By Katie Gray

They say your 40’s are the best years of your life! These famous celebrities show us that this statement is so accurate. Many of these stars have been in celebrity relationships, but right now they are on the market. Whether they’re in the film or music industry, there is no doubt that these stars are successful, sexy and single. They prove that you really can have it all. Age is just a number, and you must always reach for the stars!

Cupid has compiled the top 10 sexy, successful and single celebrity women over 40:

1. Jennifer Lopez (47): Don’t be fooled by the rocks that she got, she’s still Jenny from the block! Jennifer Lopez is a triple threat; singer, dancer and actress. Her major breakout was her lead role in the film Selena. Since then, she’s starred in films and TV series, has released many albums and even wrote a memoir. She has her own fashion and perfume lines as well and was a celebrity judge on American Idol. The mother of two has had highly publicized relationships including with Marc Anthony and Ben Affleck. Lopez is also famously known for her behind, which led to her hit song with Iggy, “Booty.” In fact, the song “I Like Big Butts” by Sir Mix A Lot was inspired by her! There isn’t an industry that this mami can’t tackle! She is a hottie for life.

2. Madonna (57): ‘Cause you know that we are living in a material world, and she is a material girl! Madonna is the ultimate Queen of Pop! She still looks sexy at 57, puts on concerts and is in the best shape of her life. She frequently runs through Central Park, stays active and even does flips at her concerts. Who could forget her famous Superbowl Halftime Show performance? Madonna is still putting out new music, and we bet that her career will never die. Although now she is single, she’s a happy mother of four and has a net worth of $800 million!

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3. Diane Keaton (70): One of the biggest names in the industry is Diane Keaton. She’s won too many awards to count. Her first major role was in The Godfather, and her career took off after that. She’s never been married and doesn’t intend to change that. In the past, she’s had notable celebrity relationships, such as with Woody Allen. She’s also a mother of two. Keaton shows us we can be successful and live our lives the way we want! There is no ‘right way.’

4. Jennifer Garner (44): Golden Globe and SAG Award winner, Jennifer Garner, has been killin’ it in the world of film and television for decades. She played CIA agent Sydney Bristow on Alias, but can also do funny comedies like 13 Going On 30. She separated from her husband Ben Affleck last year, and they have three children together. Garner is attractive, smart, and educated, with a great personality. She definitely is successful, sexy and now single!

5. Halle Berry (49): Oscar winner Halle Berry has starred in numerous films and she is often praised by the critics. She won the ‘Best Actress’ Academy Award for her role in Monster’s Ball – making her the only black female to win this title to date. That is a huge accomplishment! She has been married three times, has two children, and is currently single and ready to mingle!

6. Marisa Tomei (51): Everyone knows Marisa Tomei best from the comedy film My Cousin Vinny. She’s starred in numerous critically acclaimed films and it’s earned her awards and notoriety. Although she’s had two relationships, she really isn’t about the married life. Tomei has stated, “I’m not that big a fan of marriage as an institution, and I don’t know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings.”

7. Drea de Matteo (44): Italian-American actress Drea de Matteo had her breakout role on The Sopranos as Adriana La Cerva. Her portrayal of that character scored her an Emmy award! Now she currently stars on Shades of Blue with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta. Although she isn’t dating anyone right now, she was with Shooter Jennings for many years and they have two beautiful children together.

8. Nicolette Sheridan (52): Although she’s had her share of relationships in the public eye, Nicolette Sheridan is not married. Her most famous celebrity relationship was with Michael Bolton. You may remember her best as the character Edie on ABC’s hit Desperate Housewives! There is no doubt about it that she is smoking hot! She plays the roles of sultry characters a lot, and does risqué campaigns. Go girl!

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9. Gwyneth Paltrow (43): Gwyneth Paltrow has been acting for a couple of decades, with many films under her belt. She was famously married to Chris Martin, of Coldplay, until last year. The pair have two children together. She also founded Goop, which is a popular online site. She is even the author of two cookbooks and the founder of a lifestyle company. She’s been the face of Coach and perfume for Estee Lauder, too. Paltrow shows us that you can be sexy, successful and single with children all at the same time.

10. Edie Falco (53): You may know her as Carmela Soprano or “Nurse Jackie”, but it’s no denying that Edie Falco rules the television scene. She’s a talented actress, with numerous award wins to prove it. Falco also is a breast cancer survivor and looks great for her age. She is not married, but has adopted two children. It’s true that we get better and better as we age.

Who are your favorite successful, sexy, single, female celebrities? Comment below!