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The 97 Most Famous Actresses in Their 40s

40 may seem like the age to retire, but these actresses are conquering the industry even in their 40s. Whether it be roles in action films or psychological thrillers, we can count on them to give award-winning performances. These notable actresses, such as Angelina Jolie and Eva Green, have amassed their empires through years of work.

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1. Angelina Jolie

Net worth: US$120 million

Age: 47 years (June 4, 1975)

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Who hasn’t heard of the beautiful and talented Angelina Jolie? One of the highest-paid actresses in the world, Jolie first is also known for her humanitarian efforts. Since her debut in 1982, she has given critically acclaimed performances in Gia (1998), Salt (2010), and Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021).

2. Rachel McAdams

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 43 years (November 17, 1978)

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Rachel McAdams is an American actress best known for playing Regina George in Mean Girls (2004) and Allie Hamilton in The Notebook (2004). A critically acclaimed actress, McAdams has received praise on numerous occasions for her performances in Red Eye (2005), Morning Glory (2010),  and Midnight in Paris (2011).

3. Charlize Theron

Net worth: US$170 million

Age: 46 years (August 7, 1975)

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Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress best known for her roles in The Devil’s Advocate (1997) and Monster (2003). Theron has received various awards and nominations for her leading roles in the films North Country (2005), Atomic Blonde (2017), and Bombshell (2019).

4. Natalie Portman

Net worth: US$90 million

Age: 41 years (June 9, 1981)

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Natalie Portman is an award-winning Israeli-American actress known for her role in the psychological thriller film Black Swan (2010). Portman began her career at the age of 12, appearing in Léon: The Professional (1994). Her notable films include V for Vendetta (2005), Jackie (2016),  and Thor: Love and Thunder (2022).

5. Kristen Bell

Net worth: US$40 million

Age: 42 years (July 18, 1980)

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Kristen Bell is an American actress best known for playing the titular character in Veronica Mars (2004-2007) and Eleanor Shellstrop in The Good Place (2016-2020). Known for lead roles in various television series, she has also appeared in the movies The Boss (2016) and Bad Moms (2016).

6. Reese Witherspoon

Net worth: US$400 million

Age: 46 years (March 22, 1976)

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Reese Witherspoon is an American actress and producer best known for playing Elle Woods in the cult classic Legally Blonde (2001) and its 2003 sequel. Currently the world’s richest actress, Witherspoon has received praise for her roles across film and television in Walk The Line (2005), Wild (2014), and Big Little Lies (2017-2019).

7. Zooey Deschanel

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 42 years (January 17, 1980)

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Zooey Deschanel is an American actress and music artist best known for her appearance in various comedy films, such as Yes Man (2008) and 500 Days of Summer (2009), and as Jessica Day on New Girl (2011-2018). She is also a member of the band She & Him and has released six albums.

8. Ellie Kemper

Net worth: US$9 million

Age: 42 years (May 2, 1980)

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Ellie Kemper is an American actress and comedian best known for playing the role of Erin Hannon in The Office (2009–2013) and the titular character in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019). She also released a book titled My Squirrel Days in 2018.

9. Jenna Fischer

Net worth: US$16 million

Age: 48 years (March 7, 1974)

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Jenna Fischer is an American actress best known for playing the role of Pam Beesly in The Office (2005–2013). Aside from The Office, Fischer has also appeared in many films, namely Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) and The Giant Mechanical Man (2012).

10. Kate Winslet

Net worth: US$65 million

Age: 46 years (October 5, 1975)

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Kate Winslet may have become a world-renowned star for Titanic (1997), but she is so much more than that. She is known for performances in films of various genres like Quills (2000), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), and Steve Jobs (2015).

11. Rashida Jones

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 46 years (February 25, 1976)

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Rashida Jones is an American actress, writer, producer, and director known for her roles in various popular sitcoms. She played Karen Filipelli in The Office (2006-2009, 2011), Ann Perkins in Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), and the titular character in Angie Tribeca (2016-2019).

12. Eva Longoria

Net worth: US$80 million

Age: 47 years (March 15, 1975)

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Eva Longoria is an American actress and producer best known for playing the award-nominated role of Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives (2004-2012). Longoria has also appeared in a variety of movies, namely The Sentinel (2006), Over Her Dead Body (2008), and Overboard (2018). Aside from acting, she executive-produced the series Devious Maids (2013-2016).

