Did you know 58-year-old Sean Bean is about to marry his fifth wife?

Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards

Early this morning, I was looking through the photos from the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards (aka the BAFTA TV Awards) and I came across these photos of Sean Bean. My bleary, tired eyes thought “wow, he looks like crap.” But now that I’m caffeinated, I’m sort of into how he looks. I prefer a guy who looks his age, with some wear and tear, as opposed to someone who is hyper-groomed, plucked and sucked. He looks like a guy who has lived a lot of life in his 58 years. That life has led him through four marriages and four divorces too. And Sean is about to marry for a fifth time, to the lady on his arm in these photos.

He may have four failed marriages behind him but that won’t stop Game Of Thrones star Sean Bean taking the plunge for a fifth time. The actor, 58, will marry Ashley Moore in Somerset this summer.

‘I wasn’t planning on getting married again, but then I wasn’t planning on meeting someone as amazing as Ashley,’ he tells me. ‘I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives together.’

[From The Daily Mail]

I went searching for Ashley Moore’s age, because in these photos, they look like a handsome and somewhat age-appropriate couple. Like, I thought Bean is in his 50s and Ashley is in her 40s. But no! In January 2015, Ashley was described as “29 years old.” Which makes her 31 years old now, probably. If you were 31, would you marry a 58-year-old? When I was 31, I would not have married any old 58-year-old, but I would have married Sean Bean, so… maybe. They’ve been engaged for a few years too, so this isn’t some fly-by-night thing. Although Ashley better be careful because… would you marry a guy who had been divorced FOUR TIMES already? Something is wrong there, but here’s hoping. (Also: I enjoy the fact that Sean Bean is in love with a big, tall, curvy woman.)

The Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards held at the BFI Southbank

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. Digital Unicorn (aka Betti) says:

    I used to dig him but he looks rough here but congrats to them.

    • doofus says:

      rough is being nice. my first thought was “he looks like he’s coming off a bender and hasn’t slept or bathed in a week.”

      if this were a guy I spotted in a bar, I’d steer clear.

      and 31? I’m calling BS on that. I’m 40-*cough-something* and she looks older than I do. she may not be as old as I am, but I DO NOT believe “31″.

      ETA: and I’ll bet he “couldn’t wait to spend the rest of his life with” the other 4 wives, either…

      • Cherise says:

        Sean is a heavy drinker so perhaps she is too and its aged her like crazy. I assume Sean hasnt been in any more bar brawls recently because I havent heard of him in a minute but I am pretty sure this man is a functional alcoholic.

      • Victoria says:

        She looks 58 to me.

      • Neverwintersand says:

        No way is this woman 31! She has a lot of deep set wrinkles and sagging skin ( no offence ment).

      • AG-UK says:

        Me too 31 ummm she looks a lot older hell I am over 50 and she looks older than me. Maybe if heavy drinker/smoker and fair that could age her more but def. not 31.

    • Elle says:

      I’ve always liked him, rough as he is, but maybe I’m viewing him through the blood-flecked lens of LOTR & GOT. The baseline for rough is orc pin cushion or head in basket.

      About her age… I don’t like commenting on people’s looks but come on! I’m around her supposed age, and I’m an Australian ex-smoker with sun damage, bad sleep habits, a stressful job and terrible genes… and even my wizened visage looks at LEAST five years younger!

      Face of lies aside, she looks lovely and they look happy so good for them.

    • Cody says:

      “Rough” or older? I’d say that’s an ageist comment. People are going to have to accept that celebs of this generation are aging. (Pitt, Depp, this dude) people never seem to factor that in as a……factor lol

      • third ginger says:

        It’s true many established stars are aging, but excessive drinking ages them more quickly. Bean,Pitt, and Depp are [or were] heavy drinkers.

    • Suzanne says:

      If she’s 31…I’m 21…and I’m triple that….so yeah…good luck sister…four women couldn’t all have been wrong. There is something there…that doesn’t meet the eye.

