12 Celebs Who Got Pregnant After Age 40

We’ve covered celebs who became dads after turning 60, but what about female celebrities who gave birth later in life? It’s even more impressive!

Take Brigitte Nielsen, who recently revealed on Instagram she is pregnant at the stunning age of 54! The Danish model is famous for her short-lived marriage to Sylvester Stallone and for dating rapper Flavor Flav on the VH1 reality show The Surreal Life.

Check out these other famous women who got pregnant and gave birth after age 40.

Janet Jackson

Michael Jackson’s famous younger sister gave birth in 2017 to her first child, a son named Eissa, at the astounding age of 50. She separated from her billionaire husband, Qatari business Wissam Al Mana, shortly afterward.

Rachel Weisz

Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz has been married to “James Bond” actor Daniel Craig since 2011. In April 2018, she announced she is expecting her first child with Craig at the age of 48 years old. She also has an 11-year-old son named Henry from her previous relationship with director Darren Aronofsky.

Laura Linney

Acclaimed stage and screen actress Laura Linney is best known for films such as The Truman Show and Sully. She gave birth to a son named Bennett in 2014, at the age of 49.

Geri Halliwell

While the Spice Girls may never get back together, it doesn’t mean they aren’t keeping busy in other ways. Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) was 44 years old when she gave birth to her second child, Montague, in 2017. Her first child, a daughter named Bluebell Madonna, was born in 2006.

Gwen Stefani

Before she began dating Blake Shelton in 2015, Gwen Stefani was married to Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of Bush. She and Rossdale have three sons together, Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo, who was born in 2014 when Gwen was 44.

Mariah Carey

Carey was married to rapper and America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon when, in 2011, the couple welcomed twins Monroe and Moroccan when she was 42. Carey and Cannon split in 2014. Recently, Carey made headlines for opening up about her struggle with bipolar disorder.

Halle Berry

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry gave birth to a daughter named Nahla Ariela (Disney fan much?) in 2008 when Berry was 41 and dating French Canadian model Gabriel Aubry. After that relationship fizzled, she married French actor Olivier Martinez and gave birth to a son named Maceo when she was 47 in 2013. The couple split in 2015.

Meryl Streep

Oscar-winner Meryl Streep already had three children to take over babysitting duties when she welcomed her daughter Louisa Gummer when she was 41. That was in 1998. She has been married to sculptor Don Gummer since 1978.

Christie Brinkley

Ageless supermodel Christie Brinkley is 63 years young and has three children from three different marriages. The eldest is Alexa Ray Joel from her second marriage to singer-songwriter Billy Joel. When she was 41, Brinkley had her son Jack, in 1995 with husband Richard Taubman. Three years later at 44, she had a daughter named Sailor with husband Peter Cook. The marriage ended in 2008.

Susan Sarandon

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon had daughter Eva Amurri when she was almost 40, and then gave birth to two sons in her forties while in a relationship with actor Tim Robbins: Jack at age 42 and Miles at age 45.


Somali-American supermodel Iman was married to legendary rock star David Bowie for nearly 25 years until his death. Their only child, Alexandria, was born in 2000 when Iman was 45. Bowie used to walk “Lexi” to and from school in Manhattan before he passed away in 2016 at the age of 69.