9 Celebrity Women Who Didn’t Follow The Crowd And Had Kids After 35

Experts indicate that the best time to have kids is between your late 20s and early 30s.  This range of age is associated with the best outcomes for both you and your baby. And the ideal age to give birth to a first child is 30.5. Still, there's a number of women who had kids after 35.
By the age of 35, the risk of miscarriage and genetic abnormalities also starts to rise. You might encounter more complications in your pregnancy or during delivery having a baby later in life. When you get older, your odds of conceiving will be significantly reduced (7% by the age of 40). In fact, many women have kids after 35, including celebrity women.  It comes as a bit of a surprise as we can easily see famous couples get married at a very young age and some actually have more than one marriage.
Today, we have compiled a list of 9 famous women who didn’t care about stereo and had kids after 35. Let’s scroll down and check them out!

#1 Melanie Griffith

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Melanie Griffith is a prominent actress from the '80s and '90s, best known for her roles in Working Girl, Two Much, and other movies. Her eldest daughter, actress Dakota Johnson, is known for her role as Anastasia in Fifty Shades of Grey, and Stella (in the right picture) is her younger daughter. Griffith had her age 39 with Antonio Banderas.

#2 Molly Ringwald

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Molly Ringwall starred in Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and others. The actress had three kids in her second marriage with writer Panio Gianopoulos. She gave birth to her youngest ones, twins Adele and Roman at the age of 41.

#3 Alyssa Milano

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Alyssa Milano is best known for her role as Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed. Her most recent work is the Christmas comedy New Year's Eve.
The actress had long-awaited kids in her second marriage. She gave birth to her first child, her son at age 38 and her daughter was born when she was 41.

#4 Claudia Schiffer

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The world-class model has cooperated with numerous famous brands and media outlets, appearing on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, etc. She has three lovely kids and gave birth to the youngest one at age 39.

#5 Marcia Gay Harden

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Marcia Harden starred in multiple movies, including The First Wives Club, Meet Joe Black, Mona Lisa Smile, and the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. She has three kids and her first daughter was born when she was 39. At the age of 44, she gave birth to twins.

#6 Drew Barrymore

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We all remember Drew Barrymore in iconic Movies,such as 50 First Dates, Charlie's Angels, Fever Pitch, etc. Barrymore is known for her love stories in real life. And she gave birth to her two daughters in her marriage with an art consultant, Will Kopelman, when she was 39.

#7 Kirsten Dunst

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Kirsten Dunst has appeared in different movie projects, including the Spider-Man trilogy, Interview with the Vampire, Mona Lisa Smile, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, etc. In 2018, she had her first baby at age 36 and welcomed her second child to the world three years later.

#8 Meghan Markle

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Known as the spouse of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle is also an actress with her best-known role in the Suits series. She and the Prince share two kids, and her youngest daughter, Lilibet, was born in June 2021, 2 months before she turned 40.

#9 Jennifer Love Hewitt

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The I Know What You Did Last Summer, Garfield, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, Criminal Minds star is happy in her marriage and has three kids and also has kids after 35. The youngest son was born in 2021 when she was 42.
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