4:43pm PDT, Sep 3, 2021
A few of our favourite stars are celebrating their fortieth birthdays in 2021. Be part of Wonderwall.com as we check out which celebrities had been born in 1981… beginning with this music icon… Queen Bey! Grammy-winning music star Beyonce turns the massive 4-0 on Sept. 4. “I’ve spent so a few years attempting to raised myself and enhance no matter I’ve executed that I am at a degree the place I not have to compete with myself. I’ve no real interest in looking out backwards. The previous is the previous,” she informed Harper’s Bazaar a month earlier than her fortieth. “I really feel many elements of that youthful, much less developed Beyonce might by no means f*** with the girl I’m as we speak.”
Maintain studying to see extra stars who had been born in 1981…
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“One Tree Hill” alum Chad Michael Murray, who’s extra not too long ago popped up as a recurring character on The CW’s “Riverdale” and in a couple of TV motion pictures, stepped into his 40s on Aug. 24.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt — the gifted actor we have cherished in the whole lot from “third Rock From the Solar” and “(500) Days of Summer season” to “Inception,” “Looper” and “Snowdown” — celebrated his fortieth birthday on Feb. 17.
On Sept. 21, actuality star-turned-designer Nicole Richie hits the massive 4-0.
Tony Award-winning “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr., who’s additionally a jazz singer, marked his fortieth birthday on Aug. 6.
On Feb. 9, Golden Globe-winning actor Tom Hiddleston — who delighted audiences as Loki within the Marvel Cinematic Universe and wowed them because the titular British soldier in “The Night time Supervisor” — turned the massive 4-0.
Duchess Meghan — who in June launched a bestselling kids’s ebook, “The Bench,” and welcomed her second child, daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana, with husband Prince Harry — celebrated her fortieth birthday on Aug. 4. To mark the milestone, she launched the 40X40 mentorship. “…For my birthday, I’ve requested 40 pals, activists, athletes, artists, and world leaders to assist kickoff a worldwide effort by contributing 40 minutes of mentorship to assist ladies re-entering the workforce,” Meghan wrote on her Archewell web site, “to assist ladies regain confidence and rebuild their financial energy” particularly as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Duchess Meghan’s “Fits” co-star Abigail Spencer — who we additionally cherished on “Mad Males” and “Timeless” — shares a birthday with the royal: Abigail additionally turned 40 on Aug. 4. “We had been born on the identical day, hours aside, in the identical 12 months … she’s a trusted buddy and one of the vital wonderful individuals I’ve ever met,” Abigail informed “Leisure Tonight.”
On Aug. 5, Jesse Williams — who we cherished as Dr. Jackson Avery on “Gray’s Anatomy” — turned 40.
“Promoting Sundown” star Chrishell Stause blew out 40 candles on her birthday cake on July 21.
“The Vampire Diaries” and “Chicago Fireplace” alum Taylor Kinney turned 40 on July 15.
Dutch actor Michiel Huisman — him from acclaimed exhibits like “Sport of Thrones,” “Treme” and “Orphan Black” — marked his fortieth on July 18.
“Get together Down” and “Veronica Mars” actor Ryan Hansen turned 40 on July 5.
Zara Tindall turned 40 on Might 15. The queen’s eldest granddaughter, who’s an Olympic silver medal-winning equestrian, welcomed her third child in March.
Glad birthday, Cap! Chris Evans, who famously performed Captain America within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, turned 40 on June 13.
“The Actual Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams turned 40 on June 22. To rejoice, she posted a couple of new horny bikini photos on Instagram, captioning the recent photographs “Hi there 40.”
The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers turned 40 on June 21.
Russian tennis star Anna Kournikova — who lately is busy elevating her three youngsters with longtime love Enrique Iglesias — turned 40 on June 7.
On June 20, former youngster star and season 10 “The Voice” winner Alisan Porter — whom from motion pictures like “Curly Sue” and “Parenthood” — turned the massive 4-0.
Mannequin and former Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima (cat)walked into her 40s on June 12.
Oscar winner Natalie Portman, who’s starred in critically acclaimed movies together with “V for Vendetta,” “The Different Boleyn Woman,” “Black Swan” and “Jackie,” celebrated her fortieth birthday on June 9.
“10 Issues I Hate About You” actress Larisa Oleynik isn’t a teen anymore! The “Secret World of Alex Mack” star celebrated her fortieth birthday on June 7.
Oscar winner Rami Malek — who in 2021 will star because the villain within the James Bond movie “No Time to Die — celebrated his fortieth birthday on Might 12.
Comic Amy Schumer turned 40 on June 1. Subsequent up, she’ll star on the Hulu comedy sequence “Life & Beth,” which she additionally created, writes, directs and government produces.
“Deadpool” and “Silicon Valley” actor T.J. Miller celebrated his fortieth birthday on June 4.
Six-time Grammy winner Brandi Carlile celebrated her fortieth birthday on June 1.
Anders Holm, who starred on “Workaholics” alongside Blake Anderson and Adam DeVine, joined the 40s membership on Might 29.
“The Sopranos” alum Jamie-Lynn Sigler celebrated her fortieth birthday on Might 15.
Actress and The Trustworthy Co. enterprise mogul Jessica Alba turned 40 on April 28.
Meagan Good, who starred in 2011’s “Assume Like a Man” and 2013’s “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” turned the massive 4-0 on Aug. 8.
Danielle Fishel, who portrayed whiz child Topanga Lawrence on “Boy Meets World,” turned 40 on Might 5. She marked her huge birthday with a really particular announcement: She’s pregnant together with her second youngster, a son. “F O R T Y! I’ve by no means been extra excited or longing for the following decade of my life,” she captioned an Instagram photo revealing her child bump. “I had a good looking childhood, teenage years I nonetheless dream about, my 20’s had been insane (and largely depressing) and my 30’s introduced me lows and highs however ultimately I leveled out to a spot of safety. Safety in who I’m, what I imagine, and with whom I wish to spend valuable time. I could not be extra grateful to enter my 40’s with my wonderful husband and son, excitedly anticipating the arrival of child boy #2. My birthday want is for all of you to inform somebody how a lot you’re keen on them and stroll by way of as we speak with extra endurance than you usually may.”
Hayden Christensen — who portrayed Anakin Skywalker within the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy and can return to the position within the upcoming Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence — turned 40 on April 19.
“Downton Abbey” star Allen Leech celebrated his fortieth birthday on April 18.
“True Detective” alum Taylor Kitsch had a full coronary heart on April 8: It was the “Friday Night time Lights” star’s fortieth birthday.
Broadway actress Laura Bell Bundy, who originated the position of Elle Woods within the “Legally Blonde” musical, sang her means into her 40s on April 10.
“Boardwalk Empire” star Michael Pitt — who’s additionally recognized for his work in “Homicide by Numbers,” “The Dreamers” and “Humorous Video games” — celebrated his fortieth birthday on April 10.
Actuality TV star-turned-DJ Paris Hilton blew out 40 candles on her birthday cake on Feb. 17 — just some days after she and enterprise capitalist Carter Reum got engaged on a non-public island whereas on trip to rejoice her huge birthday.
Bryce Dallas Howard, who earned a Golden Globe nod for her efficiency in “As You Like It” and battled dinosaurs within the “Jurassic World” franchise, celebrated her fortieth birthday on March 2.
On March 28, Julia Stiles — who’s been in the whole lot from “10 Issues I Hate About You” and “Save the Final Dance” to “Dexter” and the “Bourne Id” franchise — blew out 40 candles on her birthday cake.
Stephen Amell, who performed Oliver Queen aka Inexperienced Arrow on The CW’s “Arrow” — and can subsequent star on the small-town Georgia wrestling drama sequence “Heels” — joined the 40s membership on Might 8.
Grammy-nominated music star Josh Groban turned 40 on Feb. 27.
On March 29, Tony Award-nominated actress Megan Hilty — who’s appeared in Broadway musicals like “Depraved,” “9 to five: The Musical” and “Noises Off” and memorably starred on TV’s “Smash” — turned the massive 4-0.
Broadway and film star Josh Gad celebrated his milestone fortieth birthday on Feb. 23.
Future’s Youngster singer Kelly Rowland turned 40 on Feb. 11. To mark the event, she debuted a brand new single, “Black Magic,” the night time of her milestone birthday. It was a particular time for the vocalist for private causes too: She welcomed her second youngster, son Noah, three weeks earlier, and featured him within the track’s video.
Gone are his boy band days! On Jan. 31, “Man of the Woods” hitmaker and father of two Justin Timberlake blew out 40 candles on his birthday cake.
Emmy-winning “Orange Is the New Black” star Uzo Aduba blew out 40 candles on her birthday cake on Feb. 10.
From “…Child One Extra Time” and “Oops!… I Did It Once more” to “Britney Jean” and “Glory,” Britney Spears has lengthy been considered the Princess of Pop! The previous teen icon turns 40 on Dec. 2.
“The Large Bang Principle” alum Kunal Nayyar celebrated his fortieth birthday on April 30.
Alicia Keys — whose newest album, “Alicia,” was launched in 2020 — celebrated her fortieth birthday on Jan. 25.
“Lord of the Rings” star Elijah Wooden marked his fortieth birthday on Jan. 28.
Dec. 28 marks BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Sienna Miller‘s fortieth birthday.
On Dec. 16, “Jessica Jones” star Krysten Ritter turns 40.
2021 is a giant 12 months for Christina Milian. Not solely does this singer-actress flip 40 on Sept. 26, however she’s additionally set to welcome her third youngster this 12 months.
On Sept. 12, “American Idol” alum and Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson will be part of the 40s membership.
“90210” actress Sara Foster celebrated her fortieth birthday on Feb. 5.
