Celebrities who gave birth after 40

Published On: Apr 16 2013 11:51:53 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Janet Jackson confirmed to People magazine on Wednesday that she is expecting her first child at the age of 50. With her pregnancy, the superstar joins a growing number of celebrities who are giving birth later in life. Join us for a look at which stars have given birth after the age of 40.

birth after 40 - Madonna
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Pop star Madonna had her first biological child, daughter Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, at age 38 in October 1996, but was 41 when she gave birth to son Rocco Ritchie with then-boyfriend Guy Ritchie on Aug. 11, 2000.

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