8 Iconic Women That Prove Age is Just a Number

It may not be Women’s History Month, which falls in March, but that doesn’t mean acknowledging and celebrating empowering women shouldn’t occur. Whether you’re in your twenties or your fifties, it’s important to remember the words of the late and great talent, Aaliyah Age ain’t nothing but a number, and inspiration can come from anyone at any point in your life.

So you want to be a chef but you’re 25 and can’t cook? You may be surprised the age that culinary icon, Julia Child learned her way around the kitchen (find out below). In addition to Child, here are remarkable women who’ve achieved success regardless of their age, removing stigma and criticism from the conversation and instead inspiring hard work, dedication, and sometimes, a bit of luck.

Have a look at eight women from food, fashion, TV, film, beauty and media that have a notable name we won’t soon forget. 

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Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Winfrey is worth an estimated $2.8 billion and the super-famed talk show host and media mogul first landed her daytime stardom at the age of 32. Oprah’s early, tough beginnings have been well documented including her being sexually abused at age 9. However, that didn’t stop the now 62-year-old from forging her own powerful dialogue via TV, film and publishing, proving you can be the master of your own fate if you choose to. Heck, she even has her OWN network. According to Forbes, Oprah Winfrey is number two on the list of America’s Self-Made Women (2016).

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