50 and Thriving! Can You Believe These Gorgeous Stars Are AARP-Eligible?
The Friends funnyman marked his milestone on Aug. 19, 2019, one year after suffering from a gastrointestinal perforation that left him bedridden for months. Though some outlets made note of his disheveled appearance in the months before his milestone birthday, the actor has never lost his sense of humor on Twitter, writing things like, "Of the Friends @LEGO_Group I think you can clearly see that Chandler is the most attractive," and "Dear 23 year olds, you all look great. Get off the treadmill," in the lead-up to his 50th. "On an unrelated note, I would very much like to look like Bradley Cooper. Thanks much," he wrote the day before his birthday.
Over the hill? More like over the hump! She doesn't look like she just turned the big 5-0, but Watts told Jimmy Fallon that she celebrated her birthday in September 2018 with a camel ride in Morocco.
The newest member of the club, Aniston turned 50 on Feb. 11, and a few years beforehand, told Yahoo! Beauty she "understand[s] that age is kind of awesome. There is this pressure in Hollywood to be ageless," she said. "I think what I have been witness to, is seeing women trying to stay ageless with what they are doing to themselves. I am grateful to learn from their mistakes, because I am not injecting s**t into my face … They are trying to stop the clock, and all you can see is an insecure person who won't let themselves just age."
Welcome to the club, Will! Smith turned 50 on Sept. 25, 2018, and to prove that age is just a number, he bungee jumped over the Grand Canyon — via a livestream so fans could watch.
51-year-old Foxx celebrated his milestone 50th birthday on Dec. 13, 2017, with girlfriend Katie Holmes by his side. Halfway through the night, the actor's daughters presented their dad with a custom birthday cake featuring a throwback picture of Foxx on the top and the words “Happy 25×2.”
The Fuller House actor is the poster boy for ageless actors: at 55, he's still retained all of his uncle Jessie charms — and is a new dad! Stamos' secret? We're not sure — but the actor once joked in a Late Night message to his younger self: "On your eighteenth birthday the Prince of Darkness, Satan, will offer you eternal youth in exchange for your soul. Little John, I'm telling you right now... you take that deal, son."
Stone's advice for retaining a youthful glow? Moisturizing! The 61-year-old star told PEOPLE that she's applied Avon cream day and night since she was young. Of aging in general, she told AARP, "I frankly think aging is a great thing, and we're lucky when we get to do it because, particularly in our generation, we've lost so many people to so many different things."
September birthday boy Reeves is now 54 — but doesn't look much different than his Bill & Ted days.
The Magnificent Seven star is still an action hero onscreen, despite recently turning 64. Don't expect Washington to slow down: he most recently appeared as Robert McCall in The Equalizer 2. Time is not ticking for this headliner.
Lowe, 55, is happy to share his secret to eternal youth. The actor once told Conan O'Brien that works out "a lot" — one of many tricks. He joked, however, "I'm aging on the inside."
Tomei, 54, thinks that Hollywood's growing up from its allegedly infamous ageist ways. She told The Daily Beast in 2014, "It's getting better... Our whole population's aging, too."
At 52, Berry is a newer member to the over-50 set: she celebrated the big occasion in August 2016. On the special day, the actress posed in a stunning, see-through white lace number, writing on Instagram: "With open arms I welcome 50... I'm so blessed to be here!"
The Benjamin Button actor seems to be Benjamin Buttoning in real life: Pitt celebrated his 55th birthday on Dec. 18. Million Dollar Matchmaker star David Cruz put it best: "What ever potion, lotion or magic witch doctor Brad Pitt is using to look so young, I WANT IT."
Quantico's Underwood celebrated his 54th birthday in August. "Whatever your idea of 50 and aging is is a whole different thing, it's a state of mind. It really is a state of mind," the hunky star told Madame Noire of his role as an AARP ambassador. "We're all aging... I try to just slow down the whole process."