Filipino Celebrity Couples Who Proved that Age Doesn’t Really Matter in a Relationship

Love can be described in thousands of ways, but still remains as a powerful feeling in any corner you perceive it. It doesn’t concede barriers which can stop oneself from feeling it. Here are some of the celebrity couples with biggest age differences:

10. Isabelle Daza and Adrien Semblat


A few years ago, actress Isabelle Daza confessed being in a relationship with a non-showbiz French executive, Adrien Semblat. She was 23 years old at that time while Adrien is seven years older than her, and in February 2016, several photos circulating in the social media revealed the news about Isabel and Adrien getting engaged.

9. Kris Aquino and James Yap


Kris Aquino was already a celebrity while James Yap was still an amateur standout in the UAAP when they started dating. With 11 years age gap, they got married in civil rites in July 2005 and have one child together, Bimby. Unfortunately, allegations of James’ infidelity caused their marriage to be professed null in February 2012.

8. Mariel Rodriguez and Robin Padilla


The couple met at the noontime show ‘Wowowee’ wherein Robin Padilla temporarily replaced Willie Revillame as the host for two weeks while Mariel Rodriguez worked as the co-host. They eventually started dating and decided to get married after a few months; Mariel was 26 while Robin was already 41 during their marriage.

7. Heart Evangelista and Sen. Chiz Escudero


Heart Evangelista was 30 and Chiz Escudero was already 45 when they officially got married in an extravagant wedding in Balesin Island. Having a 15-year age gap, it was the politician’s second time to be married. Though Heart’s parents were quite difficult to please because of their family’s high standards, Heart and Chiz still managed to exchange vows.

6. Gretchen Barretto and Tonyboy Cojuangco


With a 19-year age difference, Gretchen started dating and began living with Tony Boy Conjuanco, a business mogul, when she was still 23 years old. Tonyboy Cojuangco supported her in maintaining her looks and status in the industry though Gretchen didn’t solely depend on the businessman for she was an iconic model, actress, and endorser.

5. Assunta de Rossi and Jules Ledesma


The sexy star and actress, Assunta, was at the peak of her career when she started her relationship with the wealthy politician, Jules Ledesma. The actress was only 19 while the politician was already 41 when they got married in a civil rites ceremony in 2002. Assunta decided to quit showbiz and take her role as a wife and a stepmother to Jules’ children from his previous wife.

4. Hayden Kho and Dra. Vicki Belo


The relationship between these celebrity doctors was quite confidential when sex video scandals of alleged third parties were dispersed in 2009. Despite this fact, the two managed to recover their relationship again in 2013 regardless of their 23-year age gap. In May 2016, the couple introduced to the public their daughter, Scarlet Snow. This was made possible through artificial insemination using a surrogate mother.

3. Ai Ai Delas Alas and Gerald Sibayan


Ai Ai Delas Alas celebrates her recent engagement with her boyfriend, Gerald Sibayan. This non-showbiz guy is 29 years younger than her but it did not become an issue between them to tie the knot.

2. Pauleen Luna and Vic Sotto


Vic Sotto was a grown man and was starting his 40’s when he first met Pauleen Luna in the longest running noontime show ‘Eat Bulaga.’ It was during one of the Little Miss Philippines’ episodes when the 7-year old young actress appeared on the television. In two long decades, several women had appeared to be Vic Sotto’s partner but he ended up marrying Pauleen Luna who was 27 years old while he was 62.

1. Freddie Aguilar and Jovie Albao


The public was shocked after hearing that the OPM icon, Freddie Aguilar married Jovie Albao. The young lady who was only 16 and the hitmaker who was already 44 years old tied the knot on November 23, 2013, in Islamic Rites in Buluan, Maguindanao, after a month of confessing their relationship to the public.