13. Rosario Dawson

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 43 years (May 9, 1979 )

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Rosario Dawson is an American actress known for appearing in various blockbuster and independent films. She began her career in 1995 and has appeared in many notable films since then, like 25th Hour (2004), Rent (2005), Death Proof (2007), and Krystal (2017).

14. Drew Barrymore

Net worth: US$125 million

Age: 47 years (February 22, 1975)

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One of Hollywood’s favorite It girls from the 1990s, Drew Barrymore is an American actress, producer, and talk show host. She has appeared in various well-known films of varying genres, like Charlie’s Angels (2000), Donnie Darko (2001), and Blended (2014). Barrymore also hosts the talk show The Drew Barrymore Show (2020-Present) and is the founder of Flower Films.

15. Zoe Saldaña

Net worth: US$35 million

Age: 44 years (June 19, 1978)

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Zoe Saldaña is an American actress known for her work in various science fiction films and blockbusters. She is known for playing the role of Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek films, Neytiri in the Avatar films, and Gamora in various MCU films.

16. Amy Adams

Net worth: US$60 million

Age: 47 years (August 20, 1974)

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Amy Adams is an American actress known for her roles in various romantic, comedy, and drama films. Adams has been lauded for her performances in various films, such as Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Master (2012), American Hustle (2013), and Vice (2018).

17. Penélope Cruz

Net worth: US$85 million

Age: 47 years (April 28, 1974)

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Penélope Cruz is a Spanish actress who rose to prominence for her role in Belle Époque (1992), the highest-grossing Spanish film of the year. Cruz recently portrayed Donatella Versace in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018) and received praise for her performance.

She will portray Laura Ferrari in the upcoming Enzo Ferrari biopic Ferrari.

18. Rebel Wilson

Net worth: US$22 million

Age: 42 years (March 2, 1980)

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Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, writer, and comedian best known for her role as Fat Amy in the Pitch Perfect movie series (2012-2017). Wilson has appeared in various comedic films Struck by Lightning (2012), How To Be Single (2016), and Jojo Rabbit (2019).

19. Jessica Chastain

Net worth: US$50 million

Age: 45 years (March 24, 1977)

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Jessica Chastain is an American actress and film producer known for playing strong and flawed women. She has received acclaim for her performances in The Tree of Life (2011), Interstellar (2014), The Martian (2015), The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021), and the miniseries Scenes from a Marriage (2021).

20. Kate Beckinsale

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 49 years (July 26, 1973)

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Kate Beckinsale is an English actress and model known for her work in several action films. Early on, Beckinsale starred in romantic comedies and drama films like Much Ado About Nothing (1993) and Prince of Jutland (1994). However, she is better known now for her roles in action films like Van Helsing (2004), Total Recall (2012), and Jolt (2021).

21. Michelle Rodriguez

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 44 years (July 12, 1978)

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Michelle Rodriguez is an American actress best known for playing the role of Letty Ortiz in the Fast & Furious film franchise. She is also known for appearing in Avatar (2009), Machete (2010), and Widows (2018).

22. Eva Mendes

Net worth: US$20 million

Age: 48 years (March 5, 1974)

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Eva Mendes is an American actress, model, and businesswoman best known for her roles in Ghost Rider (2007) and The Spirit (2008). Mendes began her career in the late 1990s and last appeared in Lost River (2014), her husband Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut. Since then, she has focused on other ventures.

23. Elizabeth Banks

Net worth: US$50 million

Age: 48 years (February 10, 1974)

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Elizabeth Banks is an American actress best known for playing the role of Gail Abernathy-McKadden in the Pitch Perfect movie series (2012–2017) and Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games trilogy (2012-2015). She has also played award-nominated recurring roles on the shows 30 Rock and Modern Family.

24. Eva Green

Net worth: US$10 million

Age: 42 years (July 6, 1980)

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Eva Green is a French actress and model known for her early 2000s film roles in The Dreamers (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), and Casino Royale (2006). Green became better-known for her work with director Tim Burton in Dark Shadows (2012), Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), and Dumbo (2019).

25. Cobie Smulders

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 40 years (April 3, 1982)

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Cobie Smulders is a Canadian-American actress best known for her role as Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014) and as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill in various Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Aside from these roles, she has also appeared in the romantic comedies They Came Together (2014), and Results (2015).

