A couple of classic television actresses have also married younger men. Carol Burnett married Brian Miller in 2001 when she was 68 years old and he was 45. In 2013, Tina Turner married her longtime love Erwin Bach after dating for over 25 years. Her first was to the musician and producer Ike Turner. Age: 80 Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America Profession: Activist, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Credits: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People, Flirting with Disaster Also Ranked #35 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time #25 on The Best TV Actors of All Time #36 on The Best Film Actors Who Got Famous on TV First #34 on Celebrities You Don't Want to See Get Older Demi Moore married Aston Kutcher in 2005 when she was 43 and he was 27. This was Kutcher's first marriage and Moore's third. Age: 54 Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, United States of America Profession: Songwriter, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, more Credits: Ghost, A Few Good Men, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Brooks Also Ranked #48 on The Best American Actresses Working Today #28 on The Best Actors to Start Their Careers on Soaps #68 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time #77 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You Joan Collins married Percy Gibson in 2002 when she was 69 years old and he was 37. Mary Tyler Moore married Robert Levine in 1983 when she was 47 and he was 29. They are still married and this is Burnett's third marriage. She was 74 at the time of their marriage and he was 58. Age: 77 Birthplace: Nutbush, Tennessee, United States of America Profession: Record producer, Choreographer, Author, Actor, Singer, more Credits: Golden Eye, Tina Turner: Live in Amsterdam, What's Love Got to Do with It, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Also Ranked #77 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #31 on The Best Singers of All Time #10 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever #35 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like Mary Tyler Moore married Robert Levine in 1983 when she was 47 and he was 29.
But now that women can support themselves, they are using attractiveness as their main criterion.
Women’s financial independence may be the key to understanding why such relationships are so controversial: They challenge traditional gender roles. Women’s sexual desirability is traditionally correlated with youth.
Men over 40 in particular with their eyes on the bottom line have their challenges. So he has seen his share of women in various cultures and at different stages of his life, even dated a few. So he isn’t one that would necessarily be at home on a Friday night with nothing to do.
I had the incredible opportunity to speak with a 45-year-old, African-American man, divorced father of two and a retired Navy Chief about his dating challenges. He meets women wherever he is, but with his active lifestyle, his challenges revolve around what age group to date.
It has been commonplace for famous men to marry younger women for decades, but there are a few famous females who decided to wed younger men.