UPDATED: Check out the celebrities turning 50 in 2021!
The 1970s were nearly half a century ago. That means that famous people born in 1970 turned 50 in 2020. This list of musicians, athletes, TV personalities, and actors are 50 year olds. Many have been in the spotlight for some time now, so it's not too hard to believe they're entering a new decade of life.
The world gained a lot more celebrities who are 50 in 2020. You'll recognize several of the actors and actresses turning 50 from popular television shows back in the 1990s like Twin Peaks and Dawson's Creek. Some of the female actresses you might not even recognize, because of the amount of anti-aging work they've had done to their faces.
At the head of the list is Matt Damon, who has established himself as one of America's most talented and versatile actors. His breakout role came in 1997 with Good Will Hunting, which he wrote and starred in alongside Ben Affleck. By the way, did you know that Damon and Affleck are technically 10th cousins, once removed? Damon has consistently continued to work in movies over the years. You can see him in the biopic Ford v. Ferrari.
Tina Fey is another of the 50 year old celebrities. She, Melissa McCarthy, and Queen Latifah are all actresses born in 1970. Other celebrities born in 1970 include Beck, Sarah Silverman, and Leah Remini. The list of famous women who are 50 is pretty extensive, especially come 2020. However, there are plenty of actors born in 1970 as well.
Are you surprised by the famous people who turned 50? Read below to see more of the celebrities who are 50 in 2020.
- Photo: Dave J Hogan / Getty ImagesChristopher Edward Nolan, (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer, who is known for making personal, distinctive films within the Hollywood mainstream. He has been called "one of the ultimate auteurs."Having made his directorial debut with Following (1998), Nolan gained considerable attention for his second feature Memento (2000). He made the transition from independent to studio filmmaking with Insomnia (2002), and found further critical and commercial success with The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Nolan has co-written several of his films with his brother... more
- Photo: Jason Meritt / Getty ImagesDana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), known professionally as Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989 and released her debut album All Hail the Queen on November 28, 1989, featuring the hit single Ladies First. Nature of a Sista' (1991) was her second and final album with Tommy Boy Records. Latifah starred as Khadijah James on the FOX sitcom Living Single, from 1993 to 1998. Her third album, Black Reign (1993), spawned the single "U.N.I.T.Y.", which, being a large influence on women, won a Grammy Award and peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100. She then starred in the lead role... more
- Photo: Jerod Harris / Getty ImagesBeck Hansen (born July 8, 1970), known mononymously as Beck, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He rose to fame in the early 1990s with his experimental and lo-fi style, and became known for creating musical collages of wide genre styles. Today, he musically encompasses folk, funk, soul, hip hop, electronic, alternative rock, country, and psychedelia. He has released 13 studio albums (3 of which were independently released), as well as several non-album singles and a book of sheet music. Born in Los Angeles in 1970, Beck grew towards hip-hop and folk in his teens and began to perform locally at coffeehouses and clubs. He moved to New York City in 1989 and... more
- Kelly Maria Ripa (born October 2, 1970) is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer. Ripa portrayed Hayley Vaughan on the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children, between 1990 and 2002. She is the co-host of the syndicated morning talk show, Live! with Kelly and Ryan, in various formats since 2001. She also played Faith Fairfield on the ABC sitcom, Hope & Faith, from 2003 to 2006. Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, own a New York-based production company, Milojo.In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Most Powerful People in Media.... more