Famous People Who Are Just A Tad Bit Older Than I Ever Would Have Thought

Turns out it’s true — age ain’t nothing but a number.

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To me, there’s no way Harry Shum Jr. is over 35.

But he IS. Harry Shum Jr. is 40.

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Tessa Thompson is 30 in my head.

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But in reality, she is 38.

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Without knowing, I’d think Andrew Garfield was 29.

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But people, Andrew Garfield is also 38!

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4.

I don’t believe Gabrielle Union is a day over 37.

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And yet, Gabrielle Union is 49.

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5.

Sandra Bullock is 45 to me.

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But in real life, Sandra Bullock is 57.

6.

In my mind, Vin Diesel is 40.

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But the fact is, Vin Diesel is 54.

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I thought Gabourey Sidibe was like…26, and I just asked my sister and she thought she was 25.

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But she’s 39.

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8.

Zoe Kazan is like 27, right?

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WRONG. Zoe Kazan is 38.

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9.

I thought Sebastian Stan was like 35.

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Turns out he’s 39.

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10.

In my opinion, Dave Franco is 33.

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In reality, Dave Franco is 37.

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11.

I thought Josh Duhamel was 42 max.

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But he is actually 49.

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12.

We can all agree that Thomas Brodie-Sangster is 22, right?

AT THE. He’s not. He is 32.

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13.

Adam Driver seems 32.

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And yet, Adam Driver is 38.

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14.

I was pretty sure Eddie Redmayne is 33.

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But no. Eddie Redmayne is 40.

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15.

If you asked me, LL Cool J is 45.

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But his birth certificate would confirm he is 54.

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16.

I would have guessed that Jennifer Lopez is 39.

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But she is 52.

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Shawn Wayans is 40 in my head.

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But actually, he’s 51.

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18.

I thought Martha Stewart was around 65.

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But Martha Stewart is 80 — 80!!!

19.

Common has gotta be 42 at MOST.

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But nope, Common is 50.

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20.

I’d have said Nicola Coughlan (from Bridgerton) is 28.

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21.

I thought Keegan-Michael Key was no older than 44.

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But actually, he’s 51.

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22.

I truly thought Alison Brie was 32.

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Turns out Alison Brie is 39.

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23.

Who else here thought Pharrell Williams was 38?

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Because you’re wrong. He’s 49.

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In my brain, Laverne Cox can’t be older than 40.

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But in reality, she’s 50.

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25.

I would have guessed Kieran Culkin is around 35…tops.

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He’s actually 39 IRL.

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26.

In my personal opinion, Jim Parsons is 40.

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In real life, he is 49.

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27.

I 100% thought Natalie Dormer was younger than 35.

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But Natalie Dormer is 40.

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28.

In my silly little head, I thought Bianca Lawson was no older than 25.

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In actuality, Bianca Lawson is 43.

29.

IDK, I just figured Gina Rodriguez was 31.

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News flash: Gina Rodriguez is 37.

30.

Rob Lowe is 49 to me.

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The fact is, Rob Lowe is 58.

31.

And finally, Jason Earles from Hannah Montana seems like he is 24-ish.

But no! Jason Earles is 45.

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