26. Gwyneth Paltrow

Net worth: US$10 million

Age: 49 years (September 27, 1972)

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Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress and businesswoman best known for her film roles during the late 1990s. She mainly starred in period pieces and romantic dramas, giving notable performances in Emma (1996), Great Expectations (1998), and Shakespeare in Love (1998). She is also known for portraying Pepper Potts in the MCU.

27. Sarah Paulson

Net worth: US$12 million

Age: 47 years (December 17, 1974)

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Sarah Paulson is an American actress known for her work in television, film, and on stage. She is best known for her work on American Horror Story since 2011, receiving five nominations and two awards for her time on the show.

28. Alicia Silverstone

Net worth: US$20 million

Age: 45 years (October 4, 1976)

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Alicia Silverstone is an American actress best known for playing the role of Cher Horowitz in the cult film Clueless (1995). The film is still widely appreciated for its humor and fashion. Silverstone’s other notable films include Batman & Robin (1997), Vamps (2012), and The Lodge (2019).

29. Olivia Munn

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 42 years (July 3, 1980)

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Olivia Munnis is an American actress and former co-host of Attack The Show!. She originally began her career as a talk show host but moved on to acting in 2007. Munn is best known for her role as Sloan Sabbith in The Newsroom (2012-2014).

30. Sophia Bush

Net worth: US$11 million

Age: 40 years (July 8, 1982)

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Sophia Bush is an American actress best known for her role as Brooke Lindsay in the drama TV series One Tree Hill (2003–2012) which was also her longest-running role. She has also appeared in the movies John Tucker Must Die (2006) and Acts of Violence (2018).

31. Sarah Michelle Gellar

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 45 years (April 14, 1977)

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Sarah Michelle Gellar is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur best known for playing Buffy Summers in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and Daphne in the Scooby-Doo movies (2002, 2004). She is also the co-founder of Foodstirs and the author of the cooking book Stirring Up Fun With Food.

32. Jessica Biel

Net worth: US$250 million

Age: 40 years (March 3, 1982)

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Jessica Biel is an American actress and model best known for playing Mary Camden in 7th Heaven (1996–2006) and Casey Jackson in Ulee’s Gold (1997). Most recently, Biel starred in and executive produced the highly-rated thriller series The Sinner (2017-2021), for which she also received Golden Globe and Emmy nominations.

33. Milla Jovovich

Net worth: US$80 million

Age: 46 years (December 17, 1975)

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Milla Jovovich is an American actress and model best known for her role as Alice in the Resident Evil film series (2002-2016), the highest-grossing movie series based on the video game of the same name. She first gained recognition for appearing in the science-fiction film The Fifth Element (1997).

34. Marion Cotillard

Net worth: US$50 million

Age: 46 years (September 30, 1975)

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Marion Cotillard is a French actress, film producer, singer, and environmental activist best known for her award-winning portrayal of Édith Piaf in the biopic La Vie en Rose (2007). She has been in various successful French and English films, such as Taxi (1998), Big Fish (2003), Inception (2010), Rust and Bone (2012), and Annette (2021).

35. Lena Headey

Net worth: US$12 million

Age: 48 years (October 3, 1973)

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Lena Headey is a British actress best known for playing the role of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones (2011–2019). The role was followed by award nominations and worldwide recognition. Headey has also appeared in various films in lead roles, such as The Brothers Grimm (2005) and The Purge (2013).

36. Alexis Bledel

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 40 years (September 16, 1981)

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Alexis Bledel is an American actress and model best known for playing Rory Gilmore in Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), and Emily Malek in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017–2021). An incredibly versatile actress, Bledel is often lauded for her skill as an actress and also had a recurring role in the period drama series Mad Men in 2012.

37. Christina Hendricks

Net worth: US$10 million

Age: 47 years (May 3, 1975)

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Christina Hendricks is an American actress best known for playing the role of Joan Harris in the highly-rated period drama series Mad Men (2007-2015). Hendricks worked as a model for more than a decade before she moved on to acting. Her best-known films include Drive (2011), Lost River (2014), and The Neon Demon (2016).

38. Diane Kruger

Net worth: US$24 million

Age: 46 years (July 15, 1976)

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Diane Kruger is a German-American actress known for her appearance in films of varying genres. She first gained recognition for playing Helen in Troy (2004), and her popularity increased with her role as Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure (2004) and its 2007 sequel. Most recently, she appeared in the German film In The Fade (2017).

39. Christina Ricci

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 42 years (February 12, 1980)

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Remember Wednesday Addams from the Addams Family movies (1991, 1993)? Yes, that was Christin Ricci and she is all grown up now. However, she still takes on the same eerie roles. Her most acclaimed film roles include Sleepy Hollow (1999) and Monster (2003).

40. Angie Harmon

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 49 years (August 10, 1972)

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Angie Harmon is an American actress and model best known for her role as Ryan McBride in Baywatch Nights (1995–1997) and Jane Rizzoli in Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016), the role which won her two awards. Harmon has been part of many critically acclaimed projects, such as Seraphim Falls (2006) and Living Proof (2008)

41. Krysten Ritter

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 40 years (December 16, 1981)

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Krysten Ritter is an American actress and model best known for playing the role of Jane Margolis in the series Breaking Bad (2009–2010) and El Camino! (2019). Ritter started her career as a model, appearing in high-profile magazines and print campaigns. She is also known for playing Jessica Jones in the MCU from 2015 to 2019.

42. Laura Prepon

Net worth: US$12 million

Age: 42 years (March 7, 1980)

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Laura Prepon is an American actress best known for playing the role of Donna Pinciotti in That ’70s Show (1998–2006), and Alex Vause in Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019). Prepon is also known for her versatile acting roles in Lightning Bug (2004), Karla (2006), and The Hero (2017).

43. Kate Hudson

Net worth: US$80 million

Age: 43 years (April 19, 1979)

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Kate Hudson is an American actress and businesswoman best known for appearing in several romantic comedies. The winner of many awards, Hudson has appeared in the films Desert Blue (1998), Almost Famous (2000), How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days (2003), Nine (2009), and The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013).

44. Hilarie Burton

Net worth: US$5 million

Age: 40 years (July 1, 1982)

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Hilarie Burton is an American actress, producer, businesswoman, and writer. She rose to prominence for playing the role of Peyton Sawyer on One Tree Hill from 2003 to 2009. Since One Tree Hill, she played recurring or supporting roles in the TV series White Collar (from 2010–2013), Grey’s Anatomy (in 2013), and Lethal Weapon (in 2016).

45. Cameron Diaz

Net worth: US$140 million

Age: 49 years (August 30, 1972)

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Many view Cameron Diaz as an attractive actress typecast in the same love interest roles in every movie but she has proven herself to be a multifaceted actress. Although best known for her roles in romantic comedies, she is also a dramatic actress (Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky). Diaz will end her six-year acting hiatus with the film Back In Action (2022).

46. Jennifer Hudson

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 40 years (September 12, 1981)

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Jennifer Hudson is an American singer and actress best known for her role as Effie White in Dreamgirls (2006) and her immensely successful music career. She has also appeared in the films Black Nativity (2013), Winnie Mandela (2011), and Respect (2021), the last two being her acclaimed lead roles.

47. Alyson Hannigan

Net worth: US$40 million

Age: 48 years (March 24, 1974)

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Alyson Hannigan is an American actress known for her roles in various popular television series. She starred as Willow Rosenburg in the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and Lily Aldrin in How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014).

48. Rosamund Pike

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 43 years (January 27, 1979)

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Rosamund Pike is a British actress and narrator best known for her critically acclaimed performance as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl (2014). Pike was a successful actress long before 2014, but Gone Girl gave her the opportunity to accrue more lead roles in films such as A Private War (2018) and I Care A Lot (2020).

49. Hayley Atwell

Net worth: US$3 million

Age: 40 years (April 5, 1982 )

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Hayley Atwell is a British-American actress best known for her role as Margaret “Peggy” Carter in various Marvel Cinematic Universe films and series. She first gained media attention with her role in The Duchess (2008), and also appeared in Testament of Youth (2014) and Christopher Robin (2018).

50. Katie Holmes

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 43 years (December 18, 1978)

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Katie Holmes is an American actress who rose to prominence with her role as Joey Potter in Dawson’s Creek (1998-2003). She has appeared in several films ranging from small-scale independent films to blockbusters, such as Abandon (2002), Batman Begins (2005), Miss Meadows (2014), and Coda (2019).

51. Maya Rudolph

Net worth: US$20 million

Age: 49 years (July 27, 1972)

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Maya Rudolph is an American actress, comedian, and singer best known for her portrayal of Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live and her appearance in The Good Place from 2018 to 2020. Her film roles include Bridesmaids (2011), Sisters (2015), and Wine Country (2019). She has also voiced characters in The Willoughbys (2020) and Luca (2021).

