Celebrities Turning 65 in 2020
Are you curious about which celebrities are turning 65 in 2020?
We’ve put together a list of famous individuals that were born in 1955, which means they’ll be turning 65 this year.
Familiar faces like Bill Gates, Kris Jenner, Bill Nye, and Howie Mandel will be aging into Medicare this year. Yep – you’re not alone!
1. Rowan Atkinson – January 6
You may know him better as Mr. Bean, but famous actor Rowan Atkinson turns 65 on January 6, 2020.
Atkinson is best known for his work on sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean, and you may also recognize him as the voice of the red-billed hornbill Zazu in Disney's 1994 The Lion King. Atkinson was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy as well as one of the top 50 comedians ever via a poll by fellow comedians.
In 2018, Atkinson received YouTube's Diamond Play Button for reaching over 10 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. His channel is one of the most-watched in the world – in 2017, it had over 4.5 billion views.
2. Steve Jobs – February 24
If Steve Jobs were still with us, he'd be turning 65 on February 24, 2020. Jobs co-founded Apple and revolutionized personal tech during his time as CEO.
Jobs was also chairman for Pixar and was a member of the Walt Disney Company's board of directors.
Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011 at the age of 56 due to pancreatic cancer.
3. Bruce Willis – March 19
Bruce Willis, the action hero star known for his roles in The Sixth Sense, Pulp Fiction, and Sin City, is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. Willis is often given roles that feature hard-edged, wisecracking characters, and collectively, he has acted in 125 films (and counting).
Willis turns 65 on March 19, 2020.
4. Reba McEntire – March 28
The multi-platinum country music star Reba McEntire turns 65 on March 28, 2020. Throughout the span of her career, McEntire has released 29 studio albums and 42 number one singles! She is often referred to as "the queen of country" as she has sold more than 75 million records worldwide.
You may also recognize McEntire from her hit sitcom Reba, which aired from 2001-2007.
5. Yo-Yo Ma – October 7
Yo-Yo Ma, an American cellist born in Paris, became famous as a child prodigy who started performing at age four and a half. You may recognize Ma's work in his contributions to famous film soundtracks, including:
- Seven Years in Tibet
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
- Memoirs of a Geisha
- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
- Once Upon a Time in America
- The Mission
- The Untouchables
Ma has recorded more than 90 albums and has received 18 Grammy Awards. His performance instrument, a Montagnana cello, is currently valued at $2.5 million.
Ma turns 65 on October 7, 2020.
6. Bill Gates – October 28
Bill Gates is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft as well as being the wealthiest person in the world from 1995-2009.
Bill Gates is also well-known for his charitable work, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as well as The Giving Pledge, where Gates, Warren Buffet, and other billionaires pledge to donate half their wealth to charities.
Gates turns 65 on October 28, 2020.
7. Kris Jenner – November 5
Love them or hate them, the Kardashian/Jenner crew are some of the most famous people in the world. Kris Jenner rose to fame through the popular reality television show Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
Jenner is a businesswomen who manages daughters Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kendall, and Kylie's careers. Kylie Jenner recently sold 51% of her makeup empire Kylie Cosmetics for $600 million. Jenner is also well-known for her marriage to Robert Kardashian (one of the lawyers in the O.J. Simpson trial) as well as her marriage to Olympian Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn).
Jenner turns 65 on November 5, 2020.
8. Whoopi Goldberg – November 13
Whoopi Goldberg's claim to fame was her leading role in the 1985 film The Color Purple. You may also recognize her voice as the hyena Shenzi in Disney's 1994 film The Lion King.
Today, you can see Goldberg on the talk show The View.
Goldberg turns 65 on November 13, 2020.
9. Bill Nye – November 27
Bill Nye is a television host and comedian most famously known for his show Bill Nye the Science Guy, which entertained children from 1993-1998.
Nye then became the CEO of the Planetary Society where he helps develop sundials for the Mars Exploration Rover missions.
Nye turns 65 on November 27, 2020.
10. Howie Mandel – November 29
Howie Mandel, host of Deal or No Deal and judge on America's Got Talent, is a Canadian comedian, actor, and television host.
Mandel is also known for speaking publicly about having OCD, primarily in the form of mysophobia, or the pathological fear of germs. Mandel doesn't shake hands with anyone unless he's wearing latex gloves, and he keeps his head shaven to make himself feel cleaner.
Mandel turns 65 on November 29, 2020.
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