Like fine wine, most of the women in Hollywood age with grace. They prove to us that age is nothing but a number. Here are 15 sexy female celebrities over 40 who do not let four decades of existence keep them from looking good:
1. Salma Hayek
Believe it or not, this stunner is already 49 years old! The Mexican actress was born September 2, 1996 and began her career in Mexico as a telenovela star. In the present, she is a successful actress, director and producer.
2. Cate Blanchett
In four decades, Cate has received many acting awards including two Academy awards. She has starred in huge film such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Hobbit. She is currently 43 years of age.
3. Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle made her acting debut in the 1980 film The Hollywood Knights. However, she gained attention with her breakout performance in Scarface. She then went on to becoming Catwoman in Batman Returns. She is now 54 years old.
4. Uma Thurman
At 45, Uma is considered as one of Hollywood’s sexiest. Throughout her career, the actress slash model has taken on a variety of leading roles. She has worked on romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies.
5. Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth is among Hollywood’s most successful actresses at the age of 43. She was born into the industry being the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. She is best known for her roles in Se7en, Emma and Shakespeare in Love.
6. Julianne Moore
Julianne is a talented American-British actress who has established her name in the acting industry since the early 1990s. She is famous for her dramatic roles and has won several awards including an Oscar this year (2015). She is presently 54 years of age.
7. Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine is a multi-awarded actress who has received numerous awards including one Academy Award, one BAFTA award and three Screen Actor Guild Awards. She is married to an equally successful actor, Michael Douglas. At 46 years old, she is not only a successful actress but is highly admired for her gorgeous looks and timeless elegance.
8. Famke Janssen
Famke was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands in November 5, 1964. She is currently 50 years of age and looks nowhere near that number. The Dutch actress, director, screenwriter and former fashion model is known for playing the role of Jean Grey or Phoenix in the X-Men film series.
9. Julia Roberts
Here is one actress whose name is a staple in the Hollywood industry. Pretty Woman Julia Roberts has starred in numerous of Hollywood’s biggest films throughout her entire career. At the age of 47, she has a net worth of $140 million and is among the richest women in the acting industry.
10. Cameron Diaz
The actress started to gain attention back in the 1990s when she starred in the films The Mask, My Best Friend’s Wedding and There’s Something About Mary. From there, she became an award-winning actress and producer. At the age of 43, she still has offers rolling in and can still captivate you with her sunny smile.
11. Halle Berry
At 49, Halle is sexier than women half her age. In her career, she has won an Academy Award for her performance in the 2001 romantic drama Monster’s Ball. She has starred in Hollywood’s biggest films and has won numerous awards including an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In the 2000s, she was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
12. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer is one of Hollywood’s favorite leading ladies. At 46 years of age, she has played the leading role in countless of films including Bruce Almighty, Marley & Me, The Break-Up, Horrible Bosses and We’re the Millers. However, Jennifer is popularly known for playing Rachel in the successful television series Friends which ran for a decade.
13. Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer began her career as a child model. She started acting in 1984 when she made her debut in the crime film Once Upon a Time in America. She began her rise to fame when she starred in the 1998 science fiction film Dark City and for her dramatic portrayal of Marion Silver in Requiem for a Dream. Among her biggest achievements in the industry was when she won multiple awards for her supporting role in the biopic A Beautiful Mind.
14. Nicole Kidman
At 48, the Australian actress is considered as the most talented of our time. She has starred in countless of films since the early 1990s and has won numerous awards including multiple Golden Globes and Academy Awards. She has also served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since 2006.
15. Jennifer Lopez