We take a look at the celebrities who are aging gracefully, and those of who might even look better now!

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1. Vanessa Williams, Now

Vanessa Williams, Now

2. Morris Chestnut, Then

Morris Chestnut, Then

Morris Chestnut, died too soon on “Boyz in the Hood” because it stripped viewers of seeing a very handsome, young man….

3. Morris Chestnut, Now

Morris Chestnut, Now

4. Jada Pinkett Smith, Now

Jada Pinkett Smith, Now

5. MC LYTE, Now


Now the rapper has definitely shed her rough image and is looking fabulous! (PR)

6. Angela Bassett, Then

Angela Bassett, Then

Angela Bassett’s deep eyes and strong cheek bones have always been a staple of her look.

7. Angela Bassett, Now

Angela Bassett, Now

Now, the “What’s Love Got to Do With It” actress only looks better with her strong features. (PR)

8. Angela Bassett, Now

Angela Bassett, Now

9. Nia Long, Then

Nia Long, Then

Nia Long has been a bombshell since her “Boyz in the Hood” days. (TheUrbanDaily)

10. Nia Long, Now

Nia Long, Now

It is hard to believe that she has become even more of a bombshell with age and two children. (PR)

11. Nia Long

Nia Long

12. Will Smith, Then

Will Smith, Then

It could have been the over-sized ears, the funny outfits, or his slinky frame but we prefer Will Smith now that he has aged a bit. (TheUrbanDaily)

13. Will Smith, Now

Will Smith, Now

Will Smith has come a long way since his goofy days on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” he has definitely grown into those ears. (PR)

14. Will Smith, Now

Will Smith, Now

15. Janet Jackson, Then

Janet Jackson, Then

Janet Jackson has been the celebrity crush for many over the years, and age isn’t stopping her from being near the top of the list.

16. Janet Jackson, Now

Janet Jackson, Now

Janet Jackson has had many looks but we think she finally has found her best one. (PR)

17. Queen Latifah, Then

Queen Latifah, Then

Queen Latifah went from the tom-boy, gun toting girl in “Set it Off”…

18. Queen Latifah, Now

Queen Latifah, Now

19. Queen Latifah, Now

Queen Latifah, Now

To one of the faces of Cover Girl Cosmetics; now that is aging gracefully. (PR)

20. Denzel Washington, Then

Denzel Washington, Then

How can we put this…..

21. Denzel Washington, Now

Denzel Washington, Now

We will take Denzel Washington from the 1980s, 1990s,2000s or whenever because that is one good-looking man no matter his age. (PR)

22. Denzel Washington, now

Denzel Washington, now

23. Taraji p. Henson, Then

Taraji p. Henson, Then

Taraji has not been around very long, since her major debut in 2001′s “Baby Boy” but…..

24. Taraji p. Henson, Now

Taraji p. Henson, Now

We think the fierce actress, looks have only improved almost 12 years after being “Yvette.” (PR)

25. Taraji P. Henson, Now

Taraji P. Henson, Now

26. Oprah Winfrey, Then

Oprah Winfrey, Then

Oprah hit our TV screens with big eyebrows and even bigger hair luckily she has shed that look and is now one of the richest woman in the world.

27. Oprah, Now

Oprah, Now

28. Bern Nadette Stanis, Then

Bern Nadette Stanis, Then

“Thelma” from “Good Times” was the childhood crush of many and she can still carry her own today.

29. Bern Nadette Stanis, Now

Bern Nadette Stanis, Now

Stanis was a bombshell during her TV and now she’s one hot mom.

30. Kenya Moore, Then

Kenya Moore, Then

31. Kenya Moore

Kenya Moore

32. Cicely Tyson, Then

Cicely Tyson, Then

33. Cicely Tyson, Now

Cicely Tyson, Now