31 Celebrity Pairs Who Are Surprisingly the Same Age

Madison Breaux | Sep 19, 2018 Celebrities
31 Celebrity Pairs Who Are Surprisingly the Same Age

Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres
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Leave it to celebrities to make it extremely difficult to tell what age they actually are. With actors and actresses, the characters that they portray on TV or in movies are often so much younger than their actual age -- making it that much harder to determine when they were born. Tricky age deception aside, it's even more shocking when we discover that two celebs we would have never paired together turn out to be the same age. This just goes to show how no one ages in the same way. What 30 looks like for one could be completely different for another, and we're surprised at how many beloved celebrities are actually the same age.

Some celebs look really, really good for their age. (Our favorite actors and artists must have access to the fountain of youth, because it's hard to believe that certain stars could actually be the same age as others.) It's also crazy to think that two different celebrities that have had such different career paths could be at the same exact stage in their lives. However, let's all remember, age is just a number, and what we should really be focusing on is their accomplishments.

But ... for now, we're going to concentrate on their ages. 

There's no more hiding from the truth, celebs, and if there's one thing to take away from this it's that we should never judge someone's age by their appearance. Looks can be tricky! And so, we are here to put an end to the mystery. Here are 31 celeb pairs that are shockingly the same age. Get ready -- most of these are hard to believe.

  • Ariana Grande & Cardi B

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    Ariana Grande and Cardi B
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    Twitter just about exploded when someone discovered that Ariana Grande and Cardi B are the same age. These two artists are surprisingly both 25 years old.

  • Beyonce & Meghan Markle

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    Beyonce and Meghan Markle
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    Yes -- Queen B and the Duchess of Sussex are the same age! Beyonce and Meghan Markle, aka, the ultimate power duo, were both born in 1981, so what a year that was.

  • Hilary Duff & Adele

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    Hilary Duff and Adele
    Lucas Jackson/REUTERS; Danny Moloshok/File Photo/REUTERS

    Hilary Duff and Adele are two music icons have both hit their 30s, making all of us Lizzie McGuire fans feel very, very old.

  • Gwen Stefani & Cate Blanchett

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    Gwen Stefani and Cate Blanchett
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    Gwen and Cate aren't even on the same planet in terms of career paths, but these lovely ladies were both born in 1969.

  • Channing Tatum & Pauly D

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    Channing Tatum and Jersey Shore DJ Pauly D
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    We'd love to see what a party with Channing Tatum and Pauly D would look like, and since these two studs were both born in 1980, maybe we could make that happen. (Yeahhh, buddy.)

  • Angela Bassett & Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Angela Bassett and Jamie Lee Curtis
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    This one is wild. Angela Bassett and Jamie Lee Curtis don't even look anywhere near the same age (both look flawless), and yet, they were both born in 1958.

  • Tom Cruise & Jim Carrey

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    Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey
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    Who would have guessed that the comedian and the action star were both born in 1962?

  • Leonardo DiCaprio & Chip Gaines

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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Chip Gaines
    Mario Anzuoni/REUTERS; Splash News

    We doubt Leonardo watched Fixer Upper, but he and Chip Gaines were both born in 1974 -- so that's something.

  • Kate Gosselin & Fergie

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    Kate Gosselin and Fergie
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    Kate Gosselin and Fergie have never crossed paths career-wise (and probably never will), but they do have something in common: They were both born in 1975.

  • Idris Elba & Alfonso Ribeiro

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    Idris Elba and Alfonso Ribeiro
    Henry Nicholls/REUTERS; Nicky Nelson/WENN.com/REUTERS

    Yes, the creator of "The Carlton" dance is now 46, and so is the handsome Idris Elba.

    Where has the time gone?!
  • Mayim Bialik & Angelina Jolie

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    Mayim Bialik and Angelina Jolie
    Danny Moloshok/REUTERS; Hannah McKay/REUTERS

    Both Angelina Jolie and Mayim Bialik were born in 1975, and will be 43 this year.

  • Sarah Hyland & Jennifer Lawrence

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    Sarah Hyland and Jennifer Lawrence
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    Both Sarah Hyland and Jennifer Lawrence have been cast as teen stars, but in fact, they were both born 1990 -- making them both closer to their 30s than they are to their adolescent years.

  • The Rock & Snoop Dogg

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    Dwayne The Rock Johnson and Snoop Dogg
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    Oh ... now this is a combination. Both Snoop and the Rock are 46.

