The big 5-0 is the new 2-5, or at least these celebrities make it seem that way. Here are fifty celebrities who have turned or will be turning 50 this year.
“All My Children” star Ricky Paull Goldin turned 50 on January 5th.
Comedic actress, Alexandra ‘Ali’ Wentworth, turned 50 on January 12th.
Musician Rob Zombie celebrated his 50th on January 12th.
New York City native, Diane Lane celebrated the big 5-0 on January 22nd.
Jeffrey Allen Townes, better known as ‘Jazz’ from the popular sitcom ‘Fresh Prince’ celebrated his 50th on January 22nd.
Actor Alan Cumming celebrated his 5-0 on January 27th.
The ‘Twin Peaks’ actress Sherilyn Fenn took on the big 5-0 on February 1st.
Comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director Chris Rock celebrated his 50th on February 7th.
Filmmaker, Michael Bay born in Los Angeles, CA celebrated his 50th on February 17th.
Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name of Dr. Dre, can now be considered an elder of hip hop. He celebrated his 50th on February 18th.
Actress, Kristin Davis, known for her role in ‘Sex in the City’ turned 50 on February 24th.
Comedian Scott Thompson, better known by his stage name, Carrot Top, turned 50 on February 25th.
Actor, Richard Grieco celebrated his 50th on March 23rd.
Actress, producer, and fashion and fragrance designer Sarah Jessica Parker turned 50 on March 25th.
British journalist, Piers Stefan Pughen-Morgan, professionally known as Piers Morgan celebrated his 50th on March 30th.
‘Iron Man’, Robert Downey Jr. celebrated his 50 years of life on April 4th.
Model, Paulina Porizkova, the first woman from Central Europe to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue turned 50 on April 9th.
Jon Cryer from “Three and a Half Men” turned 50 on April 16.
Comedian, actor, and filmmaker, Martin Lawrence also turned 50 on April 16.
Funny man Kevin James from ‘King of Queens’ celebrated his 50th on April 26th.
Fashion Model, Linda Evangelista is one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers. She celebrated her 50th birthday on May 10th.
Actress, Brooke Shields will be turning 50 on May 31st.
Actress, Elizabeth Hurley will be joining the 50 club on June 10th.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Actress, Kathryn Erbe turns 50 on July 2nd.
English born actor, film director and screenwriter, Alex Winter will be hit the 50 club on July 17th.
Real Estate Agent and reality TV star Jim Bob Duggar will be 50 on July 19th.
Musician, Saul Hudson, better known by his stage name ‘Slash’ from the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses will be 50 on July 23rd.
Actor and producer Jeremy Piven, best known for his role as Ari Gold in the series Entourage, turns 50 on July 26th.
Author, Joanne “Jo” Rowling, known for her novel series Harry Potter will magically turn 50 on July 31st.
Stage Director, Samuel Alexander “Sam” Mendes, will join the 50 club on August 1st.
Actress, Viola Davis, most currently known for her role on “How to Get Away With Murder” will be 50 on August 11th.
Actor, director, and producer Peter William Krause will be 50 on August 12th.
“The Biggest Loser” trainer Bob Harper will turn a very fit and healthy 50 on August 18th.
Actress, Kyra Sedgwick celebrates the big 5-0 on August 19th.
Actor, Kevin Dillon, another Entourage alumni will also turn 50 this year, on August 19th.
Rapper, Lawrence “Krsna” Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One and Teacha, turns 50 on August 20th.
Singer, songwriter Shania Twain has sold over 75 million albums worldwide and will be celebrating her big 5-0 on August 28th.
Carlos Irwin Estevez, actor better known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, greets his 50th on September 3rd.
Richard Melville Hall, singer songwriter better known by his stage name of Moby, hits the big 5-0 on September 11th.
Actor, Kyle Martin Chandler best known for his roles on Early Edition and as Coach Eric Taylor on TV series Friday Night Lights, turns 50 on September 17th.
Actress Cheryl Ruth Hines, best known for her role as Larry David’s wife Cheryl on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm celebrates her 50th on September 21st.
The Karate Kid villain, actor William Michael “Billy” Zabka celebrates his 50th on October 21st.
Musician Gavin McGregor Rossdale, lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush, is rockin’ in his 50th on October 30th.
Actress Famke Beumer Janssen, will be celebrating her 50th on November 5th.
Michael Diamond, better known as Mike D, is a founding member of the New York City hip hop group the Beastie Boys, will be turning 50 on November 20th.
Singer, songwriter Bjork will be singing in her 50th on November 21st.
Funny man, comedian and filmmaker Benjamin Edward Meara “Ben” Stiller will be celebrating his 50th on November 30th.
Television screenwriter, Ryan Murphy, best known for creating/co-creating a number of television series including Popular, Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, and The New Normal will turn 50 on November 30th.
Comedian Andrew Roane “Andy” Dick will be celebrating his 50th on December 21st.
Last but certainly not least, actress Gong Li, known for her role in Memoirs of a Geisha will celebrate her 50th on December 31st.