Rolling Stone bassist Bill Wyman, 53, and sometime model Mandy Smith, 19, wed in June after a romance begun when she was 13. “I don’t think my mind was totally advanced,” she says, “but my body was.”
Playmate Kimberly Conrad, 26, and sexagenarian Hugh Hefner, 63, wed in July and are expecting. “It’s a way of holding on to that romantic stage in life,” says Hef of younger love. “And I like the teacher-student aspects.”
After splitting from Tom Hayden in February, Jane Fonda, 52, began working out her post-parting blues with actor-soccer goalie Lorenzo Caccialanza, 34, who frolicked with her in New York City and the Caribbean.
Liz Taylor, 57, met former truck driver Larry Fortensky, 37, at the Betty Ford a clinic a year ago, and I they’re still dating. Of course, to Taylor’s sometime escort Malcolm Forbes, 70, La Liz is the sweet young thing.
At 53, Dennis Hopper was not only older than his bride, dancer Katherine LaNasa, now 23, he was seven years older than the bride’s father. No matter; Hopper vows his fourth marriage will last: “I am going to work on this one.”
“We are both violently success oriented,” says Kohle Yohannan, 22, new husband of fashion designer Mary Mc-Fadden, 51. “We want an empire.” A sophomore at Columbia University, he had to change schools to pursue the romance.
Cher, 43, was a pioneer in younger love: Off-again, on-again beau Rob Camilletti is 25; Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, left, who also made an appearance this year, is 30. “It doesn’t matter what America thinks,” she says. “You don’t come home to America.”