Celebrity Couples with Surprisingly Big Age Differences

Michael Douglas (71) and Catherine Zeta-Jones (46)

Can you believe Michael Douglas managed to make Catherine Zeta-Jones fall in love with her by saying “I´d like to father your children”. Well, that´s exactly what he did in 1998 at a film festival in France. It appears that technique was pretty effective, for they now are married and have two kids.




Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer.

Douglas’s career includes a diverse range of films in independent and blockbuster genres, for which he has received a number of accolades, both competitive and honorary. These awards include the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for «outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment» and the AFI Life Achievement Award, which «honor[s] an individual whose career in motion pictures or television has greatly contributed to the enrichment of American culture».

Douglas is the elder son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His early acting roles included film, stage, and television productions. Douglas first achieved prominence for his performance in the ABC police procedural television series, The Streets of San Francisco, for which Douglas received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations.