The Internet has been flooded with lists of the most beautiful women globally, but now the focus is shifting. There are numerous reasons to rejoice for those beautiful ladies who have crossed 50 and still look like they could take on any 20-something actress. It only seems fair to acknowledge their beauty and achievements as we all eagerly await turning 50 ourselves.
So have you been on a ‘desperate search for a new woman to spend some time with? Are you looking for someone awesome and awesome at being awesome? Well then, we invite you to look through our blog post, where we have highlighted the 51 hottest women over 50.
Table of Contents
- 1. Elizabeth Hurley
- 2. Heather Locklear
- 3. Michelle Pfeiffer
- 4. Sheryl Crow
- 5. Monica Bellucci
- 6. Jane Seymour
- 7. Helen Mirren
- 8. Goldie Hawn
- 9. Courteney Cox
- 10. Morgan Fairchild
- 11. Bo Derek
- 12. Angela Bassett
- 13. Ann Curry
- 14. Janice Dickinson
- 15. Mary Steenburgen
- 16. Cheryl Ladd
- 17. Wendie Malick
- 18. Beverly Johnson
- 19. Kim Basinger
- 20. Jaclyn Smith
- 21. Raquel Welch
- 22. Lynda Carter
- 23. Iman Abdulmajid
- 24. Kathy Ireland
- 25. Sharon Stone
- 26. Marisa Tomei
- 27. Elle Macpherson
- 28. Halle Berry
- 29. Demi Moore
- 30. Diane Lane
- 31. Meryl Streep
- 32. Christine Baranski
- 33. Alfre Woodard
- 34. Olivia Newton-John
- 35. Cindy Crawford
- 36. Salma Hayek
- 37. Katie Couric
- 38. Megan Mullally
- 39. Kim Cattrall
- 40. Holly Hunter
- 41. Madonna
- 42. Rene Russo
- 43. Viola Davis
- 44. Gina Gershon
- 45. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- 46. Jessica Lange
- 47. Susan Sarandon
- 48. Sigourney Weaver
- 49. Sandra Bullock
- 50. Lori Loughlin
- 51. Christie Brinkley
1. Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in England in 1965. She is an English actress, businesswoman, and model. She is most known for playing the protagonist in the Austin Powers movie: The Spy Who Shagged Me: International Man of Mystery. At age 50, Hurley is one of the most influential people in fashion and beauty.
2. Heather Locklear
Heather Deen Locklear was born in 1961 in the USA. She is an American actress famous for portraying the character Melinda Dillon on the television series Beverly Hills 90210. She has worked in the sector in various capacities, including that of Chantal Santos in Melrose Place, as Morgan Davis in Melrose Place and Confession, as Bonnie Lanning on Melrose Place spin-off 90210.
3. Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Marie Pfeiffer was born in the U.S in 1958. She is an actress from the United States. She started with the television series Phyllis in 1976. Her breakout role was in Scarface, released in 1983. She then starred in films like Ladyhawke and The Fabulous Baker Boys.
4. Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Suzanne Crow was born in 1962 in America. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for providing the soundtrack for Disney’s 1999 animated film, Tarzan. She is also a member of pop groups including The Dixie Chicks and the supergroup, Dead by Sunrise. Crow has garnered 9 Grammy Awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.
5. Monica Bellucci
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born in 1964 in Italy. She is an actress and model from Italy. She has her role in many films, including “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” “The Passion of the Christ.”
6. Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour OBE was born in 1951 in England. She is a British-American actress, author, and entrepreneur. Seymour is best recognized for her role in the film as Dr. Jo Cooper in the ABC drama series General Hospital. She has enjoyed greater fame for her work since leaving the Soap Opera.
7. Helen Mirren
Dame Helen Lydia Mirren DBE was born in 1945 in England. She is an English actor. Mirren has had prolonged success in leading roles and is one of the few performers who have won the Triple Crown of Acting, including an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award. In July 2010, Mirren was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in motion pictures.
8. Goldie Hawn
Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born in 1945 in The USA. She is an actress, producer, and singer. Hawn achieved fame in the 1970s after starring in a string of successful comedy films. She has been a popular performer throughout the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s; however, she is best known for her starring role in Private Benjamin.
9. Courteney Cox
Courteney Bass Cox was born in 1964 in America. She is an actress. Cox is best known for her role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, for which she earned the Primetime Emmy Award. She also starred in Cougar Town and Dirt.