  2. Dtab says:

    Sorry now….but she is no more 31 than I am 21 #SomeoneIsLyingAboutHerAge #SorryNotSorry

    • Jegede says:

      Lol. I like that you were sure to write ‘sorry’ like 5 times!

      So you’re really sorry then??!

    • pinetree13 says:

      There is no way she is 31. There is no way. I’d eat my hat.

    • Yeahright says:

      She was 31 about 20 years ago.

      • Amy says:

        Yep! Still love that he loves her though! My first thought was! Age appropriate! We Should be cheering!

    • Lilly says:

      Ha ha. Before reading, I did think “Wow, age appropriate, that’s nice.” I am wondering though and wish them the best.

    • Neo says:

      I thought it was bs too so I looked her up. She looks much younger when she isn’t smiling. She really does look 31 in pics of them together without piles of makeup at the airport. It’s just a combination of factors working against her here – lighting and the way her skin looks with that much makeup.

      • LadyT says:

        She looks like a refreshed 51 year old to me. I googled more pictures and you’re right. She looks very much younger in other photos. Maybe not 31 but at least in the ballpark.

    • MamaHoneyBadger says:

      I’d give her 10 years. That is not the neck of a 31 year old. It’s just not.

  3. astrid says:

    Snort…she’s in her early thirties? She looks much older. And no I wouldn’t marry anybody who’s been divorced 4 times.

    • tegteg says:

      Yeahhhh she looks about a decade older. She’s stunning though!

      • Cel2495 says:

        Agree…I just sucked my teeth… 31? She looks st least 45 years old… very attractive but certainly she does not look 31.

    • Kata says:

      She has so much makeup on, I’m sure she looks younger without it.

      That hip to waist ratio though.

  4. kNY says:

    She’s not 31! Come on.

  5. Don't kill me I am French says:

    Congrats !!

  6. Mia4s says:

    31 huh?….yeah….OK. 😏

    This is a baaaaaaaaaad idea.

  7. Nameless says:

    If she’s 31 I have a bridge for sale. I wish them all the best.

  8. third ginger says:

    My friends and I were horrified years ago when our friend [divorced once with 3 kids] became the fourth wife of someone she met online [uncommon back then] It has lasted, but we still can’t stand him!

    I am an old lady, and I think Bean looks like crap. I like older, weathered actor Ben Daniels [on THE EXORCIST Tv show] Just my taste.

  9. Svea says:

    He always looks unhealthy. I alwaya figures it was smoking and drinking. Good luck to her if she is going to deal with that.

    • ria says:

      He has not looked unhealthy when he played Sharpe.
      Sadly now his drinking is showing.
      Still like him, hubby does, too.

      And i still love his Voice.

  10. Carobell says:

    He believes in love, okay? After the 3rd time you think he’d just realize that a marriage isn’t necessary…

    • Andrea says:

      My friend is 52 and thrice divorced on the prowl for husband #4. Some people can’t be alone. She hasn’t been on her own since she was 17.

  11. Jegede says:

    Aaaah Sean Bean. My Sharpe. My bit-of-rough. )))

    I must say it’s kinda refreshing to find a guy who wants to emulate Elizabeth Taylor.

    • Jamie42 says:

      He looks so good in the Sharpe’s films.

    • Ankhel says:

      That’s hilarious! Those old timers used to rack up husbands because you couldn’t be seen living together without a ring, but they still divorced at the drop of a hat.

      Now picturing Sean marrying every lady he’s been caught with, because of his reputation as a delicate rose.

    • jetlagged says:

      Sharpe was the last time I thought him attractive. Since then, all sorts of nope.

  12. DragonWise says:

    31??? Are we not using base 10 right now???

    She is lovely, but no 31. And he will be her first mistake, and she, his fifth.

  13. zan says:

    … You mean 41 ..?

  14. ELX says:

    By all reports, his divorces and spousal abuse issues stem from alcoholism. Drinking v. sober can make for a very different human being. I’ve always been impressed with his talent; I hope he’s gotten it together in the other parts of his life as well.

