40 Celebrities You Won't Believe Are Over 40

It may be difficult to fathom, but these seemingly ageless stars have already celebrated the big 4-0.

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On his birthday this year, Home Alone actor Macaulay Culkin tweeted a message that rocked his followers who've been watching him since he was a child star: "Hey guys, wanna feel old? I'm 40. You're welcome." Culkin isn't the only famous face we somehow think of as ageless, whether that's because they first broke out in show business playing teenagers or just seem to be eternally youthful in real life. The following 40 celebrities are 40 or older, though it may be difficult to believe. And for stars who totally changed their appearance for their work, here are 14 Actors Who Looked Unrecognizable in Major Movies.

1
Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin
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Birthday: August 26, 1980

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2
Eminem

Eminem
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Birthday: October 17, 1972

3
Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel
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Birthday: January 17, 1980

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4
Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Birthday: January 16, 1980

5
Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul
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Birthday: August 27, 1979

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6
Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet
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Birthday: October 5, 1975

7
Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt
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Birthday: February 21, 1979

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Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai
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Birthday: November 1, 1973

9
Kanye West

Kanye West
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Birthday: June 8, 1977

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10
Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa
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Birthday: August 1, 1979

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Wilmer Valderrama

Wilmer Valderrama
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Birthday: January 30, 1980

12
Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
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Birthday: July 12, 1978

13
Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian
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Birthday: April 18, 1979

14
Brandy

Brandy Norwood
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Birthday: February 11, 1979

15
Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler
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Birthday: July 1, 1977

16
Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki
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Birthday: November 30, 1977

17
John Krasinski

John Krasinski
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Birthday: October 20, 1979

18
Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling
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Birthday: June 24, 1979

19
Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart
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Birthday: July 6, 1979

20
Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg
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Birthday: August 18, 1978

21
Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams
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Birthday: November 17, 1978

22
Gerard Way

Gerard Way
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Birthday: April 9, 1977

23
Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton
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Birthday: February 27, 1980

24
Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt
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Birthday: June 21, 1979

25
Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union
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Birthday: October 29, 1972

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Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell
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Birthday: July 18, 1980

27
Jaleel White

Jaleel White
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Birthday: November 27, 1976

28
Adam Levine

Adam Levine
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Birthday: March 18, 1979

29
Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana
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Birthday: June 19, 1978

30
Chris Pine

Chris Pine
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Birthday: August 26, 1980

31
Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone
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Birthday: October 4, 1976

32
Jason Earles

Jason Earles
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Birthday: April 26, 1977

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Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger
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Birthday: June 29, 1978

34
Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones
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Birthday: February 25, 1976

35
Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum
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Birthday: April 26, 1980

36
John Legend

John Legend
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Birthday: December 28, 1978

37
Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson
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Birthday: July 10, 1980

38
André Holland

Andre Holland
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Birthday: December 28, 1979

39
P!nk

Pink
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Birthday: September 8, 1979

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Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson
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Birthday: June 11, 1978

 

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