21 Celebrities Turning 40 This Year That Might Make You Feel Surprisingly Old

We’re approaching mid-January and most of us are still having trouble accepting the fact that 2019 has arrived. Another year older, another year wiser? Maybe for some. 

A new year also means twelve more months of celebrating celebrity birthdays. These are just a few of our favorite stars who will be turning 40 this year and don’t look anywhere near it. Get ready to feel old, ladies and gents. 

1. Kourtney Kardashian

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Birthday: April 18th

Bet you didn’t know… Kourtney was the first Kardashian sibling to graduate college. In May of 2002, she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts with a minor in Spanish.

2. Chris Pratt

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Birthday: June 21st

Bet you didn’t know…Before Pratt’s acting career took off, he held several odd jobs including a coupon salesman.

3. Pink

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Birthday: September 8th

Bet you didn’t know…The artist has more than 20 tattoos, including two of her late dogs, Sir Corky Moore and Elvis.

4. Mindy Kaling

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Birthday: June 24th

Bet you didn’t know…Kaling got her start in the entertainment business by working as an intern for Conan O’Brien.

5. Kate Hudson

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Birthday: April 19th

Bet you didn’t know…Kate’s middle name is Garry, after her mother’s favorite uncle. 

6. Adam Brody

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Birthday: December 15th

Bet you didn’t know…Brody used to work at a Blockbuster in San Diego.

7. Pete Wentz

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Birthday: June 5th

Bet you didn’t know…Pete Wentz is also passionate about fashion and started his own clothing line called Clandestine Industries back in 2005. 

8. Adam Levine

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Birthday: March 18th

Bet you didn’t know…Adam owns his own brand of “Mezquila”  (mezcal and tequila) called Santo Puro.

9. Jason Momoa

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Birthday: August 1st

Bet you didn’t know…The popular GOT actor previously starred on Baywatch Hawaii from 1999-2001.

10. Claire Danes

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Birthday: April 12th

Bet you didn’t know…Claire Danes turned down the role of Rose in Titanic because she had just finished working with Leonardo DiCaprio on Romeo + Juliet.

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11. Tiffany Haddish

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Birthday: December 3rd

Bet you didn’t know…Haddish made history by being the first black female stand-up comic to host SNL.

12. Lance Bass

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Birthday: May 4th

Bet you didn’t know…In 2015, Lance and his fiancé actor-artist Michael Turchin were the first same-sex couple to marry on an American TV network.

13. James McAvoy

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Birthday: April 21st

Bet you didn’t know…When James was a teen, he considered becoming a missionary just so he could travel the world. 

14. Busy Philipps

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Birthday: June 25th

Bet you didn’t know…Busy was a live Barbie doll at a Mattel Toy Fair when she was 17.

15. Lamar Odom

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Birthday: November 6th

Bet you didn’t know…Odom owns a music and film production company called Rich Soil Entertainment.

16. Evangeline Lilly

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Birthday: August 3rd

Bet you didn’t know…Lilly was discovered by a Ford Modeling agent while walking down the street in Canada.

17. Flo Rida

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Birthday: September 16th

Bet you didn’t know…In the 9th grade, Flo Rida was a member of the amateur rap group ‘GroundHoggz’.

18. Aaron Paul

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Birthday: August 27th

Bet you didn’t know…Paul used to work as a frog mascot for his local radio station.

19. Jennifer Love Hewitt

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Birthday: February 21st

Bet you didn’t know…Hewitt got her start in acting at age 10 when she appeared on Disney Channel. 

20. Ne-Yo

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Birthday: October 18th

Bet you didn’t know…He was responsible for writing the music for Disney’s “Princess and the Frog.”

21. John Krasinski

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Birthday: October 20th

Bet you didn’t know…Krasinski once saved a little girl from drowning in Costa Rica.

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