    • Malificent says:

      That’s the impression that I’ve always gotten about Sean. I think he’s in the Keith Urban category of genuinely nice guy with a bad substance abuse problem. I hope he can keep it together for the sake of this marriage and for the sake of his kids.

  15. lower-case deb says:

    the oldest 31-yo i’ve ever seen anyway…. but could be just the harsh make up, or could also be the lack of messing-with-the-face (we’re so used to pulled faces with celebs)…. or some other kind of magic.

    anyhow. congrats on the nuptials!

    sean bean has been married as much as he has died on screen?

    • Elle says:

      See, I thought she looked older because it seemed obvious to me her face has been messed with.

  16. trollontheloose says:

    she is in her mid 40′s. If you go to her twitter it is all about Sean Bean. She keeps retweeting everything about him. Him and him only. and occasionally some praises about her beauty and cooking skills.

    • ell says:

      lmao, i just checked it and it is all about him. i initially thought it was a fake account or a parody. it’s ridiculous.

      • trollontheloose says:

        it’s pitiful and uncomfortable. She was his former nanny so it shows she worships him from the get go. Girl should have a life of her own as opposed to “He exists therefore I breath.”

    • Kitten says:

      I mean…at least she’s not 25? I just respect the fact that he’s bucking the Hollywood trend.

      • trollontheloose says:

        i think there was a mixed up somewhere but she didn’t rectify it and went along with the mistake. Which is a laughable tragedy.

  17. T.Fanty says:

    Okay, one, this is a terrible idea, obviously, but two, don’t all of his subsequent wives look a bit like the one he married who was in the TV show Bread? I think she was #2.

  18. lara says:

    31? Never. I would have gessed mid 50th.
    But nice to see him with a tall and curvy woman who at least looks age apropriate and not like a 20 something.

  19. Cupcake says:

    When I saw the headline pic my first thought was it’s nice to see a celebrity marrying someone their own age! I thought she was mid-50s. I barely believe she’s in her 40s and 31… impossible!

  20. ell says:

    i’m 27, and would definitely be with a 58 year old, as long as we’re happy. i don’t think age is a big deal if both people are adults (and with adults i don’t mean just over 18, i mean actual adults 24+, out of education and with some life experience).

    she’s so not 31 though. i get why actresses lie about their age because the industry is brutal to women, but she’s not an actress so i don’t get it.

  21. msd says:

    The source that describes her as this age is The Daily Fail, a piece of crap excuse for a newspaper that’s so wildly unreliable Wikipedia actually banned it. It’s also really, really misogynistic and racist so I wish sites like this, which claim to be against those things, would stop linking to it and giving it clicks/money!

    Bean is obviously one of those people who can’t help but get married when he falls in love, even when co-habitation is clearly the way to go. He’s a bit of a mess IRL but he’s a very fine actor.

  22. Alix says:

    Nice to see a tall, curvy woman on an actor’s arm for a change. But 31??? Not with that neck, she ain’t.

    • Kitten says:

      The neck doesn’t lie.

    • Liberty says:

      This. But I haven’t seen her no-makeup photos. That said, I had a univ friend with the neck of a 40 year old when she was 20, as did her 18 yr old sister, so who the hell knows.😳

  23. greenmonster says:

    I had a huge crush on him years ago. I still prefer Boromir over Aragorn on any day, but I believe Sean has issues. To me he does not look like a normally aged 58 year old, he looks like 58 year old with a serious drinking problem. Every now and then you see pictures of Sean and he looks fine, next time he looks really bad. Add the stories about spousal abuse and I am out.
    I do hope he got his act together and sobered up, but I wouldn’t bet my money on it.

    And no to any man who has been married four times already. Four failed marriages have something in common.

    • S says:

      Cant help it but Ross from Friends comes to my mind, when he was explaining how 3 divorces weren’t really his fault lol.

      But in real life you never know what ppl can and will do. If someone told me my ex will walk out on me after we had a baby, when we were happy for 3.5 half years together , l wouldnt believe them. But you never know whats going on in someones head or relationship.

