Kate Beckinsale Dating 21-Year-Old Matt Rife: 45 More May-December Romances

See all the stars who have made the age gap work in relationships

By Kendall Fisher Jun 22, 2017 6:40 PMTags

Kate Beckinsale isn't alone!

E! News confirmed the 43-year-old British actress has been dating Matt Rife, a 21-year-old comedian and TV personality. 

The two met through a mutual friend, ET reported yesterday, and though neither Beckinsale nor Rife has commented on their relationship, photos surfaced of the two passionately kissing in West Hollywood. Not to mention, Rife also posted (then deleted) and Instagram photo in front of a senior citizen's center, writing, "Age is just a number. Find someone you love, and take their breath away...even if that means putting a kink in their oxygen tank cord. #LifeAlertTypeOfLove."

May-December Romances

While some of us may have gasped in shock over the vast age difference between Beckinsale and Rife, we really shouldn't. The whole May-December romance is really nothing new in Hollywood.

In fact, scroll down to check out 45 more celebrities who made the age gap work with their significant other...

Kate Beckinsale & Matt Rife

Age difference = 22 years. The 43-year-old actress and the 21-year-old comedian and TV personality were photographed kissing in June 2017. They reportedly met through a mutual friend.

Cheryl Cole & Liam Payne

Age difference = 10 years. The 23-year-old former One Direction singer and the 33-year-old singer first sparked romance rumors in 2016, which were quickly confirmed via social media. They welcomed a baby boy into the world in March 2017.

Kourtney Kardashian & Younes Bendjima

Age difference = 14 years. The reality star, 38, and her 24-year-old former boxer beau started dating in 2017.

Amber Heard & Elon Musk

Age difference = 14 years. The 31-year-old actress began dating the 45-year-old billionaire following her split from Johnny Depp in 2017.

Leonardo DiCaprio & Nina Agdal

Age difference = 17 years. The 42-year-old is known for dating younger women, and Agdal, 25, was his most recent girlfriend. However, the couple split in May 2017.

Leonardo DiCaprio & Toni Garrn

Age difference = 18 years. Before Leo started dating Agdal, he was romantically involved with Garrn, 24, for several years.

Bradley Cooper & Suki Waterhouse

Age difference = 17 years. The actor, 42, dated the 25-year-old model for several years. However, the pair split in 2015, and he's now dating Irina Shayk, who is 32.

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

Age difference = 23 years. Depp, 54, married Heard, 31, in 2015. They divorced in 2017.

Antonio Banderas & Nicole Kimpel

Age difference = 20 years. The 56-year-old started dating the 36-year-old after his split from Melanie Griffith in 2015.

Ashley Olsen & Richard Sachs

Age difference = 27 years. The famous twin, 31, has been dating the 58-year-old businessman since late 2016.

Mary-Kate Olsen & Olivier Sakozy

Age difference = 17 years. The 31-year-old fashion designer married the 48-year-old in 2015.

Robin Thicke & April Love Geary

Age difference = 18 years. The 40-year-old "Blurred Lines" singer has been dating the 22-year-old since 2015.

George Clooney & Amal Clooney

Age difference = 17 years. The actor, 56, married his wife in 2014. They welcomed their twins into the world in June 2017.

Kris Jenner & Corey Gamble

Age difference = 25 years. The 61-year-old reality star has been dating her 36-year-old boyfriend since 2014. The couple met through mutual friends as Gamble works for Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun.

Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade

Age difference = 9 years. The 44-year-old actress married the 35-year-old basketball star in September 2014.

Madonna & Timor Steffens

Age difference = 29 years. The 58-year-old Queen of Pop dated the 29-year-old choreographer for a few months in 2014.

Shakira & Gerard Piqué

Age difference = 10 years. The 40-year-old "Hips Don't Lie" singer began dating the 30-year-old in 2014. The couple now have two sons together.

Eddie Murphy & Paige Butcher

Age difference = 18 years. The 56-year-old comedian has been dating the 38-year-old since 2012.

Hugh Hefner & Crystal Harris

Age difference = 60 years. The 91-year-old Playboy mogul married his 31-year-old wife in December 2011.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler & Cutter Dykstra

Age difference = 9 years. Take me out to the ballgame...and take her out of the dating game?! The former Sopranos star, 36, married the 27-year-old Washington Nationals slugger in 2016.

Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds

Age difference = 11 years. The hot couple tied the knot in 2012 and have since welcomed two baby girls.

Dick Van Dyke & Arlene Silver

Age Difference = 46 years. The Mary Poppins star wed his personal makeup artist on Leap Day of 2012. The two had met six years earlier at the SAG Awards, where the veteran actor was "bowled over by her beauty."

George Clooney & Stacy Keibler

Age Difference = 18 years. Clooney dated the former WWE wrestler for several years. However, they split in 2013.

Amber Tamblyn & David Cross

Age Difference = 19 years. This couple flew mostly under the radar during their two-year courtship, but the former House star and her Arrested Development funnyman announced their engagement in August 2011.

Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves

Age Difference = 13 years. After nearly six years and two kids, McConaughey popped the question to the Brazilian model on Christmas day.

Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer

Age Difference = 13 years. These True Blood stars, married since 2010, are still going strong. Maybe the old saying is true: The couple who fights werewolves together, stays together.

Bryan Ferry & Amanda Sheppard

Age Difference = 37 years. Not only is the Roxy Music pop star's wife significantly younger than he is, she also turns out to be his son's ex-girlfriend...Yikes!

Jason Statham & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Age Difference  = 14 years. The badass actor and sexy supermodel/actress are not only happy in love, but they also recently welcomed their first child into the world!

Sean Penn & Leila George

Age Difference = 31 years. The actor was linked to Vincent D'Onofrio's daughter in 2016.

Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart

Age Difference = 18 years. Jenny from the Block dated the back-up dancer for several years, and after breaking up and getting back together a couple times, they split for good in 2016.

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