20 Celebrities Who Dated Someone Over a Decade Younger After a Split

Chloe Wilt | Apr 27, 2020 Celebrities
20 Celebrities Who Dated Someone Over a Decade Younger After a Split
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Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt
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For these celebrities, age truly is just a number. 

A-listers are often criticized for splitting with a match-made in heaven to trade in for a younger main squeeze. Of course, not every breakup is equal, and there are plenty of reasons for people to date outside of their age range. Still, it seems to be a trend in Hollywood that does not appear to be going out of style anytime soon.

(Out with the "old" and in with the "new," eh?)

People like Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor are breaking the mold, showing just how far an age gap can get. Meanwhile, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick dropped each other and both opted for younger partners. 

Having a decade or over age gap isn't a problem, necessarily, and it crosses genders and sexualities. Madonna is notorious for dating men near the age of her 23-year-old daughter, Lourdes. Meanwhile, Ben Affleck has been spotted with many women more than 10 years his junior, with plenty of drama to boot. (Sidenote: We're still rooting for Hilaria Thomas and Alec Baldwin, who have 26 years between them, and a fifth child on the way.)

Here are even more couples who dated someone way younger after a messy breakup.

  • Ben Affleck 

    Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas
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    Dating: Ana de Armas

    Age difference: 16 years

    Ever since his divorce from Jennifer Garner, Affleck has had his arm around much younger women. Reportedly, a cheating scandal involving their nanny,