52. Katherine Heigl

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 43 years (November 24, 1978)

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Katherine Heigl is an Americana actress ad producer best known for playing the role of Dr. Izze Stevens in Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010. Aside from this role, Heigl is mostly known for starring in various popular romantic comedies, such as Knocked Up (2007), The Ugly Truth (2009), and Jenny’s Wedding (2015).

53. Mindy Kaling

Net worth: US$35 million

Age: 43 years (June 24, 1979 )

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Mindy Kaling is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, and writer. She is best known for her role as Kelly Kapoor in The Office (2005-2013). She has also created and produced several projects, such as the series The Mindy Project (2012-2017) and the film Late Night (2019).

54. Rose McGowan

Net worth: US$3 million

Age: 48 years (September 5, 1973)

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Rose McGowan is an American actress and activist known for her roles in films of varying genres. She first gained recognition for starring in The Doom Generation (1995), and went on to achieve tremendous success with her roles in Scream (1996), Devil in the Flesh (1998), and Grindhouse (2007).

55. Kerry Washington

Net worth: US$3 million

Age: 45 years (January 31, 1977)

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Kerry Washington is an American actress, producer, and director best known for her role as Olivia Pope in Scandal (2012-2018). With award-nominated performances in film and television, Washington’s best-known roles include Django Unchained (2012), Confirmation (2016), and the miniseries Little Fires Everywhere (2020). She has won six awards during her career so far.

56. Sara Ramirez

Net worth: US$5 million

Age: 46 years (August 31, 1975)

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Sara Ramirez is a Mexican-American actor and singer best known for their portrayal of Dr. Callie Torres in Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2014. Ramirez has also released a single Silent Night (2009) and a self-titled EP in 2011. Aside from acting, they are a passionate advocate for LGBT rights.

57. Priyanka Chopra

Net worth: US$70 million

Age: 40 years (July 18, 1982)

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Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress and model known for her appearances in Bollywood and Hollywood films. She has been part of various popular Indian films, such as Andaaz (2003), Don (2006), and Bajirao Mastani (2015). In Hollywood, she is best-known for playing the role of Alex Parrish in Quantico (2015-2018).

58. Sarah Chalke

Net worth: US$14 million

Age: 45 years (August 27, 1976)

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Sarah Chalke is a Canadian actress and model best known for playing the role of Elliot Reid in Scrubs (2001-2010). She has also appeared on the sitcoms Roseanne, How I Met Your Mother, and Cougar Town. Most recently, Chalke appeared as Kate Mularkey in the drama series Firefly Lane (2021-Present).

59. Jennifer Morrison

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 43 years (April 12, 1979)

Jennifer Morrison is an Americana ctress, director, and producer best known for playing the role of Dr. Allison Cameron in House (2004-2012), and Emma Swan in Once Upon A Time (2011-2018). Morrison began her media career as a child model and moved on to acting in 1994.

60. Claire Danes

Net worth: US$35 million

Age: 43 years (April 12, 1979)

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Claire Danes is an American actress best known for her role as Carrie Mathison in the acclaimed thriller series Homeland (2011-2020). For her performance on the show, Danes won five awards. A well-established actress long before Homeland, she has also been in the films Romeo + Juliet (1996), Les Misérables (1998), and A Kid Like Jake (2018).

61. Rachel Bilson

Net worth: US$12 million

Age: 40 years (August 25, 1981)

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Rachel Bilson is an American actress best known for playing Summer Roberts in The O.C. (2003-2007) and as Zoe Hart in Hart of Dixie (2011-2015). Bilson started her career appearing in commercials and began acting in 2003. Aside from acting, she is also lauded for her immaculate taste in fashion.

62. Tiffany Haddish

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 42 years (December 3, 1979)

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Tiffany Haddish is an American actress and stand-up comedian best known for her role as Nekeisha Williams in The Carmichael Show (2015–2017) and Dina in Girls Trip (2017). These roles led to widespread recognition and lead roles in other series, such as The Last O.G. (2018–2020) and The Afterparty (2022-Present).

63. Morena Baccarin

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 43 years (June 2, 1979)

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Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian actress known for her appearance in various science fiction and superhero film and television series. She is known for playing the roles of Inara Serra in Firefly (2002) and its related film (2005), Vanessa in the Deadpool films (2016, 2018), and Jessica Brody in Homeland (2011-2020).

