Forty is the new 30, right? From Orlando Bloom and Michael Fassbender to Jessica Chastain and Maggie Gyllenhaal, a ton of stars are turning 40 this year. Wonderwall.com rounded up a list of all the bold-faced names who are celebrating their 40th in 2017, starting with John Mayer, who turns the big 4-0 on Oct. 16. Keep reading for more…
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Sarah Michelle Gellar turned the big 4-0 on April 14, a few days after her cookbook, "Stirring up Fun with Food," debuted.
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Jessica Chastain turned 40 on March 24! One week later, her movie "The Zookeeper's Wife" debuted in theaters.
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Orlando Bloom celebrated his 40th birthday on Jan. 13. He doesn't look much older than 30 though, don't you think?
We love us some Kerry Washington! The "Scandal" star turned 40 on Jan. 31. The actress has been starring on the ABC series since 2012.
On April 2, Michael Fassbender turned 40! The German-born Irish actor's film "Alien: Covenant" debuted the following month.
English actor Tom Hardy turned 40 on Sept. 15. He recently starred on the first season of FX's "Taboo."
"This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia turned the big 4-0 on July 8 — though he still sports a very youthful glow. The California native was named after the character Milo Minderbinder from the novel "Catch-22."
Like his on-screen dad, actor Milo Ventimiglia, "This Is Us" star Justin Hartley turned 40 this year. He celebrated his big day on Jan. 29.
Despite his youthful looks, Matt Bomer actually turned 40 this year. His big day was Oct. 11.
Rock-star progeny and '90s darling Liv Tyler turned 40 on July 1.
Indie actress wunderkind Maggie Gyllenhaal will celebrate her 40th birthday on Nov. 16. She currently stars on the new HBO series "The Deuce" alongside our favorite professor-actor, James Franco.
Dawson turned 40 on March 8! It's been a long time since James Van Der Beek's "Creek" days, but he'll always be Dawson Leery in the rowboat to us.
Zachary Quinto rang in the big 4-0 on June 2! He recently portrayed journalist Glenn Greenwald in "Snowden."
Robin Thicke turned 40 on March 10.
In 12 years, Chiwetel Ejiofor will be 52 years old. That's because the "12 Years a Slave" star turned 40 on July 10.
Wrestler-actor John Cena celebrated his 40th on April 23.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers turned 40 on July 27. The onetime star of "The Tudors," who recently joined the cast of "Vikings," welcomed a baby boy named Wolf in December 2016.
Jaime Pressly welcomed her 40th birthday on July 30. The model-turned-actress plays Jill on the CBS series "Mom."
Melanie Lynskey turned the big 4-0 on May 16! Her film "I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore" premiered during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in January. She also recently got engaged to actor Jason Ritter.
Colin Hanks, Tom Hanks' eldest son, turns 40 on Nov. 24. The actor and filmmaker stars on the CBS family comedy "Life in Pieces."
Ike Barinholtz rang in the big 4-0 on Feb. 18. The actor-writer and improv performer extraordinaire has a regular role as nurse Morgan Tookers on "The Mindy Project." He is also widely known for his role in "Neighbors" as well as its 2016 sequel.