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: Vincent Sandoval / Getty ImagesSarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, producer, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a satirical or deadpan fashion. For her work on television, she has won two Primetime Emmy Awards. Silverman was a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live, and starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in... more
- Photo: Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016) / A+E NetworksLeah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress, author, former Scientologist, and Scientology critic. She starred as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS comedy series The King of Queens (1998–2007) and later co-hosted The Talk in 2010–11. Since 2016, she has co-produced and hosted the Emmy Award–winning A&E documentary series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. Raised as a member of the Church of Scientology from childhood, Remini left the organization in 2013 and began public criticism of Scientology. Two years later, she released Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, her memoir about her experience with Scientology and reasons for leaving it. She... more
- Nicholas Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and carpenter who is known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy and was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Offerman is also known for his role in The Founder, in which he portrays Dick McDonald, one of the brothers who developed the fast food chain McDonald's. His first major television role since the end of Parks and Recreation was as Karl Weathers in the FX series Fargo, for which he received a Critics' Choice... more
- Naomi Elaine Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model, actress, and businesswoman. Recruited at the age of 15, she established herself amongst the most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and the 1990s and was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion industry and the international press.In addition to her modelling career, Campbell has embarked on other ventures, which include an R&B-pop studio album and several acting appearances in film and television, such as the modelling competition reality show The Face and its international offshoots. Campbell is also involved in charity work for various causes.... more