He jokingly refers to her as his "child bride."
Let's just cut to the chase. Yes, there's a 46-year age difference, but age is truly just a number.
I married somebody half my age and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel ... and the age difference hasn't been a problem at all. Emotionally I'm about 13. She's very, very wise for her age so I'm just having the time of my life.
As for Silver, who is younger than Van Dyke's career in Hollywood, she told the website, "[Dick] is the happiest person I