See how many years these star couples have between them
Days after Mel Gibson’s wife of 28 years, Robyn, filed for divorce in April, 24-year-old Russian pop singer Oksana Pochepa came forth, claiming that she had a romantic relationship with the 53-year-old actor and has now fallen in love. The two met last summer when Pochepa was hired to compose a song for Gibson’s upcoming film. “This is serious and I hope that our union will be real and strong and long-lasting,” Pochepa told Britain’s The Sun newspaper.
Piano man Billy Joel, 59, married third wife, celebrity chef Katie Lee Joel, 27, in 2004. In April, the couple made headlines when Katie Lee was photographed cozying up to fashion designer Yigal Azrouel on a dance floor. The chef took to her Twitter page to debunk the rumors, calling them “mean-spirited and untrue,” adding “Yigal is a friend of my husband and me.”
Madonna, 49, and Guy Ritchie, 39, (at the Revolver screening in New York City Dec. 2, 2007) got married at Scotland’s Skibo Castle in Dec. 2000. They filed for divorce in 2008.
Tom Cruise, 45, and Katie Holmes, 29, (at the Madonna and Gucci Host “A Night To Benefit Raising Malawi and Unicef” in New York City Feb. 6) tied the knot at a castle in Bracciano, Italy.
Angelina Jolie, 32, and Brad Pitt, 44, (showing off the baby bump at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, Feb. 23) have said they’ll “consider tying the knot when everyone else in the country who wants to be married is legally able.”
Donald Trump’s sex Marla Maples, 44, and former Bachelor Andy Baldwin, 31, went public with their romance while ice skating at the Trump Wollman Rink in New York’s Central Park Dec. 30, 2007. They split in May 2008.
Reese Witherspoon, 32, met current beau Jake Gyllenhaal, 27, (at a press conference in Rome Oct. 21, 2007), while filming their flick Rendition. They didn’t appear publicly as a couple until Witherspoon’s divorce from ex Ryan Phillippe became finalized in October.
Beyonce, 26, and Jay-Z, 38, (at the Grammy’s in L.A. Feb. 10) have collaborated on hits “Bonnie & Clyde,” “Crazy in Love,” “That’s How You Like It, “Deja Vu” and “Upgrade U.”
T.R. Knight, 35, and Mark Cornelson, 19, debuted their relationship at the 16th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California, Feb. 24.
Milo Ventimiglia, 30, revealed his crush to his Heroes co-star Hayden Panettiere, 18, (at the Governor’s Ball following the Emmy’s in L.A. Sept. 16), “the minute she broke up with Stephen Colletti,” a source close to the actress tells Us. The pair called it quits in February.
Scarlett Johansson, 23, went to Vancouver last September – the hometown of husband Ryan Reynolds, 31.
Demi Moore, 45, and Ashton Kutcher, 30, (at the Hollywood Domino Tournament hosted by De Grisogono at the Beverly HIlls Hotel on Feb. 21) tied the knot in Sept. 2005.
When Michael Douglas, 63, met wife Catherine Zeta Jones, 38, (at the 9th annual Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf tournament April 29, 2007), he said, “I’d like to father your children.” They now have two: Dylan Michael, 7, and Carys Zeta, 4.
90210 alum Brian Austin Green, 34, and actress Megan Fox, 21, (at Maxim’s 8th Annual Hot 100 Party May 16, 2007) became engaged in 2007, but split two years later.
Calista Flockhart, 43, and Harrison Ford, 65, (at the 16th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party in West Hollywood, California, March 9) met at the 2002 Golden Globes. “I’m in love,” Ford has said. The pair became engaged over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009.
Kim Cattrall, 51, and Canadian Chef Alan Wyse, 28, (at the opening night of play Frost/Nixon in New York City April 22, 2007) began dating in the summer of 2004.
Melissa Etheridge, 46, and Tammy Lynn Michaels, 33, (at the Oscars on Feb. 25, 2007) wed in a 2003 commitment ceremony. Their twins Miller Steven and Johnnie Rose were born on Oct. 17, 2006.
Nicolas Cage, 44, met wife Alice Kim, 23, (at the Japan premiere of National Treasure Dec. 6, 2007) at restaurant Le Prive in L.A. in Feb. 2004, when she was his waitress. On Oct. 3, 2005, their son Kal-El – named after Superman’s birth name – was born.
Geena Davis, 52, married her fourth husband, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, 37, (at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills Jan. 15, 2007) on Sept. 1, 2001.