  • Taylor Swift & Dakota Johnson

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    Taylor Swift and Dakota Johnson
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    While one is singing about heartbreak, and the other is filming movies with swoon-worthy Jamie Dornan, Taylor Swift and Dakota Johnson were born in 1989 and will both turn 29 this year.

  • Chris Evans & Elijah Wood

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    Chris Evans and Elijah Wood
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    Captain America (Chris Evans -- aka, one of the hottest Chrises in Hollywood) and Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) were both born in 1981, putting the two of them at 37 years old.

  • Alexis Bledel & Uzo Aduba

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    Alexis Bledel and Uzo Aduba
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    It's hard to imagine Alexis Bledel as someone other than the adorable Rory Gilmore, but the actress was born in the same year (1981) as Orange Is The New Black star Uzo Aduba.

  • Madonna & Ellen DeGeneres

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    Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres
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    This is a pair we'd never expect. Both pop superstar Madonna and comedian Ellen DeGeneres were born 1958 and hit 60 this year!

  • Keira Knightley & Carly Rae Jepsen

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    Kirea Knightley and Carly Rae Jepsen
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    No, Carly Rae Jepsen is not in her 20s. The "Call Me Maybe" singer was born in 1985, the same year English actress Keira Knightley came into this world.

  • Theo James & Mandy Moore

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    Theo James and Mandy Moore
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    Theo may have been a heartthrob for teens as the male star of the Divergent series up until 2016, but he's still the same age as Mandy who starred in teen films back in the early 2000s. The two were both born in 1984 and will be 34 this year.

  • Anne Hathaway & Jodie Sweetin

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    Looks like Princess Mia and Stephanie Tanner have a lot more in common than living in San Francisco! The two actresses were born in 1982.

  • Jared Leto & Mark Wahlberg

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    Jared Leto and Mark Wahlberg
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    Jared Leto could easily pass for someone in his 30s (or Jesus), but in fact, he was born in 1971, just like fellow actor Mark Wahlberg.

  • Emilia Clarke & Lena Dunham

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    Emilia Clarke and Lena Dunham
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    Emilia Clarke's character on Game of Thrones (Daenerys Targaryen) makes her look a lot younger, but she was actually born in 1986, just like Girls star Lena Dunham.

  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau & Jay-Z

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    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jay-Z
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    Game of Thrones and Jay-Z together is like a pop culture phenomenon. Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Hov (Jay-Z) are both 48.

  • Miley Cyrus & Daisy Ridley

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    Miley Cyrus and Daisy Ridley
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    Hannah Montana and Rey from Star Wars would be the crossover of a lifetime. But for now, we'll just have to settle with both of these ladies being born in 1992.

  • Alison Brie & Elisabeth Moss

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    Alison Brie and Elisabeth Moss
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    Although their characters on Mad Men were thought to have a slight age difference, these two actresses, Alison Brie and Elisabeth Moss, were actually both born in 1982.

  • Michael J. Fox & George Clooney

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    Michael J. Fox and George Clooney
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    Yes, George Clooney is the silver fox we all know and love, but it turns out that he's the same age as fellow actor Michael J. Fox, who was also born in 1961.

  • Seth Green & Ed Helms

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    Seth Green and Ed Helms
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    It's hard to imagine the voice of Chris Griffin could be in his 40s, but yes, Chris and The Office star Ed Helms were both born in 1974.

  • Emma Stone & Melissa Benoist

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    Emma Stone and Melissa Benoist
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    Melissa Benoist might be new to the acting scene, ever since her run on Glee, but she shares a birth year with Oscar-winning star Emma Stone. (The two are turning 30 this year.)

  • Jenna Fischer & Penelope Cruz

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    Jenna Fischer and Penelope Cruz
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    It's hard to believe that both of these ladies could already be in their 40s, but the actresses were born in 1974 and turned 44 this year.

  • Rob Lowe & Nicholas Cage

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    Rob Lowe and Nicholas Cage
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    In 54 years, Rob Lowe has managed to stay a heartthrob his entire career, and Nick Cage stole the Declaration of Independence -- so we think these 1964 lads are doing just fine.

  • Chuck Norris & Michael Gambon

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    Chuck Norris and Michael Gambon
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    Well ... Walker, Texas Ranger and Harry Potter's Albus Dumbledore are the same age -- making 1940 a pretty knockout year.

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