15 Celebrities Who Seemed to Beat the Biological Clock and Gave Birth at a Later Age

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Childbirth over the age of 35 generally involves more risks and difficulties, according to medical experts. But a healthy pregnancy is also possible. And these famous women proved just how strong and beautiful the female body is, when they got pregnant and gave birth in their late 30s, 40s and even in their 50s.

1. Janet Jackson

The singer who got married to her third husband in 2012 gave birth to a baby boy in early 2017 at the age of 50. She called her pregnancy a ’’blessing.’’ It was reported that Jackson ’’had a stress-free, healthy delivery.’’

2. Alyssa Milano

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Milano has been married twice, and in her second marriage, she had long-awaited kids. The first kid, her son, was born when the actress was 38. Milano’s younger daughter was born when she was 41.

3. Halle Berry

Oscar-winner Halle Berry had her second child at the age of 47, with French actor Olivier Martinez. She has a daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry, from a previous relationship with model Gabriel Aubry.

4. Jennifer Love Hewitt

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The actress is famous for her roles in I Know What You Did Last Summer, Garfield, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, Criminal Minds, and more. Jennifer Love Hewitt is happy in her marriage and has 3 kids. She gave birth to her youngest son in 2021 at the age of 42.

5. Jane Kaczmarek

The Malcolm in the Middle sitcom mother juggled 4 kids on screen, but in real life Jane Kaczmarek had 3 kids at the age of 42, 44, and her third at 46.

6. Kirsten Dunst

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The actress became a family woman not that long ago and had her first baby in 2018. Her second baby appeared in the spring of 2021 when Dunst was 39.

7. Meghan Markle

Today, Meghan Markle is known as the spouse of Prince Harry. As an actress, she is most famous for her role in the Suits series. Markle has 2 kids. She gave birth to her youngest daughter, Lilibet, in June 2021, 2 months before she turned 40.

8. Kenya Moore

The actress, producer, and reality star known for Real House Wives of Atlanta, had in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and gave birth to her daughter, Brooklyn, at the age of 47.

9. Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon was diagnosed with endometriosis, a disorder that can cause infertility, despite this she had her third child at the age of 45.

10. Iman

The Somalian-born model gave birth to her only daughter with David Bowie at the age of 45. It was reported that the legendary icon even cut the umbilical cord minutes after their baby girl was born. Iman has another daughter that was born 22 years earlier from a previous marriage.

11. Drew Barrymore

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We remember Drew Barrymore from movies such as 50 First Dates, Charlie’s Angels, Fever Pitch, and others. The actress has many love stories and had her 2 daughters in her marriage with an art consultant, Will Kopelman. The youngest daughter was born when Barrymore was 39.

12. Chloë Sevigny

The American Horror Story actress gave birth to her first child at the age of 45 with her boyfriend Siniša Mačković.

13. Nicole Kidman

At the age of 24, Nicole Kidman suffered a miscarriage while married to Tom Cruise. Afterward, the then-couple opted for adoption and became parents to a boy and a girl. However, it was in 2008 that the actress gave birth to her first biological daughter at the age of 40 with husband Keith Urban, even despite being told she had a 2% chance of conceiving a child. The couple went on to have a second daughter who was born via surrogate.

14. Christy Brinkley

The model and entrepreneur has 2 daughters and a son from different marriages. Her youngest daughter was born in 1998 when Brinkley was 43. Sailor is now 23 years old and is also a model like her mother.

15. Brigitte Nielsen

The Danish actress and model gave birth to her fifth child at the age of 54. She revealed, ’’My pregnancy was so easy for me [...] After I gave birth, I was back to feeling completely myself again after 2 and a half weeks!"

Do you also disagree with the stereotype about the “ticking clock?” What other women inspire you not to be afraid of childbirth at any age?


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