Like Fine Wine: 29+ Celebs Who Look Better with Age
| LAST UPDATE 11/02/2022
You know what they say about fine wines; They only get better with age, just like some of these Hollywood icons. No matter how many years go by, these stars managed to defy the effects of aging, and we're dying to know their secret!
Cameron Diaz: 1994 vs. 2016
Ever since she appeared in The Mask at age 21, this beauty queen has been quite the showstopper in Hollywood. And let's be real here, Cameron Diaz hasn't aged a day since her early career; We've got to know her secret!
She became extremely successful, winning multiple awards, after starring in Charlie's Angels, The Holiday, and more. Diaz retired from acting in 2018, and she has zero regrets about it. Now, she has extra "me-time," and she's looking better than ever!
Justin Timberlake: 1998 vs. 2018
From teen heartthrob to Hollywood star, Justin Timberlake will clearly never go out of style, and apparently, will never age! After stealing the hearts of countless teenage girls as a member of NSYNC during the 90s, Timberlake launched his solo career and proved he was meant to be in the spotlight.
One of his first significant acting roles was in Alpha Dog in 2006, and from that point on, he became a triple threat; Timberlake's an incredible actor, singer, and dancer. Oh, and we can't forget about his looks; He's certainly a sight for sore eyes, even as he's approaching age 40!
Beyonce: 1998 vs. 2018
It might be hard to imagine now, after multiple Grammys and other awards, but Queen B wasn't always a solo artist. Beyonce debuted her career as a part of the R&B group Destiny's Child during the 90s. A few years later, she released her first solo album, Dangerously in Love, and the rest was history.
Ever since then, Beyonce's stolen the show at the Super Bowl, received more awards than we can count, and raised three beautiful children, all at the same time. Even a few young kids can't slow down this Queen or cause her to get a single wrinkle. Please, Beyonce, let us in on your secret!
Ashton Kutcher: 1998 vs. 2018
After growing up in Iowa, this Hollywood hottie first graced our screens as Michael Kelso in That '70s Show, and he hasn't slowed down since. That was only the beginning for Kutcher, as he went on to star in Just Married, No Strings Attached, and many other films.
Today, at 42-years-old, Ashton looks nearly the same as he did at the beginning of his career, and he and his equally stunning wife Mila Kunis are the proud parents of two while also maintaining successful careers. You know what they say about fine wines; They just get better with age, and so does this guy!
Gwyneth Paltrow: 1993 vs. 2019
Is it possible that some of our favorite stars have gotten even more stunning with age? Because that's how it seems with Gwyneth Paltrow, who was born to be a star. Daughter of actress Blythe Danner, Gwyneth clearly has acting in her blood and has been taking the stage since she was a child.
One of her first significant movie roles was in Steven Spielberg's Hook in the early 90s. At age 48, Paltrow's known to be an award-winning actress, loving mother, and evidently, a gorgeous woman who appears to be half her age, don't you think?! If that's what approaching 50 looks like, then bring it on!
John Legend: 2004 vs. 2019
Having the voice of an angel and the power to never age, John Legend's unlike any other. He's been singing and playing piano since he was just a kid, and from a young age, "I was ambitious and just loved being on stage," John revealed. He released his first hit song, Get Lifted, in 2004, and the rest was history!
This absolute legend's received over a dozen awards for his music and makes up half of one of Hollywood's most famous couples, as he's married to the beautiful Chrissy Teigen. Together, they've raised their adorable children, and John is still thriving in his musical career, and we've got to say, at age 41, he looks incredible!
Reese Witherspoon: 1997 vs. 2020
Before she won us over as Elle Woods, who took Harvard Law School by storm, Reese Witherspoon began her acting career at age seven, starring in her very first commercial. Reese went from an adorable and perky blonde teen to a stunning young woman to an even more beautiful working mother.
Just look at the photo on the right taken earlier this year; Can you believe she's 44-years-old? Witherspoon essentially does it all, being a successful actress, producer, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three. Just this year, she's starred in the series Little Fires Everywhere and has no intention of slowing down anytime soon!
