3 Famous Black Men Who Married Older Women


Dwyane Wade

Another athlete, Dwyane Wade, also fell for an older women, actress Gabrielle Union who is 10 years his senior. This top basketball star met the actresses in 2009 and although things have been on and off since then, they are now engaged and planned to married sometime this fall.


Denzel Washington

A-list actor Denzel Washington married wife Pauletta Pearson Washington in 1983. Pauletta is an accomplished actress herself, and has landed roles in films such as "Beloved" and "The Watson's Go to Birmingham." The two have four children, and make many public appearances, both as a couple and as a family. Pauletta is four years older than Denzel.


Nick Cannon

In 2008, Nick Cannon married pop diva Mariah Carey. The wedding was a shock since few knew that the couple were dating. Carey is 11 years older than Cannon, and the two have twin children: Moroccan and Monroe. Although there have been recent talks of divorce, we still hope this couple can some how work out their differences.