They say age is just a number and the phrase seems true for the couples below.
They are married to spouses younger or older than them by more than 5 years.
Below is the list.
1. French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte
Macron and wife Brigitte first met in high school, where Emmanuel was a 15 year old high school student and Brigitte was a drama teacher.
It is commonly believed they started dating when Emmanuel was only 16 years old.
Brigitte has a son who is two years older than Emmanuel.
The couple has a 10 year age gap.
2. Pastor Nganga and Murugi Ngaita
The controversial man of God held his wedding at the Windsor Golf Club in Nairobi in 2012.
It was an invite only affair.
The bride, Murugi Ngaita was a member of Pastor Nganga’s church.
The apostle is believed to be in his 40’s.
3. Allan Namu and Makena
The hunk is married to a woman older than him but that has never been an issue for them.
They are happy and for them that is what matters.
In a past interview they spoke about their age difference .
I DON’T FEEL THE AGE DIFFERENCE. SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE I’M THE OLDER ONE. AGE DIFFERENCE HAS NEVER BEEN A FACTOR.
Age is just a number and Makena explained that:
AGE DIFFERENCE IS REALLY NOT SOMETHING THAT WE THINK ABOUT. WE ONLY REMEMBER WHEN FILLING FORMS OR ASKED ABOUT OUR AGE. WE THINK MORE OF THE SAME.
4. Bahati and Diana Marua
The gospel artiste is married to a woman who is older than him by a few years.
This has always been a topic of debate on social media but the couple is unshaken by haters and critics who have nothing good to say about their union.
Though theirs is not a 10 age difference the fact is that Diana is older than Bahati.
5. Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade
This star studded couple starting dating in 2009 after each of them had recently been through a divorce.
The couple welcomed a baby girl in November.
They have a 10 age difference.
6. Mary Wambui and Peter Mbugua
The couple wedded 15 years ago. Mbugua was 25 years old at the time while Wambui Otieno was 67.
The couple lived happily till the death of Wambui in 2011.
They had a 42 years age difference.
7. Mary Kilobi and Francis atwoli
COTU boss Francis Atwoli is among prominent Kenyan men who are married to partners who are younger by more than 10 years.
Atwoli who recently celebrated his 70th birthday has been married to 35 year old since 2018.