10. Morgan Fairchild
Morgan Fairchild was born in 1950 in America. She is an actress from the United States. Fairchild has appeared in comedy and drama films, including Two and a Half Men, Roseanne, Cybill, and Friends. She is a guest that appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and 24 are among her more recent credits.
11. Bo Derek
Bo Derek was born in 1956 in the USA. She is an actress and model, perhaps best known for her role in the movie 10. She has been in many movies, television shows, and magazines. She was the first woman to top the Forbes Celebrity 100 List in 1984.
12. Angela Bassett
Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in 1958 in The USA. She is a director, producer, and activist. She is best known for portraying Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It and Rosa Parks in the drama film The Rosa Parks Story. She was one of the 100 most influential Americans in 2001 by TIME magazine. However, in 2008, Bassett received only five Humanities Medals, which the French government gave to prominent writers.
13. Ann Curry
Ann Curry was born in 1956 in America. She is a journalist and photojournalist. She formerly co-anchored NBC’s, Today Show. She has won multiple Emmys and a George Foster Peabody award. She has won a Peabody Award, an Emmy Award, and two consecutive George Foster Peabody Awards for her news reporting.
14. Janice Dickinson
Janice Doreen Dickinson was born in 1955in the USA. She is a model, television personality, and author. She is most known for her book, “Super Model.” She was one of the original spokesmodels for Cover Girl cosmetics. She wrote a book about her hardships, hence the title “Super Model: Every Woman’s Guide to Looking Hot and Being Fabulous.”
15. Mary Steenburgen
Mary Nell Steenburgenwas born in 1953 in America. She is an actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best recognized for portraying the character of Gloria on the ABC show Murphy Brown. She has received five Emmy nominations, three Golden Globe awards, a SAG award, and an Academy Award nomination.
16. Cheryl Ladd
Cheryl Ladd was born in 1951 in the USA. She is an actor, singer, and novelist from the United States. She has appeared in movies such as Charlie’s Angels and The Big Shakedown. She toured with bands such as Three Dog Night and eventually sang lead vocals on their hit song Black And White People.
17. Wendie Malick
Wendie Malick was born in 1950 in America. She is an actress and former fashion model. Wendie Malick has starred in many movies, such as Scrooged, The American President, Racing Stripes, and Confessions of a Shopaholic.
18. Beverly Johnson
Beverly Ann Johnson was born in 1952 in the USA. She is an American model, actress, and singer. In August 1974, Johnson made history as the first African-American model to appear on the cover of American Vogue. In addition, Johnson was the first black woman to be featured on the cover of Elle in France in 1975. Johnson starred in the reality series Beverly’s Full House, which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network in 2012. (OWN). In 2008, the New York Times named Johnson one of the most important fashion figures of the twentieth century.
19. Kim Basinger
Kamila Ann Basinger was born in 1953 in America. She is an actress, singer, and former model from the United States. She is best recognized for starring in the 1988 film 9½ Weeks. Kim Basinger is one of the most influential women in fashion and beauty, wearing hair colors like blue and purple.
20. Jaclyn Smith
Jacquelyn Ellen “Jaclyn” Smith was born in the USA in 1945. She is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best recognized for playing Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie’s Angels and her role as Judith Grey on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Jaclyn Smith has appeared in many advertisements, including a famous advertisement for Pepsi.
21. Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch was born in 1940 in the USA. She is an actress, singer, and model. She is best recognized for her appearances in One Million Years B.C., Fathoms, and The Three Musketeers. Her portrayal in The Three Musketeers earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy.
22. Lynda Carter
Lynda Jean Cordova Carter was born in 1951 in the USA. She is an actress, singer, and beauty pageant winner from the United States. She won Miss World USA in 1972 and placed in the top 15 in Miss World 1972. She is a model who has worked for Calvin Klein, Revlon, Estee Lauder, and Guess.
23. Iman Abdulmajid
Iman Abdulmajid was born in 1955 in the USA. She is a Somali-American fashion model, actress, and entrepreneur. She is best known as the longtime fashion model and television host for The Iman Collection on Living. She founded her own cosmetics company, Iman Cosmetics, in 2010. She is best known for her tenure as a Revlon spokeswoman, for which she was dubbed “The face of the ’80s”.
24. Kathy Ireland
Kathleen Marie Ireland was born in 1963 in America. She is an author, entrepreneur, and former fashion model. She became a famous model after being featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated magazine for women for four consecutive issues. In addition, she was one of People magazine’s 50 most beautiful people in 1991. She is currently focused on her writing career and being an environmental and political activist.
