Paul McCartney, 82, & His Wife, 64, Rock Swimming Outfits on the Beach: ‘Age Is Just a Number’

Legendary artist Paul McCartney has enjoyed a long and immensely successful career in the music industry. Celebrating his 82nd birthday today (June 18), McCartney continues to demonstrate that age is merely a number when it comes to living life to the fullest. Recently, he and his beloved wife Nancy Shevell enjoyed a tropical vacation, proving that at 82 and 64, they still have it.

In March 2024, McCartney and Shevell were seen enjoying the sun during their annual beach trip to St. Barts. Photos captured McCartney looking effortlessly cool in a long-sleeved black shirt and sunset-print shorts, embodying the spirit of a man who has lived through the golden ages of music.

His hair flowed freely as he strolled along the sandy shores. Meanwhile, Shevell embraced a beach day look with black board shorts and a vibrant top featuring a swirling pattern of red, pink, orange, and white.

Images from their vacation quickly made rounds online, sparking a flurry of comments. Fans were quick to express their admiration for the couple. One enthusiastic supporter cheered, “Rock it Paul!” echoing the sentiments of many who saw the photos.

Another fan commented on McCartney’s character, saying, “I am very happy for them… he truly is a great guy.” Another simply stated, “What a picture.”

One vivid comment read, “Imagine Paul McCartney at 81 drying his calves like a champ after a swim in St. Barts! Nancy, 64, joins the party too! The iconic duo keeps it cool in the ocean waves. Age is just a number, folks!”

Another supporter celebrated their appearance with, “Wow, love that for them. But like, no pressure to look flawless in a bikini at 64, right? #AgeIsJustANumber #LivingTheirBestLife #Goals.”

Not all comments were positive, however. One person pointed out, “When the age difference is more than 10 years it really shows when the guy turns 80,” sparking reflections on age and companionship.

Despite the mixed comments, McCartney and Shevell’s beach day was just one highlight of their vacation. Their trip extended beyond the sandy shores to a blend of luxury and relaxation. The couple enjoyed mornings with breakfasts prepared by a live-in French chef at their sea-view villa.

They also participated in private training sessions with a sports coach, ensuring their wellness was a priority. For relaxation, they enlisted renowned masseurs, adding a touch of serenity to their days.

Evenings were spent dining at upscale local restaurants or hosting barbecues with friends, creating a perfect balance of private moments and social gatherings. This vacation showcased their ability to mix relaxation, luxury, and friendship during their time away from the spotlight.

The St. Barts getaway has become a cherished annual tradition for the couple, offering a glimpse into their beachside bliss each year. In March 2023, the couple was seen in coordinated navy blue rashguards, enjoying the ocean together.

In 2022, McCartney was spotted shirtless and sunburnt, cozying up next to Shevell under the St. Barts sun. They were also seen in matching swimwear.

During their 2021 vacation, McCartney sported a black Nike rashguard, while Shevell wore a stylish cross-back one-piece and shorts as they walked along the shore.

In 2020, McCartney was captured shirtless again, while Shevell wore a pastel pink dress and straw hat, epitomizing beach elegance. These yearly snapshots mark each trip as a memorable chapter in their ongoing adventure together.

McCartney’s love story with Shevell has blossomed like a timeless melody, echoing The Beatles’ sentiment of love’s enduring power. Their romance began in 2007 in the Hamptons, where McCartney first met Shevell, a New York-based businesswoman.

The connection was immediate, and McCartney, filled with the euphoria of new love, embraced the feeling. Their engagement in May 2011 led to a wedding that felt like a fairy tale.

On October 9, 2011, they exchanged vows at the Old Marylebone Town Hall. The date was particularly sentimental as it coincided with what would have been John Lennon’s 71st birthday, marking a day of love and remembrance.

Shevell, radiant in an ivory dress designed by McCartney’s daughter Stella, personified grace, while McCartney, also styled by Stella, added a touch of whimsy with a pink sprig in his navy suit pocket.

The ceremony blended past and present, with guests including Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison, Barbara Bach, and family members such as Shevell’s son Arlen, her late cousin Barbara Walters, and McCartney’s brother Mike. McCartney’s youngest child served as the flower girl, adding to the day’s charm.

In October 2023, the couple celebrated their 12th anniversary. McCartney marked the occasion with an affectionate Instagram post: “Happy anniversary to my lovely wife, Nancy. Let’s have a great one – Paul.”

His romantic gestures, especially around Valentine’s Day, reveal a man who delights in love’s grand expressions. McCartney’s past declaration of going overboard for the holiday, with cards and surprises, underscores his commitment to making every moment with Shevell special.

Reflecting on his role as a husband, Paul McCartney has expressed pride in being a source of strength and romance for Shevell. His love, support, and reliability are testaments to his character, shaped by his experiences and his desire to be the best partner for Nancy Shevell.