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42 Celebrity Women Who Gave Birth After 40

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List of Celebrity Women Who Gave Birth After 40, ranked by fame and popularity. Studies have shown that women are now waiting until later in life to have children. Several famous actresses and singers have given birth to their kids after they turned 40. One actress on this list even gave birth to twins when she was almost 50!

Who is the most famous woman who gave birth after 40? Halle Berry tops our list. The Catwoman actress has given birth to two kids since she turned 40. Berry gave birth to her daughter, Nahla, in 2008 when she was 41 and welcomed her son, Maceo, in 2013 at the age of 45. Nicole Kidman adopted her children with Tom Cruise in the early 90s, but she gave birth to her daughter with Keith Urban, Sunday Rose, in 2008 when she was 41. The couple opted to have their second daughter Faith Margaret via surrogacy in 2010.

Vacation actress Beverly D'Angelo is the oldest mom on this list. She gave birth to twin babies in 2001 at age 49. The twins' father is The Godfather actor Al Pacino who was over 60 at the time of their birth. Pop diva Mariah Carey also gave birth to twin babies over 40. She had fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe in 2011 when she was 42.

Do you think that it is better to have kids later in life? Share your thoughts in the comments section and take a look at then many celebrities who chose to have kids after they were over the hill.

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  • Madonna
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    Madonna had her son Rocco Ritchie in 2000 a few days before she turned 42.
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America
    • Credits: Madonna: Truth or Dare, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, Evita

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  • Nicole Kidman
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    Nicole Kidman gave birth to her daughter Sunday Rose in 2008 when she was 41.  Faith Margaret was born in 2010, when Kidman was 43.

    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    • Credits: Moulin Rouge, The Others, Eyes Wide Shut, The Hours

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  • Mariah Carey gave birth to twins Moroccan and Monroe in 2011 when she was 42.
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States of America
    • Credits: Oz the Great and Powerful, Love Actually, Rush Hour, Men in Black

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  • Jennifer Connelly gave birth to her daughter Agnes Lark in 2011 when she was 40 years old.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Cairo, New York, United States of America
    • Credits: Requiem for a Dream, A Beautiful Mind, Blood Diamond, Hulk

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