      Fingers crossed Sean.

  24. Norman Bates' Mother says:

    I also can’t believe she’s 31 – I think that journo, who wrote that she was 29 must have confused her with his oldest daughter. I’ve seen two articles – one was about his 29-year old daughter getting married and the other one was very similar, but it stated that his fiancee was 29, not the daughter. The fiancee is very pretty but look at her neck and hands! – she must be around 45-50.

  25. Dori says:

    Some women like bad boys. Just because he’s been divorced a few times, is he supposed to spend the rest of his life alone? Live and let live.

    • trollontheloose says:

      he doesn’t have to marries every woman he “fall in loves with and forever this time’. Also he is an abusive person. He harassed and allegedly assaulted his 1st and 4th wife. With his 4th wife they had a brawl that left them both bleeding and they called off their wedding. then they made up got married but it didn’t last..

    • pinetree13 says:

      Really??? If you’ve been divorced FOUR times…marriage is not for you. Co-habitat…don’t marry. I mean it’s ridiculous. Also fun note: statistically speaking only 10% of THIRD marriages work out. The stats go lower and lower with each one.

    • tigerlily says:

      I used to adore bad boys in my 20′s and early 30′s but I was shrewd enough even then not to marry the buggers! Very happy with my farmer/tradesman hubby who I’ve been with for 21 years. But some women don’t learn and thrive on the drama.

      I hope for the best for them but as others have noted Sean seems to be a functioning alcoholic and that is probably what effed up the previous marriages. I hope to hell he is on the wagon.

  26. MizJ says:

    Google ‘Sean Bean domestic abuse’ and you’ll see why he’s been divorced four times.

    • ria says:

      I didn’ t know that about him.
      So another actor i won’t watch anymore, sadly i will miss his voice.

  27. Margo S. says:

    I’m honestly thinking she probably has really crap genetics. Plus she probably doesn’t eat right, drinks a lot and doesn’t exercise. Shes with sean bean after all!

    I have come across many people who don’t age well AT ALL. Those people tend to get work done like botox or implants, or get bangs to hide wrinkles.

  28. Jenns says:

    Early congrats to Sean’s eventual 6th wife.

  29. MelB says:

    He was such a hot Boromir, but the older he gets he looks more and more like my dad. No thanks.

  30. Tan says:

    All the best to the couple
    She doesn’t look 31 though
    Atleast a decade older

  31. Beckysuz says:

    If you told me she was 51 I might believe that. No chance that lady is 31.

  32. Beckysuz says:

    Her eyes give away her actual age. Clearly Botox on the forehead, but those eye wrinkles….don’t get me wrong, she’s a very pretty lady, but her eyes put her firmly in the 45+ category. Which is fine, but why lie ?

  33. khaveman says:

    Pretty woman, wish them happiness, but she is not early 30s, IMO. Just own it. I’d say late 30s early 40s, and NOTHING wrong with that age.

  34. Kiki says:

    I am 3 f****ing 4 years of age and I must be drinking the fountain of youth because people were shocked when I tell them my age. Now don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with looking a certain age…. but you can not tell me that this lady under Sean Bean’s arm is 31. She would have to be binged drinking or chain smoking to led us to believe that she is 31 or she is lying on her age.

  35. Amelie says:

    HIs new lady looks great and amazing but how is it possible that she is 31??? I am 29, there can’t be that dramatic a difference between me at 29 and her at supposedly 31! I am not going to nitpick how I know she is older because that is just mean and unnecessary but she is not 31. Either that, or she hard core partied and boozed throughout her teens/twenties to end up looking so much older? Her physique is amazing though and they look age appropriate so I guess there’s that? I’m so confused!

  36. adastraperaspera says:

    I really love his acting. I did think he was older than 58, though.

  37. Harla Jodet says:

    Run Ashley Run!

  38. scar says:

    Isn’t that how 58 year olds without surgery are supposed to look? I think he looks good. And if she’s 31 I’ll eat my hat

  39. Wendy says:

    Sean, please wait. At least until you get to know me.

