12 Accomplished Women Who Decided to Become Mothers After 35
During the past decades, women have started welcoming their first kid around the age of 29. The age used to be a lot younger in previous years, but now women like to achieve first in their professional area and then move on to create a family. However, they often receive criticism about this decision, but it’s their life and they can do whatever they feel comfortable doing.
Now I’ve Seen Everything wants to remind all women that they are free to decide on when and if they will have kids whenever they feel it’s best.
Rachel Weisz, 48 years old
The Mummy actress had a baby with her husband, James Bond star, Daniel Craig at the age of 48. Rachel Weisz has a son with director Darren Aronofsky and Daniel Craig has a daughter from a previous relationship, who is in her 20s.
Alyssa Milano’s most popular role was as Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed. Among her most recent movie projects is a Christmas comedy, New Year’s Eve.
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.
The actress has been a part of many famous movie projects. Some of Kirsten Dunst’s most popular roles were in the Spider-Man trilogy, Interview with the Vampire, Mona Lisa Smile, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Marie Antoinette, and more.
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.
Marcia Gay Harden
The First Wives Club, Meet Joe Black, Mona Lisa Smile, and the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy are just a handful of the popular movies Marcia Harden has starred in. The actress has 3 kids, and her first daughter was born when she was 39. At the age of 44, Harden gave birth to twins.
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.
Laura Linney, 49 years old
The star of movies like Love Actually, The Truman Show, and the TV series Law & Order first became a mother one month before she turned 50 years old. Laura has been married twice, the first time to actor David Adkins, and the second to real estate agent Marc Schauer. In her second marriage, she had her first son Bennett Armistead. The star did a great job at hiding her pregnancy and she is still trying to protect her family from public attention.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
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.
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.
Perhaps Lena Headey’s most popular role was as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones. The actress also took part in famous movies like The Brothers Grimm, 300, 300: Rise of an Empire, etc. Headey is divorced now and has 2 kids. She gave birth to her youngest daughter at the age of 41.
Melanie Griffith is a popular actress from the ’80s and ’90s, known for roles in Working Girl, Two Much, and other movies. She had several passionate romances and marriages.
Apart from her eldest daughter, actress Dakota Johnson, known for her role as Anastasia in Fifty Shades of Grey, Griffith also has a younger daughter, Stella (in the right photo). The actress had her at age 39 with Antonio Banderas.
Rachel McAdams has also been a part of many famous movie projects. Her starring roles were in Mean Girls and The Notebook. The actress has had several big love stories, but today, she is in a relationship with a scriptwriter, Jamie Linden. In 2018, at the age of 39, McAdams became a mother for the first time.
In 2020, the media was writing that the actress was pregnant with a second kid. However, the star prefers to keep her family away from prying eyes, so nothing is known about the alleged newborn.
Salma Hayek, 41
In 2007, the Mexican-American actress got engaged to French businessman, François-Henri Pinault. Salma gave birth to their daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault, on September 21, 2007, at 41 years old. 2 years later, Salma and François got married on Valentine’s Day in 2009 in Paris.
Do you feel pressure to have kids before a certain age or do you want to achieve certain things first before you decide to have children?