“This Is Us” star Susan Kelechi Watson celebrates her fortieth birthday on Nov. 11.
Girl Mary from “Downton Abbey” — Emmy-nominated English actress Michelle Dockery — turns 40 on Dec. 15.
Tennis star Serena Williams, who set the document for probably the most Grand Slam singles titles, will stroll into her 40s on Sept. 26.
Pitbull — aka Mr. Worldwide — turned the massive 4-0 on Jan. 15.
On Jan. 22, “seventh Heaven” alum Beverley Mitchell turned 40.
Tennis legend Roger Federer hits his fortieth birthday on Aug. 8.
“Saturday Night time Dwell” alum and “Aladdin” actress Nasim Pedrad — who presently stars on the TBS comedy “Chad” — turns 40 on Nov. 18.
Let’s hope Ben Schwartz would not get run over by a Lexus like his alter ego, Jean-Ralphio from “Parks and Recreation,” on Sept. 15: It is the day the actor turns 40.
On Oct. 30 — simply sooner or later earlier than the spookiest day of the 12 months — Ivanka Trump will rejoice her fortieth birthday.
It is arduous to imagine, however former youngster star and “Residence Enchancment” teen heartthrob Jonathan Taylor Thomas is popping 40 on Sept. 8.
On Nov. 14, former “Saturday Night time Dwell” solid member Vanessa Bayer will blow out 40 candles on her birthday cake.
We love this Gilmore lady! “Gilmore Women” and “Handmaid’s Story” actress Alexis Bledel has a serious purpose to rejoice on Sept. 16: It is her fortieth birthday!
On March 30, “American Housewife” and “Eastbound & Down” actress Katy Mixon blew out 40 candles on her birthday cake.
Emmy-nominated actress Carrie Coon, who from initiatives like “Gone Woman,” “Fargo” and “The Leftovers,” turned 40 on Jan. 24.
Ben Barnes, who’s starred in “The Chronicles of Narnia” movie franchise in addition to TV exhibits like “Westworld” and “The Punisher,” turns 40 on Aug. 20.
“Fringe” actor Seth Gabel has a purpose to rejoice in 2021: On Oct. 3, Bryce Dallas Howard‘s husband joins the 40s membership!
4-time Grammy nominee Keyshia Cole marks her fortieth birthday on Oct. 15.
“Homeland” actor Rupert Good friend will step into his 40s on Oct. 9.
On Dec. 29 — simply two days earlier than New Yr’s Eve — “Peaky Blinders” actress Charlotte Riley (aka Mrs. Tom Hardy) will stroll into her 40s!
Majandra Delfino, who appeared on “Roswell” and CBS’s “Pals with Higher Lives,” marked her milestone fortieth birthday on Feb. 20.
On Dec. 27, “Roswell” actress Emilie de Ravin will be part of the 40s membership.
On Jan. 26, “As soon as Upon a Time” alum Colin O’Donoghue celebrated his fortieth birthday.
On Might 22, WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan (actual title: Brian Danielson) — who stars on “Whole Bellas” with spouse Brie Bella — hits his milestone fortieth birthday.
Eliza Coupe, who famously appeared on “Glad Endings,” “Scrubs,” “Future Man” and “Quantico,” turned the massive 4-0 on April 6.
When Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee wakes up on Dec. 13, she’ll be 40.
On Oct. 16, “Gray’s Anatomy” and “Station 19” actress Caterina Scorsone will blow out 40 candles on her birthday cake.
On Oct. 25, “Dallas” and “Determined Housewives” actor Josh Henderson will be part of the 40s membership.
Music and actuality star Ray J celebrated his fortieth birthday on Jan. 17.
“Residence Enchancment” actor Zachery Ty Bryan will flip the massive 4-0 on Oct. 9.
On July 24, Summer season Glau — who from “Firefly,” “Serenity,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Arrow” and extra — marked her milestone fortieth birthday.
From “Roseanne” to “The Conners,” Michael Fishman has loved an everlasting profession in leisure! The actor will step into his 40s on Oct. 22.
“Narcos,” “The Fugitive” and “Logan” actor Boyd Holbrook — who’s presently taking pictures “Indiana Jones 5” — marks his milestone fortieth birthday on Sept. 1.
On April 2, “One Tree Hill” alum Bethany Pleasure Lenz joined the 40s membership.
English actress Andrea Riseborough turns 40 on Nov. 20.
On Jan. 8, actress Genevieve Padalecki — who’s married to “Supernatural” star Jared Padalecki — turned the massive 4-0.
“I Wanna Be Unhealthy” songstress Willa Ford — who’s now an inside designer — turned 40 on Jan. 22.
My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero has two causes to rejoice on his birthday this 12 months: He is turning 40, and it occurs on Halloween, Oct. 31!
Singer-songwriter Paloma Religion celebrated her fortieth birthday on July 21.
On Jan. 5, DJ Deadmau5 celebrated his fortieth birthday!