Jamie Foxx: 1999 vs. 2020
Is this what all men look like once they turn 50? Either that or Jamie Foxx has some sort of trick up his sleeve to remain youthful and more handsome than ever. Originally named Eric Marlon Bishop, the artist started playing piano as a child and developed his musical passion early on.
Foxx also dabbled in standup comedy and TV, which led to his very own sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, during the 90s. He clearly has many talents, as he's received awards for movies and music, including three AMA's. Jamie's still going strong in both industries and was certainly made to be on camera!
Kate Hudson: 1999 vs. 2019
They say that laughter is contagious, and when it comes to this blond beauty's vibrant presence, that statement's definitely true! Aside from being an extremely successful actress, businesswoman, and mother, Kate Hudson's proved that there's no reason to fear turning 40; Just look at her photo!
Do you think her infectious smile has a little something to do with her power to avoid aging? As the daughter of famous actress Goldie Hawn, it only made sense for Kate to follow in her mother's footsteps, and even the stress of Hollywood hasn't put a wrinkle in her skin. We've got to know how she does it!
Tyra Banks: 1993 vs. 2018
Tyra Banks must have found a loophole in the science of aging because just look at these two photos; How could they have been taken over 20 years apart? This supermodel's been rocking the runway ever since the 90s, and it's no surprise since she's so everlastingly beautiful.
Tyra's posed for Sports Illustrated, appeared in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, hosted America's Next Top Model, and most recently, she hosted Dancing With the Stars. Evidently, Banks is still on the rise, even at 46-years-old. No matter what age, this stunner won't slow down, and she looks better than ever!
Brad Pitt: 1988 vs. 2020
For anyone worried about losing their fabulous hair as they get older, just take a look at Brad Pitt. At age 56, this Hollywood hottie's still got his luscious locks and certainly doesn't look anywhere near his age. Pitt's been acting for over 30 years, as he landed his first few movie roles in the late 80s.
In 1995 and 2000, he was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, and it was clear that Brad had one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood. Since then, he's received numerous Academy Awards and has starred in more movies than we can count. Oh, and if it wasn't obvious, he's just as handsome as he was in the 80s.
Jennifer Lopez: 1999 vs. 2020
J.Lo has proven to be an unstoppable triple threat over the years, as she can sing and dance like no other and has a knack for acting. She grew up taking dance lessons and then bravely entered the film industry in the 80s, landing a role in My Little Girl.
Lopez released her first album, On the 6, in 1999, and the rest was history. She also continued acting, starring in The Wedding Planner, Second Act, and many others. J.Lo can clearly accomplish anything she sets her mind to, as she's won awards in both industries while raising kids and somehow looks this stunning at age 51.
Ryan Gosling: 2001 vs. 2017
There must be something about Canada's water because this Canadian actor only seems to get better looking with age. Ryan Gosling's been acting since he was a child when he appeared in Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and things have clearly gone up from there.
He later starred in The Notebook, La La Land, and many other hit movies where he stole women's hearts worldwide. Today, at 40-years-old, Gosling proves that there's no reason to let age hold you back, as he's still thriving as an actor while raising two kids and turning heads with his insanely good looks.
Sandra Bullock: 1993 vs. 2018
While everyone on this list has seemed to beat the odds of aging, take it from Sandra Bullock; Age is nothing but a number. At 56-years-old, this stunning actress was named People's Most Beautiful Woman and made it on Time's list of the 100 Most Influential People all in the last 10 years.
Whether Bullock's playing a blonde Southern belle in The Blind Side or solving crimes in The Heat, her acting is unlike any other, and she always looks incredible. As the world's highest-paid actress in both 2010 and 2014, it's no secret that Sandra's made her mark on Hollywood and hasn't let her age slow her down.
Jay Z: 1998 vs. 2018
It's hard to believe that this photo from the beginning of Jay Z's career was taken over 20 years ago, as the rapper looks almost the exact same today! It appears that he's managed to do it all, as the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to Forbes.
Ever since he created his very own record label, Roc-A-Fela Records, during the 90s, Jay's done everything in his power to succeed. Even while dominating the music industry and raising three kids, this 50-year-old icon managed to avoid the wrath of aging, just like his wife, making them one good-looking couple.
