Studies show older men prefer youth and beauty first for mate selection and women choose men who offer resources and stability.
It's no surprise there are a number of websites emerging and profiting from these "mutually benefiting" relationships.
However, we can trace relationships between in the media spotlight right back to films like 'The Graduate' where Mrs Robinson seduced the younger character 'Benjamin'.
This film for example may have been shot decades ago, but since that time age-gap dating has grown from strength to strength.
There is actually an evolutionary psychological theory surrounding this common "phenomenon".
There have been many studies conducted exploring the reasons behind older men dating younger woman.
The unusual relationship and age gap isn't making waves in France, but it's getting a lot of attention in other parts of the world.