over-the-top kiss at a basketball game.
More recently, she had a nine-month relationship with 23-year-old singer Goody Grace.
In 2020 she had a romance with Pete Davidson who is 21 years her juniorCredit: Rex Features
She was recently in a relationship with singer Goody Grace, the pair had a 24-year age gapCredit: BackGrid
Leonardo DiCaprio first dated model Kristen Zang in the 1990s – the pair were the same ageCredit: Getty – Contributor
LEO’S first high profile romance was with model Kristen Zang, who was the same age as him, in the 1990s.
He soon had his eye on younger women, dating Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, who was six years his junior, for five years until 2005.
Leo then dated Gisele Bundchen who was six years his juniorCredit: Rex Features
The actor is now dating 23-year-old model Camila MorroneCredit: Splash News
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