Halfway to a hundred! That’s one way of looking at reaching the big 5-0. Every age brings about its own challenges and benefits and turning 50 is no different. For most of us, celebrating 50 years means valuing our past experiences, accolades and achievements while growing old gracefully.
However, for celebrities, growing older doesn’t necessarily mean looking older. We grew up with some of these stars, watching them on our television screens during our formative years, and watching them entertain us with their performances.
See which of your favorite celebrities turn 50 in 2019. Which one surprises you the most?
Marilyn Manson (Jan. 5)
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name, Marilyn Manson gets his name by combining and juxtaposing two American pop cultural icons of the 1960s: actress Marilyn Monroe and criminal Charles Manson. He is known for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer in his eponymous band.
“Highest Profile Satanist Ever”
The singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, visual artist, and author is known for records released in the 1990s, most notably “Antichrist Superstar“ and “Mechanical Animals“. He gained a notorious reputation as a controversial figure and negative influence on young people due to his public image.
Manson e as been described as “the highest profile Satanist ever”. He has strong anti-Christian views and social Darwinist leanings.