Celebrities who found their soulmate after 40

by SheKnows
Apr 1, 2013 at 4:00 a.m. ET
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Following a very public divorce from Tom Cruise, Kidman (45) met Urban (45) at an event honoring Austrailians in 2005 and the couple wed a year later.

1 /13: Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney

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1/13 :Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney

The Desperate Housewives star (50) married the stockbroker (68) in 2006, 13 years after the death of Cross' first husband, actor Richard Jordan.

2 /13: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux

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2/13 :Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux

The former Friends star (44) who infamously divorced Brad Pitt in 2005, met her match with her Wanderlust co-star (41) in 2011. The couple announced their engagement in August 2012.

3 /13: Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann

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3/13 :Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann

Looks like it was love at first sight on the Law & Order: SVU set. Hargitay (49) met Hermann (46) when he guest starred on her show in 2002 and married him in August 2004. Still going strong after the birth of their first son in 2006, the couple adopted two children in 2011.

4 /13: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

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4/13 :Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

After meeting and falling in love on the set of their movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005, Brad (49) and Angelina (37) quickly became the Hollywood 'it' couple.

5 /13: Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault

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5/13 :Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault

Hayek (46) married Pinault (50) the billionaire fashion mogul in 2009, two years after the birth of their daughter Valentina.

6 /13: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

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6/13 :Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Daytime's favorite funny girl (55) found the love of her life in Portia (40) in 2004, 7 years after coming out to the world on the cover of Time magazine. The adorable duo announced their engagement after the same sex marriage ban was overturned in California and wed in 2008.

7 /13: Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich

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7/13 :Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich

The Oscar nominated actress (52) met Freundlich (43) when he directed her on the film The Myth of Fingerprints in 1996 and the couple had their first child, Caleb, in 1997. After the birth of their daughter in 2002, the pair wed in August 2003.

8 /13: Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols

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8/13 :Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols

The ABC World News anchor (67) has been married to the legendary director (81) since 1988.

9 /13: Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas

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9/13 :Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas

The eldest Baldwin brother (54) found love with the New York yoga instructor 26 years his junior in 2011. The affectionate pair wed in June 2012 and announced they were expecting their first child last month.

10 /13: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

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10/13 :Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

It looks Mr. Bond has finally met his match. While Craig (44) and Weisz (42) have been friends for years, they first began dating in late 2010 and married in a private ceremony with only four guests in attendance in June 2011. Talk about a whirlwind romance!

11 /13: Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh Grammer

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11/13 :Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh Grammer

Kelsey (58) began dating the british flight attendant, 25 years his junior, in 2010 mere weeks after his third wife and current Housewives star Camille Donatacci (Grammer) filed for divorce. Kelsey and Kayte finally married in 2011, three weeks after his divorce was finalized.

12 /13: Julianna Margulies and Keith Lieberthal

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12/13 :Julianna Margulies and Keith Lieberthal

TV's favorite good wife (46) married the Massachussetts attorney (38) in November 2007, just two months before the birth of their son, Kieran.

13 /13: Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

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13/13 :Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

One of Hollywood's most famous May-December romances, Douglas (68) met Zeta-Jones (43) at a film festival in 1998 and was immediately taken with her. The couple were married in 2000 and have been going strong ever since.