The other day my mom grumpily mentioned that she is turning 59 this year, an age that she’s not looking forward to. I was pretty shocked about her attitude towards it and told her flat out that there’s nothing she should be worried about. She’s at the peak of her life, and at her age, she’s looking better than she ever has, she works out daily, she’s healthy, and she’s an active grandmother to four grandchildren. I mean, just look at Jane Seymour. The 62-year-old actress was spotted parading her amazing bikini body in Hawaii this past week. Yes, over 60 and in a bikini! That gives me a lot to look forward to.
Let’s face it, these days, 30 is the new 20, 40 is the new 30 and 50 is the new 40. So what would 60 make? The new 50, of course. Not only are we living longer and looking better, but we’re taking care of our health like never before and enjoying energy that generations before us never knew they had. To sum it up, we’re doing good people, enjoying our age and shouting it out from the rooftops!
With all that being said, I’m sure it’s going to come as a surprise that some of our favorite celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Howard Stern and Katey Sagal are all turning 60 this year. Yes, Peggy Bundy is going to be the big 6-0 this year and if you ask me, she is looking hotter than ever! It makes me excited, rather than scared, about having yet another birthday. And besides, with all that age comes knowledge and that part just gets sexier every year, doesn’t it?
Check out our photos below of some of our favorite celebrities turning 60 this year and let us know what you think!
12 Celebrities Who Are Turning the Big 6-0 This Year! 1 of 13
Howard Stern: January 12 2 of 13
Howard Stern loves to hide behind his tinted glasses and full set of curly hair, which is probably why he's been looking like he's only 45 for about 15 years now! Smart move, Howard.
Katey Sagal: January 19 3 of 13
Married with Children's Peggy Bundy is still looking hot these days! Can you believe Katey Sagal is turning 60? I absolutely love her in Sons of Anarchy.
Oprah Winfrey: January 29 4 of 13
Yes, our queen of media, savior of the entertainment world and ultimate book recommender, Oprah Winfrey, is also turning 60 this year. I can't wait to see how Oprah plans on celebrating!
John Travolta: February 18 5 of 13
Sure he's had his ups and downs over the years, but I'm sure John Travolta has a lot to be thankful for these days, as he's turning 60, too.
Jackie Chan: April 7 6 of 13
Jackie Chan might be turning 60 this year, but I can guarantee you that he's still kicking some serious butt both on- and off-screen. Heck, I wouldn't even doubt the fact that he's still probably in better shape than many people half of his age. Forget CrossFit, what is Jackie Chan working out with these days?
Dennis Quaid: April 9 7 of 13
Dennis Quaid, who starred in Dreamscape, The Right Stuff, and Breaking Away is also turning 60 this year.
Ellen Barkin: April 16 8 of 13
Now this is a woman full of grace and beauty that I totally look up to. Ellen Barkin, if I can only look half as good as you do when I turn 60, I'll consider myself a very happy woman. Just look at her gorgeous skin!
Jerry Seinfeld: April 29 9 of 13
Geez, were the 1990s really that long ago? I must say, it doesn't look like Jerry has aged in 15 years, though. Comedy must be his secret to looking so good.
James Cameron: August 16 10 of 13
Can you believe that the man who has brought us Titanic and Avatar is turning 60 this year, too? I can only imagine what other visually stunning pieces of masterwork he has up his sleeves, as well.
Chris Noth: November 13 11 of 13
Mr. Big is turning 60 this year! Yes, Mr. Big, people! Somewhere out there in fictional television world, Carrie Bradshaw is enjoying a very handsome Mr. Big as her husband while the real-life Chris Noth is still making the ladies swoon.
Ray Liotta: December 18 12 of 13
Yes, the man who pretty much made the 1980s and 1990s happen with some of the most memorable movies in film history (I think I've watched Goodfellas on AMC more times than I can admit), is also turning 60 this year.
Denzel Washington: December 28 13 of 13
This can't be possible. Denzel Washington at 60? The man is simply ageless, isn't he?
Photos via PacificCoastNews.com
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