Plus, a 2010 study by University of Dundee in Scotland found that as women become more financially independent, their tastes skew toward older—and better-looking—men.
According to Business Insider, evolutionary psychologists say that younger women and older men often get together because while fertility lasts only from puberty to menopause in women, it starts at puberty and can extend long into midlife for lots of men.
That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.
As long as men and women have existed, men have desired women younger than themselves.
All of biology and society is tilted in this direction, whether it's the fact that men remain sexually potent far longer than women do or the squishy idea that men become "distinguished" as years go by while older women look, well, "old." Hey, we didn't write the rules, we're just teling you how it is.
The couple married on January 22, 2005 and they are still married today.
This is Melania's first and only marriage and Trump has been married twice before.
One famous man even married a woman 60 years his junior.
Who is the most famous man who married a much younger woman? The Donald proposed to Melania Knauss in 2004, when he was 58 years old and she was 34.
Who is the most famous woman who married an older man? The “Dawson's Creek” actress married Tom Cruise, after dating for about a year, on November 18, 2006, when she was 27 and he was 43. More recently, Holmes has been rumored to be dating “Ray” actor Jamie Foxx. Howard Marshall II on June 27, 1994, when she was 26 and he was 89. Smith was previously married to Billy Smith from 1985–1993. Stern in 2006 and they were together until her death a year later. Cruise was previously married to Mimi Rogers from 1987–1990 and Nicole Kidman from 1990-2001.
Do you think that it is a bad idea for a woman to marry a man 20 years her senior? Katie Holmes married Tom Cruise, after dating for about a year, on November 18, 2006, when she was 27 and he was 43. Holmes and Cruise had one child, Suri, and parented his children with Kidman, Isabella and Connor.
When it comes to celebrity relationships, is age really just a number?