Female Stars Who Are Hotter Now Than In Their 20sPublished on November 9, 2018. Updated November 22, 2018
Who said being in your 20’s is the prime of life and the best you will ever be? All of these beautiful and successful women have passed their 20’s and are considered some of the brightest, most sought after and most powerful stars of today, not to mention they continue to look amazing while doing it all!
17. Demi Moore
Now at 56 years old Demi Moore looks as amazing as ever, and it seems she just keeps getting better! Since the early ‘80s when her career first began, Moore has made head turns and not only for her stunning beauty. She has not been afraid of bold roles, and has tackled everything from action to drama to romance with ease, and now she is also a successful and savvy businesswoman. There is nothing Demi Moore can’t do, and while her 20’s were great, she is still doing big things and looks as good as ever while doing it.
16. Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett took small roles in several TV shows before her big break playing Tina Turner in “What’s Love Got To Do With It”. She has also played some of the most well-known black women in history. Angela, who is a gifted and talented woman with beautifully chiseled facial bones and slender body, is one of the hottest actresses of today. Unsurprisingly, Bassett has aged incredibly gracefully, and as the roles just keep coming in, many are absolutely stunned to learn she is 60 years old!
15. Sofia Vergara
Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara has always looked incredible, and she just seems to be getting better with age! At 17, her first big break came as a model in a Pepsi commercial, but it wasn’t until she was in her thirties did she land her first major role as Gloria in Modern Family and her first major film role in 2011’s The Three Stooges. It is truly hard to believe the actress is 46 years old as not only is she as gorgeous as ever, but her career is more red hot than ever.
14. Angelina Jolie
Born with flawless genetics on both maternal and paternal sides, Angelina Jolie, 43, has always been one of the most watched women in Hollywood. She had become known throughout Hollywood as a party girl until she charged up her acting career to become one of today’s most respected actresses. It was a trip to Cambodia in 2000 to film a movie where her interest in humanitarianism changed her life-style. She became a spokes person for global underprivileged people, she’s held correspondent positions for the UN and has received an award for her compassionate work, making Ms. Jolie one of the most respected actresses in the industry. In an industry where everyone has always been focused on her beauty, Jolie has proven her brains and heart are just as important.
13. Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani has always been an incredible female powerhouse in Hollywood and it all began when she was just 21 years old and No Doubt was finding its sound. Stefani went on to be one of the few women to make a mainstream impact with a ska-pop/punk band but even more incredible has been her continuous rise in Hollywood. Her solo career catapulted her into a whole new level of fame, all while she balanced being a mother, running a business and even becoming a coach on The Voice. Her career is even better than it was in her 20s and on top of it all she has kept her flawless skin and toned abs making it completely surprising that she will be turning 50 in 2019.
12. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore is a Hollywood darling who faces adversity, tackles it and keeps going with a big smile. The 43-year-old actress has been open and completely honest about her fight with child stardom, difficulties with her parents and a battle with addiction as a teenager, yet she has never closed herself off or let Hollywood beat her down. Now, she is an incredible businesswoman with a hit Netflix series, and while her ’20s saw some highs and lows, her later years are proving to be Barrymore’s absolute best as she continues to be one of the most genuine, gorgeous and real stars out there.
11. Mandy Moore
It is impossible not to love Mandy Moore and in recent years the 34-year-old has transformed for a bubblegum pop princess to one of the best dramatic actresses on TV. Long gone are Moore’s days singing “Crush” as all focus is on her incredible performance as Rebecca Pearson on This Is Us. Despite being stunningly beautiful, the one thing many notice about Moore is just how real and kind she is, and while she had no trouble finding stardom in her teens and twenties, her thirties have undoubtedly brought her to the hottest point of her career.
10. Kate Winslet
To many, Kate Winslet will always be Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic and while the role catapulted her to stardom when she was 22, the years since have been even more impressive. Winslet has proven she can take on any role in any genre and knock it out of the park and has become widely known for her humanitarian work for numerous causes and charities. The stunning 43-year-old may have launched into stardom in her 20s but it has been the time after that have defined her as one of the most respected and hottest actresses in Hollywood.
9. Gwyneth Paltrow
Throughout her whole career, Gwyneth Paltrow has had to face the critics to the highest degree. From her on-screen performances to her lifestyle company GOOP, it seems everyone has something negative to say, but at 46-years-old the actress, businesswoman, food writer, lifestyle guru is living her best life. From her recurring role as Pepper Potts to of course her business sense, Paltrow’s hard work and dedication is more than admirable, and for those who scoff at GOOP, she must be doing something right because she looks flawless and dares to be one of the few celebrities to rock minimal makeup.
8. Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian has been emotionally honest about her battle with being called the “ugly sister” out of her incredibly famous family, and while that may have been her struggle in her 20s, things have certainly changed. Now at 34 she has not only transformed her body but has outshone many of her siblings as one of the most followed and most likeable out of the Kardashian/Jenner clan.
7. Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale has had a rollercoaster ride through Hollywood, but through it all has been a beacon for never giving up. The gorgeous 45-year-old first really turned heads in 2001’s Pearl Harbor, but then went to blockbuster fame as the star of Underworld, Van Helsing, and The Aviator, and as her career continues to grow, what many can’t get over is that she looks like she hasn’t aged a day.
She glows with the vitality of a full-blown music and fashion icon. Smooth caramel colored skin and blonde streaked hair are just two of the most recognizable features of this incredible woman – who has built an empire and is rightly known as Queen B. Super sexy and smart Beyonce, 37, is one of the most powerful women in the entertainment industry today.
5. Jennifer Aniston
Cute and funny is what this Jennifer Aniston, 49, is known for. She is in the best shape of her life and is considerably more confident now than the young woman who gave us the “Rachael hairdo” on the hit TV series Friends. This beautiful superstar has become one of the most successful actresses and business women of her time.
4. Sandra Bullock
This incredibly beloved actress has won numerous awards throughout her career, including an Oscar for her 2009 role of Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side. Bullock has donated millions of dollars to disaster relief funds including the 2004 tsunami, the 2001 911 terrorist attack on the WTC in New York City and for the Haitian earthquake relief efforts. Sandra Bullock’s stunning beauty has always been matched by her incredible heart, and if she looked good in her Speed days it is nothing compared to how she has aged, and at 54, fans love her just as much now as in the ’90s.
3. Ellen DeGeneres
A few decades ago, Ellen Degeneres struggled to maintain a successful career after her hit sitcom was cancelled. Her persistence, confidence and dedication led her to become one of the most successful talk show hosts of all time. Now, Ellen, 60, has it all…the short spikey hairdo, alabaster skin, the infectious laugh, quirky humor, her own long-running tv show and a contract with a major cosmetic company. How much hotter can one person get?
2. Nicole Richie
As a TV personality, socialite and designer, Nicole, 37, became widely popular as the outspoken best friend of Paris Hilton on the mildly successful reality show, The Simple Life. Over the past few years, Nicole has added a few, well-needed pounds to her frail frame and focused her efforts on charity work and environmental issues. She and her husband, Joel Madden, are also advocates for children in need. In just a few short years, Nicole has completely transformed her image – for the better, of course.
1. Jennifer Lopez
JLo is a savvy businesswoman, singer, actress, songwriter, dancer and whatever else she wants to be. More beautiful today than the”fly girl” of the early 1990’s Jennifer Lopez, now 49, has set the bar high for all other women in the entertainment industry with her beauty and business sense. Lopez has kept her toned body in brilliant shape with a dedicated self-care regiment and she has everyone dying to know her secrets of always looking so good at any age.