25. Sharon Stone
Sharon Vonne Stone was born in the U.S in 1958. She is an actress, producer, and former fashion model. She became a famous model after being featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated magazine for women. However, she is best known for her Golden Globe Award-winning role in the 1995 film Casino. It was among her biggest commercial successes and was named “Best Actress” for that year by several critics associations.
26. Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei was born in 1964 in America. She is an actress from the United States. She debuted in 1989 and has won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is the best recon now for her roles in Untamed Heart (1993), The Wrestler (2008), and My Cousin Vinny (1992). She has also made appearances on Ally McBeal, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and The Good Wife.
27. Elle Macpherson
Nancy Macpherson was born in 1964 in Australia. She is an Australian model, businesswoman, television host, and actress. She is best known for her modeling work, including her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. From 2010 to 2016, she was the host and executive producer of Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model. She has been the Victoria’s Secret Angel since 1995, and she is one of the highest-paid models in the world.
28. Halle Berry
Halle Maria Berry was born in America in 1966. She is an American actress. She is best recognized for her role as Storm in the X-men movie series. She won the Primetime Emmy Award in a Miniseries or a Movie, and she also won the Golden Globe Award for Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. She has also won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Female Movie Star. In addition, she has won several awards, including Golden Globe Award and Academy Award.
29. Demi Moore
Demi Gene Moore was born in 1962 in the USA. She is an American actress. She is best recognized for her roles in “G.I. Jane” (1997), “A Few Good Men” (1992), and “Disclosure” (1994). Demi, In addition, she appeared in several films, as “A Time to Kill” (1996), “Charlie’s Angels” (2000), and “G.I. Jane 2: Transatlantic Mission” (1997). She has won two Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and was named the most beautiful woman by People Magazine in 1992.
30. Diane Lane
Diane Colleen Lane was born in 1965 in the USA. She is an actress and producer. She is best recognized for her role as Martha Kent in the Superman film series. Diane Lane has won a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She was nominated for a Tony Award for the Broadway play “The Glass Menagerie.” She has won awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
31. Meryl Streep
Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep was born in 1949 in the USA. She is an actress. In the U.S., she is called one of the greatest actresses. She has won 3 Academy Awards and many more awards. She has won the most awards for her role in “The Iron Lady.” She won many awards, such as the SAG Award and the BAFTA Award.
32. Christine Baranski
Christine Jane Baranski was born in 1952 in America. She is an actress, producer, and singer. She is best recognized for her role in “The Good Wife.” She has won many awards. Christine has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. She is well known for her roles in “The Birdcage” and “The War of the Roses.” She has won a Golden Globe Award. In addition, she has won the Emmy Award and “Two Stars from the Bridge.”
33. Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard was born in 1952 in America. She is an actress, producer, and political activist. Alfre Woodard has won many awards for her roles in film and television. She is best known for her role as Betty Shabazz in the film “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” She was the first black woman to win an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was nominated for an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. She was nominated three times for the Emmy Award.
34. Olivia Newton-John
Dame Olivia Newton-John AC DBE was born in 1948 in England. She is a British-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist. She is best known for her signature “Grease” songs, “Let’s Get Physical,” and “Physical.” She is one of the most influential people in music shows. She has received numerous prizes, including an Emmy Award and numerous others. She was nominated for a Grammy Award three times. In addition, Olivia Newton has been nominated three times for the Academy Award. Olivia Newton received an honorary degree from the University of Melbourne in 1997.
35. Cindy Crawford
Cynthia Ann Crawford was born in 1966 in the USA. She is an American model, actress, and television personality. Cindy has appeared on the covers of some magazines, as “Vanity Fair,” “G.Q.,” and “Marie Claire Spain.” She has also won a fashion award. Cindy was one of the most influential people in fashion and beauty. She was the face of “Vogue,” “Bebe,” and “Gap.” In addition, she has won a Fashion Icon Award and an Icon Award.
36. Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek Pinault was born in 1966 in Mexico. She is a Mexican and American actress and film producer. She is best recognized for her roles in Desperado, Dogma, and The Hitman’s Bodyguard. In addition, Hayek is an international ambassador for UNICEF. She was also the voice of Princess Fiona in the movie Shrek. She is often referred to as “the most beautiful woman in the world.”
