U.S. actor and U.N. messenger of peace Leonardo DiCaprio poses during arrivals for a screening of his documentary, "Before the Flood," at the United Nations in New York City, Oct. 20, 2016. Reuters


  • Leonardo DiCaprio has had a history of dating younger women, including Camille Morrone
  • Katharine McPhee and David Foster have a 34-year age gap
  • Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick have been dating for nine years, despite a 40-year age gap

Leonardo DiCaprio faced backlash after rumors circulated that he was dating the 19-year-old model Eden Polani.

Social media users called out the 48-year-old Oscar-winning actor for his unusual preference for dating younger women. Some alleged that if the rumors were true, then DiCaprio should be considered a "predator" and being a celebrity doesn't "exempt him from being a creep."

Sources that spoke to TMZ and E! News denied that DiCaprio was romantically involved with Polani, saying they only happened to be seated next to each other during Ebony Riley's album release party last week.

Having large age gaps between couples in Hollywood is nothing new. Check out the list of famous couples with huge age gaps, including Leonardo DiCaprio, David Foster, Mick Jagger and many others:

1. Leonardo DiCaprio and Camila Morrone - 23 years

The Titanic" star has had a history of dating younger women.

Back in 2018, DiCaprio was linked to Argentine model Camila Morrone, who was only 21 years old at the time. The then-rumored couple ended up revealing that they were dating two years later but called it quits in August 2022.

Among the actor's previous relationships, Morrone, now 25, had the biggest age gap with DiCaprio, capped at 23 years.

2. Steven Tyler and Aimee Preston - 39 years

Steven Tyler and Aimee Preston first went public with their romantic relationship in 2016 at the Oscar viewing party for Elton John's AIDS Foundation, according to People.

Preston, 35, worked as the 74-year-old Aerosmith frontman's personal assistant before she became his ladylove. The two have stayed together ever since.

3. Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata - 31 years

The 59-year-old "Ghost Rider" star and his wife, Riko Shibata, 27, met through mutual friends while the former was filming his 2021 film "Prisoners of the Ghostland" in Shibata, Japan.

Interestingly, the couple got engaged through FaceTime due to the travel restrictions at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago. A year later, they had an intimate wedding at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In September, Cage and Shibata welcomed their first child, a daughter named August Francesca.

4. Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie - 39 years

Dennis Quaid surprised fans after he and then-26-year-old Laura Savoie secretly married in Santa Barbara, California in June 2020. At the time, the couple had only dated for four months before they got engaged during a press trip in Hawaii. Quaid is now 68 years old, while Savoie is 29 years old.

5. David Foster and Katharine McPhee- 34 years

Katharine McPhee made headlines after the news broke that she was dating David Foster, who was twice her age. According to Entertainment Tonight, the now-married couple allegedly started dating in 2017. They were spotted attending several events together and packing on the PDA.

The "American Idol" alum, 38, and Grammy-winning composer, 73, tied the knot in June 2019 at the Church of Saint Yeghiche in South Kensington, London. They welcomed their son, Rennie, in 2021.

6. Ronnie Wood and Sally Humphreys - 31 years

Ronnie Wood and Sally Humphreys married at Dorchester Hotel in London back in 2012, according to E! News. The Rolling Stones guitarist was 65 at the time, while Humphreys was 34.

The pair announced their engagement after just six months of dating but revealed that they had already met several years prior when Wood had an exhibit of his paintings near the theater where the actress was working at the time, the outlet noted.

Wood, now in his third marriage, welcomed twin daughters with Humphreys before he turned 69.

7. Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston - 30 years

Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston are happily married to each other. The "Jurassic World Dominion" star and retired professional athlete tied the knot back on Nov. 8, 2014, after three years of dating.

Goldblum, 70, and Livingston, 40, share two kids, 7-year-old Charlie and 5-year-old River.

8. Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell - 39 years

The 82-year-old "X-men" star is 39 years older than his wife, Sunny Ozell, whom he married in 2013 when she was only 33 years old.

In an interview with the Daily Mail, Stewart opened up about the struggles of having such a huge age gap with his wife and admitted that it was weird at times.

"My father-in-law is five years younger than me, but he calls me son," he told the outlet.

9. Mel Gibson and Rosalind Ross - 35 years

Mel Gibson, 67, and Rosalind Ross, 32, have been together for about eight years and share one child. It is unclear why the pair have yet to tie the knot.

Because of the huge age gap, the couple has faced criticism all over the media.

But the "Mad Max" star defended their relationship in an interview with The Mirror in 2016, saying, "Regarding age and relationships, it's just a number. She is an adult, and we dig each other. It might cause a problem and one has trepidation about these things, but it's working out great. She is a really special person."

10. Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva - 33 years

The "Pretty Woman" actor and Spanish publicist have a three-decade age gap, but they seemed unbothered by the difference.

An unnamed source close to the couple told People back in 2018, when the news broke about their marriage, that they were "extraordinarily happy" together.

Gere and Silva welcomed their 4-year-old son, Alexander, in 2019.

11. Alexis Roderick and Billy Joel - 33 years

"Piano Man" hitmaker Billy Joel made the headlines in 2015 after he married his then-33-year-old girlfriend, Alexis Roderick.

Despite the criticism, the two have remained together for eight years and share two daughters, 7-year-old Della Rose and 5-year-old Remy Anne.

12. Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick - 43 years

Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick have kept their relationship out of the limelight despite being together for nine years. The couple has a 43-year age gap, with the internationally acclaimed singer being 79 years old and the former ballerina being 36 years old.

Jagger and Hamrick share a son but have yet to get married.

13. Cher and Alexander Edwards- 40 years

Cher and Alexander Edwards made the headlines late last year after the pair confirmed they were officially dating. According to Women's Health, the couple met during Paris Fashion Week and are not bothered by their age gap.

After the couple went public with their relationship in November 2022, social media users called out Cher for dating Edwards. But the singer clapped back at haters, writing on Twitter, "I'm Not Defending us. Haters are [Going to] Hate...Doesn't Matter That we're Happy & Not Bothering Anyone."

Cher has for years campaigned for Kaavan the elephant and is helping pay for his move to Cambodia
Cher has for years campaigned for Kaavan the elephant and is helping pay for his move to Cambodia AFP / Ronda Churchill