15 Truly Hottest Hollywood Women Over 40Published on July 29, 2013. Updated March 12, 2014
It’s no secret that the stress of the celebrity life can take its toll, especially as age sets in. However, many actresses seem to flourish as they grow older. We’ve read plenty of “Hottest Over 40” lists over the years and many of them just list off any celebrity that’s reached the 40 mark, regardless of whether they’re still hot. Not this list. This list has been hand-selected to include the 15 most stunning women over 40.
Here are 15 of the sexiest actresses over the age of 40 who prove that age really is just a number.
1. Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum is a TV host and model famous for posing on the cover of the swimsuit issue of “Sports Illustrated” and for her work with Victoria Secret. Heidi turned 40 on June 1 of 2013 and has four children.
2. Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale is an actress known for starring in the movie, “Much Ado About Nothing,” as well as starring in many action movies. She has appeared on various Sexiest Women lists. Kate just turned 40 on July 26 of 2013 and has one child.
3. Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Hurley is a model and actress who’s been associated with Estée Lauder for almost 20 years. She was nearly 40 when she appeared with Hugh Grant in a daring black Versace dress, which brought her instant media attention. Elizabeth has one son and is 48.
4. Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley is a model and actress who spent 25 years as the face of Cover Girl. She appeared multiple times on the cover of the swimsuit issue of “Sport’s Illustrated,” and various men’s magazines have named her one of the most attractive women of all time. She is 59 and has three children.
5. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston is an actress who rose to fame as Rachel Green on the hit TV series, “Friends.” She’s been included on several lists, such as Best Dressed, Most Beautiful and Sexiest Women. “Men’s Health” magazine voted her the sexiest woman of all time. She is 44 and has no children.
6. Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara is an actress who stars in the TV series “Modern Family.” She also had roles in several high-profile movies, including “New Year’s Eve” and two Tyler Perry movies. She was included on “Maxim” magazine’s Hot 100 listand named one of “People” magazine’s 50 most beautiful people. She is 41 and has one son.
7. Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen is an American actress known for starring in various movies and TV series, including “Ed,” “Modern Family” and “Boston Legal.” She also briefly appeared on the series, “Lost.” She is 43 and has three sons.
8. Halle Berry
Halle Berry is an actress known for her role in the movie “Boomerang,” the “X-men” movie franchise and “Monster’s Ball.” She has been ranked on several lists, including FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World and “Esquire” magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive. She is 46 and has two children.
9. Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford is a model whose face has graced the covers of countless magazines. “Men’s Health” magazine named her one of the 100 Hottest Women of All-Time, and she has ranked highly on a number of other such lists. She is 47 and has two children.
10. Molly Sims
Molly Sims is a model and actress who has appeared in various magazines, such as the swimsuit issue of “Sports Illustrated”, in various comedy movies and in the drama, “Las Vegas.” She is 40 years old and has one child.
11. Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue is an award-winning singer and an actress. She appeared in Australia’s “Who” magazine as one of the 30 Most Beautiful People in the World. “Men’s Health” magazine named her one of the 100 Hottest Women of All-Time. She is 45 and has no children.
12. Alyssa Milano
Alyssa Milano is an actress who played Samantha Micelli on the 80s TV show “Who’s the Boss?” She starred in “Charmed” and “Melrose Place” and has appeared nude in several erotic films. She is 40 and has one child.
13. Roselyn Sanchez
Roselyn Sanchez is a singer, actress and model who won the Miss American Petite and the Miss Puerto Rico Petite contests. She has been listed on several Most Beautiful and Sexiest Women lists. Roselyn is 40 and has no children.
14. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is an actress and singer who rose to fame as a dancer on the TV show “In Living Color” and for her role in the movie “Selena.” She was also an “American Idol” judge. She is well known for her sex appeal and curvaceous body. Jennifer is 44 and has twins.
15. Julie Benz
Julie Benz is an actress who appeared on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel,” as well as many movies. Despite being physically fit due to her early skating career, Julie turned down a role on the movie “Eyes Wide Shut” because she didn’t want to appear topless. She has no children and is 41.