Drew Barrymore: 1990 vs. 2017
Drew Barrymore might've changed up her look a few times over the years, especially her hairstyle, but both her remarkable acting and undeniable beauty have remained prominent. Her father, John Drew Barrymore, was also an actor, so it was no surprise that she followed the same path.
Drew landed one of her first major movie roles in 1982 when she appeared in E.T. then, she became unstoppable. She later starred in Never Been Kissed, 50 First Dates, and many others. Today, she's extremely focused on her newest project, The Drew Barrymore Show, and it's no secret that aging is the least of her problems!
Matthew McConaughey: 1996 vs. 2018
Let Matthew McConaughey serve as a reminder that age is truly nothing but a number, and some people out there have some sort of magical power to avoid it. This blue-eyed icon debuted his acting career in the 90s when he appeared in Dazed and Confused, and if you're a fan of romcoms, then you probably know he's thrived ever since.
From How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days to Dallas Buyers Club, McConaughey never fails to encapsulate the audience with his good looks and his irresistible humor. Today, at age 51, this Texas-born heartthrob is still acting, raising three kids, and is a proud owner of the Austin F.C. soccer team.
Halle Berry: 1995 vs. 2019
Whether she's soaring through the air as Catwoman or taking on NYC by storm in Living Dolls, Halle Berry's managed to avoid the terrors of aging, as she's currently 54 and more gorgeous than ever! She's been on our TV screens since the 80s, but her career truly took off in the early 90s when she appeared in Jungle Fever.
She made history in 2002 when she became the first African American woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress. Berry received the award for her unbelievable performance in Monster's Ball, and she's been thriving ever since. Recently, she starred in Bruised, so evidently, Halle has no intention of slowing down!
Rachel McAdams: 2004 vs. 2018
Like her costar from The Notebook, Rachel McAdams is another Canadian beauty, who somehow seems to get better looking every year. She made her Holywood debut in 2002 with The Hot Chick and then took her career to the next level in 2004 when she played the one and only Regina George in Mean Girls.
With every one of Rachel's new movie roles came a new hairstyle, proving her timeless and versatile beauty. She continued to thrive and eventually landed an Oscar in 2016 for Best Supporting Actress in the film Spotlight. No matter the role or the year, the 42-year-old turns heads with her beauty.
Jennifer Aniston: 1995 vs. 2019
There's no doubt about it, Jennifer Aniston has some secret trick up her sleeve that's allowed her to still look this incredible even at age 51. From her days of playing the loveable Rachel Green on Friends starting in the 90s to her countless rom-com roles, Aniston always appears breathtaking.
With that noteworthy hair, named 'The Rachel,' after her Friends character, Jennifer's always been a trendsetter. This beauty queen certainly didn't let the big 5-0 slow her down, and just like some of the finest wines, she's evidently become more exquisite over time.
Bradley Cooper: 2001 vs. 2019
Bradley Cooper landed one of his first TV roles in 1999, when he made an appearance on Sex and the City, alongside Sarah Jessica Parker. A couple of years later, he debuted his movie career in the comedy Wet Hot American Summer, and things only went up from there.
Cooper blew fans away to a new level when he directed and starred in A Star is Born in 2018, which won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Music. This incredible production proved that Cooper's not only an extraordinary actor, but he can also sing, and to this day, he's one of the most handsome faces in Hollywood.
Megan Fox: 2004 vs. 2019
The stunning Megan Fox first appeared on the big screen in 2001 in Holiday in the Sun, and the crowd, along with Hollywood icons, were mesmerized by her beauty. Her career took off, and she landed significant roles in Transformers, This Is 40, and plenty of other films.
In 2020, Fox starred in Rogue and Think Like a Dog, and she likely has a lot more in store for the future. At 34-years-old, Megan looks just as gorgeous as she did at the beginning of her career, and chances are that she won't have to worry about the effects of aging with her good looks.