37. Katie Couric
Katherine Anne Couric was born in 1957 in the USA. She is a television and online journalist, presenter, producer, and author. Katie was the first female journalist to co-host a major primetime news program, Today. She has won an Emmy Award and often appears on lists of the most influential women in America.
38. Megan Mullally
Megan Mullally was born in 1958 in America. She is an actress, comedian, and singer. She is best known for her role as Karen Walker on the NBC show Will & Grace. She has also hosted her comedy-variety show, The Megan Mullally Show. She has won two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and various other awards.
39. Kim Cattrall
Kim Victoria Cattrall was born in 1956 in Canada. She is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for playing Samantha Jones in the HBO drama series, Sex and the City. In addition, Kim Cattrall has appeared on television series such as feature films, miniseries, and made-for-TV films. In 2017, Kim Cattrall was ranked at number 49 on “Forbes”‘ list of ‘Highest-Paid Actresses.’
40. Holly Hunter
Holly Patricia Hunter was born in 1958 in the USA. She is an actress. She is best known for her roles in Raising Arizona, Broadcast News, and The Piano. Hunter’s performance in The Piano earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was nominated for Academy Awards, over 60 awards for her acting.
Madonna Louise Ciccone was born in the USA in 1958. She is a singer-songwriter and actress. She has won awards in many categories, such as American Music Award, American Music Award, American Music Award, and Grammy. Her 2008 album, Hard Candy, generated over 2 billion views on YouTube.
42. Rene Russo
Rene Marie Russo was born in 1954 in America. She is an actress and model. She has appeared in many T.V. series, movies, and Broadway productions. She has won Golden Globe Award, three Emmy nominations, and six additional Emmy nominations. She has also been nominated as “best supporting actress.”
43. Viola Davis
Viola Davis was born in the USA in 1965. She is an actress and producer. She won numerous awards, such as Grammy Academy Awards. She’s also been nominated for the SAG Awards, Golden Globe, and Emmy Awards. Davis is the recipient of two Tony Awards and two Academy Awards. She is one of Hollywood’s most well-paid actresses.
44. Gina Gershon
Gina L. Gershon was born in 1962 in America. She is an actress from the United States. She has appeared in movies such as “Bound (1996)”, “Face/Off (1997)”, and “Showgirls” (1995). She also starred in “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” (1998), “The Corporation (2003)”, and “Mobsters” (2007).
45. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus was born in 1961 in the USA. She is an American actress and producer. She is best recognized for her role as Elaine Benes on the NBC sitcom “Seinfeld.” She has won Emmy Awards (one of which as “outstanding lead actress”), Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards. Louis-Dreyfus has also been nominated for two Academy Awards and five British Academy Film Awards.
46. Jessica Lange
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born in the USA in 1949. She is an actress. She has won numerous awards, including an Oscar, a Tony award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and several Golden Globe Awards. She is best recognized for her leading roles in the American Horror Story series and Big Fish. She has also appeared in Tootsie, Frances, On Broadway, and Blue Sky.
47. Susan Sarandon
Susan Abigail Sarandon was born in 1946 in America. She is an actress and activist. She is best known for playing Bette Davis’s daughter in the film Bette Davis Story and her role in the 1985 movie Thelma and Louise. She has also voiced a role in Toy Story 2.
48. Sigourney Weaver
Susan Alexandra “Sigourney” Weaver was born in 1949 in the USA. She is an actress from the United States. She is best known for playing Ellen Ripley in the Alien movie franchise, for which She has been nominated for the Saturn Awards four times. She was also nominated four times at the Primetime Emmy Awards. She is one of her generation’s most well-known actors due to her role as Ripley in Aliens (1986) and Alien 3 (1992).
49. Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in America in 1964. She is an actress and producer. She is best recognized for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side and as Dr. Ryan Stone in Gravity (2013). She has won numerous awards, including a Screen Actors Guild Award, for her role in The Blind Side. In addition, she received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Blind Side.
50. Lori Loughlin
Lori Anne Loughlin was born in 1964 in the USA. She is an actress and producer. She is most known for playing the protagonist in The Heart, She Holler, and My Dream Job. She has also played a character in the T.V. series Roswell. She has won an Emmy Award and received nominations at the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Awards, Critics Choice Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
51. Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley was born in 1954 in America. She is a model, actress, and entrepreneur. She is best known for her role in the film The Photographer. She has been declared a supermodel by fashion industry magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Brinkley was inducted into the Models.com supermodels hall of fame in 2016