50 Celebrities Who Are Turning 50 This Year

These famous stars are celebrating turning a half-century old in 2021.

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We're all excited to put 2020 behind us and move in to 2021. But for those of us who have milestone birthdays this year, 2021 offers even more to celebrate—and that includes some of Hollywood's biggest stars. From beloved teen idols who are all grown up—like 90210's Shannen Doherty and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's Alfonso Ribeiro—to longstanding A-listers like Mark Wahlberg and Jada Pinkett Smith, plenty of famous faces will be celebrating their half-century mark in 2021. Read on for 50 celebrities who are turning 50 this year. And for more on stars over 50 who will blow your mind, check out these Celebs Over 50 Whose Abs Broke the Internet.

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Taye Diggs

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Jan. 2

2
Jeremy Renner

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Jan. 7

3
Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017
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Jan. 11

4
Regina King

Regina King at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Grants Banquet in 2018
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Jan. 15

5
Questlove

Questlove at the Planned Parenthood Anniversary Gala in 2017
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Jan. 20

6
Kenya Moore

Kenya Moore at the Bossip Best Dressed List Award in 2017
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Jan. 24

7
Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein at the Critics' Choice Awards in 2020
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Feb. 15

8
Denise Richards

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Feb. 17

And for more on Richards' younger days, check out these Celeb Red Carpet Photos From 2000 You Have to See to Believe.

9
Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga at the Tony awards in 2017
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Feb. 22

10
Sean Astin

Sean Astin at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards in 2018
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Feb. 25

And for a surprising fact about this '80s star, find out who is famous mom is on this list of 30 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Related.

11
Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu at the Soul Train Music Awards in 2016
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Feb. 26

12
Cara Buono

Cara Buono at the premiere of 'Stranger Things 2' in 2017
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Mar. 1

13
Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm at the world premiere of 'TAG' in 2018
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Mar. 10

14
Keegan-Michael Key

Keegan-Michael Key at the premiere of 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' in 2019
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Mar. 22

15
Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro at the PaleyFest in 2019
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Mar. 24

16
Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion at the American Music Awards in 2013
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Mar. 27

17
Mark Consuelos

Mark Consuelos at the CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute in 2018
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Mar. 30

And for more on Conseulos' family, check out his not-so-little-ones here: 25 Celebrity Kids Who Look Just Like Their Parents.

18
Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor at the premiere of 'Christopher Robin' in 2018
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Mar. 31

19
Shannen Doherty

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Apr. 12

And for more on Doherty's rise to fame, check out The Biggest '90s TV Teen Idols, Then and Now.

20
David Tennant

David Tennant at the premiere of 'Camping' in 2018
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Apr. 18

21
Bridget Moynahan

Bridget Moynahan at the National Geographic's presentation of 'America Inside Out with Katie Couric'
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Apr. 28

22
Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017
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May 14

23
Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel at the premiere of 'Frozen 2' in 2019
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May 30

24
Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg at the premiere of 'Daddy's Home 2' in 2017
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Jun. 5

And if you remember when he was Marky Marky, check out The Biggest '80s Teen Idols, Then and Now.

25
Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio at the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2019
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Jun. 17

26
Angela Kinsey

Angela Kinsey at the world premiere of 'Mulan' in 2020
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Jun. 25

27
Elon Musk

Elon Musk at a post-launch news conference in 2019
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Jun. 28

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Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott at the BET Awards in 2005
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Jul. 1

29
Leisha Hailey

Leisha Hailey at the premiere of 'The L Word' in 2019
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Jul. 11

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Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh at the Critics' Choice Awards in 2019
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Jul. 20

31
Tom Green

Tom Green at the premiere of '300: Rise of An Empire' in 2014
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Jul. 30

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Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux at the premiere of 'Bumblebee' in 2018
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Aug. 10

33
Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke at the Jingle Ball in 2019
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Sept. 8

34
Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler at the Women In Film Gala in 2019
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Sept. 16

And for more famous ladies through the years, check out The Biggest Female Icon the Year You Were Born.

35
Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith 2017 BET Awards
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Sept. 18

And for more on this famous family, check out The One Thing Jada Pinkett Smith Regrets Doing With Her Kids.

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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong speaking at the University of Texas in 2015
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Sept. 18

37
Luke Wilson

Luke Wilson at premiere of 'The Goldfinch' in 2019
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Sept. 21

And if you're wondering why Owen Wilson isn't on this list, check out 14 Sets of Celebrity Siblings You Didn't Realize Aren't Twins.

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Alfonso Ribeiro

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Sept. 21

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Jenna Elfman

Jenna Elfman at Wondercon in 2017
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Sept. 30

40
Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen at the premiere of 'Alice Through the Look Glass' in 2016
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Oct. 13

41
Snoop Dogg

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Oct. 20

42
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson at the premiere of 'Dolemite Is My Name' in 2019
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Oct. 25

And for more on one of Robinson's hit sitcoms, check out 30 Facts About "The Office" Even Superfans Don't Know.

43
Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp at the Star Trek discovery panel in 2018
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Oct. 26

44
Winona Ryder

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Oct. 29

45
Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards in 2016
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Nov. 21

46
Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate
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Nov. 25

47
Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin at the Golden Globe Awards in 2019
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Dec. 24

48
Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau in London, UK in 2020
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Dec. 25

49
Jared Leto

Jared Leto 2019
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Dec. 26

50
Daniel Sunjata

Daniel Sunjata at the Teen Choice Awards Party in 2016
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Dec. 30

And if you're curious which celebrity is your age, check out The Most Popular Actor Who's the Same Age as You.

Amber Raiken
Amber Raiken is an Editorial Assistant at Best Life. Read more
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