Pop Quiz: What do child stars Christina Ricci, Ben Savage and Eliza Dushku have in common with television host Vanessa Minnillo, Backstreet boy Nick Carter and Tennis Ace Venus Williams? Answer: In 2010, they all celebrated a momentous milestone – turning 30!  It is a decade that many cite as their favorite; a time of self-confidence, empowerment and allegedly, peaking sexuality. Join Starpulse as we raise a glass to 13 fabulous celebrities who rang in their “dirty thirty” this year:

Zooey Deschanel – Jan. 17:   Don’t let the baby-face fool you: Like her sister, ‘Bones’ actress Emily Deschanel, this doe-eyed darling has been cruising castings since adolescence, proving to be quite the multi-talent. Whether comically mixing it up with Will Ferrell in 2003’s ‘Elf,’ warbling about the touch and feel of cotton for national commercials or breaking Joseph Gordon Levitt’s heart in last year’s big screen hit ‘500 Days of Summer,’ Hollywood’s resident vegan cabaret singer – recently married to Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard – is sure to surprise and delight in the decade ahead.