64. Kathryn Hahn

Net worth: US$8 million

Age: 49 years (July 23, 1973)

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Kathryn Hahn is an American actress and comedian best known for her role as Lily Lebowski in Crossing Jordan (2001-2007) and as Agatha Harkness in the miniseries WandaVision (2021). After appearing in supporting roles in romantic comedies, Hahn established herself as a dramatic actress with performances in Tomorrowland (2015) and Captain Fantastic (2016).

65. Jenna Dewan

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 41 years (December 3, 1980)

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Jenna Dewan is an American actress and dancer best known for her appearance in Step Up (2006) as Nora Clark alongside Channing Tatum. She began her career as a backup dancer and worked with artists like Janet Jackson, Christia Aguilera, and Missy Elliott. Since 2021, Dewan appears in The Rookie (2018-Present) as Bailey.

66. January Jones

Net worth: US$10 million

Age: 44 years (January 5, 1978)

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January Jones is an American actress and model best known for her role as Betty Draper in the acclaimed period drama series Mad Men (2007–2015). She also played the role of Melissa Chartres in The Last Man on Earth (2015-2018). Her recent work includes the role of Carol Baker in Spinning Out (2020).

67. Constance Wu

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 40 years (March 22, 1982)

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Constance Wu is an American actress best known for her role as Jessica Huang in the series Fresh Off the Boat (2015–2020), and Rachel Chu in the romantic dramedy Crazy Rich Asians (2018). For both roles, Wu received many nominations for best actress. She also starred in the film Hustlers (2019) alongside Jennifer Lopez and Keke Palmer.

68. Judy Greer

Net worth: US$5 million

Age: 47 years (July 20, 1975)

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Judy Greer is an American actress known for her roles in films and series of varying genres. She first gained recognition during the late 1990s, appearing in popular films of the time like Jawbreaker (1999) and 27 Dresses (2008). Her best performance is in the series Kidding (2018-2020), where she plays the protagonist’s wife.

69. Sofia Boutella

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 40 years (April 3, 1982 )

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Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, model, and dancer who rose to prominence with her role in The Mummy (2017). Boutella started her acting career intentionally auditioning for supporting roles to polish her acting skills. Her hard work paid off in 2018 when she played lead roles in Climax (2018) and Hotel Artemis (2018).

70. Stephanie Beatriz

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 41 years (February 10, 1981)

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Stephanie Beatriz is an American actress and singer known for her role as Rosa Diaz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-2021), and as the voice actor for the central character Mirabel Madrigal in Encanto (2021).

71. Maggie Gyllenhaal

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 44 years (November 16, 1977)

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Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American actress, writer, and director known for appearing in films of varying genres. The daughter of filmmakers, she acquired an interest in acting from an early age. Some of her best-known films include Donnie Darko (2001), Secretary (2002), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Kindergarten Teacher (2018).

72. Fairuza Balk

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 48 years (May 21, 1974)

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Fairuza Balk is an American actress, and music and visual artist. Known for playing unique and eerie characters, she has appeared in various films as a lead or supporting character. Balk’s most well-known films include The Craft (1996), which established her as a pop culture icon, The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), and The Waterboy (1998).

73. Keeley Hawes

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 46 years (February 10, 1976)

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Keeley Hawes is an English actress known for her prolific acting career. She first gained fame and recognition for playing Zoe Reynolds in Spooks (2002-2004) and Alex Drake in Ashes To Ashes (2008-2010). She recently executive produced and starred in the series Honour (2020).

74. Tracee Ellis Ross

Net worth: US$16 million

Age: 49 years (October 29, 1972)

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Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and television host (whew!) best known for her roles in Girlfriends (2000-2008) and Black-ish (2014–2022). Also a businesswoman, she is the owner of Pattern which makes hair-care products for curly hair.

75. Liv Tyler

Net worth: US$50 million

Age: 45 years (July 1, 1977)

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Everyone knows Lord of The Rings actress Liv Tyler as the ethereal and radiant Arwen Undómiel. She received critical acclaim early on in her acting career with roles in Heavy, Empire Records (both 1995), and Stealing Beauty (1996). Tyler is relevant to this day and recently appeared in the series Harlots (from 2018 to 2019) and 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020).

76. Jordana Brewster

Net worth: US$25 million

Age: 42 years (April 26, 1980)

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Jordana Brewster is an American actress and model best known for playing the role of Mia Toretto in the Fast & Furious film franchise. She began her career appearing in small roles in various soap operas. From 2016 to 2018, Brewster played Dr. Maureen Cahill in the series Lethal Weapon.

