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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.

  • Kenya Moore gave birth to her first daughter, Brooklyn Doris, in November 2018 at the age of 47. Though Moore says her dream always included starting a family, her first pregnancy was met with various scares and problems. After getting pregnant via vitro fertilization, as well as an emergency c-section, Moore overcame any and all issues and gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit
    • Credits: The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Waiting to Exhale, Trois, Deliver Us from Eva
  • Actress Brigitte Nielson gave birth to her first daughter, Frida, on June 22, 2018, at the age of 54. Nielson has four other sons from previous marriages. 

    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Rødovre, Denmark
    • Credits: Rocky IV, Ich bin ein Star, holt mich hier raus!, Cobra, Big Brother VIP - Jokeren

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  • Halle Berry
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    Halle Berry gave birth to her daughter Nahla in 2008 when she was 41 years old. She gave birth to her son Maceo in 2013 at the age of 45.
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Credits: X-Men: The Last Stand, Cloud Atlas, X-Men 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past

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  • Salma Hayek
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    Salma Hayek gave birth to her daughter Valentina Paloma in 2007 when she was 41.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
    • Credits: Frida, Desperado, Puss in Boots, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

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