Patrick Dempsey: 1989 vs. 2018
You might know him best as McDreamy, former star of Grey's Anatomy, and the truth is, Patrick Dempsey still looks quite dreamy at age 54. But Dr. Shepard wasn't his first role; Dempsey made a few appearances in Will & Grace early in his career, along with a few other shows.
Come 2005, Dempsey landed his iconic part in Grey's Anatomy, and when that came to an end, he had plenty more opportunities coming his way. With those magical blue eyes, he also landed plenty of movie roles, including Enchanted, Made of Honor, and many others.
Jennifer Garner: 2001 vs. 2019
Those dimples must have superpowers because Jennifer Garner looks just as beautiful today as she did almost 20 years ago. She started acting when she was a teenager, landing various minor parts in shows like Law & Order and Time of Your Life. 2001 was a big year for Garner, as she took on two significant roles.
She starred in Pearl Harbor and ABC's Alias, which landed Jennifer a Golden Globe for Best Actress. Today, as a 48-year-old mother of three, she's still taking Hollywood by storm and encapsulating us with her vibrant smile. Chances are, this beauty has a lot more in store for the future.
Matt Damon: 1998 vs. 2019
Here we have another Hollywood icon looking just as handsome at age 50 as he did 20 years ago. This hotshot first rose to fame after appearing in Mystic Pizza in the late 80s and had his breakthrough role, alongside longtime friend Ben Affleck, in Good Will Hunting, which the two actors wrote together.
Things certainly took off from there, and Damon became a renowned actor, screenwriter, and producer. Between Good Will Hunting, The Departed, and his other films, Damon's received more awards than we can count while raising three children and, of course, maintaining his ageless appearance.
Gisele Bündchen: 1999 vs. 2018
Okay, Gisele, it's time for you to reveal your secret to us, of how you look nearly the same today as you did 20 years ago! Since her teenage years, the Brazilian model has been strutting down the runway and became one of Victoria's Secret's most recognizable angels.
During the height of her career, Bündchen became one of the world's most profitable supermodels, and we can see why! She was named the 89th powerful Woman in the World by Forbes in 2014 but decided to retire from modeling a few years ago to focus more on her family. She'll still remain a fashion icon, though!
Mila Kunis: 2000 vs. 2015
Just like her husband, Mila Kunis seems to get better with age, and she's still thriving in her acting career. The actress first graced our screens in 1998 as Jackie Burkhart in That '70s Show, where she exaggerated about her age to land the role at 14-years-old.
Kunis later debuted her movie career and starred in films like Friends With Benefits, Bad Moms, and many more. Today, she and Ashton Kutcher are still succeeding in Hollywood while also raising their two beautiful children, and somehow managing not to age a day. How do they do it?!
Mario Lopez: 1990 vs. 2020
We're officially convinced that dimples have magic powers; Just look at Mario Lopez and Jennifer Garner's photos. Their facial features must have a way of fighting off the effects of aging, don't you think? Lopez rose to fame during the 80s, mainly for his role as A.C. Slater in Saved by the Bell.
In recent years, he's focused a lot on his career as a TV host, entertaining viewers with his contagious smile on Extra, Access Hollywood, and many other shows. In addition to being incredibly good looking, the 47-year-old is also a father of three and is still thriving as an actor and TV personality.
Angelina Jolie: 2000 vs. 2019
No matter how old she gets, there's something exceptionally youthful about Angelina Jolie's smile that always fools us about her age. The 45-year-old began acting as a child, alongside her father, Jon Voight, who's also known to be a successful actor.
Over time, Angelina created her own path for herself, starring in movies such as Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Salt, and many others. Even after raising six children and maintaining a Hollywood career, Jolie's found a way to avoid the wrinkles and lock in her effortless beauty.
Victoria Beckham: 1999 vs. 2019
Posh Spice has achieved so much in her 46 years, going from a member of an iconic girl group to a world-renowned fashion designer. Victoria Beckham first launched her singing career during the 90s when the Spice Girls made headlines for their unique music.
After being featured on the cover of British Vogue in 2008, this British beauty was clearly on the rise in the fashion industry. She received the People's Choice Award for Fashion Icon in 2018 and various others over the years. Between raising four kids and building a fashion empire, Beckham still hasn't aged a day!