77. Jessica Capshaw

Net worth: US$20 million

Age: 45 years (August 9, 1976)

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Jessica Capshaw is an American actress best known for playing the role of Dr. Arizona Robbins in Grey’s Anatomy from 2009 to 2018. Her character on the show became a fan favorite, particularly among LGBT audience, for her chemistry with Callie Torres (played by Sara Ramirez) and quirkiness.

78. Roselyn Sánchez

Net worth: US$5 million

Age: 49 years (April 2, 1973)

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Roselyn Sanchez is a Puerto-Rican actress, dancer, music artist, producer, and author. She is best known for playing the role of Carmen Luna in Devious Maids (2013-2016). Sanchez first gained recognition as a dancer but became much more popular when cast in Rush Hour 2 (2001) as Jackie Chan’s love interest.

79. Michelle Williams

Net worth: US$30 million

Age: 41 years (September 9, 1980)

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Michelle Williams is an American actress best known for her role as Jen Lindley in Dawson’s Creek (1998–2003). She often plays lonely or troubled women in films. Williams’ most successful films include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Shutter Island (2010), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Greatest Showman (2017), Venom (2018), and its 2021 sequel.

80. Sasha Alexander

Net worth: US$20 million

Age: 49 years (May 17, 1973)

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Sasha Alexander is an American actress and director best known for playing the role of Dr. Maura Isles in Rizzoli & Isles (2010-2016). Alexander first rose to prominence when she appeared as Gretchen Witter in the fourth season of the drama series Dawson’s Creek (2001). She has also appeared in the films The Last Lullaby and Yes Man (both 2008).

81. Jamie Clayton

Net worth: US$1.5 million

Age: 44 years (January 15, 1978)

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Jamie Clayton is an American actress best known for her role as Nomi Marks in the Netflix science-fiction series Sense8 (2015-2018). The L Word star has also appeared in movies like The Neon Demon (2016) and The Snowman (2017).

82. Jun Ji-hyun

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 40 years (October 30, 1981)

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Jun Ji-hyun is a South Korean actress and model best known for playing The Girl in the film My Sassy Girl (2001). Ji-hyun began her career appearing in commercials but soon became a well-established Korean actress with performances in The Thieves (2012) and the highly-rated Netflix thriller series Kingdom (2019-Present).

83. Zhang Ziyi

Net worth: US$100 million

Age: 43 years (February 9, 1979 )

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Zhang Ziyi is a Chinese actress and model best known for playing the role of Chiyo in the film Memoirs of A Geisha (2005) based on the 1997 novel by Arthur Golden of the same name. Ziyi is one of the most renowned actresses in China with roles in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), and The Grandmaster (2013).

84. Tara Reid

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 46 years (November 8, 1975)

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Tara Reid is an American actress best known for playing the role of Vicky in various American Pie films (1999, 2001, and 2012). She also appeared as Bunny Lebowski in the cult classic film The Big Lebowski (1998) and hosted the reality travel show Taradise (2005-2006).

85. Shannon Elizabeth

Net worth: US$7 million

Age: 48 years (September 7, 1973)

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Shannon Elizabeth is an American actress, model, and player who gained recognition as a sex symbol during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Some of her best-known films include Jack Frost (1997), American Pie (1999), Scary Movie (2000), Thireen Ghosts (2001), and Love Actually (2003).

86. Jenny Slate

Net worth: US$6 million

Age: 40 years (March 25, 1982)

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Jenny Slate is an American actress, comedian, and writer known for her work on Saturday Night Live and her voice-acting roles. Slate became well-known when she appeared on the sitcom Parks & Recreation as Mona-Lisa Saperstein, and as Eliza Guggenheim in House of Lies from 2013 to 2015. She currently voices Tammy Larsen in Bob’s Burgers (2012-Present).

87. Michelle Dockery

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 40 years (December 15, 1981)

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Michelle Dockery is an English actress best known for playing the lead role of Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey (2010–2015). She first gained recognition for appearing in several plays and received award nominations for her performances. She has appeared in the films Anna Karenina (2012) and The Gentleman (2019).

88. Sally Hawkins

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 46 years (April 27, 1976 )

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Sally Hawkins is an English actress best known for playing the lead role of Eliza Esposito in the dark romantic film The Shape of Water (2017). Hawkins first gained recognition working with Mike Leigh and appeared in many of his films, like All or Nothing (2002) and Happy-Go-Lucky (2008).