  40. Kim says:

    There’s no way in hell she’s 31 years old and he’s still a hot mess!

  41. Jennifer says:

    All of the articles I have found with them, even dating back just a couple of years, she looks much older in this picture. I wonder if it’s due to overdoing her face? 31 my tail. I’m 44 and look younger than she does. Lying or too much work?

  42. smcollins says:

    He used to be in my top 5 (he was sooooo sexy, and that voice!), but he obviously was/is a heavy drinker, not to mention smoker, and it definitely caught up with him. And the stories of abusive behavior don’t help either. So disappointing. I’m also with all of you in regards to his fiancé’s reported age: no way in hell. Oh well…best of luck to them.

  43. Joni says:

    LMAO @ 31. Thanks, I needed that laugh.

  44. Veronica says:

    My whole thing is – why marry? Why not just be the slut you were born to be?

  45. M.A.F. says:

    Her neck alone gives away her age.

    Is that mean? Eh, whatever. Don’t lie about your age.

  46. Zaratustra says:

    There is no shame in getting married x times. None at all.

  47. aenflex says:

    She’s re- worn that dress. Just an observation I made just now. I prefer her as a blonde.
    There are recent pics elsewhere where she looks much younger. I think these are janky photos.

    • greenmonster says:

      That could be. I went to her Instagram. She posted a couple of recent pics and then there is a huge gap – dating back four years. In those pics she can be seen with her friends and everyone could pass for mid to late 20s. So, she might actually be 31 now.
      His last wife was 30 when they married. They divorced in 2010 and there was some short getting back together in summer of 2013. At some point in 2013 he also started dating future wife no. 5.
      He does have a thing for younger women and that is nothing new or outragous. But combined with this being his fifth marriage, the drinking and the alledged abuse… just no.

  48. Nicky says:

    I really like him. He is a great actor and I always watch Sharpe and Patriot Games when they’re on Tv. Maybe he is not the best husband, but I always thought he looks like he would be a lot of fun to go out with for a night out. I think everyone is being a bit harsh on his girlfriend, she looks really pretty.

    • huckle says:

      I agree! Yes, he looks like a lot of fun and maybe the sex is amazing! He looks like he knows what the heck he is doing too. Regarding his girlfriend, not sure how many times people need to comment “she doesn’t look 31″ when the comment before it said the same thing. People are jerks.

      • Nicky says:

        Yes! You are right, I think so too. I remember watching him in Lady Chatterley on TV 20 odd years ago, and I am giving myself a hot flush thinking about it now!

  49. Littlestar says:

    If she’s 31 then I’m the queen of England.

  50. themummy says:

    She looks easily 55. And that is not a bad thing!!! But she is no-way, no-how 31. That’s just silliness.

    • Elgin Marbles says:

      I think this is the closest right guess. I see her as late 40s to mid 50s. The only way she’s not is if the photos were taken in the worst light possible.

  51. brincalhona says:

    I glanced at this while switching from lenses to glasses and thought he was being photographed with a Geri Halliwell cut-out.

  52. Tia says:

    I thought ’29…and counting’ or ’29….again’ were fairly standard snubs to personal questions about your age.

    If she isn’t actually in her early 30s (and I’m terrible at judging ages), I suspect this was a refusal to answer a journalist’s question that was either deliberately or accidently misunderstood.

  53. Blackbetty says:

    WOW. I didn’t know that he’s been married so many times.

  54. KLO says:

    She looks lovely. That is all.
    Yes, it is possible to look like this when you are 31. If you are a smoker or drank heavily the night before or just dehydrated/wrong make up/ bad lighting.
    i am sure she has weighed all the pros and cons and knows what she is doing. I dont think she is going to be the loser in this situation, whatever the outcome is. Neither will he.

  55. seesittellsit says:

    If Ms. Moore is 31, I am 16.

  56. raincoaster says:

    31? With that neck? Sean must still be a drinker if he buys that.