20 Celebrities You Won’t Believe Are the Same Age

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Hollywood is a strange place when it comes to “looking your age,” but we all knew that! Sometimes it’s pretty easy to guess someone’s age, and sometimes it’s almost impossible.

Regardless, we all age differently, and if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s not to judge a book by its cover!

Check out these 20 pairs of celebrities—you’ll be stunned when you see who in this crowd are the same age!

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1. Nicolas Cage and Rob Lowe

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Rob Lowe and Nicolas Cage were both born in 1964 just a couple of months apart; they’re both 54 now.

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2. Jared Leto and Martin Freeman

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Both actors are 46. Jared Leto’s birthday is December 26, 1971. Martin Freeman’s birthday is September 8 of the same year.

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3. Jim Parsons and Andrew Lincoln

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They were both born in 1973. Technically, Parsons is 45 and Lincoln is 44, but that’s because Parsons has a March birthday and Lincoln’s is in September. Still within a year of each other!

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4. Seth Rogen and Harry Shum Jr.

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Seth Rogen and Harry Shum Jr. were actually born within two weeks of each other, in April of 1982. They’re both 36 years old.

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5. Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen and Madonna share a birth-year of 1958. Ellen’s birthday falls in January, and Madonna’s falls in August. They’ll be (officially) the same age when Madonna turns 60 in August. On the next page, read up on more surprising pairs both young and older!

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6. Elijah Wood and Chris Evans

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Elijah Wood and Chris Evans were born in January and June of 1981 respectively. They’re 37. Go figure!

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7. John Cho and Dwayne”The Rock” Johnson

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Born less than a month apart, John Cho and The Rock are both 46, having been born in 1972.

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8. Taylor Swift and Dakota Johnson

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At 28, Taylor Swift was born, you guessed it, in 1989. And so was actress Dakota Johnson!

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9. Chuck Norris and Michael Gambon

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Chuck Norris doesn’t look 78, but there you have it! He and actor Michael Gambon were both born in 1940, Gambon in October and Norris in March.

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10. Sarah Hyland and Jennifer Lawrence

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Sarah Hyland of Modern Family and Jennifer Lawrence are both 27, having been born in 1990. J-Law’s birthday falls in August, and Hyland’s is in November. Next up, a couple of musical icons with surprising age-parallels, plus one celebrity we haven’t seen age in years!

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11. Vin Diesel and Paul Giamatti

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Vin Diesel and Paul Giamatti are both 51, having been born in 1967. In fact, Vin Diesel’s birthday was just a couple of days ago on July 18!

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12. Nick Offerman and Nicolaj Coster-Waldau

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Yep, gruff Ron Swanson and Jaime Lannister himself (or the guys that play them, anyway) were born about a month apart. Offerman and Coster-Waldau are 47, and both were born in 1970, in June and July respectively.

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13. Paul Rudd and Matthew Perry

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At this point, let’s just agree that it’s impossible to guess Paul Rudd’s age in any given photo. He’s looked the same since the ‘90s. In this case, however, both Rudd and Perry were born in 1969. Perry is 48, and Rudd is 49.

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14. Gwen Stefani and Cate Blanchett

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Gwen Stefani and Cate Blanchett—two gorgeous women who are superpowers in their industries. They’re also nearly the same age (Stefani is 48 and Blanchett 49), having both been born in 1969!

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15. Carly Rae Jepsen and Keira Knightley

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The pop-star and actress are both children of 1985! Jepsen is 32 with a November birthday, and Knightley is 33 with a March birthday. Keep reading to see the age-parallels between some of the biggest names in Hollywood, plus one side-by-side you won’t believe until you see it!

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16. Michael J. Fox and George Clooney

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Born about a month apart in 1961, George Clooney and Michael J. Fox are both 57 years old.

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17. Seth Green and Ed Helms

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Seth Green and Ed Helms are two funny guys, and they’re both 44! Both were born in 1974, only a couple of weeks apart.

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18. Scarlett Johansson and Anna Kendrick

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These two weren’t born in the same year, but they’re still less than a year apart in age. Johansson, 33, was born at the tail end of 1984, while Kendrick, 32, was born midway through 1985.

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19. Jack McBrayer and Patrick Wilson

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Born in 1973 (McBrayer in May, and Wilson in July), the two actors are both 45.

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20. Thomas Brodie and Liam Hemsworth

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Thomas Brodie is another one of those people who just doesn’t age! The two were born in 1990, and both are 28 years old—but Brodie doesn’t look it. Like this story? Share it with other fans of celebrity trivia, and see how surprised they’ll be!

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