89. Asia Argento

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 46 years (September 20, 1975)

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Asia Argento is an Italian actress and filmmaker best known for her work with her father, who is Italian filmmaker Dario Argento. She began her acting career at age 9 and has appeared in the films XXX (2002) and Misunderstood (2014). Argento is currently a controversial figure due to the allegations against her.

90. Kate del Castillo

Net worth: US$10 million

Age: 49 years (October 23, 1972)

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Kate del Castillo is a Mexican-American actress who rose to prominence for her lead role in the telenovela Muchachitas (1991). She is best known for appearing in the telenovela La Reina del Sur (2011-2019) as Teresa Mendoza. Castillo also appeared in Hollywood films like All About Nina (2018) and Bad Boys for Life (2020).

91. Alicia Witt

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 46 years (August 21, 1975)

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Alicia Witt is an American actress and musician best known for her appearances in films of varying genres. She first gained recognition for playing the role of Zoey Woodbine in the sitcom Sybill (1995-1998). She has appeared in the films Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995), Urban Legend (1998), and Playing Mona Lisa (2000).

92. Chelsea Peretti

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 44 years (February 20, 1978)

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Chelsea Peretti is an American actress, comedian, singer-songwriter, and television writer. She is best known for playing the quirky and iconic Gina Linetti in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-2021). In 2020, Peretti released her extended play titled Foam and Flotsam, a comedy concept album about coffee.

93. Audrey Tatou

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 45 years (August 9, 1976)

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Audrey Tatou is a French actress best known for playing the title role in the highly acclaimed and successful French film Amélie (2001). Tatou first gained recognition when she appeared in Venus Beauty Institute (1999) as Marie. She has appeared in a variety of films, such as Dirty Pretty Things (2002), A Very Long Engagement (2004), and Coco avant Chanel (2009).

94. Ruth Wilson

Net worth: US$7 million

Age: 40 years (January 13, 1982)

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Ruth Wilson is an English actress best known for playing the title role in Jane Eyre (2006), and Alison Lockhart in The Affair (from 2014 to 2018). Wilson has also performed on stage and won several awards for her work. She currently plays the role of Marisa Colter in the highly rated series His Dark Materials (2019-Present).

95. Paz Vega

Net worth: US$7 million

Age: 46 years (January 2, 1976)

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Paz Vega is a Spanish actress known for her performances in films of varying genres. She first gained recognition for her role in Sex and Lucia (2001). Since then, she has appeared in Spanglish (2004), 10 Items or Less (2006), and Rambo: Last Blood (2019).

96. D’Arcy Carden

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 42 years (January 4, 1980)

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D’Arcy Carden is an American actress and comedian who gained international recognition for her role as Janet Della-Denunzio in The Good Place (2016–2020). She has also appeared in the films Let It Snow and Bombshell (both 2019), and plays the recurring role of Natalie Greer in the dark dramedy crime series Barry (2018-Present).

97. Elisabeth Röhm

Net worth: US$4 million

Age: 49 years (April 28, 1973)

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Elisabeth Rohm is a German-American actress known for her work across film and television in varying genres. She has portrayed recurring characters in TV series like Angel, Bull, and Law & Order. She is best known for appearing in the films Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017) and Bombshell (2019).

98. Amber Valletta

Net worth: US$16 million

Age: 48 years ( February 9, 1974)

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Amber Valletta is an American model and actress known for her roles in the films What Lies Beneath (2000), Hitch (2005), and The Spy Next Door (2010). Valletta began her career as a model, becoming the face of several high-profile names.

99. Amy Acker

Net worth: US$2 million

Age: 45 years (December 5, 1976)

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Amy Acker is an American actress best known for playing the role of Winifred Burkle and Illyria in the series Angel from 2001 to 2004. Her other notable roles are also in television series, such as Kelly Peyton in Alias (4th and 5th season), and Root in Person of Interest (2012-2016).

100. Caterina Scorsone

Net worth: US$3 million

Age: 40 years (October 16, 1981)

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Caterina Scorsone is a Canadian-American actress best known for playing the role of Dr. Amelia Shepherd in Grey’s Anatomy (2010-Present). She made her debut as a child in the children’s show Mr. Dressup. Scorsone has also appeared in lead roles in the TV series Missing (2003-2006) and the miniseries Alice (2009).