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13 Celebs Who Gave Birth After the Age of 45 and Proved That It’s Never Too Late to Become a Mom

More and more women are deciding to have children later on in life. Some women are opting to build their careers and have financial stability before having kids, others haven’t found the right person to start their family with and are choosing to do it on their own through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Celebrities are no different, with their constant traveling and demanding careers, some female celebrities are electing to have children later.

We at Bright Side are inspired by these women and would like to share a list of celebrities with you who went against the grain and gave birth after the age of 45.

1. Halle Berry, 47 years old

Oscar-winner Halle Berry had her second child at the age of 47, with French actor Olivier Martinez. She has a daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry, from a previous relationship with model Gabriel Aubry.

2. Jane Kaczmarek, 46 years old

The Malcolm in the Middle sitcom mother juggled 4 kids on screen, but in real life Jane Kaczmarek had 3 kids at the age of 42, 44, and her third at 46.

3. Janet Jackson, 50 years old

Janet Jackson became a first time mother and gave birth to her son, Eissa Al Mana, at the age of 50.

4. Kelly Preston, 47 years old

Kelly Preston and her husband John Travolta had a baby, their son Ben, when Kelly was 47.

5. Susan Sarandon, 45 years old

Susan Sarandon was diagnosed with endometriosis, a disorder that can cause infertility, despite this she had her third child at the age of 45.

6. Iman, 45 years old

Model Iman welcomed her child, Lexi, with legendary musician David Bowie at the age of 45.

7. Audra McDonald, 46 years old

The 6-time Tony award winning American singer and actress became a mother again at the age of 46.

8. Rachel Weisz, 48 years old

The Mummy actress had a baby with her husband, James Bond star, Daniel Craig at the age of 48. Rachel Weisz has a son with director Darren Aronofsky and Daniel Craig has a daughter from a previous relationship, who is in her 20s.

9. Chloë Sevigny, 45 years old

The American Horror Story actress gave birth to her first child at the age of 45 with her boyfriend Siniša Mačković.

10. Laura Linney, 49 years old

Laura Linney kept her pregnancy quiet until she gave birth to her son Bennett Armistead at the age of 49.

11. Kenya Moore, 47 years old

The actress, producer, and reality star known for Real House Wives of Atlanta, had in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and gave birth to her daughter, Brooklyn, at the age of 47.

12. Tamron Hall, 48 years old

The talk show host, author, and former host of the Today show had her first baby at age 48.

13. Brigitte Nielsen, 54 years old

The Danish actress, who used IVF treatment to get pregnant, gave birth to her fifth child at 54. She didn’t give up and her perseverance paid off when she had her daughter Frida.

What do you think about having kids later on in life? Does having more life experience make being a parent different?

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