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    38 Celebrities Who Somehow Are In Their 40s: Then And Now

    Everyone we grew up with is 40+ now.

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    1. First off, Paris Hilton.

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    She turned 40 this year.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

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    2. Macaulay Culkin turned 40 last year.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

    3. Pauly D is the oldest member from the cast of Jersey Shore.

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    He turned 40 in 2020.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

    4. Kevin Richardson is the oldest member of the Backstreet Boys at just shy of 50. He turned 49 in 2020.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    Actually, all of the Backstreet Boys are over 40 now. Nick Carter is the youngest at 41.

    5. Chris Kirkpatrick is the oldest member of NSYNC at 49. Every member of NSYNC is now over 40.

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    Here's what the ones we still like look like now:

    And for the record, Joey Fatone has a daughter that's over 18 years old!!

    6. Nick Lachey is 47.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    He has three kids:

    7. All of the Spice Girls are over 45.

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    Here's what the ones that matter look like today:

    8. Regina George is forever 17

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    But Rachel McAdams is 42.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

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    9. Corey Matthews is also 40 now.

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    Here's what Ben Savage looks like today:

    10. Jack Dawson would technically be 129.

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    But Leo is 46.

    Leo in a tux on the 2020 Oscars red carpet.
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    11. Christina Aguilera turned 40 late last year.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    12. Pete Wentz is 41 now.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    13. Alicia Silverstone is 44.

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    This is a recent picture of her cuddling a turkey:

    14. Chelsea turned 41 last month.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    15. Devon Sawa is 42.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

    16. Freddie Prinze Jr. is 45 and Sarah Michelle Gellar is 43.

    Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar on a red carpet in the early '00s
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    Here's what they look like today:

    They've been together for over 20 years.

    17. Iconic "Graduation Song" chanteuse, Vitamin C, is 48.

    Screenshot of Vitamin C from her music video for “Graduation (Friends Forever)”
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    This is what she looks like today:

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    She's the VP of music at Nickelodeon.

    18. Ryan Gosling turned 40 last November.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

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    19. Tia and Tamera are 42.

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    Here's what they look like today:

    20. Joseph Gordon-Levitt turned 40 last month.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

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    21. Mark Hoppus turns 49 next week.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    22. Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 47.

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    Here's a recent picture of him and his family:

    23. Beverley Mitchell is 40 now.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    24. Rider Strong is 41.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

    25. Melissa Joan Hart is 44.

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    Here she is now with her three kids and husband:

    26. Joshua Jackson is 42.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    27. Jaleel White is 44.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    28. Ben McKenzie is 41.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    29. Brandy is 42.

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    This is what she looks like today:

    30. Ryan Phillippe is 46.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    31. Josh Hartnett is 42.

    Josh Hartnett at the premiere for "Pearl Harbor" in 2001, with Navy officers in the background
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    Here's what he looks like today:

    Josh Hartnett at an event in 2018.
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    32. Eminem is 48.

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    Here's what he looks like today:

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    33. Ashton Kutcher is 43.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    34. Sean William Scott is 44.

    Sean William Scott at a movie premiere in the early '00s
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    This is what he looks like today:

    Sean William Scott at a TCA event in 2018
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    35. Gabrielle Union-Wade is 48.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    36. Seth Green is 47.

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    This is what he looks like today:

    37. Jessica Simpson is 40.

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    Here's what she looks like today:

    38. And lastly, Kelly and Michelle are 40, 41.

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    Beyoncé turns 40 in September.

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